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9 November 2018

In case you missed it: Trump's awkward response to a Japanese reporter

U.S. President Donald Trump’s combative relationship with the media was on full display Wednesday as he shouted and ranted at reporters in a news conference that led to the suspension of a CNN reporter. (Japan Times)

Passengers to be banned from carrying knives onto all trains in Japan in April

The transport ministry will prohibit passengers of all trains in Japan from carrying unpacked knives onto trains from next April under new security measures following a fatal stabbing on a shinkansen bullet train in June, officials said Tuesday. (Japan Today)

Japan's first drone document delivery operation launched in Fukushima amid labor shortage

Japan Post Co. on Wednesday began transporting documents by drone in Fukushima Prefecture, the first operation of its kind in Japan, following easing of regulations to cope with labor shortages in the transport industry. (Japan Times)

Tokyo Medical Univ to accept some applicants denied by exam rigging

Tokyo Medical University will admit applicants who were rejected in 2017 and 2018 due to a rigged admission process, if they still wish to attend japan the school, sources familiar with the matter said Tuesday. (Japan Today)

Japan's youth suicides hit 30-year high

Suicides by Japanese youth have reached a 30-year-high, the education ministry said on Monday, even as overall suicide numbers have steadily declined over the past 15 years. (Japan Today)


SOCIETY

Nov 08

Postal employee, 36, paid teen girl for sex in rental car

Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a male employee of Japan Post for allegedly paying a teenage girl for an illicit encounter earlier this year, reports the Sankei Shimbun (tokyoreporter.com)

Nov 08

49-year-old man, socially withdrawn for 40 years, arrested for abandoning mother’s corpse

A 49-year-old unemployed man has been arrested on charges of corpse abandonment after his mother’s body was found at their home in Yokohama. The suspect, who is reportedly unable to talk with strangers, has been a hikikomori (social recluse) for approximately 40 years and is communicating in writing during the police investigation. (Japan Today)

Nov 07

Man nabbed after clip shows 280 kph drive

Osaka Prefectural Police have sent papers to prosecutors on a man who allegedly drove a vehicle at 220 kilometers over the speed limit on a road in Higashiosaka City earlier this year, reports NHK (Nov. 5). (tokyoreporter.com)

Nov 07

Man arrested over deaths of mother, grandmother in Shimane

Police have arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of killing his 46-year-old mother and 82-year-old grandmother at their home in Matsue, Shimane Prefecture. (Japan Today)

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BUSINESS

Nov 07

Toyota logs record sales in first half

Toyota Motor reported record sales for the 6-month period to September thanks to demand in Asia, including China. (NHK)

Nov 02

Japan mobile wars: KDDI teams with newcomer Rakuten

KDDI and Rakuten said Thursday they will share each other's assets while competing to offer services in their respective fields, as the telecom operator debuts e-commerce services and the online retailer enters the mobile space. (Nikkei)

Nov 01

Docomo will slash mobile rates by up to 40%

Japan's top wireless carrier, NTT Docomo, will lower its service charge by 20% to 40% while giving subscribers more freedom on phones, including letting them bring unlocked and secondhand devices to its network. (Nikkei)

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ECONOMY

Nov 05

Natural disasters cost Japan over billion

Japan's government-affiliated financial institution says the 4 major natural disasters that hit the country this year are expected to have a negative impact on the country's economy of more than 10 billion dollars. (NHK)

Nov 04

Tiny Japanese island goes missing off Hokkaido

Missing: A tiny island off Hokkaido. Or so authorities fear, prompting plans for a survey to determine if the outcrop has been washed away, ever so slightly shrinking the country’s territorial waters. (Japan Times)

Nov 01

China's love for 'Made in Japan' rewrites investment strategies

Japanese consumer goods companies are increasing investment in factories at home, with an eye to exporting to China and other Asian markets where "Made in Japan" products have cachet. (Nikkei)

Nov 01

Japan farmers worried over trans-Pacific trade pact taking effect

Japanese farmers expressed concern Wednesday about an expected influx of imports and other effects of a trans-Pacific free trade agreement led by Japan that is set to enter into force on Dec. 30. (Kyodo)

Oct 31

Japan's job availability improves to 44-year high

Job availability in Japan improved to a fresh 44-year high in September as companies sought to ramp up hiring, government data showed Tuesday. (Japan Today)

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POLITICS

Nov 09

In case you missed it: Trump's awkward response to a Japanese reporter

U.S. President Donald Trump’s combative relationship with the media was on full display Wednesday as he shouted and ranted at reporters in a news conference that led to the suspension of a CNN reporter. (Japan Times)

Nov 04

US exempts Japan on Iranian oil import ban

Japanese government sources have told NHK the United States will allow Japan to temporarily continue importing crude oil from Iran, after the reinstatement of US sanctions. (NHK)

Nov 03

2 SDF jets bump midair in noninjury accident

Two Japanese Air Self-Defense Force fighter jets came into contact during a training exercise, but the pilots were unharmed. (NHK)

Oct 31

South Korea's top court rules Japanese company must pay wartime compensation

South Korea’s Supreme Court ordered a Japanese steelmaker on Tuesday to compensate Korean men forced to toil in its factory for Japan’s World War II efforts, a landmark ruling that threatened to intensify friction between America’s two key allies in Asia. (nytimes.com)

Oct 31

LDP approves bill to accept more foreign workers

Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party's decision-making body has approved a bill to revise the immigration control law to increase the number of foreign workers from next April. (NHK)

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EDUCATION

Nov 08

Tokyo Medical Univ to accept some applicants denied by exam rigging

Tokyo Medical University will admit applicants who were rejected in 2017 and 2018 due to a rigged admission process, if they still wish to attend the school, sources familiar with the matter said Tuesday. (Japan Today)

