Suspects arrested in $49m land fraud

Suspects arrested in $49m land fraud

Several suspects are arrested for cheating a major Japanese developer out of $49m in a Tokyo land deal.

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Shibuya accident caught on camera

Shibuya accident caught on camera

Nippon TV's camera catches the moment a bike rider slides under a bus at Tokyo's busy Shibuya intersection.

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Toyosu market viewing corridor opens

Toyosu market viewing corridor opens

People in Tokyo get their first look at tuna auctions at the new Toyosu wholesale market.

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Venomous spider turns up in Aichi

Venomous spider turns up in Aichi

The venomous redback spider has been found at three parks in central Japan.

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ANA tests unmanned aircraft tug

ANA tests unmanned aircraft tug

All Nippon Airways conducts a trial using an unmanned machine to move aircraft.

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CEATEC offers sneak peek of the future

CEATEC offers sneak peek of the future

Virtual cashiers and submersible drones were just a few of the eye-catching wares on show at CEATEC, Japan's highest-pro...

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It's official: tax hike in 2019

It's official: tax hike in 2019

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces plans to push raise the consumption tax from 8% to 10% in October 2019.

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A death-defying tradition lives on

A death-defying tradition lives on

Performers in white fox outfits defy gravity on bamboo poles towering 10 meters above ground at a shrine in southwestern...

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Japan's little-known Halloween

Japan's little-known Halloween

Kids prowl the streets enacting Otsukimi Dorobo, a traditional Japanese version of Halloween.

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Family seeks damages over suicide of local idol

Family seeks damages over suicide of local idol

A family files a damage claim over the suicide of a local pop idol against her former talent agency and its president in...

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