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Nearly 60% of Japan municipalities say current LGBT system inadequate

Kyodo 04 Apr 2021
File photo shows a Sapporo city official (back) giving a female couple a receipt certifying that the city government has accepted their "partnership vow" at the municipal office building in northern Japan on June 1, 2017. Sapporo became the first major city in Japan to officially ...
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Tokyo 2020 test events to resume with spectators planned for athletics in May

Inside The Games 29 Mar 2021
Sapporo will host the marathon test event on May 5 ... The International Swimming Federation will oversee the artistic swimming, diving and water polo test events, with World Athletics in charge of the marathon event in Sapporo. Tokyo 2020 Games delivery officer Hidemasa Nakamura ...
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Shape Memory Medical Receives PMDA Approval for the IMPEDE-FX Embolization Plug

The Marshall News Messenger 23 Mar 2021
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 23, 2021--. Shape Memory Medical Inc. announced today that it has received approval from Japan’s Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) to market its IMPEDE®-FX Embolization Plug in Japan ... About COSMOTEC ... COSMOTEC has offices in Tokyo, Sapporo, Sendai, Nagoya, Osaka, Okayama and Fukuoka across Japan.
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Former farm minister, retired official indicted on bribe charges

Asahi News 15 Jan 2021
The Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office also charged Yoshiki Akita, 87, a former top executive of Akita Foods Co., who supplied the money to Yoshikawa ... 21, 2018, at a hotel in Tokyo, and another 2 million yen at the minister’s office on March 26, 2019, according to investigators ... Investigators searched his offices in Tokyo and Sapporo on Dec.
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Bribe charge nears for former farm minister Yoshikawa

Asahi News 12 Jan 2021
Investigators searched his offices in Tokyo and Sapporo on Dec ... He also received 2 million yen at the minister’s office on March 26, 2019, the sources said ... The former executive also gave Yoshikawa 1 million yen at the minister’s office on Aug.
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Former farm minister admits receiving cash; office searched

Asahi News 25 Dec 2020
25 searched the office of former agriculture minister Takamori Yoshikawa in Sapporo after the veteran politician reversed course and admitted to receiving money from an egg industry official, sources said ... The announcement apparently made prosecutors search Yoshikawa’s office before it could close because of his resignation.
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Doctors say ‘3rd virus wave’ here; limits to remain at sports sites

Asahi News 12 Nov 2020
The sense of unease within the city government of Sapporo, the Hokkaido capital, was exacerbated by reports of clusters emerging in medical facilities that provide advanced levels of care ... A total of eight workers at three post offices in Sapporo were also confirmed infected, leading to a temporary halt in operations at those facilities.
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Man convicted of causing blast in Sapporo gets suspended sentence

Kyodo 18 Aug 2020
A Japanese court convicted a former real estate office manager Tuesday of causing an explosion in Sapporo in 2018 that injured 44 people, and sentenced him to three years in prison, suspended for four years. The Sapporo District Court handed down the ruling on 35-year-old Takahiro Tsujimoto, a former store manager of an Apaman Co.
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Food delivery competition intensifies in Sapporo amid pandemic

Kyodo 17 Aug 2020
Finland's Wolt entered the Sapporo market in June, followed by the U.S ... Uber Eats launched its service in Sapporo on July 28, 2020 ... Unlike Uber, Wolt has a management office in Sapporo, which allows effective marketing to meet local needs, according to Akira Shintaku, marketing manager of Wolt Japan ... "Abenomask" remakes taking shape in Sapporo.
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Oyo shifts focus as curbs relaxed

Live Mint 10 Jul 2020
... domestic air travel and hotels, said Rohit Kapoor, chief executive officer, India and South Asia, Oyo ... Bloomberg reported on Monday that Oyo had permanently shut its offices in several Japanese provinces, including Sapporo, Sendai, Nagano, Hiroshima, and Omiya, by the end of June.
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Oyo to focus on Europe, Southeast Asia, India markets as travel restriction ease

Live Mint 09 Jul 2020
BENGALURU ... Bloomberg reported on Monday that Oyo permanently shut its offices in several Japanese provinces, including Sapporo, Sendai, Nagano, Hiroshima and Omiya at the end of June ... In an e-mail to employees, seen by Mint, Oyo’s chief operating officer Abhinav Sinha said the startup will be laying off majority of the furloughed staff in US ... .
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Oyo slashing footprint, headcount in virus-hit Japan

Business Line 06 Jul 2020
The Indian start-up slashed its regional presence by closing offices in provincial centres Sapporo, Sendai, Nagano, Hiroshima and Omiya at the end of June, Chief Business Officer Ryota Tanozaki said in an interview.
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Oyo Hotels is slashing footprint and headcount in virus-hit Japan

Live Mint 06 Jul 2020
The Indian startup slashed its regional presence by closing offices in provincial centers Sapporo, Sendai, Nagano, Hiroshima and Omiya at the end of June, Chief Business Officer Ryota Tanozaki said in an interview.
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Tokyo slowly gets into motion after lifting of state of emergency

Kyodo 26 May 2020
"There seems to be slightly more people," said a male worker in his 30s who was among the people headed for their office in front of JR Tokyo Station ... Hiroshi Momono, a 70-year-old worker for a nonprofit organization who was on a train to his office in Sapporo, said the number of people on the train had not changed from four days ago.
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