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EXCLUSIVE: Reiwa calligraphy to be kept at National Archives

May 12, 2019

Tokyo–The government plans to archive the calligraphic work that Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga used when announcing the new era name Reiwa, at the National Archives of Japan from spring 2021, Jiji Press learned Saturday. The calligraphy will be made

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“Hello Work” offices to facilitate job searches from home

May 11, 2019

Tokyo–“Hello Work” public job-placement offices across Japan will facilitate job searches from home and also enhance usability for employers, by adopting more information technology. The changes are aimed at smoother matches between job seekers and companies, said an official of

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Half of Japanese to give gifts on Father’s Day: survey

May 11, 2019

Tokyo–Nearly half of adult children in Japan plan to give their male parents gifts on Father’s Day, while over 20 pct of fathers want some words of appreciation from their children, a private survey showed Friday. The result of the

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Soseki Museum in Britain reopens

May 9, 2019

London–A museum in London that was dedicated to the late renowned Japanese novelist Soseki Natsume (1867-1916) reopened on Wednesday in Surrey, south of the British capital. Ikuo Tsunematsu, 67, who headed the museum before its closure in 2016, revived the

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Travelers surge during Japan’s Golden Week holiday

May 7, 2019

Tokyo–The number of people in Japan who traveled by rail and air during this year’s Golden Week holiday period in the nation surged from a year earlier, data from railway operators and airlines showed on Tuesday. The six passenger service

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Ise Jingu sees visitor surge during Golden Week holiday

May 7, 2019

Tsu, Mie Pref.–The Ise Jingu shrine complex in Mie Prefecture, central Japan, saw the number of visitors more than double from a year before during this year’s Golden Week holiday period in the country, the Shinto shrine said Tuesday. During

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People back to work in Japan after 10-day holiday

May 7, 2019

Tokyo/Osaka–Many people in Japan were back to work on Tuesday, after the end on Monday of an unprecedented 10-day holiday during which the Imperial succession was carried out and the country’s era name changed to Reiwa from Heisei. Ticket gates

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Retired couple smiles

May 6, 2019

Minato-ku, Tokyo–The Emperor and his wifet the Tokyo lawn tennis club. Jiji Press