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Renowned Japanese sumi ink artist Toko Shinoda dies at 107

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Toko Shinoda, a Japanese avant-garde artist internationally renowned for her unique style of abstract sumi ink paintings, has died of natural causes. She was 107. (Kyodo)
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Discover the Flavours of Kyushu, Japan

newsonjapan.com - St, 03/03/2021 - 21:47
Discover the rich history, vibrant cultures and adventures of Kyushu. Dive into the natural wonders of this geothermal wonderland. (Travelxp)
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Emergency extension to be decided on Friday

newsonjapan.com - St, 03/03/2021 - 21:43
Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide says he may extend the coronavirus state of emergency for the Greater Tokyo Area by about two weeks. (NHK)
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Koala at Japanese zoo becomes world's oldest in captivity

newsonjapan.com - St, 03/03/2021 - 04:59
A 24-year-old female koala kept at a zoo in Hyogo Prefecture has been recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest ever koala to be held in captivity, the facility said Tuesday. (Japan Times)
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Teacher accused of abducting girl to hotels further arrested for sex with other minor

newsonjapan.com - St, 03/03/2021 - 04:54
A middle school teacher in custody for allegedly abducting a girl last year has been further accused of paying another minor for sex, police have revealed, reports the Asahi Shimbun (tokyoreporter.com)
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Brazilian suspected of trafficking marijuana

newsonjapan.com - St, 03/03/2021 - 04:52
Shizuoka Prefectural Police have arrested four persons, including a Brazilian national, who are suspected members of a marijuana trafficking ring, reports Fuji News Network. (tokyoreporter.com)
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Tokyo Olympics committee increases female board membership to 40%

newsonjapan.com - St, 03/03/2021 - 04:47
The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee on Tuesday said it would appoint 12 new female members to increase women's representation on the board to 40%. (Nikkei)
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Lower House approves record budget for FY2021

newsonjapan.com - St, 03/03/2021 - 04:45
The Lower House of Japan's Diet has approved a record budget worth more than 106 trillion yen, or about 1 trillion dollars, for next fiscal year starting in April. (NHK)
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Woman who got coronavirus vaccine dies in Japan, no inoculation link for now

newsonjapan.com - St, 03/03/2021 - 04:41
A woman who received Pfizer Inc.'s coronavirus vaccine has died, but so far there has been no link found between her death and the inoculation, the health ministry said Tuesday. (Kyodo)
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Freezing waterfall meditation helps relieve pandemic stress in Japan

newsonjapan.com - Út, 03/02/2021 - 20:12
A group of Buddhist devotees in Japan subjected themselves to a freezing tradition known as waterfall meditation or Takigyo on February 28, 2021. (South China Morning Post)
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Japan's Great Wall: Can It Stop A Tsunami?

newsonjapan.com - Út, 03/02/2021 - 20:11
When a massive tsunami engulfed the north-eastern coastline of Japan a decade ago, it wiped out everything in its path, flattening villages, killing nearly 20,000 people and triggering a nuclear meltdown. (ABC News In-depth)
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Univ. of Tokyo comments on student charged in HK

newsonjapan.com - Út, 03/02/2021 - 20:07
A University of Tokyo graduate school has criticized Hong Kong authorities for charging one of its students for violating the territory's national security law. (NHK)
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Man arrested for killing Nara deer

newsonjapan.com - Út, 03/02/2021 - 20:05
Japanese police have arrested a man for fatally wounding a wild deer at a park in Nara City, western Japan. (NHK)
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Two men linked to Ghosn's escape arrive in Japan

newsonjapan.com - Út, 03/02/2021 - 19:49
Two Americans accused of helping former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn flee Japan have arrived at Narita Airport near Tokyo, after being extradited by US authorities. Michael Taylor, a former Green Beret, and his adult son Peter face charges, including enabling a suspect to escape. (NHK)
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10 yakuza members arrested for stealing sea cucumbers from ocean

newsonjapan.com - Út, 03/02/2021 - 19:45
More wayward souls caught up in the glitz and glamour of the illegal sea cucumber trade. (soranews24.com)
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The Sanriku Coast's Unbeatable Spirit - Train Cruise

newsonjapan.com - Út, 03/02/2021 - 07:31
Ride along Iwate Prefecture's rugged coastline on the Sanriku Railway Rias Line to discover breathtaking natural scenery and meet the indomitable residents rebuilding better and stronger after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. (NHK)
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Discover the Adventures in Kyushu, Japan

newsonjapan.com - Út, 03/02/2021 - 07:30
Discover the rich history, vibrant cultures and adventures of Kyushu. Dive into the natural wonders of this geothermal wonderland. ()
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Japan urges China to waive anal swab virus test

newsonjapan.com - Út, 03/02/2021 - 07:22
The Japanese government has asked China not to conduct coronavirus tests using anal swabs on Japanese people visiting the country. (NHK)
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Japan loosens storage conditions for Pfizer jab

newsonjapan.com - Út, 03/02/2021 - 07:21
Japan's health ministry has allowed the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine to be transported and stored at temperatures commonly found in pharmaceutical freezers. (NHK)
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Equipment breaks down rendering vaccines unusable

newsonjapan.com - Út, 03/02/2021 - 07:19
Japan's health ministry says equipment storing coronavirus vaccines broke down at a medical institution, rendering about 1,000 doses unusable. (NHK)
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