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 2020-09-28 20:39 

Japan Times

Kyoto University project aims to supply iPS cells widely at low cost...

The aim of the project is to supply the cells to 1,000 patients per year at 1 million per person....

 2020-09-28 20:06 

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Aid eyed for Japan local governments promoting My Number cards...

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga aims to increase My Number card holders to nearly the whole of the country's population by the end of fiscal 2022....

 2020-09-28 19:01 

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Virus-hit Tigers endure tough, eventful week in Central League...

The difference between playing a mostly representative NPB season — as opposed to 50 or 60 games — or having it all fall apart was ......

 2020-09-28 18:58 

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Landing Jimmy Butler was easy for NBA Finals-bound Heat...

Season 1 of the Butler era in Miami will end on a stage that he's never been before — the NBA Finals....

 2020-09-28 18:41 

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B. League players prepare for change as new season nears amid pandemic...

The league's stars are in high spirits and ready to showcase their skills, even though teams are having to remain focused on managing infection risks....

 2020-09-28 18:36 

Japan Times

Stan Wawrinka routs Andy Murray in matchup of Grand Slam champions at French Open...

Paris That Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka were back together on Court Philippe Chatrier, all these years and operations later, was something of an ......

 2020-09-28 18:36 

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Dollar eases slightly to around 105.30 in Tokyo trading...

The dollar inched down to around 105.30 in lackluster Tokyo trading Monday.At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at 105.33, down from 105.38 at the same ......

 2020-09-28 18:29 

Japan Times

Tokyo stocks rise further on Wall Street advance...

Tokyo stocks went further up Monday, with buying gathering steam in the wake of a continued Wall Street rally.The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo ......

 2020-09-28 18:21 

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Tokyo Olympic torch relay to start March 25 in Fukushima Prefecture...

The Olympic flame was lit earlier this year at the site of ancient Olympia in Greece and arrived in Japan four days before the games ......

 2020-09-28 18:20 

Japan Times

The Tokyo Olympics should not be held amid coronavirus pandemic...

Hiroshi Hoketsu, 79, is a Japanese three-time Olympic equestrian. He made his Olympic debut at the 1964 Tokyo Games and became the oldest Japanese Olympian ......

 2020-09-28 18:19 

Japan Times

Princess Yuriko, great-aunt of emperor, diagnosed with heart failure...

The 97-year-old princess, the widow of Prince Mikasa, is in a stable condition and is able to converse and eat....

 2020-09-28 18:10 

Japan Times

Lukashenko and Erdogan are laughing at the EU...

The EU still requires unanimity for all foreign policy decisions. This has been one factor, amid many, that's neutered European foreign policy over the years....

 2020-09-28 18:00 

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After oil: Throwing money at green energy isn't enough...

COVID-19 and factors are giving governments the chance to move ahead on ambitious plans to advance the transition to alternative energy sources....

 2020-09-28 17:43 

Japan Times

LDP to call for economic security promotion law...

The LDP plans to formalize its proposals on the matter by year-end for submission to the government....

 2020-09-28 17:42 

Japan Times

Government sued over failure to fully and promptly disclose 'Abenomask' costs...

The plaintiff claims it was unreasonable for the government to withhold the information as it prevents discussion of whether the mask policy was appropriate....

 2020-09-28 17:34 

Japan Times

Overseas students in Japan face bleak job outlook due to pandemic...

According to a survey in July, 68.5 percent of foreign students set to graduate next spring were without job offers compared to 22.3 percent of ......

 2020-09-28 17:22 

Japan Times

ANA sees largest intraday drop in Tokyo trading since April 1...

ANA Holdings Inc. tumbled as much as 8.5 percent in Tokyo trading Monday, its largest intraday drop since April 1, after a report the airline ......

 2020-09-28 17:20 

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Leopalace21's excess debts total 11.8 billion...

Struggling apartment rental firm Leopalace21 Corp. said Monday its debts exceeded assets by 11.8 billion as of the end of June.The negative net worth reflected ......

 2020-09-28 16:24 

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Lucky fans weirded out by empty French Open...

With hardly anyone to cater to, food and drink stalls were closed and usually crowded aisles were empty....

 2020-09-28 16:21 

Japan Times

Tokyo confirms 78 new COVID-19 cases Monday...

People in their 20s made up the largest proportion of the group, at 26, while those in their 30s and 40s totaled 28, the metropolitan ......

 2020-09-28 16:15 

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With EU help, Taiwan gets rare win in China naming dispute...

Taipei Taiwan expressed satisfaction on Monday and said the European Union had stepped in to help after a global alliance of mayors stopped referring ......

 2020-09-28 16:08 

Japan Times

Disease-spreading ticks keep marching north amid climate change...

While broad correlation between ticks' spread and global warming is clear, predicting where they will go next as the climate changes is surprisingly daunting....

 2020-09-28 15:51 

Japan Times

China's largest chipmaker sinks after U.S. restrictions...

The news lifted shares of rivals, with United Microelectronics Corp. surging by the 10 percent daily limit in Taipei....

 2020-09-28 15:48 

Japan Times

Shodai still in disbelief after winning first championship...

Shodai beat rookie Tobizaru on the final day of the Autumn tournament to clinch his first makuuchi division title with a 13-2 record....

 2020-09-28 15:18 

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Kioxia delays listing on Tokyo bourse amid U.S.-China tensions...

Kioxia Holdings Corp. said Monday it will delay what would have been Japan's largest initial public offering on the Tokyo Stock Exchange this year amid ......

