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Emperor and Empress meet with nuclear evacuees in Fukushima

National Jun 9, 2018

Emperor and Empress meet with nuclear evacuees in Fukushima

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko met evacuees from the March 2011 tsunami-triggered nuclear disaster on Saturday as they began a three-day visit to Fukushima that was expected to be their last to the region before his abdication next year. The Imperial Couple visited a housing ...

Takaoka crafts a new tourism industry

Lifestyle Jun 9, 2018

Takaoka crafts a new tourism industry

by Mio Yamada

In the entrance of Nousaku in Takaoka, Toyama Prefecture, a group of schoolchildren skip by and point excitedly at an eclectic display of hundreds of brightly colored objects. Other visitors, meanwhile, look down in wonder toward the concrete floor, where a huge golden silhouette ...

Samurai Blue get blanked by Switzerland in friendly

Soccer Jun 9, 2018

Samurai Blue get blanked by Switzerland in friendly

Japan lost 2-0 to Switzerland in a pre-World Cup friendly on Friday, just six days before the start of the tournament in Russia. Ricardo Rodriguez and Haris Seferovic scored to seal Switzerland's win at Stadium Cornaredo in the Swiss border city of Lugano. Japan, currently 61st ...