Sony's cell phone division will shed 1000 workers after revising a projected loss to more than two billion dollars.

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 The Japanese government decides to recommend the country’s oldest church and other Christian sites for UNESCO World Her...

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 A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck the Tokyo area Tuesday afternoon Japan time. No fatalities were reported.

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 Japan calls for a cut in the catch of baby Japanese eel, to allow stocks of the threatened delicacy to recover.

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 A 16-year-old koala named Clements gets an award for her long life at a zoo in Nagoya.

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 Elementary school students in Tokyo get a taste of blind soccer, a Paralympic event to be held at the 2020 Tokyo games.

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Autumn foliage is observed on Mt. Kurodake in Hokkaido. [caption id="attachment_3884" align="aligncenter" width="701"]

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 People in Yamagata enjoy a six-meter pot of potato stew.

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 A battle for salmon pitches Japan’s fishermen against hungry seals. Japan’s Environment Ministry tries to solve the pro...

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