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Beach crowd treated to rare laying of eggs by turtles in La Union

October 29, 2018

SAN JUAN, La Union– An olive ridley sea turtle came ashore Sunday afternoon in barangay Urbiztondo here to lay her eggs in broad daylight. Olive ridleys lay their eggs where they are hatched, which means Urbiztondo was where they were

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Fake Exhibitions Pitched in China as Those by Japanese Artists

October 26, 2018

Tokyo- Exhibitions of works passed off as those of renowned Japanese artists Yayoi Kusama and Takashi Murakami have been held across China recently, and the two artists are considering legal action to seek criminal charges, it has been learned. According

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Animator Miyazaki Wins L.A. Film Critics Award

October 25, 2018

Los Angeles- Renowned Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki has won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s Career Achievement Award. The association made the announcement on Tuesday. The award ceremony will be held in Los Angeles on Jan. 12 next year. In

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Japanese Divine Visit Rituals to Be Listed as UNESCO Heritage

October 25, 2018

Tokyo- A UNESCO panel recommended Wednesday that a set of traditional divine visit rituals in Japan be inscribed on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list. The listing of “raiho-shin, ritual visits of deities in masks and costumes” is expected to be

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Yamagata High School to Introduce Anime Classes in 2020

October 25, 2018

Yamagata- Tokai University’s Yamagata Senior High School in the northeastern Japan city of Yamagata said Wednesday that it will introduce anime classes in April 2020. The anime classes will be available as an optional subject for students in the second

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Revamped Mitsukoshi Nihonbashi Store Opens in Tokyo

October 24, 2018

Tokyo- Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. reopened on Wednesday its flagship Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi department store in Tokyo’s Chuo Ward after renovation. The department store operator drastically changed the interior of the first floor of the store’s main building that mainly sells

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Japanese Zoo Succeeds in Breeding Endangered Rat

October 24, 2018

Tokyo- A zoo in the southwestern Japan city of Miyazaki has succeeded for the first time in the world in breeding endangered Amami spiny rats, according to the Environment Ministry. With Amami spiny rats in danger of extinction for such

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Seven individuals to receive National Artist awards

October 23, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to confer the National Artist awards to seven individuals in a ceremony in Malacanang on Wednesday. Those who will receive the prestigious awards include Francisco Mañosa for Architecture; Eric de Guia aka Kidlat Tahimik for

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