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Japan to conduct first major survey on racism...

A number of incidents of hate speech against specific ethnic groups on the streets or online have been reported in recent years.

Japan economy barely grows in April-June:...

On an annualised basis, the economy expanded a revised 0.7 percent, compared with a slight 0.2 percent expansion in the preliminary data.

Japanese man, 73, completes record swim across...

The strait is only 19.5km wide at its narrowest point, but Tominaga ended up swimming 38km.

Hundreds of flights grounded as typhoon strikes...

Typhoon Mindulle made landfall in Tateyama city, 80 kilometres (50 miles) southeast of Tokyo.

Japan warns China over 'territorial aggression'...

Japan also expressed concern over increased activity in the East China Sea.

False megaquake alert shakes Tokyo

Japan's Meteorological Agency had sent and immediately withdrawn the alert, but the cancellation did not reach some app operators in time, a spokesman...

Ex-employee kills 19 in disabled home knife...

The 26-year-old man, who reportedly threatened to kill hundreds of disabled people earlier this year, later turned himself in at a police station, admitting...

19 killed in Japan knife attack

A doctor at one of the hospitals where victims were taken described some with "deep stab" wounds to the neck.

How Brazil made a Japanese sport its own...

The sport's founder spread judo to Europe and the Americas around the turn of the 20th century, but Brazil was slow to catch on.

Suspected N. Korean defector found in Japan:...

The man told the police that he left North Korea by ship last week, public broadcaster NHK and the Asahi Shimbun said, without clarifying why he was on...

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Elderly persons to get five seats in parliament

Elderly persons to get five seats in parliament...

Prospective candidates for the Parliamentary seats for the elderly must have the minimum qualifications of a Member of Parliament,...