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Toyosu Wholesalers Want to Sell Fish to Consumers

December 16, 2018

Tokyo–With the new Toyosu wholesale food market in Tokyo in a busy year-end trading period, intermediary wholesalers are calling for the general public to be allowed to enter the market to buy fish. Unlike in the former Tsukiji market, only

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U.N. Climate Talks Adopt Rule Book for Paris Agreement

December 16, 2018

Katowice, Poland–Countries participating in an annual U.N. climate change conference adopted on Saturday a rule book to implement commitments under the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement on the fight against global warming. Efforts to keep the average global temperature below 2

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Citizens, Opposition Lawmakers Protest Landfilling off Henoko

December 15, 2018

Nago, Okinawa Pref.–Protest activities continued after the Japanese government started dumping soil into the sea off the Henoko coastal district in Nago, Okinawa Prefecture, on Friday morning to build a replacement facility for the U.S. Marine Corps’ Futenma air station

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“Tonari no Totoro” Hits Screen in China

December 15, 2018

Shanghai–“Tonari no Totoro” (My Neighbor Totoro), directed by Japanese anime giant Hayao Miyazaki and released in Japan 30 years ago, started being screened in cinemas across China on Friday. This is the first time that any movie produced by Japanese

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Okinawa Gov. Tamaki Shows Resolve to Block U.S. Base Relocation

December 15, 2018

Nago, Okinawa Pref.–Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki showed Saturday his resolve to counter Tokyo’s efforts to press ahead with a controversial U.S. military base relocation project in the southernmost Japan prefecture. It was “intolerable” that the Japanese government started Friday the

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EXCLUSIVE: Japan to Spend 1.5 T. Yen as Teachers’ Costs

December 15, 2018

Tokyo–Japan’s education ministry plans to include 1.52 trillion yen in its budget for fiscal 2019 to cover personnel costs for teachers at public elementary and junior high schools, Jiji Press learned on Friday. In an effort to promote teachers’ work

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Katayama Most Widely Seen Unfit for Cabinet Minister: Jiji Survey

December 15, 2018

Tokyo–Regional revitalization minister Satsuki Katayama is the cabinet member most widely seen by Japanese people as unfit to be a minister, a Jiji Press survey showed. Katayama was chosen by 43.7 pct of respondents, who were asked which members of

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Mitsubishi Heavy Gets Another Compensation Order in S. Korea

December 15, 2018

Seoul–A South Korean district court on Friday ordered Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. <7011> to pay damages over wartime labor, following similar rulings by the country’s top court last month over two different lawsuits, according to local media. The appeals division

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