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#Japan

# japan - Saturday 15 February, 2020

US to evacuate Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan

Washington will send a plane to Japan for the evacuation tomorrow.

From The42 'It's something new, something very different... I thought it would be cool to be part of' Irish Abroad

'It's something new, something very different... I thought it would be cool to be part of'

Former Munster and Pau back row Paddy Butler has joined Japanese club Yamaha Júbilo.

# japan - Friday 14 February, 2020

Cruise passengers land in Cambodia after two weeks at sea over coronavirus fears

Another ship began letting passengers over the age of 80 off the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan.

China reports 121 new deaths and 5,000 new cases after Covid-19 outbreak

The number of cases has reached 63,581.

# japan - Thursday 13 February, 2020

First death from coronavirus reported in Japan

China has reported 1,367 deaths among 52,526 cases on the mainland

# japan - Friday 7 February, 2020

At least 61 people on cruise ship off Japan coast test positive for coronavirus

Passengers on the ship have been asked to stay inside their cabins to prevent new infections.

# japan - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

At least 10 people infected with coronavirus on board Japan cruise ship

Tests are being carried out on samples taken from 273 of the 3,711 people on board.

# japan - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Coronavirus latest: Japan, EU, US and South Korea to evacuate citizens from Wuhan

All cases had involved people who had been in or near Wuhan, but Japan and Germany have now reported human-to-human cases.

# japan - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Carlos Ghosn escape: Lebanon receives Interpol wanted notice for Nissan ex-chairman who fled Japan

Carlos Ghosn, formerly a giant of the motor industry, faced charges of financial misconduct.

# japan - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Authorities left dumbfounded after ex-Nissan boss flees Japan to Lebanon while awaiting trial

Carlos Ghosn, formerly a giant of the motor industry, faced charges of financial misconduct.

# japan - Sunday 29 December, 2019

'Best, clearest, latest state-of-the-art binoculars in the world' for Haughey during Japan visit

Naturally, as Taoiseach, Haughey was given two free pairs.

Seven bodies found on suspected North Korean 'ghost ship' in Japan

Three bodies with heads, two heads without bodies and two bodies without heads were discovered.

# japan - Friday 27 December, 2019

From The42 'Everyone's path is different, I wouldn't do it any other way... it makes me the person I am' Fards

'Everyone's path is different, I wouldn't do it any other way... it makes me the person I am'

Leinster man Scott Fardy on what drew him to the province and why he enjoys life in Dublin.

# japan - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Japan executes Chinese man convicted of 2003 murder - the first foreigner executed in 10 years

Wei Wei was executed in a detention centre in Fukuoka.

# japan - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Japanese reporter wins damages in high-profile #MeToo rape case against TV journalist

Official figures show that only 4% of women report rape to police.

# japan - Saturday 30 November, 2019

North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'

The isolated state also called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe the “most stupid man ever known in history”.

# japan - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Pope Francis condemns nuclear weapons while visiting Nagasaki

Thousands of Japanese people came out in heavy rain to hear the pope speak.

# japan - Monday 18 November, 2019

From The42 Joseph to take Japan to next Rugby World Cup, ruling out All Blacks role Re-signed

Joseph to take Japan to next Rugby World Cup, ruling out All Blacks role

The Kiwi led the Brave Blossoms to their first World Cup quarter-final last month.

# japan - Monday 4 November, 2019

From The42 Sayonara, Japan! Curtain comes down on a memorable World Cup Arigatou

Sayonara, Japan! Curtain comes down on a memorable World Cup

The Brave Blossoms’ stunning exploits were a real highlight over the past seven weeks.

# japan - Saturday 2 November, 2019

From The42 'In South Africa, pressure is having a close relative who is murdered' - Erasmus Hope

'In South Africa, pressure is having a close relative who is murdered' - Erasmus

Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus explains how his team embraced any pressure at the World Cup.

From The42 Eddie Jones' England have qualities to secure World Cup against Boks Preview

Eddie Jones' England have qualities to secure World Cup against Boks

Rassie Erasmus’ South Africans will back themselves to match the English power in Yokohama.

# japan - Thursday 31 October, 2019

From The42 Uruguay team could face legal action after alleged bear-tearing ruckus in Japanese bar Damages

Uruguay team could face legal action after alleged bear-tearing ruckus in Japanese bar

A nightclub claims the South American squad caused over $30,000 worth of damage.

