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  • Japan moves to focus resources on severe COVID-19 patients K年1月25日 E5時34分 Japan Times The rapid rise in omicron cases has prompted moves to concentrate medical resources on severely ill patients, amid worries that the health care system will once again be put under dire strain. The development comes on top of the expected expansion of quasi …
  • Tokyo reports 12,813 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 62,612 K年1月25日 E8時32分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Tuesday reported 12,813 new coronavirus cases, up 4,310 from Monday and up 7,628 from last Tuesday. By age group, 3,126 cases were in their 20s, 2,257 in their 30s and 1,876 in their 40s, while 1,463 were aged between …
  • Japan to expand COVID quasi-emergency to 34 of 47 prefectures K年1月25日 E3時50分 Japan Today Japan is set to expand a COVID-19 quasi-state of emergency to 34 of the nation's 47 prefectures as Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Monday he plans to add 18 more areas to cope with a recent Omicron strain-driven spike in coronavirus cases. The …
  • With international tourists still absent, Japan’s ski resorts dig deep K年1月24日 E3時22分 Japan Times Hakuba, Nagano Pref. – Ask any skier or snowboarder for their list of must-visit winter destinations, and Japan will invariably feature. “Nowhere in the world is there snow quite like it,” says a skier at the Hakuba Happo-One ski resort after more than 1 …
  • Exploring the poetry of an exiled emperor on the Oki Islands K年1月23日 E11時57分 Japan Times Before winter’s rough seas make ferry crossings a gamble, I board a vessel at Shichirui Port in Shimane Prefecture, headed for Nakanoshima in the distant Oki Islands. It’s not my first exploration of the islands, which offer some of the most spectacular …
  • Tokyo reports 9,468 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 50,030 K年1月23日 E11時44分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Sunday reported 9,468 new coronavirus cases, down 1,759 from Saturday and up 5,296 from last Sunday. By age group, 2,411 cases were in their 20s, 1,694 in their 30s and 1,362 in their 40s, while 1,141 were aged between …
  • Parks' Nagoya whips Hokkaido; Paras, Niigata suffer 24th straight loss K年1月22日 E3時49分 Manila Bulletin Sports / Basketball / Parks' Nagoya whips Hokkaido; Paras, Niigata suffer 24th straight loss Ray Parks Jr. struggles didn’t prevent the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins from continuing their good run of form in Japan’s B.League after a 90-60 rout of …
  • Tokyo reports 9,699 new cases; nationwide tally 49,854 K年1月21日 E8時56分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Friday reported a record high 9,699 new coronavirus cases, up 1,061 from Thursday and up 5,641 from last Friday. By age group, 2,973 cases were in their 20s, 1,835 in their 30s and 1,333 in their 40s, while 1,078 were …
  • Anti-COVID steps far from uniform for Japan prefectures under quasi-emergency K年1月20日 E10時17分 Japan Times Taking a page out of a familiar playbook, 13 more prefectures will soon impose restrictions on alcohol sales and business hours as part of quasi-emergency measures, but while the measures against COVID-19 will mostly target restaurants and bars, the rules …
  • Japan decides to put Tokyo, 12 more areas under COVID quasi-emergency K年1月20日 E9時30分 Kazinform TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan decided Wednesday to place Tokyo and 12 other areas under a coronavirus quasi-state of emergency, with a record 41,487 new infections reported nationwide as the highly transmissible Omicron variant spreads rapidly across the …
  • Tokyo reports 8,638 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 46,199 K年1月20日 E9時06分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Thursday reported a record high 8,638 new coronavirus cases, up 1,261 from Wednesday and up 5,514 from last Thursday. By age group, 2,617 cases were in their 20s, 1,550 in their 30s and 1,1251 in their 40s, while 976 …
  • Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo prefectures seek COVID quasi-emergency K年1月20日 E9時06分 Japan Today The western Japan prefectures of Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo will ask the government Friday to place them under a coronavirus quasi-state emergency amid the rapid spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant, Osaka Gov Hirofumi Yoshimura said. The planned …
