Lawsuit Calls For Scrapping Election Results

Lawsuit calls for scrapping election results

A group of lawyers and voters has filed a lawsuit demanding that the results of Sunday's Upper House election be nullified, due to large disparities in the value of votes.

The group filed the suit with the Sapporo High Court in Japan's northern prefecture of Hokkaido on Monday morning.

Pm Abe: Results Show Voter Support

PM Abe: Results show voter support

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the results so far of the Upper House election show the voters support his political and diplomatic agenda.

NHK's decision desk is declaring his ruling coalition has secured enough seats to keep control of the Upper House.

Opposition Leader Speaks On Election Results

Opposition leader speaks on election results

The leader of the largest opposition party spoke with NHK.

Constitutional Democratic Party President Yukio Edano says he will work toward the next election, so that the opposition parties will be able to bring about a change of power.

Abe Hopes Summit Will Have Positive Results

Abe hopes summit will have positive results

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed hope that the US-North Korea summit will have a positive outcome that will help to achieve a nuclear-free world.

Abe told a Diet committee on Thursday that North Korea's nuclear and missile programs are a huge threat to Japan, and the government has made its stance clear to the United States.

Suga: Japan Expects Results From Trump-kim Summit

Suga: Japan expects results from Trump-Kim summit

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga says the government hopes the upcoming US-North Korea summit will lead to solutions to issues relating to Pyongyang, such as the abduction of Japanese nationals, nuclear and missiles programs.

Suga spoke to reporters on Wednesday ahead of the second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, which was set to start later in the day.

High School Mails Wrong Entrance Exam Results

High school mails wrong entrance exam results

A public senior high school near Tokyo has apologized after sending the wrong entrance exam results to all 85 applicants for its physical education course.

Funabashi Municipal High School in Funabashi City, Chiba Prefecture, says the successful applicants got failure notices and the unsuccessful ones received acceptance letters.

Ministry: Medical Schools Manipulated Exam Results

Ministry: Medical schools manipulated exam results

Japan's Education Ministry says medical colleges in the country have inappropriately manipulated entrance exam results.

The ministry surveyed 80 medical colleges after Tokyo Medical University and Showa University admitted to tampering scores.

Sony's Q1 Fy2019 Results Point To Bleak Mobile Prospects

Sony's Q1 FY2019 results point to bleak mobile prospects

Sony reported its fiscal first quarter results for FY2019 earlier today (3 months to 30 June 2018), and unfortunately for us Xperia fans, prospects aren't looking great for its mobile division. Sony Mobile only shipped 2.0 million phones during the quarter, versus 3.4 million in the same period last year.

Preliminary Results Of Akb48's 10th General Election Revealed

Preliminary results of AKB48's 10th General Election revealed

On May 30, the preliminary results of AKB48's "General Election", which will decide the Senbatsu members to participate in the group's 53rd single, were revealed at the AKB48 Theater in Akihabara, Tokyo.

Below is the list of the Top 80 girls. The final result will be announced on June 16 at Nagoya Dome. Who do you think will be No.1 this year? 

Lexus Daytona Rolex 24 January 2018 Results

Lexus Daytona Rolex 24 January 2018 Results

Lexus Racing returned to the Rolex 24 at Daytona this weekend for the start of the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship season, with two RC F GT3 race cars run by the 3GT Racing team.

After climbing to a tandem second and third place in the GTD Class for the first two hours of the race, a software mapping issue forced both RC F GT3s to hold in the infield to avoid a time penalty. This pushed the #15 RC F back to 10th place and the #14 to the 20th. From this moment on, both teams were unable to make up much ground. The #15 RC F finished 9th in class and the #14 RCF finished 15th.

Sniffer Dog Cancer Tests Yield Results But Require Trainers, Funds

Sniffer dog cancer tests yield results but require trainers, funds

With trial sniffer dog cancer screenings being carried out in a Japanese town, researchers are hoping to one day make the noninvasive health checks widely available across Japan.

But experts say securing experienced handlers and attracting financial resources will be crucial to boosting the number of trained sniffer dogs available to make the unique program more practical to implement in future.