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Lorenzana expresses hope US will return Balangiga bells

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana expressed hope that the return of the Balangiga bells will soon became a reality despite a reported resistance of some quarters in United States. “In this ever changing world, it is time to heal the wounds

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JAPAN NEWS

Illicit Payments Involved in Promotions to Highest Rank in Iaido

Tokyo- Applicants paid cash to judges when they took examinations for promotion to the highest rank of eighth dan in Iaido, a traditional Japanese martial art that emphasizes techniques for drawing a sword, it was learned Friday. The All Japan

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FEATURES

One Year On, Japan Foreign Min. Kono Boosting Presence

Tokyo- With one year having passed since he took office, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono has been boosting his presence as a possible major candidate to be chief of the nation’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party, and prime minister, to succeed

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BUSINESS

Itochu Makes FamilyMart Uny Subsidiary

Tokyo- Major Japanese trading house Itochu Corp. said Friday it made retailer FamilyMart Uny Holdings Co. a subsidiary through a month-long tender offer through the previous day. Itochu raised its stake in FamilyMart Uny to 50.1 pct from 41.5 pct,

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