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#Japan

# japan - Sunday 22 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Japan set to trial the 'world's first urine test' to test for cancer Early Detection

Japan set to trial the 'world's first urine test' to test for cancer

The test will run from now until September to see if it will have a practical use in everyday diagnostics.

From TheJournal.ie World's oldest person dies at 117 Japan

World's oldest person dies at 117

Nabi Tajima was born on 4 August 1900.

# japan - Thursday 19 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Volcano in southern Japan erupts for first time in 250 years Mount Io

Volcano in southern Japan erupts for first time in 250 years

The eruption occurred a few kilometres away from Shinmoedake, which featured in the 1967 James Bond film “You Only Live Twice” .

# japan - Thursday 12 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Japanese policeman, 19, arrested for allegedly shooting colleague dead Japan

Japanese policeman, 19, arrested for allegedly shooting colleague dead

Japan has famously strict gun control regulations and very little gun crime.

# japan - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'He loves eating sweets': World's oldest living man aged 112 confirmed in Japan Record Breaking

'He loves eating sweets': World's oldest living man aged 112 confirmed in Japan

Masazo Nonaka was born on 25 July 1905.

# japan - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Japan preparing to execute cult members behind deadly 1995 sarin gas attack Cult

Japan preparing to execute cult members behind deadly 1995 sarin gas attack

Fourteen people died in the 1995 attack.

# japan - Sunday 11 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Japanese car companies come together to build hydrogen stations Filling Up

Japanese car companies come together to build hydrogen stations

Japan has focused on promoting fuel-cells, which combine hydrogen and oxygen in an electrochemical reaction.

# japan - Sunday 4 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie In patriarchal Japan, saying ‘Me Too’ can be risky for women Me Too

In patriarchal Japan, saying ‘Me Too’ can be risky for women

Speaking out often draws criticism rather than sympathy, even from other women.

# japan - Sunday 25 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The Sligo murder investigation, preparations for this week’s severe cold weather and continued air strikes in Syria…

From TheJournal.ie American man being questioned after decapitated head found in Japanese apartment Osaka

American man being questioned after decapitated head found in Japanese apartment

Body parts other than the head have not been found.

# japan - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Japanese 'baby factory' man wins custody of 13 children born to Thai surrogates Sole Parent

Japanese 'baby factory' man wins custody of 13 children born to Thai surrogates

Mitsutoki Shigeta, 28, became the centre of a surrogacy scandal in 2014.

# japan - Saturday 10 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie This school in Japan is asking parents to buy their children €600 Armani-branded uniforms Expensive Attire

This school in Japan is asking parents to buy their children €600 Armani-branded uniforms

The decision has sparked complaints and fierce debate, even reaching as far as parliament.

# japan - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Traders breathe sigh of relief as markets bounce back after 'mini flash crash' Wall Street This post contains videos

Traders breathe sigh of relief as markets bounce back after 'mini flash crash'

Stocks suffered one of their worst days ever yesterday.

# japan - Saturday 3 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Would you buy a coffee from this robot? It just started working at Japan's 'strange cafe' Thanks A Latte

# japan - Sunday 28 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Inside the murky world of Japan's child 'idol singers' Sexualisation

Inside the murky world of Japan's child 'idol singers'

Concern has been raised about the age of the singers – some are as young as six.

# japan - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Japan: Soldier killed and skiers stranded after volcano eruption causes avalanche Ski Resort

Japan: Soldier killed and skiers stranded after volcano eruption causes avalanche

A total of 78 people were stranded at a gondola station at the top of a mountain.

# japan - Friday 19 January, 2018

'Evil' Japanese canoeist in hot water for spiking rival's drink

The Japan Anti-doping Agency have banned Yasuhiro Suzuki for eight years.

# japan - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Japanese news agency mistakenly alerts people of imminent North Korea attack Take Cover

Japanese news agency mistakenly alerts people of imminent North Korea attack

It comes just days after another false alarm terrified residents in Hawaii.

From TheJournal.ie Japan activates emergency system to warn people about deadly blowfish Fugu Fish

Japan activates emergency system to warn people about deadly blowfish

The toxic parts of the fugu fish may have been sold by mistake.