# japan - Sunday 20 October, 2019

From The42 'We're a team of guys who aren't superstars' - Japan bow out with pride Emotional

'We're a team of guys who aren't superstars' - Japan bow out with pride

Jamie Joseph’s team have won over neutrals from around the rugby world.

From The42 Rassie's Springboks power into semi-finals to end Brave Blossoms' World Cup Ground Down

Rassie's Springboks power into semi-finals to end Brave Blossoms' World Cup

The hosts couldn’t match the power and patience of the South Africans in Tokyo.

From The42 As it happened: Japan v South Africa, Rugby World Cup quarter-final Liveblog

As it happened: Japan v South Africa, Rugby World Cup quarter-final

Could the hosts continue their magical campaign and book a place in the semi-finals? We followed all the action from Tokyo.

# japan - Saturday 19 October, 2019

From The42 Schmidt: 'I'm a little bit broken... you carry your scars more than your successes' Heartbroken

Schmidt: 'I'm a little bit broken... you carry your scars more than your successes'

The Ireland head coach’s six-year tenure came to an end with a crushing defeat to the All Blacks.

# japan - Friday 18 October, 2019

From The42 Japan 'trying to forget' Brighton Miracle as they make enforced change for Springbok clash Team-Sheet

Japan 'trying to forget' Brighton Miracle as they make enforced change for Springbok clash

‘We have some players from then, and it was an amazing achievement, but we’re working on our own things.’

# japan - Thursday 17 October, 2019

From The42 Kolbe back for 'Boks as Rassie embraces favourites' tag against Japan RWC2019

Kolbe back for 'Boks as Rassie embraces favourites' tag against Japan

‘I’m not one of those coaches who sits here and says to you ‘I’m not really sure’, because we prepare to win.’

# japan - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

From The42 Japan inspired to honour 'Mr Rugby' against South Africa Legend

Japan inspired to honour 'Mr Rugby' against South Africa

Seiji Hirao passed away three years ago on Sunday having established himself as one of the country’s most important figures in the sport.

# japan - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Japan continues non-stop search for typhoon survivors as death toll hits 74

Hagibis slammed into Japan on Saturday, unleashing fierce winds and unprecedented rain.

From The42 Ireland's Sexton and Hammond recall visit to Japan as 16-year-olds Fond Memories

Ireland's Sexton and Hammond recall visit to Japan as 16-year-olds

St Mary’s College visited Japan in 2002 for a schools rugby competition.

From The42 All Blacks claim they got the quarter-final they wanted after avoiding Japan Mind Games

All Blacks claim they got the quarter-final they wanted after avoiding Japan

Steve Hansen said he was keen to steer clear of the in-form hosts, who topped Pool A.

# japan - Monday 14 October, 2019

Japan searches for survivors as Typhoon Hagibis death toll hits 56

Hagibis crashed into the country on Saturday night.

From The42 'We're grateful for the opportunity to inspire Japan and we showed that' Brave Blossoms

'We're grateful for the opportunity to inspire Japan and we showed that'

Japan aren’t finished in this World Cup yet after setting up a quarter-final with the Springboks.

# japan - Sunday 13 October, 2019

From The42 Brave Blossoms' attacking style thrills the World Cup on home soil Joy To Watch

Brave Blossoms' attacking style thrills the World Cup on home soil

Jamie Joseph’s men have been the story of this tournament and delivered on a special night in Yokohama.

From The42 Brilliant Blossoms scorch into RWC clash with South Africa RWC2019 This post contains videos

Brilliant Blossoms scorch into RWC clash with South Africa

The host nation secured a bonus point early in the second half and withstood a Scottish comeback effort.

From The42 As it happened: Japan v Scotland, Rugby World Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Japan v Scotland, Rugby World Cup

This match will determine who Ireland are to face in the quarter-finals, so we’re going minute-by-minute.

Typhoon Hagibis moves off Japan but at least 14 are dead amid flooding and devastation

Japan’s military deployed 27,000 troops to aid rescue operations.

From The42 Game ON! Scotland's clash with Japan given the go-ahead in Yokohama CONFIRMED

# japan - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Typhoon Hagibis: Japan's wettest storm in decades makes landfall

The storm has weakened but was still packing gusts of wind up to 216 km/h.

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