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Today’s top news: January 15, 2023 Epoch Times-Kishida and Biden meeting heralds an alliance in lock-step — but challenges remain

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Kishida and Biden meeting heralds an alliance in lock-step — but challenges remain
While no concrete deliverables emerged, the two leaders formally set the future course of the U.S.-Japan alliance.
Efforts to commercialize carbon capture tech accelerating in Japan
The industry ministry is set to draw up a road map including measures to help promote the use of such tech, believing that it is …
Russia-Hokkaido relations another casualty of Ukraine invasion
“If the prefecture continued to promote exchanges with our Russian counterparts now, there would be the risk of a public backlash,” one official said.
Electronic music pioneer Yukihiro Takahashi of YMO dies at 70
Yukihiro Takahashi’s output for Yellow Magic Orchestra would go on to influence early New York rappers and techno acts from Detroit and the U.K.
Dozens killed after plane with 72 people on board crashes in Nepal
But a Nepali official said there were some survivors who have been sent to a hospital for treatment.
Japan startups team with farmers to put tech to work in agriculture
From robots to AI to blockchain, technological innovations are being harnessed to improve Japan’s farming industry and its aging workforce.

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‘Can’t keep up’: Pandemic cooking boom sharpens knife sales in Japan
Japanese knives are also winning more converts among aspiring and professional chefs, who prize their delicate precision, sleek finish and long lifespan.
Life
L’Atelier de Noto: Peninsular cuisine with a French accent
Located about two hours from tourist-heavy Kanazawa, this modern French restaurant tucked away in tranquil Wajima takes full advantage of the Noto Peninsula’s bounty of …
Culture
Streaming changed TV. Is TV changing streaming back?
A decade of bingeing has transformed storytelling and viewing habits. But we may be starting to hit that transformation’s limits.
Sports
Takakeisho survives brutal bout to retain share of lead
The win was the sixth straight for Takakeisho, the highest-ranked wrestler at the 15-day meet.
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Tokyo to make child care service free for second-born children from October
The Tokyo government is also to provide subsidies for healthy women wishing to freeze their eggs for future pregnancies.
Sports
Damar Hamlin at Bills facility for first time since discharge
Hamlin visited his teammates one day ahead of a wild-card game pitting Buffalo against the visiting Miami Dolphins.
Sports
Takefusa Kubo scores in Real Sociedad’s win over Bilbao
Kubo received a diagonal through pass from David Silva, before dribbling past a defender and slotting home to make it 2-0 in the 37th minute.

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