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Harumi Ozawa

Harumi Ozawa

    Japan condom makers hope for 2020 Olympic lift
    Japan condom makers hope for 2020 Olympic lift
    Japanese condom makers are ramping up preparations ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games,...
    Japanese minister resigns over insensitive comments
    Japanese minister resigns over insensitive comments
    Japan's economy, trade and industry minister resigned on Saturday over his comments about radiation contamination in crisis-hit Fukushima, Japanese...
    Japan plugs leak from nuclear plant
    Japan plugs leak from nuclear plant
    Workers at Japan's crippled atomic power plant on Wednesday plugged a hole spewing highly radioactive water into the ocean, boosting efforts to...
    Rescuers search for injured after strong quake in Japan
    Rescuers search for injured after strong quake in Japan
    Rescue teams searched in dense fog and rain on Thursday for victims of a powerful earthquake in northern Japan that left more than 120 people...
    G8 business chiefs spar over climate change
    G8 business chiefs spar over climate change
    World business chiefs gathered in Tokyo on Thursday to discuss ways to tackle global warming as transatlantic tensions emerged over how far...
    Japanese whaling ship attacked by activists
    Japanese whaling ship attacked by activists
    Militant environmentalists hurled stinging acid for more than an hour onto a Japanese whaling ship off Antarctica on Monday, hurting three crew...
    In Japan, laughter to be measured by 'aH'
    In Japan, laughter to be measured by 'aH'
    Japanese professor Yoji Kimura believes laughter is a weapon that in healthy doses can end the world's wars. The only problem is finding a way to...
    Sony scrambles to contain growing battery troubles
    Sony scrambles to contain growing battery troubles
    Japan's Sony, scrambling to contain the fall-out from widening defective battery problems, launched a global replacement programme after China's...
    Author of Japanese suicide manual has no regrets
    Author of Japanese suicide manual has no regrets
    Wataru Tsurumi sparked outrage more than a decade ago with his handbook on how to commit suicide. Now, he says, Japan is finally addressing an...
    Japanese space programme hit by new setback
    Japanese space programme hit by new setback
    A Japanese spacecraft that failed on its landmark mission to collect asteroid samples suffered a new setback on Wednesday with its return to Earth...