Category: Japan

Dark Side Of The Moon

Japan’s Ispace, Ready For The Moon

Landing a lunar rover payload on the Moon is an expensive and risky venture. Trying to create revenue streams from this sort of activity is arguably even riskier.

Akita dog

Russian skater Zagitova receives Akita dog

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday took part in a ceremony to present a Japanese Akita dog to Russia’s Olympic figure skating champion Alina Zagitova during a visit to Moscow.


Measles outbreak in Japan and Taiwan

More than 3,500 people in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung have been quarantined and are being monitored by the island’s health authorities after coming into contact with infected crew members of budget carrier Tigerair Taiwan, local media reported.

Oita landslide

1 dead, 5 missing after landslide in Oita Prefecture

A massive landslide engulfed houses in a tourist town in the southwestern Japan prefecture of Oita early Wednesday morning, leaving one person dead and five others unaccounted for and severing a road leading to the site, local authorities said.

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