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June 10, 2019

People cross a street in Tokyo’s Ginza district on June 10, 2019. (Photo by Charly TRIBALLEAU / AFP) Jiji Press

Musician Pierre Taki pleads guilty to using cocaine

June 5, 2019

Tokyo–Japanese musician and actor Pierre Taki on Wednesday pleaded guilty to charges of using cocaine in violation of the narcotics control law. Taki, 52, whose real name is Masanori Taki, attended the opening session of his trial at Tokyo District

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Basic Agreement Signed on Ghibli Park Development in Japan

June 1, 2019

Nagoya–The Aichi prefectural government and others signed a basic agreement on Friday to develop a theme park featuring works of Japanese anime powerhouse Studio Ghibli Inc. in the central Japan prefecture. Under the agreement with Tokyo-based Studio Ghibli and Chunichi

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Giant panda Xiang Xiang’s stay in Tokyo extended

June 1, 2019

Tokyo–Popular giant panda Xiang Xiang’s stay at Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo has been extended until the end of December 2020, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said Friday. The female giant panda was originally due to be handed over to China in June

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US First Lady Enjoys Music, Flower Events in Tokyo

May 27, 2019

Tokyo- Visiting U.S. first lady Melania Trump attended a music performance of bamboo flutes and enjoyed a demonstration of flower arrangement at an annex to the State Guest House Akasaka Palace in Tokyo on Monday. She was joined by Akie

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Fukushima “Hula Girls” to Make 1st National Tour in 8 Years

May 27, 2019

Iwaki, Fukushima Pref.- Spa Resort Hawaiians will launch a national tour by its “hula girls” hula dancers for the first time in eight years, Joban Kosan Co., the operator of the facility in the northeastern Japan prefecture of Fukushima, has

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Noted Japanese Film Director Yasuo Furuhata Dies at 84

May 27, 2019

Tokyo- Japanese director Yasuo Furuhata, best known for his films “Eki” (Station) and “Poppoya” (Railroad Man) with the late Japanese movie star Ken Takakura, died of pneumonia in Tokyo. He was 84. His passing on May 20 was announced by

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Usa Japan Diplomacy

May 27, 2019

Children perform a traditional dance for US First Lady Melania Trump (L) and Akie Abe (R), wife of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at the Japanese style annex inside the State Guest House in Tokyo, Japan, 27 May 2019. EPA

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