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China refutes delivering missile launchers to North Korea


June 13th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Beijing has rubbished media reports suggesting that a Chinese company allegedly supplied Pyongyang with four ballistic missile launchers last year in a breach of UN ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-il to be embalmed


January 12th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The body of late North Korean "Dear Leader" Kim Jong-il is to be embalmed and put on display at a palace in the capital Pyongyang, ... Read more...

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Japan’s Panasonic to scale down TV business


October 20th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 20 (IANS) Japan's Panasonic Corp decided to sharply scale down its money-losing television-making business, reducing production of plasma display panels and cutting over 1,000 jobs, Japanese media reported ... Read more...

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Lahiri aims for double at Panasonic Open


September 21st, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shiga (Japan), Sep 21 (IANS) India's Anirban Lahiri hopes to repeat his winning form when he competes at the Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open which begins Thursday. Lahiri's entry into this week's ... Read more...

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Japanese finance minister Noda set to become prime minister


August 30th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- Japan's governing Democratic Party (DPJ) on Monday choose Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda as its new leader, lining him up to become the country's new prime minister after premier ... Read more...

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Radioactive iodine detected in Tokyo tap water


March 19th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Traces of radioactive iodine were discovered in tap water in Tokyo in the wake of the disaster at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, Japanese media ... Read more...

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Two pulled out alive from rubble in Japan


March 15th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) An elderly woman and a man were miraculously pulled alive Tuesday from the rubble in Japan, four days after the devastating 9.0 magnitude quake and ... Read more...

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Japanese channel to film Super 30


February 12th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 12 (IANS) A team from a Japanese television channel has arrived in Patna to make a documentary on Anand Kumar, who founded Bihar's free coaching centre Super 30.Yuta Amma from ... Read more...

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Japan to release new military guidelines to focus more on China


December 13th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Dec 13 (ANI): Japan is expected to release new military guidelines to reduce its heavy armoured and artillery forces against Russia in favour of creating more mobile units that could respond ... Read more...

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India will not force n-deal on Japan: Manmohan (Second Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Tokyo, Oct 25 (IANS) India will not force the civil nuclear agreement on Japan as it recognises the sensitivities involved, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Monday, indicating that ... Read more...

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Question mark over civil nuclear deal with Japan (Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Tokyo, Oct 25 (IANS) India will not force the civil nuclear agreement on Japan as it recognises the sensitivities involved, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Monday, putting a ... Read more...

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China sets free three Japanese who entered military zone


September 30th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) China Thursday released three of the four Japanese detained for intruding into Chinese military zone, authorities said.The three Japanese were released after "admitting to having violated Chinese law" ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton detained in Japan, questioned about cocaine arrest


September 21st, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- Celebrity Paris Hilton on Tuesday was detained and thoroughly questioned in Tokyo, Japan upon her arrival, regarding her cocaine possession incident.After her arrival on a chartered ... Read more...

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Twitter helped to free me from Taliban captors: Released Japanese journalist


September 8th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Sept.8 (ANI): Japanese journalist Kosuke Tsuneoka has said that if there was anything that saved him from being killed by his Taliban captors, it was his familiarity with the social ... Read more...

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Hiroshima observes 65th anniversary of atomic bombing


August 6th, 2010 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 6 (DPA) The Hiroshima Bell of Peace tolled at 8.15 a.m. Friday, the exact moment 65 years ago when a US B-29 bomber dropped an atomic bomb on the city, ... Read more...

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UK, US, France may attend Hiroshima bombing anniversary for first time


July 28th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, July 28 (ANI): Britain and the United States are considering sending representatives for the first time to the 65th anniversary ceremony of the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima.The Telegraph quoted Japanese ... Read more...

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China dismisses possibility of Sino-DPRK military exercise


July 16th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 16 (ANI): China has dismissed the possibility of launching a joint military exercise with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) as a counter measure to upcoming drills by the ... Read more...

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Japan’s ruling coalition to fall short of majority (Lead)


July 11th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 11 (DPA) Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan's Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) and its coalition partner would fail to win in Sunday's upper house elections the 56 seats it requires ... Read more...