  • Tokyo reports record high 7,377 new coronavirus cases K年1月19日 E1時18分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Wednesday reported a record high 7,377 new coronavirus cases, up 2,192 from Tuesday and up 5,179 from last Wednesday. By age group, 2,120 cases were in their 20s, 1,305 in their 30s, 1,043 in their 40s, while 939 were …
  • Inpex to start exploratory offshore drilling in Japan K年1月18日 E11時56分 Tradingcharts.com Jan 18, 2022 (MarketLine via COMTEX) -- Inpex Corporation is set to conduct exploratory drilling operations, offshore the Shimane and Yamaguchi prefectures in Japan, to identify potential oil and natural gas resources. The work will be carried out by the …
  • Japan's daily COVID-19 cases top 30,000, setting new record K年1月18日 E8時14分 Japan Today Japan's confirmed 32,197 daily coronavirus cases on Tuesday, topping 30,000 for the first time, surpassing the previous record of 25,992 registered in August last year, according to a Kyodo News tally. The western prefecture of Osaka the same day …
  • Inpex to conduct exploratory gas drilling off west Japan K年1月18日 E5時59分 EIN Presswire TOKYO : Japan's biggest oil and gas explorer Inpex Corp will conduct exploratory offshore drilling off western Japan from March to July in the hope of finding natural gas, the company and a ministry of industry official said. The project, off the …
  • Inpex to conduct drilling survey, aiming to launch Japan’s first gas project in decades K年1月18日 E3時10分 Japan Times Inpex Corp. will conduct an exploratory drilling survey off Japan’s western coast from March to July, hoping to achieve natural gas production from around 2032 if sufficient reserves are discovered, the firm said Monday. The project would be Japan’s first …
  • Japan to explore 1.4 Tcf of recoverable gas reserves for 46.7 Bcf/year output K年1月17日 E11時33分 Investing.com Japan intends to explore 1.4 Tcf of estimated recoverable natural gas reserves offshore Shimane and Yamaguchi prefectures in the west that could produce 46.7 Bcf/year of gas after starting output in 2032, an official at the Ministry of Economy, Trade …
  • Tokyo reports 3,719 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 20,991 K年1月17日 E10時39分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Monday reported 3,719 new coronavirus cases, down 453 from Sunday and up 2,848 from last Monday. The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is five, unchanged from Sunday, health officials …
  • Functional Films market Size Expected to Reach CAGR of 4.8% till 2028 | 3M, Toray Industries, Inc., Nagase & Co. Ltd. K年1月14日 E10時53分 EIN Presswire Functional films are polymer sheets that are used to improve the properties of the fragile substrate. SEATTLE, WA, UNITED STATES , January 14, 2022 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Coherent Market Insights have included a latest addition of global market …
  • Malema on Zondo: We are not scared of him and he must know that K年1月12日 E9時45分 The Citizen (South Africa) Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has divided his social media followers after a post slamming Acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo. This after Zondo’s media briefing on Wednesday in which he hit back at Sisulu for her controversial …
  • Tokyo tightens COVID-19 dining restrictions and closes some facilities amid surge K年1月12日 E12時24分 Japan Times The Tokyo Metropolitan Government tightened its restrictions Tuesday on group dining at restaurants, and closed some facilities, in response to the spread of the omicron variant of the novel coronavirus. The metropolitan government now limits the size of …
  • Yamaguchi and Hiroshima already eyeing upgrade to state of emergency K年1月8日 E8時47分 Japan Times Yamaguchi/Hiroshima – COVID-19 pre-emergency measures for Yamaguchi and Hiroshima prefectures may need to be upgraded to a full-blown state of emergency, the governors of the two western prefectures suggested Saturday. “We need to have that in mind at …
  • Record-low 2,626 traffic-related deaths reported in Japan in 2021 K年1月5日 E12時29分 Japan Today The National Police Agency (NPA) said in a report released Tuesday that the number of fatalities from traffic accidents in Japan in 20121 was 2,636.  This is a decrease of 203 deaths from 2020. It’s also the lowest number since 1948, when officials began …
  • Japan and South Korea face lost decade, locked in mutual distrust K年1月4日 E7時39分 Japan Times Seoul – Later this year will mark a decade since former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak set foot on the Sea of Japan islets of Takeshima, controlled by South Korea and claimed by Japan, in August 2012, damaging the bilateral relationship. Although a …
