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S. Korea’s Moon Sees Possibility of Japan-N. Korea Summit

October 9, 2018

Seoul- South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday referred to the possibility of a summit between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. A visit to North Korea by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

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Global Warming May Hit 1.5-Degree Threshold as Early as 2030

October 9, 2018

Tokyo- The world’s average temperature is likely to rise 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels between 2030 and 2052 if global warming progresses at the current pace, the U.N. climate panel said Monday. To keep global warming under the key

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20 Years On, Distrust Overshadows Improved Japan-S. Korea Ties

October 9, 2018

Tokyo- During the 20 years since Japan and South Korea signed a joint declaration pledging efforts to build a future-oriented bilateral partnership, their relations have gone through ups and downs. After their ties were frayed rapidly in the early 2010s,

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TICAD Participants Agree to Focus on Quality in African Aid

October 9, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese and African foreign ministers and other officials agreed Sunday that it is important to focus on the quality of assistance to Africa in order to ensure debt sustainability for aid recipients. The agreement was reached at a two-day

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Physical Strength of Elderly in Japan Improves

October 9, 2018

Tokyo- The physical strength and athletic ability of elderly people in Japan has largely improved, while those of people in their 30s and 40s has mostly fallen, the Japan Sports Agency said in a survey report on Sunday. According to

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Kake Denies Again Meeting with Abe over Vet School Plan

October 9, 2018

Imabari, Ehime Pref.- The head of a school operator at the center of favoritism allegations against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe denied again on Sunday that he met with Abe in February 2015 to discuss a controversial veterinary school project.

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Market Relocation from Tsukiji to Toyosu Gathers Pace

October 9, 2018

Tokyo- Workers at Tokyo’s renowned Tsukiji wholesale food market stepped up work on Sunday to relocate to a new market site in the capital’s Toyosu district in preparation for the market opening scheduled for Thursday. According to the Tokyo metropolitan

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Suga Seeks Concrete N. Korean Steps for Denuclearization

October 8, 2018

Tokyo- Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga urged North Korea on Sunday to take concrete steps for achieving denuclearization. “The signing of (a joint statement on) denuclearization at the U.S.-North Korean summit was very meaningful,” Suga said on a television

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