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Mcdonald’s Japan’s French Fry Rationing Extended For About Another Month

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SORA NEWS
 
Good news for those with resolutions to lose weight.
As we approached the end of last year, fast food fans were hit by the news of a French fry shortage in Japan which has most notably affected the chain McDonald’s.
As a result, for a week the restaurant limited sales to only small-si...

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Japan Approves New Restrictions For Areas Hard Hit By COVID

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NPR
 
Japan approved new restrictions on Friday to curb a sharp rise in coronavirus cases in the three most affected southwestern regions of Okinawa, Yamaguchi and Hiroshima.
"Given the sudden surge in infections, the medical system runs the risk of suffering a heavy burden in the near future," D...

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Okinawa Likely To Report Around 980 COVID Cases

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NHK
 
The governor of Okinawa in southern Japan, Tamaki Denny, says the prefecture's tally of coronavirus cases for Thursday is expected to come to around 980.
That would mark the highest daily count for Okinawa, surpassing the previous record of 809 cases reported on August 25 of last year.
 
 

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Australia And Japan To Sign Defense And Security Cooperation Treaty

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CNN
 
Australia and Japan are set to sign a treaty to strengthen defense and security cooperation at a virtual summit on Thursday, after Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida canceled trips to Australia and the United States due to a surge in Covid-19 cases.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morris...

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Japan PM Won't Go To U.S., Australia Before Mid-Jan., To Focus On COVID

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KYODO NEWS
 
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday he has given up on visiting the United States and Australia for in-person summit talks before the start of a regular parliamentary session in mid-January and will focus on the COVID-19 response at home instead.
Kishida said he had be...

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Japan On Alert As COVID-19 Cases Rise

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NHK
 
The Japanese government is seeing an increase in COVID-19 infections. On Monday it confirmed more than 780 new cases, the first time since October that the daily count has surpassed 700.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported 103 new cases that day -- the first time the figure has risen...

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Japan Confirms More Omicron Cases

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NHK
 
Coronavirus infections have been on an upward trend in Japan. Cases of the Omicron variant and community transmission are also increasing in the country.
Tokyo confirmed 84 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, nearly double the figure reported a week earlier.
More than half of these peop...

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Tokyo Logs 79 New Coronavirus Cases

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
The Tokyo metropolitan government announced Saturday that 79 new novel coronavirus cases had been confirmed in the capital, up by 41 cases from the daily count for last Saturday. The number of new cases exceeded 60 for the fourth day in a row.
According to the metropolitan govern...

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Kishida Pins Hopes On Wage Hikes To Accelerate Wealth Redistribution

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JAPAN TODAY
 
 
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is counting on companies to raise wages to accelerate wealth redistribution, the centerpiece of his push for a new form of capitalism.
Companies will need to factor in a recovery in their earnings from the COVID-19 pandemic but also heftier en...

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Jujutsu Kaisen’s First Film Takes Number One Spot At Japanese Box Office

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POLYGON
 
It Had A Strong Opening Weekend
Jujutsu Kaisen 0, the first feature-length film based on the hit anime, debuted as the number one film in Japan in its opening weekend.
According to a post shared by CrunchyRoll — which is owned by the licensors of the show, Sony and Funimation — the mov...

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