Lawson tries out unmanned store operation

Lawson tries out unmanned store operation

Lawson is experimenting with operating a convenience store unmanned overnight to tackle labor shortage.

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Japan reacts to South Korea scrapping GSOMIA

Japan reacts to South Korea scrapping GSOMIA

Japan intends to cooperate closely with the U.S. to avoid negative effects on dealing with North Korea following South K...

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Eco-friendly dog

Eco-friendly dog

An environment-friendly dog has collected more than 3,000 plastic bottles during walks over five years.

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Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko enjoy vacation in Nagano

Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko enjoy vacation in Nagano

Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko visit a community of returnees from postwar Manchuria in Nagano.

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Kanazawa geisha training

Kanazawa geisha training

Tourists get a glimpse of the training regimen of Kanazawa geisha.

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Yamaga lantern festival

Yamaga lantern festival

A thousand women dance with lanterns on their head to reenact an ancient mythical tale.

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Japan-US trade negotiations underway

Japan-US trade negotiations underway

Japan and the US end the first day of three-day ministerial trade negotiations in Washington, DC ahead of an Abe-Trump m...

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Govt considers tax breaks for Kyoto Animation donors

Govt considers tax breaks for Kyoto Animation donors

Japan's government considers tax breaks for individuals and companies that donate money to Kyoto Animation after an arso...

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Dried fish from the stratosphere

Dried fish from the stratosphere

An associate professor at Tokushima University dries fish 30,000 meters up in the stratosphere as the first step into th...

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Japan, S. Korea remain apart after talks

Japan, S. Korea remain apart after talks

Japan and South Korea remain apart after a meeting of their foreign ministers but agree to keep dialogue open.

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