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Non-Japanese residents hit record 2.31 million in June

Sep 27, 2016

Non-Japanese residents hit record 2.31 million in June

The number of foreign residents in Japan hit a record 2.31 million at the end of June, up 3.4 percent from six months before, partly because of a rise in the number of trainees arriving to earn cash and skills, the Justice Ministry said. ...

Sep 27, 2016

Brother of Yu Darvish convicted of gambling on baseball

A younger brother of Texas Ranger pitcher Yu Darvish was convicted Tuesday of gambling on baseball games, with the Osaka District Court handing the 27-year-old business owner a suspended sentence. Sho Darvish, of Habikino, Osaka Prefecture, was found guilty of taking bets on professional ...