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EXCLUSIVE: INTERVIEW WITH PROF. JULKIPLI WADI, former Dean of the UP Institute of Islamic Studies, May 26, 2017

June 5, 2017

“The declaration of martial law has become a badge of honor for the Maute….” Q: What was your reaction when you heard the President declare martial law? JW: Well for one, I was surprised the declaration was made in Russia,

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Asahi Shimbun marking 30th anniversary of Hanshin bureau attack

May 2, 2017

Tokyo- On the night of May 3, 1987, a balaclava-wearing man fired a shotgun at two journalists of The Asahi Shimbun, Tomohiro Kojiri and Hyoe Inukai, in the Japanese national daily’s Hanshin bureau in Nishinomiya in the western prefecture of Hyogo.

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Kumamoto marks 61st anniv. since Minamata disease confirmation

May 2, 2017

MINAMATA, KUMAMOTO PREF.- A ceremony was held on Monday in the southwestern Japan city of Minamata to mark the 61st anniversary of the official recognition of Minamata disease, or mercury poisoning caused by polluted wastewater. Some 700 people, including those who

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Cherry blossoms in full bloom in Tokyo

April 2, 2017

TOKYO- Cherry blossoms in central Tokyo became the first to reach full bloom in Japan on Sunday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said the same day. Opening of at least 80 pct of buds on the “Somei-Yoshino” cherry tree under monitoring in

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FEATURE: Daughter of refugee strives to build Japanese school in Vietnam

January 18, 2017

TOKYO- The child of a refugee from Vietnam is striving to realize her dream of building a Japanese language school in the Southeast Asian country. “My dream is to do something that would serve as a bridge between Japan and

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FEATURE: American aspires to fulfill childhood dream as geisha in Japan

January 17, 2017

TOKYO– In modern times joining the fascinating yet cloistered world of a geisha — even for young Japanese girls — is rare indeed. But if you’re a foreigner living in Japan with such aspirations becoming one of the traditional teahouse entertainers,

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Duterte shows Abe his “simple” life in Davao City  

January 13, 2017

DAVAO CITY – After seeing for himself the “simple” life of President Rodrigo Duterte and tasting the infamous durian fruit in Davao City, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left on Friday for Australia, the second leg of his four-nation trip.

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FEATURE: Shared living trends changing in Japan in response to residents’ needs

January 9, 2017

TOKYO– The face of share house living is changing in Japan as operators are stepping up efforts to meet a variety of needs among residents. A two-story share house in a residential area in the western Tokyo city of Chofu allows

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