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Telework From A Ferris Wheel At This Japanese Amusement Park

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JAPAN TODAY
 
Ever since the pandemic turned everyone’s everyday lives upside down, businesses have been looking for ways to stay afloat while workers have been looking for quiet places to telecommute outside the office.
This perfect storm has led to karaoke joints, coffeehouse chains and restaur...

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Uber Eats Japan Offering Strange Discount Just For People Who Don’t Really Need Uber Eats

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SORA NEWS
 
Telling the food delivery company you don’t need them to deliver your food nets you some extra cash.
While Uber’s ride-sharing initiative has had next to no impact in Japan, Uber Eats is a major hit. With a wide selection of restaurant options, easy ordering, and the convenience of ho...

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Supercomputer-Developed Face Shields May Offer Lifeline For Japan's Restaurant Industry

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JAPAN TIMES
 
Using the Fugaku supercomputer, the world’s fastest, a consortium of Japanese researchers has developed a wrap-around face shield that can more effectively block airborne droplets and reduce exposure to the coronavirus for diners at pubs and restaurants.
With many restaurants strugg...

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Japan To Test Anti-Virus Steps For Big Events At Near-Full Stadium

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KYODO NEWS
 
Japan will test measures for preventing the spread of the coronavirus at events with large numbers of spectators in a trial late this month in a nearly-packed baseball stadium in Yokohama, officials said Thursday.
The three-day trial from Oct. 30 comes as the government considers whe...

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Japan To Sign Agreement Allowing Arms Exports To Vietnam

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JAKARTA POST
 
 
Japan plans to sign an agreement with Vietnam to allow it to export defense equipment and technology to the country, part of a move to strengthen defence capabilities of Indo-Pacific nations to counter Chinese maritime advances, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Wednesday.
Japanes...

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Chinese Patrol Ships Enter Japanese Waters

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NHK WOLRD
 
The Japan Coast Guard says two Chinese patrol ships have entered Japan's territorial waters off the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, and are repeatedly trying to approach a Japanese fishing boat.
Coast Guard officials say two of the three Chinese vessels that had been sailing ju...

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Fishermen Oppose Release Of Fukushima Water Into Ocean

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Japanese fish industry representatives are urging the government not to allow the release at sea of tons of contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear plant, saying it would undo years of work to restore their reputation.
Tokyo Electric has collected more than a million t...

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Japan Eyes Legalizing Morning-After Pill

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JAKARTA POST
 
Japan will consider easing regulations on the sale of emergency contraceptive pills without a prescription, the health minister said Friday, taking a step toward allowing the kind of over-the-counter birth control that is already available in dozens of other countries.
The "morning...

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Konami Digital Entertainment Showcases Its Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game And More At New York Comic Con And Mcm Comic Con's Metaverse!

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WFMZ
 
 Company's Virtual Con Offerings Include a Voice Actor Panel, Exclusive Game Mat, and Remote Duel Competitions
Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) is excited to present a spread of unique, virtual experiences at New York Comic Con and MCM's Metaverse (NYCC x MCM Metaverse). Online ...

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Strong Typhoon Chan-Hom Expected To Bring Heavy Rain Across Mainland Japan

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MAINICHI
 
Japan's weather agency is calling for residents to be vigilant against powerful winds, high tides and landslides as strong Typhoon Chan-hom approaches east of the country's archipelago.
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reports that the 14th tropical storm of the year was situated ...

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