Lawson's first cash register-free store

Lawson's first cash register-free store

Convenience store giant Lawson will open a store this month with no cash registers, and plans to more in the Tokyo area ...

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CORONAVIRUS: 35 cruise ship passengers to be transferred

CORONAVIRUS: 35 cruise ship passengers to be transferred

35 passengers from the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess infected with coronavirus will be transferred to a hospi...

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CORONAVIRUS: Emperor b'day celebrations for public called off

CORONAVIRUS: Emperor b'day celebrations for public called off

The Imperial Household Agency announces the cancellation of the public's congratulatory visits to the Imperial Palace on...

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CORONAVIRUS: Japan's 5th govt-chartered plane returns from Wuhan

CORONAVIRUS: Japan's 5th govt-chartered plane returns from Wuhan

The fifth Japanese government-chartered repatriation plane returns to Tokyo, transporting those who wish to return from ...

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Valentine's Day for father panda

Valentine's Day for father panda

A male giant panda in Wakayama, western Japan, gets special treats on Valentine's Day.

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CORONAVIRUS: Inside Japan's quarantined cruise ship

CORONAVIRUS: Inside Japan's quarantined cruise ship

3600 people quarantined on the Diamond Princess are living in fear of catching coronavirus. The cruise ship has been doc...

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CORONAVIRUS: Japan firms' measures

CORONAVIRUS: Japan firms' measures

Japanese firms take precautionary measures against the new coronavirus, including teleworking and banning large gatherin...

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Man gets suspended jail term for putting knives on prince's school desk

Man gets suspended jail term for putting knives on prince's school desk

A man gets a suspended prison sentence for placing knives on Prince Hisahito's school desk.

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CORONAVIRUS: Japan reports first coronavirus death

CORONAVIRUS: Japan reports first coronavirus death

Japan reports the first death in the country of a patient infected with the new coronavirus.

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CORONAVIRUS: Chinese seeking masks in Japan nabbed

CORONAVIRUS: Chinese seeking masks in Japan nabbed

A Chinese fugitive who fled Japan is arrested when he arrives at Kansai International Airport apparently to purchase fac...

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