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Japan to Back Local Govt Bid for Giant Pandas

October 18, 2018

Tokyo- Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga on Thursday expressed the central government’s readiness to support local government efforts to bring more giant pandas from China to Japan. This followed media reports that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to ask

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Japan Lawmaker Group Visits War-Linked Yasukuni Shrine

October 18, 2018

Seventy-one members of a suprapartisan lawmaker group led by Hidehisa Otsuji, former vice president of the House of Councillors, the upper chamber of parliament, visited Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on Thursday morning. Among the participants were government officials including Yoshihiko

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KYB to Disclose Names of Buildings with Substandard Dampers Fri.

October 18, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese industrial parts maker KYB Corp. has said it will disclose Friday afternoon the names of buildings where its substandard earthquake shock absorbers are likely to be used. KYB said Tuesday that quality inspection data had been manipulated for

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Kinki Region Sees Trade Amount Fall 24 Pct on Airport Closure

October 18, 2018

Osaka- The Kinki region in western Japan, including Osaka, saw the values of exports and imports both fall around 24 pct in September, mainly due to the temporary closure of Kansai International Airport, Osaka Customs said Thursday. Exports from the

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Pro-Japanese Air Force Veteran Named to Key U.S. Govt Post

October 18, 2018

Washington- U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday nominated an Air Force veteran versed in issues in Japan as assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs. David Stilwell will officially assume the key Department of State post if

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Abe Vows Efforts to Find French Woman Missing in Japan

October 18, 2018

Paris- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Wednesday to make utmost efforts to find a French woman who went missing in July during a sightseeing trip to Japan. In a meeting held at the Elysee Palace, the woman’s family called

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Abe Wants Tighter Japan-France Maritime Security Cooperation

October 18, 2018

Paris- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his country’s willingness on Wednesday to strengthen maritime security cooperation with France. “The two countries’ cooperation is more important than ever as the international order is being challenged,” Abe told a joint press

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EXCLUSIVE: Saitama Police Officers to Have Paternity Handbooks

October 18, 2018

Saitama- The Saitama prefectural police department plans soon to start distributing paternity handbooks to male officers and staff workers to encourage them to take part in child-rearing, Jiji Press has learned. At the department, more male officers are taking parental

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