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JAPAN
Apr 3, 2023
Japan to start hosting ministerial meetings in run-up to G7 summit
A total of 15 in-person ministerial gatherings are scheduled across Japan throughout this year.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 30, 2023
Going overboard: The flap over Volodymyr Zelenskyy's wooden paddle gift explained
Only months after the prime minister's son caused a stir over a shopping spree, Kishida is now under fire again for two more minor blunders.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / NPB Preview
Mar 30, 2023
Central League rivals hoping to prevent Swallows three-peat in 2023
Hanshin’s pitching staff has turned run prevention into an art. If the hurlers get more help from the batters, Hanshin can win the pennant.
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JAPAN / Politics
Mar 26, 2023
Mayoral races in six major Japanese cities officially kick off
The mayoral elections, part of the first round of unified local polls next month, are set for April 9.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 24, 2023
Court rejects residents' call to halt Ehime Prefecture nuclear reactor
A High Court rejected local residents' call to halt the operation of an idled Shikoku Electric Power nuclear reactor in Ehime Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 21, 2023
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art reopens after renovations
The building is now equipped with barrier-free bathrooms and nursing rooms to make the museum more accessible.
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SOCCER / J. League
Mar 19, 2023
Tsukasa Shiotani strike sends Sanfrecce past winless Reysol
In the day's other game, Yuya Yamagishi scored two fine goals deep into the nine minutes of stoppage time as Avispa Fukuoka grabbed a dramatic home win over Shonan Bellmare.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 5, 2023
G7 leaders should vow 'no first use' of nuclear weapons, ex-mayor of Hiroshima says
Japan, as host of the G7 summit, can lead efforts to pressure Putin to not use nuclear weapons in his war on Ukraine, but G7 members should 'aim higher,' Tadatoshi Akiba said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 5, 2023
'Barefoot Gen' manga removal from Hiroshima program sparks backlash
The manga, which centers on the life of elementary schooler Gen, is based in part on the experiences of its late creator Keiji Nakazawa.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 5, 2023
International-themed okonomiyaki dishes designed to tempt G7 leaders
The summit provides a 'huge opportunity' for Hiroshima to share its culinary culture to the world, with local groups hoping visitors take the recipes home with them.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 3, 2023
Student, 13, slashes classmate with a knife at Hiroshima school
The attack took place two days after a 17-year-old high school student was arrested on suspicion of stabbing a teacher at a junior high school in Toda, Saitama Prefecture.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
Feb 27, 2023
‘Made in Japan’ jeans from Okayama still evolving, 50 years on
Fully domestic-made jeans were first manufactured in Okayama Prefecture to imitate American clothing, but have developed into unique, luxury products that sell at high prices.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 17, 2023
Paper cranes by A-bomb victim Sadako Sasaki eyed for UNESCO heritage list
Yuji Sasaki, a 52-year-old nephew of Sadako Sasaki, said he hopes to apply next year to have the cranes included on UNESCO's Memory of the World Register.
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SOCCER / J. League
Feb 15, 2023
J. League's 30th season brings legacy and future into focus
The 2023 campaign will be a chance for Japanese soccer officials to celebrate three decades of growth as they chart a course for the league going forward.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 15, 2023
Hiroshima and Nagasaki push for nuclear war focus at G7 summit
The two cities' mayors met with U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel earlier in the day and requested that U.S. President Joe Biden visit Nagasaki.
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JAPAN / Society
Feb 7, 2023
Court rejects damages suit by children of Hiroshima atomic bomb survivors
The ruling came after the Nagasaki District Court dismissed last December a similar suit filed by a group of children of Nagasaki atomic bomb survivors.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
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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