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  • Paras ends personal slump but Niigata continues losing streak K年1月27日 E1時54分 Philippine STAR Luisa Morales - Philstar.com January 27, 2022 | 9:29am MANILA, Philippines – Kobe Paras recovered from back-to-back scoreless games but the Niigata Albirex BB couldn't get back to the win column, falling to the Levanga Hokkaido, 85-107, in the Japan B. …
  • Parks, Nagoya stay hot; Shiga-Toyama match postponed K年1月26日 E2時46分 Manila Bulletin Ray Parks Jr. and the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins continued their hot form after defeating Alvark Tokyo, 96-90, Wednesday, Jan. 26 in Japan’s B.League at the Arena Tachikawa Tachihi. Parks had 10 points, four rebounds, one assist and one steal in 26 minutes as …
  • Ukraine envoy to Japan warns of ‘butterfly effect’ on global security amid Russia tensions K年1月26日 E1時08分 Japan Times The ongoing crisis in Ukraine will have “a butterfly effect” on global security — including implications for China, Taiwan and Japan — Kyiv’s ambassador to Tokyo said Wednesday. “What is going on in Europe and Eastern Europe and Central Europe is not just …
  • Japan’s daily COVID-19 case tally tops 70,000 for first time K年1月26日 E1時08分 Japan Times Daily new COVID-19 cases in Japan surged to a new record Wednesday, topping 70,000 as the omicron variant of the virus pushes hospitals and clinics to the breaking point. Tokyo confirmed 14,086 new cases, setting a new record high as the seven-day average …
  • 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 …
  • Timbah Bell: Learning from the quietness K年1月26日 E9時00分 The Aspen Times - Colorado Studying Japanese is easier on some days than on others. It’s been a series of language-learning stutter steps since arriving in Shimukappu. Every week or so, I get a fresh burst of energy when I find a new language instruction method that works better …
  • Winter-less Olympics? 20 out of 21 cities that hosted Games could soon be too hot for events K年1月25日 E10時16分 The Independent On a rapidly-heating planet is there a future for a global event whose premise is the availability of snow and ice? That is the question posed by a new study which explores how Winter Olympics host cities will be impacted this century by global temperature …
  • Fighters’ new look only small piece of puzzle in Tsuyoshi Shinjo’s first season K年1月25日 E5時36分 Japan Times Tsuyoshi Shinjo was not completely satisfied with the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters’ updated look following the team’s big reveal of its new uniforms and logo on Friday. The redesign drew mixed initial reviews from baseball fans and the Fighters manager, …
  • 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 …
  • Kiefer, Shiga return to action; Parks, Nagoya face big test vs Alvark Tokyo K年1月25日 E2時22分 Manila Bulletin Kiefer Ravena and the Shiga Lakestars return to action after a long break when they host Dwight Ramos and the Toyama Grouses as part of a busy midweek schedule in Japan’s B.League. The Lakestars play the Grouses before their supporters at the Ukaruchan …
  • Automotive Rain Sensor Market Size worth USD 6.82 Billion by 2028, Exhibiting a CAGR of 6.4% K年1月25日 E9時16分 EIN Presswire Pune, India, Jan. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global automotive rain sensor market size is expected to reach USD 6.82 billion by 2028, exhibiting a CAGR of 6.4% during the forecast period. The market was valued at USD 4.23 billion in 2020 and reached …
  • 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 …
  • The best places to eat in Bangkok: A food guide to the Thai capital K年1月25日 E8時13分 CNBC Bangkok revels in its status as a culinary mecca. From wizened street vendors who perform alchemy with sizzling woks to whiz-kid chefs who are shaping the fine dining scene, the city lays claim to one of the world's most multifaceted food scenes. That…
  • Threat or thrill? Where do grizzlies go from here? K年1月25日 E5時35分 Nebraska State News.Net Editor's note: This story is part of the Lee Enterprises series "Grizzlies and Us." The project examines the many issues surrounding the uneasy coexistence of grizzly bears and humans in the Lower 48, which have come more into focus in recent …
  • 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 …
  • Priceless Gold well prepped for a repeat K年1月24日 E8時55分 The Hindu Priceless Gold, who is in fine fettle, may score an encore in the Bangalore Race Course 159th Year Commemoration Trophy (1,600m), the chief event of the races to be held here on Tuesday (Jan 25). False rails (average width of 2.5m from 1,600m to the …
