We must protect the senile elderly people from unscrupulous business operators by using the adult guardianship system.

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Strong Typhoon Likely to Reach East and west Japan on Sun
2012-09-30 Sun 00:00

On Sunday, a powerful typhoon is expected to travel near the Kyushu and Shikoku regions in the afternoon and reach land between the Shikoku and Kanto regions in the evening, the Meteorological Agency said.
Typhoon Jelawat, the 17th typhoon this year, roared over Okinawa on Saturday.
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Ryugyong Hotel
2012-09-29 Sat 00:00

The Ryugyong Hotel is a 105-story skyscraper under construction in Pyongyang, North Korea.
It was named after one of the historic names for Pyongyang.
Construction of this pyramid-shaped building began in 1987 but was halted in 1992 when North Korea entered a period of economic crisis.
The work restarted in 2008.
The hotel is said to be now due to open in two or three years time.
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China's first aircraft carrier enters service
2012-09-28 Fri 00:00

China's first aircraft carrier has entered into service, the Defence Ministry says.
The aircraft carrier is named Liaoning after the province in north-eastern China.
She is a refurbished Soviet ship purchased from Ukraine.
China says the vessel will increase its capacity to defend state interests.
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Taiwanese Fishing Boats and Patrol Ships Enter Japan Senkakus Waters
2012-09-27 Thu 00:00

About 40 Taiwanese fishing boats and eight Taiwanese patrol ships entered Japanese waters near the Senkaku Islands on Tuesday morning.
The Japan Coast Guard demanded the fishing boats and the patrol ships to leave the area.
However, they were proceeding to the east, aiming to the Senkaku Islands(Diaoyutai in Taiwan), while appealing to protest the nationalization of the islands by the Japanese government.
Taiwanese patrol ships used water cannon against Japan Coast Guard patrol ships after Japanese coast guard patrol ships used water cannon against the fishing boats to persuade them to leave the area.
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4 Chinese Ships Enter Japanese Senkakus Waters
2012-09-26 Wed 00:00

Four Chinese ships entered Japanese territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands on Monday.
The two Chinese ships had left the waters by 2 p.m.
In addition, a Chinese fishery surveillance ship entered Japanese territorial waters of Taishojima on Monday morning, while another spent some time in Japanese waters of Uotsurijima in the afternoon.
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Koganecho Station
2012-09-25 Tue 00:00


Koganecho Station is a railway station on the Keikyu Keikyu Main Line located in Minami Ward, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture , Japan.
It was opened on April 1, 1930.
Koganecho Station is an elevated station.
The station has a single island platform serving two tracks.
It is located 25.6 kilometers from the northern terminus of the Keikyū Main Line at Shinagawa Station.
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Japan Coast Guard
2012-09-24 Mon 00:00

The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) is the Japanese coast guard with about 12,000 personnel.
It belongs to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
It has been responsible for the protection the coast-lines of Japan since 1948.
The JCG operates 455 watercraft, including 121 patrol vessels and 234 patrol craft.
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South Korea navy fires at North Korean vessels
2012-09-23 Sun 00:00

On Friday , the South Korean navy has fired at North Korean fishing boats that crossed disputed borders(NLL)
in the Yellow Sea.
No shots hit the North Korean vessels which retreated.
This was the latest in a recent series of incidents involving North Korean fishing vesls entering South Korean waters.
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Aki no Higan-E
2012-09-22 Sat 00:00

Aki no Higan-E is a Buddhist holiday, celebrated in Japan, during Autumnal Equinox.
This Holiday is a period of seven days ,3 days before the day of equinox and 3 days after it.
The Autumnal Equinox Day (shubun no Hi) is a national holiday in Japan.
The day is usually September 22 or 23 and it is the day where the length of day and night are same.
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Mt. Hayachine (1)
2012-09-21 Fri 00:00

Mt. Hayachine is the second highest in Iwate Prefecture after Mount Iwate.
The mount , at 1,917 m, is the highest peak in the Kitakami mountain range.
Mt. Hayachine is counted in the book, “One Hundred Mountains in Japan”, by Fukada Kyuya.
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2 Chinese Patrol Ships Found near Senkaku islands
2012-09-20 Thu 00:00

Two Chinese patrol ships were found near the Senkaku islands on Wednesday morning, Japan Coast Guard officials said.
The Yuzheng 201 was found in the contiguous zone surrounding Japanese waters around the islands.
The other ship is the Yuzheng 35001.
She was found in the contiguous zone Tuesday morning, remained in the zone as of Wednesday morning.
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Japanese Plants, Stores Shut in China
2012-09-19 Wed 00:00

Japanese manufacturers have shut factories and stores in China amid violent protests over the nationalization of some of the Senkaku islands by Japan.
The companies were warned by Chinese authorities that it was listed as a possible target of anti-Japan protesters.
The protests had spread to “at least 125 cities” across China on Tuesday.
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People Aged over 65 ・30.74 Million in Japan
2012-09-18 Tue 00:00

According to a government estimate, the number of people aged 65 or older hit a record 30.74 million in Japan.
The number rose by 1.02 million, or 3.4 pct, from a year before.
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Respect for the Aged Day
2012-09-17 Mon 00:00

The Respect for the Aged Day is a Japanese holiday.
It is celebrated to honor elderly citizens on the third Monday of September.
The day was previously celebrated on September 15.
Since 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September due to the Happy Monday System.
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Anti-Japan protests hit at least 40 China cities
2012-09-16 Sun 00:00

