2018-02: Japan

  1. Fire kills 11 at home for elderly poor in Japan (Washington Post)2018-02-01
  2. Fire kills 11 at home for elderly poor in Japan (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-01
  3. Residents die as fire engulfs Japanese senior welfare building (The Sydney Morning Herald)2018-02-01
  4. Sony taps CFO Yoshida as new president, replacing Hirai (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-02
  5. Sony Corp. names Chief Financial Officer Kenichiro Yoshida as president, replacing Kazuo Hirai, who becomes chairman (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-02
  6. Honda's profit more than triples on sales growth, tax cut (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-02
  7. Robots make coffee at new cafe in Japan's capital (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-02
  8. Robot makes coffee at new cafe in Japan’s capital (Washington Post)2018-02-02
  9. Japanese combat helicopter crashes in southern Japan (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-05
  10. Japanese combat helicopter crashes in southern Japan (Washington Post)2018-02-05
  11. Japan: robots will care for 80% of elderly by 2020 (The Guardian)2018-02-06
  12. Japanese combat helicopter crashes in southern Japan (Washington Post)2018-02-06
  13. Toyota lifts profit forecast to record 2.4 trillion yen (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-06
  14. Japanese Princess Mako's wedding postponed until 2020 (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-06
  15. Japanese Princess Mako’s wedding postponed until 2020 (Washington Post)2018-02-06
  16. Scientists capture exploding beetles' amazing escapes from toads' stomachs (The Guardian)2018-02-07
  17. The textile firm making polyester desirable (BBC)2018-02-07
  18. The Latest: Local Tokyo 2020 organizers raise $2.9 billion (Washington Post)2018-02-07
  19. Japanese Princess Mako’s wedding postponed until 2020 (Washington Post)2018-02-07
  20. Japanese Princess Mako's wedding postponed until 2020 (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-07
  21. Japan's Princess Mako postpones wedding until 2020 (The Guardian)2018-02-07
  22. SoftBank's profits soar on sales growth, Sprint improvement (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-07
  23. SoftBank’s profits soar on sales growth, Sprint improvement (Washington Post)2018-02-07
  24. Haute furore: Japanese public school criticised for $700 Armani uniforms (The Guardian)2018-02-09
  25. Big trouble: all of Japan's sumo wrestlers to be questioned as sport lurches into crisis (The Guardian)2018-02-09
  26. Japan public grade school under fire over Armani uniform (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-09
  27. Japan public grade school under fire over Armani uniform (Washington Post)2018-02-09
  28. Scotland: Walter Smith rules out national manager's job return (BBC)2018-02-09
  29. Winter Olympics: Yuri On Ice performed by Japanese skaters (BBC)2018-02-09
  30. A Tokyo public school announced $730 Armani uniforms. Parents weren't happy. (Washington Post)2018-02-09
  31. First human eggs produced in laboratory (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-09
  32. Mysterious snow scenes in Japan – in pictures (The Guardian)2018-02-10
  33. Esports officially arrives in Japan, home of game giants (Washington Post)2018-02-11
  34. Esports officially arrives in Japan, home of game giants (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-11
  35. Queen goes green, bans plastic cups, drinking straws from her palaces (The Sydney Morning Herald)2018-02-12
  36. Winter Olympics 2018: Japan's Kaori Sakamoto releases her inner David Brent (BBC)2018-02-12
  37. How Ed Sheeran stopped worrying about being fat (BBC)2018-02-12
  38. Queen goes green, bans plastic cups, drinking straws from her palaces (The Sydney Morning Herald)2018-02-12
  39. Israel awards Wolf Prize to Paul McCartney, scientists (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-12
  40. Russia Threatens to Block YouTube and Instagram, After Complaints From an Oligarch (New York Times)2018-02-13
  41. Winter Olympics: Japan's Kei Saito given first doping ban in Pyeongchang (BBC)2018-02-13
  42. Did couple vlogging on YouTube ruin my relationship? (BBC)2018-02-13
  43. Asian shares lifted by Wall Street rally, Nikkei falls back (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-13
  44. Japan’s economy grows at 0.5 percent annual pace in Oct-Dec (Washington Post)2018-02-14
  45. Japan's economy grows at 0.5 percent annual pace in Oct-Dec (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-14
  46. Japan’s economy grows at 0.5 percent annual pace in Oct-Dec (Washington Post)2018-02-14
  47. Asian shares mixed ahead of US inflation, Lunar New Year (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-14
  48. Is the Illuminati running the world? Maybe it’s not such a mad idea | Julian Baggini (The Guardian)2018-02-14
