Japanese govt.: System glitch caused false missile alert

Japan Politics News - October 4, 2022 - 20:48
Japan's top government spokesperson says a system glitch is to blame for the issuance of a false missile alert in some parts of the country following North Korea's missile launch on Tuesday. (NHK)
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N.Korea fires missile over Japan, some trains suspended

Japan Politics News - October 4, 2022 - 08:41
North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan on Tuesday, prompting a warning for residents to take cover and a temporary suspension of train operations in northern Japan. (Reuters)
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Are Japanese not workaholics!?

Japan Society News - October 4, 2022 - 08:10
Japanese employees are famous for working long hours but labor productivity is very low when it comes to work efficiency. (Japanese Comedian Meshida)
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Japanese emperor Naruhito to take MRI test in November

Japan Society News - October 4, 2022 - 08:05
Japan's Emperor Naruhito, 62, will have an MRI scan of his prostate after doctors detected "somewhat concerning indications" in health exams, the palace said on Monday. (AFP)
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Kishida pinning hopes on big-spending tourists to revive economy

Japan Politics News - October 4, 2022 - 08:02
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida pledged Monday to revive the nation's pandemic-battered inbound tourism industry by setting a new goal of increasing foreign tourists' total spending to more than 5 trillion yen annually. (Japan Today)
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McDonald's switches to paper straws, wooden utensils across Japan

Japan Business News - October 4, 2022 - 07:52
McDonald's Japan will adopt paper straws and wooden utensils at all locations starting on Friday, a move that the fast-food chain expects will eliminate 900 tonnes of plastic waste a year, Nikkei has learned. (Nikkei)
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Why I had to leave Japan to launch my gaming company

Japan Business News - October 4, 2022 - 07:49
Regulators and tax rules are fueling a new brain drain (Nikkei)
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ANA to test sharkskin-like film on planes to reduce fuel consumption

Japan Travel News - October 4, 2022 - 07:45
All Nippon Airways says it will test attaching sharkskin-like film to its aircraft. The trial using what's called riblet technology is expected to help reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. (NHK)
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Japan’s AirDo and Solaseed Air complete merger

Japan Business News - October 4, 2022 - 07:36
Japanese carriers AirDo and Solaseed Air merged their operations on Monday to cut costs and create a stronger business in the face of greater business uncertainty. (smartaviation-apac.com)
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What is the Japanese prime minister’s military strategy?

Japan Politics News - October 4, 2022 - 07:33
Fumio Kishida wants to boost the country’s military capabilities over the next five years. (Al Jazeera)
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Japan's business mood worsens in third quarter, Bank of Japan 'tankan' survey shows

Japan Business News - October 3, 2022 - 15:21
Japanese manufacturers' business mood worsened in the three months to September, a central bank survey showed on Monday, bolstering views that the weakening yen and its inflationary impact on business costs undermined a fragile economic recovery. (Reuters)
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