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Japanese Stew ODEN | Recipe | Healthy winter food

11 hours 23 min ago
Oden is a type of Japanese stew, the ingredients are vegetables and meat and seafood. (Kimono Mom)
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Pandemic reveals hidden poverty in wealthy Japan

January 20, 2021 - 04:18
With an unemployment rate below three percent and a reputation for a strong social safety net, Japan also appears well placed to weather the pandemic's economic fallout. (
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Poor mask manner test-taker arrested

January 19, 2021 - 15:46
A person taking Japan's new standardized university entrance exam on Saturday was disqualified for failing to properly wear a mask to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. (NHK)
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Test-taker disqualified for poor mask manners

January 18, 2021 - 19:02
A person taking Japan's new standardized university entrance exam has been disqualified for failing to wear a mask properly to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. (NHK)
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Japan's suicide rate rises 16% in second wave of Covid, study finds

January 17, 2021 - 02:10
Suicide rates in Japan have jumped in the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, particularly among women and children, even though they fell in the first wave when the government offered generous handouts to people, a survey found. (
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Vlog | NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS | Japanese Family

January 17, 2021 - 02:03
This is a story of a Japanese family at the end and beginning of the year. (Kimono Mom)
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Mixed reactions among Japanese as state of emergency begins in more areas

January 16, 2021 - 10:20
The state of emergency in Japan to curb COVID-19 has drawn mixed reactions. Many Japanese are questioning how effective it will be. (CNA)
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This Japanese watchmaker spends a year to make one watch

January 16, 2021 - 10:20
Independent watchmaker Masahiro Kikuno makes each of his wristwatches almost entirely by hand, and by himself. In this video, find out how his dedication and passion sustains his craft, and how he hopes to share Japanese culture with the world through his creations. (CNA)
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University entrance exams to start

January 16, 2021 - 10:11
Japan's standardized university entrance exams are scheduled to start on Saturday. (NHK)
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Panel to discuss child support after divorce in Japan

January 16, 2021 - 02:37
Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa said Friday that she will ask an advisory panel to consider law revisions to secure expenses for child support after divorce. (Japan Times)
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Survey: Fewer university seniors have job offers

January 16, 2021 - 02:30
A survey has found that university seniors in Japan are having trouble getting jobs, due to the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. (NHK)
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Thinking About a Career in Counseling – Explore The Options

January 15, 2021 - 03:00
Counseling is a varied and interesting career path and is especially rewarding for those that love helping and working with different people. (
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COVID pandemic inspires new generation of medics

January 14, 2021 - 07:29
With a workforce consisting of more than 18 million people, the healthcare sector is a major employer in the U.S. (
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Domestic violence cases in Japan hit record high in fiscal 2020

January 14, 2021 - 05:47
Domestic violence cases in Japan hit a record high of over 130,000 in fiscal 2020, with people more stressed and worried about life as the coronavirus pandemic forces them to spend more time at home, according to a government survey released Tuesday. (Japan Times)
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Japan's youth celebrates 'Coming of Age Day' amid coronavirus surge

January 14, 2021 - 05:44
More than a million people in Japan turn 20 this year, the age at which they can legally drink alcohol, smoke and get married without parental approval. (WION)
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Test-takers on alert as Japan university exam to go ahead amid virus surge

January 11, 2021 - 18:46
Japan’s new unified university entrance examination is set to take place for two days from Saturday, in an unprecedented situation amid the rapidly growing spread of the novel coronavirus, which has led the Tokyo metropolitan area to be put under a fresh state of emergency. (Japan Times)
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Info on school jobs in Japan to be opened to companies

January 11, 2021 - 18:44
The Japanese education ministry has opened a section on its website providing information on jobs at schools in the country as a way of supporting efforts to maintain employment by companies affected by the fallout of the novel coronavirus epidemic. (Japan Times)
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Japan startups cash in on e-learning demand spurred by COVID

January 7, 2021 - 02:34
From cooking to playing instruments, education businesses are cashing in on growing demand for online study as the pandemic dictates that people spend more time at home. (Nikkei)
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Care facility for former addicts

January 7, 2021 - 02:27
Former drug addicts and alcoholics cast aside by society find refuge in a nursing care facility run by a man who walked the same path. (NHK)
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Top ways of giving back to the community

January 6, 2021 - 05:31
When you’re trying to lead your happiest and healthiest life, one great path to self-fulfillment and reward will always be the act of giving back. (
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