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COMMUNICATION CUES

LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Jan 11, 2016
New Tokyo Olympic stadium design selected
A design by architect Kengo Kuma has been picked as the 2020 Tokyo Olympic main stadium, the government has announced.
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Jan 4, 2016
'Onigirazu' chosen as 2015's top dish
'Onigirazu,' an innovative take on the traditional onigiri rice ball, was chosen as 2015's dish of the year after the sandwich-like rice dish became a sensation.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Dec 28, 2015
Rugby fans flock to Buddha statue in Gifu
A temple in Gifu Prefecture has seen a surge in visitors since a rugby boom led to the discovery that the Buddha statue there resembles full-back Ayumu Goromaru preparing for a kick.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Dec 21, 2015
Germans to spend less on Christmas presents and more on charity amid refugee crisis
Germans are expected to spend less on Christmas presents this year and instead open their wallets to charities as the country faces a record influx of refugees.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Dec 14, 2015
First made-in-Japan passenger jet completes test flight
Japan's first domestically produced passenger jet makes its first test flight, half a century after the country last introduced a new passenger plane.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Dec 7, 2015
Warming may drive 100 million more people into poverty
Global warming could elevate disease, ravage crops and push 100 million more people into poverty unless action is taken to prevent it.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Nov 30, 2015
North Korea to offer flights over capital
North Korea will offer helicopter sightseeing tours of its capital, Pyongyang, tourist agencies have confirmed.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Nov 23, 2015
Processed meat can cause cancer
Eating processed meats raises the risk of colorectal cancer in humans, and red meat is also a likely cause of the disease, World Health Organization experts say.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Nov 16, 2015
Empress Michiko turns 81
Turning 81, Empress Michiko recalled her April trip to Palau to commemorate those who lost their lives there in World War II.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Nov 9, 2015
Physical fitness of elderly is improving
The physical fitness of elderly people in Japan is continuing to improve both for men and women, a survey shows.
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Nov 2, 2015
EU agency declares bugs fine for feasting on
Houseflies, crickets and silkworms can be safe, nutritious and serve as an environmentally friendly alternative to chicken, beef or pork, researchers say.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Oct 26, 2015
Five more sports pushed for Tokyo 2020
Five additional sports have been recommended for inclusion at the 2020 Summer Games.
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Oct 19, 2015
Japanese doctor wins Ig Nobel medicine prize for kissing study
A Japanese doctor won this year's Ig Nobel medicine prize for a study that revealed kissing could reduce allergic reactions in humans.
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Oct 5, 2015
Fish oils no help for mental decline
Fish oil supplements do not protect against mental decline despite common belief, a study says.
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Sep 28, 2015
Santa Claus is spared bankruptcy
Finland's Santa Claus Office avoided bankruptcy thanks to the help of a new owner.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Sep 21, 2015
Fast Retailing to introduce four-day workweek
Fast Retailing Co. will introduce a new system to allow employees at its Uniqlo casual clothing stores to take three days off a week.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Sep 14, 2015
Record number of heatstroke victims hospitalized
More than 24,000 people in Japan were transported to hospitals in July due to heatstroke, a record for the month.
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Sep 7, 2015
Nuclear disasters affect mental health more
People caught up in nuclear disasters are more likely to suffer severe psychological disorders than harm from radiation, scientists say.
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Aug 31, 2015
India to be world's most populous country
India is set to overtake China and become the world's most populous country in less than a decade — six years sooner than previously forecast, the United Nations said on July 29.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Aug 24, 2015
One in 4 foreign tourists visit national parks
About 25 percent of the approximately 10 million foreigners who traveled to Japan in 2013 visited national parks to experience the nation's areas of outstanding natural beauty.

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