- Japan, Taiwan on alert amid measles outbreak
A measles outbreak in Japan and Taiwan has put thousands of people in quarantine and forced tourists to put off visits to southern Japan, media reports said.
Straits Times. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
- ABeam Consulting Supports the Construction of Bangkok Glass's Mission-Critical System
TOKYO - ABeam Consulting supports the construction of Bangkok Glass's mission-critical system ...
Business Wire. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 02:00:00 UTC.
- Being cold can help you LOSE weight, study finds
A University of Tokyo study found that exposure to cold temperatures for long periods of time causes fat cells to become more efficient, improving blood sugar regulation and increasing metabolism.
Daily Mail. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:38:08 +0100.
- U.S debt deluge lifts bond yields to four-year high, Asia stocks down
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks slipped and the U.S. dollar advanced on Tuesday, as a deluge of U.S. government debt this week and the specter of inflation and a higher fiscal deficit drove U.S. borrowing costs near four-year highs.
Reuters. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 22:11:57 -0400.
- Canada, Japan sign Acquisition and Cross-Servicing Agreement
Tokyo and Ottawa signed a bilateral Acquisition and Cross-Servicing Agreement (ACSA) on 21 April aimed at strengthening co-operation between the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and the Japanese Self-Defense Forces (JSDF). ...
Gabriel Dominguez, London. Janes 360. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT.
- World's oldest person dies in Japan at the age of 117
Having had more than 160 descendants, great-great-great-grandmother Nabi Tajima dies in hospital, leaving another Japanese woman to become the world's oldest person.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:24:46 +1000.
- A Restaurant Row Blooms in Brooklyn, including the Japanese Storefront Nana
A slew of Asian eateries have opened along Brooklyn's Malcolm X Boulevard, including the ramen restaurant Nana.
By John Mariani, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 09:08:00 -0400.
- Nabi Tajima, world's oldest person, dies in Japan at 117
The world's oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died.
Fox News. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 02:12:00 GMT.
- World's oldest person dead at age 117
Japanese woman Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town official Susumu Yoshiyuki confirmed. She had been hospitalized since January.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:08:12 EDT.
- Robot with artificial intelligence runs for mayor in Japan
Would you be keen to elect a machine? 'The Greg Gutfeld' panel weighs in.
Yahoo. Sat, 21 Apr 2018 22:43:43 -0400.
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
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