In the mid-nineteenth century, following more than years of cultural isolation, Japan began a period of rapid modernization and military expansion that ended with its defeat in World War II and the signing of a pacifist constitution. The country experienced rapid economic growth following the war and, despite a major downturn in the s, has remained an economic superpower. Scroll below to learn more about Japan using our article archive and chronology of breaking news. A Kremlin spokesman said that Moscow had not officially apologized for the incident in which warning shots were fired near a Russian military plane. With the police and the public searching for explanations of a devastating crime, experts said they feared people with mental illness would be vilified. Kyoto Animation is known for employing more women than most of its competitors do, and that was reflected in the toll from the apparent arson on Thursday.
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Skip the navigation and go to the text. A foreign national must satisfy the following conditions for landing in Japan Article 7, Paragraph 1 of the Immigration Control Act before he is permitted to enter the country with the status of residence and period of stay authorized. An application for landing must be filed at a port of entry or departure in the procedures specified by the Ordinance of the Ministry of Justice. If the Minister of Justice receives an objection from a foreign national whom a special inquiry officer has found not to conform to the conditions for landing, the Minister will decide whether the objection is with reason: that is, whether the foreign national conforms to the conditions for landing. If the Minister decides that the objection is with reason, permission to land will promptly be given to him. If the Minister decides that the objection is without reason, however, the foreign national will be ordered to leave Japan Article 11, Paragraphs 3, 4 and 6 of the Immigration Control Act. If a foreign national who is ordered to leave Japan fails to do so without delay, he will be deported.
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A government panel proposed Wednesday that the average hourly minimum wage in Japan should be raised to yen in fiscal , exceeding yen… Read. Life expectancy of Japanese women, men continues to rise in Fukushima residents look for Olympic PR boost. Kyoto Animation confirms it received novel from writer with same name, address as arson suspect. Woman arrested for attempted murder after driving off with husband clinging to car hood.
Japan , island country lying off the east coast of Asia. It consists of a great string of islands in a northeast-southwest arc that stretches for approximately 1, miles 2, km through the western North Pacific Ocean. Honshu is the largest of the four, followed in size by Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku. In addition, there are numerous smaller islands, the major groups of which are the Ryukyu Nansei Islands including the island of Okinawa to the south and west of Kyushu and the Izu , Bonin Ogasawara , and Volcano Kazan islands to the south and east of central Honshu. The Japanese landscape is rugged, with more than four-fifths of the land surface consisting of mountains.