Completion of nuclear fuel processing plant postponed for 21st time
AOMORI--Complications in safety screening have led to the 21st postponement of work to complete a key nuclear processing facility in Rokkasho, Aomori Prefecture.
Joseph Nye: Revising Kono statement will hurt Japan’s interests
Joseph Nye, a former U.S. assistant secretary of defense, warned that any move by Tokyo to revise the 1993 Kono statement of apology to former “comfort women” will only...
Hitoshi Motoshima in an interview in 2012 (Hiroshi Matsubara)
Former Nagasaki Mayor Motoshima, once wounded by a rightist for...
Hitoshi Motoshima, the former Nagasaki mayor who survived an assassination attempt for his comment on Emperor Showa’s war responsibility in 1990, died Oct. 31, the Nagasaki city government said the same day.
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Okinawa election divided over base relocation puts Ginowan...
Prosecutors search home of ex-aide to Obuchi as calls mount for...
Mayo Ota holds pizza pasquale, a pizza that won her first place in the world pizza championships in Naples, Italy, at her pizzeria Solo Pizza Napoletana in Nagoya's Naka Ward in September. (Ryo Kageyama)
Even top Italian pizza makers bow to skills of Japanese woman in...
NAGOYA--For the best traditional pizza in the world, there is no need to go to Italy, but stop by a pizzeria here when Mayo Ota is firing up the oven.
Heart muscle cells from iPS cells to be mass-produced for drug...
Photo exhibition shows decades of change in Tokyo's Ginza
Japanese barber finds some customers want more than just a cut in...
Hisahiko Okazaki (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Okazaki, conservative adviser to Abe, dies at 84
Hisahiko Okazaki, a former diplomat, staunch conservative and close aide to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, died on Oct. 26. He was 84.
Defector turns to rap music to tell reality of his former life in...
Kiryu man produces first textile-weaving 'karakuri-ningyo' to...
S. Korean conscientious objector finds new life in France
Softbank Hawks players give outgoing manager Koji Akiyama the traditional toss in the air after winning the Japan Series on Oct. 30 over the Hanshin Tigers. (Shinnosuke Ito)
NPB/ Softbank Hawks hold off Tigers to win Japan Series for 2nd...
FUKUOKA--The Softbank Hawks presented retiring manager Koji Akiyama with the perfect going-away gift, winning the Japan Series on Oct. 30 with a 1-0 thriller over the Hanshin Tigers.
FIGURE SKATING/ Japan's Machida wins Skate America men's event
SOCCER/ Neymar scores all 4 as Brazil beats Japan 4-0
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