Hanawa Bayashi festival begins

Hanawa Bayashi festival begins

Kazuno in Akita Prefecture holds the Hanawa Bayashi festival, designated by UNESCO as part of Japan's Intangible Cultura...

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Crown Prince Akishino and family meet Bhutan's king

Crown Prince Akishino and family meet Bhutan's king

Crown Prince Akishino and his family meet Bhutan's king and queen during their summer holidays.

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Korean Air to cut Japan flights

Korean Air to cut Japan flights

South Korea's flag carrier Korean Air will cut flights to Japan due to the declining demand caused by trade friction bet...

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Top Abe official visits projection mapping exhibit

Top Abe official visits projection mapping exhibit

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga visits popular tourist attraction EPSON teamLab Borderless as the country aims to...

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Chinese man vandalizes Yasukuni Shrine

Chinese man vandalizes Yasukuni Shrine

A Chinese man claiming to be a writer is arrested for vandalizing Yasukuni Shrine, a controversial location where war cr...

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Man, woman nabbed over road rage violence

Man, woman nabbed over road rage violence

Police arrest a 43-year-old man and his girlfriend over a violent road rage incident that left a 24-year-old man injured...

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Prince Hisahito heads to Bhutan

Prince Hisahito heads to Bhutan

Prince Hisahito leaves for his first overseas trip to Bhutan with his parents.

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Rolling babies over for health

Rolling babies over for health

People roll babies over in an event at a shrine, wishing for their health.

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SDG butterfly effect

SDG butterfly effect

The United Nations SDG Action Campaign has a butterfly wings promotion campaign to show that small actions can ripple ou...

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Daigo Fukuryu Maru survivor account

Daigo Fukuryu Maru survivor account

85-year-old Daigo Fukuryu Maru survivor Matashichi Oishi recounts his experience of being exposed to radioactive fallout...

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