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NHK Can Now Pester You Through Your Mail Thanks To New Service From Japan Post

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JAPAN  TODAY
 
Ask anyone who has lived in Japan for a period of time what one of the most annoying things here is and they’ll probably tell you the NHK Man.
It might seem surprising that a public broadcasting company has earned such universal loathing, but as the collection agents who come calli...

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7 From U.S. Land In Japan For 1st Test Tours Before Tourism Reopening

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KYODO NEWS
 
Seven people from the United States arrived in Japan Tuesday as part of the first small-scale test tours in the government's planned gradual reopening to inbound tourists from June.
The seven -- six from Hawaii and another from Los Angeles -- landed at Narita airport outside Tokyo an...

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Japan, US Team Up On Next-Generation Chip Supply

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NHK
 
Japan and the United States have agreed to work together to develop the next generation of semiconductors. Experts welcome the move as a being beneficial to both sides.
The announcement came in a joint statement on Monday following a leaders' summit in Tokyo. It said they plan to set up a t...

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U.S. And Japan Teaming To Put First Japanese Astronaut On Moon

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CBS NEWS
 
Japan and the United States said Monday they want to put the first Japanese astronaut on the moon, as the allies deepen cooperation on space projects.
No non-American has ever touched down on the lunar surface, and Japan has previously said it hopes to achieve a Moon landing by the end...

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Chinese And Russian Nuclear Bombers Fly Over Sea Of Japan As Biden Visits Tokyo

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FINANCIAL TIMES
 
 
Japan Condemns Joint Exercise As ‘Provocative’ And ‘Unacceptable’
Chinese and Russian strategic bombers flew over the Sea of Japan as Joe Biden attended a Quad summit in Tokyo, in a joint exercise the Japanese government denounced as “unacceptable”.
The nuclear-capable bomber...

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Japan PM Kishida Cabinet's Approval Rises To Record 61.5%: Kyodo Poll

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KYODO NEWS
 
The approval rating for Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's Cabinet rose to 61.5 percent, the highest since he took office in October last year, reflecting public satisfaction with the government starting to ease COVID-19 restrictions, a Kyodo News survey showed Sunday.
In the tw...

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Pampered Pooches Ride Japan's Shinkansen In Style

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BBC
 
Oh to be a pampered pooch on one of Japan's iconic Shinkansen trains heading to a beautiful resort town.
For the first time, 21 furry friends were allowed to roam free in a special pet-friendly carriage on Saturday, as part of a trial by Japan Railways (JR).
Dogs must usually travel in a ca...

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In Tokyo, Biden Endorses Japan's Plan To Beef Up Its Defences

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CNA
 
US President Joe Biden on Monday (May 23) endorsed Japan's plan to beef up its defence capabilities as he and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida committed to working closely to counter China's growing influence in Asia.
Biden, on his first trip to Asia since taking office, is visiting the region ...

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Women Awarded Damages Over Japan Exam Discrimination

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CNN
 
A medical school in Japan has been ordered to pay compensation to 13 women for discriminating against them in entrance exams.
Juntendo University in Tokyo set stricter requirements for female students because it said women had better communication skills than men and had an advantage in int...

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Kishida, Biden To Hold Summit On Monday

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NHK
 
The leaders of Japan and the United States are expected to affirm their countries' close cooperation in the face of a severe international situation when they meet in Tokyo on Monday.
US President Joe Biden is due to arrive in Japan on Sunday on his first visit to the country since taking o...

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