NTT DoCoMo and Amazon Tied on Points

Japan Business News - April 10, 2024 - 18:29
NTT DoCoMo and Amazon have announced a collaboration in payment and point systems. (News On Japan)
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PM Kishida Joins President Biden in 'The Beast'

Japan Politics News - April 10, 2024 - 18:20
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida attended an informal dinner with President Joe Biden and the First Lady at a restaurant in Washington, D.C. (News On Japan)
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Choosing an Online Casino - What to Look For

Japan Sports News - April 10, 2024 - 18:06
The iGaming market spans globally. As a result, many casino brands are looking to cater to their players. (News On Japan)
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The Amami Spiny Rat Steps into the Spotlight

Japan Technology News - April 10, 2024 - 18:02
A precious rodent species, classified as endangered and a national natural monument, has been put on display for the first time. (News On Japan)
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Japan's Corporate Goods Price Index Hits Record High in March

Japan Business News - April 10, 2024 - 16:12
The Corporate Goods Price Index, which reflects the prices of goods traded between companies, reached an all-time high in both March and the fiscal year of 2023. (News On Japan)
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Shogi "Meijin TitleMatch" Begins

Japan Sports News - April 10, 2024 - 14:49
The prestigious Meijin title match, the oldest of the eight major shogi titles, has commenced in Tokyo. The reigning champion, 21-year-old Sota Fujii, who last year became the youngest ever Meijin, is being challenged by Yoshiharu Toyoshima (33), who is seeking to reclaim the title for the first time in five years. (News On Japan)
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Retired Emperor Makes Rare Public Appearance

Japan Society News - April 10, 2024 - 07:40
The Emperor Emeritus and Empress Emerita paid their respects at the Meiji Shrine, marking the 110th anniversary of the passing of Empress Shoken, consort to Emperor Meiji. This visit was the couple’s first public appearance in approximately five months. (News On Japan)
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Bungee Jump Among the Sakura

Japan Travel News - April 10, 2024 - 07:27
In Sangō Town, Nara, an innovative cherry blossom viewing experience combines the serene beauty of full bloom sakura with the thrill of bungee jumping from the Kaiun Bridge. (News On Japan)
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Teacher Shortages Deepen in Japan's Schools

Japan Education News - April 10, 2024 - 07:17
A survey conducted by a group of active teachers and experts revealed that as of December 2023, approximately 60% of Japan's elementary and middle schools are experiencing a teacher shortage. (News On Japan)
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Can Global EVs Overturn Japan's Automotive Dominance?

Japan Business News - April 10, 2024 - 07:12
On April 9, the broadcast of BS-TBS's "Hodo 1930" delved into the electric vehicle (EV) sector's shifting landscape, sparked by Tesla's reported sales dip and strategic pivot away from the low-cost EV market. (News On Japan)
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New MICHELIN Guide for Kyoto Osaka

Japan Travel News - April 10, 2024 - 07:01
The MICHELIN Guide Kyoto and Osaka 2024 unveiled on April 9 in Kyoto includes 115 new entries out of a record 440 selected restaurants. (News On Japan)
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Crowds Flock to Kyoto's Nighttime Sakura

Japan Travel News - April 9, 2024 - 21:39
Kyoto's cherry blossoms have reached full bloom, attracting large crowds of tourists, including many from abroad. At To-ji Temple, visitors lined up for over 400 meters to see the illuminated cherry blossoms at night. (News On Japan)
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Calculating the Cost of Child Support

Japan Education News - April 9, 2024 - 20:06
To secure funding for measures against the declining birthrate, the Agency for Children and Families has compiled an estimate of the amount that employees, such as company workers, will contribute based on their annual income through the "support fund system" collected via public health insurance. (News On Japan)
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Emperor and Empress Visit Meiji Shrine

Japan Society News - April 9, 2024 - 18:41
Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan visited Meiji Shrine in Tokyo to commemorate the 110th anniversary of the passing of Empress Dowager Shoken, consort to Emperor Meiji. (News On Japan)
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Japan to Shut Down Ethylene Production

Japan Business News - April 9, 2024 - 12:21
Domestic production facilities for ethylene, a basic raw material for various chemical products including plastics, are set to be shut down for the first time in approximately ten years. (News On Japan)
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1,800 Invited to "Spring Garden Party"

Japan Society News - April 9, 2024 - 11:50
The Imperial Spring Garden Party, set to be held on April 23rd at the Akasaka Imperial Gardens, will see about 1,800 guests, including local government officials, achievers across various fields and their spouses, gracing the event by the invitation of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress. (News On Japan)
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Tokyo Disneyland's Space Mountain to Close in July

Japan Travel News - April 9, 2024 - 11:45
Tokyo Disneyland's beloved ride, Space Mountain, is gearing up for its final event before temporarily closing its doors in July 2024. Having debuted alongside the opening of Tokyo Disneyland in 1983, Space Mountain boasts a 41-year history as one of the park's most cherished attractions. (News On Japan)
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Japan Self-Defense Force Removes Misleading Social Media Post

Japan Politics News - April 9, 2024 - 08:03
A Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) regiment, which referred to Iwo Jima, a site of intense battle between Japan and the United States during the final stages of the Pacific War, as "the greatest battlefield of the Greater East Asia War" on social media, deleted the post on Monday night after acknowledging that it had caused misunderstanding. (News On Japan)
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Tokyo to Subsidize Semen Testing

Japan Technology News - April 9, 2024 - 04:44
Tokyo Metropolitan Government is set to support men with virtually free-of-charge fertility testing, starting this year. (News On Japan)
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Police Officer Allegedly Leaks 100s of Case Documents

Japan Society News - April 9, 2024 - 04:37
A police officer from the Kagoshima Prefectural Police has been arrested on suspicion of violating the Local Public Service Act by leaking internal documents containing personal information of individuals involved in criminal cases to a third party. (News On Japan)
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