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#Japan

# japan - Yesterday’s News

Covid-19 patient in Japan receives world’s first lung transplant from living donors
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Covid-19 patient in Japan receives world’s first lung transplant from living donors

Fri 6:55 AM 15,551 Views 7 Comments

The recipient is recovering after the nearly 11-hour operation.

# japan - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Olympic torch relay banned from public roads across Japan's Osaka region
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Olympic torch relay banned from public roads across Japan's Osaka region

Wed 10:00 PM 9,502 Views 5 Comments

Olympic officials are battling the logical issues tied to a new surge in cases.

# japan - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

7 goals for Netherlands, 8 for Belgium and 14 for Japan in big World Cup qualifier wins
# Goal Crazy
# Goal Crazy

7 goals for Netherlands, 8 for Belgium and 14 for Japan in big World Cup qualifier wins

Mar 30th 2021, 10:16 PM 9,487 Views 6 Comments

There was some one-sided victories in tonight’s qualifiers.

# japan - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Magnitude 7.2 earthquake felt in Japanese capital
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Magnitude 7.2 earthquake felt in Japanese capital

Mar 20th 2021, 10:14 AM 23,140 Views 24 Comments

A tsunami advisory has been issued for Japan’s north-east coast.

# japan - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Japan’s ban on same-sex marriage ruled unconstitutional by court
# New Precedent
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# New Precedent

Japan’s ban on same-sex marriage ruled unconstitutional by court

Mar 17th 2021, 7:46 AM 13,306 Views 11 Comments

The country’s refusal to issue spouse visas to partners of same-sex couples legally married overseas has been a growing problem.

# japan - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Japan marks 10th anniversary of quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster at Fukushima
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Japan marks 10th anniversary of quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster at Fukushima

Mar 11th 2021, 10:11 PM 7,550 Views 8 Comments

More than 18,000 people died and nearly half a million were displaced.

Japan falls silent to mark decade since tsunami disaster
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Japan falls silent to mark decade since tsunami disaster

Mar 11th 2021, 7:07 AM 8,643 Views 6 Comments

A minute’s silence was observed across the country at 2.46 pm local time, the precise moment a 9.0 magnitude quake hit.

# japan - Friday 26 February, 2021

Japan to end state of emergency over Covid-19 in some regions as rate of infection slows
# Tokyo Olympics
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# Tokyo Olympics

Japan to end state of emergency over Covid-19 in some regions as rate of infection slows

Feb 26th 2021, 9:14 AM 7,256 Views 3 Comments

Tokyo’s response to the virus is being closely watched around the world as doubts swirl over the postponed Tokyo Olympics

# japan - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Dozens injured after strong earthquake off Japan's Fukushima
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Dozens injured after strong earthquake off Japan's Fukushima

Feb 14th 2021, 8:09 AM 17,558 Views 0 Comments

The latest quake came nearly 10 years after the deadly earthquake that sparked a tsunami and nuclear meltdown.

# japan - Saturday 13 February, 2021

7.3 magnitude earthquake hits north-eastern coast of Japan
# Shaken
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# Shaken

7.3 magnitude earthquake hits north-eastern coast of Japan

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 6:01 PM 21,667 Views 9 Comments

Tokyo Electric Power said that 860,000 homes were without power as a result of the quake.

# japan - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

No singing or chanting as Olympic Covid-19 measures outlined
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# PlayBook

No singing or chanting as Olympic Covid-19 measures outlined

Feb 3rd 2021, 10:50 AM 2,931 Views 0 Comments

All visitors to Tokyo will be required to present proof of a recent negative test upon arrival, but vaccination will not be a condition of entry.

# japan - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Athletes told they will receive Covid-19 vaccination before Olympics - Mo Farah
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# Optimistic

Athletes told they will receive Covid-19 vaccination before Olympics - Mo Farah

Jan 26th 2021, 3:04 PM 3,407 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Florida has offered to host the Games later this year amid speculation that Japan may back out.

# japan - Friday 22 January, 2021

Japan says there is 'no truth' in report that Tokyo Olympics will be cancelled
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Japan says there is 'no truth' in report that Tokyo Olympics will be cancelled

Jan 22nd 2021, 7:41 AM 9,184 Views 10 Comments

Organisers have said they are “fully focused on hosting the Games this summer”.

