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# japan - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Japan court grants ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn bail at €4 million
# Bail
# Bail

Japan court grants ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn bail at €4 million

Apr 25th 2019, 9:24 AM 7,260 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors quickly appealed the court’s decision, delaying his immediate release.

# japan - Friday 19 April, 2019

'Smallest' boy who was born the same weight as an apple set to leave Japanese hospital
# Japan
# Japan

'Smallest' boy who was born the same weight as an apple set to leave Japanese hospital

Apr 19th 2019, 1:33 PM 48,961 Views 20 Comments

Ryusuke Sekiya was just 258g when he was born last October.

# japan - Saturday 9 March, 2019

116-year-old woman in Japan declared world's oldest person
# Guinness World Record
# Guinness World Record

116-year-old woman in Japan declared world's oldest person

Mar 9th 2019, 11:27 AM 21,635 Views 15 Comments

Kane Tanaka was born on 2 January 1903.

# japan - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn granted bail at €7.8 million in Japan
# Nissan
# Nissan

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn granted bail at €7.8 million in Japan

Mar 5th 2019, 8:21 AM 8,671 Views 0 Comments

Ghosn was arrested on 19 November over suspicions of financial misconduct.

# japan - Friday 22 February, 2019

Japan probe lands 300 million km away in hunt for clues to origin of life
# Ideal Touchdown
# Ideal Touchdown

Japan probe lands 300 million km away in hunt for clues to origin of life

Feb 22nd 2019, 7:27 AM 14,725 Views 18 Comments

Meanwhile, Israel began a mission to make its first Moon landing.

# japan - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

'It's in everyone's minds' - Former All Black Nonu dreaming of World Cup comeback
# One Step At A Time
From The42
# One Step At A Time

'It's in everyone's minds' - Former All Black Nonu dreaming of World Cup comeback

Feb 12th 2019, 9:05 AM 13,280 Views 10 Comments

The 36-year-old says he needs to prove himself with the Auckland Blues first.

# japan - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Nissan confirms new car model will not be built in Sunderland factory
# Brexit
# Brexit

Nissan confirms new car model will not be built in Sunderland factory

Feb 3rd 2019, 12:56 PM 32,874 Views 81 Comments

The car giant announced in 2016 that it planned to build the model at its plant in Sunderland.

# japan - Friday 1 February, 2019

Record-breaking bicycle kick helps Qatar claim a first-ever Asian Cup
# The Maroons
From The42
# The Maroons

Record-breaking bicycle kick helps Qatar claim a first-ever Asian Cup

Feb 1st 2019, 4:49 PM 8,353 Views 10 Comments

The 2022 World Cup hosts handed Japan a 3-1 defeat in Abu Dhabi, with Almoez Ali scoring nine goals at the tournament.

# japan - Monday 28 January, 2019

'I went my own way' - Queiroz ends eight-year spell with Iran after Asian Cup exit
# Out The Gap
From The42
# Out The Gap

'I went my own way' - Queiroz ends eight-year spell with Iran after Asian Cup exit

Jan 28th 2019, 6:47 PM 4,209 Views 1 Comment

After seeing his side beaten 3-0 by Japan in the semi-final, the former United number two announced his departure.

# japan - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Rugby World Cup boss planning for typhoons, quakes in disaster-prone Japan
# Threat
From The42
# Threat

Rugby World Cup boss planning for typhoons, quakes in disaster-prone Japan

Jan 16th 2019, 12:02 PM 4,813 Views 5 Comments

The country is especially vulnerable to extreme weather in September, when the tournament will be in full swing.

# japan - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn tell court he was 'wrongly accused and unfairly detained'
# Carlos Ghosn
# Carlos Ghosn

Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn tell court he was 'wrongly accused and unfairly detained'

Jan 8th 2019, 8:32 AM 6,000 Views 0 Comments

Ghosn was arrested in November on suspicion of under-declaring his income by some €38 million between 2010 and 2015.

# japan - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Japan's 'Tuna King' just paid €2.7 million for this whopper fish
# Top Dollar
# Top Dollar

Japan's 'Tuna King' just paid €2.7 million for this whopper fish

Jan 5th 2019, 3:31 PM 44,554 Views 41 Comments

Unsurprisingly, the price tag is a new record.

# japan - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

'The demand from Japanese fans for Irish tickets is astronomical as well'
# RWC19
From The42
# RWC19

'The demand from Japanese fans for Irish tickets is astronomical as well'

Jan 2nd 2019, 8:00 AM 43,374 Views 58 Comments

A very different adventure awaits rugby supporters at the World Cup in Japan later this year.