  • Clearer distinction needed between GMOs and genome-edited organisms K年1月24日 E2時36分 Phys.org Researchers from Hokkaido University have proposed a framework to assist in the demarcation between genetically modified organisms and genome-edited organisms, taking into account both scientific and socio-ethical considerations. Producers have been …
  • Japan set to widen COVID-19 curbs over most of the country amid Omicron surge K年1月24日 E11時49分 Channel News Asia Japan recorded more than 54,000 new infections on Saturday, the highest ever, driven by the infectious Omicron variant. The northern island Hokkaido and the western prefecture of Osaka are among those asking for the curbs. The government will decide on the …
  • 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 …
  • Sou Fujimoto’s House of Hungarian Music: ‘We wanted to transform the forest into architecture’ K年1月24日 E6時11分 The Guardian A great big crumpet appears to have landed in the middle of Budapest’s City Park, its circular hole-studded mass impaled on a thicket of trees. It droops down here and there, revealing little terraces cut into its top, and flares up elsewhere, showing off …
  • With international tourists still absent, Japan’s ski resorts dig deep K年1月24日 E3時22分 Japan Times Hakuba, Nagano Pref. – Ask any skier or snowboarder for their list of must-visit winter destinations, and Japan will invariably feature. “Nowhere in the world is there snow quite like it,” says a skier at the Hakuba Happo-One ski resort after more than 1 …
  • McDonald's potato imports disruption spurs fries war in Japan K年1月24日 E12時29分 Japan Today The recent rationing of french fries by McDonald's Co (Japan) due to a disruption of potato imports is spurring competitors to seize a bigger share of the market, triggering what social media users have called "a potato war." The operator of …
  • Japan to expand quasi-emergency areas as virus cases surge K年1月24日 E12時28分 Japan Today The government of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is expected to place more prefectures under a COVID-19 quasi-state of emergency as the number of cases continues surging, government sources said Sunday. The decision, likely to be formalized Tuesday, may see …
  • Parks, Nagoya sweep Hokkaido; Ramos, Toyama yield to Mikawa K年1月23日 E3時31分 Manila Bulletin Sports / Basketball / Parks, Nagoya sweep Hokkaido; Ramos, Toyama yield to Mikawa Ray Parks Jr. and the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins completed a two-game sweep of Levanga Hokkaido with an 89-77 win Sunday, Jan. 23 in Japan’s B.League. Parks had four …
  • Funky Chateau: Straight from the gospel of natural winemaking K年1月23日 E11時57分 Japan Times Aokimura, Nagano Prefecture – In the mid-2000s, Toyohiko and Michiko Kanehashi were at the height of their respective careers in music production and orthopedic medicine. Toyohiko had worked with the likes of John Legend and Frank Sinatra, producing music …
  • Japan’s ‘potato war’: Competitors look to strike amid McDonald’s french fry woes K年1月23日 E11時56分 Japan Times The recent rationing of french fries by McDonald’s in Japan due to a disruption of potato imports is spurring competitors to seize a bigger share of the market, triggering what social media users have called “a potato war.” The operator of McDonald’s …
  • 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 …
  • Chocolate Maker Thrives with Many People with Disabilities in Workforce K年1月22日 E11時34分 Rafu Shimpo - California Quon chocolate’s employees with disabilities work at the company’s “powder lab” to make green leaf powders on Nov. 10, 2021, in Toyohashi, Aichi Prefecture. (Kyodo Photo) By MIE SAKAMOTO, Kyodo News Service TOYOHASHI, Aichi Prefecture — A chocolate maker …
  • 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 …
  • Parks' Nagoya whips Hokkaido; Paras, Niigata suffer 24th straight loss K年1月22日 E3時49分 Manila Bulletin Sports / Basketball / Parks' Nagoya whips Hokkaido; Paras, Niigata suffer 24th straight loss Ray Parks Jr. struggles didn’t prevent the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins from continuing their good run of form in Japan’s B.League after a 90-60 rout of …
  • 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 …
