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Japan Times
Feb 25, 2018
Message of peace delivered as Pyeongchang Olympics wrap up
A message for peace and harmony, featuring a mythical Korean "turtle" representing longevity, set the theme as the curtain fell at the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics on Sunday.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / ON: TECH
Dec 17, 2017
Smart ways to communicate
The Babel fish stick
Japan Times
Dec 15, 2017
North Korea women prevail over Japan in E-1 Football Championship final
North Korea claimed its third straight women's E-1 Football Championship title on Friday with a 2-0 win over Japan.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 3, 2016
Japanese national among 11 arrested for SIM card 'cracking' in Philippines
A Japanese national and 10 Filipino employees of a technology firm operating in the suburban Philippine city of Makati have been arrested for illegally "cracking" mobile phone SIM cards to obtain free calls and Internet services, local police said Tuesday.
Japan Times
Dec 21, 2015
Japan tries to improve tourists' access to SIM cards, Wi-Fi
The government kicked off a campaign Monday to give tourists access to SIM cards and Wi-Fi routers, aiming to offer a better quality communications environment.
Japan Times
Sep 28, 2015
Chubu airport targets foreign visitors with first SIM card vending machine
Chubu Centrair International Airport will get its first prepaid SIM card vending machine Tuesday, NTT Communications Corp. said.
Japan Times
Jul 24, 2015
The A-Z on Japan's new SIM card vending machines
On Friday, two SIM card vending machines were launched at Narita International Airport aimed at making travel easier for Japan's increasing number of inbound tourists.
Japan Times
Jul 17, 2015
Narita airport to get SIM card vending machines
Japan's main gateway, Narita International Airport, is set to get SIM card vending machines targeting an increasing number of inbound tourists starting next Friday, NTT Communications Corp. said.
BUSINESS / Companies
May 1, 2015
Japan's mobile phone carriers to begin scrapping SIM locks starting Friday
Mobile phone service operators will be required to remove carrier-specific restrictions, or SIM locks, on handsets starting Friday.
Japan Times
Dec 16, 2014
Unlocking carriers' SIM hold on cellphones: Will competition heat up?
In October, the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry announced new guidelines on removing the SIM lock on cellphones, saying carriers will be required to unlock handsets starting next May.
WORLD / Science & Health
Sep 5, 2014
Third U.S. Ebola patient identified as missionary doctor; deaths at 1,900
A 51-year-old doctor became the third U.S. missionary infected with Ebola as the death toll from the disease in West Africa exceeded all previous outbreaks combined.
WORLD / Science & Health
Aug 12, 2014
Husband of missionary with Ebola returns to U.S. under quarantine
Three Liberia-based missionaries, including the husband of a missionary being treated for Ebola in Atlanta, have returned to the United States and will be quarantined to ensure they did not contract the deadly virus, their Christian group said on Monday.
Japan Times
Jul 14, 2014
Budget phones challenge the majors
Smartphones may be convenient, but there's one thing about them that bugs many people: their costly monthly data plans.


Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
For Japan's oldest kabuki theater, the show must go on