More than 20,000 anti-Japanese protesters rallied in Beijing on Saturday amid island row.
Angry protesters threw stones and bottles to the Japanese embassy in Beijing,.
They tried to breach a barricade manned by riot police.
There were protests in at least 39 other cities.
Protesters elsewhere attacked Japanese restaurants.
They overturned a Japanese-made car in on place.
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Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri (2)
2012-09-15 Sat 00:00

The Danjiri festival is divided into two festivals.
The first one, the more famous of the two, is held in September.
The danziri carts are decorated with elaborate carvings.
Young man group play musical instruments for the danziri rhythm. such as the taiko and Kane.
Turning danziri cart at full speed is called “yarimawshi” ,which is . the highlight of Kishiwada Danziri Festival.
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Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri (1)
2012-09-14 Fri 00:00

The Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri is held in Kishiwada City, Osaka Prefecture every year.
It is said to be one of the most famous Danjiri Matsuri in Japan.
Danjiri is a large wooden cart in the shape of a shrine.
The festival began in 1703 when .
Okabe Nagayasu ,the lord of Kishiwada clan , had prayed for an abundant harvest at Fushimi Inari-taisha shrine of Kyoto.
It is the origin of this festival.
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Iriomote cat (1)
2012-09-13 Thu 00:00

The Iriomote cat is a subspecies of the leopard cat living on the 200-mile-long island of Iriomote, at the southern end of Japan's Ryuku Islands.
The Iriomote cat has survived within this tiny island for at least two million years.
It is considered a "living fossil".
As of 2007, there are an estimated 100–109 individuals remaining.
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Mount Ontake (1)
2012-09-12 Wed 00:00

Mount Ontake is the mountain on the border between Nagano and Gifu Prefectures.
It is the 14 th highest mountain in Japan located around 100 km northeast of Nagoya.
Mount Ontake has four peaks, and the highest peak Kengamine is 3,067 meters high.
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Katori Shrine (1)
2012-09-11 Tue 00:00
The Katori Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in Katori City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
The shrine is the head shrine of approximately 400 Katori shrines all over the country.
Since the ancient times, Katori Shrine has been revered by the Imperial Household as a guardian shrine of the Japanese nation.
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Choyo no Sekku
2012-09-10 Mon 00:00

This sekku is one of the five sekku seasonal festivals of Chinese origin.
It is held on the 9th day of the 9th month in the Chinese calendar.
The day is also called “Kiku no Sekku”, because of the Chinese tradition of drinking chrysanthemum wine on this day to protect against danger.
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China earthquake death toll rises
2012-09-09 Sun 00:00

At least 89 people are now known to have died in a series of earthquakes in south-western China.
The rescuers struggle to reach remote areas.
More than 731 people were injured after the quakes hit.
Most of the deaths were in Yunnan's Yiliang county, said officials.
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Earthquakes hit south-west China's Yunnan
2012-09-08 Sat 00:00

A series of quakes were felt at the border of Yunnan and Guizhou provinces in China.
At least 64 people dead and 715 injured, Xinhua news agency said.
The largest was felt at 11:19 Beijing time.
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3 islands owner of the Senkaku Islands has agreed to sell to govt.
2012-09-07 Fri 00:00

The government and the owner have agreed on the purchase of the islets for about 2.05 billion yen, government sources said.
The Senkaku Islands comprise five islets--Uotsurijima, Kita-kojima, Minami-kojima, Kubashima and Taishoto--and three rocks.
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A strong earthquake hits Costa Rica
2012-09-06 Thu 00:00

A strong earthquake of 7.6 magnitude hits the north-western part of Costa Rica.
A tsunami alert has been issued on the Pacific coast of most of Central and South America.
The quake was centered about 80km south of the town of Liberia and was at a depth of 12.4 miles.
The US Geological Survey originally said it had a magnitude of 7.9, but revised it down to 7.6.
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2012-09-05 Wed 00:00

Imonikai is a party of thick potato and meat soup eaten in the autumn in the Tohoku region of Japan.
Yamagata Prefecture in particular is famous for its imonikai.
In Yamagata Prefecture ,local residents gather on the banks of the Mamigasaki River on the first Sunday in September to eat imoni from a gigantic iron kettle.
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Tokyo government Conducts Senkaku Research to to purchase the islands
2012-09-04 Tue 00:00

On Sunday , a research team of the Tokyo metropolitan government conducted work to collect basic data to evaluate values of Senkaku islands in Okinawa Prefecture without landing on the islet.
The team was dispatched to the islands by Tokyo Governor Ishihara Shintaro .
The Tokyo metropolitan government is planning to purchase the islands.

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Owara Kazenobon
2012-09-03 Mon 00:00

The Owara Kazenobon is a Bon festival held in Yatsuo town, Nei District, Toyama Prefecture, Japan.
It is held every year from September 1st to 3rd.
This festival has a history of about 300 year.
It is held at night.
Young men and women, their faces covered by straw hats, dance on the streets decorated with paper lanterns, accompanying by a female voice, a traditional shamisen and often a kokyu.
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No Fault with Osprey in Florida Crash
2012-09-02 Sun 00:00

U.S. officials said Thursday that there is no fault with Osprey aircraft itself in a crash that happened in Florida in June.
It was caused by human error, the officials said.
The officials made the comment to Japanese government representatives.
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Japanese river otter declared extinct
2012-09-01 Sat 00:00

The Japanese river otter was declared extinct by the Ministry of the Environment on Aug. 28.
It is the first mammal in Japan confirmed to have survived until the Showa period
The Japanese river otter is formerly widespread in Japan.
The species of otter, designated as a special natural monument, had not been sighted for over 30 years, the ministry said.
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