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Abe opens Instagram account

December 18, 2017

Tokyo- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has launched his official account on Instagram, joining many people in the nation, including young women, who are already enjoying the increasingly popular online photo-sharing service. His first post on the account, opened on

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Shops Buzzing for Public Debut of Ueno’s Giant Panda Cub

December 17, 2017

Tokyo- Shops and restaurants near Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo are buzzing for Tuesday’s planned start of a limited public display of Xiang Xiang, a female giant panda born at the zoo in June, with some offering panda goods and others organizing

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Ikebana

December 17, 2017

KYOTO- Japanese Ikebana master Shuho Hananofu prepares a flower arrangement to purify a Noh theater stage at Shimogamo Shinto Shrine in Kyoto city, Kyoto province, Japan, Saturday, 16 December 2017 (issued 17 December 2017). The Japanese flower art tradition of

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Remote-monitored driverless cars tested on Japan public roads

December 15, 2017

Tokyo- Tests of driverless cars under a remotely monitored system were conducted on public roads in Tokyo and a town in Aichi Prefecture, central Japan, on Thursday. According to the Tokyo metropolitan government and others, the self-driving tests represented Level

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‘Maneki-neko’

December 15, 2017

Bangkok- A Thai woman poses for photos next to a ‘Maneki-neko’ Japanese cat figurine and other decorations promoting a mobile banking service App in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, 15 December 2017. Thailand’s economy is expected to see four percent full-year growth

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Men’s Pro Snowboard Superpipe Final

December 15, 2017

BRECKENRIDGE, CO- Ayumu Hirano #117 of Japan competes in the Men’s Pro Snowboard Superpipe Final during Day 3 of the Dew Tour on Friday, December 15, 2017 in Breckenridge, Colorado. Jiji Press

Annual celestial show

December 14, 2017

Shizuoka Pref.- This composite photo made from nine photos taken between 1:30 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 14, 2017, shows the Geminid meteor shower raining down on Mount Fuji, which was observed at a campsite in the city

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Capsule toys in Japan

December 13, 2017

Capsule toys have been around in Japan for more than 40 years but the craze really took off in 2012 when Tokyo-based manufacturer Kitan Club launched “Koppu no Fuchico” (“Fuchico at the edge of a glass”). The miniature trinkets nestled

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