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Duterte, Robredo give birthday greetings to Vice Ganda

March 30, 2019

The two top officials of the land greeted showbiz personality Vice Ganda on his birthday on Saturday. The celebrity, who celebrated his 43rd birthday in his daily program, was shocked after the faces of President Rodrigo Duterte and Vice President


Imperial Palace’s Inui Street Opened to Cherry Blossom Viewing

March 30, 2019

Tokyo- A throng of spectators enjoyed viewing cherry blossoms on Inui Street at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Saturday as the street was opened to the public. Inui Street, which stretches about 750 meters from Sakashita gate to Inui


613,000 Midlife, aged people living as recluses in Japan

March 29, 2019

Tokyo–An estimated 613,000 people aged 40 to 64 are living as “hikikomori” social recluses in Japan, with men accounting for nearly 80 pct of the total, the Cabinet Office said Friday. According to the estimate, 51 pct of the total


Cherry blossoms reach full bloom in Tokyo

March 28, 2019

Tokyo–A Somei-Yoshino cherry tree monitored in Tokyo came into full bloom on Wednesday, becoming the first such sample tree to do this in Japan this year, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The tree, located at Yasukuni Shrine in Chiyoda Ward


Japan approves 1st english textbooks for primary school kids

March 27, 2019

Tokyo–The Japanese government said Tuesday that it has approved the first batch of English textbooks to be used at elementary schools in the country, from fiscal 2020. The English textbooks were the first to undergo the government’s quadrennial textbook-screening process.


Taxi Driver

March 24, 2019

This photo taken on March 23, 2019 shows a passenger paying his fare to a taxi driver in Tokyo’s Ginza district. AFP-Jiji Press

Hungary Japan Butoh Dance

March 23, 2019

Japanese 72-year-old dancer and choregrapher Tadashi Endo greets the audience at the end of a rehearsal of a Butoh dance, titled “Ha Do” (Wave Motion), composed by Brazilian Daniel Maia and that he directed on March 22, 2019 at the


Fashion Japan

March 22, 2019

A model displays a creation from the 2019 Autumn/Winter collection of Indonesian fashion brand “(X)S.M.L.” at the Tokyo Fashion Week on March 22, 2019. AFP-Jiji Press