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Japan Govt to Look into Gaming Addiction

June 21, 2018

Tokyo- The Japanese government will look into gaming addiction, which the World Health Organization has classified as a disorder, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Wednesday. The WHO says there is a connection between gaming addiction and people’s everyday lives,

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Possible Tyrannosaurus Fossil Found in Hokkaido

June 20, 2018

Mikasa, Hokkaido- A dinosaur fossil that may be part of a tyrannosaurus has been found in Ashibetsu, Hokkaido, northern Japan, two Hokkaido museums said Wednesday. Amateur collector Hidetoshi Kogawa, 62, found the fossil of a vertebra, which is part of

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Defunct Station in Tokyo’s Ueno Unveiled before Renovation

June 20, 2018

Tokyo- The inside of the Keisei Line’s now-defunct Hakubutsukan Dobutsuen Station (Museum Zoo Station), located in Tokyo’s Ueno district, was unveiled to the media on Tuesday, before work to renovate the train station starts in early July, ahead of its

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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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