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Japan, Peru Agree to Seek Venezuela’s Democratization

August 15, 2018

Sao Paulo- Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and his Peruvian counterpart, Nestor Popolizio, agreed Tuesday to urge Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s dictatorial regime to promote democratization. “Venezuela needs to fulfill accountability to the international community about economic, social and many

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China to Overtake Japan as No. 2 U.N. Contributor

August 15, 2018

New York- China is expected to overtake Japan as the second-largest contributor to the U.N. regular budget for 2019-2021, a report from the world body showed Tuesday. The calculations by the Committee on Contributions highlighted the relative decline in Japan’s

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Typhoon Leepi Makes Landfall in Southwestern Japan

August 15, 2018

Tokyo- Typhoon Leepi traveled across the southwestern Japan main island of Kyushu on Wednesday, bringing heavy rains, after making landfall in the region in the early hours. The 15th typhoon of the year moved off the coast of the city

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U.S. Osprey Makes Emergency Landing on Kagoshima Isle Again

August 15, 2018

Tokyo- A U.S. MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor transporter made an emergency landing on Amami Oshima in Kagoshima Prefecture on Tuesday, the fourth such incident on the southwestern Japan island since June 2017. The landing, made at Amami Airport, did not injure

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Many NTT Docomo Online Shop Users Hit by Hacking

August 15, 2018

Tokyo- Many users of NTT Docomo Inc.’s <9437> online shop have seen their credit card information used fraudulently to buy expensive smartphones without their knowledge, company officials said Tuesday. The Docomo Online Shop, which mainly sells smartphones to mobile phone

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Moon Wants No Diplomatic Dispute over Comfort Women Issue

August 15, 2018

Seoul- South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday said he wants to see no diplomatic dispute between his country and Japan over the issue of so-called comfort women. Moon made the remark in a speech marking a national day to

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Abe May Attend Japan-U.S. Governors Meeting

August 15, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering attending a meeting of a forum of Japanese prefectural and U.S. state governors, to be held in Tokyo for two days from Aug. 27, it was learned on Tuesday. Abe aims to

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Test for Future Space Elevator Takes Place in Japan

August 15, 2018

Minamisoma, Fukushima Pref.- A test for an envisaged space elevator to link Earth and a space station was conducted Tuesday at the Fukushima Robot Test Field in Minamisoma, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan. In the test, led by the Japan Space

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