# japan - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Support for holding Olympics hits new low in Japan
# Tokyo 2020
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Support for holding Olympics hits new low in Japan

Jan 10th 2021, 1:20 PM 24,965 Views 15 Comments

Tokyo 2020 organisers are insisting the Games will go ahead this year.

# japan - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

England players could miss out on Lions selection if not released for Japan warm-up Test - Gatland
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

England players could miss out on Lions selection if not released for Japan warm-up Test - Gatland

Oct 28th 2020, 2:10 PM 6,978 Views 2 Comments

The Lions head coach has urged Premiership Rugby to remove its block on players.

# japan - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Gatland's Lions to face Japan before departing on South Africa tour
# Brave Blossoms
# Brave Blossoms

Gatland's Lions to face Japan before departing on South Africa tour

Oct 21st 2020, 8:00 AM 5,888 Views 7 Comments

The game is set to be played at Murrayfield in Edinburgh in June 2021.

# japan - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Japan appoints new prime minister to replace the long-serving Shinzo Abe
# At The Helm
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# At The Helm

Japan appoints new prime minister to replace the long-serving Shinzo Abe

Sep 16th 2020, 8:00 AM 14,909 Views 10 Comments

Yoshihide Suga said he is a reformer who will help revive Japan’s Covid-ravaged economy.

# japan - Friday 11 September, 2020

The UK has announced it has agreed a 'historic' trade deal... with Japan
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The UK has announced it has agreed a 'historic' trade deal... with Japan

Sep 11th 2020, 11:18 AM 35,128 Views 91 Comments

The news comes as the EU is threatening legal action over the UK reneging on its commitments made in the Brexit withdrawal agreement.

# japan - Monday 7 September, 2020

Typhoon lashes South Korea after battering southern Japan
# Typhoon Haishen
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# Typhoon Haishen

Typhoon lashes South Korea after battering southern Japan

Sep 7th 2020, 7:48 AM 12,122 Views 1 Comment

Typhoon Haishen hit the southeastern coast of South Korea with sustained winds of up to 78 mph.

# japan - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Ship with 42 crew and carrying nearly 6,000 cattle sank off Japan, survivor says
# Typhoon Maysak
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# Typhoon Maysak

Ship with 42 crew and carrying nearly 6,000 cattle sank off Japan, survivor says

Sep 3rd 2020, 8:40 AM 34,767 Views 29 Comments

A survivor from the ship told the Japanese coastguard the Gulf Livestock 1 fell victim to rough weather during Typhoon Maysak.

# japan - Friday 28 August, 2020

More a motorcycle with propellers, Japanese company unveils its 'flying car'
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# Skydrive

More a motorcycle with propellers, Japanese company unveils its 'flying car'

Aug 28th 2020, 2:59 PM 40,828 Views 22 Comments

The machine so far can fly for just five to 10 minutes.

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces he will resign over health problems
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# Health Issues

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces he will resign over health problems

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 9:27 AM 28,244 Views 11 Comments

It had been heavily speculated Abe would step down after recent unannounced hospital visits.

# japan - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Wallabies captain Hooper to move to Japanese Top League next year
# Join The Club
# Join The Club

Wallabies captain Hooper to move to Japanese Top League next year

Aug 26th 2020, 11:30 AM 5,483 Views 11 Comments

The 28-year-old should still be available to feature for the national team in 2021.

# japan - Monday 20 July, 2020

Only one quarter of Japanese want Olympics next year: poll
# Tokyo Drift
# Tokyo Drift

Only one quarter of Japanese want Olympics next year: poll

Jul 20th 2020, 8:29 AM 2,076 Views 2 Comments

Most of those backing a delay or cancellation said they simply didn’t believe the pandemic could be contained in time for the Games.

# japan - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Widespread flooding in southern Japan has led to 50 deaths
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Widespread flooding in southern Japan has led to 50 deaths

Jul 7th 2020, 9:13 AM 9,558 Views 1 Comment

Soldiers, police and rescue workers have been searching for survivors in riverside towns.

# japan - Monday 6 July, 2020

Ex-Scotland captain Laidlaw the latest to sign up for Japanese club rugby
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# Japan

Ex-Scotland captain Laidlaw the latest to sign up for Japanese club rugby

Jul 6th 2020, 12:11 PM 6,225 Views 4 Comments

The 34-year-old was a popular figure at last year’s World Cup in Japan.

