Jan. 24, 2019

Nissin Food to End Anime Video Ad Featuring Naomi Osaka

Tokyo, Jan. 23 (Jiji Press)--Nissin Food Products Co. will stop using its anime-style video ad featuring tennis player Naomi Osaka, after drawing criticism that the color of her skin in the video is depicted lighter than her actual pigmentation, company sources said Wednesday.

Japan, S. Korea Ministers Trade Barbs over "Threatening Flight"

Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 23 (Jiji Press)--Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono engaged in a bitter war of words with his South Korean counterpart, Kang Kyung-wha, on Wednesday over what Seoul claims is a "threatening flight" by a Japanese patrol plane near a South Korean warship.

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POLITICS
Venezuela Parliament Head Declares Himself Interim President
ECONOMY
Worries Mounting over Negative Economic Effects of US Govt Shutdown
SPORTS
Wheelchair Tennis: Kunieda, Kamiji Reach Australian Open Singles Semifinals
OTHER
Japan to Aim for 2021 World Heritage Listing of Jomon Period Sites

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GOSHOGAWARA
Introduction of Tachineputa, Town of Kanagi and West Tsugaru Peninsula
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・ GOSHOGAWARA 3
JOMON
An early culture with pottery
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・ JOMON 2
・ JOMON 3
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