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Kanji “Wa,” Meaning Harmony, Most Popular for New Era Name

January 21, 2019

Tokyo–“Wa,” meaning harmony, is the most popular “kanji” Chinese character among Japanese people for use in the new era name, or “gengo,” to replace Heisei, according to a private survey. As a reason, respondents expressed “hope for harmony in the

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10th Antique “Hina” Doll Exhibition Starts in Tokyo

January 18, 2019

Tokyo–An annual antique “hina” doll exhibition, the 10th of its kind, began Friday at the Hyakudan Kaidan exhibition hall in Tokyo, with collections having been handed down in families over centuries. The exhibition in 2019 brings together a total of

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Tuna auction viewing area opens at Toyosu Market

January 15, 2019

Tokyo–A crowd of people, including foreigners, visited the Toyosu central wholesale market in Tokyo on Tuesday as the new landmark in the Japanese capital started to allow visitors to view tuna auctions from a designated area the same day. The

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Japan Automakers Showcase Sports Cars at Detroit Auto Show

January 15, 2019

Detroit–Japanese automakers displayed sports cars featuring sophisticated designs and high driving performances at the North American International Auto Show, which opened in Detroit on Monday. Toyota Motor Corp. <7203> exhibited its revived Supra for a world premiere. Production of the

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Tokyo to Launch Home Appliance “Eco-Point” Program

January 8, 2019

Tokyo–The Tokyo metropolitan government will launch in October an “eco-point” program to grant points to people who replace their home appliances with energy-efficient ones, Governor Yuriko Koike said Monday. The metropolitan government plans to secure 4.5 billion yen for the

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Nearly 100 Olive Ridley hatchlings released to sea in La Union

December 25, 2018

SAN JUAN, La Union  – Tourists, conservationists and residents gathered on Saturday evening at the Kahuna Beach Resort in Urbiztondo to release 96 Olive Ridley turtle hatchlings to the sea minutes after they hatched in a temporary hatchery of a conservation

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Kumamoto Zoo Fully Reopens after Quakes in 2016

December 23, 2018

Kumamoto- Kumamoto City Zoological and Botanical Gardens fully reopened on Saturday, after it was severely damaged by massive earthquakes in April 2016. The zoo, located in Higashi Ward of the capital of Kumamoto Prefecture, resumed in February 2017 animal exhibition

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Manila to mark Dec 21 as ”Blessed Takayama Ukon Day”

December 21, 2018

Starting 2019, the city government of Manila will celebrate December 21 as “Blessed Takayama Ukon Day” as the city celebrates the 404th anniversary of his arrival in Intramuros, Manila. In a Resolution No. 273 released by Manila City government, it

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