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“Mortar” at the Robo Cafe

December 28, 2017

Hanoi- This picture taken on December 11, 2017 shows a robot named “Mortar” delivering drinks to customers at the Robo Cafe, the first establishment to use a robot in Hanoi. The inspiration for the spaceship-themed cafe, which opened recently in

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Year of the Dog decor in Department store

December 27, 2017

Tokyo- Pedestrians walk past a department store window decorated for next year’s “Year of the Dog” from the Chinese zodiac at the Ginza shopping district in Tokyo on December 27, 2017. Japan has started the new year holiday period, one

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Manga introducing work of firefighters to be created

December 27, 2017

Tokyo- Japan’s Fire and Disaster Management Agency will create in fiscal 2018 an educational material including manga for elementary school children to learn about the job of firefighters, informed sources have said. The agency plans to make 100,000 copies for

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Christmas 2017 in Japan

December 26, 2017

It’s a merry Christmas celebration in Japan as lots of Santa Claus were seen everywhere in the country to celebrate the festive season About 1,000 people attended “Tokyo Santa Run” in Chiba last Saturday. The Christmas charity event was held

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Dog Chinese Zodiac sign

December 26, 2017

Yokohama- 13-year-old sea lion Chen writes the Chinese character for “dog”, which is next year’s Chinese zodiac sign, during a press preview at Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise in Yokohama on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. The sea lion will perform twice

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Spirit of miracle pine tree to live on

December 25, 2017

Minamisoma, Fukushima Pref.- The only pine tree that miraculously survived monster tsunami in 2011 in Minamisoma, Fukushima Prefecture, is set to be cut down on Wednesday. Kazuo Goga, 77, who has been taking care of the lone pine tree in

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Majority of Japanese Feel Close to Taiwan: Poll

December 23, 2017

Tokyo- A Taiwanese survey showed Friday that more than half of Japanese respondents feel close to Taiwan and regard it as trustworthy. According to the survey, 69.0 pct of the respondents said they feel close to Taiwan, citing the historically

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Diary shows Nobel Winner Yukawa attended 1945 A-Bomb meetings

December 22, 2017

Kyoto- A newly disclosed diary of the late Japanese Nobel prize-winning physicist Hideki Yukawa has shown that he attended in 1945 meetings of an atomic bomb development project commissioned by the now-defunct Imperial Japanese Navy. This is the first time

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