Nov 07

Japan's youth suicides hit 30-year high

Suicides by Japanese youth have reached a 30-year-high, the education ministry said on Monday, even as overall suicide numbers have steadily declined over the past 15 years. (Japan Today)

Oct 31

School teachers in Japan work more than 11 hours a day: survey

Teachers and officials at elementary, junior high and high schools across Japan are working more than 11 hours per day on average, raising concern about serious health repercussions or even deaths, a government survey showed Tuesday. (Kyodo)

Oct 30

24 women seek damages for unfair entrance exams

A group of women is demanding that Tokyo Medical University refund their entrance exam fees and pay damages for their unfair treatment. (NHK)

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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Oct 30

TEPCO deletes hashtag after public outcry

The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station has deleted a hashtag it used for Instagram that means to enjoy views of the plant. (NHK)

Oct 30

Rocket carrying 1st UAE-made satellite launched from Japan

A Japanese rocket on Monday lifted the United Arab Emirates’ first locally made satellite into orbit successfully from a space centre in southern Japan. (financialpost.com)

Oct 28

Ikata nuclear reactor goes back online

A reactor at the Ikata nuclear power plant in Ehime Prefecture, western Japan, has gone back online after being suspended for about one year. (NHK)

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SPORTS

Nov 09

Japan to ban drone flights over 2020 Games venues

The Japanese government is set to ban flights of drones over and near the venues of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics to prevent accidents and acts of terrorism. (NHK)

Nov 09

Hakuho to skip Kyushu tournament

Yokozuna Hakuho will not take part in the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament that begins on Sunday as he is still recuperating from an operation on his right knee. (NHK)

Oct 31

Sumo: Takanoiwa drops suit against ex-yokozuna

Sumo wrestler Takanoiwa has withdrawn a damages suit against former yokozuna Harumafuji, claiming he can no longer tolerate harassment of his family by his fellow Mongolians. (NHK)

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TRAVEL

Nov 09

Kyoto Restaurant Tour Experience | Gion at Night

Kyoto, Japan. Think food. Lots of food! That's dining out in the city and Gion is the place to be at night. Tempura, Tofu, Ramen, Wagyu Steaks, Sushi, Sashimi, Sukiyaki, Grilled Fish... it's endless! (ONLY in JAPAN)

Nov 09

Kyoto aiming to disperse crowds to ease 'overtourism'

Kyoto, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Japan, is aiming to attract travelers to lesser-known spots to ease "overtourism" that has increased complaints among visitors and local people. (Japan Today)

Nov 08

Passengers to be banned from carrying knives onto all trains in Japan in April

The transport ministry will prohibit passengers of all trains in Japan from carrying unpacked knives onto trains from next April under new security measures following a fatal stabbing on a shinkansen bullet train in June, officials said Tuesday. (Japan Today)

Nov 07

Tepco offers English-language virtual tour of crippled Fukushima nuclear plant

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. has launched an English-language online virtual tour of the interior of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 power plant, allowing website visitors to check the progress of decommissioning work following the 2011 meltdowns --- one of the world's worst nuclear crises. (Japan Times)

Nov 05

Karatsu Kunchi autumn festival reaches peak

Local residents and tourists have flocked to a traditional autumn festival featuring colorful floats parading through Karatsu City, southwestern Japan. (NHK)

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FEATURED BLOGS

Nov 9

Pop-Up Café In Tokyo Will Allow Severely Disabled to Work Using Robotic Avatars

The DAWN Café is an upcoming trial project that will test an inclusive working environment. The café will seemingly be staffed with robots that will wait on you by bringing you your coffee and asking if you need anything. But if you think this i...

Nov 8

Following the flow of the Takasegawa on Kiyamachi Street

This month our friend, Edward J. Taylor, continues his exploration of Kyoto's streets with a thoughtful stroll along Kiyamachi. To view previous installments of this ongoing series see the links at the end of this article.

The Bank of Yanagihara...

Nov 8

Healthy Lunch Ideas For Each Day Of The Week

When I shared my last Savvy Tokyo article “Healthy Breakfast Ideas For Each Day of The Week” on my Facebook page, someone commented: “thankkkk you for this! now can you make one for me for lunch and dinner too???” Of course, I say, this is...

Nov 7

Japan’s Hilarious ‘Crappiest Apartment of the Year’ Awards Are Back

Have you ever seen an apartment in Japan that made you think, “…huh?”

With the upcoming #クソ物件オブザイヤー, or “Crappiest Apartment of the Year” award being announced today, it could be your time to shine by sharing that de...

Nov 6

Savvy’s Guide To Tokyo’s Best Lesbian And Bisexual-Friendly Bars and Apps

The LGBT scene in Tokyo is well and truly thriving. However, thanks in part to the nation's at times prudish attitude to sexuality, it remains a little more hidden than its queer contemporaries across the globe. If you're new to town and don't kno...

Nov 1

Koyo: 10 Places to See Autumn Leaves In and Around Tokyo

The fall version of cherry blossom, changing leaves transform Tokyo into an autumnal haven (even if you're just popping to Lawson for some milk). Autumn is also a good time for a Tokyo honeymoon. Koyo time is here! 紅葉, meaning the changing o...

Nov 1

Hidden My Game by Mom Is The Cult Hit You Need to Play

Hidden my game by mom start screen

We're fortunate enough to live in an age where game developers are aplenty, especially in Japan, and more games are released than we can keep up with. One that I totally bypassed is the excellently named Hidden my game by mom!, a free escape room-...

Nov 1

Miniature Gardens Inside the Drainage of Japanese Retaining Walls

In hilly and mountainous Japan, retaining walls are a common sight. As the name implies, they're designed to retain soil to a slope and keep it from spilling into streets and other areas that us humans use on a daily basis. And where there are ret...

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