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Japan NHK boss under fire for comfort women remark

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 17:06

Japan`s top government spokesman today defended the new head of public broadcaster NHK for his remarks that the use of women as military prostitutes was common worldwide during World War II.

Japan man sues NHK for using too many foreign word

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 13:51

A pensioner is suing Japan`s national broadcaster for emotional distress, claiming the overuse of foreign loanwords has rendered many of its programmes unintelligible, his lawyer said Thursday.

French woman who fled during nuclear crisis sues NHK for firing her

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 13:10

A French woman has sued public broadcaster Japan Broadcasting Corp (NHK) for dismissing her after she left Japan in response to a French government warning issued during the Fukushima nuclear crisis.

Tornado strikes city near Tokyo, dozens injured

Last Updated: Sunday, May 06, 2012, 15:13

The fire department said the tornado struck in the city of Tsukuba, 60 kilometres northeast of Tokyo.

Asada, Takahashi to highlight NHK Trophy

Last Updated: Thursday, October 21, 2010, 20:38

World champions Mao Asada and Daisuke Takahashi of Japan will highlight NHK Trophy, the first event of the International Skating Union`s 2010 Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series.