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Ueda: Gaze at the stars from onsen and forget it all

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Lotte teams up with ‘your name.’ producer for new video starring Japanese sweets as...

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On March 10, 1922, the passenger ship Taiyo Maru docked at Yokohama Bay. On board was women's rights and birth control advocate Margaret Sanger and her 14-year-old son...
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Tottori Prefecture named Japan’s No. 1 travel destination for 2019

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Nobel night – Japan Today

Physiology or medicine laureate Tasuku Honjo receives the Nobel prize from King Carl Gustaf of Sweden in Stockholm, Sweden, on Monday night. Honjo received the Nobel Prize or...
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SoftBank aims to raise Y2 tril on Japan mobile unit IPO

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A top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies returned to a Canadian court on Monday to fight for her freedom with the help of pressure from Beijing...

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