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Osaka: Japan’s cultural charm

Osaka seamlessly blends the vibrancy of a bustling metropolis with the welcoming warmth of a small town. Osaka is a city of contrasts, from towering...

Major business deals signed on Japan trip – Luxon

Significant business deals have been closed during the visit of Prime Minister Christopher Luxon to Japan this week, including in the areas of space,...

World expert says new ‘self-replicating mRNA vaccines’ pose a huge threat to public health

In a recent interview with Mike Adams, Tokyo University of Science Professor Emeritus Dr. Yasufumi Murakami expressed serious concerns about the potential dangers of...

Japanese car makers falsified safety test results

Toyota, Mazda, Honda, and Suzuki have committed fraud, an investigation has found. Some of Japan’s best-known automakers have admitted to committing fraud in safety tests...

Japan to study UFO threat – media

Lawmakers plan to form a cross-party panel to probe potentially dangerous unidentified anomalous phenomena. Japanese lawmakers are planning to establish a bipartisan group within the...

‘Flesh-eating’ disease cases skyrocket in Japan – media

The potentially deadly streptococcal toxic shock syndrome is spreading at a record pace this year, NHK has reported. Cases of streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS),...

Another renowned Japanese health expert calls for halt to COVID ‘vaccinations’

Dr. Atsuo Yanagisawa, a distinguished expert in health science and a former president of the International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine, is raising significant concerns...

Japan upset over Biden’s ‘xenophobia’ claim – media

Tokyo has rebuked the US president for his comments, saying they lacked “an accurate understanding” of the country. Japan has pushed back against US President...

Japanese naval choppers suffer fatal collision

One crew member was pulled from the Pacific Ocean and seven others are still missing after a training exercise went awry. Two Japanese Navy patrol...

Protests across Japan rally against WHO Pandemic Treaty

April 13, 2024, will be remembered as a pivotal day in modern Japanese history, as tens of thousands of citizens took to the streets...

COVID jabs a ‘terrible’ and ‘dangerous’ drug – Japanese expert

Masayasu Inoue is Professor Emeritus of Osaka City University Medical School. He specialises in molecular pathology and medicine. Inoue was speaking via video call to...

Pacifism over: Japan authorises export of ‘Next-Generation’ fighter jets

Japan's government has sanctioned the international sale of its forthcoming fighter jets, a project in collaboration with the United Kingdom and Italy, marking a...

Second New Zealand victim of Hokkaido avalanche named

33-year-old Joshua Sellens was killed in an avalanche on Monday local time while backcountry skiing on Mt Yotei in Hokkaido, Japan. The incident also killed...

New Zealander among two killed in Hokkaido avalanche identified

An avalanche in Hokkaido Japan has taken the lives of two New Zealanders, one of whom has been identified as 21-year-old Isabella Bolton. Bolton was...

Watch: Japanese medical expert says use of COVID jabs is ‘murder’

A short clip of Professor Emeritus Masanori Fukushima of Kyoto University speaking about COVID 'vaccines' has been shared widely on social media. Fukushima was speaking...

Scandal-hit Ukraine-born Miss Japan winner gives up crown

Karolina Shiino, whose victory caused controversy over her heritage, apologized after her relationship with a married man was revealed. A Ukrainian-born model with Japanese citizenship...

Asian medical experts call for immediate halt to COVID jabs

Japanese and Malaysian experts hold press conferences, while Philippines to launch inquiry into unprecedented excess deaths. A panel of experts in Japan called the 'Vaccine...

Quade Cooper seeking ‘redemption’ in Tokyo

Quade Cooper, left out of Eddie Jones's Rugby World Cup 2023 squad, is set to play for Hanazono Kintetsu Liners in the Japan Rugby...

Transcripts reveal Japanese Coast Guard not given takeoff clearance before deadly crash

Haneda airport, often called Tokyo International Airport, is known for its high safety record, having been awarded a five-star designation by SKYTRAX Global Airport...

Woman arrested after Tokyo stabbing spree – media

At least four people have been left injured by a knife attacker at a train station. A woman has been taken into custody after going...

