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Tokyo ranked third in Global Attractiveness Rankings

November 19, 2019

Tokyo–Tokyo was ranked third among 48 major cities in the world in terms of their ability to attract people, capital and companies, a Japanese think tank said Tuesday. London topped the annual Global Power City Index rankings of the Mori

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Ex-UNHCR Head Ogata granted notable title

November 19, 2019

Tokyo–The Japanese government Tuesday decided to grant the title of Junior Third Rank to Sadako Ogata, former U.N. high commissioner for refugees. Ogata was the first Japanese to hold the key U.N. post. She died Oct. 22. “She represented Japan

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FOCUS: Sense of crisis over GAFA behind Yahoo Japan-line integration

November 19, 2019

Tokyo–A sense of crisis about the strength of overseas information technology giants such as Amazon.com Inc. apparently hurried Yahoo Japan Corp.’s parent, Z Holdings Corp. , and free messaging app provider Line Corp. into deciding on their business integration to

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Chances of inflation hitting 2 percent “extremely slim: BOJ Chief

November 19, 2019

Tokyo–The Bank of Japan now sees “extremely slim” chances of inflation rising to its target of 2 pct by the end of fiscal 2021, BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said Tuesday. “The possibility of achieving (the inflation target) during fiscal 2021

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“Flame of Hope” to be placed at masses by Pope in Japan

November 19, 2019

Nagasaki–The “Flame of Hope,” a symbol of Japanese people’s wish for peace, will be placed on altars at Masses to be conducted by Pope Francis in Tokyo and Nagasaki, southwestern Japan, during his visit to Japan from Saturday. The Earth

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Japanese man detained amid Hong Kong protests: Suga

November 19, 2019

Tokyo–Hong Kong authorities have taken a Japanese man in his 20s into custody amid prodemocracy protests in the former British colony, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Tuesday. “We hear he is in good health condition with no injury,”

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12th batch of Filipino health workers for Japan starts Nihongo training

November 18, 2019

Over 300 Filipino nurse and care workers candidates bound for Japan have started their six-month Japanese language training, the Japanese Embassy said on Monday. The opening ceremony for the Preparatory Japanese Language Training for the 12th Batch of health worker

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Japanese Actress Erika Sawajiri Nabbed for Alleged Drug Possession

November 18, 2019

Tokyo- Tokyo police on Saturday arrested Japanese actress Erika Sawajiri for allegedly possessing synthetic drug MDMA in violation of the drug control law. Sawajiri, 33, has admitted to the charges, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. She allegedly had 0.09

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