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First Uniqlo Store in Vietnam to Open in Autumn 2019

August 31, 2018

Hanoi- Japan’s Fast Retailing Co. said Thursday it will open the first Uniqlo casual wear shop in Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City, the biggest city in the Southeast Asian nation, in autumn 2019. The company aims to solidify its

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PPO to participate in Asia Orchestra Week in Japan

August 31, 2018

THE Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) brings Filipino artistry through the world stage through the Asia Orchestra Week 2018 on October 2 to 7 in Kuji and Tokyo, Japan. This will be the second time the PPO has been invited to

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Tourist Facility in Toyosu to Open in FY 2023

August 30, 2018

Tokyo- The “Senkyaku Banrai Shisetsu” commercial facility for visitors is expected to open on a site adjacent to Tokyo’s new wholesale market in Toyosu, Koto Ward, in the fiscal year through March 2024. According to the metropolitan government, construction of

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Mexican Mother Visits Japan to Describe Reality of Drug War

August 30, 2018

Tokyo- A Mexican mother of a man entangled in the Latin American country’s bloody drug war and kidnapped in 2013 has visited Japan to describe the situation in her country. During her visit through Sept. 6, Lucia Diaz, 63, is

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Momoko Sakura, Author of Chibi Maruko-chan Manga, Dies at 53

August 28, 2018

Tokyo- Momoko Sakura, the author of the long-running Chibi Maruko-chan manga series, died of breast cancer on Aug. 15, it was learned Monday. She was 53. After making her debut as a manga artist in 1984, she started releasing Chibi

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Japanese Film Director Urges Brazil to Understand Whaling

August 27, 2018

Sao Paulo- Keiko Yagi, director of “Behind ‘The Cove’,” a 2015 film defending Japanese whaling, has called for understanding from citizens in Brazil and local media on the situation around whaling. In Sao Paulo on Thursday, Yagi held an event

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15.7 Pct of Japanese Subscribe to Video Streaming Services

August 27, 2018

Tokyo- An opinion poll by Jiji Press showed Monday that 15.7 pct of people in Japan subscribe to online video streaming services to watch movies. The survey found that 82.4 pct of respondents are not subscribers to such services. The

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EXCLUSIVE: British PR Agency Hired to Promote Tourism in Japan

August 27, 2018

London- The Japan National Tourism Organization has hired London-based public relations agency Black Diamond to promote tourism in Japan, informed sources told Jiji Press on Sunday. The move is designed to help the Japanese government’s tourism body communicate further with

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