 2020-09-28 14:55 

Japan Times

DJ LeMahieu and Juan Soto win batting titles in shortest season in century...

LeMahieu hit .364 for the New York Yankees, the highest for an AL batting champion since Minnesota's Joe Mauer hit .365 in 2009....

 2020-09-28 14:55 

Japan Times

Japan Coast Guard has brush with Taiwanese fishing boat off Senkakus...

The incident occurred within Japan's territorial waters as the patrol boat was warning the fishing vessel to leave while sailing alongside it....

 2020-09-28 14:26 

Japan Times

Brexit talks enter key week with time and trust running out...

If a deal isn't reached, Britain would be almost certain to crash out of the EU's single market without a trade accord....

 2020-09-28 14:10 

Japan Times

Mount Fuji observes first snowfall of the season...

Monday's snowfall, the first this autumn, occurred two days earlier than usual and 24 days earlier than last year....

 2020-09-28 13:56 

Japan Times

One small hop for man? Japan shoots for jumping craft fueled by moon water...

While liquid water does not exist on the moon's surface, past research suggests there may be ice in a crater near the lunar south pole....

 2020-09-28 13:47 

Japan Times

Saudi Arabia sends blue ammonia green fuel to Japan in world first...

Japan aims to be a world leader in the use of hydrogen, which is contained in ammonia, as an energy source....

 2020-09-28 13:46 

Japan Times

Beijing unveils protections for health emergency whistleblowers...

Shanghai China's capital Beijing will protect whistleblowers who disclose information about public health emergencies, it said on Sunday, part of the country's efforts to ......

 2020-09-28 13:44 

Japan Times

Dozens dead as world leaders urge halt to Azerbaijan-Armenia clashes...

Yerevan, Armenia At least 24 people have died after deadly clashes between arch foes Armenia and Azerbaijan, as the latest violence in the decadeslong ......

 2020-09-28 13:44 

Japan Times

Japan's Aegis Ashore alternatives face feasibility questions...

As land-based radar systems consume a large amount of electricity, and installations on commercial vessels or rigs may be heavily impacted by weather conditions....

 2020-09-28 13:37 

Japan Times

Tesla's $25,000 car doesn't worry its biggest rivals in China...

"We are very happy Tesla came to China because Tesla is just like Apple in the early days, they educate the whole market," said WM ......

 2020-09-28 13:28 

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China's rebound lost momentum in September, early data shows...

New home sales in China's four biggest cities slowed in the first three weeks of September, reversing August's pickup....

 2020-09-28 13:14 

Japan Times

In Brazil's Amazon, a COVID-19 resurgence dashes herd immunity hopes...

Researchers suggested a fall in COVID-19 deaths in Manaus pointed to herd immunity, but they also believe antibodies may not last more than a few ......

 2020-09-28 13:12 

Japan Times

U.S. judge puts TikTok ban on hold as ByteDance claims overreach...

The Justice Department cited an assessment by the FBI director that China poses the "greatest long-term threat to our nation's information and intellectual property."...

 2020-09-28 13:05 

Japan Times

U.N. failures on coronavirus underscore the need for reforms...

Changes are needed, proponents say, to meet challenges far different — and more daunting — than those the body faced at its birth....

 2020-09-28 12:47 

Japan Times

Trump's tax revelation could tarnish image that fueled rise...

The U.S. president paid no income taxes whatsoever in 10 of the previous 15 years, largely because he reported losing more money than he made....

 2020-09-28 12:37 

Japan Times

Russell Wilson tosses five TD passes as Seahawks hold off Cowboys...

Seattle DK Metcalf made an unforgivable blunder by starting his celebration too soon, a textbook example of what not to do.His coach told him ......

 2020-09-28 12:01 

Japan Times

U.S. alliance of 'unprecedented' importance, says Japan defense chief...

In an interview, Nobuo Kishi said he wants to "further boost the alliance's deterrence and response capabilities" amid "an increasingly harsh national security environment."...

 2020-09-28 11:45 

Japan Times

Heat finish off Celtics in Game 6 to punch ticket for NBA Finals...

The Heat won the series 4-2 and will now meet LeBron James and the Lakers for the title....

 2020-09-28 11:45 

Japan Times

SpeakHer wants to end the all-male panel and bring women's voices into a range of discussions...

SpeakHer provides a database of women professionals who are willing to speak on conference panels in the hopes of narrowing Japan's gender gap....

 2020-09-28 11:44 

Japan Times

METI loosens grip on levers of power as balance shifts under Suga...

The Abe administration was characterized by a concentration of power under the PM and the strong presence of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry....

 2020-09-28 11:30 

Japan Times

Masks, noisy TVs and the lessons my students have learned from Corona-san...

With language lessons on hold for many English teachers due to the pandemic, William Lang catches up with some of his own Japanese students....

 2020-09-28 11:27 

Japan Times

Shohei Ohtani wants to continue as two-way player for Angels in 2021...

Despite all he's been through, Ohtani remains confident he can regain the form he showed in 2018....

 2020-09-28 11:14 

Japan Times

Trump campaign aide Brad Parscale detained after threat to harm self...

U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Brad Parscale was detained by police in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Sunday after barricading himself in his home ......

 2020-09-28 11:00 

Japan Times

A classy cat with a nose for food and fun...

Botamochi came to ARK only a few months ago, after his owner unfortunately had to be hospitalized. The 9-year-old handsomely marked male is taking the ......

 2020-09-28 10:55 

Japan Times

By lowering the debate bar for Biden, has Trump set a trap for himself?...

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has framed the first general election debate as a test for his opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden.Yet he ......

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