Sugar prices are rocketing as climate change drives producers away from the sweet stuff. www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/new
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The coronavirus pandemic has forced some women in Thailand to turn to sex work. But that industry has been devastated by the pandemic, too, and is no guaranteed route out of poverty. www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/new
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The UK’s vaccination program has been progressing rapidly and people are beginning to book foreign holidays. But at one popular destination, feelings about the return of travelers are mixed. www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/new
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With Japan languishing at the bottom of the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap, diplomats based in the country shared their views on what needs to be done. www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/new
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The Tsuyama Cultural Center in Okayama Prefecture is known for its traditional Japanese exterior design. Inside, it has been hosting exciting artistic events for decades.
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A museum showcasing old models of the iconic Romancecar has opened in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The train travels between Tokyo and the popular resort town of Hakone.
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Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed 843 new cases of the coronavirus in the capital on Wednesday. It is in talks with the central government on matters regarding a state of emergency.
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The Japan Coast Guard is considering whether to use drones for a range of operations, including search and rescue, surveillance, and territorial patrol missions.
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Scientists have identified a new species of centipede in Okinawa. It can survive underwater and eats shrimp.
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An aide to former Japanese Prime Minister Hashimoto Ryutaro gives an insider’s account of how the historic – and troubled – deal was reached to move US Marine Corps Air Station Futenma within Okinawa. ...
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Students in California are gradually returning to classrooms, experts worry that a bungled reopening could exacerbate educational inequality. www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/new
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Scientists have identified a new species of centipede in Okinawa. It can survive underwater and eats shrimp.
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The Japanese government may be edging closer to declaring another state of emergency, based on a request from the western prefecture of Osaka.
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A Tokyo bakery that's only open at night is popular for its tasty rolls and pastries. But the shop isn’t just focused on selling bread. It’s also tackling two important social issues: unemployment and food waste.
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New film documents one woman’s efforts to ban nuclear weapons
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Paris-based singer-actress Jane Birkin has forged an ongoing connection with survivors of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami. www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/new
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A Red Cross report finds young Syrians are bearing physical and emotional scars from the decade-long civil war that has torn their lives apart. www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/new
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A railway section in eastern Taiwan's Hualien County is back in service 17 days after a limited express train derailed in a tunnel, leaving 49 people dead and more than 200 injured.
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A totem of modernist architecture in Okayama City is known for the night sky that adorns its ceiling.
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