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Japan's tightened entry rules over omicron to last into new year

December 19, 2021 - 04:16
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Saturday that Japan will extend its tight entry rules until at least early next year to prevent the spread of the omicron variant of the coronavirus. (Japan Times)
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Japan may continue tough virus border restrictions

December 17, 2021 - 15:55
The Japanese government may continue its tough border restrictions next month and beyond to prevent the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. (NHK)
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Australia reopens to vaccinated Japanese

December 16, 2021 - 00:24
Australia has eased its COVID-19 border restrictions to allow entry of fully vaccinated travelers from certain countries, including Japan. (NHK)
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Japan: Xmas light show illuminates Tokyo's Roppongi Hills

December 14, 2021 - 13:59
Visitors and residents were able to see the annual light show at Tokyo's Roppongi Hills on Monday. (Ruptly)
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Japan to simplify entry process for wealthy travelers

December 14, 2021 - 03:19
The government plans to simplify the immigration procedures for foreign travelers arriving in Japan by luxury transport such as private jets and superyachts usually used by the wealthy, sources close to the matter said Monday. (Kyodo)
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Spending a Night at Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo

December 13, 2021 - 23:39
I just found a secret spot to enjoy the view of Shibuya Crossing, famous tourist destination in Tokyo. ( Solo Travel Japan)
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La Nina may bring heavy snowfall to Japan

December 11, 2021 - 02:19
Japanese weather officials say the La Nina weather pattern appears to be continuing. They are warning of heavier snowfall this winter, mainly on the Sea of Japan side of the country. (NHK)
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20 Things That Can't Be Seen Anywhere But In Japan

December 10, 2021 - 00:03
Japan is a remarkable country, famous for cherry blossoms, Mount Fuji, anime and cool technology. But it is also home to some completely weird and sometimes wonderful ideas and objects that are unlike anything you’ll find anywhere else on our planet. (The Fancy Banana)
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Where to go on vacation? Top 5 destinations for Japanese citizens

December 9, 2021 - 01:54
After two years of the pandemic, it is time to start enjoying a good trip and relaxing, but always keeping in mind the necessary restrictions of the country. (
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Over 200 quakes jolt Tokara Islands

December 8, 2021 - 00:12
More than 200 earthquakes have hit southern Japan's Tokara island chain since Saturday. (NHK)
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Traveling to a Smelly Onsen Town in Japan

December 7, 2021 - 01:46
Two day trip to one of the most popular and smelly onsen towns in Japan. Kusatsu Onsen is located in Gunma Prefecture. (Solo Travel Japan)
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Inside Japan's Coolest Store! This Place Has Everything!

December 6, 2021 - 03:11
Today we get exclusive access to what just might be Japan's coolest and craziest store. A shop focused on finding the most interesting products, both Japanese, and from abroad, and gathering them all in one place. Welcome... to Village Vanguard! (Tokyo Lens)
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Japan expands tougher quarantine rules to India, Greece, Romania

December 5, 2021 - 06:47
India, Greece and Romania, as well as four U.S. states, will be added Sunday to Japan's list of places from which returning Japanese nationals and foreign residents will be subject to stricter quarantine requirements as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. (Kyodo)
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Riding the Brand New First Class Bullet Train in Japan (Tokyo→Shin-Osaka)

December 5, 2021 - 06:27
N700S Series went into service in July 2020. This time, I took First Class seat(green seat) from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka. (Kuga's Travel)
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What’s Kyoto like these days?

December 4, 2021 - 03:39
What's Kyoto like in late 2021? (franklin the woman)
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JAL and ANA will once again accept inbound reservations

December 4, 2021 - 03:18
Major Japanese air carriers Japan Airlines (JAL) and All Nippon Airways (ANA ) said they will resume accepting new bookings for inbound flights to Japan from Saturday, NHK reported Friday. (Japan Times)
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Security cameras to be required for new train cars

December 3, 2021 - 22:57
The Japanese government has decided to make it mandatory for railway operators to install security cameras in all new carriages. (NHK)
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