South Africa's first black woman-owned wine brand

South Africa's first black woman-owned wine brand

Ntsiki Biyela grew up under apartheid in South Africa and eventually became the first black woman there to sell her own ...

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Imperial parade rehearsal hits Tokyo streets

Imperial parade rehearsal hits Tokyo streets

A rehearsal for the parade that will follow Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony on October 22 is held in Tokyo.

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Onsen delivered to your home

Onsen delivered to your home

A popular onsen city in Oita Prefecture starts to deliver hot spring water to homes across Japan.

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Thieves steal cash from Tokyo laundromats

Thieves steal cash from Tokyo laundromats

Thieves are caught on security cameras stealing cash from laundromats in Tokyo.

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KEPCO scandal update

KEPCO scandal update

Kansai Electric Power Company leaks information on nuclear power plant-related projects to a former deputy mayor in conn...

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Record downpour causes floods in Kochi

Record downpour causes floods in Kochi

A record downpour triggered by Typhoon Mitag causes flooding in several cities in Kochi Prefecture, western Japan.

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KEPCO execs to keep jobs after scandal

KEPCO execs to keep jobs after scandal

Two Kansai Electric Power Co. execs say they intend to keep their jobs after 20 execs accepted about $3 mil. worth of ca...

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North Korean missile falls in Japan's EEZ

North Korean missile falls in Japan's EEZ

North Korea launches at least 1 ballistic missile, and South Korea says it may have been from a submarine. The move come...

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Japan adjusts to 10% consumption tax

Japan adjusts to 10% consumption tax

Stores and consumers adjust to Japan's new 10% consumption tax that went into effect at midnight on Monday.

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Prosecutors appeal TEPCO execs' not guilty verdict

Prosecutors appeal TEPCO execs' not guilty verdict

Prosecutors file an appeal to a court decision from September 19 that found 3 former TEPCO execs not guilty of negligenc...

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