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"In accordance with the basic policy, the Cabinet will come together and proceed with preparations so that the abdication and enthronement will be held smoothly while the Japanese people celebrate the occasions," Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was quoted as telling his ministers, according to Chief ... Japan
For a lot of Japanese people, they simply thought what we are doing was cool but never actually wanted to get into a topic as big as race. So this time we went for something more personal. The debut album was more metaphorical in generalizing all humans as "flesh and blood," but now we are ...

According to the Ambassador of Japan, H.E Kunio Okamura, "This contribution reiterates the support and solidarity of the Japanese people towards Cameroon and shows great respect for the hard work accomplished by the Government of Cameroon and United Nations organizations to provide ... peace
Because most Japanese people don't really like the idea of having a roommate, a lot of these young people end up living alone, including young women. But while Tokyo is much safer than large cities in many other countries, crimes do happen, and criminals often consider young women who live alone ...
In general use, kawaii -- made up of two characters that respectively signify "able" and "love" -- is an adjective for something that is cute. Many Japanese people associate the kawaii style with girliness and adorability, and it helped popularise eye-catching street styles such as Lolita and Decora worldwide. Japan
Yoshiro Mori, head of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee, has asked the International Olympic Committee to keep in mind North Korea's abductions of Japanese nationals while working on the reclusive country's possible participation in the games. "I hope the IOC will ...
"In accordance with the basic policy, the Cabinet will come together and proceed with preparations so that the abdication and enthronement will be held smoothly while the Japanese people celebrate the occasions," Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was quoted as telling his ministers, according to Chief ...
In defiance of international protests, Japanese whaling vessels returned to port with another 333 minke whales on Saturday after its months-long hunt in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary in Antarctic waters. According to the Japanese Institute of Cetacean Research, among the whales collected, ...
Traditionally, Japanese homes were demolished and rebuilt every 20 to 30 years, to implement improved earthquake-safety technology, to provide jobs for government-favored construction companies or simply because Japanese people demanded nice new houses. As a result, there are relatively few ...
“We had a lot of images to include and the CRA thought there were too many images — or they used that excuse to say, 'Why are you putting a Japanese internment there, Japanese people don't want to be reminded of such a sad chapter in their history,'” Carrasco said. “I just laughed. I go, 'None of you ...
“It's extremely important to gain understanding from a wide range of Japanese people by introducing casino restrictions in the world's best standards,” the Komeito draft said, according to the news outlet. Both LDP and Komeito have been drafting their respective positions before they deliberate on new rules ...
Such national mentality of the Japanese people is reflected in a positive way in devotion to ones' job. However, this is also the reason why Japanese people are said to be not very good at producing outstanding innovation. Working as a member of an organization in cooperating with each other workers ...
By Ayako Hirayama / Japan News Staff WriterRika Yajima feared that many Japanese people were living their lives “without encountering Japan,” so she decided to provide an outlet to develop and promote Japanese traditions. Despite being born and raised in Japan, Yajima said Japanese culture felt ...
On March 3, I joined several dozen other aspiring denizens of the kingdom of Wakanda at Toho Cinemas in Roppongi Hills for a “Black Panther” viewing party, hosted by a talented Jamaican songstress named Monique Dehaney. There we were, this mass of blackness — of the like I'm sure many of the ...
We interrupt your day to ask you a very important question: Have you seen these long cats? Cats are always bringing us joy, particularly when it comes to social media trends. This time around in excellent cat-related trends: Long cats. Holding up cats to see how long they truly are is not a new phenomenon ...
Other films about the Filipino and Japanese people will be in April and May. Show times are about 6:30 p.m., depending upon the sunset as all screenings will be outdoors. The following is the schedule of films and locations: Keahualaka, A Door to Hawaiian Spirituality. Ka 'Imi Nau 'auao o Hawaii Nei ...

The sixth annual kite-flying event in Khan Younis highlights the strong ties between the Japanese people and Palestine refugees in Gaza and reminds of both people's strength and resilience. On 8 March, International Women's Day (IWD) was celebrated globally under the theme “Time is now: Rural and ...
