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12 Secret Steps to Open this Japanese Puzzle Box

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 01/07/2022 - 04:35
I made a 12 step, 4 Sun Japanese Puzzle Box! It took a lot of tricky woodworking techniques to pull off. (Newton Makes)
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Inunaki Tunnel | A Search for the Howling Village

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 01/07/2022 - 04:33
I visited Inunaki tunnel, one of Japan's most infamous ghost spots. The whole area is surrounded in mystery, from the legendary Inunaki village, to the creepy tunnel, we spent the day uncovering the true secrets of Inunaki. (Flipside Japan)
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Australia, Japan sign ‘historic’ defence pact amid China concerns

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 01/07/2022 - 04:29
The leaders of Australia and Japan have signed a “historic” defence treaty that Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said would “contribute to a secure and stable Indo-Pacific” as China expands its military and economic clout in the region. (aljazeera.com)
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Japan declares quasi-emergency for 3 prefectures

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 01/07/2022 - 04:28
Japan is imposing stricter coronavirus measures in response to a spike in cases. The government has declared a quasi-emergency in three prefectures where the virus is quickly spreading. (NHK)
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Transgender woman referred to prosecutors for using Osaka ladies room

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 01/07/2022 - 04:25
A transgender woman was referred to prosecutors Thursday for suspected trespassing after using the ladies room in a commercial facility in Osaka, in a case an expert on LGBT issues fears might lead to more prejudice and discrimination against sexual minorities. (Kyodo)
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Japan’s beloved Super Dry beer to get first-ever recipe change

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 01/07/2022 - 04:20
Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. will tweak the recipe of its flagship Super Dry beer for the first time ever, betting that an overhaul of the country’s best-selling brew will resonate with drinkers. (Japan Times)
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Tokyo has first snow of season

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 01/07/2022 - 01:00
Tokyo has had its first snowfall of the season, with 10 centimeters accumulating in central parts of the capital. (NHK)
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Japan to allow Omicron carriers to isolate at home

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 01/06/2022 - 07:19
Japan's health ministry Wednesday notified the local governments that people infected with the omicron coronavirus variant can isolate at home instead of being hospitalized, if local medical systems become strained. (nippon.com)
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Japan rugby rebrand leaves some tongue-tied

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 01/06/2022 - 05:53
Japan's rugby union season starts tomorrow with big ambitions, tongue-twister team names and a rebrand that has left some fans wondering which version of the sport they are to be watching. (taipeitimes.com)
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Tiger bites off keeper's hand at Japan safari park

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 01/06/2022 - 05:49
A tiger bit off a keeper's hand and attacked two other people at a safari park near Tokyo, Japanese media reported Wednesday. (france24.com)
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Sony to set up new electric vehicle unit, mulls entering market: CEO

newsonjapan.com - St, 01/05/2022 - 19:42
Sony Group Corp. will set up a new unit in the spring for electric vehicles as it explores the possibility of launching them commercially, its CEO said Tuesday. (Kyodo)
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Japanese Flying Fish Catching and Processing - How to fishing Flying Fish

newsonjapan.com - St, 01/05/2022 - 19:35
Flying fish live in all of the oceans, particularly in tropical and warm subtropical waters.Flying fish are commercially fished in Japan, Vietnam, and China. (Noal Farm)
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Australia, Japan to sign security cooperation treaty

newsonjapan.com - St, 01/05/2022 - 19:33
Australia and Japan are set to sign a treaty to beef up defence and security cooperation at a virtual summit on Thursday, after Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida cancelled trips to Australia and the United States due a surge in COVID-19 cases. (Reuters)
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Kishi: North's projectile fell outside Japan's EEZ

newsonjapan.com - St, 01/05/2022 - 19:32
Japanese Defense Minister Kishi Nobuo says a projectile presumed to be a ballistic missile launched by North Korea on Wednesday morning flew about 500 kilometers and likely fell outside Japan's exclusive economic zone. (NHK)
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Japan PM calls for aggressive wage hikes in push for redistribution

newsonjapan.com - St, 01/05/2022 - 19:30
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Wednesday asked business leaders to raise wages more aggressively for employees as part of his pursuit of wealth redistribution. (Kyodo)
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Record-low 2,626 traffic-related deaths reported in Japan in 2021

newsonjapan.com - St, 01/05/2022 - 19:28
The National Police Agency (NPA) said in a report released Tuesday that the number of fatalities from traffic accidents in Japan in 20121 was 2,636. (Japan Today)
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Keeping self-driving cars safe from hackers

newsonjapan.com - St, 01/05/2022 - 19:27
Cars of the future will be heavily dependent on the internet for navigation and other basic operations. But that will also make them vulnerable to hacking attacks capable of causing serious damage. (NHK)
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Toyosu market holds first tuna auction of 2022

newsonjapan.com - St, 01/05/2022 - 19:24
Traders at Tokyo's Toyosu wholesale market held the first auction of 2022 on Wednesday. (NHK)
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Teenager 1st to use hospital's "confidential birth" system

newsonjapan.com - St, 01/05/2022 - 09:06
A southwestern Japan hospital where women can give birth anonymously said Tuesday that a teenage girl who gave birth in December has become the first person to use the system, the only one of its kind in the country. (Kyodo)
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What's next for English-language education in Japan?

newsonjapan.com - St, 01/05/2022 - 08:06
Across the country, university hopefuls are now gearing up for the standardized entrance exam that will greatly impact their post-secondary options. (Japan Times)
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