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Japan set to crack down on coronavirus violators | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News 5m
Coronavirus pandemic reveals Japan’s hidden poverty 40m
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Is Suga so insistent on the Tokyo Olympics over fears of losing face to China? China 1h
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Teacher, tour company charged over drownings of two Japanese students on Fraser Island 1h
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Japan's daily coronavirus death toll tops 100 for first time 4h
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130-vehicle pile-up in Japan as blizzards wreak havoc with roads 6h
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Japan: Massive car pile-up due to heavy snow kills 1, injures 17 7h
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Tokyo Olympic Games ‘unlikely’ says London 2012 organiser 8h
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Blizzard conditions cause 134-car smash in Japan 8h
One dead as Japan snowstorm causes 134-car pile-up 9h
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Over 100 cars involved in massive pileup on Japan highway 10h
Hiroshima 'peace clock' reset to 49 days following US nuclear test - The Mainichi US 12h
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134 Vehicles Crashed in Deadly Pile-up in Miyagi, Japan 13h
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Japan: One dead as snowstorm causes 130-car pile-up 13h
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Japan eyes use of robots to boost COVID-19 testing as Olympics loom 14h
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Heavy snow causes deadly pileup involving more than 130 cars on Japanese expressway 14h
Chaos as snow hits Japanese highway, 134 cars in crashes 14h
Hospitals in Japan close to collapse as serious Covid cases soar 14h
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Japan urges South Korea to drop 'illegal' wartime compensation demands South Korea 15h
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Access denied: Virus third wave forces hand of Japan's medical system 15h
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Singapore’s vaccine plans; Philippines allows CoronaVac donation Philippines Singapore New Zealand 15h
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Austria urges Japan to join first U.N. nuclear ban treaty meeting Austria 16h
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Vaccines not prerequisite for Tokyo Olympics: gov't spokesman 17h
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Japan Urges South Korea to Drop Wartime Compensation Demands US South Korea 17h
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Top Japanese farm bureaucrat dined with indicted ex-head of egg firm 17h
Japan's new COVID-19 vaccine czar Taro Kono commits to rapid, safe rollout 17h
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Japan says COVID-19 vaccines not a prerequisite for Tokyo Olympics 17h
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Tokyo sees serious COVID-19 cases surge 18h
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Indian sailors stranded for months on Chinese coast reach Japan China India 19h
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Weather agency warns of heavy snow in wide areas of northern Japan 19h
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Japan to launch $96 billion university fund by March 2022 20h
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Japan's health system is weak, so the country is afraid of a virus wave 20h
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Japan finds COVID-19 variant in three people with no record of travel to UK UK 21h
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Suicides rise in Japan’s second wave of Covid-19 21h
How Japan’s carmakers are redesigning vehicles for elderly drivers 21h
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Japan urges South Korea to drop wartime compensation demands South Korea 21h
Japan urges South Korea to drop wartime compensation demands South Korea 22h
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Pandemic reveals hidden poverty in wealthy Japan 22h
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Seizures of liquid marijuana surging in Japan 22h
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Japan finds likely community spread of U.K. coronavirus variant UK 22h
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Why giant device in East China Sea may be leagues above the old buoy network China South Korea 23h
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Japan urges South Korea to drop wartime compensation demands South Korea 23h
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Men's players lobby for RADICAL change to Australian Open format Australia 23h
Will ‘spooked’ Japanese firms leave South Korea amid renewed tensions? China US South Korea 1d
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Covid-19: Japanese government accused of responding disorderly and late 1d
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Super Nintendo World opening delayed by Japan's virus outbreak 1d
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New Japanese PM hints at end to dispute with Russia over Kuril Islands that’s kept the two coun... Russia 1d
'Abnormal situation’: Japan’s FM critical after Seoul court orders payouts for 12 comfort women South Korea 1d
Student not covering nose with mask disqualified at university exams in Japan 1d
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Japan suicide rates shoot up during second wave of pandemic 1d
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Japan finds likely community spread of U.K. variant of COVID-19 UK 1d
