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Why is Uniqlo spelled with a Q?

It was all a happy accident, Japan’s favorite casual clothing brand says. Uniqlo might seem like a strange name, unless you know that the...

Kyodo News Digest: June 9, 2024

The following is the latest list of selected news summaries by Kyodo News. ---------- TOKYO - Japan will sign an agreement pledging long-term support...

A real nut case: Cold Stone Creamery faces suit over lack of real pistachios in pistachio ice cream

Is it nuts to assume a scoop of pistachio ice cream should contain actual pistachios? Or how about real butter in a dish of...

Watchdog accuses MUFG bank of sharing info with brokerage affiliates

Japan's securities watchdog is planning to call for a bank and two brokerage firms under Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. to be punished over...

Tokyo’s Shibuya proposing year-round public drinking ban, would be first in Japan’s capital

Shibuya looks to expand its Halloween drinking ban while another neighborhood wants to add one of its own. For many years, Tokyo’s Shibuya neighborhood...

Nagano police mark one year since two colleagues and two women were murdered

Nagano prefectural police on Friday observed a moment of silence for two colleagues who were killed along with two women during a shooting and...

Philippines, Japan to seal defense deal at 2-plus-2 meeting in July

Philippine Defense Secretary Gilberto Teodoro said on Thursday that there is a "very strong possibility" for his country and Japan to sign an agreement...

Tourists making memories via pottery rebirth, manga stamp experiences

From the art of giving broken ceramics a new life to creating traditional personalized seals carved with hit manga and pop culture characters, centuries-old...
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