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ALCOHOL

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COMMENTARY / World
Aug 24, 2022
A 'sober-curious' generation leaves Japan with a hangover
Should the tax arm of the government be encouraging people to drink, even in moderation?
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LIFE / Food & Drink / THE RECIPE BOX
Aug 21, 2022
Recipe: Mojito sin mint
Ditch the mint and throw some shiso into your mojito for a Japanese twist on the classic summer cocktail.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 18, 2022
Brewer Asahi set to raise prices to battle increase in costs
Asahi, along with other Japanese retailers have been facing pressure to raise prices for the first time in decades.
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JAPAN
Aug 18, 2022
Japan tax agency’s pro-drinking campaign sparks backlash
The tax agency's 'Sake Viva!” idea competition, which is seeking business plans to help 'revitalize” the liquor industry, was launched in July and gained traction on Twitter this week.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 16, 2022
Major Japanese beer-makers log higher revenue in January-June period
Suntory Holdings saw its revenue increase 15.2% to u00a51.373 trillion, while Asahi Group Holdings' revenue rose 11.4% to u00a51.151 trillion.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Aug 14, 2022
Subterranean sake: Cave aging Japan’s national drink
Sake isn't usually aged. When it is, though, it's virtually never done over years in repurposed underground caverns.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / New Wine Frontier
Aug 7, 2022
A new wine legend sprouts from the land of the gods
Chief vintner Norio Abe wasn't interested in wine — until an order he couldn't refuse and a few years in the fields convinced him he had much more than a spark of talent.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Aug 7, 2022
Sip on sake’s unfiltered kin at Heiwa Shuzo’s new brewpub
Even from across the bar, there's no mistaking a bottle of milky doburoku for sake, its refined counterpart.
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BUSINESS
Aug 2, 2022
Liquor tax revenue dives in Japan amid pandemic
Both the size of the fall and the rate of decrease were the largest in 31 years since the impact of a drastic revision of the Liquor Tax Law in fiscal 1989.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 1, 2022
Kirin turns to health care as beer business draws scrutiny
Kirin aims to generate u00a5500 billion ($3.8 billion) in health care sales over the next decade.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / THE RECIPE BOX
Jul 17, 2022
Recipe: Barley tea highball
Whiskey and sweet. Gin and Earl Grey. Mugi-cha and mugi-shu014dchu016b?
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Jun 19, 2022
Recipe: Ume fizz cocktail
With a pedigree dating back to 1876, the classic gin fizz is in dire need of a modern update.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Jun 13, 2022
Breathalyzers in short supply in Japan amid stricter rules for work drivers
Although alcohol checks can be done visually for the time being, companies that use a certain number of noncommercial vehicles will be required to use breathalyzers starting in October.
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LIFE / Lifestyle
Apr 30, 2022
A glass half-full approach that is helping alcoholics to quit
Instead of pressuring patients to quit drinking right away, doctors at the hospital set a target with their patients to reduce their alcohol consumption.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Apr 12, 2022
Sake springs eternal at Yumegokoro Shuzo
Welcome in the season with warmer weather, longer days and sake as fresh as a sea breeze.
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WORLD
Apr 11, 2022
The mysterious man who built (and then lost) Little Tokyo
The cluster of these Japanese-style businesses on Stuyvesant Street came together organically over many years. Japan Village emerged nearly all at once.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / New Wine Frontier
Apr 2, 2022
Minakata Jozo: Seeding renewal in rural Japan
Nobuari Soga 'started farming to be close to nature's blessings.' He soon discovered he could also express himself through the art of winemaking and was hooked.
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LIFE / Lifestyle
Apr 2, 2022
Does moderate drinking protect your heart? A genetic study offers a new answer.
The risk of heart disease is small if people have an average of seven drinks a week when compared with none. But it increases quickly as the level of alcohol consumption rises.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 25, 2022
Drunken driver sentenced to 14 years in prison over deaths of two children
The Chiba District Court found Hiroshi Umezawa guilty of driving under the influence of alcohol when he crashed into a group of children heading home from school.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Mar 16, 2022
Master brewer teaches tradition to rivals and sake brewer heirs
Technologies are all made public sooner or later, perhaps the free flow of information will encourage a better flow of sake.

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