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Wrestler says he wasn't driving the car

newsonjapan.com - 12 hodiny 20 min zpět
The Japan Sumo Association says wrestler Osunaarashi has denied allegations that he was driving a car involved in a traffic accident earlier this month. (NHK)
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Japanese govt. submits record budget plan

newsonjapan.com - 12 hodiny 21 min zpět
The Japanese government has submitted a record draft budget of 97.7 trillion yen, or more than 880-billion dollars, for the fiscal year starting in April. (NHK)
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Weather warnings blare as Tokyo prepares for snow

newsonjapan.com - 12 hodiny 38 min zpět
Tokyo braced for heavy snowfall on Monday, prompting NHK to urge the capitals’ workaholic citizens to head home early, and some train operators to cancel services. (Japan Times)
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Long-term stress raises cancer risk 20% in men, Japanese study finds

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 01/21/2018 - 22:07
Long periods of stress appear to raise the cancer risk in men by 20 percent compared with those who say they’re stress-free, according to a survey by a Japanese research team. (Japan Times)
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Constitutional revision, casinos, labor reform top Japan's agenda as Diet prepares to open

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 01/21/2018 - 21:49
After months of turmoil over a snap election, opposition realignment and stalled legislative progress, this year’s regular Diet session was scheduled to kick off Monday. (Japan Times)
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Kagoshima teen held over stabbing of high school girl said target 'could be anyone'

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 01/21/2018 - 21:44
A male teen held for allegedly stabbing a female high school student in the city of Kagoshima earlier this month told police his target “could be anyone,” investigative sources said Sunday. (Japan Times)
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Sumo wrestler caused vehicular accident

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 01/21/2018 - 21:40
NHK has learned that a sumo wrestler, driving without a license, was involved in a vehicular accident earlier this month. No one was injured. (NHK)
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Filming of school girl prostitute leads to arrest of Saitama man

newsonjapan.com - So, 01/20/2018 - 23:30
Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 32-year-old man for over an illicit encounter with a high school girl last year that he allegedly filmed, reports Fuji News Network (tokyoreporter.com)
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Yahoo Japan defamed man by displaying false search results: Tokyo High Court

newsonjapan.com - So, 01/20/2018 - 23:27
The Tokyo High Court has ruled that Yahoo Japan Co. defamed a man and has ordered that it delete 11 search results that associate his name with criminal behavior, sources have confirmed. (Japan Times)
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Another yakuza arrested over pistol found by police dog

newsonjapan.com - So, 01/20/2018 - 23:25
Tokyo Metropolitan Police arrested another organized crime member over the alleged possession of a pistol found last year through the help of a so-called “hybrid police dog,” reports TV Asahi (tokyoreporter.com)
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BOJ trim of bond purchases flags risks of market overreaction

newsonjapan.com - So, 01/20/2018 - 23:24
Many bond market participants were caught off guard on Jan. 9 when the Bank of Japan unexpectedly reduced its purchases of government bonds, instantly pushing yields higher. In the nine days that followed, long-term rates -- yields on 10 year Japanese Government Bonds -- hit 0.090%, the highest since July 2017. (Nikkei)
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Body of 3-year-old Fukui boy missing since Dec 9 found at river edge

newsonjapan.com - So, 01/20/2018 - 23:22
The body of a child which was found Friday at the edge of a river in Sakai, Fukui Prefecture, has been identified as that of a three-year-old boy who has been missing since Dec 9. (Japan Today)
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Ex-Kanto Rengo member among 3 accused in attempted extortion of porn actor

newsonjapan.com - So, 01/20/2018 - 23:21
Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested three persons, including a former member of a bosozoku group, over the alleged extortion of a male adult video (AV) star, reports Nikkan Sports (tokyoreporter.com)
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Tighter rules making Japanese wineries review product indications

newsonjapan.com - So, 01/20/2018 - 23:16
Some Japanese wineries are moving to change their product indications containing geographical names ahead of the planned tightening of place-of-origin rules aimed at preventing consumers' misunderstanding amid the rising reputation of domestic wines. (Jiji)
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Dud shell disposal conducted on Okinawa street

newsonjapan.com - So, 01/20/2018 - 23:13
Work to dispose of a World War II bomb that did not explode was carried out on Kokusai-dori, a major street in the city center of Naha, the capital of Japan's southernmost prefecture of Okinawa, on Saturday. (Jiji)
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JNTO creates promotion videos for Japan's Tohoku region

newsonjapan.com - So, 01/20/2018 - 23:11
The New York office of the Japan National Tourism Organization has produced four videos to promote tourist attractions of Japan's Tohoku northeastern region to American people. (Jiji)
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'Ice tulips' in full bloom in Ibaraki

newsonjapan.com - So, 01/20/2018 - 23:08
Thousands of blooming tulips are giving people an early taste of spring at a park in eastern Japan. (NHK)
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Tokyo to encourage foreign tourists to splurge on nightlife

newsonjapan.com - So, 01/20/2018 - 23:06
The Tokyo metropolitan government will survey foreign tourists on what they enjoy about the city's nightlife, aiming to better cater to their interests while encouraging them to spend, a source said Saturday. (Japan Today)
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SDF scrambled fewer jets against Chinese aircraft

newsonjapan.com - So, 01/20/2018 - 23:04
Japan's Defense Ministry says the Air Self-Defense Force scrambled its jets against Chinese aircraft fewer times during the first 9 months of this fiscal year, compared to the previous year. (NHK)
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Luggage falls out of bus on Nagoya Expressway

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 01/19/2018 - 22:06
Luggage fell out of a tour bus while it was driving along the Nagoya Expressway in Aichi Prefecture on Thursday. (Japan Today)
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