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  • Several held over 2016 Fukuoka gold bar theft May 22, 2017
    Police round up several suspects in last year’s gold bar heist in Fukuoka, closing in on fake cops who made off with the ¥700 million haul. The post Several held over 2016 Fukuoka gold bar theft appeared first on The Japan Times. […]
  • Six Japanese being held in China over ‘illegal activities’ May 22, 2017
    China has thrown half a dozen Japanese into detention since March over illegal activities that might include spying, it is learned. The post Six Japanese being held in China over ‘illegal activities’ appeared first on The Japan Times. […]
  • Dollar falls to around ¥111.30 May 22, 2017
    The dollar fell to around ¥111.30 in Tokyo late Monday amid a jittery mood ahead of the release of a U.S. budget proposal Tuesday. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥111.29-30, down from ¥111.46-46 at the same time Friday. The euro was at $1.1171-1171, up from $1.1138-1140, and at ¥124.34-34, up from ¥124.15-17. Following […] The post Dollar falls to around ¥11 […]
  • Kisenosato suffers third loss; Hakuho, Harumafuji roll on May 22, 2017
    Yokozuna Kisenosato succumbed to his third loss at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday while Mongolian grand champions Hakuho and Harumafuji secured their ninth straight wins at Ryogoku Kokugikan. Kisenosato’s hope of a third straight championship was dealt a severe blow by Tochiozan (5-4). The yokozuna’s slap off the initial charge did not deter […] […]
  • Hawks’ Wada out for three months after elbow surgery May 22, 2017
    Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada will be out of action for about three months after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his pitching elbow, the Pacific League club said Monday. “I don’t want to tell him to rush (through the rehab),” skipper Kimiyasu Kudo said about the 36-year-old who had loose fragments removed at a hospital […] The post Hawk […]
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