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Ex-member of pop group arrested for cannabis possession

May 23, 2019

Tokyo–Junnosuke Taguchi, a former member of Japanese all-male pop group KAT-TUN, and actress Rena Komine were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of cannabis possession at their home in Tokyo. Taguchi, 33, and Komine, 38, were arrested by the narcotics control department

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British Museum to start Manga Exhibition Thursday

May 22, 2019

London–The British Museum in London will hold the world’s largest exhibition of manga outside Japan Thursday through Aug. 26. Some 70 series from about 50 manga artists, including Osamu Tezuka’s “Astro Boy” and Eiichiro Oda’s “One Piece,” will be on

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Luxury lego car

May 18, 2019

The world’s first real Lego car with engine-a replica of a Bugatti Chiron-is presented at Lego House in Billund, Denmark, 16 May 2019. The car is a lifesize model and consists of more than a million parts. LEGO parts, some

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18 Percent of Japanese second-graders own mobile phones

May 15, 2019

Tokyo–A Japanese welfare ministry survey showed Wednesday that the proportion of elementary school second-graders in 2018 Who owns mobile phones including smartphones at 17.9 pct, up 11.6 percentage points from a similar conducted conducted in 2009 . The Longitudinal Survey

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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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