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George Nishiyama

George Nishiyama

    China dumplings spark food scare in Japan
    China dumplings spark food scare in Japan
    Dozens more people in Japan on Thursday said they fell sick after eating Chinese-made food, a day after Japanese food companies recalled pesticide-contaminated dumplings from China that made 10 people sick....
    Japan PM to stay after poll defeat, gridlock looms
    Japan PM to stay after poll defeat, gridlock looms
    Hawkish Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed to stay in his post despite a crushing defeat for his ruling camp in an upper house election, but...
    Japan quake victims take shelter, mudslides feared
    Japan quake victims take shelter, mudslides feared
    More than 12 000 people took refuge in evacuation centres in north-west Japan on Tuesday after an earthquake the previous day flattened homes,...
    Technology enables instant tsunami alerts
    Technology enables instant tsunami alerts
    Hardly any Japanese felt the earthquake in the distant north Pacific this week, but anyone watching television saw a tsunami warning almost...