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  • Swimming Australia to retain April trials for Dolphins after world champs delay K年1月27日 E4時49分 WAtoday Swimming Australia will retain its April selection trials in Adelaide amid a global reshuffle in aquatic sport following the postponement of the FINA World Championships, which had been scheduled for May in Japan. What would have been a mammoth year for …
  • White Sox sign Cuban outfielder Oscar Colás, one of top available international free agents K年1月26日 E4時35分 CBS New York The Chicago White Sox have signed Cuban outfielder Oscar Colás, one of the top available international free agents in this year's class. The club announced the signing on Tuesday, and the Associated Press reports that Colás' signing bonus is $2.7 …
  • Tokyo reports 14,086 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 71,620 K年1月26日 E9時18分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Wednesday reported 14,086 new coronavirus cases, up 1,273 from Tuesday and up 6,709 from last Wednesday. By age group, 3,225 cases were in their 20s, 2,442 in their 30s and 2,213 in their 40s, while 1,600 were aged …
  • Perissinotto, e comporre“Ti immagini nell'eventualita che sinon potrebbe contivare snza ferilizzanti ed diserbanti ad esempio vergogna? K年1月26日 E8時01分 MENAFN (MENAFN- Ameliorate Solutions) Perissinotto, e comporre“Ti immagini nell'eventualita che sinon potrebbe contivare snza ferilizzanti ed diserbanti ad esempio vergogna? per essere per composizione, la vanillina e comprensibilmente prodotta per“fine …
  • 'CULTURE GATE to JAPAN'' K年1月26日 E3時07分 MENAFN (MENAFN- PR Newswire) TOKYO, Jan. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan, launched an innovative cultural promotion project called 'CULTURE GATE to JAPAN' at Haneda airport and the Tokyo International …
  • Japan moves to focus resources on severe COVID-19 patients K年1月25日 E5時34分 Japan Times The rapid rise in omicron cases has prompted moves to concentrate medical resources on severely ill patients, amid worries that the health care system will once again be put under dire strain. The development comes on top of the expected expansion of quasi …
  • Amber fossil reveals new clues about ancient cockroach ecology K年1月25日 E2時43分 PhysOrg Researchers at Hokkaido University have revealed new insights into an extinct cockroach species by studying the sensory organs of a specimen preserved in the fossilized tree resin known as amber. Their findings, which were published in the journal The …
  • Fukuoka mayor says world championships will be postponed again K年1月25日 E9時17分 Channel News Asia :The FINA world swimming championships, due to be held in Fukuoka in May, will be postponed until next year, the Japanese city's major has said. The competition, which was originally slated for 2021 but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and …
  • Tokyo reports 12,813 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 62,612 K年1月25日 E8時32分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Tuesday reported 12,813 new coronavirus cases, up 4,310 from Monday and up 7,628 from last Tuesday. By age group, 3,126 cases were in their 20s, 2,257 in their 30s and 1,876 in their 40s, while 1,463 were aged between …
  • World aquatics championships in Fukuoka postponed again to 2023 K年1月25日 E3時50分 Japan Today The world aquatics championships in May in Fukuoka have been postponed for the second time by the International Swimming Federation following cancellations around the world of qualifiers due to COVID-19, the city said Monday. The tournament was originally …
  • Japan to expand COVID quasi-emergency to 34 of 47 prefectures K年1月25日 E3時50分 Japan Today Japan is set to expand a COVID-19 quasi-state of emergency to 34 of the nation's 47 prefectures as Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Monday he plans to add 18 more areas to cope with a recent Omicron strain-driven spike in coronavirus cases. The …
  • As omicron spreads in Japan, business continuity plans come into focus K年1月25日 E12時12分 Japan Times As daily COVID-19 cases break new records every day in Japan, concern is growing that day-to-day business operations — in sectors from health care to railways — could become paralyzed if more workers become absent from either being infected with the virus …
  • FINA postpones Fukuoka-hosted 2022 World Championships because of COVID-19 K年1月24日 E7時14分 TASS MOSCOW, January 24. /TASS/. The 2022 World Championships in Fukuoka, Japan have been postponed to 2023 because of COVID-19, President of the Russian Swimming Federation, and member of the Bureau of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) …
  • FINA World Championships postponed again K年1月24日 E1時53分 Big News Network TOKYO, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- The rescheduled FINA World Championships in Japan's Fukuoka will be postponed again until July 2023, it was announced on Monday. "FINA contacted me early last Saturday and said that it had agreed to postpone the FINA …
