Used Land Cruisers fetch over double new price amid Toyota shortage

Japan Business News - August 11, 2022 - 04:06
Resale prices of some Toyota models have topped what new ones sell for as Japan's top automaker keeps car buyers waiting. (Nikkei)
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Man cycles up mind-bending Japanese bridge that's gone viral

Japan Travel News - August 11, 2022 - 04:03
A man has cycled up Japan’s Eshima Ohashi bridge, a structure so steep you’ll feel giddy just looking at it. (unilad.com)
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Japanese company trials seaplane drone in fish spotting

Japan Business News - August 11, 2022 - 03:59
A Japanese company has created an unmanned, autonomous aerial drone that it envisages could be used to monitor infrastructure, search for missing swimmers or vessels, and to spot schools of fish. (seafoodsource.com)
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Kishida enlists seasoned hands to tackle energy, defense

Japan Politics News - August 11, 2022 - 03:55
As Japan faces a myriad of challenges from the coronavirus to an increasingly complex security landscape, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has packed his cabinet with seasoned lawmakers who he hopes can tackle them head-on. (Nikkei)
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Japan's national debt tops 10m yen per capita for first time

Japan Business News - August 11, 2022 - 03:54
Japan's government debt per capita surpassed 10 million yen, or roughly $75,000, for the first time at the end of June, data released Wednesday shows, as Tokyo poured money into tackling both the coronavirus pandemic and inflation. (Nikkei)
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How centuries of self-isolation turned Japan into one of the most sustainable societies on Earth

Japan Education News - August 11, 2022 - 03:52
At the start of the 1600s, Japan’s rulers feared that Christianity – which had recently been introduced to the southern parts of the country by European missionaries – would spread. (econotimes.com)
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Bitcoin mining is now decontaminating

Japan Business News - August 10, 2022 - 20:16
Just as technology and society evolve, Bitcoin and its processes are also doing so to better use the resources in the environment without affecting it. (newsonjapan.com)
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6 members of 2 unrelated families found dead in suspected murder-suicide cases

Japan Society News - August 10, 2022 - 19:55
Six members of two apparently unrelated families were found dead in Aichi and Saitama prefectures on Tuesday and Wednesday, with local police investigating the deaths as suspected cases of murder and family suicide, respectively. (Japan Today)
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Japanese PM shakes up cabinet amid anger over Unification church links

Japan Politics News - August 10, 2022 - 19:46
Japan’s prime minister, Fumio Kishida, has removed ministers associated with the Unification church in a cabinet reshuffle aimed at reviving his fortunes amid a public outcry over his party’s ties to the religious movement. (theguardian.com)
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Japan population falls by record 726,342 to 125.93 mil. in 2021 amid COVID

Japan Education News - August 10, 2022 - 01:27
Japan's population declined to 125.93 million as of Jan. 1, down by 726,342 in its biggest drop since comparable data became available in 2013, as deaths again outnumbered births and COVID-19 border restrictions kept foreign resident numbers low, government data showed Tuesday. (Kyodo)
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Man arrested for stalking after mailing woman GPS tracker to her old address

Japan Society News - August 10, 2022 - 01:24
Police in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, have arrested a man on suspicion of violating the anti-stalking law after he mailed his female target a GPS tracker to find her new home address. (Japan Today)
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Nagasaki calls for peace on 77th anniversary of atomic bombing

Japan Politics News - August 9, 2022 - 15:31
People in Japan are remembering the victims of one of history's most catastrophic wartime attacks. Tuesday marks 77 years since the atomic bombing of Nagasaki during World War Two. (NHK)
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Use these tips to find the best betting sites in Japan

Japan Business News - August 9, 2022 - 08:05
Japan is one of the most mysterious countries for a couple of reasons. This place is known for all sorts of things, and it seems like online betting is becoming more popular yearly. (newsonjapan.com)
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Drunken police officer arrested for trespassing into company he believed was his home

Japan Society News - August 9, 2022 - 07:20
Police in Osaka have arrested a 22-year-old police officer on suspicion of unlawful entry after he was trespassing in a shipping company’s distribution center on Sunday. (Japan Today)
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Beijing clears Japan's MUFG to streamline fund transfers

Japan Business News - August 9, 2022 - 07:14
Top Japanese lender MUFG Bank has won approval from Chinese authorities to conduct fund transfers out of the country for select clients in a way that reduces scrutiny by Beijing and slashes paperwork. (Nikkei)
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Support for Japan PM’s cabinet lowest since it was formed: NHK reports

Japan Politics News - August 9, 2022 - 07:13
Public support for Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida slid to the lowest level since he took office last October, with voters questioning his decision to hold a state funeral for former premier Shinzo Abe, public broadcaster NHK said on Monday. (brecorder.com)
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Moscow Exchange suspends trading in Japanese yen

Japan Business News - August 9, 2022 - 07:11
The Moscow Exchange suspended trading in Japanese yen on Monday. (china.org.cn)
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Japan tech giant SoftBank posts USD 23 billion quarterly loss

Japan Business News - August 9, 2022 - 07:07
Japanese technology company SoftBank Group posted a USD 23.4 billion loss in the April-June quarter as the value of its investments sank amid global worries about inflation and interest rates. (dailyexcelsior.com)
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Japan's WORST Tourist Scam Explained | $6,000 Lost in a Day

Japan Travel News - August 9, 2022 - 07:00
Japan is one of the safest countries in the world. But even then it's not free from scams. We explore two of the worst. ( Abroad in Japan)
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Japan's WORST Tourist Scam Explained | $6,000 Lost in a Day

Japan Society News - August 9, 2022 - 07:00
Japan is one of the safest countries in the world. But even then it's not free from scams. We explore two of the worst. ( Abroad in Japan)
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