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Japan 3rd in Rankings for Accepting Immigrants: U.S. Survey

December 11, 2018

Washington–Japan came third in 27-nation rankings for people’s willingness to accept more immigrants, a Pew Research Center survey showed Monday. According to the U.S. research institution’s survey, conducted in the spring, 23 pct of respondents in Japan said the country

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Palestinian Govt Employees Inspect Town in Fukushima Pref.

December 11, 2018

Namie, Fukushima Pref.–Seven people, including Palestinian National Authority employees, inspected the town of Namie in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, on Tuesday. On a bus, the seven toured the town, which was placed under an evacuation advisory following the March 2011

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Ghosn Arrest on New Charges Draws Controversy Even in Japan

December 11, 2018

Tokyo–The serving of a fresh arrest warrant on former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn by the special investigation squad of the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office on Monday provoked controversy even in Japan. Prominent journalist Shoko Egawa, familiar with

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5 Missing U.S. Marines Declared Dead

December 11, 2018

Tokyo–U.S. Forces Japan on Tuesday declared dead five Marines who went missing after two U.S. military aircraft collided midair off southwestern Japan and crashed into the ocean last week. The five were the crew members of a KC-130 aerial tanker

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Ghosn, Nissan at Odds over Entry into Expensive Brazil Condo

December 11, 2018

Sao Paulo–Former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn and the Japanese automaker are fighting in court over entry into a luxury apartment in Rio de Janeiro that Nissan let him use as his home. The condominium, which faces the Copacabana

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Scientist Tasuku Honjo Becomes 26th Japanese Nobel Laureate

December 11, 2018

Stockholm–Japanese scientist Tasuku Honjo, 76, and U.S. researcher James Allison, 70, jointly received the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine at an award ceremony in Stockholm on Monday, for their achievements that paved the way for cancer immunotherapy. Honjo

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Japan Govt to Exclude Huawei, ZTE from Procurement

December 10, 2018

Tokyo–The Japanese government on Monday set the policy of effectively excluding major Chinese telecommunications equipment makers Huawei Technologies Co. and ZTE Corp. from procurement contracts. At a meeting of a group of cybersecurity-related officials, participants agreed that no government entities

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Japan Govt Eyeing Over 2.5 T. Yen for 2nd Extra Budget

December 10, 2018

Tokyo–The Japanese government is considering setting the size of a planned second supplementary budget for fiscal 2018 to next March at more than 2.5 trillion yen, it was learned Monday. Under the second extra budget, the government plans to spend

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