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Hondoji Temple

Hondoji Temple (観光)
JAPAN TRAVEL
Nichiren Temple Bedecked In Flowers In All Seasons
Once the site of the manor house of the prestigious Hiraga family of the Genji Clan, this Nichiren Buddhist temple is today known as ...

Shrine and Temple [23/4 12:53] More

Japan, IOC Jostle Over Who Will Pay Billions To Delay 2020 Olympics Over Coronavirus

Japan, IOC Jostle Over Who Will Pay Billions To Delay 2020 Olympics Over Coronavirus (仕事)
NPR
 
The Olympics won't be happening this summer, and a clash between the Tokyo organizers and the International Olympic Committee over who will shoulder the costs of postponing the games is heati...

Other [22/4 15:26] More

Pokémon Anime Officially On Hiatus Thanks To COVID-19, Will Only Play Reruns Starting Next Week

Pokémon Anime Officially On Hiatus Thanks To COVID-19, Will Only Play Reruns Starting Next Week (ニュース)
SORA NEWS
 
Officials have confirmed that production for the weekly anime is suspended until it’s safe for crews to meet up again.
The Pokémon anime has a been a staple on Japanese television for 2...

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Japan To Extend Visa Suspensions Until End Of May As Virus Spreads

Japan To Extend Visa Suspensions Until End Of May As Virus Spreads (ニュース)
DAILY BREAKING NEWS
 
Japan will extend its suspension of visas held by foreign nationals to the end of May, a government source said Tuesday, having deemed it too early to lift travel restrictions...

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Kaldi Coffee Farm

Kaldi Coffee Farm (観光)
JAPAN TRAVEL
Find Coffee, Cheese, And Other Import Foods
Whether you’re in Japan for a short period or for the long haul, Kaldi Coffee Farm offers a taste of home to many travelers. Not only can fo...

Tourism [21/4 13:56] More

Coronavirus Outbreak Sparks Harassment At Workplaces In Japan

Coronavirus Outbreak Sparks Harassment At Workplaces In Japan (ニュース)
THE MAINICHI
 
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- As coronavirus fears grip Japan, labor unions are receiving a growing number of reports from people who have faced discrimination at the hands of their bosses and ha...

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Japan’s Leader Is Following A Trumpian Playbook On The Coronavirus

Japan’s Leader Is Following A Trumpian Playbook On The Coronavirus (ニュース)
WASHINGTON POST
 
Geopolitical wags can’t help but wonder whether botched coronavirus responses constitute a “Chernobyl moment” for China or the United States. In Japan, though, Prime Minister Shin...

Event [21/4 12:57] More

Japan Cabinet Oks Reworked Extra Budget For $1.1 Tril. Virus Package

Japan Cabinet Oks Reworked Extra Budget For $1.1 Tril. Virus Package (仕事)
KYODO NEWS
 
Japan's Cabinet on Monday approved a reworked fiscal 2020 supplementary budget to finance universal cash handouts, expanding the size of a record economic package plan to 117.1 trillio...

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Japan Trade Surplus Dives 99% In March As Coronavirus Hits Exports

Japan Trade Surplus Dives 99% In March As Coronavirus Hits Exports (仕事)
JAKARTA POST
 
Japan's trade surplus dived 99 percent in March from a year earlier as coronavirus woes hit exports to its major trading partners, official data showed Monday.
The March surplus came...

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Japan Is Offering Sex Workers Financial Aid. But They Say It's Not Enough To Survive The Coronavirus Pandemic

Japan Is Offering Sex Workers Financial Aid. But They Say It's Not Enough To Survive The Coronavirus Pandemic (ニュース)
CNN
 
(CNN)Mika is worried. As a sex worker in Japan, she used to see three or four clients a day -- then the coronavirus pandemic hit. Now, with people staying home and avoiding close contact, she...

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Coronavirus: Japan’s Medical System On Verge Of Collapse, Doctors Say

Coronavirus: Japan’s Medical System On Verge Of Collapse, Doctors Say (ニュース)
GLOBAL NEWS
 
Hospitals in Japan are increasingly turning away sick people as the country struggles with surging coronavirus infections and its emergency medical system collapses.
In one recent cas...

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Japan Is Giving Its Citizens $930 Of Free Money, Joining The US In Handing Out Stimulus Checks During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Japan Is Giving Its Citizens $930 Of Free Money, Joining The US In Handing Out Stimulus Checks During The Coronavirus Pandemic (仕事)
BUSINESS INSIDER
 Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday he intends to hand out 100,000 yen ($930) to each citizen, in place of a previous sanction meant to cover households impacted by t...

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Tourist Spots Quiet In Japan After Emergency Order

Tourist Spots Quiet In Japan After Emergency Order (ニュース)
NHK
 
City streets and tourist hot spots in Japan are quiet on the first weekend since a state of emergency over the coronavirus outbreak was expanded nationwide.
The famous sand dunes of Tottori P...

Tourism [18/4 17:47] More

Kanazawa Hakkei’s Chiyomoto

Kanazawa Hakkei’s Chiyomoto (観光)
JAPAN TRAVEL
Foreign Footsteps in Yokohama 7 - Felice Beato
Chiyomoto (千代本) is an authentic Japanese restaurant that regularly showed up in Hiroshige’s ukiyoe woodblock prints in and around 1834...

Tourism [18/4 17:05] More

Governors Call For Golden Week Travel Curbs, Compensation For Business Suspensions

Governors Call For Golden Week Travel Curbs, Compensation For Business Suspensions (ニュース)
JAPAN TODAY
 
 
 
TOKYO - Japanese prefectural governors on Friday urged the central government to be firmer in asking the public not to travel during the upcoming Golden Week holidays after it exp...

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