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EXCLUSIVE: Japan Defense Minister May Visit Europe in Sept.

August 12, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera is considering visiting the Netherlands and Italy in early September, a senior Defense Ministry official told Jiji Press on Saturday. Onodera hopes to hold talks with his counterparts of the two countries to seek

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Okinawa Citizens Mourn over Death of Governor Onaga

August 12, 2018

Naha, Okinawa Pref.- Many citizens gathered at a rally in Naha on Saturday to mourn over the death of Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga, a critic of U.S. military bases in Japan’s southernmost prefecture. About 70,000 people attended the rally aimed

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Tsukiji Market Fighting to Protect Fish from Summer Heat

August 12, 2018

Tokyo- Seafood wholesalers at Tokyo’s Tsukiji market are struggling with this summer’s scorching heat, trying to keep fish cool in the aging market not fully closed from the outside environment. Work to renovate the market and replace its aging air

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All 9 Aboard Crashed Japan Helicopter Confirmed Dead

August 12, 2018

Nakanojo, Gunma Pref.- All nine crew members of a disaster response helicopter that crashed into a mountain in Nakanojo in the eastern Japan prefecture of Gunma on Friday have been confirmed dead, the prefectural government said Saturday. Of the nine,

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Japanese Man Detained in North Korea

August 12, 2018

Tokyo- A Japanese man has been detained in North Korea by local authorities, Japanese government officials said Saturday. The man entered North Korea from China for travel and was detained in the western city of Nampo several days ago, according

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EXCLUSIVE: Full Interrogation Records Obtained over 1985 JAL Crash

August 12, 2018

Tokyo- Officials of Japan Airlines and the transport ministry denied hard in police questioning their responsibilities over the 1985 crash of a JAL jet, Jiji Press learned Saturday. Jiji Press obtained full records on the interrogations of 16 of the

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Japanese Americans Warn of U.S. Repeating History of Discrimination

August 12, 2018

Washington- Japanese Americans who were forcibly incarcerated by the U.S. government during World War II warn of the administration of President Donald Trump repeating the history of racial discrimination. On Friday, the United States marked the 30th year since the

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Tokyo’s Koike Not to Write Eulogy for Koreans Killed in 1923 Quake

August 12, 2018

Tokyo- Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said Friday she will not send a memorial address for an annual ceremony to mourn Koreans who died in the 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake, including those murdered in the turmoil after the quake, for the

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