# japan - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Japan is going to start hunting whales for commercial purposes again
# Hunting
# Hunting

Japan is going to start hunting whales for commercial purposes again

Dec 26th 2018, 9:45 AM 21,328 Views 40 Comments

The International Whaling Commission, established in 1946 to conserve and manage the world’s whale and cetacean population, introduced a moratorium on commercial whaling in 1986.

The 9 at 9: St Stephen's Day
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: St Stephen's Day

Dec 26th 2018, 8:54 AM 9,269 Views 0 Comments

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

# japan - Monday 10 December, 2018

Former Nissan chairman charged with financial misconduct
# Carlos Ghosn
# Carlos Ghosn

Former Nissan chairman charged with financial misconduct

Dec 10th 2018, 7:08 AM 8,473 Views 0 Comments

Ghosn has been charged with under-declaring his income by some €38 million.

# japan - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Five missing after two US military planes crash off coast of Japan
# US Marines
# US Marines

Five missing after two US military planes crash off coast of Japan

Dec 6th 2018, 9:24 AM 15,213 Views 10 Comments

One crew member has already been rescued and is thought to be in a stable condition.

# japan - Monday 19 November, 2018

Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn arrested over allegations of financial misconduct
# Nissan
# Nissan

Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn arrested over allegations of financial misconduct

Nov 19th 2018, 5:33 PM 9,848 Views 7 Comments

Nissan’s board will meet on Thursday to decide his fate at the company.

# japan - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Eddie Jones glad as 'seduced' England recover to beat Japan
# November Internationals
From The42
# November Internationals

Eddie Jones glad as 'seduced' England recover to beat Japan

Nov 17th 2018, 7:40 PM 8,393 Views 1 Comment

Jones’ side trailed 15-10 at the break but managed to turn things around after the restart.

Fiji-born Cokanasiga scores debut Test try as second-half surge sees England overcome Japan
# Close Call
From The42
# Close Call

Fiji-born Cokanasiga scores debut Test try as second-half surge sees England overcome Japan

Nov 17th 2018, 5:29 PM 6,967 Views 6 Comments

England were 15-10 down at half-time and a shock looked to be on the cards.

# japan - Friday 16 November, 2018

Lost Disney film showing Mickey Mouse's predecessor found in Japan
# Lost And Found
# Lost And Found

Lost Disney film showing Mickey Mouse's predecessor found in Japan

Nov 16th 2018, 3:41 PM 12,963 Views 13 Comments

“We’re absolutely delighted to learn that a copy of the lost film exists.”

# japan - Monday 12 November, 2018

Jones advises Japan to 'go to the temple and pray' ahead of Twickenham clash
# Familiar Foe
From The42
# Familiar Foe

Jones advises Japan to 'go to the temple and pray' ahead of Twickenham clash

Nov 12th 2018, 1:38 PM 9,854 Views 16 Comments

On Saturday, the England boss goes up against the team he coached at the 2015 World Cup.

# japan - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Laumape hat-trick helps All Blacks romp to victory in 100-point game with Japan
# Tries Galore
From The42
# Tries Galore

Laumape hat-trick helps All Blacks romp to victory in 100-point game with Japan

Nov 3rd 2018, 10:01 AM 15,421 Views 8 Comments

There was no shortage of action in Tokyo this morning as New Zealand won a contest that featured 15 tries.

# japan - Friday 2 November, 2018

Later start times at Tokyo Olympic marathon could lead to fatalities, say health experts
# Beat The Heat
From The42
# Beat The Heat

Later start times at Tokyo Olympic marathon could lead to fatalities, say health experts

Nov 2nd 2018, 1:33 PM 3,556 Views 1 Comment

Health officials in Japan are calling for the race to start at 5.30am instead of 7am to avoid potential deaths due to soaring temperatures.

'If we are going to take the All Blacks down, then it is going to be tomorrow'
# Brave Blossoms
From The42
# Brave Blossoms

'If we are going to take the All Blacks down, then it is going to be tomorrow'

Nov 2nd 2018, 10:52 AM 6,249 Views 2 Comments

Japan’s New Zealand-born captain senses an opportunity against a weakened All Blacks team.

# japan - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Eight debutants named in All Blacks' 23 for opening Test of November series
# Eastern Promise
From The42
# Eastern Promise

Eight debutants named in All Blacks' 23 for opening Test of November series

Nov 1st 2018, 9:37 AM 9,157 Views 3 Comments

Plenty of new faces in the New Zealand line-up for this weekend’s meeting with Japan in Tokyo.

# japan - Thursday 18 October, 2018

'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics
# Karate Kid
From The42
# Karate Kid

'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics

Oct 18th 2018, 8:00 PM 14,941 Views 17 Comments

The teenager came up short in the Men’s Kumite semi-finals but certainly made his mark on the tournament.

