Search for 200 Million Yen Lottery Winner

Japan Society News - March 7, 2024 - 18:05
A 200 million yen lottery prize remains unclaimed, and the deadline is approaching. (News On Japan)
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Real Wages in Japan Drop by 0.6 percent in January

Japan Business News - March 7, 2024 - 17:58
In January, workers' "gross cash earnings" saw a 2.0 percent increase compared to the same period last year, yet the "real wages," adjusted for price fluctuations, decreased by 0.6 percent. This marks the 22nd consecutive month of real wage decline. (News On Japan)
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Exploring Asuka Village: The Cradle of Japanese History

Japan Society News - March 7, 2024 - 11:09
An investigative team visited Asuka Village in Nara Prefecture, known as "the hometown of Japanese history," starting their journey at "Ishibutai Kofun," a national historic site, and then thoroughly examined "Asuka-dera," the first full-fledged Buddhist temple in Japan. (News On Japan)
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The Five Stages That Lead to Divorce

Japan Society News - March 7, 2024 - 10:14
In any long-term marriage, it's not uncommon for discord to arise between spouses. This time, we'll introduce "5 stages" that could potentially lead to divorce. (News On Japan)
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NTT DoCoMo Acquires Orix Credit

Japan Business News - March 7, 2024 - 10:04
NTT Docomo has announced its acquisition of a majority stake in Orix Credit, a subsidiary of the financial services giant Orix Corporation. (News On Japan)
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Enjoy Okinawa for Free! Explore the Locals' Top Picks

Japan Travel News - March 7, 2024 - 07:10
From airfare to hotel fees, travel can be costly. And with recent inflation, some might be wondering, "Can't I travel to Okinawa for a little less?" In such cases, we recommend tourist spots that can be enjoyed for free. (News On Japan)
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Mercari Adds "Spot Worker" Matching Service

Japan Business News - March 7, 2024 - 06:59
Mercari, a leading flea market app, started a matching service on Wednesday for "spot work," allowing job seekers to apply for short-term work. (News On Japan)
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Deep-Sea Plastic Waste Around Japan 27 Times Global Average

Japan Technology News - March 7, 2024 - 06:49
Plastic waste, blending into the darkness of the deep sea, continues to increase and may soon have a significant impact on our lives. (News On Japan)
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Exploring the Possible Properties of Thymosin Alpha-1

Japan Technology News - March 7, 2024 - 02:14
Researchers interested in discovering new strategies potentially to improve immune function research may find it interesting to read about the Thymosin alpha-1 peptide. (News On Japan)
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Kushimoto Prepares for Historic Rocket Launch

Japan Technology News - March 7, 2024 - 01:55
Kushimoto, located at the southernmost tip of Honshu, is on the brink of opening a new path for Japan's space industry with the launch of KAIROS scheduled for Saturday. (News On Japan)
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JR East to Increase Discount on Off-Peak Commuter Passes

Japan Travel News - March 6, 2024 - 15:56
JR East has announced that starting October, the discount rate for off-peak commuter passes, which are approximately 10% cheaper when avoiding morning rush hours, will be increased to around 15%. (News On Japan)
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Cabinet Approves Smartphone Integration of MyNumber Card

Japan Politics News - March 6, 2024 - 15:48
An amendment bill necessary for integrating all functions of the MyNumber Card into smartphones has been approved by the Cabinet. (News On Japan)
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World's Largest Institutional Investor Achieves Record Earnings

Japan Business News - March 6, 2024 - 14:48
With Tokyo's Nikkei surpassed the 40,000-point mark for the first time in history, not only investors are benefiting from the rally, but also the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF). (News On Japan)
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Record High Sea Temperatures Near Japan

Japan Technology News - March 6, 2024 - 11:28
Sea temperatures around Japan in 2023 were 1.1C higher than the average, marking the highest level since records began, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. (News On Japan)
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Crackdown on Cyclists Using Mobile Phones

Japan Society News - March 6, 2024 - 11:26
Japan's Cabinet has approved an amendment to the Road Traffic Law aimed at introducing a system to impose fines, known as "blue tickets," for reckless bicycle riding. (News On Japan)
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Japan Proposes Exporting Next-Generation Fighters to Third Countries

Japan Politics News - March 6, 2024 - 11:14
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida emphasized the necessity of exporting the next-generation fighter jets, jointly developed with the United Kingdom and Italy, to third countries. This comes in response to the cautious stance of Komeito, a coalition partner, on the issue of exporting to third countries. (News On Japan)
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Doctor Sentenced to 18 Years for Assisted Suicide of ALS Patient

Japan Society News - March 6, 2024 - 08:31
The Kyoto District Court has sentenced a doctor to 18 years in prison for the killing of a woman with the incurable disease ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), following her request. (News On Japan)
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'Black Diamond' Tuna Price Plummets

Japan Business News - March 6, 2024 - 08:22
Bluefin tuna, often referred to as the "black diamond" of the sea due to its rarity, is known for its rich, melt-in-your-mouth texture. However, the market is currently experiencing a surprising shift, with the price of premium bluefin tuna significantly dropping. (News On Japan)
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Osaka-Kansai Expo 2025 Showcases International Pavilions

Japan Travel News - March 6, 2024 - 08:13
With the Osaka-Kansai Expo just a year away, the Expo Association has launched a webpage for the first time to showcase information about pavilions from participating countries. (News On Japan)
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Princess Kako Attends "Naruhodo Exhibition"

Japan Society News - March 6, 2024 - 08:11
Princess Kako visited the "Naruhodo Exhibition" held in Yurakucho, Tokyo, organized by the Association of Women Inventors. (News On Japan)
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