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#Japan

# japan - Wednesday 21 September, 2022

Man sets himself on fire in Tokyo in apparent protest against Shinzo Abe state funeral
# Japan
# Japan

Man sets himself on fire in Tokyo in apparent protest against Shinzo Abe state funeral

Wed 8:23 AM 17,971 Views 0 Comments

The planned state funeral has become increasingly unpopular as more details emerge about the former leader’s links to the Unification Church.

# japan - Monday 19 September, 2022

Deadly typhoon strikes Japan as hurricane leaves Puerto Rico without power
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Deadly typhoon strikes Japan as hurricane leaves Puerto Rico without power

Mon 9:45 AM 7,217 Views 1 Comment

A man was found dead in his car in Japan early today.

# japan - Tuesday 13 September, 2022

Poll: Do you know self-defence?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you know self-defence?

Sep 13th 2022, 10:30 AM 19,606 Views 34 Comments

The Gardaí certainly will after classes from Japanese experts.

# japan - Monday 29 August, 2022

Historic tour a huge positive for Ireland but the hard work is still ahead
# Arigato
From The42
# Arigato

Historic tour a huge positive for Ireland but the hard work is still ahead

Aug 29th 2022, 7:30 PM 4,714 Views 3 Comments

Greg McWilliams gave debuts to nine players during the two Tests in Japan.

# japan - Friday 26 August, 2022

'I’m excited to see where she can go to as a second playmaker now'
# Second Five Eighth
From The42
# Second Five Eighth

'I’m excited to see where she can go to as a second playmaker now'

Aug 26th 2022, 9:16 AM 2,636 Views 0 Comments

Skibbereen woman Enya Breen was highly influential for Ireland last time out.

# japan - Thursday 25 August, 2022

'She's eligible for Ireland' - Former England back row Brown set for debut in green
# Allegiance
From The42
# Allegiance

'She's eligible for Ireland' - Former England back row Brown set for debut in green

Aug 25th 2022, 12:57 PM 6,201 Views 0 Comments

The Worcester back row was previously capped seven times by the Red Roses.

McWilliams makes three changes for Ireland's second Test in Tokyo
# Summer Tour
From The42
# Summer Tour

McWilliams makes three changes for Ireland's second Test in Tokyo

Aug 25th 2022, 11:32 AM 2,661 Views 4 Comments

The Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium hosts Saturday’s match.

Japan's national police chief resigns over Abe assassination
# Shinzo Abe
# Shinzo Abe

Japan's national police chief resigns over Abe assassination

Aug 25th 2022, 8:01 AM 7,368 Views 2 Comments

The former prime minister was shot and killed on the campaign trail on 8 July.

# japan - Monday 22 August, 2022

Analysis: Ireland's promising young guns show instinctive skills in Japan
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Analysis: Ireland's promising young guns show instinctive skills in Japan

Aug 22nd 2022, 7:30 PM 3,649 Views 1 Comment

Dannah O’Brien, Méabh Deely, Aoife Dalton, and Natasja Behan all started the big win over Japan.

# japan - Thursday 18 August, 2022

'I really would love for the obvious evolution to be visible for people'
# Clean Slate
From The42
# Clean Slate

'I really would love for the obvious evolution to be visible for people'

Aug 18th 2022, 7:30 PM 7,072 Views 0 Comments

Ireland head coach Greg McWilliams on the evolution of his squad and prioritising squad depth.

Four uncapped players named in Ireland side for opening Japan Test
# Summer Tour
From The42
# Summer Tour

Four uncapped players named in Ireland side for opening Japan Test

Aug 18th 2022, 12:03 PM 3,547 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland women’s rugby team are in Japan for their first-ever summer tour.

# japan - Tuesday 16 August, 2022

Gruelling conditions in Japan, exciting times for Ireland and club future TBC
# Enya Breen
From The42
# Enya Breen

Gruelling conditions in Japan, exciting times for Ireland and club future TBC

Aug 16th 2022, 1:13 PM 4,491 Views 0 Comments

‘It’s a massive few weeks for Irish women’s rugby, first-ever summer tour and to be part of that is pretty special.’

# japan - Friday 12 August, 2022

TG4 to broadcast Ireland's Test matches against Japan on historic summer tour
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

TG4 to broadcast Ireland's Test matches against Japan on historic summer tour

Aug 12th 2022, 4:32 PM 5,220 Views 4 Comments

Greg McWilliams’ side will be in action on 20 and 27 August.

