Tokyo Olympic village plaza unveiled

Tokyo Olympic village plaza unveiled

The plaza of the Tokyo Games athletes' village is unveiled ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.

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Japanese evacuees from virus-hit Wuhan arrive in Tokyo

Japanese evacuees from virus-hit Wuhan arrive in Tokyo

A Japanese government-chartered plane with 206 evacuees from Wuhan, China, arrives in Tokyo after hundreds of Japanese n...

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Japan confirms 1st domestic infection of new coronavirus

Japan confirms 1st domestic infection of new coronavirus

Japan confirms the first case of new coronavirus infection in a Japanese national who has not visited China.

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First heart surgery using iPS cells

First heart surgery using iPS cells

Researchers at Osaka University become the first to treat severe heart disease by surgically transplanting sheets of hea...

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France's first Japanese 3-star Michelin chef

France's first Japanese 3-star Michelin chef

The Michelin Guide awards its coveted 3-star rating to a Japanese chef in France for the first time.

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Princess Kako's sign language speech

Princess Kako's sign language speech

Japan's Princess Kako addresses the audience in sign language at ceremony to honor mothers that raised hearing-impaired ...

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Snow falls west of Tokyo

Snow falls west of Tokyo

Some parts of Japan's Kanto and Koshin regions, west of Tokyo, are hit with over 30cm of snow.

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Taxi crashes into Tokyo convenience store

Taxi crashes into Tokyo convenience store

A taxi crashes into a convenience store in Tokyo's Ueno neighborhood on Monday night.

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Counter-cyberattack training in Tokyo

Counter-cyberattack training in Tokyo

Tokyo police conduct training to brace for cyberattacks on companies during this summer's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics...

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Tokyo Olympic light-up ceremony

Tokyo Olympic light-up ceremony

A giant Olympic emblem is lit up at a ceremony in Tokyo to mark half a year before the opening of the 2020 Tokyo Games.

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