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With IQ of genius, Natsumi Tsuji (11) slit her classmate’s throat

At the age of 11, Natsumi Tsuji slit her classmate’s throat because she called her “fat”: the little murderess with…

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Misogynistic statements: Yoshiro Mori resigns as president of Japanese Olympic Committee

After several misogynistic statements, Yoshiro Mori has resigned as president of the organizing committee for next summer’s Olympic Games in…

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Powerful earthquake near the Japanese coast

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake was recorded near the Japanese coast, the United States Institute of Geological Studies (USGS) said.

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World’s largest free trade: Asian countries sign agreement after 8 years of negotiations

After eight years of negotiations, China and fourteen other mainly Asian countries signed the world’s largest free trade agreement on…

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‘Flying car’ makes successful test flight: should be for sale in 2023

The Japanese company SkyDrive has made a successful test flight with the SD-03, a one-person ‘flying car’ that can take…

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Tokyo launches transparent toilets

Even in immaculate Japan, public toilets are not exactly famous. Doing a small or large errand in a potentially dirty…

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75 years after atomic bombing of Hiroshima: 5 things you need to know

Today it is exactly 75 years ago that the US dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese port city of…

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Vaccine against Covid-19 could be developed using silkworms

A team of Japanese researchers is working on an anti-coronavirus vaccine based on a protein found in silkworm larvae, Kyushu…

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Japan furious over South Korean statue resembling Prime Minister bowing to “comfort girl”

The Japanese government is angry with a statue in South Korea that appears to depict Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe…

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Japanese supercomputer is the fastest in the world

The Japanese supercomputer, ‘Fugaku’, has become the fastest supercomputer in the world. Research institution Riken has announced this in a…

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Mysterious ‘UFO’ over Japan is causing confusion on social media

A mysterious balloon-like UFO spotted in the Japanese sky on Wednesday is causing confusion on Twitter. Many residents of Japan…

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Singapore recorded 1,426 cases within 24hrs while Japan exceeds 10,000 cases

In Singapore, 1,426 new infections with Covid-19 have been confirmed in the past 24 hours. It is the largest increase…

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