作为世界上出生率最低的国家之一,日本近几年不断推出鼓励生育的举措。近日,日本东京某区的区长决定下个月带头回家休产假,希望能够体会到养育孩子的重要性和可能遇到的困难,并为广大男士树立榜样,鼓励他们参与到养育孩子的具体工作中。日本法律规定夫妻中的任何一方可在产后 ...
Rah! Rah! Rah! Cheerleaders pep up dour Japan Members of a seniors' cheerleading group called "Japan Pom Pom" perform on stage at the All Japan Cheerleading and Dance Championship in Chiba, east of Tokyo, last month.(Agencies) Jap
Japan astronaut gets designer 'space suit' An illustration of an outfit made by Japanese fashion design Tae Ashida for astronaut Naoko Yamazaki, who is on a mission to the the International Space Station (ISS). Ashida put together
Visitors take a close look at blooming "Ookanzakura" cherry blossoms at Shinjuku park in Tokyo March 18, 2010. (Agencies) Spring has begun, and so has Japan's obsession with cherry blossoms. The pale pink blossoms or "sakura"
Taking the train in Japan and want to avoid annoying fellow passengers? Keep conversation to a whisper, turn down your iPod and put your cellphone on vibration mode, a recent survey by the railway association showed. Many foreigners who ride on Japan
Japanese Emperor Akihito turned 76 on Wednesday, wishing his people an early economic recovery in the coming year and voicing hope that the country would not be crippled by a resurgent swine flu pandemic. "The first thing that comes to my mind i
A Japanese man has married a character in a popular video game, taking her -- and his handheld game console -- on an overseas honeymoon. The man, who prefers to use his online moniker SAL9000, met character Nene Anegasaki while playing dating simulat
Get Flash Player Most eyewear improves vision or cuts through solar glare, but a new gadget from Japan may soon sharpen linguistic skills and cut down language barriers instead, inventors said Thursday. High-tech company NEC has come up with a devi
日本首相鸠山由纪夫的夫人鸠山幸近日获得了由日本牛仔裤协会颁发的“牛仔裤达人奖”,颁奖方称鸠山夫人把牛仔裤穿出得很优雅,而且还带点新潮的感觉。在颁奖现场,鸠山夫人表示,这是她一直很向往获得的奖项,并称自己很喜欢穿牛仔裤,而且还鼓励丈夫平时多穿牛仔裤。在此之前,日本的 ...
受全球经济危机影响,不少日本人都成了失业一族。前途渺茫,人们自然心中不快。为了帮助这些人扫除心中的怨气,对生活重拾信心,日本一家寺院特意设立了一个“苦难之神”供人们泄愤。在这里,人们不用鞠躬敬拜,取而代之的是“三打、三踢、扔豆子”仪式。参拜“苦难之神”的人们必须 ...
日本第45届国会众议院选举于30日举行。截至当地时间31日1时的统计结果显示,最大在野党民主党已夺得众议院全部480个议席中的306席,而执政的自民党只获得了119席。民主党取得压倒性胜利,上台执政已成定局。 这是自民党自1993年短暂下野以来的第二次下野,并且是首次因败给另一 ...
They may want votes, but some Japanese election candidates have been cutting back on handshakes on the campaign trail as the new flu virus reaches epidemic proportions in Japan. The country has confirmed three deaths from the H1N1 influenza virus, an
An undated photo shows men's bra in white, red and black. A Japanese online lingerie retailer is selling bras for cross-dressing men and they've quickly become ...
More than a third of married couples in Japan have stopped having sex, many of them because they are too tired or just can't be bothered, a government-backed ...
据研发者介绍,世界上最小的单人直升飞机不久将在达?芬奇的出生地试飞。达?芬奇被认为是提出直升飞行器想法的第一人。,新闻翻译
日本传统的“婴儿啼哭大赛”于上周日举行,参赛婴儿在相扑手的怀中比赛啼哭,以向神灵祈求健康。,新闻翻译
几个世纪以来,樱花一直是日本人的至爱。而日本久负盛名的樱花不久将得到另一份殊荣??它们的种子将被送往太空。“樱花树种太空之旅”将为期半年。,新闻翻译
本周四,日本六岁的爱子公主迎来了上学第一天。当天,她在父母的陪同下来到东京学习院贵族小学参加入学仪式。现场有很多人争相拍照,面对镜头,爱子笑得有些腼腆。,新闻翻译
日本一智囊机构指出,到2025年,机器人将填补日本350万个劳动力空缺,这将有利于缓解该国因人口减少而造成的劳动力不足问题。,新闻翻译
日本的春天真的来临了。据日本气象厅上周六消息,日本首都东京及其它两个县的樱花已经盛开,根据在指定观测点的观察结果,这是今年全日本樱花开得最早的地方。,新闻翻译
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