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Diamond Princess cruise ship passengers under quarantine

February 4, 2020

The Diamond Princess cruise ship (R) with over 3,000 people sits anchored in quarantine off the port of Yokohama on February 4, 2020, a day after it arrived with passengers feeling ill. Japan has quarantined the cruise ship carrying 3,711

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Prix de Lausanne

February 3, 2020

Japan’s Ariel Daley performs on stage on the first day of the 48th Prix de Lausanne at the 2m2c Montreux Music and Convention Centre, in Montreux, Switzerland, 03 February 2020. Launched in 1973, the Prix de Lausanne is an international

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Japan art: Hokusai

February 3, 2020

An elderly man walks past a poster promoting the ‘Hokusai – The teacher-student showdown!’ exhibition at the Sumida Hokusai Museum in Tokyo, Japan, 03 February 2020. The exhibition presents a collection of artworks by the famous ukiyo-e artist and his

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Japanese manga artist Tsuge honored in France

February 3, 2020

Paris–Japanese manga artist Yoshiharu Tsuge was honored at the Angouleme International Comics Festival in France on Saturday. Tsuge, 82, received a standing ovation at an award ceremony and said he was very honored, according to a post from the festival’s

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Bean-throwing Ceremony at the Sensoji Temple

February 3, 2020

Kindergarten children holding boxes of beans take part in a bean-throwing ceremony to drive away evil spirits and bring good luck at the annual Setsubun Festival at the Sensoji temple in Tokyo on February 3, 2020. AFP-Jiji Press

Sapporo Snow Festival venue final check

February 3, 2020

Odori Park venue, the main venue of the Sapporo Snow Festival, is illuminated for final check in Sapporo, northern Japan, 03 February 2020, the eve of the opening of the winter festival. Sapporo Snow Festival will open 04 February and

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Completion of Ariake Arena

February 2, 2020

General view of the Ariake Arena after the opening ceremony following its completion in Tokyo, Japan, 02 February 2020. The venue will host the Olympic volleyball and the Paralympic wheelchair basketball tournaments at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Government faced criticism for quarantine procedures

January 30, 2020

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (front, C) speaks during a budget committee session of the upper house at parliament on January 30, 2020. Three Japanese evacuated from the epicentre of a deadly new coronavirus outbreak have tested positive for the

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