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan said on Friday that South Korean President Moon Jae-in promised Japan's prime minister help to resolve the issue of Japanese abducted by North Korea and agreed to keep maximum pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programmes. Japanese Prime Minister ...
Japan is known around the world for the phenomenon of karōshi, or “death by overwork.” The physical or mental demands of excessive overtime and insufficient rest can lead to employees passing away from heart attacks and strokes or taking their own lives. With this in mind, how do Japanese people feel ...
The initiative is designed as a preservation program that studies, preserves, and interprets the time during which Japanese people were incarcerated during the World War II. The purpose of the program, according to their website, is to "identify, research, evaluate, interpret, protect, restore, repair, and ...
Plummeting birth rates and a steady rise in the average age at which Japanese people die have not only led to Japan's population falling by just over 1% since 2010 to 126 million, but has also left the government facing rising social-security costs to support an ageing population. And with the number of ...
Trump's Bizarre Story About Japanese People Dropping Bowling Balls on Cars Left Everyone Confused. "They take a bowling ball from 20 feet up in the air and they drop it on the hood of the car," the president said. By Cody Fenwick / AlterNet. March 15, 2018, 3:42 PM GMT. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook ...
"We would like to enhance casual conversation between foreigners," says Yumiko Shinohara, who developed the device. "Especially, for Japanese [people], it is very hard to say hi to foreigners. Sometimes Japanese [people] feel very nervous when speaking to foreigners, so we would like to provide some ...
... these mutation-rich regions of DNA. After Browning had isolated the ancient DNA, she then used the reference genomes of Denisovans and Neanderthals to establish where it came from. She found that some East Asians carry Denisovan DNA, especially Han Chinese, Chinese Dai and Japanese people ...
In a vicious cycle, houses are expected to depreciate and are therefore not maintained, so second-hand homes are often dingy and depressing. Japanese people also shun wake-ari bukken, buildings “stigmatised” because, say, a former resident committed suicide there or a cult resides nearby. “In Japan ...
Still … those Japanese-people puppets. And the largely non-Asian voice cast (Yoko Ono was one of a few exceptions, and an extremely Andersonian one at that). American cinema, from schlocky action to critical-darling indies, still has a long way to go when it comes to depicting -- or not depicting, as ...
Not only did they enjoy the beautiful scenery and facilities during their visit, Pabalan said they also appreciated Japanese culture, adding that it was “very strong” among the Japanese people. She said “the people are very respectful and their places are very clean.” Camacho said although Japanese culture ...
"I like to host and feed guests and hope I can introduce Turkish culture to local Japanese people by teaching our country's traditional food recipes," she said, adding that it is the reason she became a member of the Tadaku online home cooking hosting service. The website matches foreign residents and ...
Japanese people tend to take great pride in their work, and the process of performing a task often matters just as much as the outcome. At the same time, Japanese workers might take too much pride in their jobs, seeing as "death from overwork" is becoming a growing problem in the country.
Americans celebrate Valentine's Day each year on February 14. Images of hearts are everywhere, as are red roses and boxes of chocolates to give to that special person. You could say that “love is in the air.” Many other countries celebrate Valentine's Day, too, each in their own way. Here is a look at four ...
Japan's lonely deaths: A growing industry is now devoted to cleaning up after Japanese people dying alone. As family dynamics change in the country, more people are living by themselves. Anna Fifield reports on the grim fallout. Anna Fifield; Tuesday 30 January 2018 16:45 GMT ...
Cash is still king in Japan, and that means the central bank doesn't see a need to mint a digital currency for now, according to the head of the FinTech Center at the Bank of Japan. “We aren't at the stage of considering issuing a digital currency because there is no demand,” said Yuko Kawai, the head of the ...
However, they did isolate MRSA from 16 (30.1%) of the veterinarians tested. This compares to a nasal MRSA colonization in healthy Japanese people of 1.4%. Ten of the 16 strains were classified as SCCmec type II-ST5, which was the same classification as all nine strains isolated from the infected horses.
