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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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Gov’t seen honoring Shogi master Habu, Go champ Iyama

December 13, 2017

Tokyo- The Japanese government is considering granting the People’s Honor Award to 47-year-old shogi master Yoshiharu Habu and Yuta Iyama, a 28-year-old champion of the board game go, an official said Wednesday. Last week, Habu became the first-ever shogi player

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More restaurants becoming smoke-free

December 13, 2017

Tokyo- An increasing number of major Japanese restaurant chain operators are making their outlets completely smoke-free ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Japanese and Tokyo metropolitan governments are slated to tighten measures against passive smoking to

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Honda in action

December 13, 2017

AL-AIN- FC Pachuca’s midfielder Keisuke Honda of Japan (top) fights for the ball against Gremio FBPA’s midfielder Michel of Brazil during the first semi-final of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 between Gremio FBPA and CF Pachuca at the

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