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Japan lifestyle in Ginza district

May 4, 2018

Two women walk on a street in the Ginza district in Tokyo on Friday, 04 May 2018. AFP-Jiji Press

Christianity sites in Japan seen gaining World Heritage status

May 4, 2018

Tokyo- A UNESCO advisory panel has recommended that sites related to Christianity in southwestern Japan be inscribed on the World Cultural Heritage list, the Cultural Affairs Agency and the Environment Ministry said early Friday. In line with the recommendation, the

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Kimono

May 4, 2018

Tokyo- This picture taken on March 1, 2018 shows hand-cut stencils for dyeing patterns at the Hiroshe dye factory in Tokyo. Once a standard of the Japanese wardrobe, the kimono is now often a garment reserved for special occasions, such

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Shipments of blue carnations start for Mother’s Day

May 3, 2018

Shibayama, Chiba Pref.- A warehouse in Shibayama near Narita International Airport in Chiba Prefecture, eastern Japan, started on Wednesday shipments of blue carnations for Mother’s Day on May 13. Roughly 900,000 flowers will be distributed to about 5,000 florists nationwide

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Japan aiming to promote cashless payment services

May 2, 2018

Tokyo- Japan will promote public-private efforts to spread cashless payment services in order to help businesses, mainly local companies, reduce costs and tackle labor shortages, and to improve the convenience of foreign visitors. In its “Cashless Vision,” compiled in April,

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Sakura

May 2, 2018

Libya- People enjoy the Japanese cherry blossom (sakura) on trees in Riga, Latvia, Tuesday, 01 May 2018. Riga has got sakura trees as a gift from Japan embassy in 2010. EPA-Jiji Press A bee searching for nectar from the Japanese

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Hosting conferences in unique venues gaining attention

May 1, 2018

Tokyo- A move to hold international conferences and receptions at galleries, museums, gardens, shrines, temples and other facilities that usually do not host such events is gaining attention in Japan. As historical buildings and cultural facilities give visitors a feeling

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Okawa awarded “Soul of Dance” prize in Russia

May 1, 2018

Moscow- Japanese ballet dancer Koya Okawa was awarded Monday this year’s prestigious Soul of Dance prize in the category Rising Star from the Ballet magazine of Russia. The 26-year-old received the prize in a ceremony at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko

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