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Canon Vice President Ozawa Sees Era as Time When Japan Lost Power

May 21, 2018

Beijing- Hideki Ozawa, executive vice president of Canon Inc., has described the Heisei period as a time when Japan lost its power. Ozawa, who doubles as president and chief executive officer of Canon (China) Co., has spent most of his

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EXCLUSIVE: Over 70 Pct of Dangerous Railroad Crossings Untouched in Japan

May 20, 2018

Tokyo- Over 70 pct of underequipped railroad crossings in Japan where accidents resulting in deaths or injuries occurred in the five years through fiscal 2016 have yet to be abolished or see any improvement as of the end of last

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Once-Failed Businessman Sees Comeback Possible for Capable People

May 20, 2018

New York- Masahiro Origuchi, a Japanese businessman known for his huge bubble-era success in the disco business and subsequent bankruptcy, recalls that Heisei was an era that gave capable people a chance to come back from failures. “Heisei was a

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Miyagi Gubernatorial Election Biggest Turning Point

May 19, 2018

Tokyo- Shiro Asano, former governor of Miyagi Prefecture, said his biggest turning point in the Heisei era was ending his 23-year career as a health ministry bureaucrat to stand in the gubernatorial election in the northeastern prefecture in 1993. Before

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Int’l Team Finds Most Distant Oxygen in Universe

May 17, 2018

Tokyo- An international team including Japanese astronomers has said it detected a signal of oxygen in a galaxy 13.28 billion light-years away, the most distant place where the presence of oxygen has been confirmed. “I was thrilled to see the

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Japanese Cherry Blossoms Reach Full Bloom Earlier

May 12, 2018

Tokyo- Cherry blossoms in many areas in Japan reached full bloom earlier than usual this spring. In addition to higher temperatures in March, global warming may have caused the earlier full bloom. The Japan Metrological Agency judges that a monitored

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Peace talks with Reds, what went wrong?

January 1, 2018

Eighteen months into his presidency, Rodrigo Duterte has made a complete turnaround from his earlier declaration of being a socialist and “the first Leftist president” in the country. That is according to the Communist Party of the Philippines, considered as

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Duterte “very happy” meeting the Emperor

October 31, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday he was happy to meet with Emperor Akihito of Japan. Duterte, accompanied by partner Cielito “Honeylet” Avanceña, had an audience with the Emperor and Empress Michiko before returning to the Philippines following his two-day visit to

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