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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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Japan Studies Impact Of Coronavirus On Olympics

Japan Studies Impact Of Coronavirus On Olympics (ニュース)
NHK
 
Japan's Sports Agency has begun examining the impact the coronavirus outbreak could be having on athletes preparing for the Olympic and Paralympic games, which open in Tokyo in about six mont...

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AI Startup Digs Up Business Opportunity In Aging Water Pipes In Japan And Elsewhere

AI Startup Digs Up Business Opportunity In Aging Water Pipes In Japan And Elsewhere (仕事)
JAPAN TIMES
 
When a fifth of the people living in the city of Wakayama faced a three-day water stoppage last month to fix a 60-year-old pipe network, they rushed to get ready, only to learn that t...

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Poll Reveals More than 80% Support Death Penalty in Japan

Poll Reveals More than 80% Support Death Penalty in Japan (ニュース)
NIPPON.COM
 
In a recent opinion poll on the death penalty, 9.0% of Japanese respondents answered it should be abolished in all cases, while 80.8% said that it was necessary in some cases.
The opin...

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Japan Testing 3,700 People Quarantined On Cruise Ship After Hong Kong Novel Coronavirus Case

Japan Testing 3,700 People Quarantined On Cruise Ship After Hong Kong Novel Coronavirus Case (ニュース)
CHANNEL NEWS ASIA
 
TOKYO: Japanese officials began screening more than 3,700 passengers and crew on a cruise ship quarantined off the port of Yokohama near Tokyo on Tuesday (Feb 4) after a Hong Ko...

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Outrage Sparks As Investigation On Burned Shuri Castle Is Closed With No Conclusive Results

Outrage Sparks As Investigation On Burned Shuri Castle Is Closed With No Conclusive Results (ニュース)
SORA NEWS
 
Many can only speculate as to what happened to Okinawa’s beloved castle.
Designated as a UNESCO heritage site in 2000, Shuri Castle is a symbol of the many facets making up Okinawa’s co...

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Japan Tourism Company Faces 20,000 Cancellations From Coronavirus Outbreak

Japan Tourism Company Faces 20,000 Cancellations From Coronavirus Outbreak (仕事)
JAPAN TODAY
 
Tokyo (CNN) — The phone lines at Kamome, a Tokyo-based travel agency that specializes in tours for Chinese travelers, haven't stopped buzzing for the last three days.
On Sunday, China...

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Kenichi Yasuda Navigates International Business And Labor Law For Foreigners

Kenichi Yasuda Navigates International Business And Labor Law For Foreigners (仕事)
JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - In today's changing economy and society, legal issues are becoming more diverse and complex. This creates a greater need for the services of lawyers such as Kenichi Yasuda of ...

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CoCoLo Yuzawa

CoCoLo Yuzawa (観光)
JAPAN TRAVEL
Showcasing Niigata right by Echigo Yuzawa Station
My first memory of Echigo Yuzawa Station was one of excitement. We had just gotten off the shinkansen and made our way through the tic...

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Japan Considers Extra Spending Over Coronavirus’s Impact on Tourism

Japan Considers Extra Spending Over Coronavirus’s Impact on Tourism (ニュース)
BLOOMBERG
 
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hinted Friday that extra spending may be needed to deal with a coronavirus outbreak, after earlier in the day saying the government would bar infected...

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Fukushima Radioactive Water Should Be Released Into Ocean, Say Japan Experts

Fukushima Radioactive Water Should Be Released Into Ocean, Say Japan Experts (ニュース)
THE GUARDIAN
 
Build-up of contaminated water from wrecked nuclear plant has been sticking point in clean-up likely to take decades
A panel of experts advising Japan’s government on a disposal meth...

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Japanese Police Helicopter Carrying Heart Crash-Lands In Northeast Japan, 7 Hurt

Japanese Police Helicopter Carrying Heart Crash-Lands In Northeast Japan, 7 Hurt (ニュース)
KYODO NEWS
 
A Fukushima prefectural police helicopter transporting a heart for transplant crash-landed Saturday in the northeastern Japanese prefecture, injuring all seven persons on board, includ...

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Commercial Independence At Core Of Japan’s New Rugby Union League

Commercial Independence At Core Of Japan’s New Rugby Union League (ニュース)
SPORTS PRO MEDIA
 
Competition set to launch in 2021 with 15,000-seat stadia requirement for teams.
Japan’s rugby union (JRFU) has revealed further plans for its new domestic club competition, with...

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Living Better Together: Japan’s Bold Move To Fight Dementia Means Adapting To It

Living Better Together: Japan’s Bold Move To Fight Dementia Means Adapting To It (ニュース)
FORBES
 
Every 3 seconds, someone in the world develops a condition that, unlike cancer, has no cure. Dementia is one of the fastest-growing syndromes, with the number of sufferers expected to trip...

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Nasscom, Japan Join Hands To Match Startups And Tech Firms With Vcs

Nasscom, Japan Join Hands To Match Startups And Tech Firms With Vcs (仕事)
BUSINESS STANDARD
 
Nasscom has been looking to expand into more markets to reduce its over dependence on US and UK, which together make up more than 70 per cent of its exports, as of last financia...

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