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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Japan soccer chief tests positive for new coronavirus

Japan soccer chief tests positive for new coronavirus

Japan soccer chief tests positive for the new coronavirus after touring Europe and the United States.

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Coronavirus pandemic restricts Olympic torch relay

Coronavirus pandemic restricts Olympic torch relay

The new coronavirus pandemic is forcing Tokyo Olympic officials to restrict events leading up to the Games, including ba...

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Japan Post tests drone delivery

Japan Post tests drone delivery

Japan Post conducts a trial delivery of snail mail to residents in a remote area of Tokyo using a drone.

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CORONAVIRUS: Man arrested for disrupting train operations by lying he has coronavirus

CORONAVIRUS: Man arrested for disrupting train operations by lying he has coronavirus

A 54-year-old passenger is arrested in Gunma Prefecture, north of Tokyo, for disrupting train operations after lying tha...

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Monks pray for coronavirus eradication

Monks pray for coronavirus eradication

Buddhist monks pray for the eradication of epidemics, including the novel coronavirus outbreak spreading around the worl...

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