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Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Aug 27, 2014
Hibakusha in Brazil seek more financial aid from Tokyo
Survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki who emigrated to Brazil after the end of the Pacific War are making last-ditch efforts to win the same level of support from the Japanese government as survivors residing in Japan.
WORLD / Science & Health
Aug 18, 2014
Brazil makes progress on saving rain forests, Indonesia risks setbacks: report
Brazil has made good progress in safeguarding the Amazon rain forest but Indonesia's plans for its forests could face setbacks under a new government, a report commissioned by top forest aid donor Norway said Monday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Aug 14, 2014
Brazil presidential candidate Campos reported dead in plane crash
Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died Wednesday in an airplane crash in the southeastern city of Santos, Globo News and Folha de S. Paulo reported. He was 49.
Japan Times
Aug 8, 2014
Documents suggest multinationals aided Brazil military regime
When Joao Paulo de Oliveira was fired in 1980 by Rapistan, a Michigan-based manufacturer of conveyor belts, his troubles were only beginning.
Aug 8, 2014
Latin America, Israel trade after trading insults
As Gaza smolders, the anti-Israel drumbeat in Latin America is likely to continue, but the smart money says the damage will remain confined to the rhetorical battlefield. Trade will go on.
SOCCER / World cup
Aug 7, 2014
Japan men's soccer squad to face Jamaica, Brazil in fall
The Japan Football Association announced Thursday that the men's national team will play Jamaica and Brazil in October.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Aug 7, 2014
Hand-rolled sushi gets Brazilian makeover
"Temaki" hand-rolled sushi is proving popular among Brazilians looking for a quick bite. But some of the ingredients used by local chefs, such as tropical fruits, would be sure to raise eyebrows in Japan.
Japan Times
Aug 4, 2014
Japan Inc. seeks to recover influence in Brazil as China looms
In the 1950s, Japan helped Brazil establish industries such as steelmaking and initiated key purchases of Brazilian iron ore. Now the Asian nation is seeking to regain influence in Latin America's largest economy, where China is the No. 1 trading partner.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Aug 2, 2014
Abe touts growth as Japan, Brazil bolster economic ties
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talks up Japan's economic prospects in Brazil as the two countries sign a raft of energy and food deals.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Jul 31, 2014
Star Neymar eager to shine in upcoming season
Brazil and Barcelona star Neymar insists he has almost recovered from the injury that ended his World Cup dream, and is raring to go for the new club season.
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 27, 2014
Japan, Brazil to repeat refrain on rule of law
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff are expected to stress in a joint statement this week that they share basic values including respecting the rule of law, a Japanese delegation source said Saturday.
Japan Times
Jul 25, 2014
Brazil poll win now anything but certain for Rousseff
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff until recently appeared to be cruising toward re-election in October but she now finds herself in a tight race as an already sluggish economy takes a turn for the worse.
Jul 24, 2014
Japan to help Brazil accelerate drug safety assessment
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to tell Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in Brazil on Aug. 1 that Japan will provide expertise to speed up its ability to assess the safety of new drugs, a government source said Wednesday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 24, 2014
SMBC to lend ¥20 billion to Brazil's Amaggi to secure food supplies
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. will extend ¥20 billion in loans to Brazilian agribusiness company Amaggi to improve its distribution network and boost exports of corn and soybeans to Japan, according to sources close to the matter.
WORLD / Science & Health
Jul 16, 2014
Brazilian called world's oldest: 126
A Brazilian rest home for the elderly believes one resident may be the world's oldest person: a former agricultural laborer born in a community of runaway slaves 126 years ago, at a time when Brazil still had an emperor.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 13, 2014
Help for Brazil's farm industry at center of Abe-Rousseff summit
Japan's plans to provide broad support to Brazilian agriculture will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on his tour of five Latin American countries, sources said.
Jul 5, 2014
Rising to the challenge of a Rio house call
A New York physician gets a surprisingly good view of social affairs when he chooses to visit a favela instead of the best places in Rio de Janeiro.
Japan Times
Jun 30, 2014
Tokyo: What can Japan learn from its dismal World Cup experience?
In the wake of Japan's early exit from the competition, Mark Buckton went looking for answers about what went wrong.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Jun 29, 2014
Cesar's heroics carry Brazil past Chile, into quarterfinals
Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar kept the host nation's hopes of World Cup glory alive on Saturday, saving two spot-kicks in a shootout against Chile to send it into the last eight 3-2 on penalties following a pulsating 1-1 draw after extra time.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Jun 20, 2014
Japan's World Cup chances take hit after draw against 10-man Greece
Japan failed to capitalize on its one-man advantage and had to make due with a 0-0 draw against 10-man Greece as both teams picked up their first point in Group C on Thursday night.


People wait for the main act to begin at Summer Sonic, which holds simultaneous music festivals for those in Tokyo and Osaka.
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