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188-Year-Old Kyoto Tea Merchant Offers Beautiful Hydrangea Parfait As Nearby Temple’s Flowers Bloom

188-Year-Old Kyoto Tea Merchant Offers Beautiful Hydrangea Parfait As Nearby Temple’s Flowers Bloom (ニュース)
SORA NEWS
 
As the summer rains and summer flowers return, so too does this special treat.
The city of Uji, in Kyoto Prefecture, is pretty much synonymous with tea, and with good reason. Uji produc...

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Japan Household Spending Drops 11.1 Percent In April

Japan Household Spending Drops 11.1 Percent In April (仕事)
JAKARTA POST
 
Japan's household spending slumped again in April, falling 11.1 percent from a year earlier, government data showed Friday, as the world's third-largest economy struggled with the im...

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New Uniqlo Flagship Soon To Open In Tokyo’s Ginza Area

New Uniqlo Flagship Soon To Open In Tokyo’s Ginza Area (仕事)
THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Fast Retailing Co. will open Uniqlo Tokyo, one of the largest domestic stores for that brand, on June 19, the company has announced.
The store had been scheduled to open on May 15,...

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Japanese Govt Shelves Introduction Of Sept. Start To School Year

Japanese Govt Shelves Introduction Of Sept. Start To School Year (勉強)
THE JAPAN NEWS
 
The government and the ruling coalition moved toward a decision Monday to shelve the idea of changing the start of the school year from April to September, which had been under con...

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Japan’s Fuji Rock Festival Canceled For First Time Because Of Pandemic

Japan’s Fuji Rock Festival Canceled For First Time Because Of Pandemic (ニュース)
MERCURY NEWS
 
TOKYO – Fuji Rock Festival, Japan’s biggest annual music event, will be canceled for the first time ever due to the coronavirus pandemic, organizers said, disappointing thousands of ...

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Japan Softens Re-Entry Ban That Left Foreign Residents Stranded

Japan Softens Re-Entry Ban That Left Foreign Residents Stranded (ニュース)
JAPAN TIMES
 
 The government says it will allow foreign residents to re-enter the country regardless of their visa status 
In the face of harsh criticism as the only Group of Seven member nation s...

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Tokyo Olympics : Host Japan Set To Lose Billions If Olympics ‘Downsized & Simplified’

Tokyo Olympics : Host Japan Set To Lose Billions If Olympics ‘Downsized & Simplified’ (ニュース)
INSIDE SPORT
 
Next year’s Olympics will be “downsized,” “simplified,” or “very different.” Tokyo CEO Toshiro Muto has been open about slashing costs and “reducing service levels.” Tokyo governor Y...

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Kaikyo Yume Tower

Kaikyo Yume Tower (観光)
JAPAN TRAVEL
Impressive Views Over The Kanmon Strait And Shimonoseki
If you're visiting Shimonoseki in Yamaguchi Prefecture, there's no way to miss the dominant feature on the city's skyline - the ...

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Japan’s Fuji TV Ends ‘Terrace House’ Reality Show After Hana Kimura’s Death

Japan’s Fuji TV Ends ‘Terrace House’ Reality Show After Hana Kimura’s Death (ニュース)
SCMP
 
Female wrestler’s suspected suicide is thought to be linked to cyberbullyingKimura had been target of hateful messages online after episode in which she got angry with male cast member over ...

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Japan To Explore 'Simplified' Games: Tokyo Governor

Japan To Explore 'Simplified' Games: Tokyo Governor (ニュース)
JAKARTA POST
 
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Thursday it may be necessary to a stage a "simplified" Olympics next year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and that organisers were alre...

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Japan Governors Call For Balancing Economic Recovery, Virus Control

Japan Governors Call For Balancing Economic Recovery, Virus Control (ニュース)
KYODO NEWS
 
Japan's prefectural governors on Thursday came up with joint proposals for how to revive the country's economy while preventing a second wave of infections amid the novel coronavirus p...

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Japan Airlines Eyes Halving Summer Bonuses Due To Coronavirus

Japan Airlines Eyes Halving Summer Bonuses Due To Coronavirus (仕事)
JAPAN TIMES
 
Japan Airlines Co. plans to halve bonuses for its employees this summer due to sharp deterioration in business over the spread of the new coronavirus, according to sources familiar wi...

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Japan May Soon Allow Business Visits From Thailand

Japan May Soon Allow Business Visits From Thailand (仕事)
BANGKOK POST
 
TOKYO: Business trips from Thailand and three other countries could be the first step to be negotiated as Japan plans to ease its entry ban, a Japanese government source said on Mond...

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Tokyo Issues Coronavirus Alert After 34 New Daily Cases Reported

Tokyo Issues Coronavirus Alert After 34 New Daily Cases Reported (ニュース)
JAPAN TIMES
 
Surge marks first time since May 14 that more than 30 cases have been reported in a single day
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government re-sounded the alarm for the capital after 34 new coro...

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University Of Tokyo Finds Simple Coronavirus Antibody Test Gives Many False Positives

University Of Tokyo Finds Simple Coronavirus Antibody Test Gives Many False Positives (ニュース)
THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Roughly 90% of the people who received positive results with simple coronavirus antibody test kits tested negative when a more detailed test utilizing large equipment was administe...

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