Abductees’ families meet ahead of N. Korea human rights decision

Families of people abducted by North Korea met in Tokyo today (Monday) to plot strategy ahead of a possible criminal pro...

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Japan-N. Korea Red Cross talks raise hopes

Japanese and North Korean Red Cross officials met today (Monday) to discuss the return of the remains of Japanese nation...

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Kennedy observes NASA-JAXA satellite launch

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy was on hand this morning (Friday) to observe the launch of a highly advanced n...

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Ground broken on new Tsukiji fish market

Officials in Tokyo broke ground on a new facility to replace the city’s legendary Tsukiji fish market today (Friday). Ts...

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Penguins celebrate doll festival

Girls in Japan are getting ready to celebrate a traditional doll festival on March 3rd. In Kyoto, male college students ...

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Anonymous donor replaces defaced Anne Frank books

An anonymous donor has replaced Anne Frank books found defaced at Tokyo area libraries.Hundreds of books by and about th...

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Kids dine on lobster at doomed school

Kids in Japan savored one last gourmet meal before their 110-year-old school closes for good today (Thursday).Local fish...

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Panasonic unveils ‘Toughpad’

Here’s a tablet computer that can take a beating.Panasonic unveiled its new “Toughpad” today (Monday).The tablet is wate...

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Tokyo governor visits Sochi with 2020 games in mind

Tokyo’s new governor says he’s ready for the challenge of hosting the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Yoichi Masuzoe, Tokyo’s govern...

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Japanese Residents Still Stranded By Record Snowfall

Five days after record snowfall hit the mountain regions of eastern Japan, authorities are still struggling to clear roa...

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