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COMMUNICATION CUES

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May 30, 2016
Cool Biz energy-saving campaign kicks off
The government has kicked off its annual Cool Biz campaign, during which workers are encouraged to dress more casually to help reduce energy use.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
May 23, 2016
Tokyo 2020 Olympics finally get new logo
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizing committee unveils a new logo to replace the original choice, which was scrapped over a plagiarism scandal.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
May 16, 2016
Government guesthouse in Tokyo opens year-round
Akasaka Palace, a state guesthouse in Tokyo, is now open to the public throughout the year.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
May 9, 2016
Tokyo cat cafe ordered to suspend business
A Tokyo government has a cat cafe in Sumida Ward a 30-day business suspension due to improper management of the animals and poor hygiene.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
May 2, 2016
Natsume Soseki museum in London to close
A museum in London dedicated to Japanese novelist Natsume Soseki plans to close next year due to a decline in visitors.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Apr 25, 2016
Bear-shaped communication tool invented
KDDI Corp. has developed a communication tool in the shape of a teddy bear for use by young children and grandparents living apart from each other.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Apr 18, 2016
Hokkaido shinkansen line opens
The shinkansen line directly linking Hokkaido with Tokyo officially opened March 26, promising shorter travel times and introducing slick new carriages.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Apr 11, 2016
Google's artificial intelligence program defeats go master
The Google artificial intelligence program AlphaGo has defeated South Korean go grandmaster Lee Se-dol in a historic tournament in Seoul.
LIFE / Language
Apr 4, 2016
Pizza may get listed on UNESCO's menu
Sample newspaper article
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Mar 28, 2016
Farmer fells famed Hokkaido 'Philosophy Tree'
A lone tree in central Hokkaido that served as one of the main photo spots in the area has been cut down due to its worsening condition and the bad manners of tourists to the site.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Mar 21, 2016
'Konmari' decluttering book finally tops U.S. best-seller list
The English version of a Japanese book on how to declutter rooms has topped U.S. newspaper USA Today's weekly best-seller list.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Mar 14, 2016
Japanese like the look of life in Nagano
Nagano Prefecture is the place that Japanese would most like to move to if they were to relocate to the countryside, a survey shows.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Mar 7, 2016
Manga and anime goods store opens in Bangkok
An estimated 400 customers lined up in Bangkok for the opening of the first Thai branch of Animate, a Japanese manga and animation goods store.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Feb 29, 2016
Bid for world heritage status for Christian sites retracted
The government has decided to retract its recommendation to UNESCO that a slew of churches and other Christian sites be listed as World Heritage sites.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Feb 22, 2016
Password hacks as simple as 1-2-3-4-5-6
Even after tens of millions of people had their online accounts hacked, many Internet users still rely on easy-to-guess passwords.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Feb 15, 2016
SMAP's 2003 single tops chart
An old CD single by SMAP returned to No. 1 in the charts as fans alarmed by news of the group's apparently imminent breakup launched a campaign to show their support for the group.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Feb 8, 2016
Japan tourism record broken in 2015
A record 19.73 million foreigners visited Japan in 2015, a 47.3 percent increase over the total for 2014.
Japan Times
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Feb 1, 2016
'Hunk' Nagoya gorilla stars in recruitment drive
A famous gorilla in Nagoya is starring in a video to promote the city's municipal job recruitment effort.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Jan 25, 2016
Latest 'Star Wars' makes biggest global debut
The new 'Star Wars' movie has set a global opening weekend box-office record, smashing past the previous holder, 'Jurassic World.'
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Jan 18, 2016
China to build biggest cloning factory
The world's largest animal cloning factory is under construction in the northern port city of Tianjin

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