- Japan blasts: One dead in Utsunomiya city
One person has been killed and three injured after multiple blasts in a park area of the Japanese city of Utsunomiya, officials say.
BBC News. Sun, 23 Oct 2016 13:21:48 GMT.
- This Week In Golf Biz: PGA Sanctioned Event Coming To Japan, Bill Murray's Apparel Line Launches
A new senior tour event in Japan, the launch of Bill Murray's golf line and pushing back the re-opening of TPC Sawgrass are among this week's top golf business stories.
By Erik Matuszewski, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 23 Oct 2016 13:16:00 -0400.
- Police Investigating Deadly Explosions North of Tokyo
One person was confirmed dead and three injured in a series of explosions in a parking lot and nearby park on Sunday morning in Utsunomiya, Japan.
Motoko Rich and Makiko Inoue. New York Times. Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:44:55 GMT.
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- One killed, two injured in Japan park blasts
One person was killed and at least two injured by twin near-simultaneous blasts in a Japanese park on Sunday, the local fire department said. ...
Yahoo. Sun, 23 Oct 2016 05:29:36 -0400.
- Hachigo says Honda is just fine on its own
Suddenly, Honda looks like the odd man in Japan. Toyota just added Suzuki to its growing stable of partners, and Nissan is poised to take control of Mitsubishi. Meanwhile, Honda is left by its lonesome in the face of industry consolidation.
AutoNews.com. Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:01:00 EST. Subscription required.
- Japanese PM urges SDF to undertake new tasks at home, abroad following controversial security legislation
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Self-Defense Forces (SDF) personnel Sunday at a parade review held near Tokyo to earnestly take their "responsibilities and missions" at home and abroad.
- Everest's first woman climber Junko Tabei dies at 77
The first woman to ascend Everest, Japanese climber Junko Tabei, dies aged 77, her family say.
BBC News. Sat, 22 Oct 2016 14:14:58 GMT.
- Nintendo Switch hopes to succeed where Wii U sputtered
The Nintendo Switch aims to merge the dual home and portable platforms the venerable Japanese company has long been known for into a single, harmonious whole.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:49:24 EDT.
- First Honda in America Brought Back to Life (W/Video)
Back in 1967, Honda became the top selling motorcycle maker in the U.S. and the world. That year, it also set it sights on selling cars in America and the Honda N600 arrived here from Japan. ...
Etahaney. Motor Trend. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:00:56 +0000.
- FDA Approves Supplemental New Drug Application for XTANDI® (enzalutamide) Capsules in Advanced Prostate Cancer
TOKYO and NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2016 -- Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503) and Pfizer Inc. ...
PR Newswire. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:55:00 EDT.
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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