Spring festival in Takayama starts

Japan Society News - April 14, 2014 - 23:06
The Takayama Spring Festival in central Japan kicked off on Monday with its traditional float parade. (NHK)
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3 family members, one relative found dead in Aichi

Japan Society News - April 14, 2014 - 23:02
Aichi prefectural police are investigating a possible link between the discovery of the bodies of a husband and wife and their eldest son, and the body of a male relative of the deceased family who was found hanging by his neck in a hotel. (Japan Today)
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Researcher details stem cell study in statement

Japan Sci-Tech News - April 14, 2014 - 22:59
The leader of a disputed scientific study has issued a statement clarifying her position. A news conference last week didn't end the controversy over her research on a new method of producing stem cells. (NHK)
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SDF troops mobilized to fight bird flu outbreak in Japan

Japan Sci-Tech News - April 14, 2014 - 08:00
Self-Defense Forces troops were mobilized Monday to help fight an outbreak of avian influenza at a poultry farm in Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan. (Jiji Press)
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Taiwanese tourists hurt in deer rampage at Nikko

Japan Society News - April 14, 2014 - 07:58
Visitors to one of Japan's most celebrated spots are being warned to be on the lookout, after two Taiwanese tourists were injured in a rampage by a wild deer. (Japan Today)
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203 tons of tainted water pumped into wrong building at Fukushima N-plant

Japan Sci-Tech News - April 14, 2014 - 07:54
Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Monday some 203 tons of radiation-tainted water was found to have been transferred to a building at its crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant that is not supposed to store such contaminated water. (Jiji Press)
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Nikkei ends lower

Japan Stocks News - April 14, 2014 - 07:53
Tokyo stocks slipped 0.36 percent Monday, weighed by losses on Wall Street last week and the yen's rise as tensions in Ukraine escalate. (The Standard)
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Nikkei ends lower

Japan Economy News - April 14, 2014 - 07:53
Tokyo stocks slipped 0.36 percent Monday, weighed by losses on Wall Street last week and the yen's rise as tensions in Ukraine escalate. (The Standard)
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Body of missing worker from Okinotori atoll accident found

Japan Society News - April 14, 2014 - 02:15
The body of one of two missing workers who died on March 30 after a floating pier overturned while being unloaded from a barge during construction work on a remote rocky atoll, was found on Sunday, the coast guard said. (Japan Today)
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Mother, son killed after their car hit by police car

Japan Society News - April 14, 2014 - 02:12
A 34-year-old woman and her 5-year-old son were killed after their car was hit by a police patrol car at an intersection in Tamba, Hyogo Prefecture, on Sunday. (Japan Today)
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Computer beats shogi players for 2nd year in a row

Japan Sci-Tech News - April 13, 2014 - 19:37
Computer programs have defeated professional players of shogi, a chess-like game, for the 2nd straight year in an annual competition. (NHK)
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Harumafuji enrolls in university master's course

Japan Education News - April 13, 2014 - 19:30
Yokozuna grand champion Harumafuji has enrolled in a master's course at Hosei University to study economic development. (NHK)
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New diagnosis criteria may increase 'healthy' people

Japan Sci-Tech News - April 13, 2014 - 19:16
The number of "healthy" people may increase in Japan if newly proposed diagnosis criteria are applied to "ningen dock" comprehensive medical checkups. (Jiji Press)
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Japan, S. Korea to Discuss Comfort Women Wed.

Japan Politics News - April 13, 2014 - 19:05
Japan and South Korea will hold bureau chief-level talks in Seoul on Wednesday on the issue of so-called comfort women, the two governments said Sunday. (Jiji Press)
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Japan mulls free provision of maglev technology to U.S.

Japan Business News - April 13, 2014 - 18:16
The government is considering providing Japan's technology for a magnetically levitated train system to the United States without license fees, a government source said Sunday. (Kyodo)
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Man killed in hit-and-run in Yokohama

Japan Society News - April 13, 2014 - 07:10
A 35-year-old man died after being hit by a car that kept going in Yokohama on Sunday morning. (Japan Today)
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Bird flu hits Kumamoto Prefecture

Japan Sci-Tech News - April 13, 2014 - 07:02
Chickens infected with highly pathogenic avian influenza have been found at a poultry farm in the town of Taragi in Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, the farm ministry said Sunday. (Kyodo)
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Anti-whaling ruling saves face for Japan

Japan Politics News - April 13, 2014 - 00:07
The international court ruling against Japanese whaling last week may have given the government a convenient political out. (AP)
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Sony calls for unplugging laptops amid overheating

Japan Electronics News - April 12, 2014 - 23:51
Sony Corp. said Friday that battery overheating has caused burns to three Vaio Fit 11A notebook personal computers. (The Japan News)
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Sony calls for unplugging laptops amid overheating

Japan Business News - April 12, 2014 - 23:51
Sony Corp. said Friday that battery overheating has caused burns to three Vaio Fit 11A notebook personal computers. (The Japan News)
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