Monthly Archives: August 2017

North Korea's missile launch: Why Japan?

North Korea’s missile launch: Why Japan?

North Korea’s missile launch: Why Japan? TOKYO When nuclear-armed North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan this week, it sparked international condemnation. But it also raised the question: Why…

Japan's Daniel, Sugita advance at U.S. Open

Japan’s Daniel, Sugita advance at U.S. Open

Japan’s Daniel, Sugita advance at U.S. Open Japan’s Taro Daniel hopes that Rafael Nadal won’t come out with all guns blazing when he faces the Spanish legend for a place…

83-year-old convicted of armed robbery, “I wanted to eat better food and have fun with girls”

83-year-old convicted of armed robbery, “I wanted to eat better food and have fun with girls”

83-year-old convicted of armed robbery, “I wanted to eat better food and have fun with girls” Yuji was born in 1934 and spent his adolescence in war-torn Japan, there he…

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

North Korea confirms launch over Japan as Kim warns of more to come

North Korea confirms launch over Japan as Kim warns of more to come North Korea said Wednesday that its launch a day earlier over Japan had been of an intermediate-range…

Tennis: Date calls time on career

Tennis: Date calls time on career

Tennis: Date calls time on career Japan’s Kimiko Date called time on her tennis career at the age of 46 on Monday, saying she was no longer able to perform…

Konta, Ferrer crash out of U.S. Open

Konta, Ferrer crash out of U.S. Open

Konta, Ferrer crash out of U.S. Open Seventh-seeded Johanna Konta lost in the first round of the U.S. Open on Monday, stunned by 78th-ranked Serbian Aleksandra Krunic 4-6, 6-3, 6-4….

North Korea's missile lands off Japan's east

North Korea’s missile lands off Japan’s east

North Korea’s missile lands off Japan’s east Government officials say the missile was launched toward the northeast at around 5:58 AM on Tuesday, Japan Time. They suspect a missile split…

National energy plan needs a major review

National energy plan needs a major review National energy plan needs a major review The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has begun a review of the government’s Basic Energy…

Japan's energy drink makers seek to lift sinking sales

Japan’s energy drink makers seek to lift sinking sales

Japan’s energy drink makers seek to lift sinking sales Japanese energy drink companies are looking to revive sales by introducing new products targeted at women and adapting marketing in line…

Axelsen, Okuhara win badminton gold at World Championships

Axelsen, Okuhara win badminton gold at World Championships

Axelsen, Okuhara win badminton gold at World Championships Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen fulfilled a childhood dream by beating the legendary Lin Dan in straight games to claim the men’s singles gold…