Why didn’t the Japanese invade Macau?

Portugal owned Macau during the Second World War and it was neutral in during the conflict. Japan respected that neutrality (although ironically not the neutrality of Portuguese East Timor) and never attacked the island itself. Did the Japanese invade Macao? In August 1943, Japanese troops seized the British steamer Sian in Macau and killed about …

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Is dancing still illegal in Japan?

Dance is forbidden in nightclubs with dancefloors smaller than 66 square meters, or nightclubs that operate after 1am (midnight in some areas). While this rule has been mostly ignored for 50 years, since 2011 it has started to be enforced by the police in Osaka, Fukuoka and Tokyo. Is it illegal to dance in public …

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What crane means to Japanese?

Throughout Asia, the crane is a symbol of happiness and eternal youth. In Japan, the crane is one of the mystical or holy creatures (others include the dragon and the tortoise) and symbolizes good fortune and longevity because of its fabled life span of a thousand years. What does the crane represent? The Crane symbolizes …

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Is it cold in Japan in January?

Is it cold in Japan in January? It’s pretty cold in Japan in January, but it’s a pleasant cold with beautiful views of snow. The afternoon temperatures usually drop to about 10ºC while the morning temperatures tend to range between 2ºC to 3ºC. Tokyo experiences sunny winters with little rain or snow. Is January a …

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Why is Japan so expensive to visit?

A lot of factors contribute to making Japan more developed than other Asian countries and therefore more expensive to live in or visit. First of all, Japan is a fairly remote island, and this has made it difficult for other countries to engage with its economy, allowing Japan to develop on its own terms. Why …

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How did Theodore Roosevelt help Japan?

The Japanese asked U.S. President Roosevelt to negotiate a peace agreement, and representatives of the two nations met in Portsmouth, New Hampshire in 1905. … The chief aims of the Japanese negotiator included first control in Korea and South Manchuria, then the negotiation of an indemnity and control of Sakhalin Island. What role did Theodore …

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Can you swim with sharks in Japan?

Let hundreds of sharks surround you in Chiba! Ito, situated at the tip of Boso Peninsula in Chiba prefecture, is in the west of Tokyo bay, only about 2 hours away from Tokyo by car. This might be the only place in the world where you can see so many sharks this close by. Can …

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When should you confess your love in Japan?

▼ The most popular answer to that question, with 52.9 percent of the vote, was the third date. So there you have it — if you want to up your chances of your love confession being met with a positive response, be sure to hold off on the first date and wait until at least …

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Where does Japan get power from?

Japan depends on fossil fuels such as oil/coal/natural gas (LNG) imported from abroad. Before the earthquake, dependence was 81% on primary energy supply basis , but it is 89% in FY 2016 due to the generation by thermal power plants and the shutdown of nuclear power plants. What is Japan’s main source of power? Hydroelectricity. …

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