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# tokyo - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Japan’s sozzled salarymen: corporate samurai turning into a lost tribe Foot Soldiers

Japan’s sozzled salarymen: corporate samurai turning into a lost tribe

Regular 12-hour days followed by compulsory corporate boozing with clients: meet the

# tokyo - Monday 22 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sumo wrestlers make babies cry on purpose – but that’s a good thing Sumo Wrestle Crying Baby

# tokyo - Monday 21 July, 2014

Do you find turn-by-turn directions a bit boring? Try following penguins instead

A Tokyo aquarium have designed the navigation app to draw in visitors.

# tokyo - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Vagina artist arrested in Tokyo on obscenity charges Art

Vagina artist arrested in Tokyo on obscenity charges

Japan has notoriously tough obscenity laws, but supporters of the artist say it’s an attack on free expression.

# tokyo - Monday 31 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie UN court tells Japan to leave the whales alone Save The Whales

UN court tells Japan to leave the whales alone

Japanese Fisheries Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi last year vowed Japan would never stop whaling.

# tokyo - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish lad and his hurley crash Tokyo’s St. Patrick’s Day parade Chancer

# tokyo - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Heaviest snow in decades leaves 11 dead, over 1,000 injured in Japan Severe Weather

Heaviest snow in decades leaves 11 dead, over 1,000 injured in Japan

Most of the deaths involved road crashes and many of the injuries were caused by falls on the ice.

# tokyo - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Taoiseach arrives in Japan for five day trade trip

Enda Kenny will hold talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe along with a round of business meetings in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka.

# tokyo - Thursday 21 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Hello, world: New island off Japan coast after volcano eruption Newbie

Hello, world: New island off Japan coast after volcano eruption

The tiny islet has come into the world with quite a bang…

# tokyo - Friday 18 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: This Tokyo restaurant is entirely automated Only In Japan

WATCH: This Tokyo restaurant is entirely automated

See ya later, waiters and waitresses!

# tokyo - Monday 23 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Actual snake on a plane delays 370 Qantas passengers Snakes On A Plane

Actual snake on a plane delays 370 Qantas passengers

Samuel L Jackson was not needed though.

# tokyo - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Someone has been queuing for the new iPhone for the last week Phone Home

Someone has been queuing for the new iPhone for the last week

It’s not out until September 20.

# tokyo - Sunday 8 September, 2013

From The Score Wrestling wins reprieve for 2020 Olympics Comeback

Wrestling wins reprieve for 2020 Olympics

In February, the International Olympic Committee had recommended that wrestling was dropped.

From The Score Tokyo’s Olympic win impacts Germany’s Euro bid Development

Tokyo’s Olympic win impacts Germany’s Euro bid

The Germans are set to miss out on their chance to host the final of the competition.

# tokyo - Monday 26 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Radar malfunction forces Boeing Dreamliner to abort flight Dashed Dreams

Radar malfunction forces Boeing Dreamliner to abort flight

The troubled jetliner had to turn back to Tokyo Haneda airport following a radar malfunction.

# tokyo - Friday 23 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Man dresses up as a Power Ranger to help out at Tokyo subway station Go Go Power Ranger

# tokyo - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Lightning strikes a moving train in Japan Japan

VIDEO: Lightning strikes a moving train in Japan

Nobody was injured in the terrifying and dramatic incident.

# tokyo - Thursday 8 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Study: Your dog yawns with you because they love you Yawn

Study: Your dog yawns with you because they love you

Dogs are more likely to find their owner’s yawning contagious indicating they feel empathy for their tired master. Aw.

# tokyo - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Obama nominates Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Japan Diplomacy

Obama nominates Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Japan

The nomination, which requires Senate confirmation, marks the biggest foray into public service for Kennedy, who was an early supporter of Obama.

# tokyo - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge ‘Snail facial’ is new beauty treatment in Japan Escargot

‘Snail facial’ is new beauty treatment in Japan

Yes, it involves putting snails on your face.

# tokyo - Saturday 13 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Japanese man nears half century on death row Long Wait

Japanese man nears half century on death row

Questions emerging over guilt of world’s longest-serving condemned inmate.

