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Coca Cola Japan to Launch a One of a Kind Musical Packaging for Christmas

In general, Japanese companies, businesses and establishments from various sectors are best known in the commercial market for their distinctive taste and originality. Hundreds of thousands of consumers from different parts of the globe are interested in purchasing Japanese made products because of their good quality and unique ideas that cannot be found elsewhere in the world.   For
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International Fans of Rugby World Cup Looks Back at the History of the Game in Japan

With the commencement of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan last September 20, hundreds of thousands of sports enthusiasts and rugby fanatics have joined the hype as they witness the exciting rugby games during the course of the international sports event. A number of foreign spectators have even showed interest in the striking history of rugby in
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Japan is Set to take part in US Space Exploration Program

Previously, the United States announced the launching of a program that is set to land astronauts on the moon by the year 2024. In this regard, the Japanese space policy committee in the Cabinet Office decided to participate in the said program.   The said decision will be relayed by the Japanese government to Washington in the latter part
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Rural Areas in Japan Struggling with Shrinking and Aging Population

In recent times, one of the major social issues that the Land of the Rising Sun has to deal with is its shrinking and aging population as a result of low birth rate. This trend has caused a chronic labor shortage in Japan especially in the fourteen identified sectors such as but not limited to food and service
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Experts Recommend Simpler and More Understandable Disaster Advisories in Japan

Over the years, the Land of the Rising has become more open to international sojourners and overseas workers in the country. More and more foreigners are interested to come to Japan especially with the recent enactment of the Revised Immigration Law. The law relaxes the stringent immigration policies particularly for designated skilled workers in the fourteen sectors identified by
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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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Beer production a priority for the first ever World Rugby Games in Asia

Hundreds of thousands of rugby followers all over the globe are looking forward to the 2019 Rugby World Cup to be held in Japan this coming September 20 to November 2, 2019. This is the very first rugby tournament that is set to take place in Asia. The organizing committee in Japan has earlier announced that the opening

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May 7, 2019

Japanese Rice: A solution to obesity?

Japanese rice dishes are regarded worldwide as among the best cuisine in the world. Travel and food enthusiasts around the globe come to visit Japan not only for its breathtaking tourist spots but also to enjoy Japanese food. They provide a different kind of gastronomic experience that people will definitely crave for.   The glutinous or sticky rice

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May 6, 2019

Shinkansen to Offer Public Wi-Fi Access

Japan is considered to be among the fastest growing travel destinations all over the globe. Millions of international tourists look forward to visiting the country in order to go sightseeing, appreciate its unique culture and to witness innovative technological advancements which Japan is known for. One of the most interesting experiences that both local and foreign tourists are excited

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May 3, 2019

A celebration of commemoration and hope

The enthronement of Crown Prince Naruhito which marks the dawn of a new Japanese imperial Era is joyfully welcomed both by the locals and foreign tourists in different occasions all over the country. Everyone is definitely in festive spirits as they celebrate the imperial succession through various countdown events, fireworks display and other interesting activities. To maintain peace and

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May 2, 2019

Local and Foreign Tourists Pay their Last Tribute to Emperor Akihito

The enthronement of crowned prince Naruhito which marks the dawn of the Reiwa Era is all over the news in Japan. Both local and foreign tourists are looking forward to this momentous occasion. Even before the ceremonies relating to the imperial succession have begun, a lot of travellers across Japan and all over the globe visited the Imperial

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May 1, 2019

Tourism Boom in Japan Prompts Digital Platforms for Storage Service Providers

Year in and year out, Japan welcomes millions of travelers all over the globe. It is regarded as one of the fastest growing tourist destinations worldwide. With the surge in tourism, a lot of foreign visitors in Japan find it hard to look for available lockers where they can leave their baggages and other personal belongings as they

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May 1, 2019

Japan and the United Nations peacekeeping efforts

Japan’s Self Defence Forces, abbreviated SDF, is sending two members to a United Nations peacekeeping force – without the command of the U.N. This is the first time ever in the SDF history that this has happened.   The main reason this is an historic moment for Japan and their SDF is because the SDF is a purely

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March 20, 2019

Kim Jong Nam assassination still masterfully orchestrated

Police are still investigating the assassination of Kim Jong-Un’s grandfather, Kim Jong Nam, when he was assassinated by two women two years ago. And despite being two years old, it’s still baffling forensics experts as well as detectives and authorities.   It was reported that Nam was walking along an airport when two women approached him and smeared

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March 20, 2019

Japan no longer very strict for language requirements

Japan has had a large number of difficulties because a requirement to enter and work in Japan is that you need a good language proficiency in either Japanese or English. That adds to the higher cost of education for would-be workers as well as makes it more difficult for people to work there.   However, Japan has sensed

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March 7, 2019

Here’s why Japanese kids aren’t studying abroad

There have been reports, by the Japanese authorities, that their younger generation, AKA their kids, aren’t studying as much abroad as they once used to. And the majority of the population are more or less evenly split, for and against this recent trend.   To give you a perspective of this, let’s go back to 2004, a

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March 7, 2019