Fukushima Tainted Soil Still Looking For Home

Fukushima tainted soil still looking for home

Japan's nuclear disaster in 2011 focused clean-up efforts in Fukushima prefecture. But neighboring prefectures were also affected, including soil contamination.

The government plans to set guidelines as early as possible for final disposal of the soil underground.

Xperia 10 Home Launcher Ported For Non-root Devices

Xperia 10 home launcher ported for non-root devices

So, you fancy trying out the latest Xperia 10 and 10 Plus home launcher? Well, xda-developer Sahaab has done the hard work for us, by porting the launcher to existing Xperia devices running Android Pie. The great thing is no root is required to get this port working, all you need is the latest Android Pie firmware, and you should be able to install the APK (linked to below) to get it working. You can even get the latest ‘pill' gesture supported through simple adb commands. All of the links and instructions are in the source link below. Let us know how you get on.

Ghosn At Home, Maintains Silence In Front Of Media

Ghosn at home, maintains silence in front of media

Former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn, who was released on bail on Wednesday, was seen near his residence in Tokyo on Friday, in line with the conditions of his bail.

The 64-year-old has been indicted for aggravated breach of trust and underreporting his compensation. He walked out of a Tokyo detention center after spending over 100 days in custody and posting about nine million dollars as bail.

'world's Tiniest Boy' Survives, Returns Home

'World's tiniest boy' survives, returns home

Doctors at a Tokyo hospital say a baby who had a birth weight of only 268 grams has returned home in good health. They say he is the smallest baby boy in the world to have survived.

Keio University Hospital says the boy was prematurely born through Cesarean section in August last year when his mother was 24 weeks pregnant.

Parents Banned Abused Daughter From Leaving Home

Parents banned abused daughter from leaving home

The mother of a ten-year-old girl who died after suspected domestic violence has reportedly told police that she did not allow her daughter to leave their home for a month under her husband's instruction.

Mia Kurihara was found dead in her home in Noda city, Chiba Prefecture, near Tokyo, last month. Police arrested her father Yuichiro Kurihara last month on suspicion of inflicting injuries that led to Mia's death. Her mother Nagisa was also arrested on Monday.

Baseball/ Before Mlb Career, Tsutsugo Aims To Improve Baseball At Home

BASEBALL/ Before MLB career, Tsutsugo aims to improve baseball at home

Before he pursues a career in Major League Baseball, Japanese slugger Yoshitomo Tsutsugo is on a mission to fix the sport in his native country, including the abolishment of what he says is corporal punishment and grueling practices.

Tsutsugo said after the 2018 season that he wants to play for an MLB team in the future. He will be eligible for international free agency in 2021 after 11 seasons with the Yokohama DeNA BayStars.

Govt. To Access Home Devices In Security Survey

Govt. to access home devices in security survey

Japan will attempt to access Internet-connected devices in homes and offices to find their vulnerabilities. The first-of-its-kind survey is aimed at beefing up cyber-security.

The government approved the survey on Friday. It will be carried out by the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology.

5 Die At Elderly Home From Influenza Outbreak

5 die at elderly home from influenza outbreak

Officials of the Japanese city of Maebashi say five residents of a facility caring for elderly people died through Tuesday after a mass outbreak of influenza earlier in January.

The officials say the five, men and women in their 80s and 90s, lived at Eimei, a home for elderly people requiring special care in the city, north of Tokyo.

Cats Find Their Purr-fect Home In Houses Made Of 'washi' Paper

Cats find their purr-fect home in houses made of 'washi' paper

GOTSU, Shimane Prefecture--Perfect for catnaps or just hanging out, houses and beds for felines, created by craftspersons of traditional Japanese "washi" paper here, are gaining in popularity among pet owners.

Makoto Sasaki, 60, and his wife, Satomi, 52, who operate the Sekishu Kachiji Banshi washi workshop, in the Sakuraecho district of Gotsu, Shimane Prefecture, developed the products.