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World's oldest woman celebrated in Fukuoka

newsonjapan.com - Po, 09/16/2019 - 23:14
A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been celebrated on Respect for the Aged Day in Japan. (NHK)
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Princess Kako meets Austrian president

newsonjapan.com - Po, 09/16/2019 - 23:14
Princess Kako, the second daughter of Japan's Crown Prince and Princess Akishino, has paid a courtesy call on Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen. (NHK)
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Heavy rain slows typhoon recovery work

newsonjapan.com - Po, 09/16/2019 - 23:10
It's been a week since Typhoon Faxai hit Chiba prefecture near Tokyo. Recovery work has been slowed by another bout of heavy rain. (NHK)
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Ichiro gives speech in English to Mariners' fans

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 09/15/2019 - 22:46
In Major League Baseball, former Seattle Mariner player Ichiro Suzuki has made his first public farewell since his retirement at the team's home stadium. The Japanese baseball superstar expressed his gratitude to his fans in English. (NHK)
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Japan's elderly population hits record high

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 09/15/2019 - 22:44
A Japanese government survey shows the number of people aged 65 or older, and their proportion to the overall population, have both marked record highs. (NHK)
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One week on since blackout in Chiba

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 09/15/2019 - 22:40
Life for many people in Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo, has been worsening since a typhoon caused massive power outages there a week ago. (NHK)
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Octopuses predict Japan will fail to reach knockout stage at Rugby World Cup

newsonjapan.com - So, 09/14/2019 - 23:52
Two octopuses predicted Friday that Japan will not advance to the knockout stage of the Rugby World Cup, which opens next week. (Japan Times)
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70% of married women in Japan support same-sex marriage

newsonjapan.com - So, 09/14/2019 - 23:51
Almost 70 percent of married women in Japan believe that same-sex marriage should be legalized in the country, a government survey of around 6,000 married women showed Friday. (Kyodo)
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A man arrested for firing air gun in road rage

newsonjapan.com - So, 09/14/2019 - 23:43
Police in Japan have arrested a 40-year-old man suspected of firing an air gun in an apparent road rage incident earlier this month. (NHK)
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Japan comes last in public education spending

newsonjapan.com - So, 09/14/2019 - 23:36
A survey shows that Japan's public spending on education as a percentage of GDP was the lowest among OECD countries. (NHK)
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Power outage in Chiba Prefecture continues

newsonjapan.com - So, 09/14/2019 - 23:33
Efforts to restore electricity to parts of Chiba Prefecture near Tokyo that were left in the dark this week after a powerful typhoon continue. But for many people, it could be two weeks or more before power is fully restored. About 140,000 households are still without electricity. (NHK)
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Power cuts in Chiba could last 2 more weeks

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 09/13/2019 - 23:09
Hundreds of thousands of homes in Chiba Prefecture are still without electricity after Typhoon Faxai ripped through the greater Tokyo area on Monday. (NHK)
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With 'The Naked Director,' Japan scores a global Netflix hit

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 09/12/2019 - 23:50
Since its launch on Aug. 8, the Netflix series “The Naked Director” has become a certifiable hit. Its audience score on the Rotten Tomatoes ratings site is 97 percent, and on the series’ IMDB page, positive user reviews (“Truly amazing, realistic and captivating,” “You will find tears, laughter, passion”) far outnumber the negative. (Japan Times)
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Yahoo Japan shoots for the stars in e-commerce with Zozo deal

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 09/12/2019 - 23:47
Yahoo Japan's acquisition of online fashion retailer Zozo presents an opportunity for the venerable internet services company to bring fresh blood into its e-commerce audience as the business looks to step outside the shadow of Amazon.com and Rakuten. (Nikkei)
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Rebuilt iconic hotel Okura Tokyo opens

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 09/12/2019 - 23:43
A luxury hotel in central Tokyo much loved by visitors for its classic Japanese ambience reopened Thursday after four years of renovations. (Japan Today)
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Power, water remain severed in Chiba Prefecture

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 09/12/2019 - 23:21
Hundreds of thousands of homes in Chiba Prefecture are still without electricity and water after Typhoon Faxai ripped through the greater Tokyo area on Monday. (NHK)
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5 reasons why you should choose SCP over FTP

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 09/12/2019 - 02:12
Even if you don’t work in software development, you’ll have to become familiar with file-sharing technology sooner or later. Web servers, applications, email attachments, and social media files – all data is governed by this technology, also known as
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Koizumi seeks further innovation in Japan to fight climate change

newsonjapan.com - St, 09/11/2019 - 22:18
New Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi, a rising political star in Japan, said Wednesday he will encourage increased innovation in the country in the fight against human-driven climate change. (Kyodo)
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Japan fails to produce elite universities: global survey

newsonjapan.com - St, 09/11/2019 - 22:11
Japan remains the second most-represented country behind the United States in a list of the world's top 1,400 universities, but trails other countries in hosting elite institutions with only two listed in the top 200, a global survey showed Wednesday. (Kyodo)
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340,000 still without power 2 days after typhoon

newsonjapan.com - St, 09/11/2019 - 22:09
More than 340,000 households in Chiba Prefecture near Tokyo are still without power, days after Typhoon Faxai hit the area. Tokyo Electric Power Company says it will take at least until Friday to fully restore electricity in the prefecture. (NHK)
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