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Ueno Zoo Monorail Continues to Be Loved by Children

January 12, 2018

Tokyo- While female giant panda cub Xiang Xiang has been attracting huge attention since she was born at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo in June 2017, you can also see children at the animal park in Taito Ward in the Japanese

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Visitors to Japan hit record 28.69m in 2017

January 12, 2018

Tokyo- The number of visitors to Japan in 2017 increased 19.3 percent from the previous year to about 28.69 million, setting a record high for the fifth straight year, Japanese tourism minister Keiichi Ishii said Friday. The Japanese government has

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Soccer in Tsujido Beach, Mount Fuji

January 12, 2018

Tokyo- Elementary schoolchildren play soccer on Tsujido Beach in Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture, southwest of Tokyo, Japan, Thursday, 11 January 2018, With view of Japan’s highest peak of Mount Fuji. Strong wind continues in recent several days on the beach and

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Niigata company keeps local “geigi” culture alive for 30 years

January 11, 2018

Niigata- Niigata-based Ryuto Shinko, the first Japanese company to train and dispatch “geigi” traditional female entertainers to event venues, has marked the 30th year of its establishment. Geigi, also known as “geisha” or “geiko,” women belonging to the company perform

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Philippine National Railway (PNR)

January 11, 2018

Manila- A Filipino railway worker mans a traffic as a train rolls crossing a street in Muntinlupa city, south of Manila, Philippines, Thursday, 11 January 2018. According to the Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr), clearing and construction works started along

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Sony Revives Aibo Robot Dog after 12 Years

January 11, 2018

Tokyo- Japan’s Sony Corp on Thursday revived its “aibo” robot pet dog after a 12-year break, this time featuring artificial intelligence and communications functions. The new version followed the first-generation aibo, which hit the market in 1999 with its production

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Beijing Olympic Games

January 11, 2018

Tokyo- This file photo taken on August 8, 2008 shows the Olympic flame burning during the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games at the National Stadium in the Chinese capital. When the cauldron ignites in Pyeongchang on Tuesday,

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Tokyo Windsurfers for 2020 Olympic Games

January 10, 2018

Tokyo- Windsurfers enjoy riding turbulent waves at Enoshima in Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture, southwest of Tokyo, Japan, Wednesday, 10 January 2018. The windsurfing competition of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be held at Enoshima. Jiji Press