  • Parks, Nagoya yield to Shimane as Pinoy imports struggle in B.League K年1月3日 E11時50分 Manila Bulletin Ray Parks and the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins saw their nine-game winning run come to an end at the hands of the Shimane Susanoo Magic, 88-81, on Monday, Jan 3. at the Matsue City Gymnasium. Shimane rode the hot-hands of Seiya Ando who unloaded 21 points and …
  • Woman in her 80s stabbed by man inside train station in Shimane Prefecture K年1月3日 E12時18分 Japan Today Police in Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, have arrested a 38-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder after he stabbed a woman in her 80s inside JR Matsue Station. According to police, the incident occurred at around 12:40 p.m. Saturday, Fuji TV reported. …
  • Japan's daily COVID-19 cases reach new high since Omicron spread K年1月3日 E12時17分 Japan Today Japan confirmed 554 daily coronavirus cases Sunday, a new high since the Omicron variant was first detected in late November, amid a steady increase of infections involving the highly transmissible strain in the midst of the country's New Year holidays …
  • Parks logs efficient game as Nagoya extends win streak to nine K年1月2日 E8時02分 Philippine STAR MANILA, Philippines — Bobby Ray Parks had an efficient outing in his first game of the year as he helped the Nagoya Dolphins drub the Shimane Susanoo Magic, 91-76, Sunday. Parks scored 15 points on a respectable 7-of-10 shooting clip. He also had five …
  • B.League: Nagoya, Ray Parks win eight straight K年12月29日 E3時05分 Inquirer.net Nagoya Dolphins’ Ray Parks. B.LEAGUE PHOTO MANILA, Philippines—Nagoya and Bobby Ray Parks Jr. stretched their winning run to eight straight games as they battered Osaka, 108-84, in the West Conference of the 2021-22 Japan B.League season Wednesday at …
  • B.League: San-En ends losing streak at 14 games, beats Mikawa K年12月28日 E9時29分 Inquirer.net FILE––Photo from San-En NeoPhoenix MANILA, Philippines—San-En put a stop to its disastrous 14-game skid as it took down Mikawa, 88-80, in its West Conference matchup in the 2021-22 Japan B.League season Sunday at Wing Arena Kariya in Aichi. Thirdy Ravena …
  • Newly-appointed envoys call on Sri Lanka foreign minister K年12月24日 E9時08分 Adaderana Foreign Minister Prof. G. L Peiris has met the newly appointed envoys representing 17 countries at the Foreign Ministry on 22 December. The meeting followed the presentation of credentials to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Tuesday by the envoys. The …
  • Foreign Minister Peiris meets Envoys of 17 countries after their presentation of credentials K年12月24日 E8時47分 MENAFN (MENAFN- African Press Organization) Download logo Foreign Minister Prof. G. L Peiris met the newly appointed envoys representing 17 countries at the Foreign Ministry on 22 December. The meeting followed the presentation of credentials to President …
  • Appointment of the High Commissioner of the of Republic of Botswana to Sri Lanka K年12月23日 E8時46分 MENAFN (MENAFN- African Press Organization) The Government of the Republic of Botswana with the concurrence of the Government of Sri Lanka has appointed Mr. Gilbert Shimane Mangole as the High Commissioner of the Republic of Botswana to Sri Lanka based in New …
  • Sri Lanka - Seventeen newly accredited envoys to Sri Lanka present their credentials K年12月22日 E11時56分 MENAFN (MENAFN- Colombo Gazette) Seventeen newly accredited envoys to Sri Lanka presented their credentials to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the President's House. The 17 new envoys included 11 Ambassadors and six High Commissioners. The new Ambassadors …
  • Seventeen newly-appointed envoys present credentials K年12月22日 E6時53分 Adaderana Seventeen newly accredited envoys to Sri Lanka including 11 newly appointed Ambassadors and six High Commissioners presented their credentials to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the President’s House yesterday (December 21). The new Ambassadors were …
  • Kiefer, Shiga end slump K年12月18日 E6時53分 Manila Bulletin Kiefer Ravena and the Shiga Lakestars finally ended their 11-game skid after a 76-72 home win over the Yokohama B-Corsairs in Japan’s B.League action held Saturday, Dec. 18 at the Ukaru-chan Arena. Ravena’s three-point play with 26 seconds left broke a 72- …
  • Parks, Nagoya reassert mastery over Ramos' Toyama K年12月18日 E9時47分 Philippine STAR Luisa Morales - Philstar.com December 18, 2021 | 4:42pm MANILA, Philippines — Bobby Ray Parks and the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins continued to dominate their season matchup against Dwight Ramos and the Toyama Grouses winning anew on Saturday, 90-85, at the …
