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Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League / J. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Nov 13, 2019
Vissel Kobe's David Villa wants to end career on New Year's Day
In a Wednesday news conference occasionally interrupted by tears, Vissel Kobe striker David Villa announced his decision to retire after the end of the current J. League season.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 8, 2019
Record 400 kg of cocaine worth ¥8 billion seized at Kobe port last month, sources say
A record 400 kilograms of cocaine was seized by customs authorities in October at Kobe port, investigative sources said Thursday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Oct 19, 2019
FC Tokyo beats Vissel, now trails league-leading Antlers on goal difference only
FC Tokyo drew even with J. League first division leader Kashima Antlers on 56 points with a 3-1 rout at Vissel Kobe on Saturday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 10, 2019
Kobe teacher accused of bullying colleagues also incited students to create chaos, principal says
One of four teachers accused of bullying their colleagues at an elementary school in Kobe also encouraged pupils to defy authority and create chaos in class, the principal of the school said Wednesday, citing one of the bullying victims.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 4, 2019
Kobe elementary school embroiled in bullying scandal as teachers turn on one of their own
Four teachers at an elementary school in Kobe have been removed from their positions and are facing further disciplinary action for allegedly rubbing hot soup into the eyes of a colleague and forcing him to drink alcohol, among other acts.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 4, 2019
Ireland sweating over playing conditions at humid World Cup venues
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt said Thursday the humidity in Japan has posed a challenge for his team's Rugby World Cup campaign, and that he will continue to monitor the conditions ahead of his team's final Pool A clash with Samoa.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 14, 2019
Japanese cities from Kobe to Sendai compete to host panda from China
As ties improve between Japan and China, several cities in this country vie for a chance to host a giant panda, to be loaned from China, at their zoos.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 1, 2019
A guide to the 2019 Rugby World Cup and its host cities
What to do, see, drink and eat in each of the RWC cities as well as match dates and information on stadiums, transport and accommodation.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Aug 23, 2019
Vissel Kobe hammer Sagan Tosu in Fernando Torres' final game
Former Spain international star Fernando Torres walked away from the game after failing to score in Sagan Tosu's 6-1 loss to Vissel Kobe on Friday night.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 22, 2019
Man linked to Yamaguchi-gumi shot in Kobe in apparent yakuza feud
A man affiliated with the Yamaguchi-gumi, Japan's largest crime syndicate, was shot Wednesday in Kobe, apparently in connection with a feud among factions of the group in the city and surrounding areas, police said.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Aug 16, 2019
Veteran defender Gotoku Sakai returns to Japan because of Vissel Kobe's 'vision'
While Gotoku Sakai had planned to continue his career in Europe, the former Japan international said Friday he decided to return to the J. League with Vissel Kobe after being sold on the club's "vision."
Japan Times
Rugby
Aug 16, 2019
Hybrid grass installed at six venues for tourney
With the 2019 Rugby World Cup set to kick off next month, groundskeepers at the tournament's 12 venues are working to ensure all 48 matches are played on surfaces befitting the sport's showpiece event.
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JAPAN / Science & Health
Aug 16, 2019
Japan pulls plug on K, once the world's fastest supercomputer, after seven-year run
Engineers were set to pull the plug on Japan's K supercomputer on Friday after seven years of service, during which time it made contributions to research in many fields, including typhoon and torrential rain forecasts and drug development.
SOCCER / J. League
Aug 14, 2019
Gotoku Sakai to join Vissel
Following more than 200 games in the German first and second divisions, former Japan defender Gotoku Sakai will return to the J. League with Vissel Kobe, the club said Wednesday.
JAPAN
Aug 6, 2019
College rowing cutter capsizes off coast of Wakayama
Two people were injured Tuesday when a college rowing cutter capsized between Tomogashima groups of islands near the city of Wakayama and Awaji Island in Hyogo Prefecture, pitching the 23 people aboard into the ocean.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 5, 2019
Highlighting industry's troubles, Kobe Steel's shares take huge hit
Kobe Steel Ltd. tumbled as much as 13 percent in Tokyo to hit the lowest level in almost seven years after Japan's third-biggest steelmaker swung to a first-quarter loss and warned that full-year profit will collapse.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Aug 2, 2019
Vissel Kobe stage late comeback to earn draw with Gamba Osaka
A spectacular Andres Iniesta penalty goal and a late Asahi Masuyama header earned a point for Vissel Kobe in a 2-2 home draw with Gamba Osaka on Friday night.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Jul 27, 2019
Carles Perez nets pair as Barcelona blanks Vissel Kobe
Carles Perez scored a second-half brace to lift Spanish powerhouse Barcelona over J. League first-division side Vissel Kobe 2-0 in their friendly on Saturday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Jul 27, 2019
Former Barcelona, Arsenal defender Vermaelen joins Vissel Kobe
Belgium international defender Thomas Vermaelen on Saturday become the latest high-profile European player to join J. League side Vissel Kobe.

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