Jul 2, 2014

Saipan police begin search for two missing Japanese sisters

A search is underway for two Japanese sisters who went missing on the Pacific island of Saipan after their rental car was not returned on time and they failed to board their scheduled flight home, police said Wednesday. They said there is evidence that ...

Mar 25, 2014

Missing professor returns from China

A Chinese professor at Kobe University who had been missing since traveling to China earlier this month has arrived back in Japan, a university official said Tuesday. Wang Ke, a professor of modern Chinese political thought at the university’s Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, ...

Two divers still missing may be safe

Feb 18, 2014

Two divers still missing may be safe

Indonesian police said Tuesday they believe that villagers on Bali have spotted two Japanese divers alive, following the dramatic rescue of five others in the missing group. Five of the seven women who vanished Friday off Bali were rescued Monday after being found a ...

Nov 4, 2013

'Missing' China scholar set to return

A Japan-based Chinese scholar who disappeared in July while in Shanghai told his brother via Chinese authorities last week that he was under investigation but would return to Japan soon, Japan-China relations sources said. Zhu Jianrong’s younger brother received the message and a recent ...

Apr 7, 2013

Missing father, young son found safe on Tochigi mountain

A father and his 12-year-old son were confirmed safe and unharmed Saturday by police in Tochigi Prefecture around 16 hours after going missing on a local mountain. According to the Tochigi Prefectural Police, Hajime Kondo, 45, a company employee from Tokyo, and his son, ...