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# japan - Monday 25 May, 2020

England lock George Kruis signs for Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan
# Sayonara
From The42
# Sayonara

England lock George Kruis signs for Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan

May 25th 2020, 9:30 AM 8,256 Views 20 Comments

The 30-year-old will leave Saracens after 12 years with the club.

# japan - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Scarlets confirm Wales centre Parkes' exit ahead of expected Japan move
# Departure
From The42
# Departure

Scarlets confirm Wales centre Parkes' exit ahead of expected Japan move

May 13th 2020, 5:20 PM 7,231 Views 8 Comments

The 32-year-old will be ineligible for the Welsh if he heads abroad.

# japan - Sunday 19 April, 2020

38-year-old Carter leaves Japanese club but no retirement announcement
# Goat
From The42
# Goat

38-year-old Carter leaves Japanese club but no retirement announcement

Apr 19th 2020, 9:52 AM 15,342 Views 9 Comments

The legendary former All Blacks out-half helped the Kobelco Steelers to the Top League title in 2018

# japan - Monday 6 April, 2020

Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that
# Big In Japan
From The42
# Big In Japan

Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that

Apr 6th 2020, 12:25 PM 2,528 Views 0 Comments

Organisers have offered up two apps to allow participants to complete the marathons alone, tracked online.

# japan - Monday 16 March, 2020

Man who murdered 19 people at disability care home in Japan is sentenced to death
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

Man who murdered 19 people at disability care home in Japan is sentenced to death

Mar 16th 2020, 10:39 AM 16,806 Views 17 Comments

The court ruled that the former employee of the facility deserved no leniency.

# japan - Monday 9 March, 2020

Top League in Japan suspends entire competition after player arrested
# Core Values
From The42
# Core Values

Top League in Japan suspends entire competition after player arrested

Mar 9th 2020, 2:15 PM 13,555 Views 6 Comments

A player from the Hino Red Dolphins was arrested for alleged cocaine use.

# japan - Friday 28 February, 2020

British man who had been on board quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship dies from Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

British man who had been on board quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship dies from Covid-19

Feb 28th 2020, 2:16 PM 80,185 Views 65 Comments

He is the first British person to have died from the coronavirus.

# japan - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Japan closes schools across the country to stop spread of Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Japan closes schools across the country to stop spread of Covid-19

Updated Feb 27th 2020, 11:17 AM 42,319 Views 37 Comments

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he has asked schools to remain closed until spring holidays begin in late March.

Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations
# Not Going Green
# Not Going Green

Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations

Feb 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 34,253 Views 30 Comments

In some countries, St Patrick’s Day events have already been cancelled.

# japan - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Coronavirus cruise ship passengers arrive back in the UK
# Diamond Princess
# Diamond Princess

Coronavirus cruise ship passengers arrive back in the UK

Feb 22nd 2020, 7:22 PM 15,626 Views 12 Comments

The passengers will now go into quarantine in Wirral.

# japan - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Two Diamond Princess passengers die as Britain announces repatriation flight
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Two Diamond Princess passengers die as Britain announces repatriation flight

Updated Feb 20th 2020, 10:10 AM 48,989 Views 16 Comments

Both passengers, who were in their 80s, were taken off the ship last week and were being treated in hospital.

# japan - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Passengers start to leave cruise ship in Japan as coronavirus quarantine ends
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Passengers start to leave cruise ship in Japan as coronavirus quarantine ends

Feb 19th 2020, 7:04 AM 12,897 Views 17 Comments

Two Irish citizens who were on the cruise ship tested positive for coronavirus.

# japan - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Two Irish citizens test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship in Japan
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Two Irish citizens test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship in Japan

Feb 18th 2020, 4:01 PM 60,923 Views 62 Comments

The couple are understood to have tested positive for Covid-19 a number of days ago.

'Small number' of Irish people on two cruise ships where coronavirus detected, Coveney says
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'Small number' of Irish people on two cruise ships where coronavirus detected, Coveney says

Feb 18th 2020, 9:06 AM 16,959 Views 9 Comments

The Diamond Princess ship docked in Japan has more than 450 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

# japan - Saturday 15 February, 2020

US to evacuate Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

US to evacuate Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan

Feb 15th 2020, 8:33 AM 19,644 Views 20 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 15th 2020, 7:45 AM 15,014 Views 1 Comment

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
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

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

Feb 14th 2020, 10:49 AM 13,432 Views 9 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Feb 14th 2020, 7:19 AM 14,903 Views 10 Comments

The number of cases has reached 63,581.

# japan - Thursday 13 February, 2020

First death from coronavirus reported in Japan
# Japan
# Japan

First death from coronavirus reported in Japan

Updated Feb 13th 2020, 7:50 PM 49,780 Views 41 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Feb 7th 2020, 3:00 PM 19,154 Views 22 Comments

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
# Princess Diamond
# Princess Diamond

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

Feb 5th 2020, 8:18 AM 20,000 Views 7 Comments

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
# Wuhan
# Wuhan

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

Jan 28th 2020, 8:34 PM 16,921 Views 22 Comments

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
# On The Run
# On The Run

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

Updated Jan 2nd 2020, 1:30 PM 17,108 Views 0 Comments

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
# Carlos Ghosn

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

Dec 31st 2019, 10:20 AM 16,870 Views 0 Comments

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
# DEAR MR PRESIDENT
# DEAR MR PRESIDENT

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

Dec 29th 2019, 6:00 PM 22,619 Views 27 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 29th 2019, 11:06 AM 49,627 Views 41 Comments

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

# japan - Friday 27 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 27th 2019, 9:00 AM 12,500 Views 13 Comments

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
# Fukuoka
# Fukuoka

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

Dec 26th 2019, 1:26 PM 23,750 Views 36 Comments

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
# Shiori Ito
# Shiori Ito

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

Dec 18th 2019, 7:13 AM 16,458 Views 3 Comments

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'
# War Of The Words
# War Of The Words

North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'

Nov 30th 2019, 11:49 AM 16,247 Views 31 Comments

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
# Pope Francis
# Pope Francis

Pope Francis condemns nuclear weapons while visiting Nagasaki

Nov 24th 2019, 10:40 AM 7,200 Views 20 Comments

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

# japan - Monday 18 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 18th 2019, 8:12 AM 5,657 Views 4 Comments

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

# japan - Monday 4 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 4th 2019, 2:00 AM 6,426 Views 22 Comments

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

# japan - Saturday 2 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 2nd 2019, 4:28 PM 12,451 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Nov 2nd 2019, 12:57 AM 6,933 Views 16 Comments

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

# japan - Thursday 31 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 31st 2019, 8:26 AM 11,762 Views 18 Comments

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

# japan - Sunday 20 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 20th 2019, 3:20 PM 9,472 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 20th 2019, 1:20 PM 13,041 Views 24 Comments

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

As it happened: Japan v South Africa, Rugby World Cup quarter-final From The42
Live Oct 20th 2019, 10:15 AM

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

# japan - Saturday 19 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 19th 2019, 4:00 PM 34,970 Views 54 Comments

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