# japan - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

White tiger kills zookeeper in enclosure during rare attack in Japan
# Japan
# Japan

White tiger kills zookeeper in enclosure during rare attack in Japan

Oct 9th 2018, 7:21 AM 16,885 Views 8 Comments

The attack happenedat the Hirakawa Zoological Park in the southern city of Kagoshima.

# japan - Friday 5 October, 2018

Almost 1,300 Toyota hybrid vehicles in Ireland recalled amid safety concerns
# Recall
# Recall

Almost 1,300 Toyota hybrid vehicles in Ireland recalled amid safety concerns

Updated Oct 5th 2018, 5:00 PM 25,142 Views 48 Comments

The latest recall affects several models of Toyota’s Prius and Auris hybrid vehicles produced between October 2008 and November 2014.

# japan - Thursday 20 September, 2018

A year out from World Cup, Japan coach Joseph signals he will step away from Sunwolves
# Test Run
From The42
# Test Run

A year out from World Cup, Japan coach Joseph signals he will step away from Sunwolves

Sep 20th 2018, 11:35 AM 6,064 Views 1 Comment

The Kiwi wants to focus on the national side to ensure they peak in September when they will meet Ireland in RWC Pool A.

# japan - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Death toll rises to 35 in horror Japanese earthquake
# Atsuma
# Atsuma

Death toll rises to 35 in horror Japanese earthquake

Sep 8th 2018, 1:31 PM 16,775 Views 4 Comments

The 6.6 magnitude quake struck on Thursday.

# japan - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Worker in charge of measuring radiation following Fukushima disaster dies of lung cancer
# Directly Related
# Directly Related

Worker in charge of measuring radiation following Fukushima disaster dies of lung cancer

Sep 6th 2018, 7:08 AM 14,900 Views 18 Comments

This is the first time the Japanese government has acknowledged a death directly related to the disaster.

# japan - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

A million people urged to evacuate as Typhoon Jebi brings winds of up to 215 kilometres an hour to Japan
# Landfall
# Landfall

A million people urged to evacuate as Typhoon Jebi brings winds of up to 215 kilometres an hour to Japan

Sep 4th 2018, 10:59 AM 28,979 Views 6 Comments

The typhoon swept a tanker into a bridge and partially flooded an airport.

# japan - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Son thanks 'special' Spurs as Asian Games gold medal spares forward two years of military duty
# Gold Medal
From The42
# Gold Medal

Son thanks 'special' Spurs as Asian Games gold medal spares forward two years of military duty

Sep 2nd 2018, 1:36 PM 9,300 Views 4 Comments

Son Heung-Min will join back up with his Tottenham team-mates after winning gold at the Asian Games.

Japan braces for 'very strong' typhoon as authorities warn of floods and landslides
# Typhoon Jebi
# Typhoon Jebi

Japan braces for 'very strong' typhoon as authorities warn of floods and landslides

Sep 2nd 2018, 1:11 PM 9,876 Views 13 Comments

Typhoon Jebi is expected to make landfall on the country’s main island on Tuesday

# japan - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Spurs forward Son Heung-min avoids military service as South Korea claim Asian Games gold
# Exempt
From The42
# Exempt

Spurs forward Son Heung-min avoids military service as South Korea claim Asian Games gold

Sep 1st 2018, 3:23 PM 7,477 Views 4 Comments

The Spurs star provided the assists for both South Korea’s goals as they defeated Japan in a tense final.

# japan - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Japan says North Korea remains a 'serious and imminent threat'
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

Japan says North Korea remains a 'serious and imminent threat'

Aug 28th 2018, 8:07 AM 7,411 Views 9 Comments

The country also takes aim at China’s rise as a military power.

# japan - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Boy (2) who was missing in Japanese woods for three days rescued unharmed
# Yo-chan
# Yo-chan

Boy (2) who was missing in Japanese woods for three days rescued unharmed

Aug 15th 2018, 2:59 PM 24,904 Views 24 Comments

It is believed the boy may have drank river water to survive his ordeal.

# japan - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Class is permanent! Andres Iniesta's first goal in Japan is a beauty
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

Class is permanent! Andres Iniesta's first goal in Japan is a beauty

Aug 11th 2018, 2:57 PM 7,297 Views 2 Comments

The J-League side went in front against Jubilo Iwata when Lukas Podolski and the former Barcelona midfielder combined for a fine effort.

# japan - Friday 10 August, 2018

A Japanese student is being hailed as a style icon for wearing an old Ireland jersey out and about
# Street Style
From The Daily Edge
# Street Style

A Japanese student is being hailed as a style icon for wearing an old Ireland jersey out and about

Aug 10th 2018, 6:39 PM 34,397 Views 5 Comments

Influencers, take note.