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  • Why are bugs becoming big business in Japan? K年1月25日 E4時30分 Deutsche Welle Japan has a long history of consuming insects. Packets of fried or sugared crickets are still sold to children as snacks in many rural towns. But companies are now developing insect farms on a larger scale, marketing the insects on their high nutritional …
  • Stabilizing protein drugs with a new reversible 'mixing-type' material K年1月25日 E3時16分 Phys.org Protein drugs are widely used as pharmaceutical agents to treat a range of disorders. However, most of these drugs are not very stable and are only retained in the blood circulation for a limited period, which minimizes their efficacy. To resolve these …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 80% of Japan cities offering online classes and some see them as useful post-pandemic K年1月23日 E11時56分 Japan Times As the pandemic grinds into its third year, over 80% of Japan’s municipalities say they have introduced online classes at public elementary and junior high schools, and some see uses for web learning in a post-pandemic world. The survey, conducted by Jiji …
  • 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 …
  • No Tsunami Alert Raised as Powerful 6.6 Earthquake Struck Coast of Japan K年1月22日 E6時30分 Nature World News Early on Jan. 22, a powerful offshore earthquake shook Oita and Miyazaki prefectures in southern Japan, inflicting minor injuries among startled people but no substantial damage aside from ruptured water mains. (Photo : Pixabay) Japanese Earthquake At 1:08 …
  • 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 …
  • Over 10 People Injured in 6.4-Magnitude Earthquake in Japan, Reports Say K年1月22日 E8時45分 Sputnik International Registration was successful! Please follow the link from the email sent to Send again https://sputniknews.com/20220122/over-10-people-injured-in-64-magnitude-earthquake-in-japan-reports-say-1092442680.html Over 10 People Injured in 6.4- …
  • Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake jolts western Japan K年1月22日 E6時01分 Japan Times An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 rattled southwestern and western Japan early Saturday, resulting in at least nine injuries amid strong shaking although no tsunami waves were triggered, the weather agency and local authorities said. The focus of the …
  • M6.6 quake hits southwestern Japan; over 10 injured K年1月22日 E2時39分 Japan Today An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 rattled southwestern and western Japan early Saturday, leaving more than 10 injured amid strong shaking but no tsunami waves were triggered, the weather agency and local authorities said. The focus of the quake under …
  • Japan Tightens Restrictions in 13 Prefectures as COVID-19 Numbers Soar K年1月21日 E5時42分 The Epoch Times The Japanese government on Wednesday expanded quasi-emergency measures to 13 more prefectures, including Tokyo, in a bid to contain the rapid spread of the coronavirus fueled by the highly transmissible Omicron variant. The restrictions initially imposed …
  • 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 …
  • OBITUARY: Takaaki “Tak” Saruwatari K年1月21日 E1時35分 NICHI BEI - California Takaaki “Tak” Saruwatari Sept. 3, 1922 – Jan. 9, 2022 SARUWATARI, TAKAAKI, 99, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2022. He was preceded in death by his wife Tsuyako, daughter Sachiko, and grandsons Christopher & Terry. He is survived by his son …
  • Japan needs radical change to achieve health security K年1月20日 E10時24分 Japan Times In his policy speech to the parliament on Dec. 6, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida touched on the importance of economic security. “With countries around the world engaging in fierce competition to secure strategic goods and acquire key technologies, economic …
  • 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 decides to put Tokyo, 12 more areas under COVID quasi-emergency K年1月20日 E9時30分 Kazinform TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan decided Wednesday to place Tokyo and 12 other areas under a coronavirus quasi-state of emergency, with a record 41,487 new infections reported nationwide as the highly transmissible Omicron variant spreads rapidly across the …
  • Japan's best castles to visit at least once K年1月20日 E2時15分 CNN (CNN) — During Japan's Sengoku "Warring States" era (1467-1615), castles were constructed, bolstered and fortified all across the Japanese archipelago, resulting in approximately 5,000 individual keeps. Though many were razed at the behest of …
  • 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 …
  • Japan to put Tokyo, 12 other prefectures under COVID quasi-emergency K年1月19日 E1時18分 Japan Today Japan decided Wednesday to place Tokyo and 12 other areas under a coronavirus quasi-state of emergency, with the capital reporting a record 7,377 new infections as the highly transmissible Omicron variant spreads rapidly across the country. The decision …
  • Japan set to put Tokyo, 12 other areas under COVID quasi-emergency K年1月19日 E7時58分 Kazinform TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan on Wednesday will decide to place Tokyo and 12 other areas under a coronavirus quasi-state of emergency as the rapid spread of the Omicron variant lifts nationwide COVID-19 cases to new record highs and threatens to stretch the …
