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Australian government says it will oppose Japan's whaling plan

Australian government says it will oppose Japan's whaling plan

The federal government in Australia has said that it will continue to oppose any whaling plans in Japan.

Mozilla launches mid-range KDDI Fx0 Firefox handset in Japan

Mozilla launches mid-range KDDI Fx0 Firefox handset in Japan

Mozilla has, in conjunction with Japanese wireless carrier KDDI, announced the launch of a mid-range, Firefox OS-powered smartphone - dubbed the Fx0 smartphone - in Japan.

Death numbers on rise after Japan’s Mount Ontake Volcano eruption

Death numbers on rise after Japan’s Mount Ontake Volcano eruption

More than 50 people died when Mount Ontake, second highest volcano in Japan at 3,067 meters (10,121 feet), erupted without warning on September 27.

Japan’s UniCare showcases hugging chair

Japan’s UniCare showcases hugging chair

Japan-based personal care equipment maker UniCare has launched a new chair that is capable of giving people hugs in order to fight loneliness.

Australia joins New Zealand to oppose renewed Japanese 2015 Whale Hunt in Antarctic

Australia joins New Zealand to oppose renewed Japanese 2015 Whale Hunt in Antarc

Japan's intention to resume whale hunting in the Antarctic despite a ruling by the top U. N. court topped the agenda at an international whaling conference.

Largest population of Centenarians is in Japan

Largest population of Centenarians is in Japan

According to a latest government estimate of Japan, the number of centenarians in the country has hit a record high of 58,820.

Dengue Outbreak in Tokyo After 70 years

Dengue has hit Japan after almost seven decades. The nation’s first outbreak of

Dengue has hit Japan after almost seven decades. The nation's first outbreak of dengue fever has been tracked in one of the Tokyo's most famous public park, 'Yoyogi'.

Japan to bring Gundam Robot Back to Life

Japan to bring Gundam Robot Back to Life

A team of engineers in Japan is endeavoring to revive a giant 18m-tall Gundam robot statue by 2019. The stint is part of the Gundam Global Challenge (GGC).

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Research to study perception of insects as food in Australia

A group of researchers are planning to conduct a research study into the perception of insects as food among consumers in Australia.

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