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Fukushima Radioactive Water Should Be Released Into Ocean, Say Japan Experts

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THE GUARDIAN
 
Build-up of contaminated water from wrecked nuclear plant has been sticking point in clean-up likely to take decades
A panel of experts advising Japan’s government on a disposal method for radioactive water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant has recommended releasing it int...

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Japanese Police Helicopter Carrying Heart Crash-Lands In Northeast Japan, 7 Hurt

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KYODO NEWS
 
A Fukushima prefectural police helicopter transporting a heart for transplant crash-landed Saturday in the northeastern Japanese prefecture, injuring all seven persons on board, including one seriously, authorities said.
Three police officers, two technicians and two medical workers ...

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Commercial Independence At Core Of Japan’s New Rugby Union League

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SPORTS PRO MEDIA
 
Competition set to launch in 2021 with 15,000-seat stadia requirement for teams.
Japan’s rugby union (JRFU) has revealed further plans for its new domestic club competition, with the league set to launch in autumn 2021.
The governing body had initially drawn up plans for the ne...

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Living Better Together: Japan’s Bold Move To Fight Dementia Means Adapting To It

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FORBES
 
Every 3 seconds, someone in the world develops a condition that, unlike cancer, has no cure. Dementia is one of the fastest-growing syndromes, with the number of sufferers expected to triple to 150 million by 2050, according to the World Health Organization.
In Japan, dementia rates are ...

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New Harajuku Station Building Shown To Press

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
TOKYO (Jiji Press) — East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) showed the press the Yamanote Line’s new Harajuku Station building and platform Wednesday.
The station in Tokyo stands near Takeshita Street, a center of fashion and youth cultures that draws many visitors from abroad.
The new...

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Japanese Nationals Evacuated From Wuhan Describe Fear In Virus Epicenter

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JAPAN TIMES
 
TOKYO/WUHAN, CHINA – A charter jet evacuating the first group of Japanese nationals from Wuhan, the Chinese city at the center of a deadly virus outbreak, arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday morning.
Among the 206 Japanese nationals who were repatriated from Wuhan, 12 have been hospitaliz...

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Two More Found Infected With Coronavirus In Japan

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NHK WORLD
 
Japan's health ministry says two more people have been infected with the new coronavirus in Japan.
It says one of them is a man in his 60s in Nara Prefecture who has no record of staying in the Chinese city of Wuhan in Hubei Province, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak.
The min...

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Japan Confirms Virus In Man Who Had Not Been To China

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JAKARTA POST
 
Japanese authorities said Tuesday a man with no recent travel to China has contracted the novel strain of coronavirus -- apparently after driving tourists visiting from Wuhan, where a deadly outbreak began.
The man in his sixties from Nara in western Japan drove two groups of Wuhan...

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Japanese Chef Wins First Ever Three-Star Rating In France

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
PARIS (Reuters) — The French edition of the Michelin Guide, the bible of gastronomy, for the first time in its history awarded the highest rating of three stars to a Japanese-born chef.
The accolade, unveiled at a ceremony in Paris on Monday evening, went to chef Kei Kobayashi wh...

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'Death Note' Returns With First New Manga Content In 12 Years

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - "Death Note" has gone through a lot of different incarnations on its way to becoming one of the most successful Japanese entertainment franchises of the modern era. The anime story of precocious homicidal youths, their death god enablers, and police investigators became an i...

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