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North Korea May Be Preparing to Launch a Long-Range Missile

North Korea could be preparing to launch a long-range ballistic missile as early as one week from now, according to Japanese analysis of satellite imagery. 155 more words

Executive Arrested in Japan Over Disappearance of $390 Million in Bitcoins

The global virtual currency community was shaken by the shuttering of MtGox, which froze withdrawals in February 2014 because of what the firm said was a bug in the software underpinning Bitcoin that allowed hackers to pilfer them. 487 more words
United States

Japan: Elderly Crimes Exceed Teen Crimes?

Over 23,000 criminal seniors busted this year

Police in Japan have dealt with more elderly crime than juvenile crime in the past six months, it’s reported. 252 more words

Crime & Corruption

Japan Successfully Launches New Spy Satellite

Japan successfully completed the launch of a radar reconnaissance satellite on Sunday morning, the Kyodo news agency reports. The launch was performed from the Tanegashima Space Center… 130 more words


Delay announced for US-Japan Defense Guideline's final report

Today, officials from the U.S. and Japan announced their decision to delay the final report on the revision of the Guidelines for U.S.-Japan Defense Cooperation scheduled for release later this month. 109 more words

Department Of Defense

Volcanic ash falls at the mountain in central Japan

Climbers descend Mt. Ontake, which straddles Nagano and Gifu prefectures, to evacuate as volcanic ash falls at the mountain in central Japan.