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JAPAN
Jan 30, 2023
Tokyo police and tech firms hold cyberattack response drill ahead of G7
With the drill, the Metropolitan Police Department aims to strengthen ties and increase vigilance against cyberattacks.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
Jan 30, 2023
Metaverse increasingly being used for education in Hiroshima
To cope with the increase of students being absent from school, the board of education of Hiroshima Prefecture has introduced metaverse-related activities as a learning option.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 23, 2023
Group behind string of robberies in Kanto also thought to have targeted western prefectures
Police believe the crimes committed in six prefectures in eastern Japan may be linked to three other cases, including one in Hiroshima.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jan 19, 2023
Japan planning for G7 leaders to visit UNESCO shrine during Hiroshima summit
The plan emerged as the government of Kishida, who represents a constituency in the city of Hiroshima, aims to raise the international profile of other tourist spots in the prefecture.
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JAPAN
Jan 18, 2023
MSDF chief apologizes for destroyer navigation incident
The MSDF will investigate whether there were human errors in operations, including recognizing shallow water and setting the destroyer's route.
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JAPAN
Jan 5, 2023
Japan sets up countdown board for G7 Hiroshima summit
A kickoff ceremony for the countdown was attended by Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, who aims to build momentum for the May 19 to 20 summit.
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JAPAN
Jan 4, 2023
Wage hikes and steps toward a nuke-free world top Kishida’s 2023 goals
Speaking at a news conference in Mie Prefecture, the prime minister also mentioned the possibility of a general election before a defense-related tax hike goes into effect.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jan 1, 2023
Kishida pledges that Japan will play leading role in diplomacy in new year
Japan will host of the Group of Seven summit in Hiroshima and serve as a nonpermanent U.N. Security Council member this year.
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JAPAN
Dec 23, 2022
Heavy snow falls across Japan, breaking records in western cities
The weather agency warned of traffic disruptions, blizzard conditions and high waves.
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JAPAN
Dec 21, 2022
Japan arranging visit for G7 leaders to Hiroshima atomic bomb museum
Japan is scheduled to host the G7 summit for three days through May 21 next year in Hiroshima, which was destroyed by a U.S. atomic bomb in August 1945.
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JAPAN
Dec 21, 2022
Japan and U.S. eyeing Biden visit to Nagasaki in 2023
The G7 summit, to be held from May 19 to 21, will be hosted by Kishida, who represents a constituency in Hiroshima.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
Dec 12, 2022
Hiroshima stepping up preparations to host G7 summit
Works include repairs to roads and new road lighting, which comes following the securing in September of a u00a51.68 billion supplementary budget.
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JAPAN
Dec 11, 2022
Kishida aims for nuclear abolition talks at Hiroshima G7 summit
Realizing a world without nuclear weapons is a primary goal for the prime minister, whose district is in Hiroshima.
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JAPAN
Dec 10, 2022
Kishida and Obama call for nuke-free world in separate messages to Hiroshima forum
Their messages come amid Russian threats to use nuclear weapons in the war in Ukraine and North Korea's rapid pace of missile tests.
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JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
Dec 4, 2022
Japan Times 1997: 160 nations adopt Kyoto Protocol
Environmental concerns hit the front pages of newspapers in 1997, with the adoption of the Kyoto Protocol, and 1922, when residents tried to appease an 'angry tree.'
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LIFE / Food & Drink / Destination Restaurants
Dec 4, 2022
At Akai, tranquil dining without distractions
Minutes from the sacred island of Miyajima, chef Kenji Akai's cuisine showcases its own divine simplicity.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 14, 2022
Buffaloes and Swallows dominate 2022 Golden Glove selections
The pennant-winning Tokyo Yakult Swallows, who fell to the Buffaloes in the Japan Series, led the Central League with three selections.
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JAPAN / History / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
Nov 14, 2022
Newly found papers show lives of German prisoners of war in Hiroshima
Researchers say the records — rediscovered a century after the facility closed — are first-class materials that depict the character of the POWs and how they interacted with Japanese people.
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SOCCER / J. League
Oct 22, 2022
Sanfrecce stuns Cerezo with Pieros Sotiriou double to win Levain Cup
A pair of late second-half goals by the Cypriot striker gave Sanfrecce its first-ever cup title after a total of eight runner-up finishes in Japan's two marquee club tournaments.
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SOCCER / J. League
Oct 22, 2022
Former Reysol star and Japan international Masato Kudo dies at 32
The Tegevajaro Miyazaki striker, who won Japan's three major club titles with Kashiwa Reysol between 2011 and 2013, underwent surgery earlier this month to treat fluid buildup in his brain.

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