13 Missing After Freight Ship Sank Off Aomori

13 missing after freight ship sank off Aomori

Thirteen crew members of a freighter are missing after the vessel collided with a fishing boat and sank off the northern Japanese prefecture of Aomori on Saturday.

Coast Guard officials say the 1,989-ton cargo vessel, "Guoxing-1 ," notified them that the ship was taking on water after a collision with a fishing boat.

Subsidies Cut For School Over Missing Students

Subsidies cut for school over missing students

The Japanese government has decided it will not to give subsidies this fiscal year ending March to a university where a large number of foreign students have gone missing.

Tokyo University and Graduate School of Social Welfare has lost contact with more than 1,600 foreign students, including enrollees from Vietnam and Nepal, over the past three years.

Search For Missing Continues In Eastern Japan

Search for missing continues in eastern Japan

Rescuers are continuing to search for missing people in eastern Japan, where torrential rains caused flooding and mudslides last Friday.

The disaster killed 10 people in Chiba and Fukushima prefectures. A woman in her 50s and a man in his 30s are unaccounted for.

Typhoon Leaves 77 Dead, 9 Still Missing

Typhoon leaves 77 dead, 9 still missing

People in areas hit by Typhoon Hagibis are struggling to recover from flooding. NHK has learned the death toll has risen to 77. Rescuers are searching for nine people who are still missing.

People in Tochigi Prefecture, north of Tokyo, have begun the daunting task of cleaning up. Volunteers have been dispatched to help the elderly clear out mud from their homes.

Death Toll Hits 74, Rescuers Search For Missing

Death toll hits 74, rescuers search for missing

Authorities are grappling with the ongoing fallout from Typhoon Hagibis that killed at least 74 people. Rescue crews are still trying to locate missing people, while emergency crews are trying to deliver food and supplies to those struggling to cope.

In Miyagi prefecture, People stranded by the disaster wrote messages in the debris, urging officials to send help.

Rescuers Search For Missing, Death Toll Hits 74

Rescuers search for missing, death toll hits 74

Authorities in Japan are still trying to get a handle on the extent of the damage after Typhoon Hagibis tore through the country. At least 74 people have been confirmed dead.

Emergency crews have been racing to locate people who remain missing.

Emergency Crews Search For Missing, Assess Damage

Emergency crews search for missing, assess damage

Japanese authorities are still trying to get a handle on the extent of the damage after typhoon Hagibis tore through the country.

At least 74 people have now been confirmed dead. Emergency crews have been trying to locate those who remain missing.

Emergency Crews Search For Missing After Typhoon

Emergency crews search for missing after typhoon

Emergency crews are still trying to locate people who went missing after Typhoon Hagibis devastated parts of Japan over the weekend. Authorities say the death toll now stands at 72.

A member of Japan's Self-Defense Forces recorded a video from a helmet-cam on Sunday, as residents from a flooded nursing home were airlifted to safety.

Police In Yamanashi End Search For Missing Girl

Police in Yamanashi end search for missing girl

Police in Yamanashi Prefecture, west of Tokyo, say they will end their large-scale search efforts for a 7-year-old girl who went missing from a camp site last month.

Misaki Ogura, an elementary school first grader from the city of Narita, Chiba Prefecture, disappeared from a campground in the village of Doshi on September 21.

One Of Missing Fishers Found In Capsized Boat

One of missing fishers found in capsized boat

Rescuers have found one of eight fishers who went missing after their boat capsized in rough seas off Japan's northern island of Hokkaido. The man found was without vital signs.

Japan Coast Guard officials say the 29-ton saury boat lost contact on Tuesday about 640 kilometers off the eastern tip of Hokkaido.

Seoul Seen Missing Deadline For Arbitration Panel

Seoul seen missing deadline for arbitration panel

South Korea will likely fail to meet the deadline for acting to establish an arbitration panel on the issue of wartime labor.

South Korea's Supreme Court ordered Japanese firms to pay damages to plaintiffs who say they were forced to work during World War Two. They have begun court procedures for selling off some of the firms' assets that have been seized.

One Missing In Kagoshima Mudslide

One missing in Kagoshima mudslide

Authorities in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan, say one woman is missing after a home was destroyed by a mudslide in Soo City.

Neighbors reported the mudslide shortly before 7:00 a.m. on Thursday.