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Japan travel firms to get more funds under “Go To” campaign

October 14, 2020

Tokyo- The Japanese government will provide private-sector travel companies with more funds for covering the costs of discounts under its Go To Travel tourism promotion program, tourism minister Kazuyoshi Akaba said Tuesday. The move comes after major travel-booking website operators

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New dining-use face shield developed with Fugaku data

October 14, 2020

Tokyo- Suntory Liquors Ltd. and Toppan Printing Co. said they have developed a face shield that can be worn while eating, using data from simulations by the Fugaku supercomputer. The new product, announced Tuesday, comes as eateries struggle with measures

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SoftBank eyes 20-30GB mobile plan costing 5,000 Yen or less

October 14, 2020

Tokyo- Japan’s SoftBank Corp. is considering introducing a new mobile phone service plan costing 5,000 yen or less for 20-30 gigabytes of data per month, informed sources said Tuesday. The fee would be about 30 pct lower than that of

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Ex-Sekisui Chemical worker allegedly leaks data to China firm

October 14, 2020

Osaka- Japanese police sent papers on a former Sekisui Chemical Co. employee to public prosecutors on Tuesday for allegedly leaking technological secrets of the firm to a Chinese company. The police department of Osaka Prefecture, western Japan, charged the former

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Comfort women statue in Berlin not to be removed for time being

October 14, 2020

Berlin- The central Berlin district of Mitte said Tuesday a statue symbolizing so-called wartime comfort women built there recently will not be removed for the time being. The announcement came after a pro-South Korea civic group in Germany which erected

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Tokyo opens pet-friendly facility for COVID-19 patients

October 14, 2020

Tokyo-The Tokyo metropolitan government on Friday opened an accommodation facility that allows COVID-19 patients to stay with their pets. The move is part of the metropolitan government’s efforts to ensure that coronavirus patients with mild or no symptoms stay at

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PH Embassy in Tokyo promotes Filipino food through “Eat’s More Fun in the Philippines” online campaign

October 13, 2020

As part of the promotion of Filipino Food, the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo, through its Tourism Section, launched the Eat’s More Fun in the Philippines website on 12 October 2020 endorsing three famous dishes from the country: Chicken Adobo, Pork

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AFP eyes partnership with Japan to improve cyber defense, security

October 13, 2020

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is eyeing a partnership with Japan on improving its cyber defense and security. “We look at Japan as one of the sources of these modern equipment because Japan is technologically advanced as far

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