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The lower house of the Japanese parliament on Tuesday passed a bill that, if passed, will allow the country to formally accept foreign blue-collar workers and give them a pathway…
Hiroshima has unveiled the Hiroshima Peace Tourism project, which includes an interactive map showing routes intended to help visitors view the city’s many memorial sites beyond…
Twenty liters of water containing radioactive materials were accidentally released at a spent nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in the village of Rokkasho, Aomori Prefecture,…
A government bureau in Osaka is set to launch a service next year to that will allow foreign tourists to access disaster information via smartphones, ahead of the 2025 World Expo…
The United Nations warned Tuesday that current national commitments to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions are insufficient to meet a 2030 reduction goal, and that…
A group of researchers based in Japan and the United States believe that administering allergy shots to women during pregnancy could prevent their unborn children from developing…
Line Corp. said Tuesday it has teamed up with Tencent, China’s largest messaging app provider, to allow Chinese travelers in Japan to make cashless payments via smartphone.Line,…
A waste disposal facility in Musashino, Tokyo, is hosting a special event on selected days from December to February in which participants can watch how garbage is processed while…
Information & Communications Technology
November 30, 2018
A government panel of experts considering how to regulate major digital platform operators held a hearing on Wednesday in which U.S. digital giants gave their opinions on the…
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, or JAXA, unveiled on Tuesday a compact recovery capsule that brought back experiment samples from the International Space Station earlier…