- Japan releases master recording of emperor's war-end speech
The master recording of Emperor Hirohito's speech announcing Japan's World War II surrender has been brought back to life in digital form ahead of the 70th anniversary of the end of the war
Hurriyet. Sun, 02 Aug 2015 10:51:00 +0200.
- The Japanese Games Industry Mourns The Passing Of Satoru Iwata
Unlike many of the big name individuals in the Japanese games industry, Satoru Iwata was unique. With an absence of ego, he was almost universally liked. ...
By Ollie Barder. Forbes. Sun, 2 Aug 2015 10:03:00 GMT.
- Mitsubishi plans to move forward with U.S. sales, but experts wonder
Mitsubishi seems unlikely to leave the U.S. market despite closing its Illinois factory, but skeptics still wonder if the Japanese brand is the next Suzuki.
AutoNews.com. Sun, 2 Aug 2015 00:01:00 EST. Subscription required.
- Commentary: U.S. spying on Japan proves it has never treated allies as equals
The recently exposed U.S. spying on Japan, one of its most loyal "allies," has once again proved to the world that U.S. ...
- Head of failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox arrested
The head of the failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox was arrested in Tokyo Saturday on suspicion of inflating his cash account by $1 million, authorities said. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 01 Aug 2015 11:55:47 -0400.
- ArtsBeat: First Seattle Art Fair Opens
The fair, co-founded by Paul Allen, brought art dealers from New York, Miami and Tokyo.
Melena Ryzik. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 01 Aug 2015 10:50:32 GMT.
Subscription may be required.
- Mark Karpeles, Chief of Bankrupt Bitcoin Exchange, Is Arrested in Tokyo
The police said they believed Mr. Karpeles had manipulated transaction records on a computer system that Mt. Gox used to swap Bitcoins for dollars.
Jonathan Soble. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 01 Aug 2015 09:14:09 GMT.
Subscription may be required.
- Bitcoin chief arrested in Japan
The founder of MtGox - once the world's biggest bitcoin exchange - is arrested by Japanese police investigating losses of nearly $400m.
BBC News. Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:27:20 GMT.
- Former CEO of collapsed Mt.Gox bitcoin exchange arrested in Japan: reports
Mark Karpeles, the former head of defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, was arrested on Saturday in connection with the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the virtual currency, Japanese media reports said. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:40:26 -0400.
- Fukushima officials to face trial
Three former executives at a Japanese power giant are to stand trial over the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant in 2011.
BBC News. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:11:29 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.
Click on the small Japan map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Japan.
Copyright © 2008-2014 News-Articles.org.
All rights reserved.
News Articles about Japan