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Japan aims to launch self-driving vehicle services by 2020

Business / Tech Jun 4, 2018

Japan aims to launch self-driving vehicle services by 2020

Japan is aiming to launch self-driving vehicle services on public roads by 2020 when Tokyo hosts the Olympics and Paralympics, according to a draft growth strategy presented Monday. The government set a goal of increasing the number of locations where such services are available to ...

National Jun 4, 2018

Group of Japanese detained in China return home

All 21 members of what is thought to be a Christian group from Japan detained in China since May have now returned home, according to a Foreign Ministry source. Many of the group members, all Japanese citizens, are likely to have been deported, the source ...

National Jun 4, 2018

Two Japanese tourists killed in Hawaii head-on car crash

Two Japanese tourists died in a car crash Friday in Kailua-Kona on Hawaii's Big Island, local media reported. The two women have been identified as Takako Oikawa, 70, of Kanagawa Prefecture, and Michiko Ono, 69, of Tokyo, West Hawaii Today reported Saturday, citing local police. They ...

Genki Haraguchi set for Hannover move

Soccer Jun 4, 2018

Genki Haraguchi set for Hannover move

Japan midfielder Genki Haraguchi appears set to move from Hertha Berlin to Hannover, with the two Bundesliga sides on the verge of a transfer deal, German media reported Monday. According to soccer magazine Kicker, Hannover has agreed to pay a transfer fee of about €5 ...