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188-Year-Old Kyoto Tea Merchant Offers Beautiful Hydrangea Parfait As Nearby Temple’s Flowers Bloom

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SORA NEWS
 
As the summer rains and summer flowers return, so too does this special treat.
The city of Uji, in Kyoto Prefecture, is pretty much synonymous with tea, and with good reason. Uji produces some of the finest green tea in all of Japan, and the mere mention of “Uji matcha” is enough to p...

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Japan’s Fuji Rock Festival Canceled For First Time Because Of Pandemic

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MERCURY NEWS
 
TOKYO – Fuji Rock Festival, Japan’s biggest annual music event, will be canceled for the first time ever due to the coronavirus pandemic, organizers said, disappointing thousands of rock-and-roll fans who flock to the outdoor festivities every year.
Since its inception in 1997, hea...

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Japan Softens Re-Entry Ban That Left Foreign Residents Stranded

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JAPAN TIMES
 
 The government says it will allow foreign residents to re-enter the country regardless of their visa status 
In the face of harsh criticism as the only Group of Seven member nation still banning legal long-term and permanent residents from returning home, Japan has softened its sta...

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Tokyo Olympics : Host Japan Set To Lose Billions If Olympics ‘Downsized & Simplified’

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INSIDE SPORT
 
Next year’s Olympics will be “downsized,” “simplified,” or “very different.” Tokyo CEO Toshiro Muto has been open about slashing costs and “reducing service levels.” Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike, in Thursday newscasts, sounded the same tune. “We will move ahead with the items that s...

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Japan’s Fuji TV Ends ‘Terrace House’ Reality Show After Hana Kimura’s Death

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SCMP
 
Female wrestler’s suspected suicide is thought to be linked to cyberbullyingKimura had been target of hateful messages online after episode in which she got angry with male cast member over washing of her wrestling costume
Japanese reality TV show Terrace House has suspended its production...

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Japan To Explore 'Simplified' Games: Tokyo Governor

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JAKARTA POST
 
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Thursday it may be necessary to a stage a "simplified" Olympics next year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and that organisers were already discussing possible changes.
Koike's comments come after the Yomiuri newspaper reported that var...

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Japan Governors Call For Balancing Economic Recovery, Virus Control

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KYODO NEWS
 
Japan's prefectural governors on Thursday came up with joint proposals for how to revive the country's economy while preventing a second wave of infections amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Measures proposed during the online meeting of the National Governors' Association included...

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Tokyo Issues Coronavirus Alert After 34 New Daily Cases Reported

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JAPAN TIMES
 
Surge marks first time since May 14 that more than 30 cases have been reported in a single day
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government re-sounded the alarm for the capital after 34 new coronavirus infections were confirmed in the city Tuesday, a day after it eased business closure request...

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University Of Tokyo Finds Simple Coronavirus Antibody Test Gives Many False Positives

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Roughly 90% of the people who received positive results with simple coronavirus antibody test kits tested negative when a more detailed test utilizing large equipment was administered, says a team led by the University of Tokyo’s Research Center for Advanced Science and Technolog...

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Japan Starts Coronavirus Antibody Tests On 10,000 People

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KYODO NEWS
 
The Japanese health ministry began testing around 10,000 people for coronavirus antibodies Monday in a bid to better grasp the scale of infection, as the country braces for a possible resurgence following the lifting of a state of emergency last week.
The tests, which look for specif...

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