Japan gov't to spend $6.5 mil on typhoon-hit areas

Japan gov't to spend $6.5 mil on typhoon-hit areas

Japan's prime minister says the government will spend about 710 million yen ($6.5 million) to help typhoon-affected area...

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Typhoon Hagibis death toll rises to 68

Typhoon Hagibis death toll rises to 68

The death toll of Typhoon Hagibis rises to 68 in Japan, with 15 others missing, as survivors pick up the pieces.

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Succession ritual rice in storage at Imperial Palace

Succession ritual rice in storage at Imperial Palace

Freshly harvested rice for next month's Daijosai imperial succession ritual is placed in storage at the Imperial Palace.

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Ex-principal failed to investigate teacher's bullying claims

Ex-principal failed to investigate teacher's bullying claims

The former principal of a Kobe elementary school where a teacher says he was bullied by older colleagues says the teache...

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Typhoon Hagibis death toll at 59

Typhoon Hagibis death toll at 59

Recovery efforts begin in Japan after Typhoon Hagibis kills 59 and causes flooding and destruction.

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Flights, trains cancelled ahead of Super Typhoon Hagibis

Flights, trains cancelled ahead of Super Typhoon Hagibis

ANA cancels all domestic flights in and out of Narita and Haneda airports while JR plans to cancel or reduce train servi...

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Super Typhoon Hagibis approaching Japan

Super Typhoon Hagibis approaching Japan

Super Typhoon Hagibis, one of the most powerful ever to hit Japan, is expected to make landfall in the country's western...

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2020 Games volunteers undergo training

2020 Games volunteers undergo training

Volunteers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics undergo training.

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Tamba Wine in the making

Tamba Wine in the making

Vintners in western Japan are busy preparing fresh bottles of wine.

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Fighting shrine festival in Matsuyama

Fighting shrine festival in Matsuyama

A festival in southwestern Japan features dynamic fights between portable shrines.

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