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Food Poisoning Hits Some 3,500 In Japan Schools

Almost 3,500 teachers and students at more than a dozen public schools in Japan's Yashio city have become sick with diarrhoea and stomach pains in a mass food poisoning outbreak, NDTV reports. Saitama prefecture said on Thursday …

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A brief, cautionary, history of Japan-US immigration

Migration policies are often formed at a confluence of many competing forces: local and international labor markets, global trade, media reporting, local political environments, and diplomatic relationships. U.S. immigration policies singling …

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Japanese PM not to attend Victory Parade in Moscow

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will not attend the Victory Parade in Moscow on June 24, Deputy Assistant Minister of the European Affairs Bureau of Japan’s Foreign Ministry Hideki Uyama said. "Considering the …

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Tokyo Olympic board member would support another delay

Executive board member of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee Haruyuki Takahashi says another delay should be sought if the games can’t be held next year. The Tokyo Olympics were to be held this year but were postponed …

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Reason Imperial Japan Attacked America at Pearl Harbor

The day after roughly 350 Japanese warplanes came screaming down over Pearl Harbor and sank or crippled eight of the U.S. Pacific Fleet’s battleships over a span of ninety minutes, Japanese newspapers published a statement by Emperor …

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Honda resumes production after cyber attack

Japan's Honda Motor Co has resumed production at automobile and motorcycle plants in the United States and other countries after they were hit by a suspected cyber attack this week, a spokesman said on Friday, CNA informs. According …

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Pool masks invented in Japan (PHOTO)

Special masks for the pool were invented in Japan, the Asahi newspaper reported. Pools that were closed amid the coronavirus pandemic were reopened on June 1, as the authorities considered that with a sufficient concentration of …

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Tokyo to skip one-year countdown to Olympics event

Organisers of the postponed Tokyo Summer Olympics have decided not to hold a large scale event marking the one year countdown to the Games because of the coronavirus pandemic, public broadcaster NHK reported. Organisers are seeking …

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Japan to explore 'simplified' Olympics?

Tokyo’s governor Yuriko Koike has said it may be necessary to a stage a "simplified" Olympics next year due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and that organisers were already discussing possible changes. …

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Moon is not what it seems to be

New research is challenging the image of a “dry” Moon. Many astronomers believe our lone satellite is devoid of volatile elements such as carbon, which would have burned off in the superheated collision between Earth and a …

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Tokyo Olympics to be cancelled in 2021?

The Summer Olympics in Tokyo that had to be postponed by one year might need to be cancelled if the coronavirus pandemic is not dealt with by summer 2021, head of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee Yoshiro Mori said in an …

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