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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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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

Memoirs of War: Music Sirens and their current condition

The so-called music sirens (a series of air raid sirens that were modified to produce music instead of a monotonous and distinctive whine that warned people that an air raid was occurring) are becoming old, outdated and most have already broken down and are left in disrepair.   The sirens were initially placed by the Imperial Japanese authorities

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March 6, 2019

WWII Japanese Tunnel Discovered in China

An old WWII-era tunnel that belonged to and was constructed by Imperial Japan of the era was recently discovered in China. This means that Japan had plans to increase their activity in China or create a new base of operations.   It also proves that Japan, had the atomic bombs not been dropped, wanted to continue the war

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March 5, 2019

Never Back Down: Abe pushes through with Okinawa

Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe has been labelled by some as being hard headed and stubborn because, despite an overwhelming and massive “no” vote to the building of a new US Air Force base in Okinawa, he still will push through with the construction.   This has placed Abe and his government in hot water because majority

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March 4, 2019

Petals on Medals: Bringing back old traditions

The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games decided to give a victory bouquet to all it’s medallists in the games this year who are from the Tohoku region. It is a symbol of tradition and resilience and perseverance.   The triple disaster of Tohoku’s earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown was taken as a bad omen

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March 4, 2019

NoKor Nukes: No deals unless they’re dismantled

North Korea is still secretly building nuclear weapons even though it’s dismantled one of it’s biggest nuclear weapons facilities. This facility is the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site (which was dismantled in April 2018 in an effort to reach out to America).   Sadly, A few months later, and after the Trump-Kim Summit, it was reported that North Korea

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March 4, 2019

Japanese Security Authorities run trials before Olympics

Japanese security agencies are on high alert even before the first participants of the Olympic games has even landed in Japanese soil. This is because the agencies are now preparing for a new method to counter threats.   These new threats have popped up in crowded places over the past decade and a half and they’re called terrorism.

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March 1, 2019

A book dedicated to all victims of gun violence

A book prepared by junior high schoolers was about gun violence and the dangers of people who have guns. The book is aptly named “Alyssa and Yoshi”, referring to two kids who were victims of gun violence who then met in heaven and moved on in the afterlife.   Alyssa and Yoshi are actual children who died in

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March 1, 2019

Trump and Kim in talks for a second day

It was both an exhilarating yet disappointing day for both North Korea and America. It was exhilarating because more talks means more peace but also was disappointing because both countries couldn’t agree to anything. Hence, trump walked out on the meeting mid-talk.   This has caused some to be alarmed that NoKor might even increase nuclear weapons production because

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March 1, 2019

Kim Jong Un takes train to Vietnam…. In 70 hours

Kim Jong-Un was reportedly taking the train to get to Hanoi, Vietnam for the 2nd US-NoKor summit and the train took 70 hours to get there. It’s no surprise because the Korean dictator used a train to travel 1,714 miles or 2,758.42 kilometers.   That distance is longer than the vertical distance of Texas, USA to

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February 28, 2019