  • Parks, Ramos limited in Nagoya, Toyama wins K年1月22日 E9時40分 Philippine STAR Luisa Morales - Philstar.com January 22, 2022 | 4:36pm MANILA, Philippines — Filipino imports Bobby Ray Parks Jr. and Dwight Ramos were both limited on offense as their respective teams won as B. League action returned on Saturday. Parks, for his part, …
  • 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 …
  • ‘Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl’ Give Originals a Needed Makeover K年1月21日 E12時13分 New University - California In honor of the franchise’s 25th anniversary, Nintendo and the Pokémon Co. have released “Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl,” remakes of the original DS installments, “Pokémon Diamond and Pearl.” This remake adds many new aspects to the original …
  • Asia’s holiday spots are missing Chinese visitors K年1月20日 E10時09分 The Economist Jan 22nd 2022 GIANT RED lanterns and long streamers adorn the foyers of Phuket’s resort hotels: the upcoming Chinese (lunar) new year is not to be marked by half-measures. Thailand’s paradise island on the edge of the Andaman Sea went out of its way to …
  • Grid Scale Energy Storage Systems market growing demand and growth opportunity: NGK Insulators, EDF, NEC Energy Solutions K年1月20日 E7時43分 MENAFN (MENAFN- iCrowdNewsWire) Latest released the research study on global Grid Scale Energy Storage Systems market , offers a detailed overview of the factors influencing the global business scope. Grid Scale Energy Storage Systems Market research report shows …
  • Today in History: Obama becomes president of the U.S. K年1月20日 E5時40分 Calgary Herald Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Author of the article: In 2009, Barack Hussein Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States — the first African-American to become president in the history of the U.S. AFP PHOTO/ TIMOTHY A. CLARY …
  • The 2021 World Ski Awards names the best chalets, hotels and resorts - with Verbier ranking No1 K年1月20日 E12時33分 Daily Mail Verbier in Switzerland has been named the 'World's Best Ski Resort' for the first time, knocking France's Val Thorens off its perch.  Verbier received the illustrious title at the 2021 World Ski Awards, which were voted for by ski industry …
  • 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 …
  • Japan’s daily COVID-19 cases top 46,000, a new record for third straight day K年1月20日 E10時17分 Japan Times Japan's confirmed daily coronavirus cases on Thursday topped 46,000, setting a new record for the third consecutive day as the rapid spread of the highly transmissible omicron variant has left the country struggling with what has become the "sixth …
  • 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 …
  • Beijing Olympics can be meaningful even without fans, Tokyo 2020 chief says K年1月20日 E9時05分 Japan Today Next month's Beijing Winter Olympics can still be meaningful even with the general public locked out because of COVID-19, a top official from last year's pandemic-delayed Tokyo Games has said. China on Monday cancelled plans to sell Beijing …
  • Japanese couple break into school to get contraband seized 40 years ago K年1月20日 E7時12分 Malay Mail A Japanese couple waited for forty years before breaking into their former school last week to retrieve a contraband seized by a teacher. ― Reuters pic KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 20 ― A couple waited for 40 years before breaking into their former junior high school …
  • So Sofitel Hua Hin K年1月20日 E7時08分 Bangkok Post An enormous white rabbit-like sculpture stands in the middle of a green courtyard with its hands clutching a clock, implying that time has stopped and we are about to be lost in the realm of imagination upon entering. So Sofitel Hua Hin promotes itself as …
  • Olympics meaningful even without fans, Tokyo 2020 chief says ahead of Beijing K年1月20日 E6時17分 Herald Sun Muto said he hoped Beijing and Paris would learn from Tokyo's experience dealing with the virus Next month's Beijing Winter Olympics can still be meaningful even with the general public locked out because of Covid-19, a top official from last year…
  • Hokkaido town tests ice carousel in frozen lake K年1月19日 E5時28分 Euronews Authorities in a city in Hokkaido, northern Japan, have conducted a demonstration test of an ice carousel, hoping it will be a new attraction for winter tourism. The ice carousel, also known as an "ice carousel", originated in Finland. It is made …
  • 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 …
