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CULTURE / Art / Longform
Feb 13, 2023
Museums in Japan adjust to life after COVID-19
The country’s cultural spaces are looking to rethink their role in society as they face an uncertain future due to increased competition and an aging population.
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JAPAN / History
Dec 23, 2021
Takashi Hara: The commoner who lost his life leading Japan
On the 100th anniversary of the prime minister's assassination in Tokyo, we examine the peace-loving global aspirations of a man who coveted self-determination over succession.
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SOCCER
Dec 17, 2021
Junya Ito scores third goal of season in Genk win
Junya Ito provided an assist before scoring his third goal of the season as Genk beat Charleroi 4-2 at home in the Belgian top-flight on Thursday.
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JAPAN
May 23, 2021
Iwate zoo grapples with backlash over animal euthanasia program
Zoomo in Iwate Prefecture has drawn criticism with the disclosure of its euthanasia program for sick creatures.
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JAPAN
Feb 24, 2021
Quake-hit bullet trains resume Tokyo-Tohoku services
Since the trains have to slow down on sections of the track that were recently repaired, some journeys will take about an hour longer than normal.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Jan 2, 2021
Have you ever heard of the ‘three great noodles of Morioka’?
Known collectively as the “Morioka sandaimen,” each dish features a noodle with distinct cultural roots.
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JAPAN
Jun 30, 2020
Elephant goes on diet with help from Morioka Zoo visitors
The elephant weighed 3,940 kg as of June 20, but her target weight is 3,600 kg.
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CULTURE / Film
Jun 25, 2020
‘The Modern Lovers’: Tread lightly on this trip down memory lane
In “The Modern Lovers,” Nanami Kawakami lights up the screen as the former flame of a 30-year-old salaryman trying to relive his glory days in Tokyo.
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CULTURE / Music
Apr 9, 2020
Yumiko Morioka: A good time to find refuge in a reissue of her ambient sounds
Yumiko Morioka's first and only album, 1987's 'Resonance,' gets the reissue treatment, allowing fans to hear the musician's ambient sounds once again.
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SOCCER
Sep 30, 2019
Ritsu Doan scores debut goal in PSV's rout of Zwolle
Midfielder Ritsu Doan came off the bench in the second half to score his first goal for PSV Eindhoven in Sunday's 4-0 thrashing of PEC Zwolle in the Dutch first division.
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SOCCER
Sep 1, 2019
Ryota Morioka nets third goal of season for Charleroi
Midfielder Ryota Morioka netted the opener in Charleroi's 4-0 win at Waasland-Beveren on Saturday with his third goal of the young season.
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OLYMPICS
Aug 15, 2019
For Canada's water polo teams, Pan American Games provided valuable testing ground
The Canada water polo national teams have made steady progress since holding training camps last summer in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, according to Justin Oliveira, Water Polo Canada's high performance director.
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BUSINESS / Companies
May 16, 2019
JR East shinkansen ALFA-X prototype hits 320 kph in test run in northeastern Japan
A prototype of Japan's new shinkansen conducted a trial early Thursday, reaching 320 kilometers per hour, the maximum speed for existing shinkansen models.
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SOCCER
Feb 17, 2019
Ryota Morioka nets first goal since joining Charleroi
Midfielder Ryota Morioka scored his first goal since moving to Belgian side Charleroi in the club's 2-1 win over Kortrijk in the first division on Saturday.
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MORE SPORTS
Sep 3, 2018
Canada's national water polo squad forges new bonds during trip to Japan
Half a world away from home, quality competition is a top priority for the Canada men's national water polo team.
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SOCCER
Apr 30, 2018
Ryota Morioka on target as Anderlecht sinks Charleroi
Midfielder Ryota Morioka set up Anderlecht's first goal and scored the second in a 3-1 victory over Charleroi on Sunday in the Belgian Pro League championship playoffs.
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SOCCER
Mar 22, 2018
Midfielder Ryota Morioka could get opportunity in friendly against Mali
With playmakers Shinji Kagawa and Hiroshi Kiyotake sidelined due to injuries, Japan manager Vahid Halilhodzic may call upon Belgium-based midfielder Ryota Morioka to provide attacking spark in Friday's World Cup warm-up against Mali.
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SOCCER
Mar 4, 2018
Anderlecht's Ryota Morioka scores for second game running
Japan midfielder Ryota Morioka scored in his second straight match Saturday to help Anderlecht beat Zulte-Waregem 3-2 for the Belgian first division side's second win in as many games.
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SOCCER
Feb 26, 2018
Ryota Morioka hits double for Anderlecht
Japan midfielder Ryota Morioka scored a brace Sunday to help Anderlecht beat Mouscron 5-3 at home in the Belgian first division.
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SOCCER
Jan 31, 2018
Ryota Morioka joins Belgian champions Anderlecht
Reigning Belgian first division champions Anderlecht announced the acquisition of Japanese midfielder Ryota Morioka from fellow Belgian club Waasland-Beveren on Tuesday.

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