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January tourist arrivals a new record: Tourism department

February 21, 2018

Monthly visitor arrivals hit an  all-time high of 732,506 in January, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Tuesday. Tourism officials credited the figure, showing a 15.97 percent increase from January last year, to the  efforts of “Team DOT,” the stakeholder

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Shogi Sensation Fujii Becomes Youngest Competition Winner

February 17, 2018

Tokyo- Sota Fujii, a 15-year-and-six-month-old professional shogi player, won the 11th Asahi Cup shogi tournament on Saturday, becoming the youngest winner in a major competition other than title matches. With the victory, Fujii was promoted to sixth dan, only 16

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Fujifilm X Series fifth anniversary

February 15, 2018

Tokyo- In this file photo taken on January 14, 2016, a Fujifilm employee poses with the company’s X-Pro2 premium mirrorless digital camera during the Fujifilm X Series fifth anniversary event in Tokyo. One of Xerox’s biggest shareholders filed suit to

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Japan Valentines

February 13, 2018

Tokyo- This picture taken on February 7, 2018 shows sublime ruby KitKat packs, made of pink ruby chocolate, next to mock cocoa beans at a KitKat chocolatory shop in Tokyo. It is a marriage made in Heaven for cute-obsessed Japan:

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Toyosu Wholesale Market

February 13, 2018

Tokyo- Women pose at the tuna wholesale area during a media tour at the new Toyosu Wholesale Market in Tokyo, Japan, 13 February 2018. After being postponed due to groundwater pollution affecting the relocation of the famous Tsukiji fish market

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Yoko Ono Birthday

February 10, 2018

Italy- Japanese artist Yoko Ono, widow of singer John Lennon, poses for pictures during presentation of her latest work, ‘Anton’s Memory’, an anthology dedicated to an imaginary child at the palace of Titus Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy, 28

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Firms see biz opportunity in “tasty, low-salt” foods

February 7, 2018

Nagoya- Japanese supermarket operators and food makers are striving to develop demand for “tasty and low-salt” food products in response to an increase in health-conscious consumers. Bland-tasting low-salt foods leave many consumers unsatisfied, even if they want to look after

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PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games

February 6, 2018

Pyeongchang- Nobuyuki Nishi (right) of Japan in action during the men’s Moguls training session in the Phoenix Snow Park, which will host the Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard events of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang county, South Korea, Monday,

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