The Score uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 7 °C Friday 25 April, 2014

Japan

# japan - Today’s News

SPONSORED

# japan - Yesterday’s News

From The Daily Edge Avril Lavigne responds to claims that her new video is racist: “LOLOLOL!!” Hello Kitty

Avril Lavigne responds to claims that her new video is racist: “LOLOLOL!!”

The video for Hello Kitty has been branded a “fetishisation” of Japanese culture.

# japan - Monday 21 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie It is illegal to have an affair in South Korea. But this website is offering them anyway Your Wife

It is illegal to have an affair in South Korea. But this website is offering them anyway

“Life is Short. Have an Affair,” says AshleyMadison.com.

# japan - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bird flu outbreak prompts chicken cull in Japan H5 Strain

Bird flu outbreak prompts chicken cull in Japan

No cases of humans contracting the disease who have eaten poultry or eggs have been recorded.

# japan - Monday 7 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge This hedgehog’s adorable paper makeovers will make you smile Cute-splosion

This hedgehog’s adorable paper makeovers will make you smile

His name is Marutaro and he likes experimenting with his look.

# japan - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: My life as an ex-pat and the joy of finally coming home Homeward Bound

Column: My life as an ex-pat and the joy of finally coming home

At the height of the recession, thousands of Irish people found employment and new lives abroad. Now, many are returning to Ireland, especially as the economy starts to get back on its feet, Matthew Jones writes.

# japan - Monday 31 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie UN court tells Japan to leave the whales alone Save The Whales

UN court tells Japan to leave the whales alone

Japanese Fisheries Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi last year vowed Japan would never stop whaling.

# japan - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying’ Nuclear Weapons

Column: ‘With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying’

As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.

# japan - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Can anyone explain what’s going on in this Japanese chewing gum ad? What The...
From The Daily Edge Spaghetti-flavoured ice pops are actually a thing Pasta Point Of No Return

Spaghetti-flavoured ice pops are actually a thing

In Japan, obviously. The HORROR.

From The Daily Edge Irish lad and his hurley crash Tokyo’s St. Patrick’s Day parade Chancer

# japan - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Japanese team’s goal celebration remembers tsunami anniversary

Players of J-League side Sanfrecce Hiroshima spelt out the date of the tragedy during an Asian Champions League game today.

# japan - Friday 7 March, 2014

From Business ETC Japan decides bitcoin isn’t a currency, but will be taxed Regulations

Japan decides bitcoin isn’t a currency, but will be taxed

Under the new regulations, the Japanese government will treat bitcoin like any other goods and services, and will tax any transactions made using it.

# japan - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From Business ETC Japan expected to impose taxes and regulations on bitcoin this week Crackdown

Japan expected to impose taxes and regulations on bitcoin this week

The country is expected to issue new guidelines on bitcoin this week which will prevent banks from opening accounts or serving as bitcoin exchanges

# japan - Monday 3 March, 2014

From Business ETC MtGox opens call centre after confirming €346 million bitcoin loss Talk It Out

MtGox opens call centre after confirming €346 million bitcoin loss

The call centre was opened after the company lost approximately 750,000 bitcoin in a possible theft last week.

# japan - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Legal action against real estate agents who faked being in love to sell houses Love At First Sale

Legal action against real estate agents who faked being in love to sell houses

This type of alleged deception is becoming more common, according to a consumer information centre in Japan.

# japan - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From Business ETC US and Japan investigating bitcoin exchange after reported theft Investigation

US and Japan investigating bitcoin exchange after reported theft

MtGox, one of the largest bitcoin exchanges in the world, went dark amid claims it lost $400 million in a theft that went unnoticed for years.

# japan - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Watch as this woman is caught up in a swarm of cute, fluffy bunnies Cutesplosion

# japan - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

From Business ETC Toyota recalls over a million hybrid cars, 700 in Ireland Total Recall

Toyota recalls over a million hybrid cars, 700 in Ireland

The recall on 700 Priuses is due to a software glitch.

# japan - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Heaviest snow in decades leaves 11 dead, over 1,000 injured in Japan Severe Weather

Heaviest snow in decades leaves 11 dead, over 1,000 injured in Japan

Most of the deaths involved road crashes and many of the injuries were caused by falls on the ice.

