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Man dies after rice ball eating contest

The man shoved his fifth rice ball into his mouth before passing out.

'Fukushima 'safe' for Tokyo 2020'

Tokyo organisers want to hold part of baseball's preliminary rounds in the region to support its recovery from the 2011 quake-tsunami

Japan PM confident in Trump's diplomacy debut...

"As an outcome of today's discussions, I am convinced Mr Trump is a leader in whom I can have great confidence."

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Japan's Meteorological Agency had sent and immediately withdrawn the alert, but the cancellation did not reach some app operators in time, a spokesman...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

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