Sankei Shimbun

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Name: Sankei Shimbun
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Naha mayor to run against Nakaima in Okinawa gubernatorial election

TOKYO —Naha Mayor Takeshi Onaga has signaled his intention to run in the Okinawa gubernatorial election in November, challenging incumbent Hirokazu Nakaima.Onaga, 63, is an opponent of the plan to relocate the U.S. Marine Corps’ air base at Futenma to ... [Published Japan Today - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sasebo girl says she wanted to see what it was like to kill someone

SASEBO —A 16-year-old high school girl who was arrested Sunday for the grisly murder of her 15-year-old classmate in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, told police on Monday that she wanted to see what it was like to kill someone.The suspect was sent to prosecutors ... [Published Japan Today - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Ice wall to contain Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant isn’t freezing

TOKYO —More than three years after the earthquake and tsunami devastated northeast Japan and left a major nuclear plant in Fukushima paralyzed, efforts to contain the nuclear disaster are still facing major hurdles as the area around it remains a ghost ... [Published Japan Today - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Father of TV 'talent' Rola arrested for fraud

TOKYO —Police in Tokyo said Sunday they have arrested the father of TV “talent” and model Rola for allegedly defrauding Japan’s national health insurance system.Police said that Jurip Al-Asa, 54, accompanied by a lawyer, turned himself in at a police ... [Published Japan Today - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Express train service begins from Narita airport to Mount Fuji

An express train service from Narita International Airport to Kawaguchiko Station in Yamanashi Prefecture near Mount Fuji began on Saturday.The new service was launched jointly by JR East and Fuji Kyuko to make it easier for foreign tourists to visit ... [Published Japan Today - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Japan logs trade deficit for 24th straight month in June

The Japanese economy isn't faring all that well.The nation's trade deficit dipped to 8 billion U.S. dollars in June, its 24th straight month of decline -- the longest downward trend seen since data began being compiled in 1979.The trade loss was attributed ... [Published Arirang - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

32 employees sickened by gas at Fukuoka bakery

FUKUOKA —Police in Shingumachi Midorigahama, Fukuoka Prefecture, said Sunday that 32 employees of a plant which produces bakery goods were sickened by a gas.According to police, employees reported a foul odor and then complained of nausea at about 2 p.m. ... [Published Japan Today - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Supreme Court rules DNA test results cannot revoke paternal status of child's father

TOKYO —In a historic case, Japan’s Supreme Court has ruled that DNA tests are not sufficient to invalidate familial paternal relations, even if the results from the test show no signs of blood relation to the assumed father.The ruling means that under ... [Published Japan Today - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

BRIEF: Boowy vocalist Himuro announces plans for a hiatus

July 15--Singer Kyosuke Himuro, a veteran from the world of Japanese rock, announced Sunday he'll be taking a break from stage performances. The announcement came during a performance at the Shunan City Bunka Kaikan in Yamaguchi Prefecture. Sankei Shimbun ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Hotel in Seoul refuses to hold party by Japanese embassy for SDF

TOKYO —In the latest sign of tension between South Korea and Japan, the luxury Lotte Hotel in Seoul has refused to hold a reception by the Japanese embassy to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Japan Self-Defense Forces.Hotel officials said ... [Published Japan Today - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Man guns down wife in Ikebukuro care

A man fatally shot his wife Sunday night in a cafe in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, apparently in a fit of anger during a quarrel, the daily Asahi Shimbun said.The suspect, whom police believe is a 54-year-old Chinese national, was collared on the street in front ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Japan to Lift Some Sanctions on North Korea on Friday: Sankei

Japanese daily Sankei Shimbun reports the Tokyo government will hold a Cabinet meeting on Friday to lift some of its sanctions on North Korea.The newspaper said a ministerial meeting will be held on Wednesday to discuss forming a special investigation ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 02 2014]

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"I'm sure listed firms will see an increase in wages. I wish this were the case in small and mid-sized companies, too."
...Professor Emeritus, Osaka University; Director Emeritus, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, delivered speeches and had a discussion on the theme of "Kaido wo yuku [travel writing] -- Chance Meetings of East and West"
that "Abe is manipulating a dangerous coup to overturn the country's"
...of the only country that has suffered nuclear attacks, and as a politician from Hiroshima, I cannot tolerate this," Kishida was quoted as saying. "I issued an instruction to check the facts with the paper in question speedily through the consulate in Chongqing and, if it turns out to be true to lodge a stern protest."

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Naha mayor to run against Nakaima in Okinawa gu... [Published Japan Today - Jul 30 2014]
Sasebo girl says she wanted to see what it was ... [Published Japan Today - Jul 28 2014]
Ice wall to contain Fukushima Daiichi nuclear p... [Published Japan Today - Jul 28 2014]
A trip around the Yushukan, Japan’s font of dis... [Published Japan Times - Jul 28 2014]
Father of TV 'talent' Rola arrested for fraud [Published Japan Today - Jul 27 2014]
Express train service begins from Narita airpor... [Published Japan Today - Jul 27 2014]
Japan logs trade deficit for 24th straight mont... [Published Arirang - Jul 26 2014]
Abe shifts focus to local economies [Published Japan Times - Jul 25 2014]
32 employees sickened by gas at Fukuoka bakery [Published Japan Today - Jul 20 2014]
Gov't OKs plan to to build maglev line, despite... [Published Japan Today - Jul 19 2014]
Supreme Court rules DNA test results cannot rev... [Published Japan Today - Jul 18 2014]
SHIBA Ryotaro Memorial Lectures held [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
Young artists grow through international exchange [Published Japan Times - Jul 16 2014]
BRIEF: Boowy vocalist Himuro announces plans fo... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Jul 15 2014]
Polling shows voters unclear on constitutional ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 11 2014]
Hotel in Seoul refuses to hold party by Japanes... [Published Japan Today - Jul 11 2014]
Map of Japan with Mushroom Clouds, Chinese Neti... [Published China Smack - Jul 10 2014]
Don't Win for Me Argentina [Published Foreign Policy Magazine - Jul 10 2014]
Chongqing paper publishes map of Japan with mus... [Published Want China Times - Jul 09 2014]
Abe's move fails to get understanding [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 09 2014]
Chongryon chairman gives up visiting N. Korea d... [Published Donga.com - Jul 09 2014]
28-yr-old man, 16-yr-old girl commit suicide by... [Published Japan Today - Jul 08 2014]
US aircraft detected over Chinese oil rigs off ... [Published Want China Times - Jul 07 2014]
N. Korea and Japan considering hotline for offi... [Published Hani.co.kr - Jul 07 2014]
Man guns down wife in Ikebukuro care [Published Japan Times - Jul 07 2014]
Japan Considering Establishing Hotline With N.K... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 05 2014]
Japan Seeks Foreign Ministerial Talks with N. K... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 04 2014]
Kennedy sends letter of support to heckled asse... [Published Japan Today - Jul 03 2014]
Japanese Activists Oppose Collective Self-defense [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 02 2014]
Japan to Lift Some Sanctions on North Korea on ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 02 2014]
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