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FEATURE: Did baseball arrive in Japan 1 yr earlier than commonly believed?

Kyodo 15 Oct 2021
Next year is widely believed to mark the 150th anniversary of baseball's debut in Japan, introduced by Horace Wilson, an American teacher who taught English to Japanese students at a school later known as Kaisei Gakko, currently the University of Tokyo ... However, Tokyo resident ...
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Behind an athlete’s murder, a tale of a relationship gone wrong

Indian Express 15 Oct 2021
The Kenyan long-distance runner is a two-time bronze medallist at the World Championships (2017 and 2019) in the 10,000 metres and she recently finished fourth in the 5,000m at the Tokyo Olympics ... He was pampered more than the family members,” Tirop’s brother Josephat Keter said to Citizen TV.
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Doubts on legacy and cost concerns hang over Tokyo Olympic Games

Yahoo Daily News 11 Oct 2021
There is a loose consensus, though, over the “coercive” way in which the IOC treated Japanese citizens in the run-up to the Games. “If the Tokyo Olympics bring a legacy, it may well be that the world has opened its eyes to the ingrained downsides of the Olympics ... Tokyo’s closing ceremony the ideal send-off for a memorable Paralympics.
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VOX POPULI: Recent quake in Tokyo a wake-up call to get ready for the Big One

Asahi News 11 Oct 2021
Several years ago, I set out to find out by walking from my office in central Tokyo to my home in Kanagawa Prefecture ... To prevent serious confusion, the Tokyo metropolitan government calls on citizens to avoid “moving around without good reason” during a major disaster.
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Panel forces reinvestigation of Abe’s ex-aides over parties

Asahi News 07 Oct 2021
The ruling by the Tokyo No ... It will require Tokyo prosecutors to reopen the investigation into the pair. But the citizen panel upheld prosecutors’ decision not to indict Abe in connection with the dinner parties, which were held on the eve of annual government-sponsored cherry-blossom viewing gatherings in the capital.
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Factbox-Main parties contesting Japan’s lower house poll

Metro USA 07 Oct 2021
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s new prime minister, Fumio Kishida, this week set Oct ... When it comes to economic policies, the party seeks to defend the interests of less well-off citizens ... Among the other smaller parties, one of the more interest is a regional party Tokyo Citizens First, formed by Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike.
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Factbox: Main parties contesting Japan's lower house poll

Reuters 07 Oct 2021
TOKYO, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Japan's new prime minister, Fumio Kishida, this week set Oct ... When it comes to economic policies, the party seeks to defend the interests of less well-off citizens ... Among the other smaller parties, one of the more interest is a regional party Tokyo Citizens First, formed by Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike.
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Japan counts the cost as Olympic hangover sets in

Asiatimes 04 Oct 2021
The 2021 Tokyo Olympics is over and, in some respects, it was a successful one ... Those ’64 Games had transformed the city of Tokyo from a polluted backwater that almost no one wanted to visit into a high-tech megapolis that attracted waves of new tourists as well as the James Bond 007 crew that filmed You Only Live Twice in the capital.
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Nuclear power nonprofit in Japan struggling to retain English newsletter

Japan Times 03 Oct 2021
The Citizens' Nuclear Information Center based in Tokyo has published the free bimonthly Nuke Info Tokyo newsletter since 1987 ... .
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Japan lifts state of emergency after six months as Covid-19 cases steadily decline

Russia Today 01 Oct 2021
Subways were packed, airlines saw a spike in reservations, and bars in Tokyo resumed selling alcohol on Friday as Japan ended its state of emergency, leaving the country without any restrictions for the first time since April ... The latest state of emergency was introduced in Tokyo in July before the opening of the Summer Olympics.
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Tokyo Rose review – fiery musical revolves around radio DJ’s fight for justice

The Observer 29 Sep 2021
This real-life story of Iva Toguri tells of an innocent young woman caught in the tangle of historical and wartime bigotries. Toguri, who came to be known as “Tokyo Rose”, was an American citizen who visited Japan in the 1940s and became a radio DJ ... Compelling presence … Maya Britto as Iva ‘Tokyo Rose’ Toguri. Photograph. Steve Gregson Photography ... .
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Tokyo slams S. Korea court order to sell assets for WWII compensation

Straits Times 28 Sep 2021
The 1965 treaty that saw Seoul and Tokyo restore diplomatic ties included a reparation package of about US$800 million in grants and cheap loans, and stated that claims between the countries and their citizens were "settled completely and finally". Tokyo insists that extinguished the victims' right to sue.
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Tokyo protests S. Korea court order to sell assets for WWII compensation

Urdu Point 28 Sep 2021
The 1965 treaty which saw Seoul and Tokyo restore diplomatic ties included a reparation package of about $800 million in grants and cheap loans and stated that claims between the countries and their citizens were "settled completely and finally". Tokyo insists that extinguished the victims' right to sue.
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Tokyo protests South Korea court order to sell assets for World War II compensation

Straits Times 28 Sep 2021
The 1965 treaty which saw Seoul and Tokyo restore diplomatic ties included a reparation package of about US$800 million (S$1.08 billion) in grants and cheap loans and stated that claims between the countries and their citizens were "settled completely and finally". Tokyo insists that extinguished the victims' right to sue.
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Court says seized assets to be sold for WW2 laborers

Manila Standard Today 28 Sep 2021
The 1965 treaty which saw Seoul and Tokyo restore diplomatic ties included a reparation package of about $800 million in grants and cheap loans and stated that claims between the countries and their citizens were “settled completely and finally”. Tokyo insists that extinguished the victims’ right to sue.
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