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Lions' meeting with Japan to be shown live on free-to-air television
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# On The Box

Lions' meeting with Japan to be shown live on free-to-air television

Wed 2:37 PM 7,943 Views 5 Comments

Channel 4 are showing the game from Murrayfield, and will have highlights from the rest of the tour.

Ireland set for July internationals with Japan and USA
# Change Of Plans
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# Change Of Plans

Ireland set for July internationals with Japan and USA

May 10th 2021, 10:24 AM 7,498 Views 19 Comments

A planned tour of Fiji was cancelled owing to a pandemic lockdown on the Pacific Island.

Japan to release treated radioactive water from Fukushima plant into ocean
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Japan to release treated radioactive water from Fukushima plant into ocean

Apr 13th 2021, 7:59 AM 26,766 Views 43 Comments

The move is fiercely opposed by local fishermen and residents.

Covid-19 patient in Japan receives world’s first lung transplant from living donors
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Covid-19 patient in Japan receives world’s first lung transplant from living donors

Apr 9th 2021, 6:55 AM 16,021 Views 7 Comments

The recipient is recovering after the nearly 11-hour operation.

Olympic torch relay banned from public roads across Japan's Osaka region
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Olympic torch relay banned from public roads across Japan's Osaka region

Apr 7th 2021, 10:00 PM 9,539 Views 5 Comments

Olympic officials are battling the logical issues tied to a new surge in cases.

7 goals for Netherlands, 8 for Belgium and 14 for Japan in big World Cup qualifier wins
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# Goal Crazy

7 goals for Netherlands, 8 for Belgium and 14 for Japan in big World Cup qualifier wins

Mar 30th 2021, 10:16 PM 9,497 Views 6 Comments

There was some one-sided victories in tonight’s qualifiers.

Magnitude 7.2 earthquake felt in Japanese capital
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Magnitude 7.2 earthquake felt in Japanese capital

Mar 20th 2021, 10:14 AM 23,165 Views 24 Comments

A tsunami advisory has been issued for Japan’s north-east coast.

Japan’s ban on same-sex marriage ruled unconstitutional by court
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# New Precedent

Japan’s ban on same-sex marriage ruled unconstitutional by court

Mar 17th 2021, 7:46 AM 13,315 Views 11 Comments

The country’s refusal to issue spouse visas to partners of same-sex couples legally married overseas has been a growing problem.

Japan marks 10th anniversary of quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster at Fukushima
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# Fukushima

Japan marks 10th anniversary of quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster at Fukushima

Mar 11th 2021, 10:11 PM 7,557 Views 8 Comments

More than 18,000 people died and nearly half a million were displaced.

Japan falls silent to mark decade since tsunami disaster
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Japan falls silent to mark decade since tsunami disaster

Mar 11th 2021, 7:07 AM 8,646 Views 6 Comments

A minute’s silence was observed across the country at 2.46 pm local time, the precise moment a 9.0 magnitude quake hit.

Japan to end state of emergency over Covid-19 in some regions as rate of infection slows
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# Tokyo Olympics

Japan to end state of emergency over Covid-19 in some regions as rate of infection slows

Feb 26th 2021, 9:14 AM 7,256 Views 3 Comments

Tokyo’s response to the virus is being closely watched around the world as doubts swirl over the postponed Tokyo Olympics

Dozens injured after strong earthquake off Japan's Fukushima
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# 7.3 Magnitude

Dozens injured after strong earthquake off Japan's Fukushima

Feb 14th 2021, 8:09 AM 17,573 Views 0 Comments

The latest quake came nearly 10 years after the deadly earthquake that sparked a tsunami and nuclear meltdown.

7.3 magnitude earthquake hits north-eastern coast of Japan
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# Shaken

7.3 magnitude earthquake hits north-eastern coast of Japan

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 6:01 PM 21,682 Views 9 Comments

Tokyo Electric Power said that 860,000 homes were without power as a result of the quake.

