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'A touch of danger:' The Japanese fashion tribe keeping rock 'n' roll alive

Added: 16.08.2017 6:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

Big hair, leather jackets and a touch of danger -- these were photographer Denny Renshaw's first impressions of Japan's "Roller-Zoku" gangs.


'Earthquake-proof' building anchored by a giant curtain of cables

Added: 15.08.2017 2:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

Located on the most active earthquake belt in the world, the island nation of Japan is constantly shaking, or bracing itself for the next big quake.

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Guam, Japan prepare for possible North Korea missile launch

Added: 13.08.2017 6:03 | 2 views | 0 comments

North Korean military figures are putting the final touches on a plan to fire four missiles into the waters around the US-territory of Guam, to be presented to leader Kim Jong Un within days.


Your questions about North Korea answered

Added: 11.08.2017 0:53 | 2 views | 0 comments

What are the chances of a peaceful resolution between US and North Korea? Is a war really imminent? How do people in South Korea and Japan feel about the situation?


Hawaii: First state to prepare for nuclear attack

Added: 10.08.2017 0:49 | 4 views | 0 comments

Mitsuko Heidtke shakes her head in disbelief after hearing that Hawaii is now the first US state to prepare for the possibility of a nuclear strike by North Korea. She lives on the island of Oahu now, but 72 years ago she was in Hiroshima, Japan.


Intimate shots of Japan's geisha apprentices

Added: 10.08.2017 0:05 | 3 views | 0 comments

Gaining access into the enigmatic world of Japan's modern-day geishas is no easy task, but award-winning French photographer Philippe Marinig has managed to pull off just that.


US to China: Set rules on South China Sea

Added: 08.08.2017 6:40 | 1 views | 0 comments

The US, Australia and Japan have promised to continue "freedom of navigation" operations in the South China Sea and called on Beijing to endorse a legally binding code of conduct over the disputed region.


How Japan's 'nature architecture' evolved

Added: 07.08.2017 3:18 | 1 views | 0 comments

In Japan, the line between nature and the built environment is a blurred one and the country's leading architects are using this concept to create innovative and cutting-edge designs.

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US scrambles amid confusion over North Korea policy

Added: 02.08.2017 9:34 | 5 views | 0 comments

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads to Asia later this week for a regional meeting on security issues, which is expected to be attended by ministers from North Korea, China, South Korea and Japan.


Can Japan survive without immigrants?

Added: 02.08.2017 2:43 | 4 views | 0 comments

Demolition worker Yuichi Aoki's face creases up when he thinks about Japan's future.


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