  • Omicron prompts quasi-emergency expansion across large swath of Japan K年1月19日 E3時49分 Japan Times To curb the rapidly spreading omicron variant, the government decided on Wednesday to implement quasi-emergency measures, designed to restrict social and business activities, across 13 more prefectures. The status will be effective from Friday through Feb. …
  • 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 …
  • Hokkaido Ramen House’s Spicy Ramen K年1月19日 E1時27分 Flathead Beacon - Montana Ramen is a Japanese specialty. The dish is a Japanese cultural icon and it even has its own emoji. And now it’s being served in the Flathead. Hokkaido Ramen House’s Spicy Ramen influence can be traced all the way to Hokkaido, Japan, the northernmost island …
  • Tokyo and other regions set for quasi Covid-19 measures K年1月18日 E11時36分 Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo and other regions set for quasi Covid-19 measures Sawako Utsumi and Sawako Uchida Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Fumio Kishida looks set to introduce a quasi-State of Emergency in Tokyo and ten other prefectures throughout Japan. Hokkaido, Okinawa …
  • Blue LEDs light the way toward sustainable development K年1月18日 E1時28分 Phys.org Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are commonly used in the electronic displays in our TVs, smartphones, and other devices; now, researchers at the Institute of Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery (ICReDD) at Hokkaido University have utilized blue LEDs to …
  • 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 …
  • Delay in importing french fries puts crunch on Japan restaurant chains K年1月18日 E3時10分 Japan Times Pandemic-linked global supply chain disruptions have led to a delay in shipments of french fries to Japan from Canada, the United States and elsewhere, affecting an increasing number of restaurant chains and others in the country. McDonald’s Co. (Japan) …
  • Tsunami caused by Tonga volcano eruption stumps Japan weather experts K年1月18日 E3時01分 Japan Today The eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga on Saturday that caused tsunami waves of up to around 1 meter to hit parts of Japan's coast stumped weather experts, as volcanic eruptions are said to rarely cause a rise in tide levels. Hunga Tonga-Hunga …
  • Japan looks to expand COVID quasi-emergency to Tokyo, 10 other prefectures K年1月18日 E3時01分 Japan Today Japan is considering placing Tokyo and 10 prefectures under a COVID-19 quasi-state of emergency to curb rapidly spreading coronavirus cases, government sources said Monday. Any declaration of a quasi-emergency hinges on requests made by the administrative …
  • Radiotherapy Market will generate new growth opportunities 2022-2028 | Accuray Incorporated, Varian Medical Systems, Inc K年1月17日 E12時27分 EIN Presswire Radiotherapy, also known as radiation therapy, uses ionizing radiations that deliver targeted beams of radiation to kill and destroy cancer cells SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES, January 17, 2022 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- New Research Study …
  • Is Korea a tsunami-free zone? K年1月17日 E12時18分 Korea Herald An underwater volcanic eruption in the South Pacific which triggered massive waves reaching as far as Japan and the West Coast of the US has left Koreans wondering one thing: Is the Korean Peninsula safe? Experts say the possibility of the country’s …
  • 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 …
  • Ash cloud from volcano near Tonga went into the stratosphere, its powerful eruption was felt around the world K年1月17日 E9時49分 EIN Presswire The extent of damage following a huge volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami remains to be revealed at its epicentre near Tonga, but its impact was felt right around the Pacific and, indeed, around the other side of the world. Key points: Volcanic …
  • Tsunami cause no major damage in Japan after Tonga volcano eruption K年1月17日 E1時14分 EIN Presswire Japan saw tsunami waves of about 1 meter high in coastal areas on Sunday but no major damage or flooding after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga led to evacuation orders for nearly 230,000 citizens. Japan's weather agency issued tsunami …
  • Japan sees tsunami but no major damage after Tonga volcano eruption K年1月16日 E10時18分 EIN Presswire Baku, January 16, AZERTAC Japan saw tsunami waves of about 1 meter high in coastal areas on Sunday but no major damage or flooding after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga led to evacuation orders for nearly 230,000 citizens, according to …
