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Global Instant Noodles Suppliers Vow to Stop Using Plastics

August 24, 2018

Osaka- Instant noodles suppliers from across the globe said Thursday that they aim to stop using plastics for packaging to make their products the most environment-friendly food. The goal was unveiled in a declaration adopted at the end of a

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Kin Sugai, Guinness-Listed Japanese Actress, Dies at 92

August 24, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese actress Kin Sugai, listed by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest leading actress in a movie, died of heart failure at her home in Tokyo on Aug. 10, it was learned Thursday. She was 92. Sugai was

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EXCLUSIVE: Japan Govt to Promote Nature Tours for Foreigners

August 23, 2018

Tokyo- Japan’s Tourism Agency will step up support for companies that develop travel products for foreign visitors hoping to enjoy kayaking, trekking and other nature activities, Jiji Press learned Thursday. The agency wants to make such tours a pillar of

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Pancake Back on Sale after “Kanano” Baseball Furor

August 23, 2018

Akita- Excitement over the impressive performance of Kanaashi Nogyo at a national high school baseball championship has spilled into the retail sector. On Thursday, two days after the high school, known as “Kanano” for short, finished second in the summer

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Pola Orbis to Launch Makeup Brand for Men

August 23, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese cosmetics maker Pola Orbis Holdings Inc. said Wednesday that it will launch a makeup brand for men next month. The new Fiveism x Three brand will be the industry’s first to specialize in men’s makeup. It will feature

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Robots Controlled by Severely Disabled to Serve Cafe Visitors

August 23, 2018

Tokyo- The Nippon Foundation, a charity group, said Wednesday that it will run an experimental coffee shop where visitors will be served by robots remotely controlled by people with severe physical disabilities, including patients of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The cafe–Dawn

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July tourist arrivals grew 5.86% to 601,322

August 23, 2018

The Department of Tourism (DOT) said Thursday foreign visitor arrivals for July tallied at 601, 322, growing 5.86 percent from the 568, 035 in the same period last year. This brings the total visitor count from January to July at

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Virtual YouTuber Promoting Eastern Japan Prefecture of Ibaraki

August 22, 2018

Mito, Ibaraki Pref.- A virtual YouTuber, or VTuber, debuted this month to promote the eastern Japan prefecture of Ibaraki. On Ibakira TV, a video website operated by the Ibaraki prefectural government, Hiyori Ibara, the computer-designed female character and the first-ever

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