# japan - Friday 12 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters still battling oil tanker blaze after almost a week China

Firefighters still battling oil tanker blaze after almost a week

One body has been found but 31 sailors – mainly Iranians – remain missing.

# japan - Thursday 11 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Youtube drops Logan Paul after 'suicide forest' video Seeing Red

Youtube drops Logan Paul after 'suicide forest' video

The website has dropped Paul from two projects on its Youtube Red platform.

# japan - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Japan reacts with anger after Youtube star posts video of victim in 'suicide forest' Logan Paul This post contains videos

Japan reacts with anger after Youtube star posts video of victim in 'suicide forest'

The video has been deleted and Logan Paul has apologised but this has not quelled anger about the post.

# japan - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie YouTube star apologises for posting video of dead body in Japanese 'suicide forest' Apology

YouTube star apologises for posting video of dead body in Japanese 'suicide forest'

Broadcaster Piers Morgan reacted to the apology by calling Paul a “sick, twisted, heartless little p***k”.

# japan - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Flight from LA to Japan turns back after four hours due to 'unauthorised person' Wrong Ticket

Flight from LA to Japan turns back after four hours due to 'unauthorised person'

Someone had apparently managed to board the plane with a ticket from a different carrier.

# japan - Monday 18 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Window that fell from US helicopter into Japanese school blamed on 'human error' Plunge

Window that fell from US helicopter into Japanese school blamed on 'human error'

The locals are unhappy about a US marine airbase on Okinawa island.

# japan - Saturday 16 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro - there's an app for that Commuters

Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro - there's an app for that

The service allows a pregnant woman to send a message when she wants a seat.

# japan - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Regrettable': US military apologises after helicopter window falls on Japanese school Worrying

'Regrettable': US military apologises after helicopter window falls on Japanese school

The US military said it was taking the incident “extremely seriously”.

# japan - Friday 8 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Former priest wielding a samurai sword kills three at Tokyo shrine Family Feud

Former priest wielding a samurai sword kills three at Tokyo shrine

It is understood that the fight erupted due to a family vendetta.

# japan - Monday 4 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere War Games

Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere

The airline’s general manager said crew described seeing the missile “blow up and fall apart”.

# japan - Friday 1 December, 2017

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# japan - Saturday 25 November, 2017

'I've had to put my family first' - Dan Carter confirms he is leaving Racing 92 at the end of the season

The out-half will join Kobelco Steelers next season.

# japan - Friday 24 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Eight North Korean fishermen wash ashore in Japan Washed Up

Eight North Korean fishermen wash ashore in Japan

Dozens of North Korean fishing vessels wash up on Japan’s Sea of Japan coast every year.

# japan - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US Navy plane carrying 11 passengers crashes into Philippine Sea off coast of Japan Rescue

US Navy plane carrying 11 passengers crashes into Philippine Sea off coast of Japan

Eight people have been rescued so far.

# japan - Sunday 19 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Japan to tighten regulations after 'Twitter killer' lured victims to their death Mental Health

Japan to tighten regulations after 'Twitter killer' lured victims to their death

Takahiro Shiraishi reportedly beheaded nine young people who tweeted suicidal thoughts.

# japan - Monday 13 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Stray cat is a suspect in Japanese attempted murder case after pensioner found covered in blood CAT NICKED

# japan - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Kevin De Bruyne and City are the best in the Premier League, says Hazard

Eden Hazard has also insisted that he remains happy at Chelsea.

# japan - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Japan's Black Widow to hang for murder Sentenced To Death

Japan's Black Widow to hang for murder

Kyoto District Court condemned Chisako Kakehi, 70, to the gallows for the murder of three men.

# japan - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Australia hit over 60 points against hapless Japan in nine-try rout

The Wallabies had two tries on the board inside the opening 11 minutes.

# japan - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Japanese serial killer who kept nine bodies in coolers met the victims through Twitter Tokyo

Japanese serial killer who kept nine bodies in coolers met the victims through Twitter

An arrested man has confessed to the killings, according to reports.

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