Japan expands state of emergency to 3 prefectures surrounding Tokyo plus Osaka

Japan expands state of emergency to 3 prefectures surrounding Tokyo plus Osaka

The Japanese government decides to expand the state of emergency over the coronavirus currently covering Tokyo and Okina...

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Myanmar soccer player seeking asylum in Japan practices with new team

Myanmar soccer player seeking asylum in Japan practices with new team

Myanmar soccer player Pyae Lyan Aung who is seeking asylum in Japan practices with YSCC Yokohama for the first time afte...

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Tokyu offers train museum as shared office

Tokyu offers train museum as shared office

Tokyu Corporation offers its train museum as shared office space for a limited time while the facility is closed amid th...

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Premium pumpkin fetches 50,000 yen in northern Japan

Premium pumpkin fetches 50,000 yen in northern Japan

A premium pumpkin fetches 50,000 yen at the season's first auction in northern Japan.

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COVID-19 infections in Japan top 10,000 for another daily high

COVID-19 infections in Japan top 10,000 for another daily high

The number of COVID-19 infections confirmed in Japan in a day tops 10,000 for the first time on July 29, while the cumul...

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Power outages following lightning in Saitama, north of Tokyo

Power outages following lightning in Saitama, north of Tokyo

Power outages occurred in various parts of Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo, possibly due to lightning, affecting abou...

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Food waste at Tokyo Games

Food waste at Tokyo Games

Tokyo Games organizers apologize for discarding about 4,000 boxed meals that were prepared for staffers and volunteers a...

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Prehistoric sites in northern Japan added to World Heritage List

Prehistoric sites in northern Japan added to World Heritage List

Prehistoric sites in four prefectures in northern Japan have been added to the World Heritage List as depicting the deve...

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Japan sees record daily high COVID-19 cases

Japan sees record daily high COVID-19 cases

Japan sets a new record daily high of more than 9,000 in confirmed COVID-19 cases on July 28, breaking the daily records...

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Panda twin cubs weigh over 1 kg each

Panda twin cubs weigh over 1 kg each

Ueno Zoo releases footage of the giant panda twin cubs born in late June and now weighing more than 1 kilogram each.

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