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All Out for Tourism: Record-High 1.6 M Foreign Tourists in Jan.- Oct.

Altogether 1.631 million foreign tourists visited Japan in the Jan.-Oct. period this year, the most ever per annum, disclosed the Tourist Bureau, November 18.

November 15, 2015 at 11:38 pm

Terrorists' Attack in Paris Killed Over 120

Several spots in the French Capital of Paris turned bloodbath in the early hours of November 14 as terrorists made simultaneous attacks in several points gunning each screaming Allahu Akbar in a Cambodian restaurant, a rock concert hall and various spots in town.

November 12, 2015 at 2:53 pm

Homeless Population on a Decline in Tokyo

There are not so many homeless people in Tokyo as used to be for some while.

November 10, 2015 at 12:50 pm

Man-Driven Torpedo "Kaiten" Remembered

A bit of etymology to help your reading easier. Kaiten stands for two elements of meaning: kai for rotating and ten for the heavens.

November 8, 2015 at 8:22 pm

Come Get to Know Japan : Iraqi Treated to Japanese Tea and Kimono

An International trade fair is ongoing in Bagdad and the Embassy of Japan and business circles arranged an event to get more Iraqi to know Japan, November 6.

November 8, 2015 at 5:35 pm

More Japanese Cities in Friendship Ties with Taiwan

More Taiwanese municipalities are anxious to come in friendship partnerships with Japanese counterparts since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe returned to power for the second time.

November 6, 2015 at 11:01 pm

UN to designate November 5 "World Tsunami Day"

Japan drafted a resolution to UN General Assembly to have November 5 designated as World Tsunami Day to raise awareness of the threats of tsunami the world over.

November 6, 2015 at 9:38 pm

Mother Arrested for Leaving Newborn Baby on Street in Ibaraki

A newborn baby has been left alone on the street in Hokota city, Ibaraki prefecture, North East of Tokyo on Tuesday.

November 6, 2015 at 8:52 pm

Japan Delivered Two Used Boats to Vietnam

The government of Japan has thus far provided Vietnam with used boats to help boost its coastal patrol capabilities.

November 4, 2015 at 11:53 am

A Surgical Feat Saves Premature Infant

An 896-gram extreme premature female infant was reported October 30 to have survived cardiac surgeries performed in April and September this year, according to Okayama University Hospital in Okayama, Japan.

November 3, 2015 at 2:57 pm

A Wonder Drug for Hepatitis C with 96-100% Cure Rate

Here's a great revelation for hepatitis C patients. A wonder drug is come to cure hepatitis C in three months at less cost. It's called Harvoni.

November 2, 2015 at 1:40 pm

Young Japanese Turned up to Shibuya with Costume to Clean Up

On October 31, a huge number of people visited Shibuya ward of Tokyo for Halloween.

November 2, 2015 at 1:15 pm

Nagasaki Hosts Pugwash Conferences Starting November 1

For the first time in a decade, the Pugwash Conference meets in Japan. Formerly called the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, the Pugwash Conference was an offspring of the Russell-Einstein Manifesto released in 1955.

November 2, 2015 at 12:01 pm

Japanese Chocolatiers Scored High in International Contests

In November last year, Tokyo Confectionary School staged the regional preliminary competition to nominate the Japanese representative to challenge the 2015 International World Chocolate Masters Competition in Paris.

October 29, 2015 at 2:40 pm

Construction for Relocation of U.S. military Base Restarts in Okinawa

The Japanese government has restarted the construction work for relocation of a U.S. military base on Thursday.

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