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Taiwan Sets Referendum on Japanese Food Import Ban Nov. 24

October 17, 2018

Taipei- Taiwan’s Central Election Commission has decided to hold a total of nine referendums on Nov. 24 including on the ongoing embargo on food imports from five Japanese prefectures that was imposed in the wake of the March 2011 Fukushima

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Ex-Chief Cabinet Secretary Sengoku Dies at 72

October 17, 2018

Tokyo- Yoshito Sengoku, who served as chief cabinet secretary when the now-defunct Democratic Party of Japan was in power, died of lung cancer at his Tokyo home Thursday. He was 72. The former member of the House of Representatives, the

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Japanese Tea Ceremony Held in Hanoi for Peace

October 17, 2018

Hanoi- A traditional Japanese tea ceremony was held on Tuesday at Hanoi Opera House in the Vietnamese capital to pray for world peace. The ceremony was hosted by Sen Genshitsu, 95, former grand master of the Urasenke tea ceremony school,

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Ban on Raw Egg Exports from Japan to U.S. Lifted

October 17, 2018

Tokyo- A ban on raw chicken egg exports from Japan to the United States was lifted on Tuesday, the Japanese agriculture ministry said. Conditions include having the eggs refrigerated at a temperature of no more than 7.2 degrees Celsius during

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TPP-11 Could Come into Force in Jan., Japan Minister Hints

October 17, 2018

Tokyo- The new Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement could come into force in January at the earliest, the Japanese minister in charge suggested Tuesday. After attending a meeting with Tokyo-based ambassadors from the 10 other countries signatory to the agreement,

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Tokyo Police Arrest Land Fraudsters; Sekisui House Loses Billions of Yen

October 16, 2018

Tokyo- Tokyo police arrested on Tuesday some members of a fraud group for allegedly attempting to register a land ownership change using fake documents, in a high-profile case that led Sekisui House Ltd.  to lose billions of yen. Among the

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Japan Panel Fails to Agree on Blocking of Pirate Websites

October 16, 2018

Tokyo- A Japanese Cabinet Office panel has failed to agree on whether to legislate the blocking of access to pirate websites by Internet service providers, with member experts sharply divided over the forcible measure against such sites, mainly on manga

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CEATEC 2018 Opens, Featuring Wider User of IoT, AI

October 16, 2018

Chiba- CEATEC Japan 2018, one of the biggest trade shows for electronics and information technology in Asia, kicked off Tuesday at the Makuhari Messe convention center in Chiba, east of Tokyo. A total of 725 companies and groups ranging from

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