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Tales of heroism, devastation and horrifying injuries emerged Tuesday after New Zealand's smouldering White Island volcano exploded, killing an estimated 13 people and turning what should have been an intrepid day trip into a nightmare. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said there were five confirmed fatalities ...
Experts and university students expressed concern about the nation's low environmental consciousness at a recent symposium in Tokyo. Citing Swedish activist Greta Thunberg's campaign efforts to tackle climate change, Tohoku University professor Jusen Asuka warned of a lack of awareness about the issue in Japan. "People ...
The plight of "returnees" to North Korea from Japan is increasingly forgotten nearly 60 years after Tokyo and Pyongyang jointly launched a resettlement project for ethnic Koreans living in Japan. Attracted by Pyongyang propaganda promising a "paradise on Earth," some 93,000 people, including 6,700 Japanese ...