A homeless man who racked up a ¥180,000 taxi fare from Tokyo to Osaka was arrested after revealing that he only had ¥6,000 to his name.
The National Police Agency sent a team of six judo instructors to teach martial arts to Afghan police officers at a training center in Turkey.
A 24-year-old Tochigi man was arrested for stealing 18 pairs of underwear from the home of a female high school student.
It was reported that mosquito nets made by Sumitomo Chemical Co. are partly responsible for the recent drastic decline in malaria deaths worldwide.
Bonus payment that beverage giant Kirin will award to all 21 members of Japan’s world championship women’s soccer team
Households that were unprepared for the switch from analog to digital TV broadcasting on July 24, according to newspaper reports
Percent of Japanese men and women in their early 30s, respectively, who are single, according to The Daily Yomiuri