Watch: Passenger jet catches fire in Tokyo

Japan Airlines says all 379 people on board the Airbus A350 have been evacuated. A passenger jet has caught fire on the runway at Tokyo’s...

Japan records total of 29 earthquakes in 2 hours

A total of 29 earthquakes with a maximum magnitude of 7.6 occurred in the Japanese prefectures of Ishikawa and Niigata in two hours on...

Japan exports weapons for first time since WW2

Tokyo has sent Patriot missiles to the US in another step toward full remilitarization. Japan has agreed to supply Patriot missiles to the US after...

Japan faces recession – official data

The country’s economy saw a sharp contraction in the third quarter. The Japanese economy slipped into a contraction in the period from July to September,...

Sumo wrestlers ‘too heavy’ for flight

Japan Airlines concluded that two planes couldn’t safely carry the excessively large athletes in addition to the required fuel. Japan Airlines was forced to lay...

RWC 2023: Japan 28 – 22 Samoa

Japan have beaten Samoa 28-22 in their Pool D Rugby World Cup 2023 match at the Stadium de Toulouse. https://youtu.be/PvSi26qrxwk?si=-hdNDlO3qUD15MCX

RWC 2023: England 34 – 12 Japan

England have beaten Japan 32-12 in their Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool D match today at the Allianz Riviera in Nice. https://youtu.be/u7zTdLBUIn8?si=YmNaZdgfj8kANJlD

‘Crime against humanity’ – North Korea on Japan’s Fukushima move

Pyongyang has urged Tokyo to immediately halt wastewater releases into the ocean. North Korea has called on Japan to immediately stop the release of radioactive...

South Koreans up in arms over Japan’s radioactive plans

Hundreds of protesters have rallied in Seoul to protest the impending dumping of Fukushima’s wastewater into the ocean. Mass protests hit central Seoul on Saturday,...

FIFA WWC: Japan 1 – 2 Sweden

Sweden have beaten Japan 1-2 in their FIFA Women's World Cup quarterfinal this evening. https://youtu.be/Zeg3Iw-KQvU

Japan ignores US role on Hiroshima bombing anniversary

Tokyo opted to highlight “Russia’s nuclear threat” instead of condemning those responsible for leveling the city in 1945. Japanese officials have marked the 78th anniversary...

Man spends $15,000 to ‘become a dog’ – media

The man, known only as Toco, says he keeps his canine identity a secret from friends and family. A Japanese man known only as Toco...

FIFA WWC: Japan 2 – 0 Costa Rica

Japan have beaten Costa Rica 2-0 in their FIFA Women's World Cup Group C match today. https://youtu.be/HVAb3NahF3I

FIFA WWC: Zambia 0 – 5 Japan

Japan have beaten Zambia 0-5 in their FIFA Women's World Cup Group C clash. https://youtu.be/mEkrCqI4jl4

Corporate bankruptcies soar in Japan

Analysts attribute the trend to the after-effects of the pandemic. The number of corporate bankruptcies in Japan soared to a five-year high in the first...

Japanese protesters call for US to be evicted amid growing tensions

Increasingly hostile relations between Washington and Beijing have dialed up the urgency of Okinawan protesters’ demands. Thousands of Japanese protesters assembled near Kadena Air Base...

Watch: Mysterious ‘fireballs’ spotted over Japan

Residents captured footage of bright lights streaking across the night sky in southern Japan. Strange fireball-like objects were seen flying over Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture on...

Japanese moon mission makes ‘hard landing’

The Japanese-made lander took off for the Moon on a SpaceX rocket late last year. A Moon-landing mission spearheaded by a Tokyo-based tech firm appears...

Japan’s inflation accelerates past four-decade high

Consumer prices have been on the rise since late 2022. Japanese consumers were hit with the biggest price spikes in over 40 years in March,...

Japanese PM targeted in ‘smoke bomb’ attack

Fumio Kishida was rushed away from the chaotic scene after a sudden explosion interrupted his speech. A loud blast was heard during Japanese Prime Minister...

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