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Kyoko Hasegawa

Kyoko Hasegawa

    New radioactive leaks at Japan's Fukushima
    New radioactive leaks at Japan's Fukushima
    Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) said on Tuesday the leak was believed to be continuing at Fukushima and that it had not yet pinpointed...
    Japan plans Cabinet reshuffle to cool China island row
    Japan plans Cabinet reshuffle to cool China island row
    Yoshihiko Noda is expected to elevate Makiko Tanaka, a woman with pro-Beijing credentials, into the Cabinet, a symbolic move to signal Tokyo's...
    Japan PM resigns after US base row
    Japan PM resigns after US base row
    Japan's centre-left Prime Minister, Yukio Hatoyama, tearfully resigned on Wednesday, just nine months after a stunning election win, his brief...
    Cyborg-walkers stride toward Japan's robotics future
    Cyborg-walkers stride toward Japan's robotics future
    Three Japanese cyborg lookalikes turned heads on busy Tokyo streets and subway trains on Monday as they made their way to a robotics conference on...
    Japanese lawmaker defects in blow to 'old guard'
    Japanese lawmaker defects in blow to 'old guard'
    A senior lawmaker defected from Japan's ruling party on Tuesday, denouncing beleaguered Prime Minister Taro Aso as an "old-guard crony" and casting...
    Japan troops search ravaged resort after killer quake
    Japan troops search ravaged resort after killer quake
    Hundreds of troops armed with shovels and power-saws sifted through the splintered remains of a resort hotel in Japan Sunday in search of survivors...
    More honours for Thought Leader
    More honours for Thought Leader
    Hot on the heels of winning blog of the year at the SA Blog Awards, the Mail & Guardian Online's
    Thought Leader wins blog of the year
    Thought Leader wins blog of the year
    The Mail & Guardian Online's Thought Leader, where...
    Toshiba concedes defeat in DVD format war
    Toshiba concedes defeat in DVD format war
    Japan's Toshiba conceded defeat on Tuesday to rival Sony in a long-running DVD format war, ending consumer confusion but leaving about one million...
    Japanese craft makes landmark asteroid landing
    Japanese craft makes landmark asteroid landing
    A Japanese spacecraft successfully landed on a far-away asteroid on Saturday for a second time and almost certainly collected the first-ever...
    Reviving a dying culture through eco-tourism
    Reviving a dying culture through eco-tourism
    As he escorts yet more visitors through Shari, a town of fish and icebergs on the northern tip of Japan, tour guide Yoshiji Ishii stops and folds...
    Japanese zoo proves hit with walk on wild side
    Japanese zoo proves hit with walk on wild side
    Surrounded by a crowd of admirers, 24-year-old Jack has no idea how close his home came to being shut down a decade ago as he dangles from a rope,...