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16-year-old boy stabbed on Kawasaki street; suspect detained

February 6, 2023 - 22:37
A high school student in Kawasaki was rushed to hospital on Monday morning after he was stabbed from behind, police said. (Japan Today)
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Manholers gathering steam

February 4, 2023 - 07:00
People who are fascinated by manhole covers are called "manholers". About 14,000 people visited the "Manhole Summit" held last year. What's the attraction? (ANNnewsCH)
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Life sentence handed down for killing of Vietnamese woman

February 4, 2023 - 06:23
A district court in Osaka, western Japan, has sentenced a 60-year-old man to life in prison for robbing and killing a 31-year-old woman from Vietnam in April last year. (NHK)
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Japanese cargo ship capsizes and sinks after collision

February 4, 2023 - 05:57
Two Japanese cargo ships collided while traveling through the Kurushima Strait in the Seto Inland Sea on the night of February 2 with one of the vessels capsizing and later sinking. (
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Foo Fighters, The Strokes to Headline Japan’s Fuji Rock Festival 2023

February 3, 2023 - 18:04
The post Foo Fighters, The Strokes to Headline Japan’s Fuji Rock Festival 2023 appeared first on Consequence. (
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Japan's crime rate increases for 1st time in 20 years

February 3, 2023 - 06:02
Japan's crime rate increased for the first time in 20 years in 2022, as relaxed Covid-19 regulations may have led to a rise in instances of street crime, a police said on Thursday. (Argus News)
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Leading robbery suspect had girlfriend bring cash from Japan to Philippines

February 3, 2023 - 05:59
A Japanese man who is suspected to have instructed a recent series of robberies across Japan had his girlfriend repeatedly bring defrauded money four years ago from Japan to the Philippines, where he is based. (NHK)
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Philippines to send 4 robbery suspects to Japan

February 2, 2023 - 03:53
The Philippines is taking steps to repatriate four Japanese nationals who are believed to be linked to a series of robberies in Japan. (NHK)
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Why Do Japanese Men Admire Immature Girls?

February 1, 2023 - 06:15
There are many female Idol groups in Japan. Cute young girls singing and dancing and fans to do their best to support them. (Japanese Comedian Meshida)
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Yakuza battle Chinese gangs for control of Japan's criminal underworld

January 31, 2023 - 18:47
On the afternoon of October 16 last year a brawl erupted between two groups of gangsters in a restaurant on the 58th floor of the Sunshine 60 high-rise building in Ikebukuro, a central neighbourhood of Tokyo. (
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Nitori furniture store guard arrested for shoplifting from Nitori furniture store

January 30, 2023 - 03:59
Nitori is a major home furnishings chain in Japan with hundreds of stores across the country. They even expanded to North America for about a decade under the brand Aki-Home, with both names deriving from the founder Akio Nitori. (Japan Today)
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