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Koki Ugusa ignites Carp in big win over struggling Giants

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 13:39
Rookie Koki Ugusa triggered a four-run first inning with a leadoff home run and the Central League’s fourth-place Hiroshima Carp held on to beat the third-place Yomiuri Giants 8-7 on Saturday. (Japan Times)
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2,500 cases reported of sexually exploitative photos of athletes

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 05:16
Around 2,500 cases of nonconsensual sexualized images objectifying athletes being taken or shared have been reported to a website set up by the Japanese Olympic Committee last November, Kyodo News learned Saturday. (Kyodo)
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This is the Japanese Navy's New Advanced Diesel-Electric Stealth Submarine

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 05:04
Japan launched the second Taigei-class attack submarine today. The advanced diesel-electric Hakugei (SS-514) will be commissioned by the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) in early 2023. (HBB Defense Military)
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This is How I Survive Disasters in Japan

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 05:01
Hey friends, today I'm going to be talking to you guys about why I'm on the kitchen floor. (akidearest)
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Across Japan by Ferry | Okinawa to Kagoshima Beautiful Route

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 05:01
I took a ferry from Okinawa to Kagoshima Japan. The sea was amazingly beautiful. (Solo Travel Japan)
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A Productive Day in My Life in Japan as a Content Creator

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 05:00
Hi everybody! Just sharing a productive day in my life here in Japan (rainbowholicTV)
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Life in Japan returning to normal

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 04:53
It's been two weeks since a coronavirus state of emergency ended in Japan. A semblance of normalcy is slowly returning across the country as the number of new COVID cases in most prefectures has dropped. (NHK)
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ONSEN | 4 Bikini Girls at the BIGGEST open air Hot Spring Bath in Japan

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 10/16/2021 - 11:40
CYBERJAPAN DANCERS enjoying the hot springs bath Onsen! (CYBERJAPAN DANCERS)
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Cat stationmaster unveils clock for 'Railway Day'

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 10/16/2021 - 02:29
Japan marked "Railway Day" on Thursday, the anniversary of the opening of the country's first railway on October 14, 1872, between Shimbashi Station in Tokyo and Yokohama. (NHK)
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Peach introduces one-month all-you-can-fly pass for under Y20,000

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 10/16/2021 - 02:27
One of the happiest words you can hear in Japan is hodai. It basically translates to “all you can,” and you’ll find it in such joy-inducing offers as tabehodai/all-you-can-eat and nomihodai/all-you-can-drink deals at bars and restaurants. (Japan Today)
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Women more likely to suffer from long COVID-19, study shows

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 10/16/2021 - 02:25
Women are more likely than men to have long-term COVID-19 symptoms such as fatigue and taste disorders, a survey by the National Center for Global Health and Medicine has shown. (Japan Times)
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Woman gets 3 years in jail for starvation death of 10-month-old daughter

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 10/16/2021 - 02:24
A 24-year-old woman has been sentenced to three years in prison for parental neglect resulting in the starvation death of her 10-month-old daughter. (Japan Today)
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11-year-old boy dies after falling from 10th-floor apartment balcony

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 10/16/2021 - 02:23
An 11-year-old boy died after falling from the balcony of the 10th-floor apartment where he lived in Kumamoto on Thursday morning. (Japan Today)
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Sake brewing to be registered as intangible cultural asset

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 10/16/2021 - 02:20
A Japanese government panel Friday advised culture minister Shinsuke Suematsu to register a traditional way of making sake using koji, a type of fungus, as an intangible cultural asset under a new system. (Japan Times)
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Yen slide signals bad news for Japan Inc this time

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 10/16/2021 - 02:19
Yen weakness is set to provoke more tears than smiles across Japan Inc this time around. A sliding currency brings benefits for exporters. Right now, however, it’s compounding the pain from surging raw material prices. (zawya.com)
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Aging forests likely to hinder Japan's decarbonization efforts

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 10/16/2021 - 02:17
Planted forests are aging noticeably across Japan, with more than half now 50 years or older, making the country more vulnerable to typhoons and other natural disasters and also undermining its decarbonization efforts. (Nikkei)
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Princess Mako's boyfriend to meet her parents ahead of marriage

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 10/16/2021 - 01:45
Princess Mako's boyfriend Kei Komuro will meet her parents on Monday ahead of their marriage scheduled for later this month, the Imperial Household Agency said Friday, with an unresolved financial dispute involving his mother clouding the celebratory mood. (Kyodo)
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Honda to launch EV brand, models in China in 2022

newsonjapan.com - Fri, 10/15/2021 - 06:58
Honda Motor is planning to expand its presence in China with new models of electric vehicles under a new brand. (NHK)
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The Rockin' Cruisin 2021 - Koga City, Japan

newsonjapan.com - Fri, 10/15/2021 - 06:38
The Rockin' Cruisin (ロッキンクルージン) American culture car show is now in its 16th year. (WasabiCars)
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Around Japan With a Movie Camera | BFI London Film Festival 2021

newsonjapan.com - Fri, 10/15/2021 - 06:37
Intense interest in Japan by the West made it a favourite destination for filmmakers from the earliest days of film. This selection of films from 1901 to 1913, newly restored by the BFI National Archive, takes us on a fascinating journey through Meiji Japan. (BFI)
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