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The maglev train being tested in central Japan could cut travel time between Tokyo and Osaka, or New York to D.C. to one hour.
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1 hr ago | Malaysian National News Agency
A strong earthquake, measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale, struck the Kuril Islands in Japan at 1.24 am today, according to the Malaysian Meteorological Department.
5 hrs ago | English Dong-A
Presenting records more important than demanding Japan`s apology over massacre .
10 hrs ago | The Raw Story
Japan's controversial new state secrets law was condemned Saturday as "the largest ever threat to democracy in postwar Japan" by a group of academics, including two Nobel prize winners, reports said.
14 hrs ago | Saipan Tribune
Cultural ties between the CNMI and Japan continue to flourish despite a decline in Japanese tourist arrivals that was precipitated by the departure of Japan Airlines in 2005.
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Today is the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese. It's a day to remember the 2,403 Americans who died at Pearl Harbor, and it's a day to remember the 16,112,566 Americans who served in the armed forces during World War II.
"Wounded Tiger" is a complex and compelling, first "non-fiction novel" by Tucsonan T. Martin Bennett, about the Japanese pilot Commander Mitsuo Fuchida who lead the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and survived WWII.
In the media debate about the state secrets bill, much has been said about the public's right to know.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called Friday for a summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping to reset relations after an escalation in bilateral tensions, invoking a 2006 visit to Beijing during his first administration.
The new route will complement Air Canada's existing flights to Tokyo Narita International Airport from , the option of flying to Tokyo-Haneda airport aboard our new 787 Dreamliner.
Anti-state secrets law protesters holding "abolish secrets bill" placards shout "shame on you" in front of the Diet building in Tokyo after learning the upper house lawmakers voted to approve the bill late Friday night, Dec. 6, 2013.
Japan's parliament on Friday adopted a law on protecting state secrets despite a public outcry, with strong opposition from the media and academics who fear it will infringe on the right to information and free expression.
Firefighters Yoshiomy Komattsu and Kenichiro Yanagida get ready with other colleagues from Japan to learn fire rescue techniques near Oroville on Thursday.
With his face hidden behind sunglasses and a white surgical mask, the artist is almost as invisible as the radioactive contamination he is protesting against - yet his stickers are graphic reminders of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Police officers patrol a Tokyo street. In the Japanese city of Sakai, police arrested a woman who called them over 15,000 times in the span of six months Police officers patrol a Tokyo street.