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Australia survive late scare to overcome Japan and extend unbeaten run

newsonjapan.com - 9 hours 42 min ago
Australia had a minor scare late in the game but held on to launch their end-of-season tour with a 32-23 victory over Japan in Oita on Saturday and extend their winning streak to five Tests. (irishtimes.com)
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47 trainee police in Hyogo punished over underage drinking and smoking

newsonjapan.com - 9 hours 45 min ago
Forty-seven trainee officers of a police academy in western Japan have been subjected to up to three months of disciplinary action for underage drinking and smoking or facilitating such behavior, local police said Friday. (Japan Times)
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Beaches covered with pumice stones in Okinawa

newsonjapan.com - 9 hours 49 min ago
Large volumes of pumice stones apparently from the eruption of an undersea volcano have washed ashore on islands in southwestern Japan, turning sandy beaches into mounds of gray rubble. (NHK)
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Yamanote Line in Tokyo partly closed on weekend

newsonjapan.com - 9 hours 50 min ago
Train services on part of the inner loop of Tokyo's Yamanote Line have been suspended for two days due to renovation work at Shibuya Station. (NHK)
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Princess Mako marks 30th birthday

newsonjapan.com - 9 hours 52 min ago
Japan's Princess Mako turns 30 on Saturday, three days before she marries a commoner and leaves the Imperial family. (NHK)
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What draws Tokyo's models to Omotesando and the secret to spotting one

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 10/23/2021 - 02:31
Omotesando is a high-end shopping area in Tokyo, but is unique in that models hang here. The main reason for this being major modelling agencies are located here as well. (KON'CHA! Japan Travel Guide)
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Semi Private Stylish Capsule on the Ferry | Kagoshima to Osaka Japan

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 10/23/2021 - 02:24
I took Ferry Sunflower from Kagoshima to Osaka. I booked a stylish capsule cabin this time and it was cozy and comfortable. ( Solo Travel Japan)
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Japan consumer prices see first rise in 18 months

newsonjapan.com - Sat, 10/23/2021 - 02:18
Japan's consumer prices rose last month for the first time in 18 months in a sign that higher energy costs are having an impact. (NHK)
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Blackout halts USJ roller coaster mid-ride

newsonjapan.com - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 15:45
People riding a rollercoaster at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka were temporarily stranded at the top. when it suddenly stopped. (NHK)
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Tokyo Disney parks to extend operating hours

newsonjapan.com - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 02:52
The operator of Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea said Thursday that it will extend the operating hours of the theme parks, beginning next month, and resume the Dreamlights nighttime parade in Disneyland on Nov. 1. (Japan Times)
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Amazon Japan adapting Oz comedy ‘No Activity’

newsonjapan.com - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 02:51
Amazon Prime Video has commissioned a Japanese adaptation of Australian comedy No Activity as an Amazon Original. (tbivision.com)
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DNA shows Japanese wolf closest relative of domestic dogs

newsonjapan.com - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 02:46
A team of researchers affiliated with several entities in Japan has found evidence that the Japanese wolf is the closest known relative of domestic dogs. (phys.org)
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Anorexia cases up 60% among people younger than 20 in Japan

newsonjapan.com - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 02:38
New anorexia cases among people younger than 20 in Japan grew 60% from the previous year in fiscal 2020 amid the novel coronavirus crisis, a survey by the National Center for Child Health and Development showed Thursday. (Japan Times)
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Clean-up work continues after Mt. Aso eruption

newsonjapan.com - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 02:33
People in the western Japan prefecture of Kumamoto are busy cleaning up after Mount Aso erupted on Wednesday. (NHK)
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PGA golf tournament restarts in Japan

newsonjapan.com - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 02:29
A men's PGA golf tournament restarts in Japan, after a year's absence, featuring some of the world's best players, such as Olympic gold medalist Xander Schauffele of the United States and this year's Masters winner Matsuyama Hideki. (NHK)
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Tokyo, Osaka restaurants set to resume late-night hours as COVID-19 ebbs

newsonjapan.com - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 02:26
Japanese tipplers will be able to return to their normal carousing on Monday when pubs in the capital and Osaka resume full operating hours as the number of new coronavirus infections continues to drop. (Nikkei)
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BOJ says Japan's banking system stable, warns of risks

newsonjapan.com - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 18:07
Japan's banking system remains broadly stable but financial institutions could face risks including from a possible increase in credit costs caused by a delay in the economic recovery, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) said in a report on Thursday. (Reuters)
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Man arrested for stalking airline cabin attendant

newsonjapan.com - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 18:04
Police in Tokyo have arrested a 40-year-old man on suspicion of stalking an airline cabin attendant. (Japan Today)
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Tokyo area set to end COVID-19 restrictions on eateries

newsonjapan.com - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 03:13
Tokyo and three surrounding prefectures are set to lift COVID-19 restrictions on dining establishments from next week amid a steady decline in the number of infections, officials said Wednesday. (Kyodo)
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Wallabies make rare trip as Japan seek to state claim for seat at rugby’s top table

newsonjapan.com - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 03:11
The Brave Blossoms have an opportunity to audition for a place in the Rugby Championship when they host Australia for just the second time on Saturday (theguardian.com)
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