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Consumer Hotline for Tourists

The National Consumer Affairs Center of Japan has launched the Consumer Hotline for Tourists which offers telephone consultations for overseas visitors that experience consumer issues during their stay in Japan. Feel free to call this hotline if you encounter consumer…...

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Transportation and tourist information after Typhoon Jebi (No. 21)

Typhoon Jebi (No. 21) passed through Japan from September 4th to 5th. Kansai International Airport has been closed due to the typhoon damage, but domestic flights are scheduled to resume on 7th Friday, and international flights are expected to resume…...

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2018.9.6 Earthquake in Hokkaido

On September 6th, 2018 at approximately 3:00 am JST (6:00 pm GMT), a strong earthquake (Magnitude 6.7) occurred in Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido. For the latest updates and information, visit this site....

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2018.7.6 Warning for Heavy Rains

Updated: 20 July 2018 Please refer to this site for information and updates about the recent heavy rain in Japan: For more information on the status of affected prefectures, please visit this site:  ...

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2018.6.18 Northern Osaka Prefecture Earthquake

Updated 19 June 2018 On June 18th, 2018 at approximately 8:00 am JST (23:00 pm GMT), a strong earthquake (Magnitude 6.1) occurred in the northern Osaka area. According to Japan Meteorological Agency, this earthquake poses no tsunami risk. Japan Meteorological Agency’s…...

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