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Free visa for UAE residents travelling to Japan

The Consulate General of Japan in Dubai is now authorised to issue free visas to UAE nationals and other nationals residing in the United...

Applications for Japanese ‘Hokusai passport’ start

Applications for Japan’s new passports featuring woodblock prints of Mount Fuji by Ukiyo-e master Katsushika Hokusai are open. Japan's Foreign Ministry said it will start...

Ukiyo-e art on new Japanese passport

Japan will start issuing passports with art from Ukiyo-e master Katsushika Hokusai for people who sign up in February. NHK reports that the passport will...

Japan tests facial recognition at train stations

Japan plans to use a facial recognition solution that allows people to take the train just by showing their face, without having to use...

Who has world’s most powerful passport?

The Japanese and Singaporean passport was named as the "world's most powerful" by a British consultancy this year. The Nikkei reports that Japanese citizens, however,...

Japanese banknote design honours much-loved dog

Earlier this year, Japan’s Ministry of Finance revealed new designs for the country’s yen. The new designs will feature an image of Tokyo Station and...