Tokyo Olympics: S Korea team brings own meals over radiation fears

Japan Sports News - July 29, 2021 - 15:37
The South Korean Olympic squad's decision to bring its own team of chefs and food ingredients to the Tokyo Games has led to a controversy in Japan. (
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Ex-AKB48 star Oshima, Japanese actor Hayashi to tie knot

Japan Society News - July 29, 2021 - 15:34
Yuko Oshima, a former leading member of the popular Japanese all-girl idol group AKB48, and Japanese actor Kento Hayashi are set to marry, the couple said Thursday. (Kyodo)
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24 new coronavirus cases linked to the Olympics

Japan Sports News - July 29, 2021 - 15:32
The Tokyo Olympic organizing committee has announced that 24 people related to the Games tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday. (NHK)
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Man awarded $190,000 for slipping on wet floor

Japan Society News - July 29, 2021 - 15:27
A Tokyo court has ordered a supermarket operator to pay the equivalent of about 190,000 dollars to a man who was injured after slipping over on floor made wet by water from lettuces while he was shopping. (NHK)
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Olympics: Games organizers admit to wasting about 4,000 boxes of food

Japan Sports News - July 29, 2021 - 07:51
Tokyo Games organizers on Wednesday admitted to throwing away approximately 4,000 of the 10,000 pre-ordered bento boxes full of food that was to be fed to volunteers on the day of the opening ceremony. (Kyodo)
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Exploring Kyoto's traditional mountain village, Miyama [Japanese thatched roof farmhouses] 4K

Japan Travel News - July 29, 2021 - 07:38
Miyama is 30 km north of central Kyoto, known for it's traditional Japanese thatched roof farmhouses called kayabuki. Kayabuki no Sato is Miyama's main village with around 40 traditional kayabuki. (shashinjapan)
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Japan’s hikers return to Mount Fuji

Japan Travel News - July 29, 2021 - 07:35
“It is a mountain that is an object of worship.” Hikers are flocking back to Japan’s iconic Mount Fuji as the active volcano’s symmetrical slopes reopen to the public after being off-limits for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Al Jazeera)
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Japanese basketball robot wows at half-time of USA-France game

Japan Sports News - July 29, 2021 - 07:33
The Olympics basketball shooting robot had everyone making Ben Simmons jokes (MLG Highlights)
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