Vehicles fall off cliff at famous autumn leaves spot

Japan Society News - November 1, 2023 - 04:55
A truck and a passenger car collided on the Zao Echo Line connecting Miyagi and Yamagata on Tuesday, leaving both drivers unconscious after their vehicles fell 5 meters down a cliff. (News On Japan)
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Beautiful Legs Award Winner!

Japan Society News - November 1, 2023 - 04:39
The award ceremony for the Clarino Beautiful Legs Award 2023, which is given to women with healthy and attractive legs, was held in Tokyo on Monday, with four women ranging from their teens to their 40s selected. (News On Japan)
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Baseball: Mune, Tongu lead Buffaloes to 2-1 Japan Series lead

Japan Sports News - November 1, 2023 - 01:20
Yuma Mune doubled in two runs and Yuma Tongu hit a solo home run as the Orix Buffaloes edged the Hanshin Tigers 5-4 in Tuesday's Game 3 to lead the best-of-seven Japan Series two games to one. (Kyodo)
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12 Things We Need to STEAL from Japan

Japan Education News - October 31, 2023 - 18:58
Japan gets a lot of things right. Here's 12 things worth stealing! (Abroad in Japan)
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Suspected gunman arrested, hostages unharmed

Japan Society News - October 31, 2023 - 18:54
An armed suspect in a shooting was holed up inside a post office in Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo with two female hostages. Police stormed the building and arrested him. (NHK)
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LINE users to be locked out from Nov 1?

Japan Business News - October 31, 2023 - 09:38
For everyone using the free messaging app "LINE", have you neglected an important notification? If you haven't yet given consent to their new privacy policy, there's a risk you won't be able to use LINE from November 1st. (News On Japan)
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Construction site of Japan's upgraded neutrino observatory unveiled to media

Japan Technology News - October 31, 2023 - 09:21
Reporters have been invited to get their first look at the ongoing construction of the third-generation Hyper-Kamiokande detector in central Japan. The underground detector is designed to observe elementary particles called neutrinos falling from space. (NHK)
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Former city councilor sentenced to prison for molesting girls at sponsored camp

Japan Society News - October 31, 2023 - 09:14
A former city councilman has been sentenced to six years in prison after being charged with indecent assault after groping girls at a camping event he sponsored. (News On Japan)
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An undervalued yen poses problems for the Bank of Japan

Japan Business News - October 31, 2023 - 09:02
Japan’s exchange rate environment made a big turnaround in 2022, when the yen began to depreciate sharply. When it exceeded 145 yen against the US dollar by September 2022, and then 150 yen in October, the Ministry of Finance conducted two rounds of foreign exchange interventions. (East Asia Forum)
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BOJ to tweak policy again to allow 10-year yields to exceed 1%

Japan Business News - October 31, 2023 - 05:33
The Bank of Japan is set to consider a further adjustment to its yield curve control (YCC) framework at Tuesday's monetary policy meeting, potentially allowing 10-year Japanese government bond yields to rise above 1%, sources close to the matter told Nikkei. (Nikkei)
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Tokyo Disneyland operator sees record profit for fiscal 2023

Japan Business News - October 31, 2023 - 05:30
The operator of the Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea theme parks is now projecting a record operating profit for the year ending March 2024, buoyed by the return of foreign visitors and higher per-guest spending. (Nikkei)
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Where to Buy EVERYTHING in Tokyo Japan | Ultimate Guide

Japan Travel News - October 31, 2023 - 05:27
okyo is WILDLY organized. And today were breaking it down area by area and looking at what areas of Tokyo, specialize in what kind of shops. This is the ULTIMATE Tokyo shopping guide! (Tokyo Lens)
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US military begins Japan seafood purchases to counter China ban

Japan Politics News - October 31, 2023 - 05:23
The US military has decided to buy Japan’s seafood in bulk in an effort to offset China’s ban in the wake of the Fukushima water release. (
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Japan teenage 'Go' player Nakamura says she needs more competitive environment

Japan Sports News - October 31, 2023 - 05:10
Teenage Japanese "Go" player Nakamura Sumire says she has decided to shift her base of professional activity to South Korea as she finds it necessary for her to study the game in a more competitive environment. (NHK)
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Oku-Nikko 'Autumn leaves' seen from the sky, spectacular view over Lake Chuzenji

Japan Travel News - October 30, 2023 - 20:14
As clear blue skies spread across Japan, autumn leaves are at their peak in Oku-Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture. (News On Japan)
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Water curtains shield World Heritage houses in central Japan

Japan Travel News - October 30, 2023 - 16:11
A fire drill was conducted at a World Heritage site in central Japan to protect the traditional steep-angled, thatched houses by creating water curtains. (NHK)
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Muslims in Japan denounce Israel against bombing of Gaza

Japan Politics News - October 30, 2023 - 16:08
Around 1,000 demonstrators from Japan’s Muslim community gathered in the Ichigaya district of Tokyo near the Israeli Embassy on Sunday to protest against the bombing of Gaza. (Arab News)
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Tokyo 'happening bar' raided over naked customers

Japan Society News - October 30, 2023 - 16:00
The manager of a sex club in Shinjuku, Tokyo, has been arrested on suspicion of aiding and abetting public indecency. (News On Japan)
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Ferrari burn out!

Japan Society News - October 30, 2023 - 08:52
A driver of a Ferrari that suddenly burst into flames while cruising along a central Fukuoka street on Sunday was lucky to escape the inferno. (News On Japan)
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Falling Halloween signboard breaks girl's leg

Japan Society News - October 30, 2023 - 03:50
A 9-year-old girl was seriously injured on Sunday by a falling signboard for a Halloween event in Kobe, breaking her leg. (News On Japan)
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