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Tuna auction viewing area opens at Toyosu Market

January 15, 2019

Tokyo–A crowd of people, including foreigners, visited the Toyosu central wholesale market in Tokyo on Tuesday as the new landmark in the Japanese capital started to allow visitors to view tuna auctions from a designated area the same day. The

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Japan Automakers Showcase Sports Cars at Detroit Auto Show

January 15, 2019

Detroit–Japanese automakers displayed sports cars featuring sophisticated designs and high driving performances at the North American International Auto Show, which opened in Detroit on Monday. Toyota Motor Corp. <7203> exhibited its revived Supra for a world premiere. Production of the

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Tokyo to Launch Home Appliance “Eco-Point” Program

January 8, 2019

Tokyo–The Tokyo metropolitan government will launch in October an “eco-point” program to grant points to people who replace their home appliances with energy-efficient ones, Governor Yuriko Koike said Monday. The metropolitan government plans to secure 4.5 billion yen for the

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Nearly 100 Olive Ridley hatchlings released to sea in La Union

December 25, 2018

SAN JUAN, La Union  – Tourists, conservationists and residents gathered on Saturday evening at the Kahuna Beach Resort in Urbiztondo to release 96 Olive Ridley turtle hatchlings to the sea minutes after they hatched in a temporary hatchery of a conservation

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Kumamoto Zoo Fully Reopens after Quakes in 2016

December 23, 2018

Kumamoto- Kumamoto City Zoological and Botanical Gardens fully reopened on Saturday, after it was severely damaged by massive earthquakes in April 2016. The zoo, located in Higashi Ward of the capital of Kumamoto Prefecture, resumed in February 2017 animal exhibition

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Manila to mark Dec 21 as ”Blessed Takayama Ukon Day”

December 21, 2018

Starting 2019, the city government of Manila will celebrate December 21 as “Blessed Takayama Ukon Day” as the city celebrates the 404th anniversary of his arrival in Intramuros, Manila. In a Resolution No. 273 released by Manila City government, it

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Japanese Births to Hit Record Low in 2018

December 21, 2018

Tokyo–The number of Japanese babies born in Japan in 2018 is projected to stand at 921,000, the lowest since the country began taking the data in 1899, the health ministry said Friday. The annual total is expected to be 25,000

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Tsukiji Outer Market as Lively as Before: Tokyo Governor

December 20, 2018

Tokyo–Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike visited the popular shopping area next to the now-defunct Tsukiji fish market in the capital’s Chuo Ward on Thursday, with a view to publicizing the area after the market’s relocation. “It’s as lively as before,” Koike

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