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New See-Through Public Toilets In Tokyo Let People See How Clean They Are Before Entering
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Illness forces Japanese PM Abe to stand down
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Japan PM Abe in hospital again, sparking concern
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Japan shows support for Hong Kong with human chain at demo
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How Tokyo Plans To Combat COVID-19
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Amid China tension, India & Japan talk business as Delhi seeks investments
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Japan coronavirus: Theatre resumes in Tokyo amid surge in cases
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'Model' customers keep Tokyo diners socially distanced
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World Athletics road race season, Tokyo qualification to restart in SeptemberMONACO, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- World Athletics road races will return as a Bronze Label 10km race in Brcko, Bosnia and Herzegovina kicks off the restart to the coronavirus-disrupted 2020 season, the world..
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Japanese PM Abe about to announce he'll be stepping down: ReportsThe reports cite his health. Concerns about Abe's chronic health issues intensified this month when he visited a Tokyo hospital two weeks in a row for unspecified checkups.
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Colorful, transparent toilets come to TokyoThe idea of using a public bathroom with see-through walls may sound like the stuff of nightmares. But a famous Japanese architect is hoping to change that view. Lucy Craft reports.
Drive-in haunted house offers socially distanced horrorsProduction company Kowagarasetai (roughly translated as "Scare Squad') has launched a drive-through haunted house in Tokyo in answer to the coronavirus pandemic. (Aug. 19)
Japan PM Abe Has Left Hospital in Tokyo: JijiTOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has left hospital in Tokyo on Monday, the Jiji news agency reported, after his visit there... ......
Japanese team to assist Mauritius with oil spill cleanupTokyo - Japanese Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi said on Saturday Tokyo planned to send a team of officials from the ministry and other specialists to Mauritius to assess the damage from an oil..
Explainer: Who pays for Mauritius oil spill and how much?TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese bulk carrier struck a coral reef off the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius on July 25, spilling about 1,000 tonnes of fuel oil and triggering a state of..
Caroline Kennedy meets with Japanese foreign ministerCaroline Kennedy started her new job as the U.S. ambassador to Japan by meeting with the Japanese foreign minister, in Tokyo. Gayle King reports.
Japan appeals court order to recognize 'black rain' victimsTOKYO (AP) — Japan's government and the city of Hiroshima have appealed a court ruling ordering them to certify dozens of people who were exposed to radioactive “black rain” in the aftermath of..
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Japan tech giant SoftBank's profits rise on investmentsTOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology giant SoftBank Group Corp.'s said Tuesday that its profit rose 12% in April-June from a year earlier as its investments added to its coffers, including sales of its..
Tokyo records 3rd highest daily COVID-19 figure with 462 casesTokyo reported 462 new COVID-19 cases on Aug. 7, the third highest daily figure for the capital. It also marked the 11th straight day of more than 200 new cases. The record for Tokyo was set on Aug. 1..
Nintendo profit zooms as virus has homebodies playing gamesTOKYO (AP) — Nintendo Co.’s profit multiplied more than sixfold in April-June as people stuck at home during the pandemic turned to playing video games. The Japanese manufacturer of Pokemon and..
Japan’s Honda reports loss in April-June as virus hits salesTOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Honda reported Wednesday that it sank into the red for the April-June quarter, as its sales plunged due to the coronavirus pandemic, especially in the U.S., Japan and..
Asia Shares Mixed Amid Jitters Over U.S. Stimulus, China TradeAsian stock markets were mixed Wednesday amid investor concern about U.S. stimulus spending and a trade agreement with Beijing. Shanghai and Hong Kong advanced while Tokyo and Sydney retreated. Gold,..
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Japan's summer season transformed by coronavirusAs the rainy season ends, Japan is entering summer without its typical scenes of festivals, fireworks and open beaches this year as the novel coronavirus continues to spread in the country. Shonan and..
Japan unhappy after WTO panel set up to rule on curbs of exports to S.KoreaTOKYO/SEOUL — Japan said on Thursday it was disappointed South Korea was proceeding with a complaint to the World Trade Organization, a day after the body set up a panel to rule on curbs imposed by..
Nissan sees $4.5 billion annual operating loss as pandemic hinders turnaround effortsSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City TOKYO (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co said on Tuesday it expects to make an annual..
Mitsubishi Motors forecasts full-year loss due to falling car salesTOKYO: Japan’s Mitsubishi Motors Corp. on Monday forecast an operating loss of ¥140 billion ($1.33 billion) in the year to March as the automaker battles a fall in demand for cars due in part to the..
NBC resets focus for Tokyo while also looking to BeijingWhen Molly Solomon took over as executive producer and president of NBC's Olympics production unit last November, she expected to be in Tokyo right now with the Games in full swing. But with the Summer..
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Shares Mixed in Asia After Wall Street AdvanceShares were mixed in Asia on Thursday, with the region’s biggest market in Tokyo closed for a four-day weekend. Benchmarks rose in Hong Kong, Sydney and Shanghai but fell in Seoul and Taiwan. The..
Postponed Tokyo Olympics hit 1-year-to-go mark — againTOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics have hit the one-year-to-go mark — again. But few are in a mood to celebrate. Tokyo observed the original date a year ago. That was before the COVID-19 pandemic..
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Japan's daily COVID-19 cases hit new record as Tokyoites urged to stay homeTOKYO, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Wednesday urged residents of the capital to refrain from going out unnecessarily during the upcoming four-day weekend amid a spike in COVID-19..
Japan kicks off domestic tourism campaign as critics point to virus surgeTOKYO — Japan launched a national travel campaign on Wednesday that aims to revive a battered tourism industry, but the effort has drawn heavy criticism as major cities have racked up a jump in new..
Japanese actor Haruma Miura dies at 30Japanese actor Haruma Miura is no more. The 30-year-old was found hanging in his Tokyo home. The actor's body was found around 1 pm. He was later sent to the hospital,...
Asian shares fall as investors mull Chinese growth dataShares retreated in Europe and Asia on Thursday as investors sold on worries Beijing might cut back on stimulus after China’s economy returned to growth in the last quarter. The Shanghai Composite..
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Tokyo declares coronavirus red alert as situation 'rather severe'Shares Tokyo raised its coronavirus alert to the highest "red" level on Wednesday, alarmed by a recent spike in daily new cases to record highs, with Governor Yuriko Koike describing the situation in..
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Games won't be gorgeous and extravagant - Tokyo chiefThe rearranged Tokyo Olympics are likely to be a pared-down version of recent editions of the four-yearly Games, Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) chairman Yasuhiro Yamashita said on Tuesday. Japan and..
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Tokyo stocks close lower on concerns over COVID-19 rebound in U.S., elsewhereTOKYO, July 8 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed lower Wednesday as a resurgence of COVID-19 cases in the United States and elsewhere raised fears about the prospect of lockdowns and business closures..
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