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Japanese artist creates ramen face mask to complement fogged glasses

24 Sep 2020

SYDNEY Japanese artist Takahiro Shibata's glasses are fogging up because of his face mask - a problem familiar to many spectacles wearers during the coronavirus pandemic. | Video

Third crewman from cattle ship rescued on lifeboat off Japan

04 Sep 2020

TOKYO/SINGAPORE A third crewman from a ship that capsized this week off Japan with more than 40 crew and a cargo of cattle on board was found alive on Friday after he was spotted by a search plane, Japan's coastguard said. | Video

In milestone year, A-bomb survivor keeps up fight for nuclear disarmament

03 Aug 2020

TOKYO Terumi Tanaka was 13 when a U.S. warplane dropped a plutonium bomb on the southern Japanese city of Nagasaki, on Aug. 9, 1945. | Video

Japanese face "new normal" after coronavirus emergency lifted

26 May 2020

TOKYO A day after Japan ended its state of emergency, Tokyo residents took to the streets with a mixture of relief and trepidation as they prepared for a "new normal" of living with the novel coronavirus.

Japanese face 'new normal' after coronavirus emergency lifted

26 May 2020

TOKYO A day after Japan ended its state of emergency, Tokyo residents took to the streets with a mixture of relief and trepidation as they prepared for a "new normal" of living with the novel coronavirus.

Japanese face "new normal" after coronavirus emergency lifted

26 May 2020

TOKYO, May 26 A day after Japan ended its state of emergency, Tokyo residents took to the streets with a mixture of relief and trepidation as they prepared for a "new normal" of living with the coronavirus.

Crowds form at Olympic torch event in Japan despite coronavirus caution

20 Mar 2020

ISHINOMAKI, Japan An Olympic torch event in Japan drew hundreds of spectators on the day of the flame's arrival on Friday, creating the type of packed gathering the government and Tokyo 2020 organisers have warned against to prevent coronavirus from spreading further. | Video

Crowds form at Olympic torch event in Japan despite coronavirus caution

20 Mar 2020

ISHINOMAKI, Japan An Olympic torch event in Japan drew hundreds of spectators on the day of the flame's arrival on Friday, creating the type of packed gathering the government and Tokyo 2020 organisers have warned against to prevent coronavirus from spreading further.

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