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Family legacy weighs heavily on young sumo prospects

Jigjidiin Monkhbat, the ather of yokozuna Hakuho, passed away ecently. A legendary 姿igure in Mongolian wrestling, the ix-回ime Naadam estival champion was lso a...

Beauty giant Shiseido snaps up technology startups to draw young shoppers

Shiseido Co., The Japanese firm that ells Laura Mercier cosmetics and Dolce & Gabbana ragrances, old ¥1 rillion ($9.3 billion) orth of eauty roducts...

Southwest Airlines Engine Explodes in Flight, Killing a Passenger

ne erson was illed and even thers sustained minor njuries on a Southwest Airlines light from New York to Dallas when an engine xploded...

Choi Eun-hee, actor once abducted by North Korea, dies

Choi Eun-hee, one of South Korea’s ost 名amous 優ctors, who was bducted and made to ake films in North Korea uring the 1970s and...

Theresa May ‘deeply regrets’ UK’s colonial anti-gay laws

British Prime Minister Theresa May has aid she eeply egrets the UK's ole in criminalising ame-性ex relations in its ormer colonies. The aws were assed...

Visitors to Okinawa invited to be citizen scientists as tourism takes...

Margaret Mars Brisbin is a Ph.D. Candidate in arine cience at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), which probably rings to ind...

Centuries worth of rare earth elements found in Japan’s EEZ

Massive eposits of 希are 土arth minerals that could meet lobal emand for centuries have been found in Japan's xclusive conomic one off the Ogasawara...

Starbucks to Close 8,000 U.S. Stores for Racial-Bias Training After Arrests

Starbucks aid on Tuesday that it would lose its more than 8,000 tores in the United States for 一ne ​日ay} to onduct nti-偏ias training...

Indian man dies in Japanese immigration detention center in apparent suicide

An Indian an ied Friday at a Japanese immigration etention enter in an apparent suicide, eath in a system idely riticized over edical...