April 23, 2018

Ruling Coalition-Backed Incumbent Wins Okinawa Mayor Race

Okinawa, April 22 (Jiji Press)--Sachio Kuwae, incumbent mayor of the city of Okinawa, was reelected Sunday.

Huge Crowds Cerebrate Hanyu's Consecutive Olympic Win

Sendai, Miyagi Pref., April 22 (Jiji Press)--About 108,000 people cerebrated figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu during a parade in his hometown of Sendai, the capital of Miyagi Prefecture, on Sunday for winning the second consecutive Olympic gold medal, in the Pyeongchang Winter Games in February.

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POLITICS
South, North Korea Set Up Direct Hotline between Leaders for 1st Time in History
ECONOMY
Japan's Crude Steel Production Falls 0.3% in Fiscal 2017, 1st Decline in 2 Years
SPORTS
Soccer: Fired Japan Coach Halilhodzic to Hold Press Conference in Tokyo April 27
OTHER
Body of 5th Victim of Landslide in Southwestern Japan's Oita Prefecture Found