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Bank Of Japan Will Be 'Fully Prepared' To Act On Coronavirus Risk: Kuroda

Bank Of Japan Will Be 'Fully Prepared' To Act On Coronavirus Risk: Kuroda (仕事)
BUSINESS STANDARD
 
Kuroda said there was no major change to the BOJ's projection that Japan's economy would keep recovering moderately thanks to an expected rebound in global growth around mid-yea...

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6 Toll Gates Closed In Japan Amid Virus Outbreak

6 Toll Gates Closed In Japan Amid Virus Outbreak (ニュース)
NHK WORLD
 
An expressway operator in central Japan says it has closed some toll gates after it told dozens of its workers to stay at home due to the outbreak of the new coronavirus.
The Nagoya Exp...

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Japan Cruise Passenger Confirmed With Virus After Going Home

Japan Cruise Passenger Confirmed With Virus After Going Home (ニュース)
JAKARTA POST
 
A woman in her 60s has tested positive for the coronavirus after disembarking from the cruise ship docked in Yokohama following a two-week quarantine, according to a statement from t...

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Outbreak, Economic Ills Dim Luster of Japan's Olympic Year

Outbreak, Economic Ills Dim Luster of Japan's Olympic Year (仕事)
US NEWS
 
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should be basking in the limelight this year in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should be basking in the l...

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Sakura Fes Nihonbashi

Sakura Fes Nihonbashi (観光)
JAPAN TRAVEL
An OFF TO MEET-Themed Spring Event
When: Mar 15 - Apr 5th 2020, 12:00am - 11:59pm
Sakura Fes Nihonbashi is a spring event from March 15 to April 5, 2020 hosted in the Nihonbashi, Yaesu...

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In Japan, A Campaign Against High Heels Targets Conformity, Discrimination

In Japan, A Campaign Against High Heels Targets Conformity, Discrimination (ニュース)
CAPE COD TIMES
 
From that tweet, a movement was born, christened #KuToo in a nod to the #MeToo movement, the phrase a play on the Japanese word kutsu, meaning shoes, and kutsuu, meaning pain.
A ye...

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Masahiro Nakai leaves Johnny’s, has vial of Johnny Kitagawa’s ashes

Masahiro Nakai leaves Johnny’s, has vial of Johnny Kitagawa’s ashes (ニュース)
ARAMA JAPAN
 
It has been announced that former SMAP member Masahiro Nakai will be leaving Johnny & Associates. He contract will end in February, and beginning in March Masahiro will head his own c...

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Olympic Crowd Crush Expected As Japan Inc Rules Out Work From Home

Olympic Crowd Crush Expected As Japan Inc Rules Out Work From Home (仕事)
JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - When Emi Tanimura failed to find a daycare slot for her new-born daughter, she had to take a radical step for Japan to avoid a long time away from her job at communications fi...

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Walmart’s Struggling Japan Unit Finds Niche With Online Groceries

Walmart’s Struggling Japan Unit Finds Niche With Online Groceries (仕事)
THE JAPAN NEWS
 
TOKYO (Reuters) — Walmart Inc. might finally have found the sweet spot in Japan’s food market with a fast-growing venture ranked third in a nascent online grocery sector, as the br...

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Influenza Wave Drastically Wanes In Japan Amid New Coronavirus Spread

Influenza Wave Drastically Wanes In Japan Amid New Coronavirus Spread (ニュース)
THE MAINICHI
 
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- A wave of influenza has been significantly waning in Japan compared with the previous year, government data showed, as many people have become wary of infection with...

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Japan Creates Task Force To Address Coronavirus Impact On Auto Industry

Japan Creates Task Force To Address Coronavirus Impact On Auto Industry (ニュース)
CNBC
 
Japan’s government and auto industry are establishing a new task force to combat the impact of the coronavirus on the country’s automotive operations.
Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and ...

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Japan’s Largest Bank Invests Over US$700m In Grab

Japan’s Largest Bank Invests Over US$700m In Grab (仕事)
THE STAR
 
TOKYO: Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. is investing more than $700 million in Southeast Asian ride-hailing giant Grab, gaining access to millions across the region that use t...

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Japan's Deadly Fish: Fugu Purveyors Dream Of Olympic Revival

Japan's Deadly Fish: Fugu Purveyors Dream Of Olympic Revival (ニュース)
CNA
 
TOKYO: In the kitchen at Fukudokoro Sakai, a restaurant across the road from a seafood market at the southern tip of the main island of Japan, the chef casually hacks off the head of a live p...

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Tourists In Japan Cautious But Upbeat Amid Virus Outbreak

Tourists In Japan Cautious But Upbeat Amid Virus Outbreak (ニュース)
KYODO NEWS
 
As Japan deals with one of the worst outbreaks of a new coronavirus outside China, foreign tourists here remain largely confident -- for the moment -- that they will be safe in the cou...

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Hiroshima Kanzake Festival

Hiroshima Kanzake Festival (観光)
JAPAN TRAVEL
Enjoy warmed sake at Hiroshima Castle
Venue: Hiroshima Castle When: Friday - Mar 20th 2020, 11:30am - 4:30pm
Warm sake is referred to as kanzake, and the process of heating the beverag...

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