Shinkansen Operators Set to Implement a Reservation System for Luggages by 2020

The Land of the Rising Sun is known across the globe as home to the world’s fastest and most convenient train system. Hundreds of thousands of locals and international travellers who visit the country are looking forward to try out Japan’s shinkansen or bullet train not only because of its incredible speed but also because of its high

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September 5, 2019

Tokyo Enacts Ordinance to Strengthen Passive Smoking Regulation

With the much anticipated 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic games, the Japanese government is preoccupied in adopting measures to ensure public safety as well as the smooth flow of events during the multi national sports game. One of the policies which the Organizing Committee of the Tokyo Olympics, in coordination with the government is planning to implement is the

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September 4, 2019

Bus and Railway Operators to Extend Schedule for Off-Hour Arrivals at Narita Airport

Every year, Japan welcomes millions of foreign tourists and travel enthusiasts flying into the country at Narita International Airport located in Chiba Prefecture. One of the major concerns of these travellers is the inadequate means of transportation available for passengers during late night hours. As a consequence, some of the overseas passengers and even airline staff may be left

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September 4, 2019

US Startup Firm to Release Special Suits for Elderly People in Japan

Among the most prevalent issues that Japan has to deal with is its aging population as a result of consistent low birth rate and declining inward population. Over the years, there has been a tremendous increase in the number of senior citizens in the Land of the Rising Sun. In fact, more than thirty five million people are

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September 3, 2019

Employment Rate Among Female Workers in Japan Improved to Address Labor Shortage

In recent years, one of the most prevalent issues that the Japanese government has to deal with is its chronic labor shortage as a result of the country’s shrinking population due to its low birth rate and declining inward migration. Japan has undertaken various measures in order to address these social issues.   In fact, the legislative body

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September 3, 2019

Tokyo and Osaka Among the Top Five Safest Cities Worldwide

The most recent research and analysis conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit revealed a list of the safest cities across the globe. Tokyo, the capital city of Japan ranked first in the said report. Osaka is also regarded as the third safest city worldwide.   During the conference in which the Safe Cities Index 2019 report was

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September 2, 2019

Japan Installs Smoking Areas for the 2019 Rugby World Cup

Hundreds of thousands of sports enthusiasts and rugby fanatics around the globe are definitely looking forward to the much anticipated 2019 Rugby World Cup which will be held in Japan this coming September. For the information of the public, the organizers of the said multi national sports event announced that the spectators during the rugby games will be

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September 2, 2019

Explore the Queer and Tranquil Natural Beauties of Yamaguchi Prefecture

Year in and year out, hundreds of thousands of tourists come to the Land of the Rising Sun to go sightseeing and visit the world renowned tourist destinations in the country. Most of these globetrotters and travel enthusiasts would often flock to Tokyo, the capital city of Japan and other major cities such as but not limited to

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September 2, 2019

2019 Rugby World Cup Trophy Reaches the Peak of Mt. Fuji

Hundreds of thousand of sports enthusiasts and international tourists are definitely looking forward to witness the upcoming 2019 Rugby World Cup which will be held in Japan this September 20 to November 2, 2019. The much anticipated sports event is the very first rugby tournament that is hosted by an Asian country which is outside the traditional venue

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August 27, 2019

Japan Continues to Revoke Residency Status of Foreigners who Violate Immigration Laws

Last year, records revealed that the residency status of around eight hundred thirty two foreign immigrants in Japan were revoked due to violation and non-compliance with the Japanese government’s stringent immigration rules.   According to the Immigration Services Agency, approximately seventy percent of those who lost their residency status were students or technical trainees who failed to follow

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August 26, 2019