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Japan expected to set numerical target to battle dementia

May 15, 2019

Tokyo–The Japanese government is expected to include a numerical target in the planned guidelines for measures against dementia due out in summer, informed sources said Wednesday. The government will discuss a possible target of reducing the share of dementia sufferers

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Asian Civilization Exhibition

May 14, 2019

A sculpture titled ‘East-West’ by Israeli artists Tikhonova Marina and Tikhonova Nikolay is on display at the Asian Civilization Exhibition (Artworks) held in conjunction with the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations at the National Art Museum in Beijing, China,

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Vinexpo

May 14, 2019

Franace-Vistors walk past a Japanese Sake stand at the Vinexpo wine fair in Bordeaux, southwestern France on Monday, 13 May 2019. – The 20th edition of the Vinexpo wine fair runs from May 13 to 16, 2019, gathering over 1,600

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Japan scientists warn of cancer risk for Hyaluronan

May 11, 2019

Tokyo–Hyaluronan, a substance that is widely used in beauty treatments, can cause cancer, Japanese scientists warned on Friday. While high-molecular-weight hyaluronan helps curb cancer development, low-molecular-weight hyaluronan works in the exact opposite way, a research team led by Masanori Hatakeyama,

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Half of Japanese to give gifts on Father’s Day: survey

May 11, 2019

Tokyo–Nearly half of adult children in Japan plan to give their male parents gifts on Father’s Day, while over 20 pct of fathers want some words of appreciation from their children, a private survey showed Friday. The result of the

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Cosmo-Eggs

May 9, 2019

Italy– A view of the Japan Pavilion, ‘Cosmo-Eggs’ of artists Motoyuki Shitamichi, Taro Yasuno, Toshiaki Ishikura and Fuminori Nousaku, at the 58th International Art Exhibition of the Biennale in Venice, Italy, Wednesday, 08 May 2019. The art event runs from

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“Menma” made from young bamboo helping save forests

May 9, 2019

Tokyo–“Menma” seasoned food made domestically from bamboo plants as tall as humans is gaining popularity in Japan, contributing to preserving undeveloped woodland near populated areas. Imported menma, made usually from bamboo shoots, is commonly used as a topping for ramen

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Travelers surge during Japan’s Golden Week holiday

May 7, 2019

Tokyo–The number of people in Japan who traveled by rail and air during this year’s Golden Week holiday period in the nation surged from a year earlier, data from railway operators and airlines showed on Tuesday. The six passenger service

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