Tunisia Attackers Given Life Sentence

Tunisia attackers given life sentence

A Tunisian court has handed down life sentences to seven people involved in two deadly attacks at a museum and a resort hotel in 2015.

The first attack, at the Bardo museum in the capital Tunis, left 22 dead. Three Japanese nationals were among the victims.

Osaka Man Given Death Sentence For Child Murders

Osaka man given death sentence for child murders

A court in Osaka has sentenced a man to death for the murders of a 13-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy.

48-year-old Koji Yamada was accused of suffocating the children from Neyagawa City in August 2015.

Road Rage Driver Given 18-year Sentence

Road rage driver given 18-year sentence

A court in Yokohama has sentenced a man to 18 years in prison for dangerous driving that caused 2 deaths.

The incident occurred in June last year on the Tomei Expressway. 26-year old Kazuho Ishibashi was accused of tailgating a van, overtaking it and forcing it to stop. The married couple inside were killed when a truck slammed into the back. Their 2 daughters were injured.

Former Yokozuna Asashoryu To Be Given Akita Puppy

Former yokozuna Asashoryu to be given Akita puppy

Former sumo grand champion Asashoryu will be given an Akita dog as a symbol of friendship between Japan and his native Mongolia.

Asashoryu, whose real name is Dolgorsurengiin Dagvadorj, is a special envoy for the Mongolian president and is in charge of strengthening ties with Japan.

Akita Puppy Given To Zagitova

Akita puppy given to Zagitova

Russian figure skater Alina Zagitova has been given an Akita puppy at a ceremony in Moscow attended by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Zagitova won the figure skating gold medal at the PyeongChang Olympics. She had asked her parents for an Akita dog if she did well at the Games.

Tokyo Buses To Be Given Alphanumeric Route Displays

Tokyo buses to be given alphanumeric route displaysThe Tokyo metropolitan government plans to introduce alphanumeric route displays for its bus services as early as in 2018, informed sources told Jiji Press on Tuesday.
The Tokyo government aims to attract more foreign users with the more accessible route displays ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. It also plans to call on other bus operators to follow suit.

People's Honor Award To Be Given To Kaori Icho

People's Honor Award to be given to Kaori IchoJapan's Kaori Icho, a four-time Olympic gold medalist in women's wrestling, is to receive the People's Honor Award.
Icho became the first woman to win 4 consecutive Olympic titles in an individual event when she took the gold in the 58-kilogram category in the Rio Olympics in August.

Honda Moto2 : Zarco Given First Title Chance At Aragon Gp 2015

Honda Moto2 : Zarco given first title chance at Aragon GP 2015Having continued to extend his Moto2™ World Championship lead, Johann Zarco has his first chance to clinch the title.
An exciting San Marino GP saw Ajo Motorsport’s Johann Zarco gifted the lead as Alex Rins (Paginas Amarillas HP 40) clashed with Dominique Aegerter (Technomag Racing Interwetten) early in the race. The Frenchman would go on to take a dominant victory, since taking the lead of the standings in Argentina Zarco has extended his advantage at each round. Having won the last three successive races, Zarco could equal Toni Elias’ record of most successive wins in the Moto2™ class set in 2010.

Honda : Fernando Alonso Has Completely Given Up On 2015 F1 Season

Honda : Fernando Alonso Has Completely Given Up On 2015 F1 SeasonFernando Alonso was recently quoted as saying that "With the position we are in and the performance we have, I think concentrating on next year is the clever option for us now. I don't have any problem starting every single race from the pit lane if we keep improving the car. That's the main priority now, to concentrate on next year's performance, so let's see what the team can offer."

Tmeic Given Highest Award By Frost & Sullivan

TMEIC Given Highest Award by Frost & SullivanToshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corp (TMEIC), a leading PV inverter manufacturer, announced March 5, 2015, that it has been awarded the highest award in the PV inverter category of 2014 Global Company of the Year Award by Frost & Sullivan, the US-based research firm.