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Japan urges South Korea to drop wartime compensation demands South Korea 1d
Fewer moons at Lunar New Year as Covid-19 hits Japan’s Naked Man Festival 1d
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Japan and Britain schedule security talks, aiming to counter China in Indo-Pacific China UK 1d
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Olympics will go ahead, Japan's PM tells parliament 1d
Taro Kono to be named minister in charge of coronavirus vaccinations 1d
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Japan’s Motegi takes aim at South Korea, China in foreign policy speech China South Korea 1d
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China’s economy grows amid Covid-19 recovery China US 1d
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Japan's foreign minister raps South Korea 'comfort women' ruling as 'abnormal' South Korea 1d
In first, South Korea's Moon calls Japan asset sales over wartime labor 'undesirable' South Korea 1d
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Japan's PM Suga vows to hold Tokyo Olympics despite COVID-19 surge 1d
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Give it a shot? Japan must convince skeptics to get coronavirus vaccine 1d
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Suga vows to restore ‘safety’ and ‘hope’ amid declining approval rate 1d
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Student refusing to cover nose with mask booted from university exams in Japan 1d
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As Japan eyes COVID-19 penalties, experts urge caution 1d
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Japan to study cases of people infected after coronavirus vaccination 1d
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China economy grows in 2020 as rebound from virus gains China US 1d
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Japan to use data from outside clinical trials in drug approvals 1d
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Japan to study cases of people infected even after coronavirus vaccination 2d
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Japanese YouTuber finds fame in Turkey with funny videos Turkey 2d
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Why the ECB should go Japanese 2d
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Japan scrambles to deny reports that Olympic cancellation is possible 2d
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New South Korea envoy vows to improve ties with Japan South Korea 2d
Lessons from the Hanshin quake: Web station in Kobe delivers multilingual virus info 2d
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Former IOC vice-president suggests UN involvement on deciding fate of Tokyo Olympics 2d
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Japan coronavirus panel says new measures must minimizing limits to citizens' rights 2d
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Phone booths get new lease on life in Japan as smartphone charging stations 2d
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Japan's suicides jump 16% in COVID-19 second wave after fall first: study 2d
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Japan marks 26th anniversary of Great Hanshin Earthquake 2d
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Japan's suicide rate rises 16% in second wave of Covid, study finds 3d
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Court rules defunct eugenics law unconstitutional, denies damages 3d
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The political folly of dodging responsibility in Japan 3d
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Japan's suicides jump 16% in COVID-19 second wave after fall in first wave: study 3d
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Japan interested in creation JVs in Uzbekistan in production and services spheres Uzbekistan 3d
Japan considers heavy fines & JAIL for violators of coronavirus restrictions 3d
Japanese painter Mitsumasa Anno dies at 94 3d
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Japanese scientists discover medical agent that could slow aging-related diseases 3d
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Japanese violinist Midori Goto wins Kennedy Center Honor US 3d
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Homebound virus patients top 30,000 amid bed shortage at Japan hospitals 3d
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Japan eyes COVID-rule-breaker penalties, 1 yr after 1st virus case 3d
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Removal of spilled oil along Mauritius coastline mostly completed Mauritius 3d
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Sapporo court rules defunct eugenics law unconstitutional but denies damages 3d
Japan's new university entrance exams underway amid virus pandemic 3d
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No end in sight for third wave a year after COVID-19 made its way to Japan 3d
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Japan seeks mid-February Pfizer vaccine approval, minister says 3d
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Exclusive: Boris Johnson vows to 'take a stand' against Japanese whale killing  3d
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Report: Japanese politicians propose freezing South Korean assets South Korea 4d
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Japan minister raising more doubts about Tokyo's Summer Olympics 4d
Japanese man you can ‘rent to do nothing’ has thousands of clients 4d
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Japan eyes punishment for breaking COVID-19 rules 4d
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