SOCIETY – 3

Sep 05
One day has passed since Typhon Jebi tore through western parts of Japan. Efforts are underway to grapple with the devastating aftermath. 11 people died, with hundreds more injured. (NHK)

Sep 05
More than 3,000 stranded people are spending the night at Kansai International Airport in western Japan after a typhoon caused a tanker to crash into a bridge connecting the airport with the mainland.
(NHK)

Sep 05
Parts of the roof of Kyoto train station fall to the ground during the typhoon in Kyoto on Tuesday. (Japan Today)

Sep 01
Six teenagers died and two other teenage girls were injured in an accident involving three motorcycles in Nara, western Japan, early on Friday, police said. (Jiji)

Aug 31
Police in Sapporo said Thursday they have arrested a 49-year-old man on suspicion of killing his 23-year-old pregnant wife in a ward office car parking lot. (Japan Today)

Aug 30
Keio University senior Kanako Date is Japan’s representative to the Miss World 2018 competition to be held on China’s Hainan Island from Nov. 9 to Dec. 8.
(Kyodo)

Aug 30
A suspect who has been on the run for more than 2 weeks in Osaka Prefecture is found to have kept a memo of which police officers were on guard duty and when.
(NHK)

Aug 30
Police said Wednesday they have arrested a 49-year-old woman on suspicion of fatally stabbing a 54-year-old man in an apartment in Chofu, Tokyo. (Japan Today)

Aug 30
A bicycle thrown from a municipal apartment building hit and injured a 76-year-old woman walking below in Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, on Tuesday. (Japan Today)

Aug 30
Tokyo Metropolitan Police are searching for a man who stole a high-end bracelet affixed with a so-called “power stone” from a shop in Taito Ward last week, reports TBS News (Aug. 28). (tokyoreporter.com)