Seven Bank unveils renewed mobile ATM

Japan Business News - March 13, 2015 - 00:24
Seven Bank unveiled on Wednesday its revamped mobile automated teller machine, mainly designed to offer services after disasters. (The Japan News)
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31-year-old man arrested for hitting father with bat

Japan Society News - March 13, 2015 - 00:19
Police in Mitaka, Tokyo, have arrested a 31-year-old man for attempted murder after he hit his father with a baseball bat. (Japan Today)
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Space scientists make wireless energy breakthrough

Japan Sci-Tech News - March 13, 2015 - 00:14
Japanese scientists have succeeded in transmitting energy wirelessly, in a key step that could one day make solar power generation in space a possibility, an official said Thursday. (Japan Today)
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Hitachi's high-speed train arrives in Britain

Japan Business News - March 13, 2015 - 00:07
The first of the new high-speed trains manufactured by major Japanese electronics firm Hitachi has arrived in Britain. (NHK)
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Toyota likely to raise pay scale by Y4,000

Japan Business News - March 13, 2015 - 00:05
Major automakers and electronics makers are expected to agree to a pay-scale increase substantially higher than last year's, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. (The Japan News)
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Overcoming the waves

Japan Society News - March 12, 2015 - 23:56
"Akira" manga artist and Miyagi Prefecture native Katsuhiro Otomo stands in front of a mural he designed for Sendai Airport's international arrival lobby at its unveiling ceremony Thursday. (The Japan News)
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Traditionally dressed Japanese waitress runs so fast her kimono flies off in cheeky Wi-Fi advert

Japan Business News - March 12, 2015 - 23:54
Reliable Wi-Fi hotspots are still surprisingly hard to come by in Tokyo, so lots of people carry portable "pocket Wi-Fi" devices for when they're out and about. (rocketnews24.com)
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Aichi teacher fractures student's back in altercation after basketball game

Japan Education News - March 12, 2015 - 23:47
Police are looking into a physical abuse case by a male teacher at Nakayama Elementary School in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, in which a 12-year-old student suffered a broken bone in his back. (Japan Times)
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Vaio Phone to offer SIM-free option in 'wide open' market

Japan Sci-Tech News - March 12, 2015 - 13:36
Japan Communications Inc. unveiled on Thursday a new smartphone designed in collaboration with Vaio Corp. to energize the market for SIM-free smartphones in Japan. (Japan Times)
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JFA confirms Halilhodzic as new national team manager

Japan Sports News - March 12, 2015 - 13:33
The Japan Football Association officially named Bosnian Vahid Halilhodzic as Japan's new national team manager on Thursday. (Japan Times)
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Team succeeds in detecting cancer using nematode worms

Japan Sci-Tech News - March 12, 2015 - 13:31
A team of Japanese researchers has succeeded in detecting cancer from urine by using nematode worms that are attracted by the smell of cancer, according to an article posted recently on the U.S. journal PLOS One. (Jiji Press)
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Many minor girls caught in Japan's online undercover probe

Japan Education News - March 12, 2015 - 13:28
Japanese police took into custody last year 439 minors under 18 who posted online messages offering to engage in "enjo kosai" compensated dating or sell underwear, the National Police Agency said Thursday. (Jiji Press)
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Many minor girls caught in Japan's online undercover probe

Japan Society News - March 12, 2015 - 13:28
Japanese police took into custody last year 439 minors under 18 who posted online messages offering to engage in "enjo kosai" compensated dating or sell underwear, the National Police Agency said Thursday. (Jiji Press)
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Nikkei climbs above 19,000 for 1st time in nearly 15 years

Japan Economy News - March 12, 2015 - 13:23
The benchmark Nikkei index temporarily topped the 19,000-yen mark on Thursday. That's its highest level in nearly 15 years. (NHK)
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