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Man arrested for exposing himself to school girl admits to at least 50 similar offenses

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 01/02/2022 - 04:06
A 43-year-old man arrested on suspicion of committing a lewd act in front of a high school girl has told police he committed similar offenses on at least 50 occasions. (Japan Today)
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Japan business leaders voice resolve to tackle key growth challenges

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 01/02/2022 - 04:01
The leaders of Japan's major business organizations on Saturday expressed their resolve to address pressing challenges facing the country to support growth in 2022, ranging from digitalization and decarbonization to regional revitalization and deregulation. (Kyodo)
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Kishida vows focus on COVID-19 response and 'new capitalism'

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 01/02/2022 - 03:58
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Saturday vowed to continue to take all necessary measures to fight the spread of COVID-19 while accelerating his push to create a “new capitalism.” (Japan Times)
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Sapporo could lock up 2030 Winter Olympics in 2022

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 01/02/2022 - 03:53
The International Olympic Committee and Japan officials have been holding behind-the-scenes talks that could secure Sapporo’s bid to host the 2030 Winter Olympics in 2022, multiple sources with knowledge of the matter said Friday. (Japan Times)
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January 2022 Kabuki Preview (Kabuki-za, National, Enbujō and Shōchiku-za)

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 01/02/2022 - 03:51
Three major kabuki shows in Tokyo this January, including mayor works such as Ichijō Ōkura Monogatari and Kawatsura Hōgen Yakata at the Kabuki-za, Nansō Satomi Hakkenden at the National Theatre, an a special program of dances by Tamasaburō in Osaka. (Kabuki In-Depth)
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Best Shopping spots Ueno Ameya-Yokochō Street Market | Guided Walking Tour

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 01/02/2022 - 03:50
Ameya-Yokochō is an open-air market in the Taito Ward of Tokyo, Japan, located next to Ueno Station. (Totally Drew)
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Mochitsuki: Making Mochi with Monks for Japanese New Year

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 01/02/2022 - 03:45
A Japanese New Year tradition, Shizuka learns all about mochitsuki (mochi making) at Enpukuji Temple in Chiba Prefecture with the help of the head monk, Ibaraki. (Japan by Food)
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People across Japan visit shrines on New Year's

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 01/02/2022 - 03:42
People across Japan have paid their respects at shrines and temples to usher in the New Year. (NHK)
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16-year-old boy arrested after fire in apartment kills his sister

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 01/02/2022 - 03:41
Police in Naha, Okinawa, have arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of arson after he set fire to his family's apartment on Friday. His 21-year-old sister died in the blaze. (Japan Today)
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Over 220 flights canceled in Hokkaido due to heavy snow

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 01/02/2022 - 03:37
Over 220 flights connecting Hokkaido to other parts of Japan were canceled Saturday after the country’s northernmost main island was hit by another day of heavy snow. (Japan Times)
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Emperor issues New Year video message

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 01/02/2022 - 03:35
Japan's Emperor has expressed his thoughts for people who are affected by the coronavirus pandemic in his New Year's video message. (NHK)
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We just wanna say Happy New Year to everyone!

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 01/01/2022 - 15:54
Happy New Year everyone! (Kimono Mom)
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Blizzard in Kyoto, Scenic Snowy Train Ride on New Year's Eve

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 01/01/2022 - 06:39
On a snowy day in Kyoto, I took the Eizan Railway train from Kibunaguchi Station to Kurama Station Dec.31, 2021 (Kuga's Travel)
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Japanese minimalist: 5 benefits of being a minimalist

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 01/01/2022 - 06:38
Hi, I'm Aki, a minimalist who is a school teacher living in a small village in Japan. (Samurai Matcha)
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New Year 2022 in Tokyo, Japan | Midnight Streets of Monzen-Nakacho

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 01/01/2022 - 06:34
It's 11:59 and we're in Tokyo at Monzen-Nakacho where they have both a shrine and temple next to each other. (ONLY in JAPAN * GO)
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Celtic sign Daizen Maeda, Yosuke Ideguchi and Reo Hatate from Japan's J League

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 01/01/2022 - 06:33
Japanese Football expert Dan Orlowitz joined Sky Sports to discuss Celtic, who have completed the triple signing of Daizen Maeda, Yosuke Ideguchi and Reo Hatate from Japan's J League. (Sky Sports News)
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Tokyo shrine visitors pray for good luck in 2022

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 01/01/2022 - 06:30
Worshippers visited a shrine in central Tokyo in the early hours of New Year's Day to pray for good luck in 2022. They maintained social distance to reduce the risk of coronavirus infection. (NHK)
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Record low number of youths coming of age in Japan

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 01/01/2022 - 06:29
A record low number of 1.2 million people in Japan will celebrate New Year's Day as new adults at the age of 20, the legal start of adulthood in the country. (NHK)
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Heavy snow snarls travel in Japan during year-end holidays

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 01/01/2022 - 06:26
A massive winter storm was expected to dump nearly a meter of snow on some parts of Japan, snarling transport during a peak travel period over the New Year holiday when many people are on the move to be with their families. (Japan Times)
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