  • Quick, easy and tasty: Try this ginger onion stir fry with a Japanese twist K年1月16日 E1時27分 Malay Mail Try this ginger onion stir fry with a Japanese twist thanks to the use of mirin and white sesame seeds. – Pictures by CK Lim KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 – Half a month into the New Year and I’m beginning to detect a pattern of sorts in my kitchen. Not sloth, not …
  • 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. …
  • Explosive Volcano Eruption Seen From Space K年1月16日 E10時13分 EIN Presswire Japan's Meteorological Agency issued tsunami warnings at 12:15 am on Sunday for the Amami Islands and the Tokara island chain in Kagoshima Prefecture, reported NHK World. The agency said that a 120-centimetre tsunami has been observed in Kominato on …
  • Pacific nations concerned – after volcanic eruption near Tonga: Tsunami warning also in Japan – News K年1月16日 E1時01分 The Weston Forum The eruption of an undersea volcano near the island of Tonga has triggered tsunami warnings for much of the Pacific Ocean. The local meteorological agency said a tsunami warning has been issued for all of Tonga. Late Saturday evening, a 1.2-meter-high …
  • Japan's Pacific coast hit by tsunami after Tonga eruption K年1月15日 E10時54分 Japan Today Japan's Pacific coast was hit early Sunday by a tsunami following a massive underwater volcanic eruption in the South Pacific island country of Tonga the previous day, prompting the weather agency to issue a tsunami warning and advisories while urging …
  • 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 …
  • Osaka, Okinawa and Hiroshima see daily COVID case records as omicron surge continues K年1月15日 E10時23分 Japan Times Osaka, Okinawa, Hiroshima and Kyoto prefectures all reported record daily numbers of COVID-19 cases on Saturday, fueled by the spread of the highly transmissible omicron variant. Nationwide, new COVID-19 cases hit 25,742, topping 25,000 for the first time …
  • Tsunami caused by Tonga volcano eruption hits Japan's coast K年1月15日 E5時27分 Channel News Asia A tsunami caused by a massive underwater volcanic eruption off Tonga has reached Japan's shores, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. A 1.2m-high wave was registered at 11.55pm local time on Saturday (Jan 15) at the southern Amami and Tokara …
  • Kawasaki's K-Racer Is a Robot-Carrying VTOL With a Ninja Heart K年1月15日 E2時38分 Autoevolution Although mainly known for its incredible sports bikes, Kawasaki is also active in the aviation and robotics industries. The company is busy creating aircraft engines, equipment, and, more recently, VTOLs. Introduced in 2020, the K-Racer (short for Kawasaki …
  • 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 …
  • Tokyo reports 4,561 news coronavirus cases; 1,829 in Okinawa K年1月15日 E9時25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 …
  • Japan-Australia Defense: The RAA Is Signed—Now What? K年1月15日 E7時51分 The Epoch Times Commentary The Australian and Japanese prime ministers met virtually on Jan. 6 and signed a Reciprocal Access Agreement (RAA) that makes it easier for each nation’s troops to operate in each other’s country. As important, it strengthens the political and …
  • Japan firms adopt AI dating app to help staff find love amid pandemic K年1月15日 E6時12分 Japan Times With the coronavirus pandemic reducing chances for people to meet in person, a large number of companies in Japan, including several of its largest, have turned to an AI-powered dating app to help their employees find love, and hopefully become happier and …
  • Russia foreign minister plans Japan visit within next few months K年1月15日 E6時12分 Japan Times Moscow – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov plans to make a visit to Japan within the next few months, with the trip’s schedule already being discussed with Tokyo. Speaking at a news conference Friday in Moscow, Russia’s top diplomat expressed a desire …
  • As McDonald’s Japan restricts French fry sales, rival boosts its fry sizes by 25%, at no extra cost K年1月15日 E12時13分 Japan Today These are dark days for French fry fans in Japan. In December, McDonald’s Japan announced that it would be suspending sales of all French fry orders except smalls due to a potato shortage, and though they promised this would only last a few days, the chain …