# japan - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Japan’s ‘Beethoven’ admits that he is a fraud Regrets

Japan’s ‘Beethoven’ admits that he is a fraud

Mamoru Samuragochi says he is “deeply sorry”.

# japan - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New stem cell discovery made – but Ireland “far behind” with legislation Mouse Blood

New stem cell discovery made – but Ireland “far behind” with legislation

Japanese researchers find a new way of generating stem cells, but experts in Ireland are calling for developments here.

# japan - Sunday 26 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Japanese bra only opens when it senses ‘true love’ True Love Tester

This Japanese bra only opens when it senses ‘true love’

Apparently you can sense true love, did you know that?

# japan - Saturday 25 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Japan’s Prime Minister defends “ancient practice” of dolphin hunting Taiji

Japan’s Prime Minister defends “ancient practice” of dolphin hunting

The annual catch and killing of dolphins at Taiji has sparked global criticism.

# japan - Monday 20 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Annual Japanese dolphin hunt documented in ‘The Cove’ begins amid US criticism Japan

Annual Japanese dolphin hunt documented in ‘The Cove’ begins amid US criticism

The hunt in the fishing village of Taiji in western Japan has come under international criticism and was the subject of the Academy Award-winning film “The Cove”.

# japan - Saturday 18 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Japanese fishermen capture dolphins ahead of slaughter Taiji

Japanese fishermen capture dolphins ahead of slaughter

Activists have streamed live footage of the capture online.

# japan - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie At least five killed in Japan plant explosion Deaths

At least five killed in Japan plant explosion

Twelve people have been injured, nine receiving minor injuries.

# japan - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge McDonald’s is now selling these disgusting looking cheese chips Ah Cheesus

McDonald’s is now selling these disgusting looking cheese chips

This extremely unappetising dish is only available in Japan, thankfully.

# japan - Friday 3 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge China’s ambassador to Britain compares Japanese militarism to Voldemort Horcrux

China’s ambassador to Britain compares Japanese militarism to Voldemort

Hasn’t anyone told him that he can’t be named?

# japan - Monday 30 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Germany urges Japan to deal ‘honestly’ with WWII past The Past

Germany urges Japan to deal ‘honestly’ with WWII past

Germany said it has tried to deal with its own actions during World War II and urged Japan and other countries to do likewise.

# japan - Friday 27 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie China gives Japan ‘severe reprimand’ over PM’s war shrine visit International Relations

China gives Japan ‘severe reprimand’ over PM’s war shrine visit

Before and during World War II Japanese forces swept through much of east Asia, and their treatment of both civilians and prisoners of war was often appalling.

# japan - Sunday 15 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Japanese diplomat stabbed five times in Yemen Yemen

Japanese diplomat stabbed five times in Yemen

The country’s capital has been the scene of a spate of attacks on foreigners recently.

# japan - Saturday 14 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Japanese man stole $185k to feed his cats a luxury diet of fresh fish and chicken Om Nom Nom

# japan - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge This Japanese car tyre commercial is the scariest advert you’ll ever see Aargh

This Japanese car tyre commercial is the scariest advert you’ll ever see

Don’t watch it if you’re prone to frights.

# japan - Monday 2 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about the sentencing of Thomas Byrne, arrests over the Phoenix Park murder and more ‘top up’ revelations.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From Business ETC Japan ends 12-year-ban and reopens its market to Irish beef Irish Beef

Japan ends 12-year-ban and reopens its market to Irish beef

But all is not well in the beef sector, warns the ICSA.

# japan - Sunday 1 December, 2013

From Business ETC Taoiseach arrives in Japan for five day trade trip Tokyo

Taoiseach arrives in Japan for five day trade trip

Enda Kenny will hold talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe along with a round of business meetings in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka.

# japan - Saturday 30 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s the last day of November. Here’s everything you need to know this Saturday morning.

From Business ETC Kenny jets to Japan for five day visit aimed at building closer economic ties Eastern Promise

Kenny jets to Japan for five day visit aimed at building closer economic ties

The Taoiseach’s trip is aimed at improving business links in the ICT, financial services and agri-food sectors.

# japan - Thursday 28 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Japanese and South Korean planes fly through disputed Chinese air defence zone Diaoyus/Senkakus

Japanese and South Korean planes fly through disputed Chinese air defence zone

It brings to three the number of nations who have entered the airspace since Tuesday.

1 2 3 4 5