  • Kiefer season-high spoiled in Shiga loss; Parks' Nagoya wins 3rd straight K年12月15日 E2時26分 Philippine STAR Luisa Morales - Philstar.com December 15, 2021 | 8:31pm MANILA, Philippines (Updated 8:36 p.m.) — A season-high scoring night for Kiefer Ravena was not enough for the Shiga Lakestars against the Osaka Evessa, losing 81-89 in Japan B. League action at the …
  • As Japan’s finance sector ends painful year, ex-Nomura banker vows to bring change K年12月13日 E10時33分 Japan Times In the corridors of Tokyo’s financial districts, they’re calling it a year to forget. The country’s biggest brokerage took a ¥311 billion ($2.7 billion) hit after Bill Hwang’s family office blew up. One of its three giant banking groups said its chief …
  • Ramos' Toyama wins vs Kiefer's Shiga; Parks plays sparingly in Nagoya victory K年12月11日 E2時15分 Philippine STAR Luisa Morales - Philstar.com December 11, 2021 | 9:00pm MANILA, Philippines — Dwight Ramos got the better of Gilas Pilipinas senior Kiefer Ravena as his Toyama Grouses sent the latter's Shiga Lakestars reeling to their ninth straight loss, 107-102, in …
  • Javi GDL, Ibaraki fall to Shimane K年12月11日 E2時05分 Manila Bulletin Javi Gomez de Liano and the Ibaraki Robots suffered an 87-59 drubbing from the Shimane Susanoo Magic in the Japan B. League at the Adastria Mito Arena Saturday, Dec. 11. Shimane found its scoring groove as early in the second quarter and led by as many as …
  • Thirdy returns from suspension; Kiefer, Ramos collide in B.League K年12月10日 E11時55分 Manila Bulletin Sports / Others / Thirdy returns from suspension; Kiefer, Ramos collide in B.League Thirdy Ravena returns from a two-game suspension this weekend as the San-En Neophoenix face a huge test against the defending champion Chiba Jets in Japan’s B. …
  • Parks sparkles in Dolphins’ win vs rival in Japan K年12月6日 E7時18分 Tempo RAY Parks Jr. (File) By JONAS TERRADO Ray Parks Jr. and the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins settled for a split of their two-game series with the Shimane Susanoo Magic after a 94-86 home loss Sunday in Japan’s B.League. Parks had 13 points on 4-of-9 shooting with …
  • Javi GDL, Ibaraki fall short of comeback vs Chiba; Parks' Nagoya splits vs Shimane K年12月5日 E10時14分 Philippine STAR Luisa Morales - Philstar.com December 5, 2021 | 5:03pm MANILA, Philippines — Filipino imports Javi Gomez de Liaño and Bobby Ray Parks Jr. both absorbed losses in their respective games on Sunday. Gomez de Liaño's Ibaraki Robots, for their part, fell …
  • Parks, Nagoya split weekend games against Shimane; Javi GDL, Ibaraki fall to Chiba K年12月5日 E9時07分 Manila Bulletin Sports / Parks, Nagoya split weekend games against Shimane; Javi GDL, Ibaraki fall to Chiba Ray Parks Jr. and the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins settled for a split of their two-game series with the Shimane Susanoo Magic after a 94-86 home loss Sunday, Dec. 5 …
  • Ray Parks powers Nagoya past Shimane; Ramos, Toyama yield to Ryukyu K年12月4日 E10時34分 Manila Bulletin Sports / Basketball / Ray Parks powers Nagoya past Shimane; Ramos, Toyama yield to Ryukyu Ray Parks Jr. topscored with 20 points as the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins beat the Shimane Susanoo Magic, 82-73, yesterday in the resumption of Japan’s B.League …
  • Parks drops 20 to lead Nagoya past Shimane as B League returns K年12月4日 E9時47分 Philippine STAR Luisa Morales - Philstar.com December 4, 2021 | 5:01pm MANILA, Philippines — Bobby Ray Parks led all scorers for the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins to pace his team to a 82-73 win over the Shimane Susanoo Magic at the Dolphins Arena on Saturday. Despite trailing …
  • Apple Announces Third Annual Apple Music Award Winners: The Weeknd Wins Global Award For Artist Of The Year; Olivia Rodrigo And H.E.R. Also Take Home Top Awards K年12月1日 E6時34分 Top40-Charts.com New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Apple today announced the winners of the third annual Apple Music Awards, recognizing the best artists of 2021 and their influence on global culture. The Apple Music Awards honor achievements in music across five distinct …
  • What temples and shrines mean to an outsider K年11月28日 E1時00分 Japan Times Nagoya – Wakayama Prefecture doesn’t just feel like a spiritual place, it is spiritual. On its northern borders are holy sites such as the Ise Grand Shrine in Mie Prefecture and Todaiji Temple in Nara Prefecture, which houses Japan’s largest Buddha statue. …
