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Japan Tsukijo Food Industry

December 20, 2017

TOKYO- This file photo taken on January 5, 2016, shows fishmongers inspecting bluefin tuna before the first auction of the new year at Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market. Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji fish market will move to a new site on October

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Yoko Ono artwork

December 20, 2017

SPAIN- View of the artwork ‘Seeing the sky’ by Japanese artist Yoko Ono to commemorate the first anniversary of the Contemporary Creation Center (C3A) in Cordoba, Andalusia, southern Spain, Tuesday, 19 December 2017. Ono created three artworks on the occasion

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Giant panda cub Xiang Xiang wows visitors

December 19, 2017

Tokyo- In her much-awaited public debut on Tuesday, Xiang Xiang, a six-month-old giant panda cub at Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo, enthralled lucky visitors chosen by lottery. With smartphones and other devices, visitors frantically snapped photos of Xiang Xiang playing and rolling

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Film ‘Bright’ Premiere

December 19, 2017

TOKYO- (Left-Right) US director David Ayer, US actor/cast member Will Smith, Australian actor/cast member Joel Edgerton and Swedish actress/cast member Noomi Rapace attend the Japan premiere for the film ‘Bright’ in Tokyo, Japan, Tuesday, 19 December 2017. The American urban

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Japanese Astronaut

December 18, 2017

KAZAKHSTAN- Member of the International Space Station (ISS) expedition 53/54, Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) reacts as his space suit is tested in the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan early on Sunday, December 17, 2017. The

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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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