thejapantimes, to Japan
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A Brazilian government panel is set to discuss apologizing for the WWII-era persecution of Japanese immigrants. A group of survivors is seeking an apology for mistreatment and imprisonment, hoping to honor their contributions to Brazilian society. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/05/23/japan/brazil-apology-to-japan-immigrants/

thejapantimes, to Japan
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The mayor of Suzu, Ishikawa Prefecture, stressed the need for the swift demolition of buildings damaged in the Jan. 1 Noto Peninsula earthquake in the prefecture. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/05/23/japan/japan-quake-house-demolition/ #japan #ishikawaearthquake #earthquakes #suzu #masuhiroizumiya

thejapantimes, to Japan
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North Korea continues to focus on achieving qualitative improvements in its nuclear and missile capabilities, according to an early draft of Japan's 2024 defense white paper. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/05/23/japan/politics/japan-defense-paper-north-korea-nukes/

Berasategi, to Japan
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🇯🇵
The temple stands out for its complex architecture and is supported by hundred of pillars.

unseenjapan, to Japan
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Hana and Eri, a lesbian couple in Japan, registered under their local government’s partnership system. However, the two still weren’t treated as equal under the law. On top of that, they say they suffered workplace discrimination over their sexual identity.

https://unseen-japan.com/japan-lgbtq-couple-refugees-canada/

unseenjapan, to Japan
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Officials in Japan are scrambling to pass initiatives to encourage more people to have kids. They range from the thoughtful – such as sponsoring free lunches – to the ridiculous – such as when the government floated spending taxpayer money on AI-driven matchmaking apps.

https://unseen-japan.com/japan-childbirth-free-proposal/

unseenjapan, to Japan
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In a bid to stop overtourism, Yamanashi Prefecture has launched a website and registration system for would-be Mt. Fuji climbers. Learn about the change, where else you can hike Fuji, and what the fees for each trail might be in our latest.

https://buff.ly/4bwGgga

jdmccafferty, to Japan
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22 May 1617: d. St João Baptista Machado SJ, from the Azores, martyred at Omura #Japan #otd

unseenjapan, to Japan
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Hundreds of years before Red Bull, the samurai of the house of Date were drinking a powdered concoction said to replenish a warrior's energy. Learn more about the beverage that may well be Japan's first-ever energy drink.

https://unseen-japan.com/a-forgotten-samurai-energy-drink/

poputchik, to Canada
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How Indians subverted Canada’s racist immigration policy – with a little help from a Japanese firm
https://scroll.in/magazine/1068116/how-indians-subverted-canadas-racist-immigration-policy-with-a-little-help-from-a-japanese-firm

zhhz, to Tokyo
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Fly
I forgot that I took this because there was a bird waling in front of me until just now.

https://goodtalk.cc/posts/2024/0522

#DailyPhoto #Tokyo #Japan #Photography

thejapantimes, to Japan
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For more than two years, the West has trickled weapons and ammunition into Ukraine and imposed financial and trade sanctions on Russia, sometimes with little coordination. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/commentary/2024/05/22/japan/unified-western-ukraine-strategy/ #commentary #japan #russia #ukraine #russiaukrainewar #nato #eu #us #defense

thejapantimes, to Japan
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Iwao Hakamata, who in a rare example is being retried over a 1966 murder case, will be given a verdict on Sept. 26 that could see him finally acquitted more than five decades after he was sentenced to death. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/05/22/japan/crime-legal/hakamata-retrial-ruling-date/ #japan #crimelegal #shizuoka #iwaohakamata #massmurder #falseconvictions #japanesecourts #japanesepolice

researchbuzz, to Japan
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#Japan #Google #Apple #AppStores #smartphones #antitrust #legislation

"A bill submitted by the administration of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida would compel the dominant platforms to allow third parties to launch their own app markets and to offer more payment options, while banning the technology giants from giving preferential treatment to their own products."

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/05/22/tech/smartphone-apps-competition-bill/

thejapantimes, to Japan
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Japan was once a strong player in the field of new drug development, but has fallen behind in recent years. A new proposal hopes to change that by accelerating local efforts. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/05/22/japan/science-health/generic-drugs-supply/ #japan #sciencehealth #drugs #manufacturing #pharmaceuticals #medicine

unseenjapan, to Japan
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ICYMI: Apple's "Crush" ad came off as tone-deaf and dystopian in a time when corporations continue to decimate creative industries brutally. Here's why it earned a particularly disdainful reaction in Japan.

https://unseen-japan.com/apple-crush-ad-japan-reactions/

#japan #unseenjapan #ujwebsite #technology #tech

DavidBHimself, to Japan
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Taxi drivers having a break and enjoying a quick chat by the sea.

thejapantimes, to Japan
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Many Japanese COVID-19 researchers who spoke to the media during the pandemic have been harassed or threatened by the public, a new study has shown. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/05/22/japan/science-health/japan-covid-experts-harassment/ #japan #sciencehealth #covid19 #covid19injapan #harassment #sciencecommunication

thejapantimes, to Japan
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Tokyo said on Wednesday that it had protested “extremely inappropriate remarks” by China’s ambassador to Japan earlier this week, which appeared to insinuate that Japanese people would be “brought into the fire” of conflict over support for self-ruled Taiwan. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/05/22/japan/politics/japan-protest-china-envoy-taiwan-remark/

thejapantimes, to Japan
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The Osaka Prefectural Police have arrested a man on suspicion of stabbing to death a 19-year-old college student, who is believed to have been his girlfriend, in her apartment in the city of Hirakata, Osaka Prefecture. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/05/22/japan/crime-legal/man-arrested-osaka-student-killing/

mikako6, to Bloomscrolling
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you're good at hiding!

#蟻

thejapantimes, to Japan
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A 2-year-old girl died on Tuesday after her neck was caught in a car window in Tokyo’s Nerima Ward, a tragedy that underscores concerns about child safety in vehicles. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/05/22/japan/crime-legal/young-girl-chokes-car-window/ #japan #crimelegal #japanesepolice #children #cars

thejapantimes, to Japan
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All 23 crew members on board the Fukuryu Maru No. 5 while it was about 160 kilometers from the 1954 test site were exposed to radioactive fallout, and the boat's 40-year-old chief radio operator died six months later. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/05/22/japan/society/japan-tuna-port-remembers-1954-bikini-atoll-nuclear-test/

thejapantimes, to Japan
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The brand-new, nearly 9,300-ton lead vessel for Japan's whaling flotilla departed Tuesday on its maiden hunt — heralding a new era for an industry defended by the government as an integral part of Japanese culture. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/05/22/japan/japan-new-whaling-mothership-sets-sail/

chuls, to Osaka
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I would say, pretty much everything I've heard about Japan is true. Like that the big city transforms into a different beast at night. during the day is lovely, but the nights here have a very unique energy, bustling, electric, releasing.

Red signage against the night sky between power lines in dotonbori district in Osaka
Photo of dotonbori signage behind crowds of people in dotonbori district in Osaka
Octopus signage at a takoyaki shop in dotonbori district in Osaka

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