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First female student after ban of women on submarines

January 22, 2020

In this handout picture taken and released on January 22, 2020 by Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, Saki Takenouchi (front row, 2nd R) and other students attend a ceremony to begin their national naval submarine academy classes in Kure, Hiroshima prefecture.

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Japan’s Territory, Sovereignty Museum to reopen Tuesday

January 21, 2020

Tokyo–Japan’s National Museum of Territory and Sovereignty is set to reopen on Tuesday, in the Kasumigaseki central government district in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward. The new museum has about seven times more floor space than its predecessor and more exhibits related

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FOCUS: Salmon penetrating Japan’s sushi restaurant scene

January 21, 2020

Tokyo–Salmon established itself on the Japanese sushi restaurant scene relatively recently, and the fish’s popularity is growing further, especially Norwegian salmon. Some restaurants at the Toyosu wholesale food market site in Tokyo’s Koto Ward added salmon to their menus only

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Japan Prime Minister Delivers Speech

January 20, 2020

Lawmakers listen as Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) delivers a policy speech at the lower house of the Diet during the opening of the 150-day regular session in Tokyo, Japan, 20 January 2020. EPA-Jiji Press

Japan Unified University Entrance Exams Begin

January 18, 2020

Supervisors distributing question papers at the last entrance examination of the university entrance examination center under the current method = Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo Students take the unified university entrance exams in Tokyo, Japan, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.This year’s two-day unified university

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Remembering Kobe Earthquake

January 17, 2020

Victims Remembered 25 Years after Kobe Earthquake Some 5,000 bamboo lanterns are lit to form lines reading a Japanese word meaning “remember” as well as “1.17” during a memorial ceremony for the earthquake in Higashi-Yuenchi Park in Kobe, western Japan,

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Yohji Yamamoto’s collection in Paris Fashion Week

January 17, 2020

Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto aknowledges the public at the end of his show, during the men’s Fashion Week for the Fall/Winter 2020/21 collection in Paris on January 16, 2020. AFP-Jiji Press

Japanese Designer in Paris

January 16, 2020

Kenzo Takada, flanked by his assistants Jonathan Bouchet Manheim (L), Wanda Jelmini (2L) and Engelbert Honorat (R), poses in his studio in Paris on January 14, 2020 ahead of the launching of K3, his design brand. – After 20 years

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