  • Russia foreign minister plans to visit Japan in next few months K年1月15日 E12時11分 Japan Today Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday he plans to make a visit to Japan within the next few months, with the trip's schedule already being discussed with Tokyo. Speaking at a press conference in Moscow, Russia's top diplomat expressed …
  • 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 …
  • A hidden gem K年1月14日 E6時44分 Bangkok Post This week’s subject of review, Sooooo Goood Gourmet, has been flourishing since it humbly opened a little over a year ago. This is the result of its quality cuisine, which was well worth the drive out of town for my first visit there last week.  The …
  • Predator Species Extinctions may Worsen the Effects of Climate Change on Ecosystems K年1月13日 E4時51分 AZoCleantech Predator species may buffer the negative impacts of climate change by mitigating against the loss of biodiversity, according to new research led by scientists in Trinity College Dublin and Hokkaido University. The team of scientists behind the discovery …
  • The Importance of Conserving Biodiversity K年1月13日 E4時48分 AZoCleantech Researchers in Ireland and Japan have discovered that predator species may help mitigate the impact of climate change on the loss of biodiversity. This highlights the importance of preserving biodiversity in the wake of a globally warming climate. Image …
  • When it snows in Hokkaido, it’s time for the smoky flavours of ‘robatayaki’ K年1月13日 E9時49分 Malay Mail Yellow 'chochin' lanterns beckon customers to enter 'izakayas' along a snow-laden alley in Hokkaido. — Pictures by CK Lim HOKKAIDO, Jan 13 — It’s freezing in Hokkaido. Winter in Japan’s northernmost island is serious business, with …
  • Tokyo's COVID alert at 2nd-highest level as capital reports 3,124 new cases K年1月13日 E8時04分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government raised its COVID-19 alert to the second-highest of four levels Thursday as the rapid spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus continues to drive up infections. It is the first time since September last year that …
  • Japan ‘economy watcher’ sentiment rose to 16-year high in December K年1月12日 E9時24分 Japan Times Business sentiment rose in December among workers in Japan with jobs sensitive to economic trends, reaching their highest level in 16 years, as confidence among retailers grew toward the year-end holidays amid relatively subdued coronavirus case numbers, …
  • Modern & Traditional Japan Cultural Experiences to Enrich Your Visit K年11月15日 E7時46分 The Invisible Tourist “A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people” ~ Ghandi. So you’ve decided you want to travel to Japan – it’s about to change your life! Between scouting out destinations to add to your Japan itinerary, it can feel overwhelming …
  • 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 …
  • REVEALED: The Best Time to Visit Japan for Cherry Blossoms K年11月10日 E12時40分 The Invisible Tourist “In the cherry blossom’s shade, there’s no such thing as a stranger” ~ Kobayashi Issa. The new year is fast approaching and if this one was anything to go by, the best time to visit Japan for cherry blossoms will be here before we know it! As I’ve written …
  • Sakuraco Review: Authentic Japanese Sweets Box by Local Makers K年11月8日 E12時00分 The Invisible Tourist Can’t get to Japan? Bring the beauty of authentic Japanese sweets to you! Have you heard the news? If you’re familiar with my TokyoTreat review, you may be as excited as I was to learn about the launch of its sister Japanese snack box, Sakuraco! Having …
  • 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! …
  • On the map: A family-centred condo community comes with its own daycare K年10月6日 E6時34分 National Post Breadcrumb Trail Links Homes Canada Two more towers are launching in the master-planned M2M project in Willowdale, where multi-generational living is the focus Suites in the 40- and 34-storey towers will be linked by an eight-storey podium; a later release …
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Special wards are a special form of municipalities in Japan under the 1947 Local Autonomy Law.

They are city-level wards: primary subdivisions of a prefecture with municipal autonomy largely comparable to other forms of municipalities.

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Area: 627.6 km²
Region: Kantō

Island: Honshu

Prefecture: Tokyo

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