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Osaka Inland Quake Occurs near Active Fault: Meteorological Agency

June 18, 2018

Tokyo- The 6.1-magnitude earthquake in northern Osaka Prefecture on Monday morning occurred “very close” to the Arima-Takatsuki fault zone, where a 7.5-magnitude quake happened in 1596, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. The latest temblor was the first to register

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Death Sought for Japanese Man in Murder of Vietnamese Girl

June 18, 2018

Chiba- Public prosecutors demanded the death penalty on Monday for a Japanese man accused of murdering a Vietnamese elementary school girl in the city of Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo, in March last year and abandoning her body. In

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Abe Vows to Restore Quake-Damaged Western Japan Infrastructure

June 18, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed Monday to make all-out efforts to restore critical infrastructure damaged by a powerful earthquake that hit western Japan areas in the morning. “The government will do all it can to restore public transport,

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Important Cultural Assets Suffer Damage from Osaka Quake

June 18, 2018

Kyoto/Nara- A strong earthquake that rocked Osaka Prefecture and its surrounding areas in western Japan Monday morning caused damage to cultural properties in the neighboring prefectures of Kyoto and Nara. The Taian teahouse, a national treasure in the town of

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Commuting Students, Workers Thrown into Confusion by Osaka Quake

June 18, 2018

Osaka- A large number of commuting workers and students were thrown into confusion by a major earthquake that jolted Osaka and other parts of western Japan during the morning rush hour on Monday. The quake, with an estimated magnitude of

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Abe Asks Ruling Bloc to Discus Diet Biz Extension

June 18, 2018

Tokyo- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on the ruling coalition Monday to examine the idea of extending the ongoing ordinary session of the Diet, currently set to end on Wednesday. “I hope for sufficient discussions (on the extension) at both

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JR Hokkaido Seeks Public Aid to Loss-Making Lines

June 18, 2018

Sapporo- Hokkaido Railway Co., or JR Hokkaido, Sunday called for public financial assistance to some of its loss-making rail lines that the company finds it difficult to maintain on its own. The company said it needs financial assistance from the

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Kyushu Electric Restarts Genkai No. 4 Nuclear Reactor

June 18, 2018

Genkai, Saga Pref.- Kyushu Electric Power Co. said Sunday that the No. 4 reactor at its Genkai nuclear plant in southwestern Japan reached criticality, a self-sustained nuclear fission chain reaction, Saturday night following its restart earlier in the day. The

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