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Mayuko Ono

Corrected: Outnumbered and elderly, Okinawa protesters oppose U.S. military runway

08 Apr 2019

OKINAWA A month after Jinshiro Motoyama's five-day hunger strike forced a referendum over a new U.S. military runway on Japan's island of Okinawa, he came to bid farewell to a knot of protesters trying to block trucks heading for the building site.

Ghosn's defence team to monitor calls, surveillance footage while he awaits trial

08 Mar 2019

TOKYO No internet, no email and surveillance cameras to monitor his comings and goings. | Video

Olympics: Bach wants closer co-operation with Tokyo to ensure clean 2020 Games

24 Nov 2018

TOKYO International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said he wanted closer co-operation from Japanese officials to ensure the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games were the cleanest on record in terms of doping.

Boxing: Mayweather ready for Japan fight, whatever the rules

05 Nov 2018

TOKYO Floyd Mayweather has won world titles in five different weight classes and is 50-0 in an unparalleled boxing career but the American could be set for a stunning detour into the world of mixed martial arts after signing with Japanese promoters RIZIN Fighting Federation.

Boxing: Mayweather ready for Japan fight, whatever the rules

05 Nov 2018

TOKYO Floyd Mayweather has won world titles in five different weight classes and is 50-0 in an unparalleled boxing career but the American could be set for a stunning detour into the world of mixed martial arts after signing with Japanese promoters RIZIN Fighting Federation.

Honey the lonely dolphin, abandoned in Japanese aquarium, sparks public outcry

29 Aug 2018

TOKYO The plight of a lonely dolphin and dozens of penguins that have been abandoned in a derelict aquarium in Japan since the start of the year sparked protests this week, with activists and ordinary Japanese alike calling for the animals to be saved. | Video

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