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Editor's Note: This is the fourth part of a five-part series looking at Japanese-Americans over the 70 years since the end of World War II.
Abe rival Ishiba says Japan should accept more immigrants
Ruling party heavyweight Shigeru Ishiba said the government should allow more immigrants to live in Japan, a statement that contradicts the stance of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Moses Maiga touts for customers at his Moses' Kebab stall in the Ameyoko shopping street in Tokyo's Taito Ward. (Sokichi Kuroda)
Ameyoko offers ethnic food fix amid tourism boom in Tokyo's...
When Moses Maiga opened his kebab stall in 2003 in the Ameyoko shopping street in Tokyo's “shitamachi” lower town area, the Ghanaian paved the way for the corner's transformation into a bustling ethnic food market.
Trainees from Malaysia and the Philippines participate in the Japan Coast Guard's seiatsu-jutsu training at the Japan Coast Guard School Moji Branch in Kita-Kyushu on Oct. 27. (Jun Kaneko)
A flurry of kicks and slaps that would make Bruce Lee proud:...
KITA-KYUSHU--The thud of bodies landing on tatami mats echoed with shouts of "Don't move, freeze!" and "Hands in the air!" This, clearly, was no ordinary martial arts session.
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Japan, China to discuss avoiding maritime encounters next month
Japan weighing exporting MSDF trainer planes to Philippines
Nakatani: Japan needs better missile defense against North Korea
Masahiro Goto holds a photo of his wife, Hiromi, in his house in Minami-Sanriku, Miyagi Prefecture, on Nov. 21. One of her white coats, which was found in the hospital after the disaster, hangs in the background. (Yoshinobu Motegi)
Bereaved husband hails tsunami-hit hospital's reopening
MINAMI-SANRIKU, Miyagi Prefecture--A hospital worker who lost his nurse wife and colleague when the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami destroyed their workplace has hailed the planned opening of its replacement here.
Wine-making tanks at the Fukushima Ouse Winery in Koriyama are set to produce quality wine using fruits harvested in Fukushima Prefecture. (Makoto Takada)
New Fukushima winery uncorks effort to help farmers with local...
KORIYAMA, Fukushima Prefecture--With the raising of a glass to local farmers, a venture winery here has started operations in hopes of helping local fruit orchards that have withered in the aftermath of the March 2011 triple...
Tax revenues slump in municipalities hardest-hit by 3/11 disaster
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Radioactive waste mounts up as residents resist post-Fukushima...
Municipalities lock horns over contaminated grass given to...
Abandoned bikes from Chiba find new riders in tsunami-hit Ofunato
Radiation monitoring center opens in coastal Fukushima
French radio announcer who fled after Fukushima crisis wins...
Dashi-flavored "tamagoyaki" (Photo by Masahiro Gohda)
JAPANESE HOME COOKING: A knack to making dashi-flavored...
Although maize-colored, dashi-based "tamagoyaki" (rolled omelette) is a star in Kansai cuisine, it isn't exactly easy to roll.
The black castle on a sunny September day (Brittany Partin)
FROM AROUND JAPAN/ Matsue Castle: Nailing down history at the...
Matsue Castle, also known as "Chidori-jo" (Plover castle) as its sweeping roofs resemble a plover bird taking flight, has been the star of many of my scenic photos taken from both near and far.
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South Korean President Park Geun-hye talks to families of missing passengers from the Sewol ferry disaster on April 17, 2014, on Jindo Island. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
South Korean committee to investigate President Park’s ‘blank...
SEOUL--A special investigative committee into last year’s Sewol ferry disaster said it will try to shed light on President Park Geun-hye's unexplained seven-hour absence on the day of the accident.
Photo of purged Zhao Ziyang removed from front page of People’s...
South Korea reformist and former president Kim Young-sam dies
China issues book commemorating reformist leader Hu Yaobang
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy in Tokyo on Nov. 24 (Shinichi Iizuka)
Abe eyes 3% hike in minimum wage to push up GDP
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called for a raise in the minimum hourly wage by 3 percent to 1,000 yen in the hope that more money in the pockets of the poor will increase consumer spending and bolster the economy.
Toyota recalls vehicles in Japan, Europe for Takata air bag defect
Sonton’s halal peanut spread aims for Muslim market
JR Tokai to mull financial backing for Texas Shinkansen project
Japan's first domestically produced rocket carrying a commercial satellite lifts off from Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture on Nov. 24. (The Asahi Shimbun)
1st Japanese rocket with commercial payload launched
The first Japanese rocket with a commercial payload headed into space on Nov. 24 in a bid by Japan to enter the market for international satellite launches.
Trials begin on proton beam therapy for early-stage breast cancer
Happy part of human brain found by Kyoto scientists
'Fear smell' puts mice in hairy situation
U.S. Sen. John McCain during an interview in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Yuko Lanham)
INTERVIEW/ John McCain: Not satisfied with U.S. freedom of...
U.S. Sen. John McCain, chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee, criticized the Obama administration over its freedom of navigation operation in the South China Sea.
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