Mark Hammett linked to coaching role with Japan Super Rugby team the Sunwolves

Japan Sports News - December 13, 2015 - 22:03
Mark Hammett is being linked to a return to Super Rugby with Japan's new franchise. The Sunwolves are set to join an expanded 18-team competition next year along with the Kings from South Africa and Argentina's first franchise. (
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Indie rockers Radwimps stand out in Japan's sugary music scene

Japan Society News - December 13, 2015 - 21:49
In a Japanese music scene flooded with helium-voiced teen bands chirping about candy, fluffy bunnies and all things "kawaii" or cute, indie rockers Radwimps offer a potent vaccine for sugar-poisoning. (
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Australia, Japan, US drop food, toys on Pacific Islands

Japan Politics News - December 13, 2015 - 21:34
Australian, Japanese and U.S. air force planes are dropping food and toys on remote atolls in the Pacific as part of the U.S. military's longest-running humanitarian relief mission. (
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'The characteristic is secrecy': Behind the scenes on Japan's state-of-the-art submarine

Japan Politics News - December 13, 2015 - 21:25
Until now, the Soryu submarine and its unique technology have been a closely guarded state secret. (
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Mystery of Japan sea's ghost ships points to North Korea

Japan Society News - December 13, 2015 - 21:20
The identities of the corpses found aboard a capsized fishing boat off the Japan sea coast last month will be forever shrouded in mystery. The remains have been cremated, the ashes unclaimed. Soon the rickety wooden vessel that took its occupants to their deaths will be destroyed too. (
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Japan has exceptionally low crime rates. But there's a dark side to its justice system.

Japan Society News - December 13, 2015 - 21:19
Japan has exceptionally low levels of crime. In 2011, its intentional homicide rate was 0.3 per 100,000 people, while America's rate was 4.7 per 100,000 people. (
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Abe wraps up 3-day visit to India

Japan Politics News - December 13, 2015 - 21:12
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has wrapped up a 3-day visit to India. (NHK)
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Tokyo cops raid Chinese massage for supplying sex

Japan Society News - December 13, 2015 - 09:37
Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Tuesday raided an aesthetic massage parlor staffed with Chinese attendants in Akabane for licensing violations, reports TV Asahi (Dec. 12). (Tokyo Reporter)
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