  • Samsung wafer foundry aims to overtake TSMC by 2030 K年1月19日 E6時33分 DigiTimes Samsung Electronics recently announced its wafer foundry now serves over 100 customers. Based on current conditions, the wafer foundry market in 2022 looks to be just as hot as it was in 2021. As a result, the South Korean industry is optimistic about …
  • USD/JPY Technical Analysis: Attempting to Rise K年1月18日 E6時48分 MENAFN (MENAFN- Daily Forex) For the third day in a row, the price of the USD/JPY is back to a bullish rebound, after it tested its impact in early trading today. The resistance level is 1150.00 again, after profit-taking sales, which pushed the currency pair …
  • Japan’s Osaka to see daily record of about 6,000 COVID-19 cases K年1月18日 E8時17分 Kazinform OSAKA. KAZINFORM - Japan's western prefecture of Osaka is expected to report around 6,000 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, far outstripping its all-time daily high of 3,760 over the weekend, an official with knowledge of the matter said, Kyodo reports. In …
  • 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 …
  • Municipalities set up skate parks amid post-Olympics popularity K年1月18日 E7時45分 Japan Times Municipalities around Japan have been setting up facilities for skateboarding after a surge in popularity for the sport following last summer’s Tokyo Olympics. Local governments are looking to offer environments for people to skateboard safely and keep …
  • Japan plans to issue quasi-emergency status for 13 omicron-hit prefectures K年1月18日 E3時09分 Japan Times Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday night that the government plans to issue quasi-emergencies measures for 13 prefectures where the omicron variant of the coronavirus is increasing as nationwide cases hit a record 30,000. The 13 prefectures are: …
  • 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 …
  • Japan Reportedly Considers COVID-19 Quasi-Emergency for Tokyo, 10 Other Prefectures K年1月17日 E4時35分 Sputnik News https://sputniknews.com/20220117/japan-reportedly-considers-covid-19-quasi-emergency-for-tokyo-10-other-prefectures-1092323384.html Japan Reportedly Considers COVID-19 Quasi-Emergency for Tokyo, 10 Other Prefectures Japan Reportedly …
  • 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 …
  • Beneath the surface: Are Japan’s iconic hot-spring resources sustainable? K年1月17日 E6時19分 EIN Presswire The pleasure of soaking in a secluded hot spring enveloped by the sights and sounds of nature is an experience that many in Japan love to indulge in. The country is renowned for the abundance and beauty of its onsen, or hot springs. Many onsen users report …
  • 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. …
  • The volcano that erupted, starting tsunamis, had been quiet for several years. K年1月16日 E12時56分 The New York Times Meulaboh City, Indonesia, was the hardest area hit by a 9.0 earthquake and tsunamis in 2004.Credit...AFP/Getty Images Since 2001, there have been 296 tsunami events, according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. But …
  • 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 …
  • Signs of ‘Significant’ Tsunami Damage Are Seen in Tonga After Undersea Volcano K年1月15日 E9時24分 The New York Times Meulaboh City, Indonesia, was the hardest area hit by a 9.0 earthquake and tsunamis in 2004.Credit...AFP/Getty Images Since 2001, there have been 296 tsunami events, according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. But …
  • 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 4,051 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 …
  • TSMC remains committed to expanding capacity, despite warnings of lower demand K年1月14日 E10時42分 Computing Chip maker TSMC plans to invest up to $44 billion (£32 billion) this year to beef up chip manufacturing capacity, amid analyst warnings that the demand for technology gadgets could soften in near future. In its latest earnings call, the Taiwanese chip …
  • More than 20,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Japan for first time since Sept. 1. K年1月14日 E9時13分 Japan Times The national tally of coronavirus cases exceeded 20,000 on Friday for the first time since Sept. 1, only two days after topping 10,000 for the first time in over four months, as a sixth wave of the pandemic spurred by the omicron variant continues to …
  • Firefighter docked pay for making over a million yen from game streaming K年1月13日 E3時12分 Japan Today Firefighting in any country is a difficult and heroic job deserving of our respect, but in Japan they also have to put up with incredibly strict protocols. It wasn’t until 2018 that fire department workers in Kimetsu City, Chiba Prefecture were allowed to …
  • 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 …
  • 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! …
  • Korean oyster rice soup (gul guk bap) K年3月27日 E6時31分 South China Morning Post This Korean dish of oyster, seaweed and rice soup is something I make when I’m dining alone, because I’m the only one in my household that likes oysters. It’s delicious, and takes only about 20 minutes to prepare, including thawing the oysters (I use …
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