- US first lady plans mid-March visit to Japan, Cambodia
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama will promote educating girls around the world during a mid-March visit to U.S. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 06:05:54 -0500.
- South Korea Criticizes US Official’s Comments on 'Comfort Women’
South Korean politicians and media have criticized recent comments by a senior U.S. official, saying she appeared to be taking sides with Japan in historical and other disputes with its neighbors South Korea and China. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 03:30:37 -0500.
- China to Hold Parade, Invite Leaders to Mark World War II Anniversary
China will hold a military parade this year to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, and invite the leaders of major countries involved in the war to attend, the foreign ministry said, events probably aimed at Japan. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:04:06 -0500.
- Interview: Japan misleads public by denying wartime crimes: Russian expert
The Japanese government has tried to mislead the public by denying involvement in any acts of wartime aggression, former Russian ambassador to Japan told Xinhua in a recent interview.
- VIDEO: Japan seeks to reboot innovation
Mariko Oi reports from Japan on the country's quest to rediscover its innovative spirit with "game-changing" products.
BBC News. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:39:49 GMT.
- Rebooting innovation in Japan
What has happened to Japan's inventors?
BBC News. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:00:45 GMT.
- North Korea, angered by drills, fires short-range missiles off coast
North Korea fired two short-range missiles off its east coast on March 2, South Korean officials said, a defiant response to annual military exercises between South Korea and the United States but one which drew a swift protest from Japan
Hurriyet. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:26:00 +0200.
- Infiniti QX30 Concept First Look
Japan Riffs on Benz's GLA
Motor Trend. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:00:00 -0700.
- Tottori Airport Reopens as Tottori Sand Dunes Conan Airport
TOTTORI, Japan, March 2, 2015 -- Tottori airport reopened as Tottori Sand Dunes Conan Airport on March 1 and the Tottori prefectural government held a ceremony to mark its renewal opening. ...
PR Newswire. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 03:16:00 EST.
- Bank Of Japan's New Board Member Is A Determined Reflationist
On February 25, the Upper house of the National Diet of Japan approved of the appointment of Yutaka Harada, my colleague and professor of economics at Waseda University, to a new Policy Board at the Bank of Japan (BOJ). ...
By Masazumi Wakatabe. Forbes. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 15:39:00 GMT.
Facts About Japan
Japan, an island state off the east coast of Asia, is governed as a
constitutional monarchy. Its capital city is Tokyo; its second
largest city is Osaka. Japan's national currency is the Yen.
In 2007, Japan's estimated population was 127,433,000, and Japanese is
the primary language spoken in Japan.
For more news and information about Japan, visit this official
Japanese government website. For detailed maps of Japan, visit
this Japan map website.
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