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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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Half of Uniqlo, Muji stores being shut in China

Half of Uniqlo, Muji stores being shut in China (仕事)
THE JAPAN NEWS
 
TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Japanese retailers are expanding outlet suspensions in China amid the unfolding coronavirus crisis, with about half of the Uniqlo apparel and Muji household go...

Shopping [9/2 23:00] More

India's Railway Project With Japan Faces $4.5 Bil. Budget Shortfall

India's Railway Project With Japan Faces $4.5 Bil. Budget Shortfall (仕事)
THE MAINICHI
 
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan plans to discuss how to proceed with a high-speed railway project in India employing Japan's shinkansen technology after its estimate found a budget shortfall ...

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Japan Launches Optical Spy Satellite

Japan Launches Optical Spy Satellite (ニュース)
SPACE FLIGHT NOW
 
Japan launched an optical reconnaissance satellite from the Tanegashima Space Center Sunday aboard an H-2A rocket after a 12-day delay caused by a nitrogen leak.
Japanese crews r...

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Japan Star Hanyu Wins Gold At Four Continents

Japan Star Hanyu Wins Gold At Four Continents (ニュース)
YAHOO SPORTS
 
Seoul (AFP) - Japan's two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu clinched his first Four continents title on Sunday, becoming the first male skater to complete the so-called "Super Slam"...

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Many Familymart Stores Less Profitable During Trial To Shorten Business Hours

Many Familymart Stores Less Profitable During Trial To Shorten Business Hours (仕事)
THE JAPAN NEWS
 
TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Convenience store chain FamilyMart Co. said Tuesday that operating profits fell at 59% of some 600 outlets that halted late-night operations in a trial to shor...

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Companies Making Good Use Of Platform At Sports Business Expo

Companies Making Good Use Of Platform At Sports Business Expo (仕事)
JAPAN TIMES
 
CHIBA – Beginning with last year’s Rugby World Cup, Japan has begun a golden period of hosting some of the world’s biggest sporting events, including, obviously, this summer’s Tokyo O...

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Japan's Abe Orders Antivirus Steps As December Consumption Falls

Japan's Abe Orders Antivirus Steps As December Consumption Falls (ニュース)
AL JAZEERA
 
The government said is watching developments closely as the virus outbreak could hurt inbound tourism and consumption.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ordered his government to ...

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Kitkat Mcflurry Comes To Mcdonald’s Japan With Commercial Starring Japanese Idol

Kitkat Mcflurry Comes To Mcdonald’s Japan With Commercial Starring Japanese Idol (ニュース)
SORA NEWS
 
After a seven-year hiatus, the popular chocolate brand is teaming up with the fast food giant for a limited time. 
If there’s one thing McDonald’s excels at more than flipping burgers, ...

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Chomei-ji Temple

Chomei-ji Temple (観光)
GAIJINPOT TRAVEL
 
The secret to long life turns out to be 808 precarious stone steps and a beautiful view of Lake Biwa.
Chomei-ji Temple sits on the edge of the majestic Lake Biwa in Shiga Prefect...

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Goldman Sachs Poised To Enter Japan Wealth Management Business

Goldman Sachs Poised To Enter Japan Wealth Management Business (仕事)
JAPAN TIMES
 
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. plans to enter the wealth management business in Japan, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
The U.S. bank will target high net worth individuals throu...

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How Japan Uses AI And Robotics To Solve Social Issues And Achieve Economic Growth

How Japan Uses AI And Robotics To Solve Social Issues And Achieve Economic Growth (仕事)
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW
 
 
Automation has become part of the global manufacturing line, where robots take on repetitive jobs, like filling boxes or welding a car frame in the same way, day after d...

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Coronavirus: Infections Double Among Japan Cruise Ship Passengers

Coronavirus: Infections Double Among Japan Cruise Ship Passengers (ニュース)
DW
 
Twenty individuals onboard the Diamond Princess have tested positive for the coronavirus. However, most of the thousands of passengers have yet to be screened. The death toll has continued to ...

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Yokohama Strawberry Festival

Yokohama Strawberry Festival (観光)
JAPAN TRAVEL
Enjoy Free Strawberry Sampling And More
Venue: Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse When: Feb 6 - Feb 16th 2020, 11:00am - 6:00pm
The Yokohama Strawberry Festival takes place over an 11 day pe...

Festival [5/2 23:00] More

Robot Bartender May Serve Up a Solution in Japan

Robot Bartender May Serve Up a Solution in Japan (仕事)
VOA NEWS
TOKYO - Japan's first robot bartender has begun serving drinks in a Tokyo pub in a test that could usher in a wave of automation in restaurants and shops struggling to hire staff in an agi...

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