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Brazilians Protest Dolphin Hunting in Japan

September 3, 2018

Sao Paulo- Some 25 citizens in Sao Paulo, Brazil, staged a protest on Saturday against dolphin hunting in western Japan. In front of the Japanese consulate-general and other locations, the protestors demanded an end to the dolphin hunting, carrying placards

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Internet Addicts Top 10 Pct of Middle, High School Students

September 2, 2018

Tokyo- More than 10 pct of junior and senior high school students in Japan are addicted to the Internet, a survey by a health ministry research group for fiscal 2017 has shown. The proportion doubled for junior high school students,

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Payments via Smartphones Gradually Becoming Common in Japan

August 31, 2018

Tokyo- The number of restaurants, convenience stores and other shops accepting payments with smartphones using quick response, or QR, codes is rising in Japan although the pace of growth is slow. Major information technology firms are working to promote the

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First Uniqlo Store in Vietnam to Open in Autumn 2019

August 31, 2018

Hanoi- Japan’s Fast Retailing Co. said Thursday it will open the first Uniqlo casual wear shop in Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City, the biggest city in the Southeast Asian nation, in autumn 2019. The company aims to solidify its

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PPO to participate in Asia Orchestra Week in Japan

August 31, 2018

THE Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) brings Filipino artistry through the world stage through the Asia Orchestra Week 2018 on October 2 to 7 in Kuji and Tokyo, Japan. This will be the second time the PPO has been invited to

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Tourist Facility in Toyosu to Open in FY 2023

August 30, 2018

Tokyo- The “Senkyaku Banrai Shisetsu” commercial facility for visitors is expected to open on a site adjacent to Tokyo’s new wholesale market in Toyosu, Koto Ward, in the fiscal year through March 2024. According to the metropolitan government, construction of

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Mexican Mother Visits Japan to Describe Reality of Drug War

August 30, 2018

Tokyo- A Mexican mother of a man entangled in the Latin American country’s bloody drug war and kidnapped in 2013 has visited Japan to describe the situation in her country. During her visit through Sept. 6, Lucia Diaz, 63, is

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Momoko Sakura, Author of Chibi Maruko-chan Manga, Dies at 53

August 28, 2018

Tokyo- Momoko Sakura, the author of the long-running Chibi Maruko-chan manga series, died of breast cancer on Aug. 15, it was learned Monday. She was 53. After making her debut as a manga artist in 1984, she started releasing Chibi

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