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Water, Gas Supply Yet to Be Restored in Northern Osaka after Major Quake

June 19, 2018

Osaka- Water and gas supply was yet to be restored in northern areas of the western Japan prefecture of Osaka on Tuesday, the day after a major earthquake hit the areas, while transportation services affected by the temblor were generally

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Kake Chief Denies Meeting with Abe over Vet School Plan

June 19, 2018

Okayama- Kotaro Kake, head of Kake Educational Institution, on Tuesday denied that he met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in February 2015 over its controversial veterinary school plan. “I can’t remember it, and no related record exists,” Kake said

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Suicide Rate Falls for 8th Year in Japan

June 19, 2018

Tokyo- The number of suicides per population of 100,000 came to 16.8 in Japan in 2017, down for the eighth consecutive year, hitting the lowest level on records dating back to 1978, a government white paper showed on Tuesday. The

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Ceremony to Promote Japan-Britain Reconciliation Held

June 19, 2018

London- A reception ceremony to promote Japan-Britain reconciliation was held at the Japanese embassy in London on Monday with the attendance of former British prisoners of war during World War II and their families. At the 22nd annual ceremony, some

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Osaka Authorities Warn of Fake Tweets after Quake

June 19, 2018

Osaka- Local authorities have issued warnings of fake Twitter posts after a strong earthquake rocked Osaka and neighboring prefectures in the Kansai western Japan region Monday. A false Twitter message that says a zebra has escaped was posted with an

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Genkai No. 4 Reactor Starts Power Generation, Transmission

June 19, 2018

Saga- The No. 4 reactor at Kyushu Electric Power Co.’s  Genkai nuclear power plant in the southwestern Japan prefecture of Saga began power generation and transmission on Tuesday after it came back online on Saturday. The 1.18 million-kilowatt reactor is

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Osaka Quake May Be Linked to Nearby Fault: Govt Committee

June 19, 2018

Tokyo- The government’s Earthquake Research Committee on Monday said the 6.1-magnitude earthquake in western Japan in the morning was a seismic activity that may be linked to a major nearby fault zone. The committee indicated the possibility that the inland

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Majority of Japanese Pessimistic about N. Korea Nuke Issue

June 19, 2018

Seoul- A majority of Japanese are skeptical that the North Korean nuclear issue will be resolved, a private survey found Monday. According to the joint survey by Genron NPO, a Japanese private organization, and the East Asia Institute, a South

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