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Mari Yamaguchi

Mari Yamaguchi

    Race heats up for Japan ruling-party leadership
    Race heats up for Japan ruling-party leadership
    Candidates seeking to become Japan's next prime minister laid out their policies on Sunday in a bid to win the support of members of their ruling...
    Now even false teeth are recycled
    Now even false teeth are recycled
    Old dentures can be stained and unsightly, but for a project raising money for charity, they're a potential gold mine.
    Scandal-hit Japanese minister attempts suicide
    Scandal-hit Japanese minister attempts suicide
    Japan's Agricultural Minister attempted to hang himself amid a scandal over his use of official funds, media reports said on Monday. Toshikatsu...
    North Korea nuclear talks remain stalled
    North Korea nuclear talks remain stalled
    Delegates to talks on disarming North Korea's nuclear programme voiced their impatience on Wednesday that the negotiations remained stalled over a...
    Probe starts into horror Japanese train crash
    Probe starts into horror Japanese train crash
    A packed commuter train jumped the tracks in western Japan on Monday and hurtled into an apartment complex, killing 54 people and injuring more...
    More typhoon deaths reported in Japan
    More typhoon deaths reported in Japan
    The death toll from Japan's deadliest typhoon in more than a decade rose to 77 on Friday as rescue workers digging through sludge from mudslides...