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HIROSHIMA

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JAPAN
Jul 14, 2021
IOC chief Thomas Bach to visit Hiroshima despite calls for cancellation
Civic groups argue that the visit is politically motivated — taking advantage of a city that promotes world peace and thus 'dishonoring' survivors of the bombing.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
Jul 5, 2021
Accident that paralyzed woman in Hiroshima highlights high bar for 'dangerous driving'
Dangerous driving resulting in death or injury became a criminal offense in 2001 in response to a series of tragic traffic accidents.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 4, 2021
Rookie Masashi Ito pitches front-running Tigers past Carp
Ito (5-4) allowed four hits, walked two and hit a batter while striking out two on a rainy Saturday at Mazda Stadium.
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JAPAN
Jun 27, 2021
IOC chief and Olympic No. 2 eye visits to Hiroshima and Nagasaki next month
With the planned visit to the two atomic-bombed cities, the two IOC leaders are likely to call for promoting peace as questions linger over holding the Tokyo Games amid the pandemic.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 16, 2021
Carp stop Lions to put Central League on top in interleague
The result ensured that the CL would beat the rival Pacific League in the annual interleague standings for the first time since 2009.
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CULTURE
Jun 3, 2021
Exhibition commemorating Japanese A-bomb sites opens in Australia
The displays include one of four paper cranes made by U.S. President Barack Obama on his visit to Hiroshima in 2016.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
May 31, 2021
Japan citizens' groups take on 'period poverty' as municipalities shy away
A survey in the Chugoku region has found an alarming lack of support from local municipalities for handing out sanitary products.
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JAPAN / Science & Health
May 27, 2021
Japan to extend COVID-19 state of emergency to June 20, official says
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga told reporters the government will consult with an expert panel on Friday on the extension.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / The week in NPB
May 24, 2021
Pacific League clubs likely looking forward to return of interleague play
If Pacific League fans and teams look happier and more upbeat than usual, it's probably because it's that time of year again.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 16, 2021
Tougher COVID-19 steps begin in six prefectures amid virus surge
Hokkaido, Okayama and Hiroshima prefectures joined the state of emergency, while quasi-emergency measures were expanded to Gunma, Ishikawa and Kumamoto prefectures.
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BUSINESS / Economy
May 15, 2021
Businesses hope tougher COVID-19 measures will speed return to normal
Some businesses have lamented the delay in implementing the new restrictions, criticizing the central government for a lack of foresight.
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JAPAN
May 14, 2021
Japan expands and extends emergency measures as cases rise across the nation
Japan officially adds Hokkaido, Okayama and Hiroshima prefectures to the state of emergency now covering Tokyo, Osaka and four other prefectures.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 5, 2021
Angel Sanchez steers Giants to victory over Carp
Angel Sanchez tossed seven shutout innings and Hiroyuki Nakajima drove in the decisive run as the Yomiuri Giants subdued the Hiroshima Carp 4-0 in the Central League on Wednesday.
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CULTURE / Art
May 2, 2021
Japanese gallery to restore famous A-bomb paintings for first time
The set of 15 works titled 'The Hiroshima Panels' by the late Iri and Toshi Maruki, who were nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1995, have severely deteriorated.
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JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
May 2, 2021
Japan Times 1921: Crown Prince urges peace for world
While on tour in Europe a century ago, the man who would become Emperor Hirohito delivers a speech on world peace.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 30, 2021
Four year prison term sought for ex-justice minister over vote buying
The trial is expected to conclude after the defense counsel's closing argument slated for May 18, with a ruling possibly to be given as early as June.
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JAPAN / Politics / ANALYSIS
Apr 26, 2021
LDP’s triple by-election loss a long-term worry for Suga
Opposition victory in Hiroshima could fuel further questions about a vote-buying scandal there, with any revelations having a knock-on effect on September's LDP presidential race.
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BUSINESS / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
Apr 26, 2021
Japan's golf courses enjoy boost amid pandemic
Visitors to Chugoku's 109 courses topped 370,000 in March, an eight-year high for that month
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JAPAN / Politics
Apr 26, 2021
Opposition sweeps three Diet seats, dealing heavy blow to Suga
Defeats in the first national contests since Suga took office are sure to raise questions about the PM's leadership.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / The week in NPB
Apr 19, 2021
Carter Stewart Jr. takes important first step in NPB
Stewart's day wasn't groundbreaking, but his career path might be.

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