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Japan To Attend NATO Summit For First Time

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AL JAZEERA
 
Fumio Kishida says he will join the June 28-30 meeting, becoming the first Japanese prime minister to attend a NATO summit.
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has said he will attend this month’s NATO summit in Madrid, becoming the country’s first leader to join a top meeting of t...

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Japan Gears Up For July 10 Election With End Of Diet Session

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JAPAN TODAY
 
Japan wrapped up its 150-day regular Diet session Wednesday, with the ruling and opposition parties swinging into high gear for the House of Councillors election set for July 10.
The cabinet of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida decided on the date of the election as well as the start of ...

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Kate Kamoshita Of Learning Compass: Navigating Life With ADHD In Japan

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JAPAN TODAY
 
We’re hearing more about “neurodiversity” these days. The term describes the idea that people experience the world around them in a multitude of ways, and there is no “right” way of thinking or behaving.
It also refers to the diversity of people themselves, and is often used in rela...

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Japan Hopeful Of Sharing Military Intelligence Again With South Korea

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KYODO NEWS
 
Japan's defense minister on Tuesday expressed hope that military intelligence would be smoothly shared again with South Korea after its foreign minister said an accord once on the brink of termination under a previous administration should be normalized.
"I hope there will be exchang...

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Japan Makes 'Online Insults' Punishable By One Year In Prison In Wake Of Reality TV Star's Death

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CNN
 
Japan's parliament on Monday passed legislation making "online insults" punishable by imprisonment amid rising public concern over cyberbullying sparked by the suicide of a reality television star who had faced social media abuse.
Under the amendment to the country's penal code -- set to ta...

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Travel Firms Thrown Into Confusion Over Rules As Japan Reopens To Foreign Tourists

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JAPAN TODAY
 
As Japan resumed visa procedures to accept foreign tourists last week, travel companies have been thrown into confusion over the lack of communication regarding entry procedures and last-minute COVID-19 guidelines.
The government's sudden moves have generated discontent among many i...

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Japan Toughens Defamation Penalties After Wrestler's Suicide

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ABC NEWS
 
Japan’s parliament has approved tougher penalties for criminal defamation in a move prompted by a bullied wrestler’s suicide and that is raising free speech concerns
Japan’s parliament approved tougher penalties for criminal defamation Monday in a move prompted by a bullied wrestler's ...

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Pepsi Releases A New Cola In Japan Specifically For Karaage Fried Chicken

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SORA NEWS
 
Colourless beverage contains special ingredients to enhance the flavour of Japan’s “national dish”.
Pepsi has proved time and time again it isn’t afraid of experimenting with new releases to suit the tastes of the local market in Japan. So far, they’ve given us special flavours like s...

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Nishida And Ishikawa Power Japan’s Win Over China

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VOLLEY BALL WORLD
 
Eight aces push Philippe Blain’s squad to second VNL victory in Brasilia
Japan celebrated their second Volleyball Nations League win in Brasilia after downing Asian rivals China on Thursday.
Opposite Yuji Nishida and team captain Yuki Ishikawa led their team at the net and fro...

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Covid-19: Japan Reopens To Tourists - But With Strict Rules

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BBC
 
She has paid more than £3,500 ($4,390) for a 16-day tour, as under the country's Covid-19 restrictions she is not allowed to roam around on her own.
But Ms Ronayne, who lives in the UK, is still keen to make the trip.
"This will be my first time in Japan and also my first time in Asia. I am...

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