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Constitutional monarchy in east Asia

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March 5, 2020
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces a two-week quarantine on visitors from China and South Korea.
March 4, 2020
Japan invests $12 billion in the Olympics, which start on July 24.
February 3, 2020
Japanese vacation rental management startup H2O raises $7 million Series B from investors including Samsung Ventures

The startup announced today it has raised $7 million in Series B funding from Samsung Ventures, Stonebridge Ventures, IMM Investment and Shinhan Capital, bringing its total raised to $18 million.

September 20, 2019
Japan announced it will accept South Korea's request for joint talks leading to arbitration by the World Trade Organization after Seoul filed a complaint with the international body over Tokyo's tightening of export controls.
May 19, 2019
Japan's economy grew at an annualized rate of 2.1 percent in the first quarter of 2019
February 28, 2019
Medtronic launches Grafton DBM in Japan

The newly launched Grafton DBM is a bone graft extender, bone graft substitute and bone void filler intended for use in bony voids or gaps in the skeletal system.

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Livemint
July 31, 2021
mint
Japan's decision to place Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, Osaka, and Okinawa prefectures in a state of emergency came while the nation is hoping 2020 Olympic Games
Reuters
July 31, 2021
@bsindia
US CDC calls for better communications to halt spread; even those vaccinated should wear masks, says CDC
Ishan Patra
July 31, 2021
The Hindu
Here's our curated list of important tech news from this week in byte size.
TRTWorld
July 30, 2021
CDC says 'war has changed' as Delta variant dangers emerge - latest updates
Coronavirus pandemic has killed over 4.2 million people and infected over 197 million globally. Here are the coronavirus-related developments for July 30:
MENAFN
July 30, 2021
news.google.com
Hundreds of thousands of people in China were in lockdown on Friday as the country battled its worst Covid-19 outbreak in months, while Japan -- a
Reuters
July 30, 2021
Devdiscourse
Asian countries from Australia to Japan and the Philippines announced tighter COVID-19 restrictions on Friday, as they battle worsening coronavirus outbreaks, driven by the more contagious Delta variant. Detected in some 96 countries, the Delta variant, first identified in India, has become a concern globally, prompting even countries with advanced vaccination programs such as the United States, Israel, and Singapore to re-impose some restrictions.
Press Trust of India
July 30, 2021
@bsindia
The women too kept their hopes of moving ahead alive with Navneet Kaur scoring a late winner against Ireland for a 1-0 win
Tess Joosse
July 30, 2021
Scientific American
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
July 30, 2021
The Times of India
Tokyo Olympics News: The Indian men's hockey team registered a comprehensive 5-3 win over hosts Japan to cement its quarterfinal spot with a second-place finish in Pool A
Science X staff
July 30, 2021
phys.org
Areas with ground temperatures that remain below 0 degrees Celsius for more than two years are referred to as permafrost, and approximately one-quarter of the Northern Hemisphere and 17% of the Earth's exposed land surface is permafrost. Permafrost is found in mountainous areas as well as in high-latitude tundra and taiga regions. Recent observations have shown that the permafrost in mountainous areas is thawing in the European Alps, Scandinavia and on the Tibetan Plateau.
Press Trust of India
July 30, 2021
@bsindia
The Indian mens hockey team registered a comprehensive 5-3 win over hosts Japan to cement its quarterfinal spot
Kyle LaHucik
July 29, 2021
FierceBiotech
Ten months after securing its first drug approval for head and neck cancer in Japan, Rakuten Medical has picked up another megaround of financing, in the form of a $166 million series D, to expand into new therapies and indications. The San Mateo, California-based company said Thursday the series D translates to $75 million in new capital and $91 million converted promissory notes.
Science X staff
July 29, 2021
phys.org
The development of agriculture was a landmark feat for modern humans. It marked the beginning of a sedentary lifestyle and development of 'civilizations'. However, the environmental factors that drove this revolutionary change in how humans lived have been debated until now.
July 28, 2021
New Scientist
An octopus with many arms, plus a strange sign in New South Wales and an ear tag that's the lightest thing since sliced bread, in Feedback's weird weekly round-up
Sports Desk
July 29, 2021
News18
Tokyo Olympics 2020, Day 6 Live Updates: PV Sindhu booked her spot in the quartefinals with a comfortable 21-15, 21-13 win over Mia Blichfeldt of Demark, she could face Japan's Akane Yamaguchi next. Indian rowers Arvind Singh and Arun Lal Jat finished 11th in the Men's Double Sculls event.
The Economist
July 28, 2021
The Economist
Invertebrates can detect the chemical signs of sickness
July 28, 2021
The Economic Times
The sputtering U.S. vaccine campaign has run headlong into the highly-contagious delta variant. The U.K.s reopening has coincided with a new surge in cases and fears of "long Covid" in younger people. In Africa, deaths have spiked as vaccine supplies remain meager. And in Japan, rising infections have forced the already-delayed Summer Olympics to be played in empty stadiums and arenas.
Stefano Mancuso
July 28, 2021
Nautilus
Japanese cuisine is so varied and refined that it's hard to happen upon something unpleasant to the palate. My personal procedure...By Stefano Mancuso
July 28, 2021
https://www.outlookindia.com/
The Japanese automaker says it expects to return to profit for the fiscal year through March 2022, with a 60 billion yen ($545 million) profit. It had previously expected to sink into a 60 billion yen annual loss.
Jagmeet Singh
July 28, 2021
NDTV Gadgets 360
Over two third of customers purchasing a new smartphone in markets including the US, Europe, and China in the next six months prefer to buy a 5G phone, according to consulting firm Kantar. It was also found that there's been a growing interest among customers for purchasing phones from a physical store over an online portal.
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