  • New research suggests Delta strain 'drove itself to extinction' in Japan K年11月22日 E7時45分 The New Zeland Herald The Delta variant is a highly contagious SARS-CoV-2 virus strain. Video / Paul SlaterIncredible new data out of Japan has left experts convinced the nation of 125 million has successfully eradicated the Delta variant of Covid-19. New research out of …
  • ‘LITERALLY SHOCKED’: Place where Delta ‘mutated to extinction’ K年11月22日 E8時55分 Gold Coast Bulletin A potentially revolutionary theory has sought to explain the sudden, steep decline in Delta variant cases in a country of 125 million people. Incredible new data out of Japan has left experts convinced the nation of 125 million has successfully eradicated …
  • What’s behind the rapid disappearance of the delta variant in Japan? It could be self-extinction. K年11月18日 E8時55分 Japan Times Why did Japan’s fifth and biggest wave of the coronavirus pandemic, driven by the supercontagious delta variant, suddenly come to an abrupt end following a seemingly relentless rise in new infections? And what made Japan different from other developed …
  • 'Differences' between Japan and South Korea derail US press conference K年11月18日 E3時53分 Channel News Asia WASHINGTON: A joint press conference in Washington between the deputy foreign ministers of Japan and South Korean was cancelled at the last minute because of "differences" between the two US allies, said US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman …
  • South Korean police chief visits Takeshima Islands K年11月16日 E7時09分 South Korea News.net The head of South Korea's national police has visited the Takeshima Islands. Japan's foreign minister said the country cannot tolerate the visit. South Korea controls the islands. Japan claims them. The Japanese government maintains the islands are …
  • Elab wants you to opt-in to a circular economy K年11月14日 E12時49分 Japan Times Tucked in the quiet backstreets of Tokyo’s artsy Kuramae neighborhood, in stylish premises accented by warm woods, verdant foliage and apothecary-style shelves of herbs and spices, the newly opened elab is initiating social change. Operated in co-op style …
  • Shinto Shrine of Shusse Inari in America Hosts Aki-matsuri and Children’s Blessing Saturday K年11月9日 E9時21分 Rafu Shimpo - California The children’s blessing known as Shichigosan will be held Saturday at the Miyako Hybrid Hotel. This Saturday, Nov. 13, Shinto Shrine of Shusse Inari in America will host its annual Aki-matsuri and Shichigosan children’s blessing, at the Miyako Hybrid Hotel …
  • Kiefer's Shiga, Thirdy's San-En prevail in Emperor's Cup K年10月31日 E11時03分 Manila Bulletin Four Filipino players and their teams extended their campaign following victories Sunday, Oct. 31 in the All-Japan Basketball Championship in Hokkaido, Tachikawa and Kishiwada. Thirdy Ravena and the San-En Neophoenix posted a 90-76 win over the Koshigaya …
  • Filipinos play limited minutes; Aquino makes Japan debut in Emperor’s Cup K年10月30日 E1時52分 Manila Bulletin Ray Parks Jr., Dwight Ramos, Kobe Paras and the debuting Matthew Aquino saw action for their B.League teams that won Saturday, Oct. 30 in the All-Japan Championship which is also known as the Emperor’s Cup. Parks had six points, three rebounds, four …
  • In Japan, rural voters count more than those in big cities K年10月29日 E10時03分 The Indian Express The mountain village of Chizu explains a lot about how one party has kept a virtual lock on power in Japan for close to seven decades. The village, in western Japan, has long been in decline. Its population has dwindled to 6,600 people, close to half of …
  • In Japan Elections, Rural Voters Count More Than Those in Big Cities K年10月28日 E4時39分 The New York Times CHIZU, Japan — The mountain village of Chizu explains a lot about how one party has kept a virtual lock on power in Japan for close to seven decades. The village, in western Japan, has long been in decline. Its population has dwindled to 6,600 people, …
  • Giant jellyfish threaten Japanese fisheries K年10月21日 E12時12分 Honolulu Star-Advertiser - Hawaii JAPAN NEWS-YOMIURI When tangled in fishing nets, Nomura’s jellyfish can damage catches and destroy the nets. The giant jellyfish was spotted in waters near Echizen, Fukui prefecture last month. TOKYO >> Swarms of giant jellyfish are floating along …
