Olympic flame arrives in Japan

Olympic flame arrives in Japan

The Olympic flame for the 2020 Tokyo Games arrives by charter plane in Miyagi Prefecture, one of the areas devastated in...

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CORONAVIRUS: Govt panel of experts recommend measures

CORONAVIRUS: Govt panel of experts recommend measures

A Japanese government panel of experts recommends a set of measures aimed at containing the spread of the new coronaviru...

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Fukushima has 1 million+ tons of radioactive water

Fukushima has 1 million+ tons of radioactive water

9 years after an earthquake and tsunami caused nuclear meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, TEPCO has 1 mil...

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Foreign visitors to Japan in Feb. drops 60% on year

Foreign visitors to Japan in Feb. drops 60% on year

The number of foreign visitors to Japan in February dropped nearly 60 percent from the year before, as the novel coronav...

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New Aegis destroyer commissioned in Japan

New Aegis destroyer commissioned in Japan

A state-of-the-art Aegis destroyer is commissioned in Japan, equipped for the first time with a system that can share wi...

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Emperor emeritus moves out of Imperial Palace

Emperor emeritus moves out of Imperial Palace

Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko move out of their long-time residence at the Imperial Palace in Tok...

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Plane to carry Olympic flame to Japan arrives in Athens

Plane to carry Olympic flame to Japan arrives in Athens

A special plane that will carry the Olympic flame to Japan for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics arrives in Athens.

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Japan's land prices

Japan's land prices

The land ministry says areas in Japan popular with tourists saw increases in commercial land prices over the 12-month pe...

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CORONAVIRUS: Japan to ban entry from parts of Europe

CORONAVIRUS: Japan to ban entry from parts of Europe

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan will ban the entry of visitors from Iceland and parts of Italy, Spain and Switzerla...

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Japan's major cellphone carriers to begin 5G services

Japan's major cellphone carriers to begin 5G services

Japan's major cellphone carrier NTT Docomo will launch its next-generation 5G wireless service on March 25. Its rivals a...

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