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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...

Brainwashing Versus Critical Thinking in Japan

In March 2012, while participating in a conference in Prague, I visited the Museum of Communism there. They sold one type of souvenir created from...

PM’s aide says country ‘will disappear’ if people don’t have more children

Tokyo has sounded the alarm after twice as many people died as were born last year. Japan risks ceasing to exist as a country if...

Japan rearms for war: What it means for Asia

Tokyo is working to assert itself as a global military power and could destabilize its entire region in the process. Prime Minister of Japan Fumio...

Grand Theft Hybrid: Toyota Prius Cars Targeted for Platinum Components Across Japan

Last year, platinum prices jumped significantly after the Western countries imposed a spate of sanctions on Russia, one of their major producers, leaving the...

Japanese inflation hits 40-year high

Consumer prices have risen due to soaring energy costs, official data shows. Japan’s core consumer inflation benchmark hit a fresh four-decade high last month as...

Penalty kings Croatia book World Cup quarterfinal spot

Goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic made three saves in the shootout as Croatia overcame Japan in Qatar. Japan’s hopes of reaching a first-ever World Cup quarterfinal are...

Watch: FIFA explains controversial Japanese World Cup goal

The governing body provided visual evidence to show that Ao Tanaka’s goal against Spain was legitimate. FIFA has said that the “evidence available” proves that...

Controversy rages over Japan World Cup goal

Germany were sent packing from Qatar after Japan's shock triumph against Spain. Japan’s stunning FIFA World Cup win against Spain has been overshadowed by a...

Japanese victory condemns Germany to shock World Cup exit

The four-time champions have failed to get out of the group stage in Qatar. Japan mounted a stunning comeback win against Spain as both teams...

Tokyo court rules on same-sex marriage

The existing ban on marriage between gay and lesbian couples is constitutional, the ruling says. A court in Tokyo has dismissed a case, in which...

Watch: ‘It’s a disaster’ – Top Japanese medical professor slams health officials over mRNA jab

Dr. Masanori Fukushima was speaking to the Ministry of Health in a public meeting. He is Professor Emeritus at Kyoto University. He is also head...

Residents on Japan’s Hokkaido Advised to Seek Shelter after DPRK Ballistic Missile Launch Detected

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) continued its string of missile tests into October, carrying out its fifth test in the last two...

Man sets himself on fire in protest against ex-PM’s funeral

The individual “vehemently” opposed the state funeral of Japan’s former leader Shinzo Abe, according to police. Tokyo police have said a man set himself on...

Japan Issues Tsunami Alert as 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Coast of Taiwan

Japan has been suffering from various natural disasters over the past few days: around two million people were ordered to evacuate on Sunday due...

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