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Japan Is Racing to Test a Favipiravir, a Drug to Treat Covid-19

Based on a compound discovered in 1998, the antiviral Favipiravir is already being used in Japan and Turkey. Its maker? A subsidiary of Fujifilm. Source:…

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North Korea tests missiles

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Sunday fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea, South Korea and Japan said, continuing a streak of…

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Japan, spared mass outbreak so far, now sees ‘national crisis’ after Tokyo surge

Japan, so far spared the mass spread of coronavirus that has hit Europe and North America, took urgent new steps on Thursday to respond to…

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Olympics: Japan and IOC agree to postpone Tokyo 2020 Games until 2021

Thirty-second Olympic Games have been postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/olympics/olympics-tokyo-2020-postponed-coronavirus-update-cancelled-a9421131.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Olympics: IOC finally listen to their athletes over Tokyo 2020 and not a moment too soon

The IOC are not alone in adopting a hopeful ‘wait-and-see’ stance similar to those of other governing bodies and governments in response to coronavirus but…

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Postponement? Maybe. Cancellation? No way: Tokyo 2020 organizers say they won’t discuss cancellation of Olympic Games

The organizing committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has responded to the IOC’s announcement that it will evaluate plans to hold the Olympics at…

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USA Swimming calls for Olympics to be delayed: 'Our athletes are under tremendous pressure'

The organisation encourages postponement of the Games until 2021 Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-olympics-when-coronavirus-delay-usa-swimming-team-athletes-a9415536.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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The National Cancel Japan Tour Dates Due to Coronavirus

The National have become the latest band to cancel concerts in Asia due to coronavirus concerns. “Much to our disappointment, in the interest of public…

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Hadaka Matsuri: Thousands take part in Japan's 'Naked Festival'

Men in loincloths compete to be ‘luckiest of the year’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/naked-festival-japan-okayama-saidaiji-temple-a9338506.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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Large earthquake strikes off coast of Russia and Japan

No threat of tsunami or reports of serious damage or injury, officials say Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/russia-earthquake-today-kuril-islands-tsunami-usgs-magnitude-latest-a9333176.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Watch Japan’s first robot bartender mix and serve a cocktail

Robotic employees such as hotel concierges and English teachers are nothing new in Japan, but here is its first robotic bartender. QBIT Robotics created this…

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The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Posters Feature a Wildly Diverse Blend of Artistic Styles

Lacking the traditional sport and tournament themes of previous years, the official posters for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games are taking a different…

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Plane makes emergency landing after engine catches on fire

None of the 278 people onboard were injured Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/plane-engine-fire-all-nippon-airways-a9255201.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published…

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Fukushima’s radioactive farmland to become clean-energy hub, powering the region & Tokyo metropolitan area

Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture, which suffered one of the world’s worst nuclear disasters eight years ago, is now set to be transformed into a renewable energy…

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Microsoft’s Reduced Workweek Increased Productivity by 40%

Microsoft’s Japan office reduced its workweek to four days for a full month, and productivity jumped by 40%. Why isn’t it implemented everywhere? Richard Wolff…

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Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto wins Japanese culture award – a first for video games

Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of Nintendo’s Mario, has been designated Japan’s Person of Cultural Merit. The honor has been bestowed upon Kabuki actors, composers, and…

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Japan will help NASA build a space station near the Moon

Back in September, NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) revealed their intention to work together under the Artemis program. Now, it’s official —…

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Typhoon Hagibis Is Japan’s Latest Multi-Billion-Dollar Disaster

Typhoon Hagibis may now be a swirl of clouds near Alaska, but its impacts on Japan are still playing out. The country was walloped by…

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Typhoon Faxai turns deadly as 130mph winds smash into Japan cutting power to 900,000 homes

One woman was killed as strong winds slammed her into side of a building in Tokyo Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/typhoon-faxai-japan-tokyo-death-toll-damage-path-weather-a9097666.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Newly Discovered Japanese Duck-Billed Dinosaur Was a Cretaceous Beach Bum

Introducing Kamuysaurus japonicus—an entirely new genus and species of hadrosaur from Japan. The location of its fossilized remains suggests these majestic herbivores browsed ancient shorelines,…

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New whale species discovered in ocean off Japan

Occasional sightings by whalers were well documented, but a beached whale in 2012 helped provide detailed evidence of previously unrecognised creature Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/whale-beaked-japan-new-species-found-hokkaido-university-a9093121.html Droolin’ Dog…

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