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DressedUndressed: Beyond genderless fashion

6 hours 58 min ago
DressedUndressed from designers Takeshi Kitazawa and Emiko Sato, has been an unassuming yet confident presence at Tokyo fashion week since 2012, when its initial collections ...
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Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls

8 hours 12 min ago
Russians voted in a presidential election Sunday that was expected to give Vladimir Putin an easy victory, but his opponents alleged officials were compelling people ...
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In Russian election, some people say they were ordered to vote by their employers

8 hours 23 min ago
Opponents of Russian President Vladimir Putin alleged that voters in Sunday’s presidential election were being compelled to show up at polling stations in a Kremlin ...
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Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo: Menswear brands give streetwear some long-overdue cred

8 hours 27 min ago
Japan Times fashion contributors select eight menswear and unisex collections to look out for during Tokyo fashion week DressedUndressed Takeshi Kitazawa / Emiko Sato 北澤 ...
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Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo: Womenswear brands add an extra dash of cool to elegance

8 hours 28 min ago
Japan Times fashion contributors select eight womenswear collections to look out for during Tokyo fashion week
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Sumo association reveals two fresh cases of physical abuse among wrestlers

8 hours 44 min ago
Two fresh cases of physical abuse in the sumo world were revealed by the Japan Sumo Association on Sunday.The association, troubled by a variety of ...
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65% say Abe’s wife should face Diet over scandal: poll

8 hours 55 min ago
Amid a deepening scandal linked to the cronyism allegations leveled against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, 52.0 percent of the public thinks Finance Minister Taro Aso ...
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SeaHorses beat Sunrockers for 12th straight win

8 hours 58 min ago
The SeaHorses Mikawa opened the season with a road loss to the defending champion Tochigi Brex in late September.Then they rattled off a team-record 16 ...
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LDP lawmaker sought details about lecture by veterinary school whistle-blower

9 hours 12 min ago
A lawmaker from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party inquired about a lecture delivered to students by a former top education bureaucrat who has accused Prime ...
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Japan-Taiwan talks on fishing near Senkakus end with some progress

10 hours 29 sec ago
A Japan-Taiwan joint fishery committee has agreed to amend current regulations regarding fishing in waters around a cluster of Taiwan-claimed, Japan-administered islands in the East ...
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Tons of garbage cleaned up around Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands

10 hours 19 min ago
Officials at Ecuador’s Galapagos National Park say they have collected 22 tons of garbage since January off the coasts of the pristine archipelago, some of ...
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Erdogan says Turkish forces have taken control of Syrian town of Afrin

10 hours 32 min ago
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday that allied Syrian forces have taken “total” control of the town center of Afrin, the target of a nearly ...
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Attack on polio vaccination team in Pakistan tribal area leaves two dead

11 hours 3 min ago
Militants ambushed a polio vaccination team in a remote tribal region in Pakistan, killing two of the medical workers and seriously wounding another two, officials ...
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Go west to enjoy a family hanami party

11 hours 13 min ago
At last, winter’s grip is loosening and spring in Japan is on its way. Soon cherry blossoms will explode across the archipelago, and parks around ...
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A fuzzy tale of Japan’s famous cats in hats

11 hours 33 min ago
When Ryo Yamazaki picked up a chunk of one of his cat’s shed fur and fashioned it on top of his Scottish fold’s head in ...
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Figurative and literal lifesavers

11 hours 34 min ago
Keep your ears open for BoCo Bone-conduction earphones, a relatively new development in personal tech that allows users to listen to devices without blasting the ...
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Kakuryu, Kaisei stay perfect at Spring Basho

11 hours 53 min ago
Yokozuna Kakuryu and No. 6 maegashira Kaisei each won on Sunday to remain unbeaten and in the lead on the eighth day of the Spring ...
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Could ‘Black Panther’ change how Japanese view people of color?

12 hours 8 min ago
While the film may mean one small step for attitudes here, it represents a big-cat leap for black people's view of ourselves.
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Gentle beauty: a cat named Nei

12 hours 9 min ago
A remarkably gentle cat, Nei has an alluring nature as soft as his delicately colored coat of dappled gray.
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Time to rethink the nation’s post-3/11 energy policy

12 hours 29 min ago
even years on, the government should revisit the lessons of the Tepco plant accident and reconsider whether it should continue to promote nuclear power despite ...
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