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Japan Firms Adopt AI Dating App To Help Staff Find Love Amid Pandemic

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KYODO NEWS
 
With the coronavirus pandemic reducing chances for people to meet in person, a large number of companies in Japan, including several of its largest, have turned to an AI-powered dating app to help their employees find love, and hopefully become happier and more productive workers as ...

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Overseas Japanese-Language Newspapers In Crisis

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
The Nikkey Shimbun published its final issue this month, bringing an end to the last Japanese-language newspaper in Brazil, the home of the world’s largest community of people of Japanese descent.
There was no other choice amid the declining number of people there who can read Ja...

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Retro Japanese-Style Hotel Room With Kotatsu, Free Ice Cream Is Both Amazingly Cool AND Warm

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SORA NEWS
 
Staff thoughtfully provides everything you need to never leave the warm Showa-style kotatsu paradise.
A lot of hotels in Japan offer both western and Japanese-style rooms. The former tend to have the plusher furnishings, like sofas and beds with soft mattress, while the appeal of the ...

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Japan Held Drill In Nov. Assuming Foreign Occupation Of Senkakus

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KYODO NEWS
 
A drill Japan conducted in November at a remote southwestern island was conducted under the assumption that foreign forces had occupied the Senkaku Islands, a group of Japanese-administered islands claimed by China, according to several government sources.
The drill involving the Sel...

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Xenophobia Spills Into Japan’s COVID-Era Debate On Immigration

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JAPAN TIMES
 
From a ban on new foreign arrivals to a campaign against efforts to let non-citizens vote, a series of developments in Japan is raising new concerns about xenophobia in Asia’s second-largest economy.
Lawmakers in the Tokyo suburb of Musashino overruled the local mayor last week and ...

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Japan To Provide COVID-19 Vaccines To Egypt Through COVAX Facility

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ARAB NEWS
 
Approximately 700,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines manufactured in Japan to be shipped
Japan will provide to Egypt approximately 700,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines manufactured in Japan, through the COVAX facility, as part of assistance to contribute to the prevention of the spread of C...

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Japan On Alert As Omicron Spreads In Communities

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NHK
 
Japanese officials are on high alert as the Omicron coronavirus variant has started spreading in communities.
Untraceable Omicron infections have been detected in Osaka, Kyoto, Tokyo, and Fukuoka. The infected people have not been abroad recently.
The first community transmission in Fukuoka...

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Citizen To Release Beautiful, Limited-Edition Watch With Kimono-Inspired Night Sakura Design

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SORA NEWS
 
Elegance and simplicity define this watch, but you may have to fight to get your hands on it.
Few things scream Japanese aesthetics like cherry blossoms and kimono patterns, and with Japanese watchmaker Citizen’s upcoming watch release, you can get both. It’s the seventh cherry blosso...

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Japan Kishida Mulls Attending NPT Review Conference

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida might deliver a speech at the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference to be held in New York from Jan. 4, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.
It is unusual for the leader of a major country to attend an NPT review meeting. If Kishida att...

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Japan's Kyoto, Fukuoka Prefectures Find New Omicron COVID-19 Cases

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CNA
 
Japan's Kyoto and Fukuoka prefectures detected new infections involving the Omicron coronavirus variant, including cases of possible community transmission, a government representative and local media said on Saturday (Dec 25).
Kyoto prefecture in western Japan found four new infections of ...

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