Rooftop aquarium reopens for the first time in 3 month

Rooftop aquarium reopens for the first time in 3 month

People flock to the Sunshine Aquarium located on the roof of a tall building in Tokyo after the venue was closed down fo...

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Poll: 64 percent not satisfied with government's economic response to pandemic

Poll: 64 percent not satisfied with government's economic response to pandemic

Over 60 percent of respondents to a survey say they are not satisfied with the Japanese government's economic response t...

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Japan's population decreases by more than 500,000

Japan's population decreases by more than 500,000

Japan's population shrunk the most in 2019 since record taking began. The number of babies born was the lowest and death...

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Fire department warns public of risk when using disinfecting alcohol

Fire department warns public of risk when using disinfecting alcohol

The Tokyo Fire Department is warning the public of how flammable rubbing alcohol can be. Officials urge caution when usi...

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Spending in Japan falls to a record low in April due to pandemic

Spending in Japan falls to a record low in April due to pandemic

Average spending by households in Japan fell over 11 percent in April, the biggest drop since record taking began due to...

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Mask donation boxes for elementary schools

Mask donation boxes for elementary schools

Boxes have been set up in 22 locations in Saitama Prefecture north of Tokyo for residents to donate unneeded masks to el...

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Making Japanese washi paper from food waste

Making Japanese washi paper from food waste

A traditional washi craftswoman in central Japan makes Food Paper using parts of vegetables that would normally be disca...

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Number of infertility patients down amid novel coronavirus pandemic

Number of infertility patients down amid novel coronavirus pandemic

A survey finds that 90 percent of infertility treatment centers in Japan saw a decrease of patients and a quarter discon...

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Discount airline kicks off operations without passengers

Discount airline kicks off operations without passengers

All 290 seats of low cost carrier Zipair's maiden flight were empty because of a lack of bookings due to the novel coron...

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Requiring two-week quarantine for arriving Olympic athletes under consideration

Requiring two-week quarantine for arriving Olympic athletes under consideration

The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee is considering safety measures for the postponed games, including a two-week qua...

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