Tag: Japan
World 25.01.24 | 11:15

Japan moon craft made successful pin-point landing, space agency says

Japan’s “Moon Sniper” craft landed around 55 metres from its target, the country’s space agency said today as it released the first images from the mission. The unmanned Smart Lander for Investigating Moon (SLIM), dubbed the “Moon Sniper” for its pin-point technology, had the goal of touching...

World 19.01.24 | 19:11

SLIM mission reaches the moon but is losing power due to solar cell issue, Japan’s space agency says

Japan’s “Moon Sniper” robotic explorer landed on the lunar surface, but the mission may end prematurely since the spacecraft’s solar cell is not generating electricity, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said. The agency said it is currently receiving a signal from the lander, which is communicating...

World 06.01.24 | 15:14

The confirmed death toll following the Japan earthquake has now reached 100.

The death toll resulting from the powerful earthquake along Japan’s west coast on New Year’s Day has climbed to 100, as announced by local authorities on Saturday. In the affected Ishikawa prefecture, 211 individuals are still reported missing. The government has mobilized additional troops...

World 02.01.24 | 16:51

The number of casualties continues to rise following the powerful earthquakes that rocked Japan

The devastating magnitude 7.6 earthquake that struck Japan on Monday resulted in at least 30 fatalities, primarily in Ishikawa Prefecture. Reports from Japanese television station NHK detailed significant damage in Wajima, where over 200 buildings were engulfed in flames, and 25 structures collapsed,...

World 01.01.24 | 11:33

Dramatic footage from Japan, more than 32,500 homes without electricity, the danger of a tsunami in Russia

More than 32,500 homes in Japan’s Ishikawa prefecture are without power after a strong earthquake and aftershocks hit the area today, Japan’s electricity utility said.

World 16.03.22 | 16:28

Strong earthquake hits near Fukushima, tsunami warning in effect

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.3 degrees on the Richter scale was reported near Japan, off the coast of Fukushima. The area is now under a tsunami watch. Fukushima was hit by a strong tsunami in 2011, which caused radioactive materials to flow out of the nuclear plant located near the coast, causing...

World 07.02.20 | 10:35

Japan cruiser drama: Number of passengers infected with the coronavirus grows to 61

The number of passengers who are infected with the coronavirus virus on the Diamond Princess cruiser in Japan rose to 61. There are more than 3.700 people on the ship, including three Macedonian citizens. The cruiser was quarantined in the Japanese port of Yokohama on Monday after one Chinese passenger...

Macedonia 06.02.20 | 15:42

Three Macedonian citizens are on board that quarantined cruiser

Three Macedonian citizens are on-board the cruiser that is quarantined off Japan, with the coronavirus spreading among its passengers. So far 20 passengers were diagnosed with the potentially deadly disease. The Japanese Foreign Ministry is in touch with the Macedonian Embassy in Tokyo.

Sport 11.01.19 | 17:06

Macedonian handball team beats Japan 38:29

Macedonia beat Japan in its first game of the World handball championship in Munich. Coach Raul Gonzales’ team was confident throughout the game against fast Japanese players and Borko Ristoski was excellent on goal, helping the team to a 38:29 win. Captain Kiril Lazarov, pivot Stojance Stoilov...

Handball 11.01.19 | 15:36

Handball World Cup starts: Macedonia-Japan match LIVE STREAM (LINK)

The match between Macedonia and Japan, played today starting 15:30h in Munich opens Group B matches in the World Men’s Handball Championship. Macedonia opens the championship with this duel, and the match will be broadcast by the state-owned Macedonian Television. However, if you are not in Macedonia...

World 02.01.19 | 14:31

Japan’s Emperor Akihito gives last New Year’s address

Japan’s Emperor Akihito delivered his final New Year’s address on Wednesday before his abdication later this year, telling tens of thousands of well-wishers that he was praying for peace. The Imperial Palace said more than 114,600 people had flocked to the royal residence by early Wednesday...

Life 18.12.18 | 13:49

Putin calendar outselling all its rivals in Japan

Vladimir Putin’s brand of hyper-masculinity appears to be having quite the effect on the women of Japan, after it emerged the Russian president’s 2019 calendar is outselling those of all country’s domestic celebrities. According to Loft, a popular Japanese store with exclusive rights for the calendar,...