  • Oral drug molnupiravir seen as ‘key trump card’ in Japan’s battle against COVID-19 K年10月20日 E9時23分 Japan Times The government has expressed interest in introducing an oral antiviral drug for COVID-19 by the end of the year, with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida saying that such treatments could become a “key trump card” in the prolonged, uphill battle against the …
  • Curry On: Japan and South Korea Clash Over Dish That Resembles Disputed Islands K年10月12日 E3時38分 Sputnik News Registration was successful! Please follow the link from the email sent to Send again https://sputniknews.com/20211012/curry-on-japan-and-south-korea-clash-over-dish-that-resembles-disputed-islands-1089861773.html Curry On: Japan and South …
  • Japan’s island-shaped curry inflames tensions with Korean neighbours K年10月12日 E5時09分 The Guardian A simple bowl of curry is at the centre of the latest row in a long-running territorial dispute between Japan and the Koreas. Media in North and South Korea reacted angrily after an online media report about a seafood curry sold in Japan that includes …
  • Japan’s eight-month booster shot timeline could cause large sixth wave, study says K年10月9日 E6時18分 Japan Times The health ministry’s plan to administer third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine at least eight months after an individuals’ second shot needs to be reconsidered and the timeline should be shortened, according to projections by a researcher at the University …
  • Maintaining Mizuno’s Garden K年10月8日 E4時14分 The Observer - Washington State Students living on CWU’s campus have likely walked past or through the Japanese Garden, located just west of the SURC. This garden, which was dedicated to late CWU president Donald L. Garrity in 1995 for his commitment to international education, …
  • Giant jellyfish pose threat to fisheries K年10月4日 E11時38分 Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette Giant jellyfish pose threat to fisheries The Washington Post TOKYO -- Swarms of giant jellyfish are floating along the coastline of the Sea of Japan, and the damage they may cause to fisheries is feared to be the worst in more than a decade. Nomura's …
  • Flight out of Narita Airport delayed because of a turtle on the runway K年9月26日 E5時59分 Japan Today There are always a lot of fears associated with air travel, from the unlikely situation of lightning striking a wing to the more rational fear of a crime boss putting a crate of vipers onboard in order to kill a key witness in their murder trial. But …
  • LDP faction boss Takeshita dies at 74 K年9月18日 E12時41分 Japan Today Wataru Takeshita, a veteran member of the House of Representatives and head of a major faction in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, died Friday night at age 74, party sources said Saturday. Takeshita, the younger brother of late former Prime Minister …
  • LDP faction leader Wataru Takeshita dies at 74 K年9月18日 E7時03分 Japan Times Wataru Takeshita, who headed a major faction in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, died at age 74, NHK reported Saturday. Takeshita died Friday at his home in Tokyo, the public broadcaster said, quoting unidentified sources. The former chair of the LDP …
  • Nuclear reactor in Shimane passes safety review K年9月15日 E11時51分 Japan Today A reactor in Shimane Prefecture, installed in the country's sole nuclear plant built in a prefectural capital, cleared a national safety screening on Wednesday. The No. 2 unit of Chugoku Electric Power Co's nuclear plant in Matsue, became the 17th …
  • Japan’s tally of centenarians hits record 86,500 — and women account for 88% of them K年9月14日 E4時44分 Japan Times The number of people 100 years old or above in Japan is estimated to have hit a record 86,510, with the number of men reaching the milestone topping 10,000 for the first time, health ministry data showed Tuesday. The number of centenarians as of Sept. 15 …
  • Japan's centenarians hit record 86,500, 10,000-plus men for 1st time K年9月14日 E1時09分 Kazinform TOKYO. KAZINFORM The number of people aged 100 or above in Japan is estimated at a record 86,510, with the number of men reaching the milestone topping 10,000 for the first time, health ministry data showed Tuesday. The number of centenarians as of Sept. …
  • Number of centenarians in Japan tops 86,000 K年9月14日 E11時14分 Big News Network Tokyo [Japan] September 14 (ANI): Japan's health and welfare ministry on Tuesday informed that the number of centenarians in Japan has hit a record high of more than 86,000. The government survey showed that 86,510 people are aged 100 or above in the …
