JAXA aims to touch Earth's moon, then grab a piece of a moon of Mars

Japan Sci-Tech News - June 10, 2015 - 22:57
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is considering a project to send an unmanned probe to Mars to bring back substances from one of its moons, the organization reported to a government subcommittee on Tuesday. (The Japan News)
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Panel adopts outline of basic policy for reform

Japan Economy News - June 10, 2015 - 22:53
A government panel on Wednesday adopted the outline of basic policies for economic and fiscal management and reform, which sets a target of cutting the primary balance deficit to about 1 percent of gross domestic product by the end of fiscal 2018. (The Japan News)
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Tokyo cops bust illegal pachinko parlor in Kinshicho

Japan Society News - June 10, 2015 - 22:51
Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Wednesday announced the raid of a pachinko parlor operating illegally in Sumida Ward, reports TBS News (June 10). (Tokyo Reporter)
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Cyber-attack on Tokyo Chamber of Commerce

Japan Business News - June 10, 2015 - 09:52
The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry has fallen victim to a cyber-attack. Officials say hackers may have stolen more than 12,000 pieces of data, including names, addresses and phone numbers of member firms. (NHK)
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Nikkei extends losses into fourth day on yen's sudden revival

Japan Economy News - June 10, 2015 - 09:03
Japan's Nikkei share average fell to a three-week low on Wednesday and suffered its fourth consecutive losing session as the yen surged following comments from Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda. (economictimes)
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Japan April core machinery orders up 3.8 pct

Japan Economy News - June 10, 2015 - 09:01
Japan's seasonally adjusted core machinery orders in April rose 3.8 pct from the previous month, the Cabinet Office said Wednesday. (Jiji Press)
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Diet OKs amendment removing ministry bureaucrats' control over SDF

Japan Politics News - June 10, 2015 - 08:58
Parliament passed a bill on Wednesday that removes the control Defense Ministry bureaucrats have had over the uniformed personnel of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces, amid criticism that the change will weaken the nation's civilian control over the defense apparatus. (Kyodo)
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