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Japanese Government Bill Seeks to Promote Fair Online Business Competition

In recent years, a lot of foreign investors and international companies from different parts of the globe have shown interest in expanding their business to the Japanese market. This resulted in a very stiff business competition in the Land of the Rising Sun particularly in the online world.   Among the biggest digital company names that prevail when
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Japan Launches Advanced Mobile Apps to Improve Services for Persons with Disabilities

Over the years, the Land of the Rising Sun has been consistently proactive when it comes to technological innovations. Japan is regarded as one of the most technologically advanced countries not only in Asia but all over the globe. Japanese products are commended for their excellent quality and durability.   A number of globetrotters and tech savvy tourists
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Company Rules against Wearing of Eyeglasses Get Negative Feedback in Japan

A number of firms and commercial establishments in the Land of the Rising Sun have been scrutinized by netizens earlier this year due to their company rules and regulations that mandate the wearing of high heels in the work place. This prompted over twenty one thousand employees and workers all over Japan to sign up a online petition
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Owndays to Launch Gundam Inspired Eyeglasses for its 40 th Anniversary

Japan is considered home to the world’s most well loved animation series and iconic characters popularized by classic manga or Japanese comics. Hundreds of thousands of anime lovers and comic enthusiasts from different parts of the globe look forward to visiting the Land of the Rising Sun in order to check out their favorite animes and characters.  
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Pokemon Go Developer Aspires to take Mobile Games to the Next Level

The Land of the Rising Sun is home to some of the world’s most well loved animation series and iconic characters popularized by various manga or Japanese comics. Hundreds of thousands of anime lovers and game enthusiasts from different parts of the globe look forward to visiting the country in order to personally check out their favorite animes
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Japanese Firms Seek to Develop Autonomous Electric Cars for Commercial Use

Various countries and commercial establishments worldwide would agree that the Land of the Rising Sun is home to some of the world’s most advanced technological products and gadgets. Year in and year out, Japan welcomes hundreds of thousands of globetrotters who come to visit the country not only to enjoy its beautiful tourist attractions, experience its unique culture
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Japan arrests 341 illegals

Japanese authorities arrested 341 foreign nationals working illegally in the police crackdown targeting illegal immigrants working in areas in and around the Tokyo and Nagoya districts. It is an effort aimed at curbing Japan’s refugee system.   The Japanese Ministry of Justice announced that the foreign nationals detained in the crackdown conducted, 94 men and women were waiting

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February 28, 2018
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Japanese Fishermen Seek Compensation after Jet Mishap

Aomori fishermen are now seeking for compensation for the fishing ban imposed after a U.S. F-16 jet fighter crashed this week in northern Japan.   The jet, assigned to Misawa Air Base’s 35th Fighter Wing, dropped two external fuel tanks into Lake Ogawara after one of it’s engines caught fire after takeoff. No one was reported injured in

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February 26, 2018
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Japan could face fight in a U.S.-China war

A few tiny, insignificant pair of islands in the East China Sea may help light the confrontation in Asia. What about pre-emptive strikes on North Korean nuclear and missile sites?   Influential Harvard scholars, who wrote books on the chances of a United States war with the People’s Republic of China, believe these are all possibilities and ones

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February 23, 2018
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F-16 Fuel Tanks Nearly Hit Japanese Fishing Boats

A U.S. military F-16 Fighting Falcon jet fighter that developed an engine fire shortly after takeoff on Tuesday jettisoned a pair of fuel tanks into a lake near the US military base. No injuries were reported in the incident and the external fuel tanks, measuring 4 to 5 meters in length, landed approximately 400 meters from a fishing

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February 21, 2018
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South East Asia and Fukushima Produce

Japan exported peaches to Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia last year, which were produced in Fukushima Prefecture, retaining their No. 1 status for two years straight. According to the local government, 48 tons of peaches were shipped to the three countries in 2017, up by 57% from last year.   With bans from the 2011 nuclear disaster still in

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February 19, 2018
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Japan’s New Generation are Pathetic at Romance

Japan’s Millennials, as we know, are horrible at romance and often don’t mingle at all. Recently, an app called Eureka’s Pairs, has popped up and is just one of many dating apps aimed at helping people find a mate as easy as tapping and swiping on a screen on their smartphone.   When you open Pairs, a list

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February 14, 2018
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North and South Korea talk at last!

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited his South Korean counterpart, President Moon Jae-in, to Pyongyang for a summit. The invitation, delivered by Kim Yo Jong, Kim Jong-un’s sister, and is willing to meet Moon at the soonest possible time.   After several months of no communication if it would participate in the Winter Olympics in South

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February 12, 2018
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Japan helps Taiwan after earthquake

Japan sent a team of seven search and rescue experts to Taiwan to help find survivors of its devastating earthquake on Tuesday. The group took with them expensive specialist equipment for locating people trapped under debris.   Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also sent a message of condolence and support to Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday, remembering

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February 9, 2018
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s Asia trip to Counter NoKor threat

U.S. Vice President, Mike Pence, swung throughout Asia, stopped in Korea for the Winter Olympics and added a trip to Japan, which focused less on the host country’s irate neighbour, the North.   Pence left on Monday for Alaska then Japan and lastly to South Korea hoping that North Korea doesn’t “hijack” the games as it participates on

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February 7, 2018
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Abe to U.S. and South Korea: Don’t scale down joint military drill

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has asked the United States and South Korea to conduct more joint military drills after the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea without lowering military standards in order to keep pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile development.   U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will meet with Japanese Prime Minister

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February 5, 2018