The death toll from the Noto Peninsula Earthquake is expected to reach 282, exceeding that of the 2016 Kumamoto earthqua...

Crown Prince Fumihito attends water award ceremony

Crown Prince Fumihito attended an award ceremony for the Japan Water Grand Prize on June 18.The award acknowledges organ...

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Two Siberian tiger cubs born on May 19 at Adventure World in Wakayama Prefecture on display to the public

Two Siberian tigers were born at Adventure World in Hamamatsu, Wakayama Prefecture western Japan on May 19. The two cubs...

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Supermarket Aeon to introduce electronic receipts

Japanese retail giant Aeon will gradually introduce electronic receipts starting from June 21.Shoppers can download a sp...

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Japan braces for heavy rain and mudslide

Torrential rain lashed Japan on June 18, suspending trains and triggering weather warnings.Severe rain drenched areas th...

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AEON plans to designate all shopping malls as cooling shelters

The national shopping chain AEON is planning to designate all 142 shopping malls as “cooling shelters.”“Cooling shelters...

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Toyota president apologizes to shareholders for improper model certification issue

Toyota Motor’s shareholder meeting began from 10 a.m. on June 18. There were numerous voices of concern from the gathere...

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Microsoft Japan announces new computers with built-in AI

Microsoft Japan announced new computers with a built-in AI feature.The devices have generative AI features that can be a...

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Japan tourism event held in Beijing for first time in 5 years

A Japan tourism event was held in Beijing on June 17 for the first time in five years since the outbreak of COVID-19 to ...

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Himeji Castle plans to increase entrance fee for foreigners

The city of Himeji in Hyogo Prefecture, western Japan announced on June 16 that Himeji Castle plans to increase entrance...

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