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Dublin: 12 °C Wednesday 29 July, 2015

#Japan

# japan - Sunday 26 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Three killed after plane crashes on housing estate Tokyo

Three killed after plane crashes on housing estate

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

# japan - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Japan lost to the USA last night, but this try was backline perfection

Nothing beats a perfect first phase try.

From TheJournal.ie Were deformed daisies found near Fukushima caused by radiation? Japan

Were deformed daisies found near Fukushima caused by radiation?

They were shared on Twitter in May but recently caught people’s attention.

# japan - Thursday 23 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Enda take note… It’s never a good idea for a leader to play with paper firemen on TV Only In Japan

Enda take note… It’s never a good idea for a leader to play with paper firemen on TV

Japanese Twitter users have been howling in derision, after their prime minister used paper models to explain new laws.

# japan - Saturday 18 July, 2015

From Business ETC A Japanese hotel has robot dinosaur staff Vicious Value

A Japanese hotel has robot dinosaur staff

But the ‘human’ robot staff are even scarier-looking.

# japan - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The world’s oldest man, Sakari Momoi, has died Japan

The world’s oldest man, Sakari Momoi, has died

Speaking in in 2014, he said he wanted to live for two more years.

# japan - Sunday 5 July, 2015

From Business ETC Millions of people STILL buy and use fax machines Blast From The Past

Millions of people STILL buy and use fax machines

Look at Hillary this week…

# japan - Saturday 4 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Half of Japanese people aren’t having sex… and that’s a problem Celibacy Syndrome

Half of Japanese people aren’t having sex… and that’s a problem

Half of women told a recent survey they were not having sex.

# japan - Thursday 2 July, 2015

How the English media reacted to their ‘brutal’ semi-final defeat

The FA’s director of women’s football said she hoped the tournament would still represent a breakthrough moment.

# japan - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man sets himself alight on Japanese bullet train Toyko

Man sets himself alight on Japanese bullet train

Several other passengers had to be treated for smoke inhalation

# japan - Friday 26 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie People have become really obsessed with this ‘hunky’ gorilla (seriously) Take A Break

# japan - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Shopping with the kids is a nightmare, right? Not in Japan. International Inspiration

Shopping with the kids is a nightmare, right? Not in Japan.

Now your problem will be getting them to leave.

# japan - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Japan’s goalkeeper commits the howler of the year after forgetting she can use her hands

Ayumi Kaihori won’t want to see this one again.

# japan - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie These workers can clean an entire bullet train in seven minutes Japan

These workers can clean an entire bullet train in seven minutes

Take a break and have a look.

From TheJournal.ie ‘They had legs ripped off … faces missing’: An eye witness recalls the horror of Okinawa 70th Anniversary

‘They had legs ripped off … faces missing’: An eye witness recalls the horror of Okinawa

“We simply had no idea what to do. I was 17. We all thought we would be back at school in a week.”

# japan - Thursday 18 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Japan has overturned a 67-year-old law banning dancing after midnight Get On The Floor

Japan has overturned a 67-year-old law banning dancing after midnight

It was introduced to protect the country’s youth from the more liberal attitudes of US citizens.

# japan - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge We’re not sure how to feel about this Japanese method of buttering toast Butter Me Up

# japan - Saturday 13 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 40-year-old Japanese men are going to ‘Virgin College’ School Of Seduction

40-year-old Japanese men are going to ‘Virgin College’

“Many men seem to have lost confidence as they’ve lost their economic muscle.”

# japan - Friday 12 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dogs snub people who are mean to their owners Good Boy

Dogs snub people who are mean to their owners

Man’s best friend.

# japan - Sunday 7 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Japan might put toilets in lifts in case people get stuck during earthquakes Moveable Poo

Japan might put toilets in lifts in case people get stuck during earthquakes

Definitely qualifies as an emergency.

# japan - Monday 1 June, 2015

From Business ETC A Japanese label with ‘performance workwear’ has discovered how to make men love shopping Male Order

# japan - Sunday 31 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday Nine At Nine

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the weekend. Here’s everything you need to know as you take it easy.

From TheJournal.ie An earthquake as strong as the one that hit Nepal has hit Japan Violent Shaking

An earthquake as strong as the one that hit Nepal has hit Japan

There have been no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

# japan - Friday 22 May, 2015

# japan - Monday 11 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman gives birth to baby girl on flight to Japan Baby On Board

Woman gives birth to baby girl on flight to Japan

The mother and baby are currently in hospital and are believed to be doing well.

# japan - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Japanese train smashes world speed record Zooooooom

Japanese train smashes world speed record

The train broke its own speed record from 2003.

# japan - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘My daughter’s killer looked me in the eye and told me she didn’t suffer’ Nicola Furlong

‘My daughter’s killer looked me in the eye and told me she didn’t suffer’

Nicola Furlong was killed in a Japanese hotel room in 2012.

# japan - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Japan is going to have one more go at proving its whale kills are scientific Food Science

Japan is going to have one more go at proving its whale kills are scientific

The highest court of the UN ruled in March of last year that the research was a fig leaf for commercial hunting.

# japan - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This robot just filmed what it’s like inside a melted nuclear reactor Deeper Underground This post contains videos

This robot just filmed what it’s like inside a melted nuclear reactor

The Fukushima plant suffered a triple meltdown in 2011.

# japan - Monday 13 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bored of mainstream cinema? Then Japanese films are the answer Festival

Bored of mainstream cinema? Then Japanese films are the answer

A new festival has all the good stuff you need to see.

# japan - Friday 10 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Around 150 beached dolphins feared dead as rescue efforts abandoned Japan

Around 150 beached dolphins feared dead as rescue efforts abandoned

It was becoming too dark to continue the operation.

# japan - Sunday 5 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘It’s like a forbidden pleasure’: ‘Silver porn’ is becoming a million dollar industry Japan

# japan - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of soldiers found in cave 70 years after brutal WWII battle Pacific

Bodies of soldiers found in cave 70 years after brutal WWII battle

More than 70 years later, remains have been recovered.

From TheJournal.ie Misao Okawa lived through man’s first flight, two world wars and the moon landing RIP

Misao Okawa lived through man’s first flight, two world wars and the moon landing

Misao Okawa celebrated her 117th birthday just last month.

# japan - Friday 27 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Japan official sacked for faking funerals We've All Been There

Japan official sacked for faking funerals

Shigenori Natori had 12 relatives die in a five-year period, supposedly.

# japan - Monday 9 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel had an uncomfortable encounter with a dancing robot today Almost Human
From Business ETC Down, down, down – McDonald’s sales continue to spiral Hatin' It

Down, down, down – McDonald’s sales continue to spiral

New CEO Steve Easterbrook faces an uphill challenge to recast as a ‘modern, progressive burger company’

From TheJournal.ie Killer sent tweets with maps and address before stabbing five elderly people Japan

Killer sent tweets with maps and address before stabbing five elderly people

The alarm was raised by a 32-year-old woman who rang police to say her parents had been stabbed.

# japan - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge There’s an island in Japan where cats outnumber people and it’s called ‘Cat Island’ Clawsome

# japan - Friday 27 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Japanese police arrest teens for ‘Islamic State inspired’ killing Ryota Uemura

Japanese police arrest teens for ‘Islamic State inspired’ killing

Low-crime Japan has been captivated by the killing.

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