Hashtag "glasses are forbidden" trends after a Japanese TV show exposed businesses that were imposing bans on female staff.
The latest seizure, with an estimated value of $73 million, more than doubles the previous record set in a 177kg haul at another port.
The transition to digital transactions will help country cope with a shrinking population and a tight labour market.
The effort is part of an attempt to address the issue of "karoshi" – death from overwork – and to encourage overworked and overburdened couples to have children in a country that is struggling with a shrinking population.
Springboks out-gunned England 32-12 to win the trophy for the third time and reassert the supremacy of the southern hemisphere on Saturday.
Firefighters were still battling the blaze a few hours after the fire started early Thursday and nearby residents were evacuated to safer areas, Okinawa police spokesman Ryo Kochi said.
The IOC released a proposal a week ago to move the marathons and race walking events to Sapporo.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 sent people scrambling as it shook buildings and disrupted power supply in the central area of the Philippines' southern island of Mindanao, killing at least two and injuring dozens, authorities said.
A Japanese newspaper reported that the National Tax Agency found ex-CEO of Nissan Carlos Ghosn used the company’s money for several years to pay consultant's fees to his sister for fictitious work and to make donations to a university in Lebanon.
England's 19-7 victory in Yokohama ended an incredible 18-match unbeaten run in World Cup games for the All Blacks, who had reigned supreme since defeating Tonga at the start of the 2011 tournament.
Towns east of Tokyo that were still recovering from damage caused by Typhoon Hagibis earlier this month were hit by torrential rain that caused dangerous flooding and mudslides.
The last time England beat the All Blacks was in 2012, but both teams have changed and evolved their tactics since then.
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