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1 hr ago | Malaysian National News Agency
A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted off Kyushu area in southwest Japan early Friday with no injuries or damages reported, China's Xinhua news agency reported.
5 hrs ago | Autoblog
Holy makeshift Batcycle, Batman . This rider in Japan deserves a round of applause and pat on the back for his dedication to an idea.
8 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt
Unfortunately for those who prefer to confuse fantasy with reality, Gotham City is a fictional place, home to a superhero who wears black on the outside, because that is what he feels on the inside.
11 hrs ago | KTXL-TV Sacramento
The apparently shocking revelation was made in an LA Times article published Wednesday about a retrospective of Kitty paraphernalia opening next month at the Japanese American National Museum.
12 hrs ago | Business News
On Thursday the court ordered Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co. and an affiliate to pay compensation for losses stemming from the 2007 bond deal, overturning a district court judgment made last year, TFK, an entity responsible for repaying creditors following Takefuji's 2010 bankruptcy, said in a statement on its website yesterday.
16 hrs ago | Nikkei Net Interactive
As Asian countries become more prosperous, they are undergoing the familiar pattern of population growth and aging.
20 hrs ago | Reuters
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is likely to boost the number of female ministers when he reshuffles his cabinet next week in a show of commitment to promoting women, but the appointees may struggle to convince skeptics they are more than tokens.
20 hrs ago | Outlook
Ahead of his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tweeted in Japanese to strike a chord with the Japanese people whose "scale of innovation" he admired.
22 hrs ago | International Business Times
An Iranian soldier stands guard inside the Natanz uranium enrichment facility, 322km south of Iran's capital Tehran March 9, 2006.
The People's Liberation Army Navy on Wednesday held a memorial ceremony for the First Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895 on a ship anchored in a Weihai port in east China's Shandong Province.
Wolves may be susceptible to yawn contagion, according to a new study. Researchers suggest that contagious yawning may be linked to human capacity for empathy, but little evidence apart from studies on primates, exists that links contagious yawning to empathy in other animals.
Japanese health authorities have reported the first locally transmitted case of dengue fever in the country in nearly 70 years.
The Japan Tour swings back into action as their 2014 schedule heats up this week with the playing of the RZ Everlasting KBC Augusta tournament at the Keya Golf Club in Fukuoka in the very north of the southern island of Kyushu.
According to the sales contract, the bus maker is expected to export 1,100 units of buses to the African nation with a total value of 224 million RMB .
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe sent a message to a ceremony honouring war criminals, officials have confirmed, amid strained ties with China and South Korea.
The 3.6 million yen Land Cruiser 70, the toughest of the Land Cruiser models, arrives at Japanese dealers Monday.
Earthbound designer Shigesato Itoi sent out a fairly simple tweet: "If you go to Fukushima, you can buy peaches like this."
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 08:54 pm
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