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Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / LAW OF THE LAND
Oct 10, 2018
Japan demonstrates how too many rules can ruin governance
Culture of over-regulation helps explain the country's persistent problem with data falsification.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 29, 2018
Andy Ellis shines as Steelers whip Blues
The Kobe Kobelco Steelers moved to the top of the Red Conference thanks to a 69-5 hammering of the Munakata Sanix Blues in Saturday's only Japan Rugby Top League game.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League / J. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Sep 24, 2018
J. League clubs see opportunities in tourism
While Andres Iniesta has not made the matchday squad at either of Vissel Kobe's matches in the Kanto area since his midsummer arrival, his name alone has drawn thousands of fans who might not normally make the trip to western Tokyo or central Saitama.
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JAPAN
Sep 19, 2018
'God of bread' Philippe Bigot, French baker who popularized baguette in Japan, dies at 76
Philippe Bigot, the French baker credited with introducing the baguette to many Japanese households, died Monday of an unspecified illness, a source said Tuesday. He was 76.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 14, 2018
Steelers' Dan Carter shines in victorious Top League debut against Sungoliath
Dan Carter made his Japan Rugby Top League debut in stunning fashion Friday night as he led the Kobe Kobelco Steelers to a 36-20 defeat of two-time defending champion Suntory Sungoliath.
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JAPAN
Sep 13, 2018
Kansai airport's Terminal 1 to partially reopen following flooding from Typhoon Jebi
Efforts are also moving forward to accept new domestic and international flights at nearby Kobe and Itami airports.
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JAPAN
Sep 5, 2018
Kansai counts the cost of Typhoon Jebi
Osaka and the Kansai region spent Wednesday cleaning up after Typhoon Jebi roared through the area Tuesday, causing widespread damage.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 30, 2018
Osaka High Court upholds male-only right to deny legal fatherhood status
Current law leaves many women and children in legal limbo after an acrimonious divorce or abusive marriage that cannot be dissolved without a fleeing wife disclosing her location.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Aug 26, 2018
Marinos take star-studded Vissel down a notch
Cellar-dwellers Yokohama F. Marinos showed on Sunday that star power is not always the answer as they beat Vissel Kobe 2-0 on the road.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Aug 22, 2018
Fernando Torres scores to help Sagan Tosu beat Andres Iniesta's Vissel Kobe in Emperor's Cup
Sagan Tosu proved to be too good for Vissel Kobe in the fourth round of the Emperor's Cup on Wednesday, with a Fernando Torres goal, his first in Japan, closing out a 3-0 win.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Aug 20, 2018
Andres Iniesta and Fernando Torres set to square off in Emperor's Cup clash
Spanish stars Andres Iniesta and Fernando Torres appear set to clash on Wednesday after both players were registered for the Emperor's Cup by their respective J. League clubs.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Aug 15, 2018
Andres Iniesta's strike helps Vissel earn draw against league-leading Sanfrecce
Andres Iniesta scored for the second game running Wednesday as Vissel Kobe battled their way to an entertaining 1-1 draw with J. League leaders Sanfrecce Hiroshima.
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 1, 2018
Kobe Steel's April-June net profit halved after quality data scandal
Kobe Steel Ltd. said Wednesday its group net profit in the April-June quarter fell 49.4 percent from a year earlier to ¥12.66 billion ($113 million) due to the negative impact of a data falsification scandal.
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SOCCER / J. League
Jul 22, 2018
Andres Iniesta, Fernando Torres lose in J. League debuts
Former Spain internationals Andres Iniesta and Fernando Torres were each on the losing side Sunday in their anticipated J. League debuts.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Jul 20, 2018
Andres Iniesta participates in first training session with Vissel Kobe
Marquee signing Andres Iniesta trained with Vissel Kobe for the first time on Friday morning.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 19, 2018
Kobe Steel indicted over fabrication of data for products used in trains, aircraft, vehicles and defense equipment
Prosecutors indicted Kobe Steel Ltd. on Thursday on suspicion the firm violated a law that prevents unfair competition by fabricating data related to the quality of its products.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Jul 18, 2018
Vissel Kobe's Andres Iniesta arrives in Japan
Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta was greeted by around 300 fans as he arrived at Kansai International Airport on Wednesday to join his new team Vissel Kobe in the J. League.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 17, 2018
Kobe Steel and plant officials referred to prosecutors over data falsification scandal
Police referred Kobe Steel Ltd. and four of its plant officials to prosecutors Tuesday over a scandal that involved fabricating data related to the quality of its products, investigative sources said.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Jul 12, 2018
Vissel striker Lukas Podolski expected to miss six weeks with left-foot injury
Vissel Kobe striker Lukas Podolski will be out for roughly six weeks after injuring his left foot during training in June, the team announced on Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 12, 2018
Kobe Steel expected to be indicted in data fabrication scandal
Kobe Steel Ltd. is expected to be indicted over a data fabrication scandal that rocked the manufacturing industry, as police are set to refer the company to prosecutors possibly next week, sources familiar with the matter said Thursday.

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