Ex-England player and rising star out, US-based youngster in for Ireland's tour to Japan
# Squad News
From The42
# Squad News

Ex-England player and rising star out, US-based youngster in for Ireland's tour to Japan

Aug 12th 2022, 6:30 AM 7,739 Views 2 Comments

Greg McWilliams: ‘I truly believe in this squad and the direction that they’re going in.’

# japan - Tuesday 9 August, 2022

Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies at 84
# RIP
# RIP

Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies at 84

Aug 9th 2022, 10:12 AM 13,529 Views 4 Comments

He established the Miyake Design Studio in Tokyo in 1970 before making his mark on Paris.

# japan - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Monkey killed in Japan after injuring nearly 50 people
# Monkey Business
# Monkey Business

Monkey killed in Japan after injuring nearly 50 people

Jul 27th 2022, 9:24 AM 31,630 Views 33 Comments

City officials have been trying for weeks to track down a vicious gang of monkeys.

# japan - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Japan executes man who killed seven people in truck ramming and stabbing
# Tokyo
# Tokyo

Japan executes man who killed seven people in truck ramming and stabbing

Jul 26th 2022, 11:04 AM 21,256 Views 25 Comments

The country has maintained the death penalty despite growing international criticism.

# japan - Monday 25 July, 2022

Japanese police to resist monkey attacks with tranquiliser guns
# Planet Of The Apes
# Planet Of The Apes

Japanese police to resist monkey attacks with tranquiliser guns

Jul 25th 2022, 5:38 PM 26,838 Views 24 Comments

The city isn’t sure if the attacks are the work of multiple monkeys or a single aggressive individual.

# japan - Sunday 24 July, 2022

Residents ordered to evacuate after Japanese volcano erupts
# Japan
# Japan

Residents ordered to evacuate after Japanese volcano erupts

Jul 24th 2022, 7:40 PM 28,557 Views 2 Comments

There were no immediate reports of injuries after Sakurajima erupted on the southern island of Kyushu.

# japan - Friday 22 July, 2022

Japan warns of rising global tension in wake of Russia-China military ties
# Global Relations
# Global Relations

Japan warns of rising global tension in wake of Russia-China military ties

Jul 22nd 2022, 2:12 PM 20,529 Views 23 Comments

The report calls Russia’s war on Ukraine a “serious violation of international law”.

# japan - Thursday 21 July, 2022

With the Taoiseach 9,000km away, Fianna Fáil backbenchers are not happy being brushed off
# Trouble In The Ranks
# Trouble In The Ranks

With the Taoiseach 9,000km away, Fianna Fáil backbenchers are not happy being brushed off

Jul 21st 2022, 12:50 PM 29,242 Views 26 Comments

Micheál Martin has dubbed mutterings of a heave against him as speculation, but backbenchers say something has to give.

# japan - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

Taoiseach meets Prime Minister of Japan to discuss trade, Ukraine and nuclear disarmament
# Taoiseach Abroad
# Taoiseach Abroad

Taoiseach meets Prime Minister of Japan to discuss trade, Ukraine and nuclear disarmament

Jul 20th 2022, 12:19 PM 10,287 Views 36 Comments

The Taoiseach also expressed his sincere condolences on the killing of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

# japan - Tuesday 19 July, 2022

Dozens of sea turtles stabbed to death off Japanese island
# Sea Turtles
# Sea Turtles

Dozens of sea turtles stabbed to death off Japanese island

Jul 19th 2022, 8:41 AM 31,997 Views 19 Comments

Local reports said some fishermen in the area believe the turtle population is increasing.

# japan - Friday 15 July, 2022

Taoiseach to express condolences on Abe killing on official visit to Japan
# Taoiseach
# Taoiseach

Taoiseach to express condolences on Abe killing on official visit to Japan

Jul 15th 2022, 10:27 AM 7,408 Views 22 Comments

Micheál Martin will also visit Singapore on the four-day visit.

# japan - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Japanese prime minister blames police for death of former leader Shinzo Abe
# Assassination
# Assassination

Japanese prime minister blames police for death of former leader Shinzo Abe

Jul 14th 2022, 2:29 PM 8,669 Views 1 Comment

He blamed inadequate police security for the shooting.

# japan - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

Japanese police find bullet marks near site of Shinzo Abe’s shooting
# Investigation
# Investigation

Japanese police find bullet marks near site of Shinzo Abe’s shooting

Jul 13th 2022, 11:19 AM 6,707 Views 1 Comment

They are apparently from the first shot fired from a suspect’s powerful homemade gun that narrowly missed Mr Abe.

# japan - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Japan mourns as funeral for former PM Abe held in Tokyo
# Funeral
# Funeral

Japan mourns as funeral for former PM Abe held in Tokyo

Jul 12th 2022, 7:50 AM 8,503 Views 1 Comment

Abe was shot at close range on Friday while giving a campaign speech in the city of Nara.

