Foreign visitors to Japan in May down 99.9%

Foreign visitors to Japan in May down 99.9%

The number of foreign visitors to Japan in May drops 99.9 percent from last year due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, ...

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3 US military personnel in Japan infected with coronavirus

3 US military personnel in Japan infected with coronavirus

Three U.S. military personnel who arrived at Misawa Air Base in northeastern Japan on Monday are found to be infected wi...

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Takashimaya starts full-scale financial business

Takashimaya starts full-scale financial business

Takashimaya becomes the first department store operator in Japan to start a financial business on a full scale.

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Thermometer sign in Japan's hottest city

Thermometer sign in Japan's hottest city

A giant thermometer sign appears in Kumagaya, north of Tokyo. The city is known as one of the hottest places in Japan.

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World's first laser space debris destroyer to be created in Japan

World's first laser space debris destroyer to be created in Japan

A joint project is underway in Japan to develop the world's first satellite that can destroy space debris with lasers.

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Survey:  0.1% of people in Tokyo have antibody against coronavirus

Survey: 0.1% of people in Tokyo have antibody against coronavirus

Antibody tests of 8000 people in 3 areas of Japan found that the number of residents with antibodies was higher than the...

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Japanese sparrow hawk lays eggs in a tree of dormant Tokyo school ground

Japanese sparrow hawk lays eggs in a tree of dormant Tokyo school ground

A pair of Japanese sparrow hawks have built a nest in a Tokyo school ground tree as classes were suspended due to the co...

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Japan puts Aegis Ashore installation plans on hold

Japan puts Aegis Ashore installation plans on hold

Japan will put on hold its plans to install two US developed Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense systems over technic...

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Heat wave hits Tokyo

Heat wave hits Tokyo

Dozens of people are taken to hospital for heat-related illnesses as the temperature soars in Japan's capital.

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High-end watermelon fetches 100,000 yen

High-end watermelon fetches 100,000 yen

A high-end watermelon in Hokkaido fetches 100,000 yen (931 dollars) apiece in the season's first auction.

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