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Koreans in Japan wary of tensions with North, worry about backlash

Japan to offer free HIV testing in annual company health checks to encourage early detection

Japan to offer free HIV testing in annual company health checks to encourage early detection   In a bid to encourage more people to undergo HIV tests, the health ministry…

Koreans in Japan wary of tensions with North, worry about backlash

Yokohama doctor urges Vietnamese to skip Japan’s foreign vocational trainee system, likens it to ‘slavery’

Yokohama doctor urges Vietnamese to skip Japan’s foreign vocational trainee system, likens it to ‘slavery’ A Japanese doctor is warning Vietnamese considering traveling to Japan to work as vocational trainees…

NBA, Rakuten tie up to provide live NBA coverage in Japan

NBA, Rakuten tie up to provide live NBA coverage in Japan

NBA, Rakuten tie up to provide live NBA coverage in Japan The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Rakuten Inc on Tuesday announced a multiyear partnership making Rakuten the league’s exclusive…

Epic world solar car race begins in Australia

Epic world solar car race begins in Australia

Epic world solar car race begins in Australia SYDNEY An epic 3,000-kilometer solar car race across the desert heart of Australia designed to showcase new technology that could one day…

'King Kazu' wants to continue reign

‘King Kazu’ wants to continue reign

‘King Kazu’ wants to continue reign “I’m planning to play next year,” Miura told The Japan Times ahead of Yokohama FC’s second-division game against Avispa Fukuoka on Saturday. “Right now…

Hamilton aiming to build championship lead at Japanese GP

Hamilton aiming to build championship lead at Japanese GP

Hamilton aiming to build championship lead at Japanese GP Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton can widen his lead when Formula One wraps up its Asian leg at the Japanese Grand Prix…

Mercedes unhappy despite extending lead in F1 title race

Mercedes unhappy despite extending lead in F1 title race

Mercedes unhappy despite extending lead in F1 title race auto racing SEPANG, Malaysia Mercedes is giving a false impression of dominance in this season’s Formula One championship. That’s the opinion…

'King Kohei' aiming for 7th gold at artistics gymnastics worlds

‘King Kohei’ aiming for 7th gold at artistics gymnastics worlds

‘King Kohei’ aiming for 7th gold at artistics gymnastics worlds Japanese superstar Kohei Uchimura is on the threshold of a place in history as he eyes more gold medal glory…

Abe faces new challenge as he calls snap election

Abe faces new challenge as he calls snap election

Abe faces new challenge as he calls snap election A surge of popularity for a freshly minted opposition party in Japan is making Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s decision to call…

Honda committed to F1, says sport's CEO

Honda committed to F1, says sport’s CEO

Honda committed to F1, says sport’s CEO auto racing SINGAPORE Formula One chief Chase Carey said on Wednesday he was confident that Honda was in F1 for the long haul…