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99 percent of power supply restored in Hokkaido

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 09/06/2018 - 23:19
Hokkaido Electric Power Company says that 99 percent of the power supply has been restored across the quake-hit island prefecture in northern Japan. (NHK)
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JMA: More strong quakes could hit Hokkaido

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 09/06/2018 - 23:15
Japanese seismological authorities are urging people in the quake-hit prefecture of Hokkaido to keep in mind the possibility of more strong jolts striking their areas. (NHK)
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Abe: Kansai airport to partially reopen on Friday

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 09/06/2018 - 08:17
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Kansai International Airport will partially resume operation by the end of Friday. (NHK)
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Man fatally stabs acquaintance to 'assist him in committing suicide'

newsonjapan.com - St, 09/05/2018 - 23:29
Hokkaido Prefectural Police have arrested a 23-year-old man over the alleged fatal stabbing of a male acquaintance who begged the suspect to assist him in committing suicide, reports the Sankei Shimbun (tokyoreporter.com)
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First worker to die from Fukushima radiation exposure officially recognized by Japan's government

newsonjapan.com - St, 09/05/2018 - 23:23
More than seven years have passed since the tragic Tohoku earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, and in that time life has returned to normal for much of the country. (soranews24.com)
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Bank of Japan laments government push to cut mobile fees

newsonjapan.com - St, 09/05/2018 - 23:19
The Japanese government's recent push for mobile phone carriers to lower their service fees has vexed the Bank of Japan, which fears another drag on already sluggish inflation. (Nikkei)
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Closure of Japan's gateway to Asia risks denting tourism boom

newsonjapan.com - St, 09/05/2018 - 23:14
Japan's main gateway for Asian tourists, Kansai International Airport, has remained shut down in the wake of Typhoon Jebi, threatening to disrupt the growing tourism that has been a key engine of the Osaka-area economy. (Nikkei)
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Crown prince to build image as next emperor by respecting his father

newsonjapan.com - St, 09/05/2018 - 23:12
Crown Prince Naruhito said Wednesday he hopes to build the image of the next emperor by respecting the way his father engages in duties, as he is set to ascend the throne in May. (Kyodo)
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Nighttime sightseeing in Kyoto cathing on with foreigners

newsonjapan.com - St, 09/05/2018 - 23:07
Nighttime sightseeing in Kyoto is catching on with foreign tourists, as locals are working to satisfy visitors' wish to enjoy traditional culture even after evening comes. (Jiji)
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Japanese Prince Hisahito, third in line to throne, turns 12

newsonjapan.com - St, 09/05/2018 - 23:01
Japanese Prince Hisahito, a grandchild of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, and third in line to the Imperial throne, turned 12 on Thursday. (Jiji)
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Seven dead, dozens missing in Hokkaido

newsonjapan.com - St, 09/05/2018 - 22:49
Seven people are dead after a powerful earthquake rocked Japan's northern prefecture of Hokkaido early this morning. At least 200 are injured and about 30 more are missing. (NHK)
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Japan recovering from Jebi

newsonjapan.com - St, 09/05/2018 - 07:08
One day has passed since Typhon Jebi tore through western parts of Japan. Efforts are underway to grapple with the devastating aftermath. 11 people died, with hundreds more injured. (NHK)
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Economic impact feared after airport closure

newsonjapan.com - St, 09/05/2018 - 07:04
Typhoon Jebi forced Kansai airport to shut down on Tuesday. Concerns are mounting that if the closure continues, it could have a significant economic impact. (NHK)
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Romantic things for couples to do in Japan

newsonjapan.com - St, 09/05/2018 - 03:46
There is something very romantic about the Far East, especially Japan. (newsonjapan.com)
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