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#Japan

# japan - Saturday 9 March, 2019

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

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

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

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

# japan - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

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

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

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

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

# japan - Friday 1 February, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

Unsurprisingly, the price tag is a new record.

# japan - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

# japan - Monday 10 December, 2018

Former Nissan chairman charged with financial misconduct

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

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’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

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

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

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

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

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

# japan - Monday 12 November, 2018

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

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

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

# japan - Saturday 3 November, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

# japan - Thursday 1 November, 2018

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

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

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

# japan - Thursday 18 October, 2018

From The42 '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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# japan - Sunday 2 September, 2018

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

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

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

# japan - Saturday 1 September, 2018

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

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

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'

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

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

# japan - Saturday 11 August, 2018

From The42 Class is permanent! Andres Iniesta's first goal in Japan is a beauty Take A Bow This post contains videos

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

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

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

# japan - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Medical school altered test scores to keep women out

The university began lowering test scores of female applicants when results showed an increasing number of women winning places.

# japan - Sunday 22 July, 2018

From The42 Life after La Liga: Iniesta and Torres suffer defeats in highly-anticipated J.League debuts Japan

Life after La Liga: Iniesta and Torres suffer defeats in highly-anticipated J.League debuts

Fernando Torres and Andres Iniesta suffered defeats in their respective J.League bows for Sagan Tosu and Vissel Kobe on Sunday.

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