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Death toll from Philippine landslides, floods climbs to 85

Asia Pacific Jan 2, 2019

Death toll from Philippine landslides, floods climbs to 85

The death toll from landslides and devastating floods in the central Philippines triggered by a tropical depression climbed to 85, officials said on Wednesday, and 20 people were missing as rescuers slowly reached cut-off communities. The casualties, including young children, were mostly killed when their ...

Editorials Jan 2, 2019

What awaits Abe in the new year

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will face an uphill battle this year in his effort to create a lasting legacy for his administration by amending the Constitution.

Ryoyu Kobayashi grabs third straight World Cup victory

More Sports Jan 2, 2019

Ryoyu Kobayashi grabs third straight World Cup victory

Ryoyu Kobayashi claimed his third straight, and sixth overall, World Cup title Tuesday after sweeping the German legs of the 67th edition of the Four Hills Tournament. Kobayashi recorded jumps of 136.5 and 133 meters at the large hill in Garmisch-Partenkirchen to top the 50-man ...

Toyo in lead after opening leg of Hakone ekiden

More Sports / Track & Field Jan 2, 2019

Toyo in lead after opening leg of Hakone ekiden

Toyo University took the lead in the Tokyo-Hakone collegiate ekiden road relay on Wednesday after winning the race's first leg for the second year in a row. Five runners from Toyo University, the 2014 champion and overall runner-up for the past three years, finished the ...