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Chimpanzee activates alert after electrifying escape from Japan zoo

Chacha, a male chimp, fended off captors at Yagiyama Zoological Park after making a bid for freedom along electricity lines A chimpanzee embarked on a brave escape from a zoo in north Japan, clambering a towering energy pole before being hit with a sedative arrow and plunge from the wires into a blanket held a … Read More

Nissan Shocks With 28% Sales Plunge

Japanese carmaker’s total gives plummeted 28% in April Industry marketings tempo accelerates due to oddity of the calendar Nissan Motor Co.’s U.S. sales jumped last-place month, stunning some commentators and dragging on what was otherwise a strong April for auto demand. The Japanese automaker’s deliveries declined 28 percent in April, with almost every model in … Read More

Yuya Osako seizures scandalize victory for Japan against 10 -man Colombia

Juan Quinteros free-kick had sucked Colombia level after Carlos Snchezs early red poster and Shinji Kagawas penalty but Yuya Osako fastened a 2-1 prevail for Japan It is difficult to imagine a crew making a more calamitous start to a World Cup than Colombia did and regrettably for Jose Pekerman and his players there was … Read More

Asian Stocks seen lower; Dollar Rises With Bond Provides: Marketplaces Wrap

Most Asian equity benchmarks rejected with U.S. futures and the dollar rose as Treasury relents clambered back toward recent four-year highs. Japan’s Topix index sagged after staging its second-best performance this year, while shares in Australia and South Korea too descended, taking their clue from European markets as U.S. equities and Funds took a break … Read More

9 awesome things we want to happen at Tokyo 2020

Image: Mashable Composite: AAron Ontiveroz/ Getty Images, Kyodo/ AP Images, James D. Morgan/ Getty Images and KOJI SASAHARA/ AP After a very eventful couple of weeks, the 2016 Rio Olympics came to a close on Sunday, leaving us with an epic teaser for what’s in store at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Japan’s Prime Minister … Read More

The amazing survival of the son left in a Japanese forest

Yamatos discovery in an army hut deep inside dense woodland came about thanks to several pieces of good fortune He did not flinch when he came face to face with the first person he had considered to be in almost a week. There were no tears, either, merely a composed answer to the soldiers inquiry: … Read More

Junko Tabei obituary

Japanese mountaineer who was the first girl to reach the summit of Everest Junko Tabei, who has died aged 77 from cancer, described the summit of Everest as smaller than a tatami mat, a pleasing likenes from the Japanese mountaineer who is not simply was the first female to climb the mountain, contacting the summit … Read More

Japan Stocks Swing as Energy Shares Gain While Insurers Decline

Japanese broths fluctuate between increases and losses as insurers and metal makes slumped, offsetting an increase in vigor shares after crude futures clambered above $50 a cask. The yen advanced following data evidencing the nations economy flourished more than initially estimated last-place quarter. The Topix index added 0.1 percentage to 1,342.33 as of 9:41 a.m. … Read More

The academy beneath the movement: the unimaginable tragedy of Japan’s tsunami

The long read: In 2011 a tsunami engulfed Japans north-east coast. More than 18,000 parties were killed. Six years later, in one community, survivors are still tormented by a cataclysmic split-second decision The earthquake that impressed Japan on Friday 11 March 2011 was the fourth more powerful in the history of seismology. It knocked the … Read More

Asia Stocks Climb Despite U.S. Drop; Yen Near Low: Markets Wrap

Asian equities were mostly up as investors shrugged off Monday’s declines in the U.S., where a gauge of equity volatility climbed as market participants assessed the recent rally in global stocks before a slew of earnings reports. The dollar was steady while the yen hovered near a three-month low. Japan’s Nikkei 225 Stock Average continued … Read More

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