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Museum of “Visas for Life” Diplomat to Open in Tokyo

March 20, 2019

Tokyo-A museum of Chiune Sugihara (1900-1986), the Japanese diplomat who issued transit visas to thousands of Jewish people during World War II to help them escape from Nazi persecution, is set to open in the Yaesu district in Tokyo. Items

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Kitora Tomb Mural Paintings Recommended as National Treasure

March 20, 2019

Tokyo- Japan’s Council for Cultural Affairs on Monday recommended that three sets of cultural assets be designated national treasures, including ancient mural paintings at the Kitora tumulus in Asuka, Nara Prefecture. The recommendations made to culture minister Masahiko Shibayama also

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Japan Tokyo Fashion Week

March 19, 2019

A model presents a creation from the Autumn/Winter 2019 collection by Japanese designer Kotoha Yokozawa for the label ‘kotohayokozawa’ during the Tokyo Fashion Week in Tokyo, Japan, 19 March 2019. The presentation of the Autumn/Winter 2019 collections runs from 18

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Japan Tokyo Fashion Week

March 18, 2019

Models present creations from the Autumn/Winter 2019 collection by Japanese designer Takeshi Kitazawa for the label ‘DRESSEDUNDRESSED’ during the Tokyo Fashion Week in Tokyo, Japan, 18 March 2019. The presentation of the Autumn/Winter 2019 collections runs from 18 to 23

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Housing Lifestyle

March 13, 2019

Hector Cabanol, a 36-year-old electrician, drinks coffee in the kitchen of a capsule flat of a “beehive”-style housing project in Barcelona on February 22, 2019 – The initiative by the Spanish startup company Haibu, which means beehive in Japanese, is

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Cannes Film Festival

March 12, 2019

In this file photo taken on May 26, 2017 Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn (L) and his wife Carole Ghosn arrive for the screening of a film at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. –

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ESports

March 11, 2019

ESports idol unit GraCheers member Miyu Kojima (C) celebrates after winning a game of Rocket League during the eSports ‘Akiba Tournament’ at ESports Studio Akiba in Akihabara, the electronics, anime and video games district in Tokyo, Japan, 09 December 2018.EPA-Jiji

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Sculptor Ando, creator of Hachiko statue at Shibuya, dies at 95

March 9, 2019

Tokyo–Japanese sculptor Takeshi Ando, known for creating the second statue of faithful Akita dog “Hachiko,” in front of Tokyo’s Shibuya Station, died of pneumonia at a Tokyo hospital on Jan. 13. He was 95. A native of Tokyo, Ando graduated

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