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Japanese ambassador rides MRT-3 for first time

January 8, 2021

Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koshikawa Kazuhiko rode an MRT-3 train for the first time Friday morning. In his Twitter account, Koshikawa said:” Kudos to the MRT-3 workers for their great efforts. Hope this strong Japan and Philippine partnership will

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PHL thanks Japan for quick release of 10-B yen loan to aid typhoon victims

January 6, 2021

The Philippines has thanked Japan for quickly disbursing another 10-billion yen under the second phase of its Post Disaster Standby Loan 2 (PDSL 2) program that will support ongoing government efforts to rehabilitate areas, and help families affected, by the

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Group hopes to re-install “comfort woman” statue by April in time to mark end of WW 2

January 4, 2021

A civic group has expressed hope to put up once more a “comfort woman” statue, which was removed in Manila following apparent pressure from the Japanese government, by April this year in time for the 76th anniversary of the end

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JICA, BSP credit risk database offers bright spot for SME financing

December 28, 2020

As lack of finance access continues to challenge Philippine small and medium enterprises (SMEs), an ongoing technical cooperation project for the establishment of Credit Risk Database (CRD) of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

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Philippines, Japan reaffirm commitment to further expand economic ties

December 28, 2020

The Philippines and Japan have reaffirmed their commitment to further build on their strong economic partnership, which includes plans to expand Japanese investments in the country following favorable developments on a Philippine tax reform measure that aims to significantly lower

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Duterte accepts credentials of new Japanese envoy Koshikawa, Papal Nuncio

December 14, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte accepted on Monday the credentials of new Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koshikawa Kazuhiko. In accepting Koshikawa’s credentials in Malacanang, the Chief Executive cited the close relationship of the Philippines and Japan. “As a friend that is

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2 Japanese Astronauts to Stay at ISS for Long-Term Missions

November 20, 2020

Tokyo- Japanese astronauts Koichi Wakata and Satoshi Furukawa will stay at the International Space Station for long-term missions, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) said Friday. Wakata, 57, is expected to stay at the ISS around 2022, and Furukawa, 56,

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang to Visit Japan from Tues.

November 20, 2020

Tokyo- Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit Japan for two days from Tuesday, Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said Friday. Motegi and Wang are slated to discuss novel coronavirus measures and a planned resumption of travel

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