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Apr 24, 2015

Couple first Nepalese to be granted political asylum by Japan

A Nepalese couple seeking political asylum in Japan became the first Nepalese to do so last month, a lawyers group announced Friday. According to the Japan Lawyers Network for Refugees, an increasing number of Nepalese are seeking refugee status in Japan, and on March 27 ...

Nepalese man honored for saving woman

May 23, 2014

Nepalese man honored for saving woman

Tokyo police on Friday presented a letter of appreciation to a 21-year-old Nepalese man for rescuing a woman who had fallen onto the tracks at JR Yotsuya Station on May 11. Anuj Raj Karki, a part-time worker and Tokyo resident, was honored for the dramatic ...