Japan's government ordered an emergency inspection of cinder-block walls at schools nationwide on Tuesday, a day after an earthquake in Osaka killed four people, two of whom were crushed by falling walls.
Mari Yamaguchi. Fox News. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:10:57 GMT.
Five B.C. families are stuck in Tokyo as Ottawa sorts out the confusion over Japanese adoption laws prompted by a notice from the U.S. government.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:55:16 EDT.
K-pop duo TVXQ! became the first foreign artist to sell over 1 million tickets during a concert tour in Japan, a decade after their first chart-topping single.
By Tamar Herman, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:20:00 -0400.
Four people were killed and at least 350 injured after a strong earthquake hit Osaka yesterday morning, rattling one of Japan's industrial heartlands and halting trains and factories across the region.
Straits Times. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
Former first lady compares it to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II which she brands 'one of the most shameful episodes in US history'
Maya Oppenheim. The Independent. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:49:04 +0000.
Takatsuki, in the north side of Osaka Prefecture, suffered damage to buildings and infrastructure following a strong earthquake on June 18, 2018 that struck western Japan. The Japan Meteorology Agency measured the magnitude at 5.9. ...
McClatchy. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:31:22 EDT.
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, killing three people, halting factory lines in an industrial area and bursting water mains, government and company officials said.
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South Korea on Monday began two days of war games to practise defending the disputed Dokdo islands off its east coast -- against an unlikely attack by Japan. ...
Yahoo. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 02:52:02 -0400.
Hawaiian Airlines and Japan Airlines have filed an application with the U.S. ...
Travel Industry Wire. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 09:41:29 EST.
Facts About Japan
Japan, an island state off the east coast of Asia, is governed as a
constitutional monarchy. Its capital city is Tokyo; its second
largest city is Osaka. Japan's national currency is the Yen.
In 2007, Japan's estimated population was 127,433,000, and Japanese is
the primary language spoken in Japan.
For more news and information about Japan, visit this official
Japanese government website. For detailed maps of Japan, visit
this Japan map website.
Click on the small Japan map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Japan.