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China accuses US and Japan of sowing division after Biden and Suga vow to counter ‘intimidation’

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 04/18/2021 - 00:21
Beijing has accused the United States and Japan of sowing division after they said they would counter China’s “intimidation” in the Asia-Pacific region and referred to Taiwan in a joint statement for the first time in over 50 years. (South China Morning Post)
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Suga speech stresses universal values

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 04/18/2021 - 00:20
Japan's Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide has addressed Indo-Pacific security in remarks to a US think tank. Suga referred to China's increased assertiveness in the region and said Japan will not concede on universal values such as democracy and human rights. (NHK)
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Japan coronavirus cases keep rising

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 04/18/2021 - 00:05
Tokyo and three neighboring prefectures have confirmed their highest new infection counts of the coronavirus since the second state of emergency was lifted last month. (NHK)
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Japanese fried chicken enters period of Warring States

newsonjapan.com - 5 hodiny 36 min zpět
Japanese fried chicken, or "Karaage," is in a period of Warring States, with a bunch of new stores opening nationwide, including 678 just last year! (JapanNutrition.com)
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Two members of hip-hop trio Namedaruma accused of marijuana possession

newsonjapan.com - 10 hodiny 59 min zpět
Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested two members of hip-hop group Namedaruma over the alleged possession of marijuana, reports Nippon News Network (tokyoreporter.com)
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Woman arrested for animal cruelty kept 58 pets in Tokyo home

newsonjapan.com - 11 hodiny 13 min zpět
Police in Tokyo have arrested a 46-year-old woman for violating the animal welfare law after she kept five dogs in inhumane conditions at her home in Ota Ward. (Japan Today)
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Snow-walled Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route opens

newsonjapan.com - 11 hodiny 16 min zpět
The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, a snow-walled mountain road in Tateyama, Toyama Prefecture, fully reopened to traffic on Thursday, after its wintertime closure. (Japan Today)
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JAL eyes use of alternative fuels for all domestic flights from 2040

newsonjapan.com - 11 hodiny 37 min zpět
Japan Airlines Co. will replace jet fuel with alternative energy sources for all domestic flights from 2040 under its plan to achieve carbon neutrality in 2050, sources familiar with the matter said Friday. (Kyodo)
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Suga, Biden confirm strengthening bilateral ties

newsonjapan.com - 11 hodiny 53 min zpět
Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide and US President Joe Biden have wrapped up summit talks at the White House on Friday. (NHK)
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Japan bets on hydrogen to lift its ambitious carbon-neutral plans

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 04/16/2021 - 07:00
NAMIE, Japan — Japan has ambitious plans to be entirely carbon-neutral by 2050. Trouble is: It has no clear vision of how to get there. (washingtonpost.com)
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ABANDONED: Japan's 'ghost island' | Hashima Island

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 04/16/2021 - 06:57
Japan’s Hashima Island was once the most densely populated island in the world. Now, it's a ghost of its former past. (7NEWS Spotlight)
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Top 5 Nikko

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 04/16/2021 - 06:55
Nikko is a town at the entrance of Nikko National Park, most famous for Toshogu, Japan's most heavily decorated shrine, and Tokugawa Ieyasu's mausoleum. The area boasts many historical and natural highlights. (japan-guide.com)
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Tritium mascot design to be changed

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 04/16/2021 - 06:45
Japan's Reconstruction Agency says it is changing the design of a mascot character created to reassure people about radioactive tritium in water to be released from the Fukushima nuclear power plant. (NHK)
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Japan golf industry looks to cash in on Matsuyama's Masters win

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 04/16/2021 - 06:37
Hideki Matsuyama made golf history on April 11, becoming the first Japanese to win a men's major and unleashing a frenzy by the country's golf industry eager to cash in on his success. (Nikkei)
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4 die in fire suppression system accident in Tokyo parking garage

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 04/16/2021 - 02:36
Four building maintenance workers were killed Thursday in a basement parking garage in Tokyo as a fire suppression system was unintentionally activated, trapping them in an enclosed space with high levels of carbon dioxide, police and firefighters said. (Kyodo)
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Tokyo-area prefectures and Aichi to get stricter virus steps Tuesday

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 04/16/2021 - 02:34
The Japanese government will add three prefectures neighboring Tokyo to the list of areas in need of stricter measures to curb a rebound in coronavirus infections, officials said Thursday. (Japan Times)
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Japan passport most powerful in 2021

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 04/15/2021 - 16:06
While international travel is still restricted in a bid to control the pandemic, the index of the world’s most powerful passports has been released. (dlmag.com)
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Japan banks face volatility, default risks offshore in hunt for higher returns

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 04/15/2021 - 16:05
As returns-hungry Japanese banks may lend or invest even more abroad after a record year of 2020, the lenders face rising risk of defaults and market volatility in their growing overseas operations, analysts warn. (spglobal.com)
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Japan tourism teams up with Sumo star for #GoodnessofJapan

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 04/15/2021 - 16:04
Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has recently collaborated with Japanese Sumo wrestler Yoshinori Tashiro to further widen the scope and reach of the #GoodnessofJapan campaign. (businesstraveller.com)
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Japanese firm develops world’s first foldable disposable paper razor

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 04/15/2021 - 16:02
Japanese Kaijurishi was founded in 1908 in the town of Seki, Gifu Prefecture, which is famous for its rich tradition and history of samurai sword making, as well as its state-of-the-art Japanese cutlery. So it makes sense that they've built their name as a leading manufacturer of shaving products in Japan. (Japan Today)
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