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Police resume search for missing French woman in eastern Japan

Aug 21, 2018

Police resume search for missing French woman in eastern Japan

Local police Tuesday resumed their search for a French female tourist who went missing in Nikko, Toshigi Prefecture, late last month. Around 20 personnel, including some in wet suits, searched for Tiphaine Veron, 36, along the Daiya River near a lodging house where she stayed ...

SDF's 'unique climate' blamed for personnel going AWOL

Apr 24, 2017

SDF's 'unique climate' blamed for personnel going AWOL

A member of the Self-Defense Forces was drummed out of the service in March after not showing up for duty without notice for 89 days, the latest in a series of cases where SDF personnel have been absent without leave for long periods. Former personnel ...