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Japanese woman killed, another injured in Turkey attack

CAIRO, (PNA/Kyodo) — One Japanese woman was killed and another was in critical condition after they were stabbed in a knife attack near Zemi Valley in Cappadocia in central Turkey…

Ambitious program boosts Japan’s Asian business profile

TOKYO, (PNA/VNS) — Media partners of a program entitled ‘Catch Asia! Media Network’, co-founded by the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and Japanese Fuji Television nearly two years ago, gathered at…

Japan’s July current account surplus down 12.9 percent

TOKYO, (PNA/Xinhua) — Japan’s current account surplus was down 12.9 percent compared with the same period of last year in July, mainly due to increasing imports, government data showed Monday….

West Philippine Sea issue should be resolved peacefully — Japanese official

By Priam F. Nepomuceno MANILA, (PNA) — With the country currently embroiled with a territorial spat with China, Ichita Yamamoto, Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories and Minister-in-Charge…

Tokyo defends bid to host 2020 Olympics at IOC session in Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES, (PNA/Xinhua) — The president of Japan’s Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, Wednesday defended Tokyo’s bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires, where the…

7,000 people in western Japan advised to evacuate due to heavy rains

OSAKA, (PNA/Xinhua) — At least 7,000 people in western Japan have been advised to evacuate due to threats of landslide and flooding caused by a typhoon, which made a landfall…

Tokyo stocks open lower after sharp surge

TOKYO, (PNA/Xinhua) — Tokyo stocks opened lower Wednesday due to selling to lock in gains a day after Nikkei surged over 400 points, or nearly 3 percent. At 9:15 a.m.,…

Urgent: 6.9-magnitude quake hits east off Japan

TOKYO, (PNA/Xinhua) — An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale hit east off Japan at 9:19 a.m. local time Wednesday, local geological survey authorities said. Meanwhile, the China Earthquake…

Western Japan marks hottest summer ever

TOKYO, (PNA/Kyodo) — Western Japan experienced the hottest summer ever, with the average temperature from June to August 1.2 C higher than the seasonal average, the Japan Meteorological Agency said…

PAWS gears up for protest vs. capture of dolphins in Japan

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, (PNA) — All for the love of dolphins, the Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) will be joining the celebration of Japan Dolphin Day to rally…

Japan’s METI seeks bigger budget for nuke cleanup

TOKYO, (PNA/Xinhua) — Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) said Friday it is seeking to secure a budget for fiscal 2014 of 1.75 trillion yen (about 17.81 billion…

PSJNC – not just a fun group

The Philippine Society in Japan was established in 1985 in Tokyo with the following objectives: (1) to promote mutual help and cooperation among Filipinos in Japan, (2) to develop awareness…

H.E. Ambassador Manolo M. Lopez Inducts PSJNC Officers

His Excellency Manolo M. Lopez, Philippine Ambassador to Japan inducted the 2011-2012 officers of the Philippine Society in Japan, Nagoya Chapter at a ceremony held at the Rose Court Hotel…

2D Next Level Concert in Nagoya

ABC-CBN Japan, Inc and KDDI presents the most exciting concert event in Nagoya “2D Next Level” featuring rockoustic heartthrob Sam Milby, PDA scholars Liezel Garcia and Jay-R Siaboc, sexy comedian…

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