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Japan Confirms 4th Coronavirus Case

Japan Confirms 4th Coronavirus Case (ニュース)
NHK
 
Japan's health ministry says it has confirmed the country's fourth case of the new coronavirus.
The ministry said on Sunday that the patient is a male tourist in his 40s from the Chinese city...

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Sellers petition for antitrust probe over Rakuten free shipping

Sellers petition for antitrust probe over Rakuten free shipping (仕事)
JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - A group of merchants on Rakuten Inc's online shopping mall on Wednesday submitted a petition with some 4,000 signatures to the Japan Fair Trade Commission, asking it to invest...

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Tokyo Enters Final Straight In Olympics Preparations

Tokyo Enters Final Straight In Olympics Preparations (ニュース)
JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Tokyo 2020 organizers enter the final stretch of a decade of Olympics planning on Friday, six months before the start of the Games, with most major wobbles in the rearview mir...

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Japan Retail, Tourism Industries On Alert To Prevent Virus Infection

Japan Retail, Tourism Industries On Alert To Prevent Virus Infection (ニュース)
THE MAINICHI
 
 
 
 
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Japanese retail and tourism industries were on full alert Friday after a second infection with a new deadly coronavirus was confirmed in the country at the...

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Japan Confirms 2nd Coronavirus Case

Japan Confirms 2nd Coronavirus Case (ニュース)
NHK
 
Japan's health ministry has confirmed the country's second infection of the new coronavirus strain currently spreading in China. The virus was detected in a man in his 40s visiting Tokyo from...

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Fukushima's Hekizantei Ryokan-Hotel

Fukushima's Hekizantei Ryokan-Hotel (観光)
JAPAN TRAVEL
Lakeside Accommodation in Dake Onsen
Part of the Itoen Hotels Group, the ryokan-hotel Hekizantei is a wonderful choice for visitors to Dake Onsen in Fukushima Prefecture. The hotel boa...

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HALOP: The Japanese Huggy Pillow For People Who Already Have A Human Boyfriend/Girlfriend

HALOP: The Japanese Huggy Pillow For People Who Already Have A Human Boyfriend/Girlfriend (ニュース)
SORA NEWS
 
A new kind of dakimakura designed to provide fantasies that are actually based in reality.
It’s pretty widely assumed that the primary market for huggy pillows, or dakimakura, as they’r...

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Testy Osaka, Teen Gauff Set Up Clash

Testy Osaka, Teen Gauff Set Up Clash (ニュース)
THE JAPAN NEWS
 
MELBOURNE (AFP-Jiji) — Naomi Osaka conceded she had been “a bit childish” after her frustrations boiled over on Wednesday in setting up a third-round showdown with teenager Coco Ga...

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Japan Joins US By Announcing Space Force In Face Of New Threats

Japan Joins US By Announcing Space Force In Face Of New Threats (ニュース)
SKY NEWS
 
Japan is increasingly worried about the interstellar activity of Russia and China who are reportedly trying to disrupt satellites.
Japan's prime minister has announced his country will c...

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Japan Top Business Lobby Urges Review In Seniority-Based Employment

Japan Top Business Lobby Urges Review In Seniority-Based Employment (仕事)
THE MAINICHI
 
 
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan's most powerful business lobby on Tuesday called on member companies to review the country's long-held employment practices, including automatic pay raises b...

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A Roadmap For Repairing Rural Mobility In Japan - And Beyond

A Roadmap For Repairing Rural Mobility In Japan - And Beyond (仕事)
WE FORUM
 
 Outside its cities, Japan's public transport system is in decline.Rural mobility is crucial to quality of life for many Japanese, especially odler generations.A new set of principles fo...

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Ghosn’s Flight Leaves CEOs Thinking Twice About Japan

Ghosn’s Flight Leaves CEOs Thinking Twice About Japan (ニュース)
FOREIGN POLICY
 
A controversial case has put an unwelcome spotlight on the Japanese justice system.
The dramatic year-end escape of the auto titan-turned-fugitive Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman...

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From Anime To Reality: Mobile 25-Ton Gundam Robot To Be Built In Yokohama

From Anime To Reality: Mobile 25-Ton Gundam Robot To Be Built In Yokohama (ニュース)
JAPAN TIMES
 
What was once thought limited to the realm of animation is set to become reality in Yokohama this fall when an 18-meter mobile Gundam robot steps into action.
Fans of the iconic anime...

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Sexy Zone Show Off Their “Sharp Bodyline” In Anan

Sexy Zone Show Off Their “Sharp Bodyline” In Anan (ニュース)
ARAMA JAPAN
 
Johnny’s group Sexy Zone are the latest cover boys for anan magazine. The issue will revolve around the “common sense of a diet”, perfect topic for both the new year and decade.
It wi...

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Netflix To Carry Studio Ghibli Animated Films Outside North America, Japan

Netflix To Carry Studio Ghibli Animated Films Outside North America, Japan (ニュース)
WIO NEWS
 
The iconic animated movies of Ghibli world will be available on Netflix from February 1. This would be a surprise for Ghibli fan who arent able to see their beloved characters around the...

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