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Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 12, 2013
Carp double up Swallows; Balentien remains at 55 homers
There were plenty of balls flying out of Jingu Stadium on Thursday night.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 11, 2013
Balentien ties single-season home run record
Before facing the Hiroshima Carp, Wladimir Balentien and teammate Ryoji Aikawa decided they were going to go with a high-sock look, or as Balentien put it, "old-school, Sadaharu Oh-style."
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 10, 2013
Balentien belts 54th home run in loss to Carp
Wladimir Balentien moved one step closer to history, and the Hiroshima Carp remained on track for a long-awaited trip to the postseason.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Sep 10, 2013
Team identifies gene responsible for suppressing onset of leukemia
A team of researchers, including scientists from Hiroshima University, has identified a gene that acts to suppress the onset of leukemia and other blood cancers even after DNA damage caused by exposure to radiation, according to a study published in a U.S. scientific journal.
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LIFE / Lifestyle
Sep 9, 2013
Renovating business and hope in Onomichi
The city of Onomichi in the southeastern part of Hiroshima Prefecture, which looks out to the Seto Inland Sea, has a rich and long tradition as a hub of trade. During the Edo Period (1603-1867), it prospered as a key docking point for domestic ships peddling goods, and from the early 20th century it...
SOCCER / J. League
Sep 8, 2013
Hiroshima labor to reach Emperor's Cup third round
J-League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima squeezed into the third round of the Emperor's Cup, but Nagoya Grampus were the victims of Sunday's biggest upset.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 4, 2013
Maeda dominant in win over Dragons
Hiroshima ace Kenta Maeda continued to have the Chunichi Dragons' number on Wednesday, going eight innings in the Carp's 2-0 victory over their closest Central League rivals.
BUSINESS
Sep 4, 2013
Mazda develops system to halt car-streetcar collisions
Mazda Motor Corp. and its research partners have jointly developed a sensor-based "intelligent transport system" to enable cars to avoid collisions with streetcars even in poor visibility.
JAPAN
Aug 26, 2013
Matsue drops request to curb student access to A-bomb manga
The Matsue education board decided Monday to retract its request to limit student access to the comic book "Hadashi no Gen" ("Barefoot Gen") amid reports that sales of manga are soaring.
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JAPAN
Aug 22, 2013
Don't curb 'Barefoot Gen': Matsue principals
After the Matsue board of education caused a stir last week by restricting student access to an iconic manga about the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima and other wartime cruelties, it said Thursday that 44 of 49 school principals polled in the city wanted the curbs lifted.
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Reference / Q&A
Aug 21, 2013
'Barefoot Gen' pulled as anti-war images strike too close to home?
The decision by the board of education of Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, to limit students' access to the manga series "Hadashi no Gen" ("Barefoot Gen") at school libraries continues to cause a stir. While some support the move, others say it disrespects the best-selling anti-war classic, which tells the...
JAPAN
Aug 21, 2013
Hiroshima, Nagasaki warn Obama on plutonium tests
The mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki separately sent letters of protest to President Barack Obama on Tuesday after the United States revealed it had conducted an experiment using plutonium to examine the capabilities of nuclear weapons between April and June.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 19, 2013
A-bomb museum items on Google
Internet search giant Google Inc. unveiled Monday an online collection of items displayed at museums in Hiroshima and Nagasaki documenting the 1945 U.S. atomic bombings.
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JAPAN
Aug 13, 2013
Artist raises awareness of tragedy through video display in Bosnian town
Artist Saeri Kiritani decided to take part in an exhibition at a nuclear shelter in Bosnia-Herzegovina as she believes it is her responsibility, as a national of the only country to ever come under atomic attack, to raise global awareness of the tragedies that hit the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki...
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JAPAN
Aug 13, 2013
Hiroshima history, horror ingrained: ex-reporter
Mona Nakanishi, a TV celebrity from Onomichi, Hiroshima Prefecture, believed until she moved to Tokyo that children across Japan came to school every Aug. 6 to offer prayers for victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Aug 10, 2013
A-bombed cities don't buy Abe vow
Is Prime Minister Shinzo Abe truly willing to play an active role in ridding the world of nuclear arms?
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JAPAN
Aug 9, 2013
Ballerina Morishita still dancing for world peace
Leading ballet dancer Yoko Morishita, who was born in Hiroshima three years after the city's atomic bombing, says her mission is to dance for peace.
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JAPAN
Aug 8, 2013
Film director Stone dismisses U.S. A-bomb claim as 'tremendous lie'
American film director Oliver Stone has challenged the commonly held U.S. perception that the 1945 atomic bombing of Japan ended World War II — saving a huge number of American lives in the process — as "a tremendous lie" during his visit to Hiroshima through Wednesday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League / J. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Aug 7, 2013
Weekend results deny Sanfrecce chance to stretch legs
League leaders Sanfrecce Hiroshima went into last weekend's game against Urawa Reds with a real chance to pull clear of the chasing pack, but after crashing to a 3-1 defeat at Saitama Stadium, the top of the table now looks more congested than ever.
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JAPAN
Aug 6, 2013
Nuke opponents feud over bombs vs. power
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