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JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Jan 24, 2020
Shaken by Kobe quake, Peruvian works to help Hyogo's Spanish speakers in times of disaster
Roxana Oshiro, a Peruvian of Japanese descent, came to Japan in 1991 and was living in a dormitory in Kobe with her husband and child when the Great Hanshin Earthquake hit the region in 1995.
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SOCCER / J. League
Jan 19, 2020
German star Lukas Podolski leaving Vissel
Vissel Kobe announced Saturday that former Germany international Lukas Podolski is leaving the J. League first-division club upon the expiration of his contract.
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JAPAN / View from Osaka
Jan 18, 2020
Memories from the Great Hanshin Earthquake still resonate 25 years later
On the morning of Jan. 17, 1995, I was jolted awake in my Kyoto apartment by the largest earthquake I'd ever experienced. The glass windows shook violently, but thankfully didn't break.
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JAPAN
Jan 17, 2020
Kobe marks quarter century since Great Hanshin Earthquake killed thousands
Kobe and the surrounding area on Friday morning marked a quarter century since the Great Hanshin Earthquake devastated the region, killing 6,434 people in what was then Japan's worst postwar natural disaster.
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JAPAN
Jan 16, 2020
25 years after Kobe quake, SDF respected and volunteerism still strong
As Kobe commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Great Hanshin Earthquake that took the lives of more than 6,400 people, the city and region are working to remind younger generations of the past devastation — and the importance of disaster-preparedness — even as they face tough questions about their...
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JAPAN
Jan 16, 2020
'Fun disaster' drills catching on across Japan, 25 years after Kobe quake
Disaster prevention initiatives with entertaining twists are becoming popular as the nation marks a quarter century since the Great Hanshin Earthquake on Friday.
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JAPAN
Jan 16, 2020
Chief of NPO backing Kobe quake victims passes torch after quarter century
A 69-year-old man who has dedicated his time since the 1995 Kobe earthquake to visiting and listening to people affected by the disaster is ready to hand his mission over to younger generations.
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JAPAN
Jan 12, 2020
Groups across Japan inspired by school staff disaster team set up after Kobe quake
Japanese teachers are taking lessons learned from the 1995 earthquake that devastated the city of Kobe 25 years ago next Friday and using them as part of an effort form disaster relief teams across the nation.
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SOCCER / J. League
Jan 10, 2020
Andres Iniesta says he hopes to finish playing career in Japan
Former Spain and Barcelona great Andres Iniesta hopes to finish his playing career in Japan with J. League's Vissel Kobe, Spanish media reported Thursday.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 7, 2020
Two warring yakuza groups to face stronger crackdowns
The public safety commissions in six prefectures designated them Tuesday as “crime syndicates at war” in an effort to weaken them and stop their escalating battles.
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JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
Jan 4, 2020
Japan Times 1995: Powerful earthquake kills hundreds in Kansai
More than 1,600 people were confirmed killed and some 1,000 others listed as missing in the most catastrophic earthquake to hit the Kansai region in nearly 50 years.
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SOCCER
Jan 1, 2020
Vissel rings in new year with first-ever Emperor's Cup title
A new year, a new decade, a new stadium and a new champion.
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SOCCER / J. League
Dec 31, 2019
Kobe's Lukas Podolski linked with Chicago, Zabrze: report
Vissel Kobe's Lukas Podolski is attracting strong interest from MLS side Chicago Fire and Polish top-division side Gornik Zabrze, the online edition of Kolner Stadt-Anzeiger reported Monday.
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SOCCER
Dec 21, 2019
Vissel Kobe, Kashima Antlers advance to Emperor's Cup final
Andres Iniesta scored one goal and helped set up another as Vissel Kobe advanced to the Emperor's Cup final with a 3-1 win over Shimizu S-Pulse on Saturday.
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BASKETBALL / NBA
Dec 20, 2019
Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett top list of Hall of Fame nominees
The nominees for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's 2020 class could build a team that's almost impossible to beat, starting with Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 4, 2019
Leader of Kobe Yamaguchi-gumi splinter group arrested over August shooting amid feud in syndicate
A leader of a splinter group of Japan's largest crime syndicate was arrested Tuesday for allegedly shooting a member of the parent group amid a gang feud in Kobe in August, police said.
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BUSINESS
Dec 2, 2019
First license exam in Japanese for aircraft parts inspectors to be held in Kobe
The industry ministry will hold a licensing exam on nondestructive inspection for aircraft industry engineers in Kobe from Dec. 16 to 19, the first such exam in Japan, according to informed sources.
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MORE SPORTS
Nov 30, 2019
Frontiers rout Finies, advance to Japan X Bowl for seventh consecutive season
Backup quarterback Tsubasa Takagi threw four touchdown passes and running back Samajie Grant rushed for 171 yards on nine carries to lead the defending X League champion Fujitsu Frontiers to a 31-13 victory over the Elecom Kobe Finies on Saturday in the X League playoff semifinals at Fujitsu Stadium...
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JAPAN
Nov 19, 2019
Police begin questioning Kobe teachers over force-feeding of spicy curry to colleague
Police on Monday started questioning schoolteachers in Kobe involved in the bullying of a 25-year-old male colleague, a source close to the matter said.
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COMMUNITY / Voices / FOREIGN AGENDA
Nov 18, 2019
It's time for Japanese universities to emerge as global brands
Overseas students are looking for a school with personality and some operational tweaks should help.

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