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Japan to Target Univ. Students in Curbing Parcel Redeliveries

August 13, 2018

Tokyo- Japan’s Environment Ministry plans to target university students in measures to curb package redeliveries, which lead to exhaust gases and carbon dioxide in the air. Working with bodies close to the university students such as university cooperatives, the ministry

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Water Sprinkling Lowers Road Temperatures in Tokyo

August 13, 2018

Tokyo- A sprinkling of water helped to lower road surface temperatures by up to 5.3 degrees Celsius compared with air temperatures in an experiment using a sidewalk in central Tokyo on Monday, the metropolitan government said. The experiment was part

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Suspect Escapes from Police Station in Western Japan

August 13, 2018

Osaka- A 30-year-old man suspected of theft, forcible intercourse and other charges escaped from a detention house of a police station in Tondabayashi in Osaka Prefecture, western Japan, on Sunday. Junya Hida, unemployed, had been locked up at the Tondabayashi

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Abe Shows Resolve to Specify SDF in Constitution

August 13, 2018

Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Pref.- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has reiterated his determination to amend Article 9 of the Constitution to clearly legalize the Self-Defense Forces. “I will fulfill my responsibility by specifying the SDF in the Constitution,” Abe, also president

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JAL Crash Victims Remembered on 33rd Anniversary

August 13, 2018

Ueno, Gunma Pref.- Victims of the 1985 crash of a Japan Airlines jumbo jet were remembered on the mountainous disaster site on the 33rd anniversary on Sunday. Bereaved family members and others climbed to the Osutaka Ridge in the village

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Japan, China Exchange Congratulatory Cables

August 12, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang exchanged congratulatory cables to mark the 40th anniversary of the conclusion of the bilateral peace and friendship treaty on Sunday. In the cable, Abe expressed hope that the two

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Japanese Princess Ayako Officially Engaged

August 12, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese Princess Ayako, 27, and corporate employee Kei Moriya, 32, were officially engaged at a ceremony in Tokyo on Sunday. The ceremony for the third daughter of the late Prince Takamado, a cousin of Emperor Akihito, and Moriya, who

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Symposium Held in Beijing before 40th Anniv. of Japan-China Peace Treaty

August 12, 2018

Beijing- A symposium to mark the 40th anniversary Sunday of the conclusion of the Japan-China peace and friendship treaty was held at a hotel in Beijing on Saturday. Participants, including former government officials of the two countries, expressed their welcome

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