  • Tokyo reports 8,503 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 44,810 K年1月24日 E9時47分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Monday reported 8,503 new coronavirus cases, down 965 from Sunday and up 4,784 from last Monday. By age group, 2,248 cases were in their 20s, 1,456 in their 30s and 1,222 in their 40s, while 1,001 were aged between 10 …
  • PCG officers get acquainted with new vessel ordered from Japan K年1月24日 E7時27分 Manila Bulletin Officers and personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) that will handle the Japan-made 97-meter Multi-Role Response Vessel (MRRV) got their “crash course” in handling the ship after a successful tour of the Patrol Vessel (PV) Kunisaki of the 7th …
  • NPB home run king Wladimir Balentien announces retirement K年1月23日 E11時57分 Japan Times Wladimir Balentien, Japan’s single-season home run record holder, has retired from Japanese baseball, according to a tweet from his Twitter account on Sunday. “Today I wanna announce to all my fans in Japan that I’m retiring from (Japanese) baseball, wanna …
  • New COVID-19 measures draw mixed reactions from Japanese public K年1月23日 E11時56分 Japan Times With Tokyo and other major urban centers under quasi-emergency COVID-19 restrictions, nighttime crowds in many cities across the country were smaller over the weekend, while daytime activities appeared less affected compared to previous coronavirus waves. …
  • Tokyo reports 9,468 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 50,030 K年1月23日 E11時44分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Sunday reported 9,468 new coronavirus cases, down 1,759 from Saturday and up 5,296 from last Sunday. By age group, 2,411 cases were in their 20s, 1,694 in their 30s and 1,362 in their 40s, while 1,141 were aged between …
  • 100 postcards — and counting — from around the world for Grade 4 class in Labrador K年1月23日 E11時31分 CBC/Radio-Canada A Labrador classroom project asking for people around the world to send in postcards has the students involved in awe over the response.  Teacher Stephanie Nadeau started the project in her Grade 4 social studies class at the Labrador Straits Academy in L…
  • Nighttime foot traffic drops in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya amid omicron spread K年1月22日 E10時07分 Japan Times Nighttime foot traffic declined at major train stations in entertainment districts across the country Friday following the government’s COVID-19 pre-emergency designation for Tokyo and elsewhere, a private survey showed Saturday. On Friday, the government …
  • Japan tops 50,000 daily COVID cases for first time as omicron wave continues K年1月22日 E10時07分 Japan Times The coronavirus continued to spread at an unprecedented pace Saturday, with Japan topping 50,000 COVID-19 cases for the first time and Tokyo confirming 11,227 a day after the capital fell under a coronavirus quasi-emergency, marking a record high for a …
  • Japan to expand COVID quasi-emergency to 29 of 47 prefectures K年1月22日 E10時50分 Japan Today Japan is planning to expand the enforcement of a quasi-state of emergency to a total of 29 of the country's 47 prefectures, after Osaka and seven others requested Friday that the central government put them under such a measure in an effort to curb the …
  • Tokyo reports 11,227 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 54,576 K年1月22日 E10時50分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Saturday reported a record high 11,227 new coronavirus cases, up 1,528 from Friday and up 6,666 from last Saturday. It is the first time that the daily count has topped 10,000. By age group, 3,234 cases were in their …
  • Buchanan, Jr., Wiley Blake K年1月22日 E1時57分 NRV News - Virginia Another cowboy just rode off into the sunset. Wiley Blake “Buck” Buchanan Jr. died peacefully on the family farm on January 19th, 2022, just a few days shy of his 91st birthday, February 11, 1931. Buck was preceded in death by his parents, Wiley Blake …
  • Japan regions expand restrictions as virus continues spreading K年1月21日 E12時28分 La Prensa Latina - Tennessee Tokyo, Jan 21 (EFE).- More than half of Japan’s regions declared a health emergency to apply more anti-contagion restrictions amid the continuous Covid-19 case rise in the country, as announced Friday by Japanese authorities. Twelve more Japanese regions …
  • Japan faces putting majority of 47 prefs. Under COVID quasi-emergency K年1月21日 E9時18分 Kazinform TOKYO. KAZINFORM - A majority of Japan's 47 prefectures have come under or are moving to seek restrictions on restaurants and bars to cope with surging coronavirus infections, with 12 more areas including Osaka set to seek quasi-state of emergency …
  • Tokyo reports 9,699 new cases; nationwide tally 49,854 K年1月21日 E8時56分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Friday reported a record high 9,699 new coronavirus cases, up 1,061 from Thursday and up 5,641 from last Friday. By age group, 2,973 cases were in their 20s, 1,835 in their 30s and 1,333 in their 40s, while 1,078 were …
  • Japan faces putting majority of 47 prefectures under COVID-19 quasi-emergency K年1月21日 E7時38分 Japan Times A majority of Japan’s 47 prefectures have come under or are moving to seek restrictions on restaurants and bars to cope with surging coronavirus infections, with 12 more areas including Osaka Prefecture set to seek quasi-state of emergency declarations by …
