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NHK of video casts doubt on North Korean ICBM’s re-entry capabilities

NHK of video casts doubt on North Korean ICBM’s re-entry capabilities

NHK of video casts doubt on North Korean ICBM’s re-entry capabilities Video captured Friday of North Korea’s latest test of a powerful long-range missile appears to show that the nuclear-armed…

Gov't panel recommends restrictions for casinos in forthcoming bill

Gov’t panel recommends restrictions for casinos in forthcoming bill

Gov’t panel recommends restrictions for casinos in forthcoming bill A Japanese government panel formulating rules to introduce casino gambling delivered its recommendations Monday, aiming to make casinos attractive to foreign…

Defense Minister Inada, GSDF chief to quit over alleged coverup of logs

Defense Minister Inada, GSDF chief to quit over alleged coverup of logs Defense Minister Tomomi Inada intends to step down following a deepening data coverup scandal that has caused confusion…

No success story for Tokyo in hosting 2020 Games: economist

No success story for Tokyo in hosting 2020 Games: economist   Tokyo will not benefit long term from hosting the 2020 Olympics — contrary to the hopes and prayers of…

U.S. detects signs of new N Korean missile test

U.S. detects signs of new N Korean missile test

U.S. detects signs of new N Korean missile test The Pentagon has picked up signs that North Korea is prepping for another missile test, a U.S. defense official said Tuesday,…

Electronic device checks launched by Japanese airlines amid tightened security

Electronic device checks launched by Japanese airlines amid tightened security Major Japanese airlines on Tuesday began implementing tighter airport security measures on U.S.-bound passengers, checking for explosives planted in personal…

Japan says time for pressure, not dialogue with N.Korea

Japan says time for pressure, not dialogue with N.Korea

Japan says time for pressure, not dialogue with N.Korea Japan on Monday downplayed South Korea’s offer to hold military talks with North Korea, saying the priority should be piling pressure…

Nuclear plant must release contaminated water

Nuclear plant must release contaminated water

Nuclear plant must release contaminated water The new chairman of Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) says the utility needs to stop dragging its feet on plans to dump massive amounts…

Honda Fit and Weekly Shonen Jump magazine create stunning Japanese itasha manga car【Pics】

Honda Fit and Weekly Shonen Jump magazine create stunning Japanese itasha manga car【Pics】

Honda Fit and Weekly Shonen Jump magazine create stunning Japanese itasha manga car【Pics】 “Itasha” (literally, “painful cars”) don’t have to look painful at all when done by the right pros!…

Japan, S Korea, U.S. demand greater Chinese effort on N Korea

Japan, S Korea, U.S. demand greater Chinese effort on N Korea

Japan, S Korea, U.S. demand greater Chinese effort on N Korea Japan, the United States and South Korea agreed on Thursday to push for China to play a larger role…