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Culture Agency Might Move to Kyoto

It is feasible now that the Agency for Cultural Affairs will find a new home in Japan's foremost cultural town - Kyoto.

January 11, 2016 at 12:07 pm

PM Shinzo Abe Eyes on a 2/3 Super Majority to Revise Constitution

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stated categorically clear that he would target a two-thirds super majority in this summer's House of Councillors elections, at a Sunday Debate over NHK, January 10.

January 6, 2016 at 12:07 pm

Births Turn Upward in 5 Years in Japan

Japan is gradually losing her population, so it's been said for some time.

January 6, 2016 at 1:06 am

14 Million Yen for a 200kg Tuna Fish

Well, it's a New Year's festive quotation, so don't you be surprised. But, you will be, though, if told of a sum of 14 million yen paid for a tuna fish 200 kilograms in weight.

January 4, 2016 at 1:09 pm

The Warmest December Ever in Japan

Japan is exceptionally warm this time around. The last month of December was 2 degrees or so warmer than the average nationwide.

December 29, 2015 at 12:21 pm

An Official 89-Language Website in Tokyo

All foreign tourists know why they have picked Japan to visit - food is superb, scenery breathtaking, the people are hospitable and above all it's safe and secure....

December 27, 2015 at 4:01 pm

A Japanese-System Elementary School in War-Torn Iraq

A great episode to share with you folks at the year's end.

December 26, 2015 at 11:42 am

Better Off the Year 2015?

It's Christmas Day, barely a week left to go for the ear 2015. How has Abenomics treated you the year around?

December 14, 2015 at 9:25 am

Nobel Laureates Omura and Kajita in Stockholm for Awards Ceremony

Japan's Nobel laureates professors Satoshi Omura and Takaaki Kajita attended the Nobel Awards ceremony at Stockholm's concert hall December 10.

December 12, 2015 at 5:48 pm

PM Abe in India to Sell Rapid Transit railways

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe flew to India December 11 on the mission to sell rapid transit railways to India.

December 8, 2015 at 10:23 am

Last 2 Canada Geese Caught to Save "Aleutian" Canada Geese from Extinction

Japan is home to numerous migratory wild birds. Aleutian Canada Geese (Branta canadensis leucopareia) is one of them.

November 20, 2015 at 7:40 pm

Welcome to Japan: Handy Services for Foreign Tourists

The government is stepping up its efforts to expedite inbound tourism and a lot more foreigners find it easy and comfortable to tour in Japan.

November 19, 2015 at 1:09 pm

All Out for Tourism: Record-High 1.6 M Foreign Tourists in Jan.- Oct.

Altogether 1.631 million foreign tourists visited Japan in the Jan.-Oct. period this year, the most ever per annum, disclosed the Tourist Bureau, November 18.

November 15, 2015 at 11:38 pm

Terrorists' Attack in Paris Killed Over 120

Several spots in the French Capital of Paris turned bloodbath in the early hours of November 14 as terrorists made simultaneous attacks in several points gunning each screaming Allahu Akbar in a Cambodian restaurant, a rock concert hall and various spots in town.

November 12, 2015 at 2:53 pm

Homeless Population on a Decline in Tokyo

There are not so many homeless people in Tokyo as used to be for some while.

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