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National / Politics Sep 2, 2018

Tsukuba first in Japan to deploy online voting system

A new online voting system based on the My Number identification system and blockchain technology has been introduced in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture. Tsukuba, well known as a center for scientific research, is the first in the country to start using such a voting system, according ...

Osako nets first league goal for Werder in win over Eintracht

Soccer Sep 2, 2018

Osako nets first league goal for Werder in win over Eintracht

Yuya Osako opened his Bundesliga account for Werder Bremen on Saturday, scoring the opener in a 2-1 victory over 10-man Eintracht Frankfurt. The Samurai Blue striker scored with a right-footed shot in the 20th minute to give the visitors the lead against an Eintracht side ...

Delegation head praises Japan's performance

More Sports | ASIAN GAMES Sep 2, 2018

Delegation head praises Japan's performance

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Yasuhiro Yamashita, head of Japan's Asian Games delegation,and other officials who traveled to Jakarta were pleased to have their expectation exceeded during the tournament, where Japan exceeded its medal targets. On Sunday, the country nabbed gold in the mixed triathlon relay, the final competition of ...

Japan wraps up Asian Games with gold medal

More Sports / Track & Field Sep 2, 2018

Japan wraps up Asian Games with gold medal

Japan wrapped up its Asian Games campaign with another gold medal on Sunday, the final day of the quadrennial multisport event, after defending its title in the mixed triathlon relay. The team of Yuka Sato, Jumpei Furuya, Yuko Takahashi and Yuichi Hosoda claimed the final ...