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Have Rare Animals as Pets? You Will Be Required to Renew Registrations

May 30, 2018

Tokyo- If you have a rare animal as a pet in Japan, you should know this: You will be required to renew your animal’s registration every five years. Under the revised law on conservation of endangered wild animals and plants

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KDDI to Start Netflix Video Service for Smartphones

May 30, 2018

Tokyo- KDDI Corp. said Tuesday that it has tied up with Netflix Inc. to start a new smartphone service in which people can watch the U.S. online video provider’s movies and other content. The Japanese mobile phone carrier hopes to

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More Japanese Found to Eat Alone

May 30, 2018

Tokyo- The proportion of people who eat daily meals alone at least four days a week in Japan grew to 15.3 pct of the total last year, up about five percentage points from six years before, the government said Tuesday.

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Robot “Kuratas” at the Wonder Festival in Chiba

May 29, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese electronics company Suidobashi Heavy Industry unveils its latest robot “Kuratas” at the Wonder Festival in Chiba, suburban Tokyo on July 29, 2012. The Kuratas robot, which will go on sale with a price tag of one million USD

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TOKYO REPORT: Local Tourism Promotion Paying Off

May 29, 2018

Tokyo- Focused local efforts to attract tourists from abroad are paying off amid record-breaking arrivals in Japan. Three mountainous areas in Miyoshi, Tokushima Prefecture, western Japan, known for steep gorges and hot springs, have enjoyed a steep increase in the

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Tsuzure weaving in Kyoto

May 29, 2018

Kyoto- Master nail weaver, Kyoko Kikuchi, uses a file to serrate edges in her finger nails so they can be used to weave tapestry to make traditional kimonos, at the Ishikawa Tsuzure Weaving company in Kyoto, Japan. Tsuzure weaving, or

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Names of 2020 Tokyo Games Mascots to Be Announced in July

May 28, 2018

Tokyo- The names of mascots of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games will be announced in late July, the sporting events’ organizing committee said Monday. The committee’s mascot selection panel Monday picked the final candidates for the mascot names.

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Int’l Hot Springs Summit Vows Further Cooperation

May 28, 2018

Beppu, Oita Pref.- An international meeting of administrative and other officials from areas hosting hot spring resorts have vowed to continue sharing information and promote exchanges for the further development of such resorts. They made the pledge in a declaration

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