# japan - Monday 11 July, 2022

Shinzo Abe's party wins key 'supermajority' in Japanese elections
# Japan
# Japan

Shinzo Abe's party wins key 'supermajority' in Japanese elections

Jul 11th 2022, 9:27 AM 9,443 Views 0 Comments

The Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its coalition partner Komeito are now part of what is now a two-thirds supermajority willing to amend the country’s pacifist constitution.

# japan - Sunday 10 July, 2022

Japan holds election in shadow of Shinzo Abe assassination
# Tokyo
# Tokyo

Japan holds election in shadow of Shinzo Abe assassination

Jul 10th 2022, 9:32 AM 10,697 Views 1 Comment

Current Prime Minister Fumio Kishida insisted the shock killing would not halt the democratic process.

# japan - Saturday 9 July, 2022

Japanese police admit security flaws as body of former PM Shinzo Abe arrives home in Tokyo
# Assassination
# Assassination

Japanese police admit security flaws as body of former PM Shinzo Abe arrives home in Tokyo

Updated Jul 9th 2022, 2:30 PM 22,022 Views 2 Comments

Japan’s former PM was assassinated during a campaign event on Friday.

# japan - Friday 8 July, 2022

Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe dies after being shot
# Assassination
# Assassination

Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe dies after being shot

Updated Jul 8th 2022, 2:30 PM 120,668 Views 27 Comments

The 67-year-old was Japan’s longest-serving prime minister.

'An attack on democracy itself': World leaders stunned after murder of Shinzo Abe
# Reaction
# Reaction

'An attack on democracy itself': World leaders stunned after murder of Shinzo Abe

Updated Jul 8th 2022, 1:15 PM 23,585 Views 6 Comments

The former leader was attacked at a campaign rally in western Japan.

# japan - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Japan introduces up to one-year jail time for cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

Japan introduces up to one-year jail time for cyberbullying

Jul 7th 2022, 10:10 PM 10,871 Views 11 Comments

Hana Kimura’s death in 2020 prompted calls for stronger regulation of online abuse.

# japan - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Heatwave follows flooding in China as changing weather patterns wreak havoc
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Heatwave follows flooding in China as changing weather patterns wreak havoc

Jul 5th 2022, 11:12 AM 9,497 Views 7 Comments

Troubling weather patterns worldwide have ‘all the hallmarks of climate change’, say scientists.

# japan - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Pandemic leaves Japan 'clearly behind' for Rugby World Cup, says coach Jamie Joseph
# Stunted
From The42
# Stunted

Pandemic leaves Japan 'clearly behind' for Rugby World Cup, says coach Jamie Joseph

May 31st 2022, 11:05 AM 4,275 Views 0 Comments

Japan played no games in 2020 because of coronavirus restrictions.

# japan - Monday 23 May, 2022

Biden says US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan
# US
# US

Biden says US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan

May 23rd 2022, 8:57 AM 22,299 Views 37 Comments

A Chinese official referred to the Taiwan issue as a “purely internal affair for China”, in reaction to Biden’s remark.

# japan - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

'I would love to leave Munster with hopefully two trophies' - De Allende
# Final Chapter
From The42
# Final Chapter

'I would love to leave Munster with hopefully two trophies' - De Allende

May 4th 2022, 12:00 PM 19,430 Views 40 Comments

The in-form Springbok centre is leaving at the end of the season.

# japan - Monday 25 April, 2022

Japan sightseeing boat accident death toll rises to 11
# Hokkaido Island
# Hokkaido Island

Japan sightseeing boat accident death toll rises to 11

Apr 25th 2022, 9:02 AM 11,978 Views 1 Comment

The Kazu I sent a distress signal on Saturday afternoon in the waters off Japan’s northern Hokkaido island.

# japan - Sunday 24 April, 2022

10 dead, 16 missing after sightseeing boat sinks off Japanese coast
# Shiretoko Peninsula
# Shiretoko Peninsula

10 dead, 16 missing after sightseeing boat sinks off Japanese coast

Updated Apr 24th 2022, 12:09 PM 30,039 Views 5 Comments

The Kazu I sent a distress signal on Saturday afternoon after it began taking on water off the remote northeastern tip of Japan’s Hokkaido region.

# japan - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Ireland Women set for their first-ever summer tour in Japan
# Development
From The42
# Development

Ireland Women set for their first-ever summer tour in Japan

Apr 20th 2022, 6:45 AM 2,610 Views 1 Comment

Head coach Greg McWilliams feels the tour will be crucial in developing Ireland’s players.

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