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  • Tokyo , the capital of Japan, used primarily in non-English-speaking countries


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New See-Through Public Toilets In Tokyo Let People See How Clean They Are Before Entering [Video]

New See-Through Public Toilets In Tokyo Let People See How Clean They Are Before Entering

Two new see-through public toilets have opened in Tokyo enabling users to check how clean they are before entering. Designed by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, the stalls are part of a project..

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Illness forces Japanese PM Abe to stand down [Video]

Illness forces Japanese PM Abe to stand down

Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, says he is resigningbecause a chronic illness has resurfaced. Concerns about his health began overthe summer and grew this month when he visited a..

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Japan PM Abe in hospital again, sparking concern [Video]

Japan PM Abe in hospital again, sparking concern

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told reporters he wants to take care of his health and do his job, despite a visiting hospital for a second week. A top spokesman played down concerns and said..

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Japan shows support for Hong Kong with human chain at demo [Video]

Japan shows support for Hong Kong with human chain at demo

Protesters in the Japanese capital, Tokyo, formed a human chain in a "stand with Hong Kong" demonstration, calling on their government to take a firm stance against China's imposition of strict..

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How Tokyo Plans To Combat COVID-19 [Video]

How Tokyo Plans To Combat COVID-19

Authorities in Tokyo believe many of the city's infections are happening when people go out at night. They have requested restaurants and bars that serve alcohol to close at 10 p.m. The government has..

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Amid China tension, India & Japan talk business as Delhi seeks investments [Video]

Amid China tension, India & Japan talk business as Delhi seeks investments

Union minister Piyush Goyal spoke at the Invest India Exclusive Investment Forum - Japan Edition on Thursday, seeking to boost trade ties between Delhi and Tokyo. He said that together, the two nations..

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Japan coronavirus: Theatre resumes in Tokyo amid surge in cases [Video]

Japan coronavirus: Theatre resumes in Tokyo amid surge in cases

As Tokyo's governor considers ordering a new state of emergency, the theatre is at risk of closing once more.

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'Model' customers keep Tokyo diners socially distanced [Video]

'Model' customers keep Tokyo diners socially distanced

The coronavirus pandemic might have left many restaurants empty, but one establishment in Tokyo is relying on some model customers to enforce social distancingView on euronews

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Ex-Nissan executive Greg Kelly pleads not guilty in Japan trial

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Schools in Japan are back in session amid coronavirus pandemic

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Asian stocks slip after Wall Street selloff dents tech rally

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Read full article A woman wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is reflected in a screen displaying NASDAQ movements outside a brokerage in Tokyo..
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World Athletics road race season, Tokyo qualification to restart in September

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MONACO, 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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Berkshire Hathaway takes stakes in Japanese trading houses

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Japanese PM Abe about to announce he'll be stepping down: Reports

The 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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How possible successors stack up if Prime Minister Abe resigns

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Colorful, transparent toilets come to Tokyo

The 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.
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Drive-in haunted house offers socially distanced horrors

Production company Kowagarasetai (roughly translated as "Scare Squad') has launched a drive-through haunted house in Tokyo in answer to the coronavirus pandemic. (Aug. 19)  
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Japan PM Abe Has Left Hospital in Tokyo: Jiji

japan pm abe has left hospital in tokyo: jiji
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has left hospital in Tokyo on Monday, the Jiji news agency reported, after his visit there... ......
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Japanese team to assist Mauritius with oil spill cleanup

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Tokyo - 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..
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Explainer: Who pays for Mauritius oil spill and how much?

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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..
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Caroline Kennedy meets with Japanese foreign minister

Caroline Kennedy started her new job as the U.S. ambassador to Japan by meeting with the Japanese foreign minister, in Tokyo. Gayle King reports.
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Japan appeals court order to recognize 'black rain' victims

japan appeals court order to recognize 'black rain' victims
TOKYO (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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Toshiba says likely to report first quarter operating loss on coronavirus impact

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Japan tech giant SoftBank's profits rise on investments

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TOKYO (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..
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Tokyo records 3rd highest daily COVID-19 figure with 462 cases

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Tokyo 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..
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Nintendo profit zooms as virus has homebodies playing games

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TOKYO (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..
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Japan’s Honda reports loss in April-June as virus hits sales

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TOKYO (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..
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Asia Shares Mixed Amid Jitters Over U.S. Stimulus, China Trade

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Apple Maps’ Look Around feature gets first international expansion

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GB wheelchair basketballer Sophie Carrigill on her Paralympic ambition in Tokyo

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Japan's summer season transformed by coronavirus

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Nissan sees $4.5 billion annual operating loss as pandemic hinders turnaround efforts

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Mitsubishi Motors forecasts full-year loss due to falling car sales

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TOKYO: 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..
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NBC resets focus for Tokyo while also looking to Beijing

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Postponed Tokyo Olympics hit 1-year-to-go mark — again

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Japan's daily COVID-19 cases hit new record as Tokyoites urged to stay home

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Japan kicks off domestic tourism campaign as critics point to virus surge

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Japanese actor Haruma Miura dies at 30

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Asian shares fall as investors mull Chinese growth data

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Japan’s domestic tourism campaign faces scrutiny as coronavirus spikes in Tokyo

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Tokyo declares coronavirus red alert as situation 'rather severe'

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Tokyo may raise coronavirus alert as travel campaign comes under fire

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Games won't be gorgeous and extravagant - Tokyo chief

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The 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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Roundup: Tokyo stocks close sharply higher on hopes for antiviral drug, autos rise on solid China data

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TOKYO, July 13 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed sharply higher Monday as the market mood was bolstered by hopes for an antiviral COVID-19 treatment which has showed some positive results in the United..
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Tokyo’s rush back to business generating alarm at local levels

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Tokyo coronavirus cases hit record daily high of 224, NHK says

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Tokyo stocks close lower on concerns over COVID-19 rebound in U.S., elsewhere

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TOKYO, 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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Asia markets slip as virus outbreaks mute hopes for rebound

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TOKYO (AP) — Markets were mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday as expanding coronavirus outbreaks dimmed hopes for a global recovery, despite an overnight rally in tech shares that pushed the Nasdaq..
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In Tokyo, a temple offers pandemic-hit Vietnamese workers a safe haven

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Tokyo host bars take the heat for Covid revival

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