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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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Miei-do Hall Shown to Media after 8-Year Restoration

January 29, 2020

The inside of Miei-do Hall is shown to the media after restoration at Chion-in Temple in Kyoto, Japan, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020.The main hall of the Buddhist temple underwent an eight-year restoration, the most extensive since its reconstruction in 1639.

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Japanese chef wins 3 Michelin stars in France for 1st time

January 28, 2020

Paris–French restaurant Kei in Paris run by Japanese chef Kei Kobayashi won three stars in the 2020 Michelin Guide for France published on Monday. Kobayashi from Nagano Prefecture, central Japan, became the first Japanese chef to earn the highest rating

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Disaster Preparedness Drill in Tokyo

January 28, 2020

Participants attend a “disaster preparedness drill” organised by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government at the Musashino Forest Sports Plaza, the venue for the badminton and the modern pentathlon events at the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics, in the Japanese capital on January

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Coronavirus Prevention

January 26, 2020

Pedestrians wearing protective masks to help stop the spread of a deadly virus which began in the Chinese city of Wuhan, walk on a street in Tokyo’s Ginza area on January 26, 2020. Japan’s health authorities on January 26 confirmed

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Chinese New Year celebration in Yokohama

January 25, 2020

Visitors wearing masks offer prayers at the Kanteibyo temple as part of Chinese New Year celebrations in Yokohama Chinatown, near Tokyo, Japan, 25 January 2020. Visitors are celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival, while a new coronavirus

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Tourist arrivals rose in November: DOT

January 24, 2020

International visitor arrivals continued to increase sharply last November, indicating another record-high finish for the tourism industry by the end of 2019, according to the latest data released by the Department of Tourism (DOT) on Friday. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat

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Tokyo 2020 Official Art Posters Exhibition

January 24, 2020

This picture taken on January 7, 2020 shows official Olympic and Paralympic posters on display at the Tokyo 2020 Official Art Posters Exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo. The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

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