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Abe apologizes for controversial FSA report on aging

June 10, 2019

Tokyo–Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe apologized Monday for a controversial Financial Services Agency report emphasizing that an average elderly couple needs to build up 20 million yen in life savings. Expressions used in the report were “inaccurate and misleading,” Abe

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Japan, Switzerland discuss sanctions against N. Korea

June 10, 2019

Tokyo-Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and visiting Swiss President Ueli Maurer on Monday affirmed the need to fully implement U.N. Security Council sanctions resolutions against North Korea over its nuclear and missile development. At their meeting, held at the prime

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Japan highlights G-20 principles for quality infrastructure investment

June 10, 2019

Fukuoka–Japan sees the Group of 20 advanced and emerging economies’ approval of principles for high-quality infrastructure investment as a major achievement at a meeting of G-20 finance ministers and central bank chiefs in the southwestern Japan city of Fukuoka over

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Japan, Hong Kong, China politics: Extradition protest

June 10, 2019

Protesters attend a rally against Hong Kong’s controversial extradition law proposal near the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’s Economic and Trade Office in Tokyo on June 9, 2019. – The city’s pro-Beijing government is pushing a bill through the legislature

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Abe hails enhanced ties with Saudi Arabia

June 10, 2019

Tokyo–Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe welcomed enhanced ties with Saudi Arabia during talks with Mosaad Mohammed Aiban, the Middle Eastern country’s minister of state, in Tokyo on Monday. Japan and Saudi Arabia have a long history of friendly ties and

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Japan weather

June 10, 2019

People cross a street in Tokyo’s Ginza district on June 10, 2019. (Photo by Charly TRIBALLEAU / AFP) Jiji Press

Era name change causes no system trouble: Suga

June 10, 2019

Tokyo–Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Monday that no trouble related to computer system updates in line with the country’s era name change has occurred at government agencies and ministries. In Japan, the new Reiwa era started on May

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Ueno Zoo happy with giant panda Xiang Xiang’s extended stay

June 10, 2019

Tokyo–Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo on Monday expressed gratitude for an extended stay of its popular giant panda Xiang Xiang. Xiang Xiang was shown to the media on the day, before her second birthday on Wednesday. “We’re deeply grateful that her stay

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