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  • 地下鉄サリン事件Chikatetsu Sarin Jiken Tokyo Sarin Gas Attack 20th Anniversary
    As today is the anniversary of the sarin gas attacks in Tokyo, here is the documentary about the attack on  kasumigaseki underground station in Tokyo which killed 8 and seriously injured 50.

  • On Board: In Japan with The First Lady and Let Girls Learn
    Let Girls Learn is a government-wide effort that will leverage the investments we have made and success we have achieved in global primary school, and expand them to help adolescent girls complete their education.

  • Michelle Obama highlights girls’ education on Japan visit
    Michelle Obama highlights the importance of girls’ education alongside the Japanese first lady, Akie Abe. Duration: 01:04

  • St. Patrick Day Parade ~~ From Japan
    Japan has a surprisingly large number of St. Patrick’s Day events with parades in several cities. The largest by far is the Tokyo St. Patrick’s Day Parade in “Omotesando” with 15,000 participants and 50,000 spectators. The event features marching bands, cheerleaders and plenty of enthusiastic supporters. The organizers recommend a few local pubs for after […]

  • Japan hot springs accident: Toxic gas poisoning kills three at popular tourist destination
    Three maintenance workers died Wednesday while tending to the source of a popular hot spring, according to a local fire official. Four workers — two from Senboku city and two contractors — were carrying out maintenance work when three of them collapsed. The fourth made an emergency phone call. When rescuers arrived, they found the […]

  • Michelle Obama meets Japan royals
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama meets Japan’s Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

  • Two nuclear reactors retired in Japan as it hosts UN disaster conference
    Two Japanese power companies have announced they will scrap three ageing nuclear reactors. It marks the first moves to permanently shut down nuclear reactors since the Fukushima disaster four years ago. Another two are expected to be scrapped with announcements expected later this week. The companies said it would be too costly to revamp reactors […]

  • Boy held for trying to kill goat says he was inspired by IS video
    Police have arrested a third-year junior high school boy for attempting to kill a goat. The boy told police he was inspired to kill someone after watching videos of Islamic State extremists beheading hostages and that he wanted to practice on the goat first. According to police, the boy broke into the grounds of a […]

  • Michelle Obama arrives in Japan to showcase girls’ education aid
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday afternoon on a five-day visit to Japan and Cambodia to highlight cooperation on helping girls finish their educations. It is Mrs Obama’s first visit to Japan. Her visit is seen in Japan as a “makeup” call after she did not accompany her husband during his […]

  • Sakurajima: Volcano Lightning: How Does It Happen?
    Lightning is one of mother nature’s most spectacular phenomena. But add lightning to a volcanic eruption and the event seems otherworldly! In this DNews video, Trace has all the details on the atmospheric conditions that bring these two forces together


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Wednesday, 20 September 2017