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EXCLUSIVE: Document on Ghosn’s Post-Retirement Pay Created by Aide

November 26, 2018

Tokyo–A document showing post-retirement remuneration for former Nissan Motor Co. <7201> Chairman Carlos Ghosn may have been created by his close aide, Greg Kelly, a former representative director of the Japanese automaker, informed sources told Jiji Press on Monday. The

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Osaka Wins Bid to Host World Expo 2025

November 24, 2018

Paris- Japan won its bid to host World Expo 2025 in the western city of Osaka, at a general assembly meeting of the Bureau International des Expositions, or BIE, in Paris on Friday. It will be the second World Expo

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Japanese Emperor Akihito Attends Last Harvest Festival

November 24, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese Emperor Akihito on Friday attended his last Niiname-sai harvest festival at the Imperial Palace before his abdication slated for the end of April 2019. In Niiname-sai, the most important annual ritual ceremony held at the palace, the Emperor

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EXCLUSIVE: Kevin Schneider to Become Commander of U.S. Forces in Japan

November 23, 2018

Washington–Air Force Maj. Gen. Kevin Schneider, chief of staff at the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, has been informally nominated to become commander of U.S. Forces Japan, U.S. administration sources told Jiji Press on Thursday. Schneider will replace Air Force Lt. Gen.

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Applicants Top 80,000 for 2020 Games Volunteer Jobs

November 23, 2018

Tokyo–The number of applications for volunteer jobs during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics has already topped the organizing committee’s target of 80,000 one month ahead of the deadline. The organizing committee of the games said Wednesday that the number

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Japanese Minister in Spotlight with Puzzling Remarks

November 23, 2018

Tokyo–Yoshitaka Sakurada, Japanese minister for cybersecurity and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, who recently surprised the world by confessing that he does not use a personal computer, repeatedly made remarks again that bewildered those attending a parliamentary meeting on

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Japan Govt Keeps Economic View Unchanged in Nov.

November 23, 2018

Tokyo–The Japanese government on Thursday kept its basic economic assessment unchanged in November, according to a monthly report released Thursday. “The Japanese economy is recovering at a moderate pace,” the government said in the report submitted to a meeting of

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EXCLUSIVE: Japan to Take Steps to Prevent Airport Inundation

November 23, 2018

Tokyo–The Japanese government has drawn up an outline of planned disaster reduction measures in response to big natural disasters this year, including one to prevent airport inundation, Jiji Press learned Thursday. The draft outline shows the results of emergency inspections

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