  • Japan’s opposition parties rattled by Suga’s move toward exit K年9月7日 E12時13分 Japan Times Opposition parties are keeping a nervous eye on the leadership election of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party this month after Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga opted not to run for re-election. Opposition parties are worried that voter interest in them may …
  • Djokovic continues dominance over Kei Nishikori at U.S. Open K年9月5日 E5時09分 Japan Times Once again, Novak Djokovic proved to be too much for Kei Nishikori. Nishikori was beaten by the Serbian world No. 1 6-7 (4-7), 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday at the U.S. Open, preventing him from moving into the fourth round in New York. The victory at Arthur …
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden Offers Free Admission for a Day of Reflection on K年8月31日 E8時39分 AM New York Metro To mark the 20th anniversary of September 11, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is opening up its peaceful vistas for a free day of contemplation. While the entire garden will be open, there are two areas of the garden planted specifically in remembrance of the …
  • Giant Squid Carcass: Could World's Most Elusive 'Kraken' be Monogamous? K年8月22日 E6時03分 Nature World News A female of the largest squid in the world which is sometimes referred to as "kraken" after the mythological sea monster that was captured off the coast of Japan obviously had only one sexual encounter in her existence. (Photo : Getty Images) …
  • Former Tall Blacks coaches blast Basketball NZ decision to make Pero Cameron reapply K年8月21日 E6時57分 Stuff Tall Blacks legend Pero Cameron has been shabbily treated by Basketball New Zealand who risk undermining what has been built up over the last two decades of international over-achieving, say the previous three national men’s head coaches. The highly …
  • Torrential rain in Japan causing deaths from Nagasaki to Nagano K年8月15日 E12時57分 Modern Tokyo Times Torrential rain in Japan causing deaths from Nagasaki to Nagano Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The prefectures of Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and Saga have especially been hit by long-lasting torrential rain. However, unlike …
  • Half a million people in Japan under evacuation warning due to heavy rains K年8月15日 E12時08分 La Prensa Latina - Tennessee Tokyo, Aug 15 (EFE).- The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) on Sunday maintained the maximum evacuation warning for over half-a-million people in six prefectures in the west, center and east of the country due to heavy rainfall over the weekend. The JMA’s …
  • At least 4 people presumed dead after mudslides hit Japan K年8月15日 E5時46分 KTVZ - Oregon By Emiko Jozuka, CNN At least four people are presumed dead and two are missing after torrential rain triggered mudslides throughout Japan. Three of those victims in Nagano prefecture’s Okaya City were presumed dead, though workers were able to pull out …
  • Japan officials urge people to secure safety as heavy rain warning issued in Kyushu and Hiroshima K年8月14日 E11時04分 Japan Times Torrential rain continued in wide areas of Japan on Saturday, with the Meteorological Agency issuing emergency warnings in parts of Hiroshima, Fukuoka, Saga and Nagasaki prefectures, all of which have registered record downpours. A linear precipitation …
  • One Dead, One Missing, 28 Injured From Typhoon Lupit in Japan, Media Says K年8月9日 E7時47分 Sputnik International Asia & Pacific 15:59 GMT 09.08.2021Get short URL TOKYO (Sputnik) - One person has died, and 28 others were injured from Typhoon Lupit in Japan, while one ia missing, the national NHK broadcaster reported on Monday. At the moment, the typhoon has turned …
  • Typhoon Lupit makes landfall in Japan K年8月9日 E9時28分 CanIndia News Typhoon Lupit lashed Japan with strong winds and heavy rain on Monday after making landfall on the southwestern Kyushu region the previous night, the weather agency said. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, Lupit, the ninth typhoon of the year, …
  • Japan orders evacuation of 300,000 people from 3 prefectures over Lupit typhoon K年8月9日 E6時41分 The Sun Daily TOKYO: Japan has ordered the evacuation of some 300,200 people from the prefectures of Hiroshima, Shimane and Ehime over the Lupit typhoon, reported Sputnik. Japanese airline cancelled 63 flights in the southwestern part of the country over the typhoon, …
  • What’s next? Where the Boomers are playing, who could stay for Paris 2024 K年8月9日 E1時53分 The Sydney Morning Herald Jock Landale: With Baynes out, Landale gave the Boomers priceless points and presence in the paint. To top it all off, the NBL grand final MVP was rewarded with a long-awaited NBA deal as he will join San Antonio Spurs in a multi-year contract. At 25, he …