As many as 10,000 businesses in Japan are thought to accept bitcoin, and bitFlyer, the country's main bitcoin exchange, saw its user base pass the 1 million mark in November. Many Japanese people, especially younger investors, have been seduced by the idea of strong profits as the economy has seen ...
“In the past few years, the number of Japanese people living in Siem Reap province has been increasing. The provision of consular services for Japanese people living here for the short and long term has become an important task, so we opened the consular office in the province,” he said. He said the ...
Kawasaki: There was a putrid smell emanating from the apartment. There was an obvious brown stain on the futon where the body had been. The futon, the clothes, the newspapers and horse-racing stubs were covered with maggots and flies. Still, if the man had died in the summer and rotted for months in ...
Although it's not unheard of to eat a banana peel (at least outside of the United States), there's a new version of fruit that may make eating peels much more common. A modified banana which features an edible peel was developed by farmers in Japan. They named it the “Mongee Banana,” which is slang ...
Tyga Doesn't Think His New Album Cover Art Disrespects Japanese People. Carl Samson. By Carl Samson. Posted on January 25, 2018. tyga album cover art. Share. Tweet. Share. Share. Email · Comments · Tyga defended the cover of his upcoming album called “Kyoto,” which came under fire for its apparent disrespect ...
On social media, Japanese people have reacted to the book in a number of ways. People have called on Sasaki to stop commuting by train if she's bothered by the harassment, or to "quit bragging" because the groping comes as a result of complicit seduction. Others have claimed the harassment is a ...
The lecturer in Japanese at the university said she was inspired to create the centre, and strengthen local ties with Japan, through the story of the late Fr Glynn. She met his brother, Fr Paul Glynn, at a church service for Japanese people at the Lismore Cathedral in the late 1990s, which she attended after ...
“In Japan, we almost only contain Japanese people but in the United States, people are from everywhere and there is opportunity for everyone,” said Japanese Consul General for Takashi Shinozuka who is based in Atlanta. This was Shinozuka's second time visiting Auburn. Shinozuka compared his ...
So many Japanese people die alone, there's an industry devoted to cleaning up after them. Every country has elderly people, but none experiences 'lonely deaths' quite like Japan, where over a quarter of the population is over 65. Washington Post. Published on: January 24, 2018 | Last Updated: January 24, 2018 2:05 PM ...
Japanese people have at least four different words for “space,” most of them quite different than their English equivalent. Instead of being about the built environment, the Japanese words for space center on the interactions and relationships among people. Of the four terms that reflect an aspect of space, ...
Hikikomori is a psychological condition which makes people shut themselves off from society, often staying in their houses for months on end. There are at least half a million of them in Japan. It was once thought of as a young person's condition, but sufferers are getting older and staying locked away for ...
Japanese people tend to blame themselves.” Almost 60 percent of all suicides in Japan take place at home. The government does not provide detailed statistics on individual spots where they occur, but Yamanashi Prefecture, which includes Aokigahara Forest, has the fifth highest rate of suicide in Japan.
Shinzo Abe's critics often suggest that the Japanese prime minister has yet to tackle serious structural reforms. They are quite wrong. Abe has been advocating and embracing structural reform ever since he took office in 2012. Reforms in corporate governance, agriculture cooperatives and labor markets ...
In addition, the number of Japanese people visiting South Korea has mostly declined since 2012. The Japanese side will continue to ask for the South Korean government to steadily implement the accord. If the Moon administration shows a negative response, Japan will likely decline South Korea's ...
Although the share of yen trades rose after that, we estimate that this was due in part to overseas investors moving in as a result of the cryptocurrency clampdown by the Chinese government, and in our estimates below we assume 3.7mn Bitcoin held by Japanese people. According to a 27 December 2017 ...
Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Fewer Americans view North Korea's nuclear program as a threat to their country than Japanese people do, a joint opinion poll by Japanese and U.S. groups showed Thursday. The proportion of Japanese respondents who answered North Korea should not be accepted as a ...


 

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