  • Anti-COVID steps far from uniform for Japan prefectures under quasi-emergency K年1月20日 E10時17分 Japan Times Taking a page out of a familiar playbook, 13 more prefectures will soon impose restrictions on alcohol sales and business hours as part of quasi-emergency measures, but while the measures against COVID-19 will mostly target restaurants and bars, the rules …
  • Tokyo reports 8,638 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 46,199 K年1月20日 E9時06分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Thursday reported a record high 8,638 new coronavirus cases, up 1,261 from Wednesday and up 5,514 from last Thursday. By age group, 2,617 cases were in their 20s, 1,550 in their 30s and 1,1251 in their 40s, while 976 …
  • Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo prefectures seek COVID quasi-emergency K年1月20日 E9時06分 Japan Today The western Japan prefectures of Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo will ask the government Friday to place them under a coronavirus quasi-state emergency amid the rapid spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant, Osaka Gov Hirofumi Yoshimura said. The planned …
  • Daily COVID-19 cases in Japan top 40,000, setting new record K年1月19日 E3時50分 Japan Times New COVID-19 cases in Japan on Wednesday surged to more than 40,000 — shattering the record it set a day earlier by about 10,000 — local media reported, as the omicron variant of the virus prompted the government to put more prefectures under a quasi-state …
  • Tokyo reports record high 7,377 new coronavirus cases K年1月19日 E1時18分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Wednesday reported a record high 7,377 new coronavirus cases, up 2,192 from Tuesday and up 5,179 from last Wednesday. By age group, 2,120 cases were in their 20s, 1,305 in their 30s, 1,043 in their 40s, while 939 were …
  • LES Art Gallery Yakusoku Grand Opening, Featuring Traditional Japanese Works K年1月19日 E4時03分 EIN Presswire On Saturday, 1/29, a new LES art gallery, Yakusoku, will have its grand opening from 2-8 pm. Yakusoku will be displaying works that highlight Japanese culture. NEW YORK, NY, USA, January 18, 2022 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- On Saturday, Jan. 29th, …
  • Inpex to start exploratory offshore drilling in Japan K年1月18日 E11時56分 Tradingcharts.com Jan 18, 2022 (MarketLine via COMTEX) -- Inpex Corporation is set to conduct exploratory drilling operations, offshore the Shimane and Yamaguchi prefectures in Japan, to identify potential oil and natural gas resources. The work will be carried out by the …
  • Japan reports over 30,000 new COVID-19 cases, setting a record high K年1月18日 E11時35分 Japan Times Japan reported more than 30,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday — a record high — as the central government prepares to put Tokyo and other prefectures under quasi-emergency measures amid the rapid spread of the omicron variant. The total tally, which was …
  • Japan's daily COVID-19 cases top 30,000, setting new record K年1月18日 E8時14分 Japan Today Japan's confirmed 32,197 daily coronavirus cases on Tuesday, topping 30,000 for the first time, surpassing the previous record of 25,992 registered in August last year, according to a Kyodo News tally. The western prefecture of Osaka the same day …
  • Foreign players facing another lonely NPB season K年1月18日 E3時11分 Japan Times The signs of baseball spring are popping up all across Japan this month. Veteran players are emerging from winter vacations and ramping up their individual workouts for the upcoming season. Rookies are stirring too, with some with their teams taking part …
  • Tokyo reports 3,719 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 20,991 K年1月17日 E10時39分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Monday reported 3,719 new coronavirus cases, down 453 from Sunday and up 2,848 from last Monday. The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is five, unchanged from Sunday, health officials …
  • Mitsubishi Electric considers expanding power semiconductor production K年1月17日 E9時29分 EIN Presswire Mitsubishi Electric is currently considering expanding production capacity for power semiconductors and turning its LCD panel plant in Kumamoto, Japan into a power semiconductor manufacturing facility, according to Japanese media reports. As increasing …
  • Collaborative Robots Market to Reach USD 16,387.3 Million by 2028; Universal Robots Launched Virtual Collaborative Robot Session: Fortune Business Insights™ K年1月17日 E9時20分 EIN Presswire Pune, India, Jan. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global collaborative robots market size was USD 979.6 million in 2020. The market is projected to grow from USD 1,358.2 million in 2021 to USD 16,387.3 million in 2028 at a CAGR of 42.7% in the 2021-2028 …
  • Tokyo reports 4,172 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 25,483 K年1月16日 E11時46分 EIN Presswire The Tokyo metropolitan government on Sunday reported 4,172 new coronavirus cases, down 389 from Saturday and up 2,949 from last Saturday. Of the total, 1,477 are in their 20s, 661 in their 30s, and 504 in their 40s, while 565 were aged between 10 and 19. …