  • Typhoon Lupit weakens to extratropical cyclone over western Japan K年8月9日 E1時23分 Japan Today Typhoon Lupit weakened to an extratropical cyclone Monday morning as it traversed western Japan following its landfall earlier in the day, the weather agency said, warning of downpours and stormy winds across wide areas. It is forecast to reach the Sea of …
  • What to watch on Day 6 of the Tokyo Olympics K年7月29日 E1時11分 Japan Times A Masters champion begins his quest for home gold and a gigantic task ahead for Japan’s greatest male tennis player. Here are the key events to look out for on Day 6. If you’re wondering where to watch the action in Japan, check your local TV listings or …
  • The LDP loses a heavyweight K年7月16日 E9時03分 Japan Times Influential Liberal Democratic Party Diet member Wataru Takeshita made domestic headlines on July 8 when he formally announced that he would be retiring from politics. While Takeshita’s impending departure is unsurprising given his known esophageal cancer, …
  • Nearly 75,000 people in western Japan receive evacuation recommendations due to heavy rains K年7月13日 E12時07分 NEWS.am Authorities in Shimane Prefecture, located in western Japan, have issued an order to evacuate approximately 75,000 local residents due to the threat of landslides due to heavy rains that hit the region, TASS reported, citing NHK. In a number of areas of …
  • Heavy rain triggers highest evacuation order in Shimane K年7月12日 E11時56分 Japan Today Two municipalities in Shimane Prefecture, western Japan, issued the highest level of evacuation order for residents Monday after torrential rain fell in the morning. The city government of Unnan issued the level-5 emergency order throughout the city, …
  • Free East Bay dental clinic on tap for poor, uninsured K年7月10日 E2時06分 The Mercury News - California The first patient at the free Dentists on Wheels pilot program in Pittsburg feared she needed about $8,000 worth of dental work, but a cavity filling did it. For Shab Farzaneh, that was a sign all the work she did in setting up Contra Costa County’s first …
  • Western Japan may face localized torrential rains K年7月8日 E6時57分 News On Japan Weather officials are warning that the seasonal rain front will continue to bring localized torrential rains on Friday to western Japan and other areas. They urge residents in the areas hit by the record rains in Hiroshima, Tottori and nearby prefectures …
  • Evacuations urged in Tottori due to heavy rains K年7月8日 E1時49分 News On Japan A seasonal rain front is bringing heavy downpours to Tottori Prefecture, western Japan. Officials are calling on residents in hard-hit areas to evacuate as more rainfall is expected through Thursday. Japan's Meteorological Agency warned of torrential …
  • Trouble stirs amid the quest for gold and glory K年7月7日 E3時17分 Japan Times Was it an ominous premonition or just another blunder by a gaffe-prone politician? During an Upper House finance committee meeting on March 18 last year, Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso described how exceptional events seem to overshadow the Olympics in 40- …
  • Around 330,000 told to evacuate as rain batters Sea of Japan coast K年7月7日 E3時14分 Japan Times The national weather agency issued a flood and landslide warning Wednesday for the Sea of Japan coast, with heavy rain expected from eastern to western Japan during the day and Thursday. The Meteorological Agency issued storm warnings for parts of Shimane …
  • Heavy rain hits Sea of Japan coast; flood warning issued K年7月7日 E12時35分 Japan Today The national weather agency issued a flood and landslide warning Wednesday for the Sea of Japan coast, with heavy rain falling from eastern to western Japan during the day and expected to continue on Thursday. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued storm …
  • Heavy rain forecasted on Sea of Japan coast, JMA issues flood warning K年7月7日 E9時36分 Big News Network TOKYO, July 7 (Xinhua) -- The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) issued a warning of flood and landslide for the Sea of Japan coast on Wednesday, as heavy rains are forecasted from eastern to western Japan during the day and Thursday, local media reported …
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They are city-level wards: primary subdivisions of a prefecture with municipal autonomy largely comparable to other forms of municipalities.

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