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Several women claim sexual harassment at Cool Japan Fund

Several women claim sexual harassment at Cool Japan Fund

Several women claim sexual harassment at Cool Japan Fund Several female employees at Cool Japan Fund Inc., a public-private investment fund aimed at promoting Japanese culture and products overseas, claim…

Abe vulnerable but who can succeed him?

Abe vulnerable but who can succeed him?

Abe vulnerable but who can succeed him? Abe surged back to power in 2012, pledging to revive the stale economy and bolster defense. He has led his ruling bloc to…

Fire ants, including first confirmed queen, found at Osaka port

Fire ants, including first confirmed queen, found at Osaka port Fire ants, a venomous and highly invasive species native to South America, have been found at the port of Osaka,…

Lawmakers agree to reopen Diet for one day in Abe’s absence

Lawmakers agree to reopen Diet for one day in Abe’s absence Japan’s ruling and opposition parties agreed Tuesday to briefly reopen the Diet next week for one-off committee deliberations, with…

N Korea vows more 'gift packages' of missile tests for U.S.

N Korea vows more ‘gift packages’ of missile tests for U.S.

N Korea vows more ‘gift packages’ of missile tests for U.S. Click here to view original web page at japantoday.com Grinning broadly, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delighted in…

Japan Tobacco tries to catch up with rival in vaping

Japan Tobacco tries to catch up with rival in vaping

Japan Tobacco tries to catch up with rival in vaping Japan Tobacco Inc said on Wednesday it hoped to catch up with Philip Morris International Inc in smokeless tobacco by…

Are asteroids humanity's greatest challenge?

Are asteroids humanity’s greatest challenge?

Are asteroids humanity’s greatest challenge? Throughout its 4.5-billion-year history, Earth has been repeatedly pummelled by space rocks that have caused anything from an innocuous splash in the ocean to species…

North Korea threat boosts bomb shelter sales in Japan

North Korea threat boosts bomb shelter sales in Japan

North Korea threat boosts bomb shelter sales in Japan The frequent tests and growing sophistication of North Korean missiles is prompting the Japanese government and the general public to think…

WWII Zero fighter takes to the skies over Japan

WWII Zero fighter takes to the skies over Japan

WWII Zero fighter takes to the skies over Japan Salvaged from the Papua New Guinean jungle, a restored World War II Japanese Zero fighter has taken to the skies over…

Bankrupt Takata faces angry shareholders

Bankrupt Takata faces angry shareholders

Bankrupt Takata faces angry shareholders Takata executives faced angry investors Tuesday after the company at the center of the world’s biggest auto safety recall filed for bankruptcy and said it…