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Toyota to launch hydrogen-powered car
World's largest car maker experiments with Mirai model, hoping to sell about 700 in the first year.
Last updated: 18 Nov 2014 05:40 GMT
Is casino gambling a safe bet for Japan?
In conjunction with a booming tourism industry, Japan has set its sights on allowing casinos in time for 2020 Olympics.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2014 09:16 GMT
How Japan's stem cell study became a scandal
Pioneering research on stem cells in Japan took a series of bizarre turns.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2014 13:02 GMT
Japan islands brace for powerful typhoon
Neoguri, one of the most powerful storms to have formed in years, on course to batter Okinawa.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2014 12:59 GMT
Fukushima anniversary: Japan remembers
Much remains unsettled three years later: emotions, the death count, and the future of nuclear energy in Japan.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2014 14:48 GMT
Japan TV chief dismisses wartime sex slavery
New NHK boss says Japan's World War Two policy of forcing conquered women into brothels was "common in every country".
Last updated: 26 Jan 2014 06:48 GMT
More typhoons threaten East Asia
Two mayor tropical cyclones are likely to cause disruption across the region in the coming days.
Last updated: 14 Oct 2013 08:59 GMT
Japan ex-prisoners get fresh start
A group of Japanese businessmen are giving convicts a chance to change their lives.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2013 12:15 GMT
Japan make history with Wales win
A depleted Welsh side are overpowered by Japan who record first win over a major rugby power to level series in Tokyo.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2013 10:17 GMT
World's oldest man dies at 116
Former postman and farmer, born in 1897, put his longevity down to getting out in the sun.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2013 13:04 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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