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Starbucks Japan’s New Strawberry Frappuccino: The Next Best Thing To Being In Wimbledon Right Now

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SORA NEWS
 
Boring old strawberry or a surprising flavour with an interesting backstory?
Our Japanese-language reporter K. Masami is so dedicated to her Starbucks Frappuccino studies that she commits to buying all the new releases, no matter how boring or ho-hum they may appear to be.
So when she...

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Japan Set to Accelerate COVID-19 Vaccine Program For Elderly

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THE DIPLOMAT
 
Japan will step up efforts to complete the vaccination of its elderly population by the end of July.
Japan has announced that it plans to speed up the inoculation of all elderly people over the coming months amid a fourth wave of COVID-19 infections. Starting this week the governme...

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Japan To Temporarily Ban Foreign Residents Travelling From India, Nepal And Pakistan

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TIME OUT
 
The temporary measure will take effect from Friday May 14 to curb the spread of Covid-19
According to The Japan Times, the Japanese government has decided to further tighten entry restrictions by banning foreign residents who are travelling from India, Nepal or Pakistan.
Until recently...

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Japan's Brave Blossoms To Play Test Against Ireland In July

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JAPAN TIMES
 
 
Japan will play Ireland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on July 3 following their clash with the British & Irish Lions on June 26, the Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) said on Monday.
Jamie Joseph's Brave Blossoms will travel to Ireland after taking on the Lions at Murrayfield in ...

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Japan's Opposition Leader Says Tokyo Olympics Cannot Be Held Safely

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ARIRANG
 
With the Tokyo Olympics just several weeks away,.. the leader of Japan's main opposition party is questioning Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's assurances that the Games can be held safely.
Yukio Edano, head of the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, said Monday that it's impossible...

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Osaka Wants 'Discussion' On Olympics Amid Virus Surge In Japan

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FRANCE 24
 
Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka said Sunday she favoured a "discussion" taking place over the Olympic Games taking place as Tokyo reels from a new coronavirus surge.
A virus state of emergency in Japan's capital city and other parts of the country was extended on Friday, less than th...

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You Can Now Have A 'One Piece' Wedding In Japan

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Wedding halls in Japan have been allowing for some creative ceremonies in the past several years, with official "Final Fantasy XIV" and Hello Kitty wedding ceremonies as just a couple of examples of series-themed wedding plans that have been made available (that's not even m...

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As Olympics Near, Japan Extends A State Of Emergency In Tokyo Due To COVID-19

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USA TODAY
 
TOKYO – Trains packed with commuters returning to work after a weeklong national holiday. Frustrated young people drinking in the streets because bars are closed. Protests planned over a possible visit by the Olympics chief.
As the coronavirus spreads in Japan ahead of the Tokyo Olymp...

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Japan's Daily COVID-19 Cases Top 7,000 For First Time Since January

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JAKARTA POST
 
Japan's daily COVID-19 cases topped 7,000 for the first time since mid-January on Saturday, a day after the government's decision to expand the ongoing state of emergency beyond Tokyo and the greater Osaka region, amid growing fears over spreading variants of the coronavirus.
While...

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Japan Extends Covid Emergency In Tokyo As Olympics Loom

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THE GUARDIAN
 
Government admits restrictions that had been due to end on 11 May have failed to stop rising infections
Japan has extended a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and three other areas until at least the end of the month in an attempt to arrest a surge in cases less than 80 days ...

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