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Bellmare cruise past V-Varen

Soccer / J. League Aug 31, 2018

Bellmare cruise past V-Varen

Shonan Bellmare ran out comfortable 3-1 winners away to V-Varen Nagasaki in the J-League on Friday night. In the only J1 clash of the night, the visitors went into the break with a 1-0 lead thanks to a 32nd-minute opener from Tsukasa Umesaki. The 31-year-old midfielder, ...

Bellmare cruise past V-Varen

Soccer / J. League Aug 31, 2018

Bellmare cruise past V-Varen

Shonan Bellmare ran out comfortable 3-1 winners away to V-Varen Nagasaki in the J-League on Friday night. In the only J1 clash of the night, the visitors went into the break with a 1-0 lead thanks to a 32nd-minute opener from Tsukasa Umesaki. The 31-year-old midfielder, ...

Business / Economy Aug 31, 2018

Japan's government budget requests for fiscal 2019 hit record high

Budget requests from government ministries and agencies for fiscal 2019 reached a record-high ¥102.5 trillion ($923 billion) amid snowballing social security costs and increasing defense spending, officials said Friday. The figure suggests that the initial general account budget for the year beginning next April could ...

Vegalta Sendai's Takuma Nishimura transfers to CSKA Moscow

Soccer / J. League Aug 31, 2018

Vegalta Sendai's Takuma Nishimura transfers to CSKA Moscow

Vegalta Sendai forward Takuma Nishimura will make a full transfer to Russian Premier League side CSKA Moscow, the J. League club announced Friday. It will be Nishimura's first stint with an overseas club, having spent his entire career with Vegalta since joining the J1 side ...

930,000 Japanese teens addicted to Internet: survey

National Aug 31, 2018

930,000 Japanese teens addicted to Internet: survey

More teenagers are becoming addicted to the internet with an estimated 930,000 junior high and high school students nationwide overusing online services, a health ministry team said Friday. The figure is double the number from the previous survey in 2013, and showed that more female ...