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Jul 1, 2016

Man arrested in fatal stabbing of woman in Hamamatsu

A 42-year-old man in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, was arrested early Friday morning for allegedly stabbing a woman to death on a street, police said. Kenichi Matsuzaka turned himself in shortly after the stabbing, which took place in Hamamatsu at around 10:20 p.m. A passer-by ...

Jun 30, 2016

Taiwan, Japan to discuss fishing near Okinotori next month

Representatives from Taiwan and Japan will meet in Taipei next month to discuss fishing near Okinotori, the southernmost point of Japanese territory, the island’s Foreign Ministry said Thursday. Tsai Ming-yao, secretary-general of the Association of East Asian Relations, the Taiwanese body in charge of ...

Jun 30, 2016

JR West bullet trains halted for five hours due to power outage

Shinkansen bullet train services in western Japan were suspended for more than five hours from the first train of the day due to a power outage Thursday morning, affecting around 21,400 people, operator West Japan Railway Co. said. The electrical outage occurred at around ...