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Verdy announce Gary White as new manager

Japan: Sports - 22 min 20 sec ago
Former Hong Kong head coach Gary White has been appointed as the new manager of Tokyo Verdy, the club announced on Wednesday.The 44-year-old UEFA Pro ...

2 months’ jail for serial molester who preyed on women on buses

Singapore: Today - 1 hour 3 min ago
Wong Pei Ting52 min 30 sec agoSINGAPORE — A man who repeatedly molested women on public buses this year by touching

Media-savvy One Championship attracting fighters

Japan: Sports - 1 hour 57 min ago
Martial arts promotion One Championship is perhaps one of the most rapidly-growing sports properties in the world and hopes one day to become the biggest ...

World champion Kento Momota makes short work of Sameer Verma

Japan: Sports - 2 hours 1 min ago
World badminton champion Kento Momota made a lightning start at the BWF World Tour Finals in China on Wednesday, rampaging past India’s overwhelmed Sameer Verma ...

Raptors hand Clippers worst loss of season

Japan: Sports - 2 hours 2 min ago
Kyle Lowry was in a funk right along with his Toronto Raptors. He had a combined 15 points in his last five games while the ...

Oakland sues NFL, Raiders over move to Las Vegas

Japan: Sports - 2 hours 3 min ago
The city of Oakland has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit trying to recover damages for the Raiders’ upcoming move to Las Vegas.The suit filed Tuesday ...

Ticket sales brisk despite Takanoiwa scandal

Japan: Sports - 2 hours 4 min ago
Once again, sumo finds itself embroiled in a violence scandal.It is of course depressing that the sport can’t seem to get out of its own ...

Nihon University admits nepotism in entrance exams

News from Japan - 2 hours 41 min ago
Nihon University on Wednesday owned up to nepotism in their admissions process, adding to the growing number of medical schools known to have been treating ...

Japanese-language tests for new visa to be held in at least seven countries

News from Japan - 2 hours 57 min ago
The Foreign Ministry plans to hold Japanese-language tests in at least seven countries for a new type of work visa, in line with the introduction ...

6 things to know before the opening bell

America: CNN - 3 hours 10 sec ago
Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

TODAY's evening brief for Wednesday, Dec 12

Singapore: Today - 3 hours 6 min ago
57 min 20 sec ago

Animator Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind’ to be adapted into kabuki production

Japan: Culture - 3 hours 18 min ago
Oscar-winning Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki’s animated movie “Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind” will be adapted into a kabuki production next year in a ...

Detecting child prostitution an increasingly difficult task, survey suggests

News from Japan - 3 hours 22 min ago
More than half of youths involved in child prostitution last year in the nation’s three biggest metropolitan areas showed no signs of delinquency, had no ...

In 2018, art came via many anniversaries in Japan

Japan: Culture - 3 hours 30 min ago
This year saw a lot of anniversaries in Japan. It was 1868 when Crown Prince Mutsuhito became the Emperor Meiji, the official policy of national ...

Shared spaces, locally produced goods and everyday objects

Japan: Culture - 3 hours 31 min ago
Making physical connections with people, whether via large-scale events and spaces or design concepts, and a continued celebration of traditional crafts, appeared to be a ...

Dōkyonin wa Hiza, Tokidoki, Atama no Ue Anime's New Promos Unveil More Cast

Anime News Network - 3 hours 36 min ago
Tomokazu Sugita, Hisako Tōjō, Megumi Toyoguchi, Daisuke Ono join cast

Kanji of the year, meaning ‘disaster,’ symbolizes 2018 amid natural and human calamities

News from Japan - 3 hours 36 min ago
The kanji sai (災, disaster) was picked as the Chinese character best describing this year’s social mood in Japan, amid a string of natural and man-made ...

TOC’s Terry Xu and another man to be charged with criminal defamation over article alleging corruption

Singapore: Today - 3 hours 38 min ago
Janice Lim1 hour 33 min agoSINGAPORE — The chief editor of socio-political website The Online Citizen (TOC), Mr

Kim Jong Un unlikely to visit South Korea before end of the year, Moon’s office says

Asia/Pacific - 3 hours 53 min ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is not expected to visit the South before the end of the year, South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s office ...

Japan and South Korea foreign ministers hold phone talks amid frayed ties

News from Japan - 4 hours 4 min ago
The foreign ministers of Japan and South Korea held phone talks Wednesday to discuss bilateral ties, which have been tested in recent rulings by South ...

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