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Japan to create database to prevent sexual predators from babysitting

newsonjapan.com - Po, 10/26/2020 - 07:41
Japan's health ministry will create a database of babysitters who have been convicted of sexual assault to prevent them from continuing to work with children unbeknownst to parents and local municipalities. (Japan Today)
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Horse racing: Unbeaten Contrail wins Kikka-sho, Japanese triple crown

newsonjapan.com - Po, 10/26/2020 - 07:37
Top-favorite Contrail became Japanese racing's third undefeated triple crown winner Sunday, following in the footsteps of his sire, Deep Impact, by capturing the 81st running of the Kikka-sho, the last of the season's classic races. (Kyodo)
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Japan cruise ships resuming domestic services

newsonjapan.com - Po, 10/26/2020 - 04:26
Cruise ships are resuming domestic operations after long service suspensions caused by the novel coronavirus crisis. (Japan Times)
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Nearly 80 percent of coronavirus-positive children in Japan infected by family members

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 10/25/2020 - 06:12
Around 80 percent of children who tested positive for the novel coronavirus caught it from family members, the Japan Pediatric Society has found. (Japan Times)
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Olympic, Paralympic swimming venue opens

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 10/25/2020 - 05:47
A ceremony was held on Saturday to mark the completion of the Tokyo Aquatics Centre, which will host swimming competitions in next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games. (NHK)
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Memorial service held for abductee's father

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 10/25/2020 - 05:45
Relatives of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea and government officials took part in a memorial service on Saturday for Yokota Shigeru who passed away in June. He was the father of abductee Yokota Megumi. (NHK)
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Tokyo’s Haneda Airport | Travel during the Pandemic

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 10/25/2020 - 05:39
I’m on my way to Kochi and I thought I’d take you from departures to the gate! (ONLY in JAPAN)
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How Japanese eat Pumpkin | Simmered Pumpkin | HALLOWEEN

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 10/25/2020 - 05:34
Simmered pumpkin, Vegetarian recipe (Kimono Mom)
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Girl injured by 17-year-old boy's suicide leap in Osaka dies in hospital

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 10/25/2020 - 05:16
A 17-year-old boy jumped to his death from a shopping mall and entertainment complex in Osaka on Friday, and hit a 19-year-old girl walking below. The girl died in hospital on Saturday. (Japan Today)
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Tokyo to start tourism subsidy program exclusively for residents

newsonjapan.com - So, 10/24/2020 - 05:08
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government launched its own travel subsidy program Friday, offering Tokyoites discounts of Y5,000 per person for a one-night stay costing ¥6,000 or more at hotels and inns in the capital. ()
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Japan Airlines offers discounted coronavirus tests to travelers

newsonjapan.com - So, 10/24/2020 - 05:05
Japan Airlines Co. began offering discounted coronavirus tests to travelers Friday after teaming up with a medical institution in Tokyo, in a bid to ease concerns about infections and encourage customers to travel amid the pandemic. (Kyodo)
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Teacher accused of soliciting nude pictures from middle school boy

newsonjapan.com - So, 10/24/2020 - 05:04
Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 29-year-old male elementary school teacher for allegedly requesting that a boy send him indecent pictures, reports NHK (Oct. 23). (tokyoreporter.com)
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New JR East Welcome Rail Pass and Shinkansen - Tokyo to Tohoku

newsonjapan.com - So, 10/24/2020 - 04:59
The pass costs 12,000 Yen and is valid for 3 consecutive days. Children 6 to 12 are half price. (ONLY in JAPAN)
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Colossal Train Crossing Story | Buddha Sunglasses

newsonjapan.com - So, 10/24/2020 - 04:54
When a train crossing meets an 18 meter tall Buddha statue 150 meters away, the scene comes together to make a very unique image. (ONLY in JAPAN)
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Study: Some COVID-19 survivors suffer aftereffects

newsonjapan.com - So, 10/24/2020 - 04:49
A Japanese research team says some survivors of COVID-19 have suffered from shortness of breath, smell disturbance and loss of hair months after leaving hospital. (NHK)
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Beaujolais Nouveau wine arrives in Japan

newsonjapan.com - So, 10/24/2020 - 04:48
Wine connoisseurs in Japan are gearing up for an annual ritual. (NHK)
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Suga orders tight measures for 2020 Tokyo Games

newsonjapan.com - So, 10/24/2020 - 04:45
Japan's Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide says the utmost effort is necessary to prevent coronavirus infections and fend off cyberattacks ahead of next year's rescheduled Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. (NHK)
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Japan to seek new astronauts for lunar exploration

newsonjapan.com - So, 10/24/2020 - 04:44
Japan plans to seek next-generation astronauts to join an international program to explore the moon. (NHK)
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Scholars rejected for Science Council slam govt.

newsonjapan.com - So, 10/24/2020 - 04:39
Six Japanese scholars have accused the government of breaking a law by rejecting them as members of the country's top academic body. (NHK)
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Japan, Britain sign post-Brexit trade deal

newsonjapan.com - So, 10/24/2020 - 04:33
Tokyo and London have agreed the UK's first big post-Brexit trade deal as Britain pushes to keep its economy on track after leaving the European Union. (NHK)
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