Typhoon Lan to slam Japan

Typhoon Lan to slam Japan

Powerful Typhoon Lan is forecast to slam southwest Japan as the nation prepares to vote on Sunday.

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Bluefin tuna could get cheaper

Bluefin tuna could get cheaper

With catches possibly set to rise 50%, the price of bluefin tuna may be going down.

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Typhoon Lan threatens storm surge

Typhoon Lan threatens storm surge

Large and powerful typhoon Lan could bring a damaging storm surge to Japan at the top of next week.

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Tokyo sees coldest mid-October morning in 31 years

Tokyo sees coldest mid-October morning in 31 years

Central Tokyo records the coldest morning in mid-October in 31 years.

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White squirrel on campus

White squirrel on campus

A white squirrel is attracting attention at a university in northern Japan.

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4 hikers found safe on Taisetsusan

4 hikers found safe on Taisetsusan

Four hikers who went missing on wintry Mt. Taisetsusan in northern Japan are found safe.

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Tsukiji move planned for next fall

Tsukiji move planned for next fall

The long-awaited move of Tokyo's famous Tsukiji fish market is to happen next fall.

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Sake brewing gets into full swing

Sake brewing gets into full swing

A sake brewery in northern Japan gets down to business making this season's run of the age-old fermented beverage.

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Volcano no-entry zone expanded

Volcano no-entry zone expanded

Ongoing volcanic activity prompts authorities to expand the no-entry zone around Mt. Shinmoe in southwestern Japan.

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Plane crashes in river, passengers unhurt

Plane crashes in river, passengers unhurt

Tragedy is averted when a small aircraft plunges into a river in central Japan but all four passengers escape uninjured.

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