- Japan hails first local-born sumo grand champion in 19 years
A Japanese man is crowned grand champion in the sport of sumo for the first time in almost two decades, after being stuck in the second-highest ranking for five years.
Rachel Mealey. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 25 Jan 2017 20:14:33 +1100.
- A Michelin-Starred French Masterpiece at Restaurant Ryuzu, Tokyo
Just writing out the words now on the return flight from Tokyo is making me swoon with delight at the memory of this amazing meal, in which every course was a masterpiece.
By Lady Barbara Judge Cbe, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 25 Jan 2017 04:54:00 -0500.
- NAMM '17 - ESP Guitars EC-1000P Demo
The Japanese brand adds a piezo-equipped guitar to their popular single-cut series.
Premier Guitar. Sun, 22 Jan 2017 21:56:00 -0500.
- Japan's 2020 Olympics golf club under pressure to admit women members
Japan's 2020 Olympics golf club under pressure to admit women members.
Golf Digest. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:06:19 GMT.
- Japan researchers warn of fingerprint theft from 'peace' sign
Could flashing the "peace" sign in photos lead to fingerprint data being stolen?
Science X. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:05:23 EST.
- Report: Mercedes-Benz, Infiniti to Stop Sharing Small Car Platform
Just as things were getting good, Mercedes and Infiniti put the kibosh on further small-car collaborations. Buyers who want a little Germanic sauerkraut in their compact Japanese luxury car will have to settle for the Infiniti QX30. ...
Cgolden. Motor Trend. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:15:25 +0000.
- Miniscule amounts of impurities in vacuum greatly affecting OLED lifetime
Reproducibility is a necessity for science but has often eluded researchers studying the lifetime of organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs). Recent research from Japan sheds new light on why: ...
- Watch LIVE: NOAA live dive on historic Japanese mini submarines near Pearl Harbor
On December 7, 2016, 75 years after the attack on Pearl Harbor, join us for a live dive on two Japanese mini submarines, the first of which was sunk by the USS Ward prior to the attack. ...
NOAA. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:30:00 -0500.
- 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Release Date, Price and Specs - Roadshow
Fiat builds an Italian roadster on the bones of a Japanese icon...and it's fantastic.
Antuan Goodwin. CNET. Wed, 15 Jun 2016 17:37:12 +0000.
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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