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Sep 27, 2016

Japan versions of TPP documents turn up 18 mistranslated parts

Eighteen mistranslated parts have been found in the official Japanese translation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership documents, it was learned on Monday. The Foreign Ministry reported the mistranslations at a meeting with the main opposition force, the Democratic Party, on the day. The ministry notified ...

Ancient Roman coins unearthed from castle ruins in Okinawa

Sep 26, 2016

Ancient Roman coins unearthed from castle ruins in Okinawa

Coins issued in ancient Rome have been excavated from the ruins of a castle in a city in Okinawa Prefecture, the local education board said Monday, the first time such artifacts have been recovered from ruins in Japan. The education board of the city ...

Sep 26, 2016

Moderate quakes rattle Japan; no damage reported

A pair of moderate earthquakes rattled northern and southern Japan on Monday, but there were no reports of injuries or damage. The Meteorological Agency said the first quake had a magnitude of 5.5 and occurred just off the southern coast of Hokkaido at 2:13 ...