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JICA opens scholarship to Filipinos to study in Japan

September 25, 2017

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) announced a call for applicants to one of the longest-running international scholarship programs offered by the Japanese government to Filipino professionals who want to study in Japan, its statement on Monday said. The Project

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Some LDP members rap P.M. office over election promises

September 24, 2017

TOKYO- Some Japanese Liberal Democratic Party lawmakers are grumbling over what they view as a hasty decision by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s office on key items in the ruling party’s planned election platform. They say the prime minister’s office made

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Ex-residents visit family graves on disputed islets by air

September 24, 2017

KUSHIRO, HOKKAIDO- Former Japanese residents of disputed Russian-held islands visited family graves there on Saturday after traveling aboard a chartered plane from the northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido. This marked the first air trip by former islanders to any of the

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Japanese invent scheme that may revolutionize quantum computing

September 24, 2017

TOKYO- Japanese scientists have announced that they invented a quantum computing scheme to carry out a far larger number of calculations efficiently than existing quantum computers. Under the scheme, many pulses of light, each carrying information, are let to go

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Ex-abductee Hasuike urges govt to resolve abduction issue early

September 24, 2017

KUSATSU, SHIGA PREF.- Kaoru Hasuike, a Japanese abduction victim, on Saturday called on the government to resolve the issue of abductions by North Korea at an early date. Family members of abductees have reached their limits mentally and in terms

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South Korean Amb. calls for 3-way cooperation to tackle North

September 24, 2017

TOKYO- South Korean Ambassador to Japan Lee Joon-gyu on Saturday called for trilateral cooperation including Japan and the United States to resolve the issue of North Korea, which repeats nuclear and missile tests. A reason for sluggish growth in the

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Part from KLM plane hits car in Osaka

September 24, 2017

OSAKA- A 4.3-kilogram part that dropped from a KLM Royal Dutch Airlines passenger airplane hit a moving car in the western Japan city of Osaka on Saturday, the transport ministry’s West Japan Civil Aviation Bureau said Sunday. The part struck

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Abe govt wants voters’ verdict on achievements: LDP member

September 24, 2017

TOKYO- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will dissolve the House of Representatives for a snap election in order to obtain voters’ verdict on his government’s achievements, a ruling party official said Sunday. Meanwhile, opposition lawmakers criticized the planned dissolution of

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