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Japan furious after dozens of US Marines stationed in country diagnosed with coronavirus in massive outbreak

‘We have strong doubts the American military has taken adequate disease prevention measures,’ local governor says after more than 60 troops at two bases test…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Japanese Rock on Bandcamp

From straight-ahead tunes with radio-ready hooks to wonky mergers of electronic music and spoken-word, Japanese rock in 2020 takes many forms. Read full story on…

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Microsoft built Japan’s contact-tracing app using Apple and Google tech

Japan is finally getting ready to launch its COVID-19 contact-tracing app, which officials hope will help prevent a second wave of infections. The app —…

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Threatened species are 'laundered' in Japan's exotic pet trade, study finds

Stop The Wildlife Trade: Species like slow lorises, owls and pythons are sought for private collections and social media is playing a role in driving…

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Magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits near Japan’s Ryukyu Islands

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake has occurred at sea near the southern Japanese islands of Ryukyu. So far, no tsunami warning has been issued.The powerful jolt…

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Rest In Peace, Fetish Artist Namio Harukawa (1947 – 2020)

Beloved Japanese fetish artist Namio Harukawa passed away last week. Harukawa’s gorgeously-rendered thick women were perpetually cast in positions of casual dominance, going about their…

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Tokyo's 'internet cafe refugees' and how coronavirus shone a light on Japan's homelessness problem

There are calls for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic village to be used to protect thousands of vulnerable people, writes Jack Rathborn Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/coronavirus-japan-tokyo-internet-cyber-cafe-refugees-shinzo-abe-a9470346.html Droolin’ Dog…

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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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