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Astronauts thaw early-stage mouse embryos as part of experiments to grow them on the International Space Station.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Oct 29, 2023
Mouse embryos grown in space for first time, Japan researchers say
The researchers sent frozen mouse embryos on board a rocket to the ISS in August 2021.
Ryuji Kimura (center) is taken to a police station in Wakayama Prefecture on Friday following a three-month psychiatric evaluation by prosecutors.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 6, 2023
Suspect in Wakayama pipe-bomb attack on Kishida indicted
The suspect has been accused of attempted murder, with authorities determining that the homemade pipe bomb used in the attack could have been lethal.
Ryuji Kimura is subdued after allegedly throwing a pipe bomb at Prime Minister Fumio Kishida before he was due to make a stump speech at a fishing port in the city of Wakayama on April 15.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 1, 2023
Kishida attack suspect accused of attempted murder
Officers in Wakayama Prefecture believe that suspect Ryuji Kimura, 24, intended to harm the prime minister and others with his homemade explosive.
A Japan Coast Guard patrol ship conducts a search on Friday near the Izumi Maru, which capsized in the Kii Channel off Wakayama Prefecture.
JAPAN
Aug 25, 2023
Two missing after cargo ship capsizes off western Japan
Three other crew members were rescued after the vessel collided with another freighter off Wakayama Prefecture.
Electric signs are turned off at Nagoya Station on Tuesday amid the suspension of shinkansen services between Nagoya and Okayama stations.
JAPAN
Aug 15, 2023
Typhoon Lan brings damage and power outages to western Kansai
In the wake of the storm, the city of Tottori released water from the Saji River Dam late afternoon Tuesday due to fears that the dam would overflow.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jun 6, 2023
Deluge of the century: Researchers highlight rarity of deadly Japan rainfall
Many coastal areas of the Tokai region, including Toyohashi in Aichi and Hamamatsu in Shizuoka, experienced an amount of rain that falls once in 100 years or more.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 2, 2023
Police lacked effective security steps before Kishida attack, report says
In light of the incident, the report said police should provide organizers with safety guidelines in writing and ask that stump speeches be held indoors.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 22, 2023
Man suspected of attack on PM to undergo psychiatric testing
Ryuji Kimura, 24, has been served a fresh arrest warrant by police on suspicion of violating the firearms control law by manufacturing explosives.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 6, 2023
Suspect in attack on Kishida served fresh arrest warrant over explosives
Investigators said they have determined that a substance confiscated from Kimura"s home was gunpowder.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Apr 30, 2023
Japan's ume heartland sows new prospects
If you’ve ever eaten ume, chances are it came from Minabe or Tanabe in Wakayama Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 20, 2023
Voter reaction to attack on Kishida could impact Sunday by-elections
How the ruling party performs is expected to influence Kishida’s decision on whether to call a snap election in the coming months.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 19, 2023
Attack against Kishida prompts debate over election campaign events
Still, top LDP lawmakers have reiterated the importance of outdoor campaigning even for big-name politicians, expressing their hesitation to move such speeches indoors.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 18, 2023
Suspect in Kishida attack sued government over election rules, records show
In the lawsuit, the suspect also touched on the state funeral for former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, claiming the government forced the event to go forward despite public opposition.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 17, 2023
In wake of attack, Kishida thought of bystanders, election and G7 summit
In an exclusive interview, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said that he did not feel his life was threatened in the immediate aftermath of an attack on Saturday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / ANALYSIS
Apr 17, 2023
Explosive device thrown at Kishida could have been lethal, experts say
The device “had the potential to cause bodily harm or death and was likely intended to do so,” one expert said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 16, 2023
Suspect may have used homemade pipe bomb in Kishida attack, investigators say
The revelation came as police raided the home of the 24-year-old suspect in Kawanishi, Hyogo Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Apr 16, 2023
Kishida incident shows protecting VIPs from lone wolves remains a tall order
Campaigning often sees politicians looking to shake hands and deliver speeches in front of sometimes large audiences in settings without security checkpoints.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Apr 16, 2023
Don’t allow the attack on Kishida to become a trend
Two assaults on Japanese political leaders in one year suggests a trend. We need to avoid amplifying the message of their perpetrators.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 15, 2023
Police probe explosives attack as Kishida returns to election rallies
A suspect is in custody after a cylindrical object landed 1 meter from the prime minister, who was evacuated before the device exploded.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Apr 15, 2023
Questions mount as Kishida attack brings sense of deja vu
While the incident occurred without the same tragic consequences of the assassination of Shinzo Abe last year, the shocking event leaves many unanswered questions.

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