JLPT Officials Admit Rigging Exams For Asians Who Can Already Read Kanji

Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) officials have confirmed after an internal investigation that the organization altered entrance exams for more than a decade to...

FamilyMart Opens Store With Discount Retailer Donkey Hotel

TOKYO—Convenience store operator FamilyMart Uny Co Ltd has enhanced cooperation with Japan’s largest discounter, Donkey Hotel Co Ltd, opening a joint store in Tachikawa. FamilyMart,...

Japanese IT Company Launches ‘Faxbook’

A leading information technology company based in Osaka has announced the launch of its latest cutting edge project, "Faxbook", which is set to become...

Family Mart and Circle-K Combine To Deliver One Big FU To The People

Convenience store giants Family Mart and Circle-K Sankus (UNY) have announced they will merge to produce one huge FU to the people of Japan,...

Shikoku Nuclear Plant Restart Deemed to be Completely Safe

The Japanese government and nuclear regulation authorities have deemed the Ikata Nuclear Power Plant safe for restart despite sitting directly above a large mass...

Fault Line In NHK President’s Mental Reasoning Poses No Real Threat

A fault line discovered in NHK President Katsuto Momii’s mental reasoning just under the surface of his brain poses no real threat, according to...

TEPCO 20-Year Contract Extension For 104-year-old Technician Deemed “Safe”

TEPCO is planning to extend the contract of a 104-year-old technician working in a nuclear plant in North-eastern Japan by 20 years until the...

Bank Of Japan Starts Handing Out Bags Of Yen In Dark Alleys

The BOJ has started a new policy of handing out bags of cash in dark alleys in an attempt to weaken the yen. “By using...

Flawless Bowing Performance Gives Toshiba Executives Upper Hand

The public is now willing to forgive Toshiba executives for the $US1.2 billion scandal of inflating profits given the perfectly performed bow during a...

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