MONDAY, MAY 25, 2015

Japan

  • Gap between rich and poor growing

    The gap between the rich and the poor keeps widening, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) says.

  • Intelligent Toilet

    Japan heading for toilet diplomacy

    Japan is readying to lift the lid on what could be its most effective global marketing gimmick yet: the high-tech toilet seat.

  • Asia tops biggest global school rankings

    The biggest ever global school rankings is published, with Asian countries in the top five places and African countries at the bottom.

  • Largest earthquakes in 115 years

    Here is a list of the largest earthquakes around the world since the 1900’s according to their intensity on Richter scale and casualties.

  • Abeconomics

    Tokyo's policy of pacifism coming under threat

    Shinzo Abe much heralded economic policy, dubbed as “Abenomics” by his enthusiastic supporters, had been able to lift the Nikkei to an all-time high in the last one-and-half decades. However, purses of the majority of the Japanese people still remain very tight.

  • Japan's renewable revolution at risk

    Japan survives surprisingly well without nuclear power for last four years.Following the Fukushima disaster in March 2011 all of Japan's 48 other nuclear reactors were shut down.

  • Japan concerned over violence in campaign

    Japan expresses concern over the recent violence during campaigning for the upcoming Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation elections.

  • Japan train sets new speed records

    A Japanese magnetic levitation train has broken its own world speed record, hitting 603km/h (374mph) in a test run near Mount Fuji.

  • Strong quake hits Japan, Taiwan

    A strong earthquake rattles Taiwan and small islands in the far south of Japan, official monitoring sites said, briefly prompting a warning for a 1-metre tsunami for the Okinawa island chain.

  • JAPAN: An all-weather friend of Bangladesh

    Japan recognised the People's Republic of Bangladesh on February 10th, 1972, soon after its independence. Japan was thus one of the

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