The sudden eruption of Mount Ontake over the weekend, which is believed to have killed at least 31 people, was a reminder of Japan`s vulnerability to its many active volcanoes.
Fifty years ago, the first bullet train pulled out of Tokyo station and hurtled across the countryside, heralding Japan`s arrival as a modern economic powerhouse with a transport system soon to become the envy of the world.
A Japanese study is claiming that toxic air pollution from China is to blame for high mercury levels atop the country`s beloved Mount Fuji.
Hugh Jackman, who visited hot springs in Japan during a break in filming `The Wolverine`, upset fellow bathers by failing to cover up his manhood.
The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO has included Mount Fuji on the UN agency`s prestigious World Heritage list.
The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO has included Mount Fuji on the UN agency`s prestigious World Heritage list
Japan`s Mount Fuji and the desert city of Agardaz in Niger were among the cultural jewels granted World Heritage status by UNESCO at its annual meeting.
Day in Pics: 21st October
Showbiz World - October 21, 2014
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