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The UK has announced it has agreed a 'historic' trade deal... with Japan
# Timing
# Timing

The UK has announced it has agreed a 'historic' trade deal... with Japan

Sep 11th 2020, 11:18 AM 35,148 Views 91 Comments

The news comes as the EU is threatening legal action over the UK reneging on its commitments made in the Brexit withdrawal agreement.

Typhoon lashes South Korea after battering southern Japan
# Typhoon Haishen
# Typhoon Haishen

Typhoon lashes South Korea after battering southern Japan

Sep 7th 2020, 7:48 AM 12,137 Views 1 Comment

Typhoon Haishen hit the southeastern coast of South Korea with sustained winds of up to 78 mph.

Ship with 42 crew and carrying nearly 6,000 cattle sank off Japan, survivor says
# Typhoon Maysak
# Typhoon Maysak

Ship with 42 crew and carrying nearly 6,000 cattle sank off Japan, survivor says

Sep 3rd 2020, 8:40 AM 34,791 Views 29 Comments

A survivor from the ship told the Japanese coastguard the Gulf Livestock 1 fell victim to rough weather during Typhoon Maysak.

More a motorcycle with propellers, Japanese company unveils its 'flying car'
# Skydrive
# Skydrive

More a motorcycle with propellers, Japanese company unveils its 'flying car'

Aug 28th 2020, 2:59 PM 40,879 Views 22 Comments

The machine so far can fly for just five to 10 minutes.

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces he will resign over health problems
# Health Issues
# Health Issues

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces he will resign over health problems

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 9:27 AM 28,284 Views 11 Comments

It had been heavily speculated Abe would step down after recent unannounced hospital visits.

Wallabies captain Hooper to move to Japanese Top League next year
# Join The Club
From The42
# Join The Club

Wallabies captain Hooper to move to Japanese Top League next year

Aug 26th 2020, 11:30 AM 6,061 Views 11 Comments

The 28-year-old should still be available to feature for the national team in 2021.

Only one quarter of Japanese want Olympics next year: poll
# Tokyo Drift
From The42
# Tokyo Drift

Only one quarter of Japanese want Olympics next year: poll

Jul 20th 2020, 8:29 AM 2,100 Views 2 Comments

Most of those backing a delay or cancellation said they simply didn’t believe the pandemic could be contained in time for the Games.

Widespread flooding in southern Japan has led to 50 deaths
# Japan Flooding
# Japan Flooding

Widespread flooding in southern Japan has led to 50 deaths

Jul 7th 2020, 9:13 AM 9,575 Views 1 Comment

Soldiers, police and rescue workers have been searching for survivors in riverside towns.

Ex-Scotland captain Laidlaw the latest to sign up for Japanese club rugby
# Japan
From The42
# Japan

Ex-Scotland captain Laidlaw the latest to sign up for Japanese club rugby

Jul 6th 2020, 12:11 PM 6,292 Views 4 Comments

The 34-year-old was a popular figure at last year’s World Cup in Japan.

Death toll rises as floods cause major flooding in southern Japan
# Kumamoto
# Kumamoto

Death toll rises as floods cause major flooding in southern Japan

Jul 5th 2020, 2:17 PM 16,189 Views 8 Comments

The floods in Kumamoto region have caused serious damage.

Two dead after flooding hits southern Japan
# Kumamoto
# Kumamoto

Two dead after flooding hits southern Japan

Jul 4th 2020, 9:55 AM 9,277 Views 2 Comments

More than 75,000 residents in the southern prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima were asked to evacuate.

Partial solar eclipse wows stargazers in Africa, Asia and the Middle East
# Ring Of Fire
# Ring Of Fire

Partial solar eclipse wows stargazers in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

Jun 22nd 2020, 3:20 PM 9,580 Views 7 Comments

It was known as a ‘ring of fire’ because the moon covered most, but not all, of the sun

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 8,318 Views 20 Comments

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

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 7,278 Views 8 Comments

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

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 15,417 Views 9 Comments

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

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 2,555 Views 0 Comments

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

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 16,832 Views 17 Comments

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

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 13,576 Views 6 Comments

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

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 80,207 Views 65 Comments

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

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 42,334 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 34,310 Views 30 Comments

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

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 15,636 Views 12 Comments

The passengers will now go into quarantine in Wirral.

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 49,004 Views 16 Comments

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

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 12,923 Views 17 Comments

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

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 60,944 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 16,983 Views 9 Comments

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

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 19,657 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 15,054 Views 1 Comment

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

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 13,439 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 14,919 Views 10 Comments

The number of cases has reached 63,581.

First death from coronavirus reported in Japan
# Japan
# Japan

First death from coronavirus reported in Japan

Updated Feb 13th 2020, 7:50 PM 49,789 Views 41 Comments

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

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 19,166 Views 22 Comments

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

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 20,013 Views 7 Comments

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

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 16,937 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.

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 17,131 Views 0 Comments

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

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 16,887 Views 0 Comments

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

'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 22,663 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 49,639 Views 41 Comments

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

'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 12,549 Views 13 Comments

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

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 23,767 Views 36 Comments

Wei Wei was executed in a detention centre in Fukuoka.