Bank Of Japan Head Calls For Funds For Recovery

Bank of Japan head calls for funds for recovery

Japan's central bank is sizing up the damage to the economy caused by Typhoon Hagibis. It aims to make sure there is enough money available for rebuilding.

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has told the heads of regional branches to quickly gather information on the disaster's impact.

Abductee Calls For Japan-n.korea Summit

Abductee calls for Japan-N.Korea summit

A Japanese man who spent more than two decades in North Korea after being abducted has renewed his call for the government to bring back all the other abductees still left behind.

Kaoru Hasuike told NHK in an interview that Japan should do its utmost to hold a summit with North Korea as soon as possible. He said that he believes a summit would be a great opportunity to help realize the early return of all the abductees.

Japan Rejects Compensation For N.korean Crew

Japan rejects compensation for N.Korean crew

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga has rejected North Korea's demand for financial compensation following a collision between ships from the two countries in the Sea of Japan.

A Japanese Fisheries Agency patrol vessel and a North Korean fishing boat collided in Japan's exclusive economic zone off Ishikawa Prefecture on October 7. The North Korean boat sank but its crew was rescued by the agency's vessel. The crew members were handed over to another North Korean ship.

Tens Of Thousands Still Without Power In Japan

Tens of thousands still without power in Japan

Tens of thousands of people are still enduring a situation without power after the typhoon. Some areas are yet to have electricity or water supplies. But most rail services are back to normal.

About 48,000 homes were still without electricity on Monday night.

Japan Reaches Knockout Stage Of Rugby World Cup

Japan reaches knockout stage of Rugby World Cup

In the Rugby World Cup, Japan beat Scotland 28 to 21 on Sunday, advancing to the knockout stage for the first time.

Japan finished at the top of Pool A, and will face South Africa in the quarterfinal to be held at Tokyo Stadium on October 20.

Around 100,000 Homes Without Power In Japan

Around 100,000 homes without power in Japan

More than 100,000 households in the greater Tokyo area and regions close by are without electricity because of Typhoon Hagibis.

As of 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, some 72,400 households are out of power in Chiba Prefecture, which was hit hard by Typhoon Faxai in early September.

Hagibis Kills At Least 23 People In Japan

Hagibis kills at least 23 people in Japan

NHK has learned that at least 23 people have died due to Typhoon Hagibis in Kanagawa, Tochigi, Gunma, Miyagi, Saitama, Fukushima, Iwate, Chiba, Shizuoka and Ibaraki prefectures.

Sixteen people are missing, and at least 166 are injured.

Around 140,000 Homes Without Power In Japan

Around 140,000 homes without power in Japan

More than 140,000 households in the greater Tokyo area and regions close by are without electricity because of Typhoon Hagibis.

As of 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, some 90,100 households are out of power in Chiba Prefecture, which was hit hard by Typhoon Faxai in early September.

Hagibis Kills At Least 21 People In Japan

Hagibis kills at least 21 people in Japan

NHK has learned that at least 21 people have died due to Typhoon Hagibis in Kanagawa, Tochigi, Gunma, Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima, Chiba and Saitama prefectures.

Sixteen people are missing, and at least 166 are injured.

Hagibis Kills At Least 18 People In Japan

Hagibis kills at least 18 people in Japan

NHK has learned that at least 18 people have died due to the Typhoon Hagibis in Kanagawa, Tochigi, Gunma, Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima, Chiba and Saitama prefectures.

Thirteen people are missing, and at least 149 are injured.

Hagibis Kills At Least 16 People In Japan

Hagibis kills at least 16 people in Japan

NHK has learned that at least 16 people have died due to the Typhoon Hagibis in Kanagawa, Tochigi, Gunma, Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima, Chiba and Saitama prefectures.

Fifteen people are missing, and at least 149 are injured.