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Chisa Fujioka

Chisa Fujioka

    UN: World needs urgent action to stop species loss
    UN: World needs urgent action to stop species loss
    The world cannot afford to allow nature's riches to disappear, the United Nations said on Monday at the start of a major meeting to combat losses...
    Japanese youth urged to vote or risk future
    Japanese youth urged to vote or risk future
    Japanese youth face a range of uncertainties as the country heads toward an election, with job prospects dwindling in a downbeat economy and an...
    Record budget to up pressure for Japan's PM to quit
    Record budget to up pressure for Japan's PM to quit
    Japan's lower house of Parliament approved a record budget on Friday, a step likely to intensify pressure for unpopular Prime Minister Taro Aso to...
    Japan to monitor greenhouse gases from space
    Japan to monitor greenhouse gases from space
    Japan's space agency will launch a satellite later this month to monitor greenhouse gases around the world, officials said on Wednesday, hoping the...
    Japan's whaling fleet sets sail for Antarctic
    Japan's whaling fleet sets sail for Antarctic
    The main ship in Japan's whaling fleet set out for the Antarctic on Monday for its first hunt in the region since limping home with just over half...
    Torch supporters, protesters mark Japan relay
    Torch supporters, protesters mark Japan relay
    Crowds of Chinese students waving red flags and signs such as "One World, One Dream, One China" scuffled with pro-Tibet protesters in the latest...
    Smog smothers Japan, experts point to China
    Smog smothers Japan, experts point to China
    Smog is menacing Japanese cities for the first time in 30 years and cropping up in rural areas for the first time ever, alarming the government and...
    Strong quake hits central Japan, one killed, 110 hurt
    Strong quake hits central Japan, one killed, 110 hurt
    A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7,1 jolted the coastal area of central Japan on Sunday, killing at least one person and injuring around...
    Japan announces sanctions against North Korea
    Japan announces sanctions against North Korea
    Japan announced on Wednesday it would impose new sanctions on North Korea over this week's reported underground nuclear blast, while the reclusive...
    Japan prepares sanctions against North Korea
    Japan prepares sanctions against North Korea
    Japan is likely to announce new sanctions on North Korea later on Wednesday in response to its reported nuclear test this week, Tokyo television...
    UN to slap North Korea as nuclear test fears mount
    UN to slap North Korea as nuclear test fears mount
    World powers neared consensus on a statement warning North Korea against a nuclear test on Friday amid speculation that the secretive state might...