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National Artist Manosa passes away at 88

February 20, 2019

Francisco Mañosa, who was named National Artist last year for his contributions to architecture, passed away Wednesday at the age of 88. This was announced by the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Manosa is  survived by his wife Denise and children

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Pufferfish In Caofeidian

February 18, 2019

A pufferfish inflates after being fished out of its enclosure in Dalian Caofeidian Fishery which breeds non-poisonous pufferfish in Caofeidian district Tangshan, Hebei Province, China, 14 February 2019 (issued 18 February 2019). Also known as Blowfish, the Pufferfish is fast

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Japanese Director In Berlin Film Festival

February 16, 2019

Japanese director and producer Mitsuyo Miyazaki ‘Hikari’ receives the Panorama 2019 Prize of Cicae Art Cinema Awards at the Independent Juries Press Conference during the 69th annual Berlin Film Festival, in Berlin, Germany, 16 February 2019. The Berlinale runs from

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Plaintiff couple in same sex marriage / gay marriage suit

February 15, 2019

Plaintiff couple in same-sex marriage case, Mr. Ohji Chitose (right) and Ms. Yoko Ogawa. Jiji Press

“Embassy of plum” praises Prime Minister Abe

February 15, 2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, receiving umeboshi, or pickled ume fruit, from members of the “plum mission” of Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine at the prime minister’s office in Tokyo, Japan, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Abe received a courtesy call from

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Japan comedian Uchimura tops ranking of ideal male boss

February 15, 2019

Tokyo–Japanese comedian Teruyoshi Uchimura topped the list of this year’s ideal male boss selected by new graduates set to start working this spring, for the third straight year, an annual survey by Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co. showed Friday. He

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13 Same-sex couples in Japan file suits over denial of marriages

February 14, 2019

Tokyo–Thirteen same-sex couples in Japan filed damages lawsuits against the government on Thursday, claiming that the denial of their marriages violates the country’s constitution, which guarantees freedom of marriage. They sought one million yen in damages per person in the

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MAGIC FESTIVAL

February 14, 2019

Japanese artist Hannah performs during the presentation of the 11th International Festival of Magic at the Teatro Circo Price in Madrid, Spain, 13 February 2019. The festival runs from 07 February to 10 March. EPA-Jiji Press