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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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Japan Mourns Kobe Bryant, The Man Who Helped Put Kobe Beef On The Global Map

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WASHINGTON POST
 
TOKYO — Kobe beef has long been a famous delicacy in Japan, but one man did more than most to put it on the global map.
“Mr. Kobe Bryant was named after Kobe beef after his father had a taste of it and loved it,” said Tetsunori Tanimoto, director of the Kobe Beef Marketing and D...

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Masks Out As Japan, S. Korea Report New Cases

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STRAITS TIMES
 
 
An uneasy calm has settled in Japan and South Korea, which each confirmed one new Wuhan coronavirus case yesterday, with many members of the public not taking any chances by wearing surgical masks outdoors.
As it is also the flu season, both governments are now urging their citi...

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Japan Postman 'Could Not Be Bothered' To Deliver 24,000 Items

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BBC NEWS
 
Japanese police have announced an investigation into a former postman who kept tens of thousands of undelivered items at his home.
Authorities found about 24,000 pieces of mail at the man's house in Kanagawa, near Tokyo.
The unnamed 61-year-old reportedly said it was "too much bother t...

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Japan Confirms 4th Coronavirus Case

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Japan's health ministry says it has confirmed the country's fourth case of the new coronavirus.
The ministry said on Sunday that the patient is a male tourist in his 40s from the Chinese city of Wuhan.
Ministry officials say he arrived in Japan on Wednesday and developed a fever the followi...

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Tokyo Enters Final Straight In Olympics Preparations

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Tokyo 2020 organizers enter the final stretch of a decade of Olympics planning on Friday, six months before the start of the Games, with most major wobbles in the rearview mirror.
The organizers are dealing with fewer issues than their counterparts did in the build-up to Rio...

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Japan Retail, Tourism Industries On Alert To Prevent Virus Infection

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THE MAINICHI
 
 
 
 
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Japanese retail and tourism industries were on full alert Friday after a second infection with a new deadly coronavirus was confirmed in the country at the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year holidays.
"In Japan, it has not yet spread widely but I am worr...

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Japan Confirms 2nd Coronavirus Case

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NHK
 
Japan's health ministry has confirmed the country's second infection of the new coronavirus strain currently spreading in China. The virus was detected in a man in his 40s visiting Tokyo from Wuhan.
The inland Chinese city has been hit by a pneumonia outbreak that is likely caused by the vi...

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