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Abe, Putin vow to take leadership in peace treaty talks

January 23, 2019

Moscow–Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed Tuesday that they will take the leadership in the two countries’ efforts to conclude a World War II peace treaty while reconfirming their intention to promote bilateral negotiations, including

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EXCLUSIVE: Nursing skill tests under new visa to start in Vietnam, Philippines

January 23, 2019

Tokyo–The Japanese government is considering conducting, in Vietnam and the Philippines for the time being, skills tests for foreigners hoping to work in the nursing sector under one of Japan’s two new visa categories, informed sources told Jiji Press on

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EXCLUSIVE: Ghosn’s undisclosed pay included payments from Dutch unit

January 23, 2019

Tokyo–Carlos Ghosn’s undisclosed compensation when he headed Nissan Motor Co. included payments from a Dutch subsidiary of the Japanese automaker, informed sources told Jiji Press on Tuesday. Ghosn has been indicted on charges of violating Japan’s financial instruments and exchange

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Panel unable to find cover-up over Japan labor survey

January 23, 2019

Tokyo–A special investigation panel in a report released on Tuesday stopped short of confirming a cover-up by the labor ministry of irregularities in its monthly labor survey that have led to underpayment of jobless and other benefits. Still, Yoshio Higuchi,

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Princess Mako’s boyfriend says his mother’s money trouble solved

January 23, 2019

Tokyo–Kei Komuro, the boyfriend of Japanese Princess Mako, on Tuesday released a statement claiming that reported money problems involving his mother have been solved. This is the first time for Komuro, 27, to clarify his view on the financial problems

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Emperor, Empress mourn for WWII civilian sailor victims

January 22, 2019

Yokosuka, Kanagawa Pref.–Japan’s Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko mourned on Monday tens of thousands of civilian mariners who lost their lives in attacks by the Allied powers during World War II. They laid white chrysanthemums at a cenotaph in Kannonzaki

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Excerpts from Interview with Ski Jumper Kobayashi

January 21, 2019

London–Following are excerpts from a Jiji Press interview with Japanese ski jumping star Ryoyu Kobayashi held in the Italian ski resort of Val di Fiemme on Jan. 10: Question: You won the overall Four Hills Tournament title with a grand

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Abe Aims for Acceptable Isle Issue Resolution: Interfax

January 21, 2019

Moscow–Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said he aims for a resolution acceptable both to his country and Russia in bilateral peace treaty talks, the Interfax news agency reported Sunday. In an interview with the Russian news agency, Abe said

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