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Moomin fairytale amusement park opens near Tokyo

An amusement park themed on the world of Finland's Moomin fairytale characters opened Saturday in Saitama Prefecture near Tokyo, aiming to attract 1 million...

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Dancing squid in Japan

In Japan, Dancing Squid is a Dish you don`t want to miss. The squid in the Japanese dish "katsu ika odori don" aren't alive, but...

Downtown Free Ride Bus in Tokyo

Getting around Tokyo sometimes costs more than you expect! When you want to see around and get to one place to another, you may...

The Heavenly View from Tokyo Sky Tree

The Tokyo Skytree (東京スカイツリー) is a television broadcasting tower and landmark of Tokyo. It is the centerpiece of the Tokyo Skytree Town in the...

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Mitsuike Park : One of Top 100 Hanami Spot in Japan 三ッ池公園

Located in a residential area somewhere between Shin-Yokohama and Tsurumi and accessible by bus only, Mitsuike Koen will not disappoint anyone like me who...

Yokohama Cosmo World Amusement Park

Yokohama Cosmo World is an amusement park in the center of the Minato Mirai district, and includes the giant Ferris wheel that is a...

“Kinkakuji” the Golden Pavillion

Kinkakuji Temple is probably Kyoto’s most famous sight. Covered in glittering gold leaf, the pavilion dazzles admirers as it shimmers in the sunlight over...

War & Crime

Video of Niigata high school student being bullied goes viral on social media

A video of a first-year high school student in Niigata Prefecture being attacked by a group of schoolmates was posted online and went viral...

Transport ministry employee arrested for filming up girl’s skirt on train

A 43-year-old employee of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has been arrested for allegedly using his smartphone to film up the...

Mother arrested for hitting 6-year-old daughter with futon beater

Police in Koga, Ibaraki Prefecture, said Saturday they have arrested a 35-year-old woman on suspicion of abusing her six-year-old daughter by hitting her with...

World

India’s richest man comes to the rescue of younger brother

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man, intervened to prevent his younger brother Anil from going to jail by writing a very large check. Mukesh, 61, helped...

Australia politics: Division over immigration policies

The man arrested for the mosque attacks in New Zealand is from Australia. Some mainstream politicians are being blamed for further inciting a growing...

Algeria risks further political unrest as protests persist

More anti-government protests are under way in Algeria as the country marks its 57th anniversary of the war of independence. This time medical students...

Politics

Theresa May’s Brexit deal suffers new blow

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans were thrown into further turmoil on Monday when the speaker of Parliament ruled that she could not...

Russia marks five years since annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea

Russia's President Vladimir Putin marks the fifth anniversary of Moscow's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine with a visit to the Black Sea peninsula on...

Algerian president abandons bid for 5th term, cancels election

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika abandoned his bid for a fifth term in power this week. But he also canceled the presidential election that had...

Tech

Chinese owned social network spreads to U.S.

The mobile app taking the social media world by storm this year is China's very own TikTok. And it's not only in China where...

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C Programming Tutorial #33, Transpose a matrix

This c program prints transpose of a matrix. It is obtained by interchanging rows and columns of a matrix. For example if a matrix...

Science

Toyota and JAXA plan to send space rover to the moon in 2029

Toyota Motor Corp. said Tuesday it will jointly develop a rover to be sent to the moon in 2029, amid fierce global competition to...

SpaceX Dragon capsule ends test flight with ocean splashdown

An unmanned SpaceX capsule has successfully splashed down into the Atlantic Ocean after a short-term stay on the International Space Station (ISS). The return...

SpaceX tests new astronaut capsule in space

SpaceX has launched its astronaut capsule into space for the first time. The unmanned test flight was a major step forward for the company...

Health

Philippines measles outbreak kills at least 136

Since the Philippine government declared a measles outbreak on February 6, more Filipino children are getting sick from the disease. According to the health...

Japan approves world-first trial using iPS cells to treat spinal cord injuries

The health ministry on Monday approved the world's first clinical test in which artificially derived stem cells will be used to treat patients with...

China’s first baby born from transplanted womb

A woman who underwent the successful transplantation of a womb donated by her mother in 2015 gave birth to a healthy baby boy in...

Sports

Qatar 2022 World Cup: FIFA defers expansion decision

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has been pushing for a 48-team tournament in 2022. The possibility of host Qatar sharing the event with its neighbours...

Ronaldo’s hat trick sends Juve into Champions League quarterfinals

Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed a hat trick against his favourite victims as Juventus stormed back from a two-goal first-leg deficit to beat Atletico Madrid 3-0...

US women’s football team players sue over gender discrimination

Just three months before the US women's football team goes off to defend its title at the FIFA Women's World Cup, all its players...