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Shigeyuki Kin
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 1, 2024
Wanted gang member Shigeyuki Kin held by Nagano police
The suspect in a 2020 attempted murder was alone at the time of the arrest and did not resist, admitting to the police that he was indeed the fugitive.
Japan Times
Sep 3, 2020
The 1995 Okinawa rape that shook U.S.-Japan ties
Twenty-five years ago, on Sept. 4, 1995, a 12-year-old girl was abducted, beaten and raped in the village of Kin, Okinawa Prefecture, by three U.S. servicemen u2014 two marines and a naval medic.
Japan Times
Jul 12, 2020
Two U.S. bases in Okinawa on lockdown with 62 coronavirus cases confirmed
U.S. forces told the Okinawa government the cases were confirmed between Tuesday and Saturday at U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma and Camp Hansen.
Japan Times
Jul 11, 2020
Dozens of COVID-19 infections detected at U.S. military facilities in Okinawa, governor says
The number was likely to top 50 and involve several facilities, including Marine Corps Air Station Futenma and Camp Hansen.
Japan Times
Mar 14, 2020
Hong Kong 'Umbrella Movement' leader Chan Kin-man is freed from prison
Hong Kong democracy activist Chan Kin-man walked free from prison on Saturday saying he had no regrets for his leading role in the 2014 "Umbrella Movement" civil disobedience movement and that sacrifice was needed to achieve universal suffrage.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Okinawa
Dec 27, 2019
Okinawa residents live in fear of stray munitions from U.S. practice range
The proximity of Okinawa Prefecture's Igei Ward in the town of Kin to a U.S. Marine Corps live shooting range puts residents at constant risk of stray bullets and other munitions landing on private property, ripping through roofs or even injuring civilians.
Japan Times
Oct 10, 2019
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra pulls out all the stops for 30th anniversary
After three decades in the business, Japan's best known ska band is in the midst of a full year of celebrations, including nationwide tours, gigs overseas and an upcoming album
Japan Times
Feb 13, 2019
Twenty years after frontman Shinji Sato's death, Fishmans is still walking in the rhythm
In the eternal present of modern listening, when the entire history of recorded sound is just a few clicks away, some music reverberates for longer. That's been the case with Fishmans, a cult Japanese act from the 1990s whose blend of dub rhythms and dream-pop reverie continues to lure new fans 20 years after the untimely death of frontman Shinji Sato.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Aug 24, 2018
Kin Sugai, world's oldest leading actress, dies at age 92
Actress Kin Sugai, listed by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest leading actress in a movie, died of heart failure at her home in Tokyo earlier this month, it was learned Thursday. She was 92.
Japan Times
Aug 20, 2018
British B&B becomes an unlikely site of a 'pilgrimage' for fans of anime 'Kin-iro Mosaic'
Tucked away down a leafy country lane 160 kilometers west of London, Fosse Farmhouse looks like any other picturesque Cotswolds bed and breakfast with its honey stone facade and tranquil garden.
Japan Times
Jan 8, 2018
Put your money where your mouth is
The Japanese money vocabulary is quite expansive, amazingly complex and certainly deserving of closer inspection.
Japan Times
Jul 18, 2015
History, hexes feature in criminal potpourri
In addition to their regular mixture of celebrity gossip and scandals mixed with practical advice for readers — such as how to quit smoking or winning pachinko techniques — the weeklies also treat their readers to snippets of Japanese history.
Japan Times
Jan 17, 2015
The City that Silk Built
Kyoto has long been generous to its writers, stretching from Murasaki Shikibu, with "The Tale of Genji," right through to Yukio Mishima, with "The Temple of the Golden Pavilion." The poet Matsuo Basho also penned several memorable haiku while decamped here.
Japan Times
Jul 23, 2013
Red Cross honors nurse from Ishinomaki
Aiko Kin, a 59-year-old nurse in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, has been awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal by the International Committee of the Red Cross for her dedication to the victims of the 2011 quake and tsunami.
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 15, 2010
Beer campaign stirs up the ire of working wives
A beer commercial depicting a sunny stay-at-home wife has some critics foaming at the mouth.


Hideo Shimoju points to a possible site that his fellow neighbors may relocate to. Such relocations have happened before, but not preemptively.
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