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North Korea fires ballistic missile off coast of Japan

newsonjapan.com - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 13:58
North Korea launched a ballistic missile into the sea of the coast of Japan on Tuesday, the South Korean and Japanese militaries said. (itv.com)
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Toyota to build first battery plant in US

newsonjapan.com - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 13:54
Toyota Motor says it will build its first battery plant in the United States to meet growing demand for hybrid and electric vehicles around the world. (NHK)
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Japan's sudden coronavirus success puzzles experts

newsonjapan.com - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 04:58
Daily new COVID-19 cases have plummeted in Japan and the mood is celebratory, despite a general bafflement over what, exactly, is behind the sharp drop. (Oct. 18) (Associated Press)
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Political parties in Japan clash over ways to revitalise economy ahead of elections

newsonjapan.com - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 04:57
There has been a contest of words in Japan as the country gears up for a general election. Political parties have gone on the offensive in a televised debate a day before campaigning officially kicks off. (CNA)
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Japanese School Children (1901) | BFI National Archive

newsonjapan.com - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 04:56
In a school gymnastic festival, boys and girls demonstrate their physical rigour through exercise and dance. (BFI)
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Japan’s carbon goal is based on restarting 30 nuclear reactors

newsonjapan.com - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 04:51
Japan’s goal of reducing carbon emissions by 46 per cent by 2030 is based on the assumption it will restart 30 of its nuclear reactors, a top ruling party executive said. (jwnenergy.com)
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67% of Japan's population are fully vaccinated

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 19:51
The Japanese government says 67 percent of the country's population have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. (NHK)
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US vs Japan McDonald's | Food Wars

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 04:10
From calorie count to portion sizes, we wanted to find out all the differences between McDonald's in the US and Japan. (Food Insider)
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Tokyo 8K Shibuya to Harajuku Street View by Train

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 04:07
Shibuya to Harajuku / Omotesando is one of the great Tokyo 1-2 punches for tourists visiting the city. (ONLY in JAPAN)
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Akita's Kanto event held on smaller scale

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 04:06
Performers balancing long bamboo poles arrayed with paper lanterns displayed their skills in front of Akita Station in northern Japan on Sunday. (NHK)
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Japan-based Airline Sends Tourists To 'mystery Destinations' Through Vending Machines

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 04:02
As the aviation sector has been reeling under the deadly coronavirus pandemic, a Japan-based airline has done something 'out of the box' to attract tourists. ()
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Celebrities in Japan launch vote campaign amid public apathy towards Oct 31 election

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 04:00
Japanese celebrities are appealing to the young to vote in the general election on Oct 31, amid apathy towards a government branded as out of touch on bread-and-butter issues. (straitstimes.com)
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AFC praises member associations for resumption of Women's Asian Cup Qualifiers despite COVID-19

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 03:57
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women's Football Committee has praised member associations for successfully organising the resumption of the AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 Qualifiers, especially considering the challenges posed by COVID-19. (insidethegames.biz)
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Japan's 30-year wage slump hangs over distribution debate

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 03:55
As Japan's political parties spar over how to reduce inequality ahead of the upcoming general election, three decades of nearly flat wages suggest that growing the economic pie first may be a more pressing priority. (Nikkei)
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Build the 'Tesla of the Sea': Zozo executive's next challenge

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 03:53
Masahiro Ito uses the term "Tesla of the Sea" when he talks about his Tokyo-based startup revolutionizing the economics of wind power. (Nikkei)
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Princess Mako visits palace for her last imperial rite

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 13:53
Princess Mako on Sunday visited the Imperial Palace to attend an annual ritual ceremony, her last as an imperial family member, as she is scheduled to marry her commoner boyfriend later this month. (Japan Times)
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Lifting and catching mechanism arms, Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 13:51
Here is the latest update on Starbase BocaChica:Lifting and catching mechanism arms lifted off the red structure a little bit to get ready before installing the mechanism, it’s supposed to have some ground testing before that. (NASA Space News)
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Man arrested after stabbing 2 people at Ueno Station in Tokyo

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 13:46
A 45-year-old man was arrested on Friday on suspicion of attempted murder after he stabbed two men, apparently at random, outside a ticket gate at JR Ueno Station in Tokyo. (Japan Today)
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Kishida sends ritual offering to Yasukuni Shrine

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 13:44
Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio has sent a ritual offering to Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo to mark the start of its autumn festival on Sunday. (NHK)
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Police arrest ex-husband over deadly stabbing of Hyogo woman

newsonjapan.com - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 13:41
KOBE – A 33-year-old man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of stabbing his ex-wife to death on the premises of her apartment building in Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture, police said. (Japan Times)
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