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COMMUNICATION CUES

LIFE / Language
Mar 27, 2017
Yamato Transport considers hiking prices
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Japan Times
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Mar 20, 2017
Premium Friday campaign kicks off
The government-backed Premium Friday campaign encouraging workers to leave the office early once a month has begun.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Mar 13, 2017
Polish woman becomes shogi queen
A Polish woman has become the first foreign female professional shogi player after a victory last month boosted her ranking.
Japan Times
LIFE / Language
Mar 6, 2017
Brussels' Manneken Pis gets his own museum
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LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Feb 27, 2017
Queen Elizabeth II marks record 65 years on throne
Queen Elizabeth II has become the first British monarch to reach the milestone of 65 years on the throne.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Feb 20, 2017
Divorcee marriages hit historic high
About 1 in 4 marriages in the nation involved a divorced person in 2015, the highest ratio since 1952, the earliest year for which data is available.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Feb 13, 2017
Kisenosato becomes Japan's 72nd yokozuna
Kisenosato has been officially promoted to the position of 72nd grand champion in sumo history.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Feb 6, 2017
Eight men hold half of the world's wealth, Oxfam study says
Just eight superrich men own as much wealth as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world's population, according to an analysis by Oxfam.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Jan 30, 2017
Groups call for redefinition of elderly
Japanese aged between 65 and 74 should no longer be classified as elderly because they are physically and mentally much younger than their predecessors were decades ago, according to a proposal.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Jan 23, 2017
Aoyama Gakuin rules the Hakone ekiden again
Aoyama Gakuin University won the Tokyo-Hakone collegiate ekiden road relay for the third straight year on Jan. 3 after completing the two-day race with a lead of more than seven minutes.
Japan Times
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Jan 16, 2017
'Your Name.' becomes China's No. 1 Japanese film
The Japanese anime film “Your Name.” is now the highest-grossing Japanese movie of all time in China.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Jan 9, 2017
Amazon testing cashier-free retail store
Amazon on Dec. 5 unveiled a new kind of retail store, with no cashiers. In the concept store in Seattle, customers start by scanning an app on their smartphones when entering the store, and then they can fill their shopping carts and walk out —- with the costs tallied up and billed on their accounts with the U.S. online giant.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Jan 2, 2017
Nintendo teams up with Universal Studios
Universal Parks & Resorts and Nintendo are joining forces to add Nintendo-themed areas to Universal parks in Orlando, Los Angeles and Osaka, the companies announced on Nov. 29.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Dec 26, 2016
UNESCO heritage list adds 33 festivals
Thirty-three traditional Japanese festivals have been added to UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage list.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Dec 19, 2016
Museum dedicated to Hokusai opens
A museum honoring Katsushika Hokusai, a ukiyo-e artist in the Edo Period, has opened in Tokyo's Sumida Ward.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Dec 12, 2016
'Supermoon' puts on a show
Skygazers were treated to an extra-bright 'supermoon' on Nov. 14, the largest in 68 years.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Dec 5, 2016
AI robot fails to get into Tokyo University
A team of researchers has failed to develop a robot smart enough to get into Japan's top university.
LIFE / Language
Nov 28, 2016
Record 20 million foreign visitors to Japan estimated for year so far
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LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Nov 21, 2016
Pikotaro's 'PPAP' sets Guinness World Record
Comedian Pikotaro's music video 'Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen' has been recognized as the shortest song ever to make the U.S. Billboard Top 100 singles chart.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Nov 14, 2016
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in literature
U.S. music legend Bob Dylan is the first songwriter to win the Nobel Prize in literature in the award's 115-year history.

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Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan