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Japanese study: High fruit, vegetable consumption reduces risk of death

September 9, 2022 - 03:51
Researchers in Japan say their 20-year-long study shows that people who eat lots of fruit and vegetables are at lower risk of death compared to those who eat little of such food. (NHK)
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Japanese language school forced to stop accepting students over abuse

September 8, 2022 - 06:53
A Japanese language school in Fukuoka City, southwestern Japan, has been forced to effectively stop accepting students following an act of human rights abuse. (NHK)
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Meet this Japanese man who gets paid to 'do nothing'

September 7, 2022 - 06:29
A 38-year-old man in Japan is living the dreams of millions by doing 'nothing' and earning out of it! Meet Shoji Morimoto who rents himself out to his customers and works as a 'rental-do-nothing-man'. Morimoto has been hired over 4,000 times to do nothing since starting his business on Twitter in 2018. (WION)
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How to Spend Bitcoin in Japan

September 6, 2022 - 05:28
There are a lot of people who are currently wondering how you can spend Bitcoin in Japan. (
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What to Consider When Chatting On Cam for The First Time

September 6, 2022 - 05:16
Fans of virtual communication a few years ago drew attention to video chat. With its help, everyone can easily find an interlocutor anywhere in the world. (
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Do The Japanese Not Want To Have Babies Anymore? | Street Interview

September 6, 2022 - 04:58
Since Japan's declining birth rate is on ongoing issue, we were curious to hear directly from the Japanese why it keeps on dropping and if they simply not want to have babies anymore. (Asian Boss)
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Why the Japanese Were TERRIFIED of Their Last Dying Thoughts

September 5, 2022 - 03:20
Buddhist deathbed rituals in medieval Japan. (Linfamy)
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Number of female university teachers in Japan at record high

September 4, 2022 - 18:30
The number of women teaching at universities in Japan hit a record high this May, a more than fourfold increase from 30 years ago, recently released preliminary government data showed. (Kyodo)
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Abortion pill: Why Japanese women will need their partner's consent to get a tablet

September 3, 2022 - 02:24
While debate still rages in the US over the repeal of Roe v Wade, a much less noisy argument is unfolding in Japan over the legalisation of so-called medically induced abortions. (BBC)
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Japan court rules ordinance limiting computer-game play constitutional

August 31, 2022 - 06:01
A court in western Japan has dismissed a suit claiming that a prefectural ordinance restricting computer-game use infringes upon players' constitutional rights. (NHK)
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Foreign students finally returning to Japanese universities

August 30, 2022 - 15:06
Many foreign students have returned to their Japanese universities for the first time in two years, bringing campuses back to a level of energy last seen before the novel coronavirus pandemic. (AsiaNews)
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Process of Making HANDMADE Classic Shoes | Japan

August 29, 2022 - 04:43
Handlasted, Handwelted and Handsewn Outsole Stitch. (Siroeno Yosui)
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School textbooks for English in Japan to go digital from 2024

August 26, 2022 - 08:21
Japan’s Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Ministry is planning to use both digital and printed textbooks in elementary and junior high schools from the 2024 school year. (Nationthailand)
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Japan-US student exchange program resumes in-person meetings after 3 years

August 26, 2022 - 03:50
A Japan-US student exchange program with a long history has held its first face-to-face meetings in three years. (NHK)
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Why Japanese Prostitutes Choose to Serve Disabled People

August 25, 2022 - 17:39
The service itself isn't so different from other sexual services for men. (Nobita from Japan)
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Ministry adds female lecturers to online course after backlash

August 23, 2022 - 12:10
Japan's land ministry said Monday it has added 15 women to the lineup of lecturers for a planned online course on community development for public servants, after it came under fire for having initially filled all 25 speaker spots with men. (Japan Today)
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Japanese craftsmen compete to make real looking fake food

August 22, 2022 - 10:26
Japan is known for its delicious cuisine, and in one corner of the country - artists are creating plastic copies of famous dishes that are so convincing, they look like the real thing. Dominic Brian Omondi has the story. (TRT World)
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Number of suicides in Japan increased 8,000 due to pandemic, study finds

August 17, 2022 - 19:00
The coronavirus pandemic led to 8,000 more suicides in Japan between March 2020 and June 2022 than would have been expected without it, a recent study has calculated. (Japan Times)
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Japanese nurseries’ take-home dirty nappy rule perplexes parents

August 16, 2022 - 07:02
Waiting lists for Japanese nurseries are finally falling, but many parents have found that securing one of the coveted places comes at a price – taking home their child’s soiled nappies. (
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Japanese World War II holdout’s audio tapes tell of harsh life in jungle

August 15, 2022 - 07:15
Audio recordings of Shoichi Yokoi — the former Japanese soldier who held out for 27 years in the jungles of Guam after the end of World War II — have been obtained by The Yomiuri Shimbun. (
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