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It’s Now Legal To Buy Beer And Cigarettes At Self-Checkout Registers In Japan

It’s Now Legal To Buy Beer And Cigarettes At Self-Checkout Registers In Japan (仕事)
JAPAN TODAY
 
It may have taken a while for the idea of self-checkout at retail stores in Japan to gain traction, but it’s becoming increasingly common. As shoppers get used to the systems they’re ...

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Nintendo Is Raising Its Employee Pay By 10% In Japan

Nintendo Is Raising Its Employee Pay By 10% In Japan (仕事)
NINTENDO LIFE
 
Despite a downturn in sales and profits for Nintendo in its third quarter, it's reportedly raising the base salaries of its employees by 10% in its homeland.
A report by Reuters rev...

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4 More Arrested Over Tokyo Olympics Bid Rigging

4 More Arrested Over Tokyo Olympics Bid Rigging (ニュース)
JAPAN TODAY
 
Prosecutors arrested a former operations executive at the Tokyo Olympics organizing committee and three others on Wednesday over bid-rigging allegations, as yet another corruption sca...

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Philippines' Marcos Visits Japan Seeking Closer Security Ties

Philippines' Marcos Visits Japan Seeking Closer Security Ties (ニュース)
REUTERS
 
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr arrives in Japan on Wednesday for a visit that is expected to pave the way for closer security ties with Tokyo, as Manila increasingly sides with ...

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Makoto Shinkai's Suzume Film Sells Over 10 Million Tickets in Japan

Makoto Shinkai's Suzume Film Sells Over 10 Million Tickets in Japan (ニュース)
ANIME NEWS NETWORK
 
 
 
Film has earned 13.4 billion yen in 87 days in Japanese box office
 
Makoto Shinkai's Suzume (Suzume no Tojimari) anime film has earned about 13.4 billion yen (about US$101...

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ANA Getting Rid Of Large Flight Info Monitors At Security Lines At Haneda's Terminal 2

ANA Getting Rid Of Large Flight Info Monitors At Security Lines At Haneda's Terminal 2 (ニュース)
JAPAN TODAY
 
For some passengers flying out of Haneda Airport later this month, the terminal is going to look a little different.
Specifically, if you’re in Terminal 2 and planning to look up at t...

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Japan Installs Duty-Free Vending Machines To Serve Tourists

Japan Installs Duty-Free Vending Machines To Serve Tourists (仕事)
ARCHYDE
 
 
Vending machines make it easier for Japanese tourists to shop duty-free.
Japan has long been a world leader in facilitating shopping with the help of vending machines.
This convenience ...

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Japan Confirms Record Interventions To Support Yen

Japan Confirms Record Interventions To Support Yen (仕事)
BRECORDER
 
Japan confirmed on Tuesday that it made record interventions in the foreign exchange market in October, selling the dollar worth 6.35 trillion yen ($48 billion) to support the yen curre...

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Fukushima Ramen Show

Fukushima Ramen Show (観光)
JAPAN TRAVEL
Enjoy Various Ramen Stores In The One Spot
 
Venue: Shiki no Sato (Village of Four Seasons) When: May 2nd - May 7th 2023
Set to take place in early May, the Fukushima Ramen Show brings...

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JTB Sees 450% Increase in 2023 Japan Inbound Tourism

JTB Sees 450% Increase in 2023 Japan Inbound Tourism (ニュース)
JAPAN NEWS
 
Japan will see a 450% year-on-year increase in inbound tourism in 2023, according to a JTB Corp. travel trend forecast.
Visitor numbers have increased rapidly since the easing last Oct...

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Philippines To Send Robbery Suspects To Japan On Feb. 7

Philippines To Send Robbery Suspects To Japan On Feb. 7 (ニュース)
KYODO NEWS
 
The Philippines is expected to repatriate at least two of four Japanese detainees believed to be involved in a string of robberies across Japan as early as Tuesday, investigative sourc...

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Japan Caps Prices On Russian Oil Products

Japan Caps Prices On Russian Oil Products (ニュース)
NHK
 
Japan is joining with other nations to further pressure Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine. Officials have put price caps on Russian oil products following similar steps by other Group of Se...

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Japan Needs Stable, Sustained Inflation, Gov't Official Says

Japan Needs Stable, Sustained Inflation, Gov't Official Says (仕事)
JAPAN TODAY
 
 
Japanese Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Seiji Kihara on Sunday stressed the need to achieve an economy where inflation rises stably and sustainably, when asked whether the next cent...

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Japan, Philippines Near Comprehensive Agreement on Joint Disaster Drills

Japan, Philippines Near Comprehensive Agreement on Joint Disaster Drills (ニュース)
JAPAN NEWS
 
The Japanese and Philippine governments, ahead of a summit meeting scheduled for Thursday in Tokyo, have entered the final stage of reaching a comprehensive agreement that smooths the ...

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Wave Of ‘Sushi Terrorism’ Grips Japan’s Restaurant World

Wave Of ‘Sushi Terrorism’ Grips Japan’s Restaurant World (ニュース)
THE GUARDIAN
 
Signature cuisine is at the centre of a police investigation after customers at revolving sushi restaurants posted video clips of themselves meddling with dishes
There are breaches o...

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