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“Chibanian” Stratum to Be Natural Monument in Japan

June 18, 2018

Tokyo- The Cultural Affairs Council recommended on Friday that a stratum in Chiba Prefecture, eastern Japan, be designated as a natural monument, citing its significance as a representing observation point for the beginning of a geological period that could be

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Buddhism

June 16, 2018

Japanese tatami maker Hatsuko Inazumi (left) listens in her house to monk Akinobu Tatsumi (right) performing a prayer with reading sutra before a Buddhist altar in Kagamimachi, Kumamoto prefecture on Friday, 15 January 2018. At a remote temple in Japan

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Disaster Relief Robots Demonstrated in Fukushima Pref.

June 15, 2018

Minamisoma- Robots for use in disaster relief activities have been demonstrated in an event hosted by the Cabinet Office in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan. Participants carried out six demonstrations, including a fire-extinguishing test using a hose-shaped robot that hovers in

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TIU Film’s YIELD won Best Documentary at the 41st Gawad Urian Awards

June 15, 2018

TIU Films YIELD won Best Documentary at the 41st Gawad Urian Awards, Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino held at the ABS-CBN Vertis Tent in Quezon City, on Thursday, 14 June 2018. YIELD is a documentary directed by filmmaker – philanthropist, Toshihiko

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Nobel Laureate Yamanaka Pushes Osaka’s Expo Bid

June 14, 2018

Paris- Nobel-winning inventor of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells Shinya Yamanaka said Wednesday he will make his outmost to enable Osaka to host the 2025 World Exposition. In the Japanese delegation’s presentation of the Osaka Expo project at the general

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EXCLUSIVE: Drone World Cup to Be Held in Japan for 1st Time

June 14, 2018

Paris- The first world drone race in Japan will be held by 2020, informed sources have told Jiji Press. An international competition joined by drone racers from Asian countries has taken place in the country, but this will be the

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Games Featuring Popular Characters Unveiled at E3 Show

June 13, 2018

Los Angeles- Major game makers including Nintendo Co. unveiled new games featuring popular characters at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, which kicked off in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Nintendo, enjoying brisk sales of the Nintendo Switch hybrid console, set

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Japanese Singer-Songwriter Doji Morita Dies at 65

June 13, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese singer-songwriter Doji Morita died of heart failure at her home on April 24, according to the Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers. She was 65. Morita, active as a singer-songwriter in the 1970s and 1980s,

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