Latest news from Japan, in Japanese newspapers

Osaka area hit by powerful quake sits above active faults
Osaka and surrounding areas in western Japan hit by a powerful earthquake on Monday are in a region where experts have long warned of the potential for major…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
Mexico stuns champion Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener
Defending champions Germany crashed to defeat in their first game at the World Cup on Sunday as an enterprising Mexico refused to be intimidated by ...
The Japan Times - 17 June 2018
Magnitude 6 Earthquake hits Osaka, Japan
Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn (All photos by Aflo) Magnitude 6 earthquake hit Osaka, Japan around 8am on June 18, 2018. The earthquake struck during the morning rush hour causing major (...)
Nippon News - 18 June 2018
23-year-old man arrested for killing older sister
Police in Yokohama said Monday they have arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of killing his 25-year-old sister. According to police, Tomomasa Kanae, a company employee, strangled his…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
Marijuana tops paint thinner as most abused substance in Japan
An estimated 1.3 million Japanese people aged 15 to 64 have used marijuana, surpassing for the first time the number of those who have abused inhalants such as…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
Japan's exports accelerate in May; surplus with U.S. lowest since 2013
Japan’s exports rose in May at the fastest rate in four months thanks to increased shipments of cars, car parts, and semiconductor equipment, a sign that global demand…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
3 dead, more than 200 injured after M6.1 quake hits northern Osaka region
A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 hit Osaka and other parts of western Japan on Monday morning, leaving at least three people dead and more than…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
Joseph inspires France to U20 title with win over England
Teenager Jordan Joseph inspired France to a 33-25 victory over England on Sunday to claim a maiden World Rugby under-20 Championship title. Joseph, just 17 and recently signed…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
Astros win 11th straight, beating Royals to finish trip 10-0
Carlos Correa and the Houston Astros won their 11th straight game, finishing off a 10-0 trip by rallying past the Kansas City Royals 7-4 on Sunday. The World…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
Mexicans jubilant over World Cup win trigger earthquake sensors
Mexicans jumping in jubilation on Sunday shook the ground hard enough to set off earthquake detectors and throngs danced in the streets after their team scored a surprise…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
Democrats, activists rally against Trump's family separation policy
Democratic lawmakers joined hundreds of protesters outside an immigration detention facility in New Jersey on Sunday for a Father's Day demonstration against the Trump administration's practice of (...)
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated at border
First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides of the aisle" can reform the nation's immigration laws, according to a…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
Lions pick Colombia
A lion and lioness are used at Medellin zoo in Colombia, in an attempt to predict the result of the upcoming Group H 2018 FIFA World Cup match…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
Princess Takamado to visit Russia for Japan's World Cup games
Princess Takamado will arrive in Russia on Monday to watch her national team compete in the soccer World Cup, the Kyodo news agency reported, marking the first visit…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
Koepka repeats as U.S. Open champ
Brooks Koepka has the game to win a U.S. Open on any course. One year after Koepka overpowered the wide fairways of Erin Hills in a U.S. Open…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
5 dead as SUV being chased crashes in South Texas
At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
Pro-business candidate wins Colombian presidential election
Right-wing candidate Ivan Duque won Colombia's presidential election on Sunday, beating leftist Gustavo Petro in a victory that reassured investors but raised the prospect of changes to a…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
Race claims and 'spying' dominate South Korea-Sweden build-up
South Korea's coach Shin Tae-yong said Sunday he deliberately made his team wear different numbered shirts in recent friendlies to confuse World Cup opponents who cannot tell his…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
May vows big funding increase for National Health Service
British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a significant funding increase for the country's beleaguered National Health Service. The prime minister said the NHS will receive an additional…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
Federer beats Raonic for Stuttgart title
Roger Federer defeated Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6 (3) to mark his return from three months off with the Stuttgart Open title on Sunday. The Swiss great, who is…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian
Special counsel Robert Mueller is examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Donald Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
Blink and you'll miss them: Few England fans make trek to Russia
Only a small contingent of diehard English fans have made the journey to see the start of their team's World Cup campaign in Russia, with many others put…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
Parity comes to World Cup, where top nations fail to win
Parity has come to the World Cup. Five of the top six nations in the FIFA rankings have played, and none has won. Only two of the top…
Japan Today - 18 June 2018
'Incredibles 2' shatters U.S. box office records with heroic $180 million opening
The opening weekend of "Incredibles 2" was, well, incredible. The Disney-Pixar movie flew to a record-breaking launch of$180 million in 4,410 locations, easily landing the superhero sequel (...)
Japan Today - 17 June 2018

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