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Chip unit sale an omen of Toshiba’s failing fortunes

At a train station used by hundreds of workers at struggling electronics giant Toshiba, an ad tempts staff worried by their employer’s precarious financial position.“Do ...
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Buzzwords of 2017 include ‘Poop kanji workbook,’ ‘Aufheben,’ ‘Hifumin’ plus other top candidates
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:05:27 +0100
Thirty candidates for the buzzword of the year were announced Thursday, covering everything from popular poop kanji workbook to fake news to Hifumin, the nickname ...
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Fatal road-rage cases highlight Japan’s rise in aggressive driving
Sat, 04 Nov 2017 14:44:02 +0100
Whatever you call it, road rage can be deadlyThe term “road rage” refers to argumentative and sometimes violent behavior by drivers when annoyed by other ...
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Osaka woman with disabled child works to raise awareness of buggy-style wheelchairs
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 06:02:52 +0100
Kaori Honda recalls how she was shocked around two years ago when a railway official rejected her request for help with her daughter’s wheelchair as ...
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Philippines halts building in contested South China Sea, backing down after Beijing protest
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 06:17:01 +0100
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte stopped construction work on a newly formed sandbar in the disputed South China Sea after China protested, the defense chief said ...
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Diet to take up lowering age of legal adulthood in January session
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 06:14:36 +0100
The government will seek to lower the age of adulthood from 20 to 18 during the ordinary Diet session to be convened in January.If approved, ...
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Lawsuit over student’s dyed hair confronts outdated thinking
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 15:04:11 +0100
A Japanese public high school has come under fire for its strict policy regarding the color of its students’ hair.An 18-year-old teen filed a lawsuit ...
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Abe and Xi, acknowledging political successes at home, agree to push for better bilateral ties
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 15:02:51 +0100
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping, each benefiting from political victories at home, agree to pursue further efforts to improve bilateral ties.
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Only if it serves the state: North Korea’s online experience
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 15:00:05 +0100
Ever so cautiously, North Korea is going online.Doctors can consult via live online video conferencing, and lectures at prestigious Kim Il Sung University are streamed ...
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Japanese enthusiasm for organ donation hovers at 40% in latest government survey
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 14:48:31 +0100
About 40 percent of the public is positive about organ donation when it comes to brain death or death by cardiac arrest, a government survey ...
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On the quest for the holy grail for as long as we live
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 14:46:27 +0100
Is death inevitable? True, everyone born before Aug. 4, 1900, has proved mortal (the world’s oldest-known living person, a Japanese woman named Nabi Tajima, was ...
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When teenage girls text like middle-aged men
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 14:42:45 +0100
On Nov. 8, the #おじさんLINE hashtag topped Japan Trending rankings on Twitter. The hashtag refers to the manner in which ojisan (middle-aged men) text other ...
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Fuji TV’s wishful thinking is food for thought
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 14:40:59 +0100
Since 1987, Fuji TV has owned Monday night, specifically the 9 to 10 p.m. time slot, when it broadcasts fluffy romantic drama series starring the ...
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Department stores among nine firms to be fined over alleged bid-rigging involving Japan Railway uniforms
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 14:02:03 +0100
The Fair Trade Commission plans to fine nine companies about ¥45 million in total over suspected bid-rigging for uniforms delivered to East Japan Railway Co. ...
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North Korea brands Trump a ‘warmonger’ who ‘begged for nuclear war’
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 13:34:21 +0100
North Korea unleashed a verbal onslaught at U.S. leader Donald Trump on Saturday, blasting him as “a warmonger” who “begged for a nuclear war,” in ...
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‘Love’-dependent Japanese and French villages form sister-city ties
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 13:04:26 +0100
A Japanese village and a French village, each relying on “love” to boost their economy, formed a sister-city relationship during a signing ceremony in Paris ...
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