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China rejects Japan media on military spending


July 10th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 10 (ANI): China has rejected Japanese media reports on its military spending being 1.5 times higher than the country's 2010 defense budget cited in March.According to the China Daily, ... Read more...

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Set-pieces Japan’s Achilles heel at World Cup


June 5th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) As Japan gears up for the football World Cup, pundits feel that set-pieces are its Achilles' heel. The Daily Telegraph reported that Japanese commentators lamented their national team's "physical ... Read more...

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Toshiba, Bill Gates to develop advanced nuclear reactor (Lead)


March 23rd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 23 (DPA) Toshiba Corp and Microsoft Corp chairman Bill Gates are to work to develop an advanced nuclear reactor, the Japanese company said Tuesday. Its statement confirmed a report earlier Tuesday ... Read more...

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Toyota fixing leaky hoses in over 1.6 mn vehicles


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 2 (DPA) Toyota Motor Corp said Tuesday it is repairing more than 1.6 million vehicles around the world, including the Camry sold in the US and the sport utility vehicle ... Read more...

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Miss Universe Racy Sex Tape Leaked On The Internet


November 18th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov.18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two more from the glamor world have decided to showcase their intimate moments for the world to view. A sex tape is raging on the internet that ... Read more...

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Toyota to quit Formula One racing: Reports


November 4th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 4 (DPA) Toyota Motor Corp, the world's largest carmaker, is planning to quit Formula One racing, Japanese media reports said Wednesday. Quoting sources close to the company, the reports said Toyota ... Read more...

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Japan’s parliament to elect new premier in two weeks


September 1st, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 1 (DPA) Japan's House of Representatives is expected to elect Yukio Hatoyama, the leader of the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), as the country's new prime minister Sep 16, Japanese ... Read more...

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North Korea completes preparation for rocket launch


April 4th, 2009 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 4 (DPA) North Korea has completed preparations for what it calls a communications satellite to be launched "soon", Japanese media reported Saturday, citing Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency. South ... Read more...

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US will act only if North Korea missile is a threat: Official


March 30th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (DPA) The US has no definitive plans for military intervention if North Korea launches a long-range missile, but would take steps if it were headed to US territory, US ... Read more...

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Japan prepares to intercept North Korean missile debris


March 27th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 27 (DPA) Japan Friday readied its defence for North Korea's planned rocket launch, ordering its military to destroy any fragments that might fall on its territory if the launch goes ... Read more...

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US confirms North Korea loading rocket onto launch pad


March 26th, 2009 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (DPA) North Korea is loading a Taepodong rocket onto a launch pad ahead of what Pyongyang says is a plan to place a satellite into space, a US official ... Read more...

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Many dead after planes crash in Montana and Tokyo


March 23rd, 2009 - 8:41 am ICT by admin
MONTANA / TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A small passenger plane carrying at least 17 people crashed at the safety zone of a Butte, Montana airport on Sunday, FAA spokesman Mike Fergus ... Read more...

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Japan eager to establish stronger ties with Obama


January 21st, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 21 (DPA) The Japanese government plans to set up a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Taro Aso and US President Barack Obama at an early date before the financial summit ... Read more...

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Sanyo Electric lowers operating profit, sales projections for 2008


January 15th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 15 (DPA) Sanyo Electric Co lowered its projections for operating profit and sales for the fiscal year 2008 that ends in March owing to the yen's advance and declining sales ... Read more...

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Japan’s emperor stable after irregular heart beats


December 3rd, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 3 (Xinhua) Japan's Emperor Akihito, who was diagnosed as having an irregular pulse, is in stable condition and no restrictions have been imposed on his daily activities, Japanese media reported ... Read more...

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Japan to boost bilateral currency swap deal with China


November 15th, 2008 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 15 (DPA) Japan, China and South Korea agreed at the Group of 20 summit to enhance bilateral currency swap between Tokyo and Beijing to help Seoul stay afloat in the ... Read more...

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15 killed in sex-shop fire in Japan


October 1st, 2008 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 1 (DPA) A fire early Wednesday in an Osaka sex shop left 15 patrons dead, emergency authorities said.The blaze broke out in a video sex shop on the ground floor ... Read more...

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