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North Korea in apparent failed missile launch, Japanese government source says

North Korea in apparent failed missile launch, Japanese government source says

North Korea in apparent failed missile launch, Japanese government source says TOKYO/WASHINGTON – North Korea may have launched several missiles Wednesday morning, a Japanese government source has said. The missiles,…

N Korea says it's not afraid of U.S. threat of military strike

N Korea says it’s not afraid of U.S. threat of military strike

N Korea says it’s not afraid of U.S. threat of military strike North Korea said Monday it is not frightened by U.S. threats of possible pre-emptive military action to halt…

Tepco’s biggest hurdle: How to remove melted fuel from crippled Fukushima reactors

Tepco’s biggest hurdle: How to remove melted fuel from crippled Fukushima reactors

Tepco’s biggest hurdle: How to remove melted fuel from crippled Fukushima reactors Six years after the triple meltdown at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, recent investigations underneath the…

North Korean missile splashdown closest so far to Japan’s mainland, government says

North Korean missile splashdown closest so far to Japan’s mainland, government says

North Korean missile splashdown closest so far to Japan’s mainland, government says One of the four ballistic missiles test-fired by North Korea into the Sea of Japan on Monday landed…

Doctors: Radiation not biggest impact on Fukushima residents' health

Doctors: Radiation not biggest impact on Fukushima residents’ health

Doctors: Radiation not biggest impact on Fukushima residents’ health The 185 cases of thyroid cancer found in youngsters in the Japanese region hit by the 2011 nuclear disaster cannot be…

What women want from work

What women want from work

What women want from work Among the fears that most young women face when entering the job market are those related to job prospects, expectations, and the challenges of a…

Think tank expert says Japan should lead in TPP renegotiations without U.S. participation

Abuse of foreign trainees spiked in 2016: Immigration Bureau

Abuse of foreign trainees spiked in 2016: Immigration Bureau The Immigration Bureau announced Wednesday that 383 acts of fraud were committed against foreign trainees in 2016, a record high since…

Japan, U.S. eye Abe-Trump talks around Feb 10

Abe’s nationalism hurts Japan

Abe’s nationalism hurts Japan BARRON’S, ASIA – As populist shocks upend the globe, Japan is a fascinating study in calm. Explaining why is a fashionable preoccupation among economists and pundits….

Chilling Tokyo skyscraper sign shows just how tall the 2011 Japanese tsunami was

Chilling Tokyo skyscraper sign shows just how tall the 2011 Japanese tsunami was

Chilling Tokyo skyscraper sign shows just how tall the 2011 Japanese tsunami was Numbers alone can be hard to visualize, but this makes things terrifyingly easy to understand. How tall…

Tokyo says North Korea fired three to four missiles that came down in Japan’s EEZ

Tokyo says North Korea fired three to four missiles that came down in Japan’s EEZ SEOUL – North Korea fired multiple missiles off its east coast that flew about 1,000…