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Int’l Fleet Review Held in S. Korea without Japan Ship

October 12, 2018

Seoul- An international fleet review was held Thursday at Jeju Island in South Korea, with the absence of a Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force vessel due to a South Korean request not to display the MSDF’s rising sun flag during the

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Japan to Grant Highly Skilled Foreigners Indefinite Residence

October 11, 2018

Tokyo- Japan will grant indefinite residence to highly skilled workers from abroad under a planned resident status program for foreigners, it was learned Thursday. Two types of status will be created under the program, which the government aims to introduce

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Japanese Princess Ayako to Get 106.75 M. Yen in State Money

October 11, 2018

Tokyo- The Imperial House Economy Council decided on Thursday that 106.75 million yen in state money will be given to Princess Ayako, 28, who is set to marry this month and lose her Imperial Family status. The amount represents the

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Typhoon-Hit Kansai Airport Restores Full Passenger Services

October 11, 2018

Osaka- Kansai International Airport in Osaka Prefecture, western Japan, has fully restored its passenger service function after its facilities were flooded by powerful Typhoon Jebi on Sept. 4, the airport’s operator said Thursday. With the recovery, the airport has restarted

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Toyosu Market Finally Opens in Tokyo, Succeeding Tsukiji

October 11, 2018

Tokyo- A new wholesale food market opened on Thursday in Tokyo’s Toyosu bayside district, succeeding the history and tradition of the famed Tsukiji market, long known as the “kitchen” of the metropolitan area. The much-anticipated opening came two years later

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Kyushu Electric to Seek Curb on Solar Power Generation

October 11, 2018

Tokyo- Kyushu Electric Power Co. has expressed its intention to call for a temporary suspension of electricity generation from renewable energy sources, particularly solar power, to prevent power oversupply. Kyushu Electric will be the first regional power supplier to request

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Hibakusha Submit 8.3 M. Signatures Backing Nuke Abolition to U.N.

October 11, 2018

New York- A Japanese hibakusha group submitted a list of some 8.3 million signatures to the United Nations on Wednesday in an appeal for the abolition of nuclear weapons. The list was handed from Sueichi Kido, 78, secretary-general of the

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EXCLUSIVE: Pence’s FTA Reference Absent from Speech Transcript

October 11, 2018

Tokyo- The U.S. White House has removed Vice President Mike Pence’s reference to upcoming talks for a free trade agreement with Japan from an official transcript of his speech, Jiji Press learned Wednesday. In a speech in Washington on Thursday,

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