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Whiteout Tokyo

It was 11 days later than usual but Tokyo enjoyed its first snow for the season, today. Kanto, Kanagawa and Koshin locals took to Twitter to share the snow pictures...

Japan hangs up on mobiles in favour of smartphones

A survey by the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry has revealed that mobile phone usage has dropped for the first time in Japan. The results, which separate mobile phones from...

Japan ends national election with a whimper, not a bang

Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) has won Japan’s 2012 national election with a landslide victory. Former Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda announced at a press conference at 11:20 that he...