Nikkei falls to 3-week low on global manufacturing gloom

Japan Economy News - October 2, 2014 - 07:33
Japanese shares tumbled to three-week lows on Thursday morning after disappointing global manufacturing activity stocked concerns over global growth, while the first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States heightened the risk-averse mood. (
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Moisturizing skin of newborns may prevent future allergies, say researchers

Japan Sci-Tech News - October 2, 2014 - 06:42
Japanese researchers say allergies like atopic dermatitis and those involving food may be preventable if moisturizer is applied to the skin of newborns after birth. (Asahi)
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Teenage air guitar champion shows off skills

Japan Society News - October 2, 2014 - 01:33
A Japanese teenage girl has shown the world her wild guitar skills -- without using a guitar. She won the Air Guitar World Championships in August. (NHK)
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US will respond to attempts to seize Senkakus

Japan Politics News - October 2, 2014 - 00:44
A senior US official says his country will support Japan if there is an attempt to seize the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. (NHK)
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20-year-old man arrested for pouring urine on woman

Japan Society News - October 2, 2014 - 00:17
Police in Tokyo have arrested a 20-year-old man on assault charges after he poured urine from a bottle on the leg of a woman in Adachi Ward in August. (Japan Today)
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Powerful typhoon leaves 7 dead, 5 missing, in deluge of record rainfall

Japan Society News - October 2, 2014 - 00:03
The 18th typhoon of the season blew itself out after racing across the Japanese archipelago, claiming seven lives, injuring 49 others and leaving five missing. (Asahi)
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Teen admits killing mother, grandmother in response to 'harsh discipline': police

Japan Society News - October 1, 2014 - 23:48
A Hokkaido teenager suspected of killing her mother and grandmother said she wanted to escape after they "harshly disciplined" her, police investigators said Thursday. (Japan Times)
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