Can We See More Japanese Contestants In 2024 Kentucky Derby?

Japan Sports News - January 24, 2024 - 18:46
The Kentucky Derby remains one of the most significant horse races on the international calendar, and therefore it is little surprise that there have been no shortage of international challengers look to land success in the massive Triple Crown race throughout history. (News On Japan)
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'Phantom Tenshukaku' of Fukuoka Castle

Japan Travel News - January 24, 2024 - 17:55
Fukuoka Castle is set to unveil the 'Phantom Tenshukaku,' a 14-meter tall steel framework erected on the castle's tenshudai (tower base), adorned with LED lights that can glow in seven different colors. (News On Japan)
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Bullet Train Service Back on Track

Japan Travel News - January 24, 2024 - 17:06
Due to an equipment malfunction at Asa Station in Yamaguchi Prefecture, the Sanyo Shinkansen had suspended service on the southbound line between Hiroshima Station and Kokura Station in Fukuoka Prefecture. However, as of 7:11 AM, the operation has resumed. (News On Japan)
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Suspect Admits Helping Dispose of Bodies

Japan Society News - January 24, 2024 - 16:14
The man accused of helping dispose of the bodies of a couple found dead under the floor of their home in Adachi, Tokyo, has admitted to the allegations, while a Filipino woman at the center of the investigation still denies involvement. (News On Japan)
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Most shinkansen service resumes on Wednesday

Japan Travel News - January 24, 2024 - 16:02
East Japan Railway Company has resumed Shinkansen bullet train services on three lines between Tokyo and two cities, except for two trains. Operations on the lines had been suspended due to a power outage. (NHK)
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Ex-Host Forces Woman to Sell Herself in Tokyo Park

Japan Society News - January 24, 2024 - 15:55
A former host has been arrested for compelling a female client to engage in prostitution at Okubo Park as a means to recover outstanding debts. (News On Japan)
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The Fascinating World of Cricket Betting in India: Insights into its History and Evolution

Japan Sports News - January 24, 2024 - 14:54
In India, cricket is a way of life as much as a sport. It is hardly surprising that, when it comes to sports betting in the nation, cricket has taken center stage. (newsonjapan.com)
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Tokyo Clamps Down on Big Motor over Tree Poisoning

Japan Business News - January 24, 2024 - 14:32
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has filed a complaint with Tokyo police on Tuesday, suspecting vandalism at seven locations where street trees in front of "Big Motor" used car dealerships were found withered due to the detection of herbicide components. (News On Japan)
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University Professors Sue for Disclosure of Capital Punishment Documents

Japan Education News - January 24, 2024 - 14:24
Two individuals, including Ritsumeikan University Law School Professor Koichi Oda, who was the defense attorney for one of the executed death row inmates, have filed a lawsuit against the government at the Osaka District Court seeking disclosure of documents related to the execution of six former death row inmates. (News On Japan)
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Japanese International Prize Awarded to British and American Climate Scientists

Japan Technology News - January 24, 2024 - 14:20
Researchers from the United Kingdom and the United States, who have laid the foundations for meteorology widely used today through numerical modeling and data analysis to predict weather conditions in distant locations, have been selected as this year's recipients of the Japan International Prize. (News On Japan)
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Yaichi Tanigawa Resigns as Diet Member in Wake of LDP Faction's Funding Scandal

Japan Politics News - January 24, 2024 - 14:14
The House of Representatives has approved the resignation of Yaichi Tanigawa, a member embroiled in a slush fund scandal involving a political party fundraiser of the Liberal Democratic Party's Abe faction. (News On Japan)
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Challenging Police Prejudice in Japan: Lawsuit Filed Over Racial Profiling

Japan Society News - January 24, 2024 - 10:23
Three individuals of foreign origin are set to file a lawsuit at the Tokyo District Court, claiming repeated police stop-and-frisks based on their race, skin color, and nationality constitute discrimination and violate the constitution. (News On Japan)
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Japan's Trade Balance in Red for Third Consecutive Year

Japan Business News - January 24, 2024 - 10:06
Japan's Ministry of Finance has announced that the country's trade balance for the past year has registered a deficit of 9.29 trillion yen, marking the third consecutive year it has finished in the red, although down from the previous year's record high of over 20 trillion yen, partly due to the decline in energy prices, including crude oil. (News On Japan)
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Kickoff: J1 League's Opening Day Details Unveiled

Japan Sports News - January 24, 2024 - 08:15
The J1 League, Japan's top level of professional soccer, has announced the schedule and venues for its opening matches, with the new season kicking off on the 23rd of February at Hiroshima's new stadium where Sanfrecce Hiroshima will face Urawa Reds. (News On Japan)
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Tenshin Nasukawa Achieves TKO Victory in First Match Against a World-Ranked Boxer

Japan Sports News - January 24, 2024 - 08:03
Professional boxer Tenshin Nasukawa achieved his first technical knockout victory in a boxing match against world-ranked Luis Robles of Mexico on Tuesday night in Osaka. (News On Japan)
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Japan Launches Emergency Plan to Tackle Teacher Shortage

Japan Education News - January 24, 2024 - 02:48
Japan's education ministry has initiated an urgent survey directed at prefectural education boards to gather information on the number of new teachers they can secure and specific measures they are taking to address a critical shortage. (News On Japan)
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Emperor and Empress Delight in Viewing Shosoin Treasure Replicas

Japan Society News - January 24, 2024 - 01:20
The Emperor and Empress of Japan recently visited an exhibition featuring replicas of the treasures from the Shosoin Repository. (News On Japan)
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Noto Peninsula Earthquake Could Impact End of Negative Interest Rates, Bank of Japan Governor Indicates

Japan Business News - January 24, 2024 - 01:14
In the first monetary policy meeting of the year, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) decided to maintain its large-scale financial easing measures. Governor Kazuo Ueda, in a press conference, indicated that the Noto Peninsula earthquake might influence decisions related to the abolition of negative interest rates. (News On Japan)
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First Appearance of Abe's Shooter in Pretrial

Japan Society News - January 23, 2024 - 18:06
A second "pre-trial hearing" was conducted on Tuesday in preparation for the trial of Tetsuya Yamagami, who appeared for the first time, charged with the murder of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, shot in Nara City in July 2022. (News On Japan)
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Quake-Damaged Noto Airport To Resume Operations Thursday

Japan Travel News - January 23, 2024 - 17:47
Noto Airport in Wajima City, Ishikawa Prefecture, which had suffered damage such as cracks in the runway due to the effects of the Noto Peninsula earthquake, has completed emergency restoration work, according to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. (News On Japan)
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