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COMMUNICATION CUES

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Nov 7, 2016
Pepper gets to work in Taiwan
Pepper, SoftBank Corp.'s humanoid robot, has started work at a bank and a life insurer in Taiwan.
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Oct 31, 2016
Tokyo University ranked 4th best in Asia
The University of Tokyo ranked 39th in this year's Times Higher Education list, making it the fourth best institution of higher learning in Asia.
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Oct 24, 2016
Tokyo cell scientist gets Nobel prize
Japanese scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi was awarded this year's Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for explaining the processes whereby proteins are degraded and recycled.
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Oct 17, 2016
Paralympic flag handed from Rio to Tokyo
The curtain came down Sept. 18 on the Rio Paralympics, the world's largest event for athletes with disabilities.
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Oct 3, 2016
Hitachi trials humanoid robot at Haneda airport
Hitachi Ltd. has started trials of its EMIEW3 humanoid robot at Tokyo's Haneda airport to aid foreign visitors to Japan.
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Sep 26, 2016
Giant panda is no longer endangered but still vulnerable
The giant panda is off the endangered list thanks to decades of aggressive conservation efforts.
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Sep 19, 2016
Singapore's Zika crisis worsens
With the number of confirmed cases of the Zika virus in Singapore rising, several countries including Japan are advising pregnant women or those trying to conceive to avoid traveling to the country.
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Sep 12, 2016
Pop group SMAP to split up at year's end
Hugely popular boy band SMAP will break up at the end of the year, their management agency has announced.
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Sep 5, 2016
IOC adds five sports for Tokyo Olympics
In a nod to the host nation for the next Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee has approved the addition of 18 events in five sports.
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Aug 22, 2016
Solar plane circles Earth in historic flight
The Solar Impulse 2 plane lands in Abu Dhabi, completing the first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy.
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Aug 15, 2016
Tokyo museum makes World Heritage list
An art museum in Tokyo and 16 other buildings designed by French architect Le Corbusier are to be added to the World Heritage list.
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Aug 8, 2016
Japanese fans flock to 'Pokemon Go'
Nintendo's smartphone game 'Pokemon Go' has finally launched in Japan, the birthplace of the little virtual monsters.
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Aug 1, 2016
Bad news for those who like their coffee piping hot
The World Health Organization has announced that really hot coffee is bad for you.
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Jul 25, 2016
Sashihara wins AKB48 general election
About 30,000 people packed a baseball stadium in Niigata for the annual event to announce the most popular members of the AKB48 family of all-female idol groups.
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Jul 11, 2016
No charges for Hokkaido parents who left son in forest
Police have said they will not file neglect charges against the parents of a 7-year-old boy who was found safe after going missing for six days in a mountain forest in Hokkaido.
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Jul 4, 2016
'Love hotels' may ease Tokyo Olympic lodging shortage
The government has begun promoting the conversion of 'love hotels' into regular hotels to address an expected shortage of accommodation for the the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
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Jun 27, 2016
Visitors to A-bomb museum double
The number of visitors to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum during the last weekend of May, following a historic visit by U.S. President Barack Obama, more than doubled from a year earlier to 13,389, the museum said May 30.
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Jun 20, 2016
Japan to take 150 Syrians as students
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says that Japan will accept 150 Syrians over five years, treating them not as refugees but university students.
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Jun 13, 2016
Healthy aging has little to do with age
When it comes to maintaining health in your older years, age means little and obesity may not be so bad after all.
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Jun 6, 2016
Rakuten chief named in Panama Papers
Rakuten Chairman and CEO Hiroshi Mikitani is named as a shareholder of a company in an offshore tax haven in the Panama Papers.

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