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Japanese Firms Struggle To Restart China Factories Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Japanese Firms Struggle To Restart China Factories Amid COVID-19 Outbreak (仕事)
JAPAN TIMES
 
Japanese manufacturers in China are facing challenges getting restarted after the extended Lunar New Year holiday because of restrictions on the movement of people and goods caused by...

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Japan Braces For Biggest Hit To GDP Since 2014 Amid Growing Coronavirus Risks

Japan Braces For Biggest Hit To GDP Since 2014 Amid Growing Coronavirus Risks (仕事)
STRAITS TIMES
 
TOKYO (REUTERS, BLOOMBERG) - Japan's economy likely suffered its biggest contraction since 2014 at the end of last year leaving it in a vulnerable state, as fallout from a coronavir...

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Nissan Launches $90m Lawsuit Against Former Chairman Carlos Ghosn

Nissan Launches $90m Lawsuit Against Former Chairman Carlos Ghosn (仕事)
THE GUARDIAN
 
Japanese carmaker seeking damages for ‘corrupt’ actions by ex-boss who fled to Lebanon
Nissan is suing Carlos Ghosn for $90m (£70m), stepping up the legal battle against its former c...

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Tsuchiyu Onsen in Fukushima

Tsuchiyu Onsen in Fukushima (観光)
JAPAN TRAVEL
A People-Friendly Hot Spring Village
Tsuchiyu Onsen is known as the birthplace for the "Tsuchiyu Kokeshi" — a unique type of wooden doll that originated from the Tohoku region during t...

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Coronavirus: Japan Sends Final Evacuation Flight

Coronavirus: Japan Sends Final Evacuation Flight (ニュース)
THE DIPLOMAT
 
Japan is sending its final evacuation flight to Hubei as it continues to try to stem the spread of the virus.
On Monday, Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi announced that th...

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Two Earthquakes Hit Japan Nearly Simultaneously

Two Earthquakes Hit Japan Nearly Simultaneously (ニュース)
JAPAN TIMES
 
Two earthquakes struck Japan nearly simultaneously on Wednesday at around 7:30 p.m., the larger a 5.5 magnitude that hit off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture.
That quake, which was a...

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Japan’s One-Person Bento Box-Sized Rice Cooker Can Give You Freshly Cooked Rice At The Office

Japan’s One-Person Bento Box-Sized Rice Cooker Can Give You Freshly Cooked Rice At The Office (ニュース)
SORA NEWS
 
High-speed cooking gadget is also great for those living the single life.
It was only last month that we had our minds blown by the Twin Chef, a Japanese kitchen gadget that allows you ...

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Nissan To Shut Japan Factory Due To Shortage Of Chinese Parts

Nissan To Shut Japan Factory Due To Shortage Of Chinese Parts (仕事)
BBC
 
Nissan is the latest car maker to temporarily shut one of its factories as it can't get parts from China.
The firm will halt production for two days at a plant in Japan which makes the Serena...

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Chinese Visitors Spend ¥1.8 Trillion in Japan in 2019

Chinese Visitors Spend ¥1.8 Trillion in Japan in 2019 (仕事)
NIPPON.COM
 
Preliminary figures show that 9.6 million Chinese people visited Japan in 2019, a new record high, equating to one-third of total visitors that year. The number has increased tenfold s...

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Hotel Season Mito

Hotel Season Mito (観光)
JAPAN TRAVEL
A Conveniently Modern Hotel
With its convenient location, Hotel Season in Mito is a great hotel just a few minutes stroll from JR Mito Station and only 2 km from the famous Kairakuen G...

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Japan Reports 150 Coronavirus Cases

Japan Reports 150 Coronavirus Cases (ニュース)
AA
 
South Korea says 27 infected by Chinese-originated virus, with 809 others under examinationJapan on Monday revealed that there were 150 coronavirus patients in the country, local media reporte...

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Japan’s Lost-and-Found System Is Insanely Good

Japan’s Lost-and-Found System Is Insanely Good (ニュース)
CITY LAB
 
If you misplace your phone or wallet in Tokyo, chances are very good that you’ll get it back. Here’s why.
Phones left in taxis. Briefcases forgotten under train seats. Dropped wallets, a...

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Japan Railway Glitch Halts Credit Card Ticket Purchases Nationwide

Japan Railway Glitch Halts Credit Card Ticket Purchases Nationwide (仕事)
KYODO NEWS
 
TOKYO - Railway firms including East Japan Railway Co. and West Japan Railway Co. experienced a technical glitch with their ticketing system Monday morning that temporarily prevented c...

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Doctor: Symptoms Mild, But Caution Needed

Doctor: Symptoms Mild, But Caution Needed (ニュース)
NHK WORLD
 
A doctor who treated people infected with the new coronavirus says symptoms are relatively mild but measures should be taken to protect vulnerable people.
Satoshi Kutsuna of Japan's Nat...

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Japan Confirms Six More Cases From Quarantined Cruise Ship As Coronavirus Deaths Surpass SARS Toll

Japan Confirms Six More Cases From Quarantined Cruise Ship As Coronavirus Deaths Surpass SARS Toll (ニュース)
JAPAN TIMES
 
SHANGHAI/BEIJING/TOKYO – China raised the death toll from the coronavirus epidemic to 811 on Sunday, passing the number killed globally by the SARS epidemic from 2002 to 2003 and rais...

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