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Earthbound designer Shigesato Itoi sent out a fairly simple tweet: "If you go to Fukushima, you can buy peaches like this."
A system to provide early warnings of earthquakes such as the one which shook California's wine country this week is planned and ready to go, but two years after the scientific work finished, the funding is still being lined up.
OK, heA's a multi-millionaire pouring his family fortune into a one-man war on organized crime.
The family of chicken farmers lived in their mortgaged home in Yamakiya, 30 miles north of the Tokyo power plant that released harmful radiation after a March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Japan is facing the toughest test yet in its effort to restore nuclear energy to the country more than three years after the Fukushima disaster: scrutiny from a skeptical population.
Ahead of his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said he was keenly looking forward to the trip beginning August 30 to take the "time-tested" bilateral ties to a new level and increase cooperation in various fields.
Japan plans to propose a 50 percent cut on catches of young bluefin tuna in the Western and Central Pacific, officials said Tuesday , in a historic shift aimed at safeguarding the at-risk species.
Since his first year of medical training at the Kyoto University-affiliated Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Afghanistan-born Khaled Reshad has worked harder than others to gain Japanese patients' trust.
Such risks can be prevented by encrypting Wi-Fi connections, but the three airports refrain from doing so in favour of user convenience, as password entry would be required for encrypted Internet connections.
President Xi Jinping and Shinzo Abe have had no official talks since the Japanese prime minister came to power, but both sides have recently made moves towards mending fences.
From the Global Collaboration Center, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan ; Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Health, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan ; Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Toyko, Japan ; and Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and ... (more)
Boxes sit on display for Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.'s PlayStation 4 video game console at a Bic Camera Inc. electronics store in Tokyo, Japan, on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.
Fairmont High School teacher Ashley Berdeau arrives in Japan. Her visit to the Land of the Rising Sun was part of her prize after being declared Teacher of the Year by the Public Schools of Robeson County.
Residents on an island in Japan's northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido have begun cleaning up after rain-triggered landslides.
Sunday was International Go-Topless Day, where people in cities around the world are invited to stand up for women's right to go topless in public.
When External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj sits down with Vietnamese leaders in Hanoi on Monday, a widely shared concern in Asia will be at the top of the agenda: How does one deal with an increasingly assertive China and the uncertain dynamic in Beijing's relations with Washington? During his visit to New Delhi earlier this month, US Secretary ... (more)
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:34 am
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