A 32-year-old man was arrested Saturday for arson after a fire gutted the house where he lived in the central Japan prefecture of Nagano, apparently killing three of his family members, police said.
Three bodies believed to be those of the man’s father, Hitoshi Nakamura, mother and grandmother in her 90s were found after the fire at the two-story house.
Lamborghini stolen to punish cheating boyfriend
FNN – Mar 16
A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery causing injury after responding to a woman’s request to punish her boyfriend who she believed was cheating on her.
The Dark Secret Behind Japan’s 0% Homelessness Rate
Explained with Dom – Mar 15
In the many ways that Japan stands out, there is one particular thing that makes it completely unique. Despite having a population of 125 million people, it is the only country in the world that has a homeless population rate of almost 0%, something that was previously considered impossible.
Japan grants long-term visa to gay U.S. man wed to Japanese
Japan Today – Mar 14
Japan has granted a long-term visa to an American man who married his same-sex Japanese partner in the United States, in what his representative called on Monday a “breakthrough” move in a country that does not recognize same-sex marriage.
Kenzaburo Oe, Japanese Nobel literature laureate, dies at 88
Nikkei – Mar 13
Japanese novelist Kenzaburo Oe, winner of the 1994 Nobel Prize in Literature who was also known as a campaigner for the pacifist Constitution and against nuclear power, has died of old age, publisher Kodansha said Monday. He was 88.
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