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Ruling Camp Wants Lower House to Pass Casino Bill This Week

June 13, 2018

Tokyo- Senior officials of Japan’s ruling parties agreed Wednesday to boost efforts for the House of Representatives, the lower chamber of the Diet, the country’s parliament, to pass by the end of this week a bill to introduce casino-featuring integrated

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Okinawa School Kids Flee 500 Times from U.S. Aircraft

June 13, 2018

Ginowan, Okinawa Pref.- Pupils of an elementary school in Okinawa Prefecture have taken shelter indoors about 500 times to avoid approaching U.S. military aircraft over the six months since a U.S. helicopter window fell onto its schoolyard. On Dec. 13,

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Japan’s Suga Shows Wish to Realize Summit with N. Korea

June 13, 2018

Tokyo- Japan hopes to hold a summit with North Korea to resolve the issue of the country’s abductions of Japanese nationals, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Wednesday. “We hope that a Japan-North Korea summit will be realized in a

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Mayor of Town in Fukushima to Resign due to Illness

June 13, 2018

Namie, Fukushima Pref.- Tamotsu Baba, mayor of the town of Namie in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, on Wednesday submitted his resignation due to illness. After obtaining approval from the town assembly on the same day, the 69-year-old mayor will leave

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Revised Law Requires Hazardous Materials List for Large Ships

June 13, 2018

Tokyo- The Diet, Japan’s parliament, enacted Wednesday a bill to oblige businesses to make an inventory of hazardous materials used for large ships in order to ensure safety when they are dismantled. The bill to revise the law for safe

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Japan Enacts Bill to Move Holidays for Tokyo Olympics

June 13, 2018

Tokyo- Japan’s parliament enacted on Wednesday a bill to move certain holidays to the opening day of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the days before and after the games’ opening and closing ceremonies. The measure is intended to facilitate traffic

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Japan’s Diet OKs Ratification of New TPP

June 13, 2018

Tokyo- Japan’s parliament approved on Wednesday a bill to ratify the revised Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement among 11 nations, excluding the United States. The bill was adopted at a plenary meeting of the House of Councillors, the upper chamber

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Japan Aiming for Summit with N. Korea after Trump-Kim Talks

June 13, 2018

Tokyo- Japan will add efforts to realize a summit with North Korea after Tuesday’s meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, officials have said. Speaking to reporters in Tokyo on Tuesday, Prime Minister Shinzo

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