Boats full of dead from North Korea continue to arrive in Japan [ENG]

Dozens of bodies have arrived mysteriously on Japanese shores during the past weeks, and all the evidence points to North Korea. At least 40 bodies of about 15 “ghost” ships (without live crew) have been washed along the west coast of Japan since November, according to figures from Japanese authorities.…

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5 things that unite Japan and Spain – Aki Monogatari

They are ancient cultures, they are territories separated by thousands of kilometers and apparently have little in common. Japan is the Far East, a set of islands distinguished by having spent many centuries isolated from the rest of the world cultivating itself; Spain is part of a peninsula where Europe…

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Japanese capitalism: getting rid of exotic looks

The 1970 Osaka International Exposition served as a showcase for the triumphant Japanese capitalism, ready to flood the international market with transistors and automobiles. Its annual growth rate remained at 5%, far from the wild 10% of the 1950s, but high enough for some Western leaders to raise the alarm.…

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Emperor Akihito of Japan announces his abdication

Emperor Akihito of Japan will abdicate on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, ending the Heisei era. His son, Crown Prince Naruhito, will ascend to the Chrysanthemum Throne on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Translation in English: twitter.com/Cheesemeister3k/status/936561861394231296

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Cheap houses dyed death in Japan

In the organized Japan, the tragic high suicide rate has given rise to the creation of a well-known real estate market Jiko bukken (properties that are hilly in Japanese). These are homes that have been the scene of a violent death and are difficult to rent or sell.

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