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Tottori to Be Featured in Michelin Guide for 1st Time

October 10, 2018

Kyoto- Nihon Michelin Tire Co., the Japanese unit of French tire maker Michelin SA, has said that Tottori Prefecture will be featured for the first time in its restaurant and hotel guide for western Japan. The newest edition of the

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Tourist Numbers Gradually Recovering in Quake-Hit Hokkaido

October 10, 2018

Tokyo- Tourist numbers are gradually recovering in Hokkaido about a month after a powerful earthquake struck the northern Japan prefecture on Sept. 6, sparking cancellations of accommodation bookings for a total of some 1.14 million guests there. Mt. Hakodate Ropeway

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Google to Release Smartphone in Japan

October 10, 2018

Tokyo- Google Inc. will launch its Pixel smartphone in Japan soon, aiming to compete against Apple Inc.’s iPhone series, which dominates the Japanese market. Details including its main features and price have yet to be disclosed. Major Japanese mobile phone

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Unique “Osechi” Products Offered at Japan Department Stores

October 10, 2018

Tokyo- The sales season for Japan’s “osechi” traditional New Year food has started in earnest this month, with major department stores aiming to boost sales by offering a range of original products that cater to the tastes of different generations.

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Some 10 Pct of Smartphone Users Believe Lies amid Disasters: Poll

October 9, 2018

Tokyo- Nearly 10 pct of smartphone users in Japan believed online disinformation during major disasters, such as recent powerful earthquakes in western and northern parts of the country, a private-sector survey has revealed. According to the survey by Internet service

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Takashimaya Opens Japan’s Biggest Robot Sales Space

October 9, 2018

Osaka- Major department store chain Takashimaya Co. on Monday opened one of Japan’s biggest selling spaces for robots at its outlet in the western city of Osaka. The 60-square-meter space, the second robot-selling place for Takashimaya, sells 80 to 90

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Kyoto Tops Rankings of Major Japanese Cities

October 4, 2018

Tokyo- Kyoto has topped the rankings of major Japanese cities measured by features such as livability and economy, a think tank affiliated with major real estate developer Mori Building Co. said Wednesday. The Institute for Urban Strategies compiled the rankings,

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INTERVIEW: Nobel Winner Honjo Eyes Fund for Young Researchers

October 3, 2018

Kyoto- Japanese scientist Tasuku Honjo, who won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, revealed on Tuesday a plan to set up a fund to nurture researchers. Speaking in an interview with Jiji Press, the 76-year-old Kyoto University professor

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