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Emperor Akihito expresses his thoughts on abdication in pre-arranged video message

Emperor Akihito expresses his thoughts on abdication in pre-arranged video message

August 8, 2016, Tokyo, Japan – Emperor Akihito addresses to the nation, expressing his thoughts on abdication in a video message from the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Monday, August […]

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Robodog and disaster rescue technology at Tohoku University

Robodog and disaster rescue technology at Tohoku University

Kazunori Ohno Associate Professor at Tohoku University introduces high-tech equipment for rescue dogs at Tohoku University as part of the 1000km Relay to Tokyo 2016 tour on July 31, 2016, […]

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Yuriko Koike becomes Tokyo’s first female governor

Yuriko Koike becomes Tokyo’s first female governor

Japan’s former Defense Minister Yuriko Koike, center, takes a deep bow as her supporters celebrate her landslide victory in the gubernatorial election with Banzai cheers at her election headquarters in […]

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Pokemon Go launches in Japan

Pokemon Go launches in Japan

Fans try out Pokemon Go in front of the Kabukiza theater in Tokyo’s Ginza district on July 22, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. (All photos by Kenjiro Matsuo/AFLO) The Pokemon Go app […]

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Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Ruling Coalition Wins Majority in Upper House

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Ruling Coalition Wins Majority in Upper House

Tokyo, Japan – Japanese Prime Minister and ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) president Shinzo Abe pins a rosette on his party’s candidates list in the Upper House election at the […]