# japan - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Death toll rises as floods cause major flooding in southern Japan
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# Kumamoto

Death toll rises as floods cause major flooding in southern Japan

Jul 5th 2020, 2:17 PM 16,169 Views 8 Comments

The floods in Kumamoto region have caused serious damage.

# japan - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Two dead after flooding hits southern Japan
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# Kumamoto

Two dead after flooding hits southern Japan

Jul 4th 2020, 9:55 AM 9,248 Views 2 Comments

More than 75,000 residents in the southern prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima were asked to evacuate.

# japan - Monday 22 June, 2020

Partial solar eclipse wows stargazers in Africa, Asia and the Middle East
# Ring Of Fire
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# Ring Of Fire

Partial solar eclipse wows stargazers in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

Jun 22nd 2020, 3:20 PM 9,550 Views 7 Comments

It was known as a ‘ring of fire’ because the moon covered most, but not all, of the sun

# japan - Monday 25 May, 2020

England lock George Kruis signs for Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan
# Sayonara
# Sayonara

England lock George Kruis signs for Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan

May 25th 2020, 9:30 AM 8,239 Views 20 Comments

The 30-year-old will leave Saracens after 12 years with the club.

# japan - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Scarlets confirm Wales centre Parkes' exit ahead of expected Japan move
# Departure
# Departure

Scarlets confirm Wales centre Parkes' exit ahead of expected Japan move

May 13th 2020, 5:20 PM 7,218 Views 8 Comments

The 32-year-old will be ineligible for the Welsh if he heads abroad.

# japan - Sunday 19 April, 2020

38-year-old Carter leaves Japanese club but no retirement announcement
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# Goat

38-year-old Carter leaves Japanese club but no retirement announcement

Apr 19th 2020, 9:52 AM 15,323 Views 9 Comments

The legendary former All Blacks out-half helped the Kobelco Steelers to the Top League title in 2018

# japan - Monday 6 April, 2020

Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that
# Big In Japan
# Big In Japan

Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that

Apr 6th 2020, 12:25 PM 2,526 Views 0 Comments

Organisers have offered up two apps to allow participants to complete the marathons alone, tracked online.

# japan - Monday 16 March, 2020

Man who murdered 19 people at disability care home in Japan is sentenced to death
# Capital Punishment
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# Capital Punishment

Man who murdered 19 people at disability care home in Japan is sentenced to death

Mar 16th 2020, 10:39 AM 16,802 Views 17 Comments

The court ruled that the former employee of the facility deserved no leniency.

# japan - Monday 9 March, 2020

Top League in Japan suspends entire competition after player arrested
# Core Values
# Core Values

Top League in Japan suspends entire competition after player arrested

Mar 9th 2020, 2:15 PM 13,551 Views 6 Comments

A player from the Hino Red Dolphins was arrested for alleged cocaine use.

# japan - Friday 28 February, 2020

British man who had been on board quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship dies from Covid-19
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British man who had been on board quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship dies from Covid-19

Feb 28th 2020, 2:16 PM 80,176 Views 65 Comments

He is the first British person to have died from the coronavirus.

# japan - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Japan closes schools across the country to stop spread of Covid-19
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Japan closes schools across the country to stop spread of Covid-19

Updated Feb 27th 2020, 11:17 AM 42,314 Views 37 Comments

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he has asked schools to remain closed until spring holidays begin in late March.

Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations
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# Not Going Green

Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations

Feb 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 34,238 Views 30 Comments

In some countries, St Patrick’s Day events have already been cancelled.

# japan - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Coronavirus cruise ship passengers arrive back in the UK
# Diamond Princess
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# Diamond Princess

Coronavirus cruise ship passengers arrive back in the UK

Feb 22nd 2020, 7:22 PM 15,625 Views 12 Comments

The passengers will now go into quarantine in Wirral.

# japan - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Two Diamond Princess passengers die as Britain announces repatriation flight
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Two Diamond Princess passengers die as Britain announces repatriation flight

Updated Feb 20th 2020, 10:10 AM 48,986 Views 16 Comments

Both passengers, who were in their 80s, were taken off the ship last week and were being treated in hospital.

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