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Japan Post To Raise Postage Rates From Oct 1 Due To Fewer Deliveries

Japan Post To Raise Postage Rates From Oct 1 Due To Fewer Deliveries (仕事)
JAPAN  TODAY
 
Japan Post Co will raise the price of a standard-size letter stamp to 110 yen from 84 yen starting Oct 1, among other postage rate hikes, to improve profitability amid declining lett...

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'Totto-Chan' Anime Wins Award At Prestigious Annecy Film Festival

'Totto-Chan' Anime Wins Award At Prestigious Annecy Film Festival (ニュース)
JAPAN TIMES
 
"Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window," directed by Japan's Shinnosuke Yakuwa, received an award at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France on Saturday.
The Pa...

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Father’s Day Custom In Japan Developed In Own Way

Father’s Day Custom In Japan Developed In Own Way (ニュース)
ARAB NEWS
 
The custom of Father’s Day in Japan has a unique history and has developed in its own way.
Many people give red carnations to their mothers for Mother’s Day. Meanwhile, sunflowers have ...

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Japan Team Succeeds in Muon Reacceleration in Major Breakthrough

Japan Team Succeeds in Muon Reacceleration in Major Breakthrough (ニュース)
NIPPON
 
A Japanese research team has succeeded in reaccelerating muons, a type of elementary particle, after artificially cooling them, in the first such breakthrough in the world.
The achievement...

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Japan Tight-Lipped On Report Of Meeting With North Korea In Mongolia

Japan Tight-Lipped On Report Of Meeting With North Korea In Mongolia (ニュース)
RFA
 
 
South Korean media reported that Japanese and North Korean representatives met in secret in Mongolia last month.
The Japanese government declined to comment on a South Korean media report t...

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BOJ to Reduce Govt Bond Purchases

BOJ to Reduce Govt Bond Purchases (仕事)
JAPAN NEWS
 
Bank of Japan policymakers Friday voted to reduce the central bank’s purchase amount of Japanese government bonds, the BOJ said.
The reduction is designed to “ensure that long-term int...

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Japan Enacts Legislation on Foreign Worker Training

Japan Enacts Legislation on Foreign Worker Training (ニュース)
JAPAN NEWS
 
Japan’s parliament enacted legislation on Friday to create a new skill development program for foreign workers to ease serious labor shortages in the country.
The government plans to i...

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Japan Enacts Laws For New Foreign Worker Scheme Amid Labor Crisis

Japan Enacts Laws For New Foreign Worker Scheme Amid Labor Crisis (ニュース)
KYODO NEWS
 
Japan's parliament on Friday enacted revised laws to replace a controversy-plagued foreign trainee program with a new system that encourages workers from abroad to stay longer, as auth...

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Apple, Google Say Will Engage With Japan Over New App Law

Apple, Google Say Will Engage With Japan Over New App Law (仕事)
KYODO NEWS
 
Apple Inc. and Google LLC said Thursday they will continue to engage with Japanese regulators, a day after the country's parliament enacted a law to curb the technology giants' dominan...

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Japan To Put Off Agreement On Imperial Family Measures

Japan To Put Off Agreement On Imperial Family Measures (ニュース)
JAPAN TIMES
 
The ruling and opposition parties are unlikely to reach an agreement during the current parliamentary session over measures to secure a sufficient number of imperial family members, s...

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Near-Finished Japan Condo Blocking Mount Fuji To Be Razed

Near-Finished Japan Condo Blocking Mount Fuji To Be Razed (ニュース)
CNA
 
A Japanese property developer has decided to demolish a near-complete, 10-storey condominium in Tokyo after pushback from neighbours who said it blocked a view of Mount Fuji.
The company Seki...

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Singapore Diplomat Back In Japan For Questioning On Alleged Voyeurism

Singapore Diplomat Back In Japan For Questioning On Alleged Voyeurism (ニュース)
KYODO NEWS
 
A former counselor at the Singapore Embassy returned to Japan in June to be questioned by police over allegations he secretly took images of a naked schoolboy at a public bath in Tokyo...

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Transport Ministry Inspects Honda, Mazda Over Improper Vehicle Certification

Transport Ministry Inspects Honda, Mazda Over Improper Vehicle Certification (仕事)
JAPAN TODAY
 
Japan's transport ministry inspected the headquarters of Honda Motor Co and Mazda Motor Corp on Monday after massive cheating on vehicle certifications by the two automakers and three...

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Side Job Fraud Believed To Have Taken ¥1.9 Billion From 8,600 Victims

Side Job Fraud Believed To Have Taken ¥1.9 Billion From 8,600 Victims (ニュース)
JAPAN TIMES
 
Tokyo police have arrested 26 people in a side job fraud case in which a total of ¥1.91 billion or more is believed to have been taken from about 8,600 victims across Japan.
The Metro...

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‘Sky Castle,’ Korean High Society Drama Hit, to Be Remade in Japan

‘Sky Castle,’ Korean High Society Drama Hit, to Be Remade in Japan (ニュース)
VARIETY
 
 
“Sky Castle,” one of the most iconic Korean TV drama series of recent years, is to be remade by TV Asahi in Japan.
The move follows the signing of a cooperation agreement between Korean...

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