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Dressing Japan's schoolkids gets dearer as wool prices spike

newsonjapan.com - 20 hodiny 50 min zpět
Prices of school uniforms are on the rise in Japan, due to sharply climbing wool prices and changing fashion trends in neighboring China. (Nikkei)
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Bob Dylan to perform at Japan's Fuji Rock Festival in July

newsonjapan.com - 20 hodiny 52 min zpět
American rocker and songwriter Bob Dylan will perform at the Fuji Rock Festival in July, his first appearance in Japan since receiving the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature, the event's organizer said. (Kyodo)
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Japan bans use of foreign trainees for nuclear decontamination work

newsonjapan.com - 20 hodiny 53 min zpět
The government on Friday announced a total ban on technical trainees from abroad carrying out work to decontaminate areas tainted with radioactive material. (Japan Times)
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Tokyo: Man swindled women with 'mistress contract' scams

newsonjapan.com - So, 03/17/2018 - 00:59
Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 24-year-old man who is suspected of swindling multiple women by posing as the son of the president of a talent agency, reports Nippon News Network (tokyoreporter.com)
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Japanese actress Rie Miyazawa marries member of idol group V6

newsonjapan.com - So, 03/17/2018 - 00:55
Prizewinning Japanese actress Rie Miyazawa and Go Morita, member of Japanese male idol group V6, announced Friday that they have married. (Japan Today)
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GoPro on sushi conveyor belt accidentally gives beautiful peek into normal Japanese life

newsonjapan.com - So, 03/17/2018 - 00:47
YouTuber TkyoSam recently uploaded a video where he put his go-pro on an empty plate at Sushiro, a conveyor belt sushi chain restaurant. (soranews24.com)
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Standard QR payment system planned

newsonjapan.com - So, 03/17/2018 - 00:44
Smartphone users in Japan may soon start enjoying a faster and easier shopping experience. The country's 3 major banks say they're going to join hands to standardize a single payment system using QR code. (NHK)
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Volcanic alert lowered at Mt. Motoshirane

newsonjapan.com - So, 03/17/2018 - 00:36
Japanese authorities have lowered volcanic alert levels for the 2 peaks of Mount Kusatsu-Shirane in Gunma Prefecture, more than 7 weeks after the volcano erupted. (NHK)
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Blackmail letter sent to Abe's wife

newsonjapan.com - So, 03/17/2018 - 00:32
A blackmail letter has been sent to a restaurant owned by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife, Akie. (NHK)
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Foreign tourists set new record for hotel stays in Kyoto, with most visiting from China

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 03/16/2018 - 00:30
A survey of 36 major Kyoto city hotels showed that foreigners accounted for 40.5 percent of their total guests in 2017, the highest figure recorded since the survey began in 2014. (Japan Times)
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Death penalty sought for 25-year-old man over 2016 dagger attack on unknown Osaka family that killed one

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 03/16/2018 - 00:29
Prosecutors have sought the death penalty for a 25-year-old man who allegedly stabbed a man to death with a dagger and injured his three children at their home in Osaka Prefecture in 2016. (Japan Times)
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Foreigners sell off stocks in Tokyo for the ninth week

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 03/16/2018 - 00:27
Overseas investors were net sellers of Japanese equities for the ninth straight week through March 9 as a strong yen and U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist policies rattled markets. (Nikkei)
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Japan to open its skies to commercial drones

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 03/16/2018 - 00:26
Japan will begin allowing commercial drones to deliver packages in remote areas this summer with a view to urban operation in a few years as labor-strapped companies look to take advantage of the technology. (Nikkei)
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Nobel winner Negishi hospitalized after car accident, wife dies

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 03/16/2018 - 00:11
A car boarded by Eiichi Negishi, who won the 2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, has caused an accident in Illinois, and his wife, Sumire, also in the vehicle, has died, sources including local police said Wednesday. (Jiji)
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Refusal of child return order under Hague Pact ruled illegal in Japan

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 03/16/2018 - 00:10
Japan's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that it is illegal to refuse an order to return a child under the Hague treaty to settle cross-border custody disputes, unless under exceptional circumstances. (Jiji)
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Stalking, domestic violence cases hit record highs

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 03/16/2018 - 00:02
Police in Japan received a record-high number of inquiries and reports about stalking and domestic violence last year. (NHK)
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Amazon Japan headquarters raided

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 03/16/2018 - 00:01
The Fair Trade Commission has raided the headquarters of Amazon Japan in Tokyo on suspicion of possible anti-trust violation. (NHK)
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Former medical student gets 7 years for stabbing dentist at Tokyo hospital

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 03/15/2018 - 01:58
A 31-year-old former medical student has been sentenced to seven years in prison for the attempted murder of a 41-year-old dentist at Tokyo Medical and Dental University in Tokyo's Bunkyo Ward last May. (Japan Today)
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Man arrested after stabbing officials at Kanazawa city hall

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 03/15/2018 - 01:43
A 33-year-old man in possession of knives was arrested Wednesday after stabbing four officials at Kanazawa city hall in Ishikawa Prefecture, police said. (Japan Times)
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United mistakenly flies Kansas-bound dog to Japan

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 03/15/2018 - 01:41
United Airlines says it's investigating after mistakenly flying a Kansas family's dog to Japan. (Japan Today)
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