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Panja

Panja (観光)
JAPAN TRAVEL
A Passion For Exceptional Bread And Pastries
 
Our neighbor, an American and long time resident in Japan, told us of a bread shop a good 20 minute drive from where we live. He goes out...

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Japan Stocks Jump More Than 6% As Fed Ramps Up Stimulus Measures; Softbank Surges Almost 19%

Japan Stocks Jump More Than 6% As Fed Ramps Up Stimulus Measures; Softbank Surges Almost 19% (仕事)
CNBC
 
Key PointsJapanese shares led gains among major Asia markets as the Nikkei 225 jumped 6.41% in morning trade.Shares of Japanese index heavyweights Fast Retailing and Softbank Group soared 10...

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Japan's Abe Admits Postponing Tokyo Olympics May Be Option

Japan's Abe Admits Postponing Tokyo Olympics May Be Option (ニュース)
AL JAZEERA
 
Pressure growing on Japan to delay summer games as Canada withdraws and Australia says preparing for postponement.
Canada has become the first country to withdraw its team from the Tok...

Event [24/3 11:44] More

ANA Negotiating Paid Leave For 5,000 Flight Attendants

ANA Negotiating Paid Leave For 5,000 Flight Attendants (仕事)
JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - All Nippon Airways (ANA) is negotiating with its labor union about temporarily suspending work for around 5,000 flight attendants.
ANA has already decided to cut 2,630 interna...

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Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS Return With “Movin’ On” MV

Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS Return With “Movin’ On” MV (ニュース)
ARAMA JAPAN
 
Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS are prepping for the release of their very first single of 2020 titled “Movin’ On”. This will be the groups 26th single overall, and will be available for str...

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Japan Starts to Come Up With Possible Plans to Postpone Olympics

Japan Starts to Come Up With Possible Plans to Postpone Olympics (ニュース)
THE SLATES
 
As the new coronavirus has spread around the world, Japan has insisted that the Summer Olympics will go on as scheduled in July. But it seems organizers may finally be listening to the...

Event [23/3 10:24] More

Earth Day Festival in Tokyo

Earth Day Festival in Tokyo (観光)
JAPAN TRAVEL
A Day To Feel Green  Venue: Yoyogi Park Events Square When: Apr 18 - Apr 19th 2020, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Many—if not most—Japanese may not know about this festival. Or the day that inspire...

Festival [22/3 22:24] More

Six-Button Switch! Japanese Gadget Company Turns Nintendo’s Console Into Retro Arcade Controller

Six-Button Switch! Japanese Gadget Company Turns Nintendo’s Console Into Retro Arcade Controller (ニュース)
SORA NEWS
 
A throwback solution to a modern problem with the Nintendo system.
While there’s a lot to like about the Switch, Nintendo’s flagship hardware does have one serious shortcoming in its de...

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Masayoshi Son’s Empire Wobbles As Virus Hits Debt Load

Masayoshi Son’s Empire Wobbles As Virus Hits Debt Load (仕事)
JAPAN TIMES
 
Investors are growing increasingly skittish about the stability of Masayoshi Son’s empire.
Son’s SoftBank Group Corp., one of Japan’s most indebted companies, had been chipping away i...

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Chinese Visitors To Japan Plunge 88% In February On Virus Outbreak

Chinese Visitors To Japan Plunge 88% In February On Virus Outbreak (仕事)
THE JAPAN NEWS
 
 
The number of foreign visitors to Japan plunged 58.3% year-on-year in February to 1,085,100, falling for the fifth consecutive month, the Japan National Tourism Organization said...

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Honda Will Halt All North American Production For Six Days

Honda Will Halt All North American Production For Six Days (仕事)
THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Honda Motor Co. said Wednesday it is temporarily halting production in North America for six days because of the anticipated decline in auto sales due to the coronavirus outbreak a...

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Japan Has A Remarkably Low Number Of Coronavirus Cases That Experts Worry May Lead To A 'False Sense Of Security'

Japan Has A Remarkably Low Number Of Coronavirus Cases That Experts Worry May Lead To A 'False Sense Of Security' (仕事)
BUSINESS INSIDER
 
As of Thursday, Japan has 924 cases and 29 deaths from COVID-19. With over 81,000 cases in China and over 8,500 cases in South Korea, experts wonder if Japan has kept the virus c...

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Japan Gov't Panel Proposes Schools Resume In Coronavirus-Free Areas

Japan Gov't Panel Proposes Schools Resume In Coronavirus-Free Areas (ニュース)
KYODO NEWS
 
A government panel of medical experts said Thursday that schools can reopen in areas without new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections, proposing to relax the current nationwide ap...

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Japan Quietly Reopens As Much Of World Locks Down

Japan Quietly Reopens As Much Of World Locks Down (ニュース)
NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW
 
Spared a national curfew, businesses weigh health and economic risks
NAGASAKI/TOKYO -- Businesses and schools in Japan are gradually moving out of a voluntary shutdown called ...

Event [20/3 10:45] More

Koriyama Castle

Koriyama Castle (観光)
GAIJINPOT TRAVEL
 
 Romance Comes Alive
 The 2020 Yamato Koriyama Castle Festival which was scheduled to take place between March 24 and April 07 has been canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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