  49. Polar prize: Metallica to receive 'Nobel prize of music' (The Guardian)2018-02-14
  50. For Greenwood and Anderson, a crescendo in 'Phantom Thread' (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-14
  51. Japanese tour firm offers virtual reality holidays – with a first-class seat (The Guardian)2018-02-15
  52. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's 'bonk ban' ridiculed (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-15
  53. Europa League: Celtic 1-0 Zenit St Petersburg (BBC)2018-02-15
  54. Japan had 20,000 applications for asylum in 2017. It accepted 20 (The Guardian)2018-02-16
  55. Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda set to serve 2nd term (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-16
  56. Spacewalking astronauts finishing months of robot arm repair (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-16
  57. Plyscraper city: Tokyo to build 350m tower made of wood (The Guardian)2018-02-16
  58. Judge approves Takata bankruptcy plan (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-16
  59. Reality Check: Has Shinzo Abe's 'womenomics' worked in Japan? (BBC)2018-02-17
  60. Winter Olympics: Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu wins historic figure skating gold (BBC)2018-02-17
  61. Huddersfield Town v Manchester United (BBC)2018-02-17
  62. FA Cup: Mata's goal ruled out by VAR at Huddersfield in the FA Cup fifth round (BBC)2018-02-17
  63. FA Cup quarter-final draw: Manchester United to play Brighton (BBC)2018-02-17
  64. In Japan, a Liberal Maverick Is Seeking to Lead a Conservative Party (New York Times)2018-02-17
  65. Japan logs trade deficit in January, as imports jump 8 pct (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-19
  66. Japanese 'baby factory' man wins custody of 13 kids born to Thai surrogates (Daily Nation)2018-02-20
  67. Thai court grants custody to Japanese father of 13 surrogate children (The Sydney Morning Herald)2018-02-20
  68. Japanese man given sole custody of 13 surrogate children by Thai court (The Guardian)2018-02-20
  69. US F-16 dumped 2 fuel tanks near fishermen at Japan lake (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-20
  70. Thai court gives Japanese man custody of surrogate kids (Washington Post)2018-02-20
  71. Thai court gives Japanese man custody of surrogate kids (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-20
  72. US fighter jet dumps fuel tanks near fishermen in Japan lake (Washington Post)2018-02-20
  73. Thai survival training: Drinking cobra blood in the jungle (BBC)2018-02-20
  74. Mitsutoki Shigeta: 'Baby factory' dad wins paternity rights (BBC)2018-02-20
  75. Palmreaders: Would you receive emojis on your skin? (Al-Jazeera)2018-02-20
  76. Japanese millionaire dubbed the 'baby factory' dad just won custody of 13 surrogate children (Washington Post)2018-02-20
  77. Mystery cloaks Japanese dad of 13 born from Thai surrogates (Washington Post)2018-02-22
  78. Scientists make cells glow so brightly they can be seen outside the body (The Guardian)2018-02-22
  79. Glitches or not, Nissan starts testing semi-autonomous rides (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-23
  80. Books News: So, You Say You Want to Do the Splits? (New York Times)2018-02-23
  81. Japanese men nabbed for shooting at defacto NKorean embassy (Washington Post)2018-02-23
  82. Japanese men nabbed for shooting at defacto NKorean embassy (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-23
  83. Glitches or not, Nissan starts testing semi-autonomous rides (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-23
  84. Winter Olympics: Great Britain's women lose to Japan in bronze-medal match (BBC)2018-02-24
  85. Tokyo returns with Summer Games with something new to prove (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-25
  86. Can a tourist ban save DiCaprios’s coral paradise from destruction? (The Guardian)2018-02-25
  87. Record snow fall hits Japan's north (Al-Jazeera)2018-02-25
  88. A severed head was found in the rental apartment of a U.S. tourist in Japan (Washington Post)2018-02-25
  89. 'Baby factory' mystery: Thailand's surrogacy saga reaches uneasy end (BBC)2018-02-26
  90. Japan police find body parts in murder linked to US suspect (The New Zealand Herald)2018-02-26
  91. Japan police find body parts in murder linked to US suspect (Washington Post)2018-02-26
  92. Japan police find body parts in murder linked to US suspect (Washington Post)2018-02-27
  93. Japan: American tourist arrested after female body parts found across Osaka (The Guardian)2018-02-27
  94. Tourist From New York Is Arrested in Japan as Woman’s Body Parts Are Found (New York Times)2018-02-27
  95. American held after Japanese woman dismembered (The Star)2018-02-27
  96. Brazilian police issue arrest warrants in Rio 2016 federal probe (CNN)2018-02-27