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The reality of Tohoku reconstruction

Sunday’s “NHK Special” reported that in the seven years that have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake, 32 trillion yen has been spent on the reconstruction of the disaster-hit region. The program said that while the GOJ views the reconstruction efforts in the tsunami-hit region as being in their final stage since the construction of permanent replacement housing is almost….Read more

  • March 11, 2018
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Proposals for labor reform based on artificial intelligence

Saturday’s “NHK Special” focused on labor reform in Japan, using an artificial intelligence program called “Hiroshi” developed by NHK. An NHK announcer and a popular TV personality talked with experts about how to prevent long working hours, increase work efficiency, and other topics based on proposals made by the AI program. Based on the analysis of 50 million academic papers,….Read more

  • March 3, 2018
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Danger of tsunami waves on rivers

Sunday’s “NHK Special” reported on the danger of tsunami waves traveling up rivers, saying that the giant tsunami that hit the coast of the Tohoku region in 2011 surged up many rivers at speeds of around 40 km per hour. The program said many people who lived in places distant from the ocean lost their lives due to tsunami waves….Read more

  • March 4, 2018
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Path to Gold – Japanese women’s speed skating

“NHK Special” reported on team pursuit speed skating, saying expectations are high for the Japanese women’s team to win a gold medal at the PyeongChang Olympics. The network said the Japanese team has broken several world records in World Cup events this season, adding that while all the members of the Dutch team, Japan’s rival, are ranked among the top….Read more

  • February 14, 2018
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The massive network of the human body – Part 5: The brain

Sunday’s “NHK Special” ran the fifth part of its series “The massive network of the human body,” focusing on the brain. The program said humans can have epiphanies when their brains are in “default mode,” or not thinking. The program also said a part of the brain’s hippocampus called the dentate gyrus holds the key to improving memory function, adding….Read more

  • February 4, 2018
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From the cold case file: Fatal shooting at Asahi’s Hanshin Bureau

“NHK Special,” in the sixth part of its series on unsolved crimes in Japan, aired in two installments on Saturday and Sunday a program on an incident at Asahi Shimbun’s Hanshin Bureau on May 3, 1987, in which a reporter, Tomohiro Kojiri, was killed and another reporter was severely injured by a masked gunman with a shotgun.The crime remains unsolved,….Read more

  • January 28, 2018
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Collaboration between amputee dancer and his former rival

Sunday’s “NHK Special” reported on Japanese dancer Koichi Omae, who performed with singer Ken Hirai at NHK’s Kohaku Utagassen year-end music program. The program reported on Omae, who lost his left leg in a traffic accident right before an important audition 15 years ago, and choreographer Kazuhiko Tsujimoto, who passed the same audition and became a world-renowned dancer. The program….Read more

  • January 21, 2018
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The massive network of the human body – Part 4: Intestines

Sunday’s “NHK Special” aired the fourth part of its series, “The massive network of the human body,” focusing on the intestines. The program said the latest science has found that intestines actually control the whole immune system, adding that 70% of immune system cells are found in the intestines. The program also reported on how the intestines “communicate” with intestinal….Read more

  • January 14, 2018
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The massive network of the human body – Part 3: Bones

Sunday’s “NHK Special” aired the third part of its series, “The massive network of the human body,” focusing on bones. The program said the latest research has discovered that bones are not simply masses of calcium to support internal organs but they also have an affect on youthfulness, including memory and muscle strength. According to the program, bone cells send….Read more

  • January 7, 2018
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Professional golfer Hideki Matsuyama

Sunday’s “NHK Special” took up Hideki Matsuyama, a 25-year-old Japanese professional golfer who reached 2nd in the Official World Golf Ranking this season by winning two PGA tournaments. The program reported on his determined efforts to train himself both physically and mentally to improve his performance as a professional golfer. Matsuyama was invited by Prime Minister Abe to play golf….Read more

  • December 24, 2017
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