No singing or chanting as Olympic Covid-19 measures outlined
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# PlayBook

No singing or chanting as Olympic Covid-19 measures outlined

Feb 3rd 2021, 10:50 AM 2,933 Views 0 Comments

All visitors to Tokyo will be required to present proof of a recent negative test upon arrival, but vaccination will not be a condition of entry.

Athletes told they will receive Covid-19 vaccination before Olympics - Mo Farah
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# Optimistic

Athletes told they will receive Covid-19 vaccination before Olympics - Mo Farah

Jan 26th 2021, 3:04 PM 3,411 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Florida has offered to host the Games later this year amid speculation that Japan may back out.

Japan says there is 'no truth' in report that Tokyo Olympics will be cancelled
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Japan says there is 'no truth' in report that Tokyo Olympics will be cancelled

Jan 22nd 2021, 7:41 AM 9,188 Views 10 Comments

Organisers have said they are “fully focused on hosting the Games this summer”.

Support for holding Olympics hits new low in Japan
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Support for holding Olympics hits new low in Japan

Jan 10th 2021, 1:20 PM 24,965 Views 15 Comments

Tokyo 2020 organisers are insisting the Games will go ahead this year.

England players could miss out on Lions selection if not released for Japan warm-up Test - Gatland
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# Not Happy

England players could miss out on Lions selection if not released for Japan warm-up Test - Gatland

Oct 28th 2020, 2:10 PM 6,986 Views 2 Comments

The Lions head coach has urged Premiership Rugby to remove its block on players.

Gatland's Lions to face Japan before departing on South Africa tour
# Brave Blossoms
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# Brave Blossoms

Gatland's Lions to face Japan before departing on South Africa tour

Oct 21st 2020, 8:00 AM 5,890 Views 7 Comments

The game is set to be played at Murrayfield in Edinburgh in June 2021.

Japan appoints new prime minister to replace the long-serving Shinzo Abe
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# At The Helm

Japan appoints new prime minister to replace the long-serving Shinzo Abe

Sep 16th 2020, 8:00 AM 14,911 Views 10 Comments

Yoshihide Suga said he is a reformer who will help revive Japan’s Covid-ravaged economy.

The UK has announced it has agreed a 'historic' trade deal... with Japan
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# Timing

The UK has announced it has agreed a 'historic' trade deal... with Japan

Sep 11th 2020, 11:18 AM 35,128 Views 91 Comments

The news comes as the EU is threatening legal action over the UK reneging on its commitments made in the Brexit withdrawal agreement.

Typhoon lashes South Korea after battering southern Japan
# Typhoon Haishen
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# Typhoon Haishen

Typhoon lashes South Korea after battering southern Japan

Sep 7th 2020, 7:48 AM 12,122 Views 1 Comment

Typhoon Haishen hit the southeastern coast of South Korea with sustained winds of up to 78 mph.

Ship with 42 crew and carrying nearly 6,000 cattle sank off Japan, survivor says
# Typhoon Maysak
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# Typhoon Maysak

Ship with 42 crew and carrying nearly 6,000 cattle sank off Japan, survivor says

Sep 3rd 2020, 8:40 AM 34,769 Views 29 Comments

A survivor from the ship told the Japanese coastguard the Gulf Livestock 1 fell victim to rough weather during Typhoon Maysak.

More a motorcycle with propellers, Japanese company unveils its 'flying car'
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# Skydrive

More a motorcycle with propellers, Japanese company unveils its 'flying car'

Aug 28th 2020, 2:59 PM 40,833 Views 22 Comments

The machine so far can fly for just five to 10 minutes.

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces he will resign over health problems
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# Health Issues

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces he will resign over health problems

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 9:27 AM 28,246 Views 11 Comments

It had been heavily speculated Abe would step down after recent unannounced hospital visits.

Wallabies captain Hooper to move to Japanese Top League next year
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# Join The Club

Wallabies captain Hooper to move to Japanese Top League next year

Aug 26th 2020, 11:30 AM 5,584 Views 11 Comments

The 28-year-old should still be available to feature for the national team in 2021.

