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Japan searches for survivors as Typhoon Hagibis death toll hits 56

Oct 14, 2019 - 8:09 PM

Rescue work that is continuing into the night risks being hampered by additional rain falling in central and eastern Japan that officials warn could cause fresh flooding and landslides

AFTERMATH. Japan Self-Defense Forces evacuate residents from a flooded area during search and rescue operations in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis in Marumori, Miyagi prefecture on October 14, 2019. Photo by Jiji Press//AFP

The week in photos: November 10-16, 2018

Nov 17, 2018 - 1:32 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

FASCINATING. Russia's Tiffani Zagorski (left) and Jonathan Guerreiro perform during the ice dance free dance event at the figure skating NHK Trophy in Hiroshima on November 11, 2018. (Photo by Martin Bureau/AFP

Japan broadcaster mistakenly flashes missile alert

Jan 16, 2018 - 8:05 PM

After just 5 minutes, NHK admits the alert was sent in error

Stasiun televisi NHK meminta maaf karena reporternya tewas akibat kelelahan bekerja

Oct 08, 2017 - 3:03 PM

Miwa Sado tewas karena kelebihan jam kerja selama 159 jam dalam satu bulan

TEWAS. Reporter politik stasiun berita NHK Jepang Miwa Sado tewas pada Juli 2013 akibat kelelahan saat bekerja. Ia tewas usai bekerja selama 159 jam di bulan itu sehingga menyebabkan gagal jantung. Foto diambil dari harian The Guardian

Japanese reporter died after 159 hours of overtime

Oct 06, 2017 - 12:17 PM

(UPDATED) The case has again highlighted the Japanese problem of 'karoshi' – meaning death from overwork – and is an embarrassing revelation for NHK, which has campaigned against the nation's long-hours culture

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Nov 22, 2016 - 2:12 PM

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Strong quake hits Japan, triggers Fukushima tsunami

Nov 22, 2016 - 6:38 AM

UPDATED There are no signs immediate signs of widespread damage and only a handful of minor injuries are reported but people along the coast are badly shaken

Japan's Meteorological Agency official Koji Nakamura gives a briefing following a 6.9-magnitude earthquake that hit the country's northeast, in Tokyo on November 22, 2016. Jiji Press/AFP

Japan to give P16M for PTV4 improvement

Jun 17, 2016 - 8:32 PM

Incoming PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar says he is eyeing a former executive of ABS CBN to become PTV4 s news director

CHANGE IS COMING. New programs will be introduced to state-run PTV4 after Japan agrees to give P16 million for its improvement.

Scores trapped as Japan quakes toll hits 41

Apr 16, 2016 - 8:34 AM

7th UPDATE A spokesperson says nearly 1 000 people have been hurt 184 of them seriously

Members of Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and police rescuers run through debris of collapsed houses as they head for a rescue work in Mashiki, Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, 16 April 2016, after a strong magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit southwestern Japan in the early morning. Photo by Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

Ex-Toshiba boss grilled over falsified financial report – media

Mar 19, 2016 - 4:49 PM

Japan s market watchdog suspects former Toshiba president Hisao Tanaka was aware of the profit padding but did not intervene

epa04855307 Toshiba Corp president Hisao Tanaka attends a press conference at the company headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, 21 July 2015. Toshiba Corp president Hisao Tanaka announced he steps down after a third-party panel found the company had inflated its profits by 151.8 billion yen (1.22 billion dollars) over seven years. The panel said Tanaka and his predecessors - Norio Sasaki, who serves as vice chairman, and Atsutoshi Nishida - exerted pressure on subordinates to increase profits in the computer business. EPA/FRANCK ROBICHON

North Korea says rocket launch as early as Sunday

Feb 06, 2016 - 6:28 PM

UPDATED The launch can be anytime between February 7 and 14 instead of the original plan of launching between February 8 and 25

MISSILE READY. The North Korean government says they are ready to launch a rocket anytime between February 7 and February 14. File photo by AFP/KCNA VIA KNS

North Korea may be preparing separate missile launch – NHK

Feb 04, 2016 - 10:25 AM

Japan s NHK television citing diplomatic sources it did not identify reports that it has been confirmed that a mobile launch pad in North Korea s eastern coastal area was on the move

2012 LAUNCH. A photo released by the North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on December 13, 2012 shows a monitor screen image of the launch of the communist country's long-range Unha-3 rocket, which successfully put a satellite into orbit, from the Sohae Space Center in Cholsan County, North Pyongang Province, North Korea on December 12, 2012. KCNA/EPA

Prince William dons samurai gear on Japan tour

Mar 01, 2015 - 8:14 AM

The young scion of the House of Windsor is immensely popular in Japan where people speak of his warmth and his easy manner with members of the public

SAMURAI PRINCE: Britain's Prince William wears samurai outfit as Japanese actress Mao Inoue in kimono looks on. AFP photo/NHK

ABS-CBN, NHK Japan tackle Filipino-Japanese sumo wrestler’s life

May 24, 2014 - 3:12 PM

It s the network s and NHK Japan s first co production venture

SUMO WRESTLER. The life story of Masunoyama Tomoharu is told via ABS-CBN and NHK Japan. Photo courtesy of ABS-CBN

Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits western Japan

Apr 13, 2013 - 8:34 AM

Two people injured but no risk of tsunami

Giant squid filmed in Pacific depths: Japan scientists

Jan 10, 2013 - 7:21 AM

Scientists and broadcasters said Monday January 7 they have captured footage of an elusive giant squid up to eight meters 26 feet long that roams the depths of the Pacific Ocean

This video image, taken from footage by NHK and Discovery Channel in July, 2012 and released on January 7, 2013 shows a giant squid, up to eight meters (26 feet) long, holding a bait squid in its arms against the backdrop of dark oceanic depths at a depth of 630 meters (2,067 feet) in the sea near Ogasawara islands, 1,000km south of Tokyo. AFP PHOTO / NHK / NEP / DISCOVERY CHANNEL

K-pop acts dropped from Japan year-end music show

Nov 27, 2012 - 2:02 PM

Taxpayer funded broadcaster NHK insisted politics had played no role in the selection of performers for the New Year s Eve broadcast

Girls Generation at an event in Hong Kong, January 2012. AFP FILE PHOTO / LAURENT FIEVET