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Oma Tuna Sells for 193 M. Yen in New Year Auction at Toyosu

January 5, 2020

Tokyo- A 276-kilogram bluefin tuna caught off Oma, Aomori Prefecture, northeastern Japan, sold for 193.2 million yen in the New Year auction at Tokyo’s Toyosu wholesale market on Sunday. The price is second only to last year’s successful bid of

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Shinjiro Koizumi Named One of 20 Faces in 2020 by U.K. Paper

January 5, 2020

London- The Times has selected Japanese Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi as one of the “Twenty faces to look out for in 2020.” There are two opposite views of Koizumi–either he is a hereditary political aristocrat with a pretty face but

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Abe to Prepare for Middle East Trip amid U.S.-Iran Tensions

January 5, 2020

Sodegaura, Chiba Pref.- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his willingness on Saturday to prepare for a trip to the Middle East, amid heightened tensions between the United States and Iran. Speaking to reporters while playing golf in the city

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Japanese FM Motegi to visit Philippines

January 2, 2020

Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu will undertake an official visit to the Philippines from January 8-9 as a guest of the Department of Foreign Affairs. Motegi will have a bilateral meeting with his Filipino counterpart, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L.

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656 People Preparing to Run in Next General Election in Japan

December 29, 2019

Tokyo- A total of 656 people are preparing to run in the next election for Japan’s House of Representatives, a survey by Jiji Press released on Sunday showed. The term of office for members of the Lower House expires on

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IT Services Used to Prevent No-Shows at Restaurants

December 29, 2019

Tokyo- A number of new information technology-based services have been launched to help prevent no-shows at restaurants in Japan. A study group set up by the industry ministry recently estimated the domestic eating-out industry’s total losses from no-shows at about

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Japanese Startup Postpones Rocket Launch

December 29, 2019

Taiki, Hokkaido- Japanese startup Interstellar Technologies Inc. said Sunday that it has postponed the launch of a small observation rocket until at least Tuesday for technical reasons. Interstellar was scheduled to launch the Momo-5 rocket in Taiki, Hokkaido, northernmost Japan,

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Japan’s Princess Kako Turns 25

December 29, 2019

Tokyo- Japanese Princess Kako, the second daughter of Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko, turned 25 on Sunday. She graduated from International Christian University in Tokyo in March, visited Austria and Hungary on her first official trip abroad in

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