  • Japan’s Kyushu University creates wooden sidewalk that helps the blind and the environment K年1月16日 E9時45分 Inquirer.net A prototype cedar sidewalk created the Kyushu University research team led by Associate Prof. Akihiko Higuchi is seen at the Ito campus in Fukuoka City. The Japan News/Asia News Network FUKUOKA — The idea came to him after his grandmother lost her …
  • Cherry blossoms set to bloom even earlier in Japan this year K年1月15日 E10時54分 Japan Today Now that we’re past the Dec 22 winter solstice here in Japan, the days are gradually becoming longer, carrying us gently towards the warmer months of spring. That means it won’t be long until cherry blossom season is upon us, and every year we await the …
  • Excitement, misgivings over Japan's newest bullet train K年1月15日 E5時02分 Global Voices Map of Kyushu's JR rail network from 2017. The new West Kyushu shinkansen route, which partially links the western city of Nagasaki with the rest of island's high-speed rail network, is not pictured. Photo by Nevin Thompson. Image license: …
  • Tokyo reports 4,561 news coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 25,744 K年1月15日 E1時17分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Saturday reported 4,561 new coronavirus cases, up 510 from Friday and up 3,337 from last Saturday. Of the total, 1,743 are in their 20s, 759 in their 30s, 568 in their 40s and 568 aged between 10 and 19. The number of …
  • Carter has medal focus for 2022 K年1月15日 E1時02分 Trinidad Express “2022 for me is not about Paris (2024). It is about competing and winning medals.” Jaded by the extended Olympic cycle for the Tokyo2020 Games, Team TTO’s top swimmer Dylan Carter will adopt a meet-by-meet, year-by-year focus as he gears towards a …
  • More health donations from Japan to Cuba K年1月14日 E8時13分 Prensa Latina - Cuba According to the Cuban Embassy in Japan, the cargo left from the Yokohama port and includes thousands of needles, syringes, facemasks, gowns, rechargeable lamps and gloves, and its value exceeds eight million yen (81.322 dollars). “The donations come from …
  • Outside/In: The “Do-Nothing” Farmer K年1月14日 E4時16分 New Hampshire Public Radio Masanobu Fukuoka was working as a plant pathologist when he experienced a revelation – and promptly quit his job and returned home to his family farm. Eventually, he wrote The One-Straw Revolution, a manifesto on his method, shizen noho, and the philosophy …
  • Tokyo reports 4,051 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 22,045 K年1月14日 E11時14分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Friday reported 4,051 new coronavirus cases, up 927 from Thursday and up 3,129 down from last Friday. It was the first since Aug 27 that the daily count has topped 4,000. Of the total, 1,474 are in their 20s, 714 in …
  • Flight cancellations 2022: Keeping travel safe as airline personnel struggle with COVID K年1月14日 E9時23分 Inquirer.net Artwork by Daniella Agacer MANILA, Philippines—Hundreds of flights had been cancelled in recent days, prompted not by the lockdowns common in 2020 and 2021 but by airline workers either getting infected or exposed to infected persons. As Omicron lights a …
  • Quarantine sites near airports packed K年1月13日 E11時12分 Honolulu Star-Advertiser - Hawaii TOKYO >> Amid omicron’s rapid spread across the globe, the Japanese government has required that people who enter Japan quarantine at government-secured facilities for three to 10 days. Quarantine sites for arrivals at Narita and Haneda airports, …
  • PAL cancels more flights up to Jan. 24 K年1月13日 E7時13分 Manila Bulletin Philippine Airlines (PAL) has cancelled more domestic and international flights from Jan. 13 to 24, 2022 as more of its frontline and support personnel cannot report for work due to precautionary quarantine requirements. “We are also compelled to cancel …
  • Enjoying Spring in Japan: Places to Go, What to Pack (& How to Avoid Crowds) K年11月14日 E12時09分 The Invisible Tourist “In the cherry blossom’s shade, there’s no such thing as a stranger” ~ Kobayashi Issa. Are you planning on travelling in Japan in spring someday? I’ve felt your excitement! Through clenched fists and a sideways bobble, I’ll never forget the little squeal …
  • Planning a Trip to Japan? 20+ Essential Travel Tips to Know Before You Go K年10月9日 E12時31分 The Invisible Tourist “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail” ~ Benjamin Franklin. So, you’re planning a trip to Japan? If you’re anything like me, just the thought of preparing for a trip to Japan makes me want to scream it from the rooftops with excitement! However …
  • Stunning Places to Discover in Japan Off the Beaten Path K年10月7日 E3時08分 The Invisible Tourist “The beaten path is the safest, but the traffic’s terrible” ~ Jeffery Taylor. As tourism has been absolutely booming over the last few years along the country’s “Golden Route,” it’s easy to want to avoid the crowds and explore Japan off the beaten path! …
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