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Japan took to its traditional garment for this movement for world peace.
The kimono, Japan’s traditional garment, is a well-known symbol of the country. The carefully crafted article of clothing has spanned centuries and carries a huge cultural importance, especially when it comes to nationhood and unity. While it may not be something anyone would ...
Uh oh.
It is an Olympic tradition for winning Olympians to bite their gold medal. But a sacrilege when someone else does it. The Japanese mayor of Nagoya, Takashi Kawamura, learned this lesson the hard way when he bit the gold medal as he posed ...
Thanks to COVID-19.
The Tokyo Olympics 2020 is going to cost Japan billions. Not only is it the most expensive Olympics to ever be held, it’s also taking place behind closed doors, meaning revenues are going to take an even worse hit.Due to a one-year ...
The issue is urgent as thee Japanese-Filipinos are approaching their twilight years.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in the Philippines has documented 3,836 persons of Japanese descent (PJDs) in the Philippines and has urged the governments of both countries to act swiftly to grant them citizenship. According to the UN report, PJDs are ...
His archrival is favored to replace him, according to media surveys.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed his intention to step down due to his declining health, according to reports Friday by NHK and other Japanese media.Top Story: 8 Filipino Actors Who Married Into High SocietyThe Prime Minister's Office said the report could ...
Good idea? Bad idea?
We’re learning a lot about how we work because of the pandemic. Lesson No. 1: We can do almost everything from home. Lesson No. 2: We can do all these things better while dressed in PJs. Lesson No. 4: We don’t need The Boss ...
Yokohama builds world’s biggest humanoid robot.
In the port city of Yokohama, Japan you'll find the world’s largest humanoid robot that walks. Yes, the 60-foot (18-meter) Gundam robot actually moves. As we reported earlier this year, the 25-ton walking robot is scheduled to be unveiled this October.  This Gundam shouldn’t be ...
The country has allocated a budget of $12.5 billion to revive its tourism sector.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shake the entire world, travel has been mandatorily put on pause. But as countries slowly reopen their cities and hold on to the hope of recovering, Japan is making a move in an effort to breathe new life ...
The Prime Minister also expanded the state of emergency to the entire country.
The Japanese government is handing out 100,000 yen (around P48,000) to every single one of its citizens to help them cope with the onslaught of the coronavirus in the hard-hit nation.According to Nikkei Asian Review, the original proposal was to give 300,000 ...
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