RORY KEANE AT TOKYO STADIUM: Dear, oh dear. Ireland's abysmal record in World Cup quarter finals continued in Tokyo as a rampant All Blacks outfit romped to a seven-try victory.
Daily Mail. Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:31:00 +0100.
For centuries, the Japanese government has seen disaster management as a problem to be solved by engineering. But climate change has rewritten the rules.
Sydney Morning Herald. Sun, 20 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100.
A crew of researchers scanning the sea floor of the Pacific has found the final resting place of a Japanese warship lost during the historic World War II Battle of Midway.
CBC News. Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:22:24 EDT.
The creations of Canadian-born Japanese designer and interior architect Oki Sato and his design studio, Nendo, are characterized by simplicity, lightness and elegance, while always embracing functionality and a sense of humor.
By Y-jean Mun-delsalle, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 17 Oct 2019 20:27:59 +0000.
The government says the death toll from Typhoon Hagibis, which struck over the weekend, was at least 53. It brought record rainfall to parts of the country and forced tens of thousands into shelters.
Scott Neuman. NPR. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 05:14:00 -0400.
TOKYO (AP) - The typhoon that ravaged Japan last week hit with unusual speed and ferocity, leaving homes buried in mud and people stranded on rooftops. ...
Yuri Kageyama. Washington Times. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 03:08:02 -0400.
Hagibis, forecast to be the worst typhoon in six decades, is to make landfall Saturday, with streets and trains stations deserted and shops shuttered.
Voice of America. Sat, 12 Oct 2019 03:02:20 -0400.
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.