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Japan PM Kishida Cabinet's Approval Rises To Record 61.5%: Kyodo Poll

Japan PM Kishida Cabinet's Approval Rises To Record 61.5%: Kyodo Poll (ニュース)
KYODO NEWS
 
The approval rating for Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's Cabinet rose to 61.5 percent, the highest since he took office in October last year, reflecting public satisfaction with...

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Pampered Pooches Ride Japan's Shinkansen In Style

Pampered Pooches Ride Japan's Shinkansen In Style (ニュース)
BBC
 
Oh to be a pampered pooch on one of Japan's iconic Shinkansen trains heading to a beautiful resort town.
For the first time, 21 furry friends were allowed to roam free in a special pet-friend...

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In Tokyo, Biden Endorses Japan's Plan To Beef Up Its Defences

In Tokyo, Biden Endorses Japan's Plan To Beef Up Its Defences (ニュース)
CNA
 
US President Joe Biden on Monday (May 23) endorsed Japan's plan to beef up its defence capabilities as he and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida committed to working closely to counter China's grow...

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Rice Cooker Manufacturers In Japan Adopt High-Tech Methods, Cash-In On High-End Models

Rice Cooker Manufacturers In Japan Adopt High-Tech Methods, Cash-In On High-End Models (仕事)
JAPAN NEWS
 
The humble electric rice cooker continues to evolve.
Some 50 years have passed since the first appearance of a then-cutting-edge model that could keep rice warm after cooking.
Nowadays...

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Nissan Sakura Is A Cute Electric Runabout For Japan, Priced Under $14,000

Nissan Sakura Is A Cute Electric Runabout For Japan, Priced Under $14,000 (仕事)
CAR AND DRIVER
 
The Sakura fits into Japan’s kei-car class, and its 20.0-kWh battery provides a claimed 112 miles of range for the tiny electric box.
 The Japan market has a new electric Nissan ca...

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Women Awarded Damages Over Japan Exam Discrimination

Women Awarded Damages Over Japan Exam Discrimination (ニュース)
CNN
 
A medical school in Japan has been ordered to pay compensation to 13 women for discriminating against them in entrance exams.
Juntendo University in Tokyo set stricter requirements for female...

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Kishida, Biden To Hold Summit On Monday

Kishida, Biden To Hold Summit On Monday (ニュース)
NHK
 
The leaders of Japan and the United States are expected to affirm their countries' close cooperation in the face of a severe international situation when they meet in Tokyo on Monday.
US Pres...

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Corporate Japan Wary Of The Sliding Yen

Corporate Japan Wary Of The Sliding Yen (仕事)
FINANCIAL TIMES
 
 
Higher energy and materials costs outweigh benefit of weak currency even for big exporters
As Canon kicked off Japan’s corporate earnings season in late April with an upgrade to...

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Japan To Double Limit On Foreign Arrivals From Next Month

Japan To Double Limit On Foreign Arrivals From Next Month (ニュース)
CNA
 
 
Japan will next month double its limit on foreign arrivals to 20,000 a day, the top government spokesperson said on Friday (May 20).
Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno told a regular ...

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Masks Outside Not Always Needed When Not Chatting: Japan Gov't Panel

Masks Outside Not Always Needed When Not Chatting: Japan Gov't Panel (ニュース)
KYODO NEWS
 
Wearing masks when outdoors is not always necessary even if sufficient social distancing cannot be maintained, with the caveat that people are not conversing, a Japanese government pan...

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A Mountain Climber From Japan Is Presumed Dead After Falling Into A Crevasse At Alaska's Denali National Park

A Mountain Climber From Japan Is Presumed Dead After Falling Into A Crevasse At Alaska's Denali National Park (ニュース)
CNN
 
A Japanese mountain climber is presumed dead after falling into a crevasse in Alaska's Denali National Park, officials said.
The 43-year-old from Kanagawa, Japan -- who was not named by offic...

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Toyota Group Plant To Resume Operations

Toyota Group Plant To Resume Operations (仕事)
THE JAPAN NEWS
 
An automobile assembly plant of a Toyota Motor Corp. group company that stopped its operations early Thursday morning due to an industrial water supply trouble in central Japan wil...

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Japan's 1st-Quarter GDP Shrinks, Hit By COVID Restrictions, Higher Prices

Japan's 1st-Quarter GDP Shrinks, Hit By COVID Restrictions, Higher Prices (仕事)
JAPAN TODAY
 
Japan's economy shrank slightly in the first quarter of 2022, official data showed Wednesday, hit by COVID-19 restrictions and higher prices.
The world's third-largest economy shrank ...

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Japan Warns Of Increasing Chinese Naval Activity East Of Taiwan

Japan Warns Of Increasing Chinese Naval Activity East Of Taiwan (ニュース)
TAIWAN NEWS
 
 Japan defense officials say recent Liaoning spottings intended to test US, Japan response
China’s dispatching of its aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, in the waters east of Taiwan is n...

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Man Gambles Away Huge Accidental Covid Payment In Japan

Man Gambles Away Huge Accidental Covid Payment In Japan (ニュース)
BBC
 
A 24-year-old man who was mistakenly paid millions of Japanese yen has already lost the money through online gambling, his lawyer says.
The man received 46.3m yen ($357,400; £287,000) in his ...

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