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Trump Takes Up Issue of Japanese Abductees in Summit with Kim

June 12, 2018

Singapore- U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he brought up the issue of abductions of Japanese nationals by Pyongyang, during his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un the same day. Trump was speaking at a press

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Japan to Offer Free Wi-Fi Services in All Shinkansen Trains

June 12, 2018

Tokyo- The Japanese government on Tuesday produced an annual action plan for tourism promotion, including a project to launch free Wi-Fi services in all Shinkansen bullet trains by the end of March 2019. The free Wi-Fi services are aimed at

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Japan Upper House Committee Passes Bill to Lower Adult Age

June 12, 2018

Tokyo- A committee of the House of Councillors, the upper chamber of Japan’s parliament, passed on Tuesday a bill to lower the country’s adult age to 18 from the current 20. At the Judicial Affairs Committee, the bill to amend

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Opposition Motions to Delay Lower House Committee’s Vote on Casino Bill

June 12, 2018

Tokyo- The Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan and other major opposition parties submitted on Tuesday a motion to dismiss Daishiro Yamagiwa as chairman of the House of Representatives Cabinet Committee, in protest against his decision to hold on Wednesday a

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Japan Minister to Visit Paris to Pitch Osaka’s 2025 Expo Bid

June 12, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko said Tuesday he will leave Japan later in the day for a three-day visit to Paris to attend a general meeting of the Bureau International des Expositions. At a press

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Japan’s Abe Promises to Revamp Malaysia’s Look East Policy

June 12, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday that he will support his Malaysian counterpart, Mahathir Mohamad, who made a comeback as prime minister in May, in his bid to revitalize a policy to boost his nation’s economy using

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Mahathir Asks Japan Firms to Invest More in Malaysia

June 12, 2018

Tokyo- Visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad called on Japanese businesses Tuesday to expand their investment in his country. He made the request during a meeting at a hotel in Tokyo with business leaders, including Hiroaki Nakanishi, chairman of the

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Japan Princess Kako Finishes Her Study in Britain

June 12, 2018

Leeds, Britain- Japanese Princess Kako, a granddaughter of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, has completed a study program at the University of Leeds in Britain. The second daughter of Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko will return to Japan on Friday.

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