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Japan lab unable to replicate 'stem cell' findings: report Researchers in Japan have been unable to replicate experiments that were hailed earlier this year as a "game-changer", amid claims evidence was faked.
27 августа 2014
Japan's Babymetal plot world domination with Lolita rock Japanese pop-metal group Babymetal have toured with Lady Gaga and attracted monster crowds in America and Europe with their sugar-coated hard rock.
26 августа 2014
Mobile use bad for school test scores: Japan study Children who spend more than four hours a day on their mobile phone perform worse on school tests than those who are limited to just 30 minutes.
26 августа 2014
Japanese PM visits Hiroshima after killer landslides Prime Minister pledged full support for victims of last week's massive landslides in Hiroshima, as he made his first visit to the Japanese city.
25 августа 2014
©Reuters Japan's Sony hit by cyber attack, bomb threat Japanese entertainment giant Sony said its online music and gaming sites came under a cyber attack by a hacker group.
25 августа 2014
Japan death toll feared to double as landslide fears halt rescue The death toll from landslides in western Japan could more than double, as fears of a fresh collapse halted the search for 51 people still missing.
22 августа 2014
Gambling, IT, booze addictions rife in Japan: study Nearly five percent of Japanese adults are addicted to gambling, a rate up to five times that of most other nations, according to a study.
21 августа 2014
At least 27 dead as Japan landslide buries homes A huge landslide that engulfed homes in western Japan killed at least 27 people and left another 10 missing.
20 августа 2014
Japanese 111-year-old becomes oldest man A Japanese man born months before the Wright brothers carried out the first human flight was recognised as the world's oldest male.
20 августа 2014
©Reuters Japanese man feared kidnapped by Syrian militants Japan's government said it was investigating a video that appears to show a kidnapped Japanese man being interrogated by Syrian militants.
18 августа 2014
Film on 1597 victory against Japan breaks Korean records A film depicting a famous 16th century naval victory against Japanese invaders has set records at the South Korean box office.
16 августа 2014
Hello Kitty on space mission Hello Kitty has been sent on her first space mission, as Japan's global icon of cute celebrates its 40th birthday in extraterrestrial fashion.
15 августа 2014
Japan to test first homegrown stealth fighter jet: report A group of major Japanese firms are planning a test flight next year for the nation's first homegrown stealth fighter jet.
12 августа 2014
Typhoon Halong leaves up to 10 dead in Japan: reports As many as 10 people died and dozens were injured when Typhoon Halong slammed into the Japanese archipelago over the weekend.
11 августа 2014
Flights grounded as Typhoon Halong heads for south Japan A strong typhoon lashed large areas of southwest Japan on Saturday, grounding some 460 flights and stranding thousands of holidaymakers.
09 августа 2014
Hiroshima marks anniversary of atomic bombing Thousands of people gathered for peace ceremonies in Hiroshima, marking the 69th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of the city.
07 августа 2014
©Reuters/Kimimasa Mayama Ex-TEPCO execs should be charged over Fukushima: panel An independent legal panel called for criminal charges to be brought against three former executives of the Fukushima nuclear plant operator for their role in the 2011 atomic disaster.
31 июля 2014
Photo courtesy of veooz.com Giant public artwork divides opinion in Sydney A giant Japanese-designed public artwork that will straddle Sydney's main street was unveiled, dividing opinion with supporters saying it will boost the city's reputation and critics calling it "stupid".
30 июля 2014
©Reuters/Kieran Doherty Airbus cancels order for six A380s from Skymark Airbus has cancelled an order for six A380 superjumbos from Skymark Airlines because the Japanese company is facing financial difficulties, French daily Les Echos reported.
29 июля 2014
©Reuters/Toru Hanai Nissan says April-June net profit jumps 37% on-year to $1.1 bn Nissan said Monday that net profit for the April-June quarter soared 37 percent to $1.1 billion, crediting robust overseas demand that offset weaker sales at home.
29 июля 2014

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