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Japan’s Princess Kako Attends Dinner in Budapest

September 22, 2019

Budapest- Japanese Princess Kako, niece of Emperor Naruhito, attended a dinner in Budapest on Saturday to mark the 150th anniversary this year of diplomatic ties between Japan and Hungary. “I pay my respect to your efforts from the bottom of

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Abe’s Less Conservative Posture Aimed to Spur Talks on Constitution

September 22, 2019

Tokyo- With a parliamentary session to start on Oct. 4, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to place less conservative members of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in key party and parliamentary posts related to constitutional amendment, in the hope

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Former Yahoo Japan Chief Becomes Tokyo Vice Governor

September 22, 2019

Tokyo- Manabu Miyasaka, former president of Yahoo Japan Corp., assumed the post of Tokyo vice governor on Friday to promote the use of digital technology. “In an era of intercity competition, we can’t fall behind in the field of digital

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Japan’s Princess Kako Meets with Hungarian President

September 22, 2019

Budapest- Japanese Princess Kako, niece of Emperor Naruhito, paid a courtesy call on Hungarian President Janos Ader at the presidential palace in Budapest on Friday. Asked by Ader about her impression of the streetscape of the Hungarian capital, Princess Kako,

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INTERVIEW: New Japan Minister Vows to Keep Economy Vibrant

September 22, 2019

Tokyo- Japan’s new economic revitalization minister Yasutoshi Nishimura has vowed to take all possible measures to keep the domestic economy afloat after the planned consumption tax increase from 8 pct to 10 pct on Oct. 1. “Demand is solid at

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Host Japan Beats Russia 30-10 as Rugby World Cup Opens

September 22, 2019

Tokyo- Cheers and excitement echoed through a packed stadium in a Tokyo suburb where Japan made a spectacular start in the 2019 Rugby World Cup, with a 30-10 victory over Russia, on Friday night. Japan, hosting the quadrennial rugby competition

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Empress Emerita’s Breast Cancer Completely Removed

September 22, 2019

Tokyo- Japanese Empress Emerita Michiko’s breast cancer has been completely removed and no metastasis was observed, the Imperial Household Agency said Friday. The agency announced the result of the final pathology examination of the 84-year-old former Empress, who underwent successful

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Many People in Japan Unaware of New Flu Threats

September 22, 2019

Tokyo- Not many people in Japan are aware of the threats of feared new strains of influenza viruses, a Cabinet Office survey showed Friday. The share of respondents who said they know that new flu strains may result in global

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