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Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / NET NEWS WATCH
May 28, 2014
Are candid photos of the Imperial couple off limits?
A high school girl in Tochigi Prefecture uploaded to her Twitter account a photo of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, who visited the prefecture on a personal trip, sparking debate on whether or not she should have done it.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health / NET NEWS WATCH
May 13, 2014
Fujitsu harvests low-potassium lettuce grown in semiconductor plant
Electronics maker Fujitsu Ltd. has begun selling low-potassium lettuce, which is grown in a special clean room at its semiconductor plant in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Fukushima Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / NET NEWS WATCH
Apr 28, 2014
AKB48 may be the pop the economy needs: ex-chief cabinet secretary Edano
In Yukio Edano's essay “Popular Songs Change with the Times; Yasushi Akimoto, the AKB strategy and the Japanese Economy,” the Democratic Party of Japan Lower House member of Japan argued that AKB48's business strategy “could be effective for the economy in general.”
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / NET NEWS WATCH
Apr 21, 2014
Where there's smoke . . . there might be adults giving minors cigarettes
The Kanagawa Prefectural Police on Wednesday sent reports to prosecutors on 33 adults on suspicion of allowing minors to drink and smoke.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / NET NEWS WATCH
Apr 15, 2014
The buck stops here: ‘Hunting girls’ on the rise
Here's a new buzzword for you: kari-gaaru (hunting girls).
JAPAN / Media / NET NEWS WATCH
Mar 25, 2014
Mysterious suicide goes unnoticed in police-box restroom
A man was found hanged in an apparent suicide in a police-box restroom in Mie Prefecture on March 20, police said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / NET NEWS WATCH
Mar 20, 2014
Did Japan's hallowed cherry trees actually originate in South Korea?
Did Japan’s hallowed cherry trees actually originate South Korea?

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