Only one quarter of Japanese want Olympics next year: poll
# Tokyo Drift
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# Tokyo Drift

Only one quarter of Japanese want Olympics next year: poll

Jul 20th 2020, 8:29 AM 2,078 Views 2 Comments

Most of those backing a delay or cancellation said they simply didn’t believe the pandemic could be contained in time for the Games.

Widespread flooding in southern Japan has led to 50 deaths
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# Japan Flooding

Widespread flooding in southern Japan has led to 50 deaths

Jul 7th 2020, 9:13 AM 9,558 Views 1 Comment

Soldiers, police and rescue workers have been searching for survivors in riverside towns.

Ex-Scotland captain Laidlaw the latest to sign up for Japanese club rugby
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# Japan

Ex-Scotland captain Laidlaw the latest to sign up for Japanese club rugby

Jul 6th 2020, 12:11 PM 6,226 Views 4 Comments

The 34-year-old was a popular figure at last year’s World Cup in Japan.

Death toll rises as floods cause major flooding in southern Japan
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# Kumamoto

Death toll rises as floods cause major flooding in southern Japan

Jul 5th 2020, 2:17 PM 16,169 Views 8 Comments

The floods in Kumamoto region have caused serious damage.

Two dead after flooding hits southern Japan
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# Kumamoto

Two dead after flooding hits southern Japan

Jul 4th 2020, 9:55 AM 9,250 Views 2 Comments

More than 75,000 residents in the southern prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima were asked to evacuate.

Partial solar eclipse wows stargazers in Africa, Asia and the Middle East
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# Ring Of Fire

Partial solar eclipse wows stargazers in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

Jun 22nd 2020, 3:20 PM 9,550 Views 7 Comments

It was known as a ‘ring of fire’ because the moon covered most, but not all, of the sun

England lock George Kruis signs for Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan
# Sayonara
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# Sayonara

England lock George Kruis signs for Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan

May 25th 2020, 9:30 AM 8,241 Views 20 Comments

The 30-year-old will leave Saracens after 12 years with the club.

Scarlets confirm Wales centre Parkes' exit ahead of expected Japan move
# Departure
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# Departure

Scarlets confirm Wales centre Parkes' exit ahead of expected Japan move

May 13th 2020, 5:20 PM 7,220 Views 8 Comments

The 32-year-old will be ineligible for the Welsh if he heads abroad.

38-year-old Carter leaves Japanese club but no retirement announcement
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# Goat

38-year-old Carter leaves Japanese club but no retirement announcement

Apr 19th 2020, 9:52 AM 15,327 Views 9 Comments

The legendary former All Blacks out-half helped the Kobelco Steelers to the Top League title in 2018

Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that
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# Big In Japan

Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that

Apr 6th 2020, 12:25 PM 2,526 Views 0 Comments

Organisers have offered up two apps to allow participants to complete the marathons alone, tracked online.

Man who murdered 19 people at disability care home in Japan is sentenced to death
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# Capital Punishment

Man who murdered 19 people at disability care home in Japan is sentenced to death

Mar 16th 2020, 10:39 AM 16,803 Views 17 Comments

The court ruled that the former employee of the facility deserved no leniency.

Top League in Japan suspends entire competition after player arrested
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# Core Values

Top League in Japan suspends entire competition after player arrested

Mar 9th 2020, 2:15 PM 13,551 Views 6 Comments

A player from the Hino Red Dolphins was arrested for alleged cocaine use.

British man who had been on board quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship dies from Covid-19
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British man who had been on board quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship dies from Covid-19

Feb 28th 2020, 2:16 PM 80,180 Views 65 Comments

He is the first British person to have died from the coronavirus.

Japan closes schools across the country to stop spread of Covid-19
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Japan closes schools across the country to stop spread of Covid-19

Updated Feb 27th 2020, 11:17 AM 42,316 Views 37 Comments

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he has asked schools to remain closed until spring holidays begin in late March.

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