Japanese girl, three, starves to death after her mother left her alone for eight days

Japanese girl, three, starves to death after her mother left her alone for eight days so she could visit her boyfriend 600 miles away Saki Kakehashi, 24, from Tokyo, told police she thought ‘it would be alright’ She left her daughter Noa at their apartment and went to Kagoshima Prefecture Kakehashi had gone to visit … Read more Japanese girl, three, starves to death after her mother left her alone for eight days

Carlos Ghosn ‘wired £650,000 to firm run by man who smuggled him out of Japan’

Former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn wired more than £650,000 to a company linked to one of the men accused of helping smuggle him out of Japan in a box last year, prosecutors said in a new court filing. Prosecutors filed documents Tuesday detailing two wire transfers made by Ghosn in October 2019 as … Read more Carlos Ghosn ‘wired £650,000 to firm run by man who smuggled him out of Japan’

Penguins can fire their faeces with such power they reach more than FOUR FEET away

Penguins can fire their faeces out of their rectum with such power they reach more than FOUR FEET away, scientists find Penguins have a high ‘rectal pressure’ that can expel excrement some distance This lets them keep themselves and their nests from getting soiled with guano  Experts from Japan calculated just how far Humboldt penguins … Read more Penguins can fire their faeces with such power they reach more than FOUR FEET away

Volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean is experiencing a ‘growth spurt’

Volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean is experiencing a ‘growth spurt’ – adding nearly 500 feet of land in under a month Nishinoshimay, a volcanic island,  sits some 600 miles south of Tokyo, Japan  Experts observed multiple eruptions since May that have added to its land mass Since June, some 500 feet has been added … Read more Volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean is experiencing a ‘growth spurt’

Japan launches new 223mph N700S bullet train that can escape to safety in the event of an earthquake

Japan launches new 223mph bullet train that can ‘escape’ to safety in the event of an earthquake The N700S serves the Tokaido Shinkansen line which connects Tokyo with Osaka and Kobe It became the world’s first high-speed line when the first bullet trains began running on it on October 1, 1964  The train has an … Read more Japan launches new 223mph N700S bullet train that can escape to safety in the event of an earthquake

Brad Pitt calls face masks ‘considerate’ during a pre-coronavirus trip to Japan

Brad Pitt raved about the benefits of wearing face masks at pre-coronavirus trip to Japan last year: ‘I don’t know why we don’t do that’ By Deirdre Simonds For Dailymail.com Published: 16:40 BST, 5 July 2020 | Updated: 16:41 BST, 5 July 2020 Brad Pitt proved to be ahead of the curve in a recently resurfaced … Read more Brad Pitt calls face masks ‘considerate’ during a pre-coronavirus trip to Japan

12 feared dead and 13 missing as torrential rain lashes western Japan

More than a dozen people are feared dead and 13 others are missing in western Japan after record heavy rain triggered massive floods and landslides, forcing authorities to issue evacuation orders for more than 76,000 residents.   The nation’s weather agency downgraded rain warnings by one notch from the highest emergency level in Kumamoto and Kagoshima on … Read more 12 feared dead and 13 missing as torrential rain lashes western Japan

Kim Jong-un is seen for the first time in a month

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has ended a month-long absence from public view as he appeared at a meeting of the country’s political bureau on Thursday.  Kim, thought to be 36, used the meeting to praise North Korea‘s ‘shining success’ in fighting coronavirus as the Hermit Kingdom continues to deny having a single case.  The … Read more Kim Jong-un is seen for the first time in a month

World’s biggest shark found to have ‘armored eyes’ lined with nearly 3,000 TEETH

World’s biggest shark is found to have ‘armored eyes’ lined with nearly 3,000 TEETH that protect its vision because the species lacks eyelids Using ultrasounds, a team found whale sharks have teeth lining their eyes Nearly 3,000 teeth were found on each eye that protect its vision The whale shark can also retract 50 percent … Read more World’s biggest shark found to have ‘armored eyes’ lined with nearly 3,000 TEETH

The worst is yet to come: World Health Organization warns

The worst of the Covid-19 pandemic is ‘yet to come’, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. WHO director Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus claimed the spread of the virus was actually speeding up, despite lockdowns being loosened around the world. He said countries like South Korea, China, Germany, Singapore and Japan had shown there is a … Read more The worst is yet to come: World Health Organization warns