Vegetable crayons

Vegetable crayons

A company in Aomori Prefecture makes sustainable crayons out of vegetable waste.

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Distancing practiced at work initiation ceremonies

Distancing practiced at work initiation ceremonies

Distancing is practiced at work initiation ceremonies at companies and organizations across Japan amid the novel coronav...

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Japan says no to smoking indoors

Japan says no to smoking indoors

Japan reinforces measures against passive smoking.

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Mt Fuji eruption could cripple Tokyo

Mt Fuji eruption could cripple Tokyo

The government predicts that even a small amount of volcanic ash from a Mt. Fuji eruption could stop trains and cause po...

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CORONAVIRUS: Tokyo Gov says no more night life

CORONAVIRUS: Tokyo Gov says no more night life

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike asks Tokyo residents to abstain from going to bars, clubs, karaoke and other nightlife spots...

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Cherry blossom garden opens to public despite pandemic

Cherry blossom garden opens to public despite pandemic

A private garden in central Japan opens its doors to tourists for free, while other gardens in Tokyo shut its doors due ...

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Snow covered cherry blossoms in full bloom

Snow covered cherry blossoms in full bloom

Snow over the weekend covers cherry blossoms in full bloom.

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Toyota, NTT agree on tie-up for smart city project

Toyota, NTT agree on tie-up for smart city project

World leading automaker Toyota and Japanese telecommunications giant NTT agree on a business and capital alliance aimed ...

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Japan to scale down Olympic torch relay to lantern tour

Japan to scale down Olympic torch relay to lantern tour

Tokyo Games organizers plan to scale down the Olympic torch relay to a lantern tour by car amid the growing novel corona...

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CORONAVIRUS: Govt sets guidelines for reopening schools

CORONAVIRUS: Govt sets guidelines for reopening schools

Japan's education ministry sets guidelines for reopening schools that have been temporarily closed due to the novel coro...

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