# tokyo - Friday 21 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New radioactive water leak at Fukushima Fukushima

New radioactive water leak at Fukushima

More than 18,000 people died when the towering tsunami smashed into Japan’s northeast in March 2011 setting off the crisis at Fukushima.

# tokyo - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Japanese mayor: Wartime sex slaves were ‘necessary’ Japan

Japanese mayor: Wartime sex slaves were ‘necessary’

The controversial mayor claimed that the forced prostitution of approximately 200,000 women during World War II was necessary to “maintain discipline” in the ranks.

# tokyo - Thursday 11 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Seventy years on Japan looks for WWII remains Japan

Seventy years on Japan looks for WWII remains

The remains of some 1.13 million Japanese soldiers still lie in a vast area somewhere between Russia and remote southern Pacific islands.

# tokyo - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Caroline Kennedy rumoured to be next US ambassador to Japan Diplomatic Relations

Caroline Kennedy rumoured to be next US ambassador to Japan

Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of John F Kennedy, has long been a supporter of Barack Obama and is believed to be in the advanced stages of the selection process.

# tokyo - Friday 22 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added chicks sniffing daffodils Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added chicks sniffing daffodils

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

# tokyo - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Nicola Furlong murder trial: Richard Hinds found guilty Nicola Furlong

Nicola Furlong murder trial: Richard Hinds found guilty

The 20-year-old has been sentenced to between five and 10 years in a Japanese prison.

# tokyo - Monday 18 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge That’s Not Really Very Practical Footwear Pic of the Day Pic Of The Day

# tokyo - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Nicola Furlong’s sister tells court of her ‘hatred’ Richard Hinds

Nicola Furlong’s sister tells court of her ‘hatred’

The family of the murdered Irish student delivered victim impact statements in the Tokyo court today.

# tokyo - Monday 11 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘It’s very, very hard. No parent should have to go through it’ Richard Hinds

‘It’s very, very hard. No parent should have to go through it’

Nicola Furlong’s father Andrew speaks out after the man accused of his daughter’s murder gives evidence in court.

# tokyo - Friday 8 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘I hope it will get easier for us’ – father of Nicola Furlong Nicola Furlong

‘I hope it will get easier for us’ – father of Nicola Furlong

The father of the Wexford student who was killed in Tokyo last year has spoken about the first week of the trial of the man accused of Nicola’s murder.

# tokyo - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Day Two: Japan court hears trial of man accused of Nicola Furlong murder Nicola Furlong

Day Two: Japan court hears trial of man accused of Nicola Furlong murder

The victim’s doctor takes the stand today.

# tokyo - Monday 4 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Nicola Furlong murder trial begins in Tokyo Nicola Furlong

Nicola Furlong murder trial begins in Tokyo

US citizen Richard Hinds is accused of killing the 19-year-old Irish student.

# tokyo - Thursday 28 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Japanese skyscraper is torn down… one floor at a time Long Goodbye

VIDEO: Japanese skyscraper is torn down… one floor at a time

The slow, barely noticeable demolition is an attempt to minimise environmental disruption – with 90 per cent less dust.

# tokyo - Monday 25 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Quake shakes buildings in Tokyo Japan

Quake shakes buildings in Tokyo

No risk of a tsunami, says Japan’s meteorological agency.

# tokyo - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie One dead, 900 hurt in heavy Japan snowfall Japan

One dead, 900 hurt in heavy Japan snowfall

A “bomb cyclone” has dumped eight centimetres of snow in nine hours in Tokyo – leading to multiple injuries and one fatality.

# tokyo - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

From The Score Club World Cup: Corinthians through to final, awaiting Chelsea Japan This post contains videos

Club World Cup: Corinthians through to final, awaiting Chelsea

The Brazilian side narrowly edged out Al Ahly thanks to a goal from Paolo Guerrero.

# tokyo - Friday 7 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Japan hit by series of earthquakes and 1-metre tsunami Japan

Japan hit by series of earthquakes and 1-metre tsunami

No reports of injuries although the location of quake, off the coast of Sendai and Miyaki prefecture, raised ghost of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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