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Japan’s Fukushima cleanup plan delays removal of fuel rods

Tokyo (AP) — Japan's government on Tuesday approved a revision of its 30-to-40-year plan to decommission the Fukushima nuclear plant, delaying by three more...

Japan’s Abe says he will call snap election for parliament

Tokyo (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Monday he will call an early election for parliament's more powerful lower house for next...

Young stars step up for Japan in 2-0 win over Australia

Saitama, Japan (AP) — The future looks bright for Japan's national soccer team. Two of the country's youngest players scored Thursday as Japan secured a...

North Korea fires missile over Japan in aggressive test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before plunging into the northern...

US WWII vet in Japan to return flag to fallen soldier...

HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) — The former U.S. Marine knew the calligraphy-covered flag he took from a fallen Japanese soldier 73 years ago was more...

Japan marks three-year countdown to Tokyo 2020 Games

Tokyo (AP) — Japan began its three-year countdown to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Monday with concerts, races and other events meant to drum...

Japan flood deaths rise to 15 with 6 missing

TOKYO (AP) — The death toll from heavy rain and flooding in southern Japan this week has risen to 15 as rescue workers reached...

Floods in southern Japan force hundreds to flee; 2 dead

TOKYO (AP) — Troops were working Thursday to rescue families left stranded by flooding in southern Japan. Two people were reported dead and 11...

Toshiba pushes back closing deal on memory unit sale

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics and energy giant Toshiba has delayed its deadline for reaching an agreement on selling its lucrative computer memory chip...

US warship clash site known for congested nighttime traffic

TOKYO (AP) — The site of a fatal collision between a U.S. Navy destroyer and a container ship off Japan's coast is notorious for...

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19 arrested in pub, karaoke raids

PATTAYA - Banglamung authorities and Pattaya police arrested 19 people in raids on a pub and karaoke club operating after hours. Assistant District Chief Rattadol...

Thailand celebrates Earth Day 2018

Bangkok - The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment celebrated Earth Day 2018 on Sunday to raise awareness of environmental protection and to...

Summer storms to reach Thailand this week

Bangkok - A high-pressure system from China is on its way into upper Thailand and the South China Sea this week and will cause...

Border crossings handle large volume of returning Cambodians

Chantaburi - Cambodian migrant laborers who returned home for the Songkran holiday have continued to cross back into Thailand to return to work with...

Thailand Post expects business growth at 30bn baht

Bangkok - Thailand Post has predicted its business value will increase to 30 billion baht this year and the value of e-commerce business of...

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