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Japan Sees 1st Monthly Fall in Visitors in Over 5 Years

October 17, 2018

Tokyo- Japan saw the first decline in the number of visitors from abroad in five years and eight months in September, due to major natural disasters early in the month, government estimates showed on Tuesday. The number of inbound visitors

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Sharp to Release World’s 1st TVs with 8K Tuners

October 16, 2018

Osaka- Sharp Corp. said Monday that it will release the world’s first televisions with built-in tuners that are able to receive 8K superhigh-definition broadcasts on Nov. 17. The Japanese company’s Aquos 8K comes with three screen sizes–60 inches, 70 inches

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11-Yr-Old Japanese Becomes Youngest World Othello Champion

October 15, 2018

Tokyo- An 11-year-old Japanese boy has won the 42nd World Othello Championship, breaking the record for the youngest winner in the annual competition for the first time in 36 years, according to the Japan Othello Association. Keisuke Fukuchi came out

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Ceremony Marks 10th Year of Release of Crested Ibises into Wild

October 15, 2018

Sado, Niigata Pref.- A ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the start of a project to release artificially bred crested ibises into the wild has been held in the island city of Sado in Niigata Prefecture, central Japan. Among participants

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Almost 70 Pct of Young Japanese Feel Stress from Gaze of Others

October 12, 2018

Tokyo- Nearly 70 pct of young people in Japan feel stressed when they are under the gaze of other people, a survey by Mandom Corp. has shown. The Osaka-based cosmetics maker said the result may reflect the spread of communication

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One of Largest Dinosaur Skeletons in Asia Found in Gobi Desert

October 12, 2018

Okayama- A set of bones of a huge dinosaur have been found in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia in a joint research project by Japanese and Mongolian scientists. The fossil skeleton, which is believed to have belonged to a sauropod

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Japanese Passport Rated Strongest in World

October 11, 2018

London- Japan has the strongest passport in the world, in terms of the number of destinations passport holders can travel to without a prior visa, a survey report by British consulting firm Henley & Partners has shown. The Japanese passport headed

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Google to Launch Pixel 3 Smartphones in Japan on Nov. 1

October 11, 2018

Tokyo- U.S. technology giant Google Inc.’s Japan unit said Wednesday that it will release the Pixel 3 new smartphone series in the country on Nov. 1. This is the first time for Google to make Pixel models available to Japanese

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