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Okinawan wants continued peace efforts by emperor, empress

August 11, 2019

Naha, Okinawa Pref.–Tokumasa Miyagi, a 78-year-old Okinawan who lost his father in a fierce ground battle in the southern Japan prefecture in the final phase of World War II, hopes that new Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako will inherit their

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INTERVIEW: Reiwa Shinsengumi ready to cooperate with other opposition parties

August 11, 2019

Tokyo–New Japanese political group Reiwa Shinsengumi is ready to cooperate with other opposition parties under certain conditions in the next election for the House of Representatives, the lower chamber of parliament, leader Taro Yamamoto said in a recent interview with

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Residency program for fourth-generation Japanese little used

August 11, 2019

Tokyo–A residency program in Japan that allows fourth-generation Japanese descendants living overseas to work in the country has been used little due to strict requirements such as language proficiency and age. Under the program introduced in July last year, only

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EXCLUSIVE: Japan to standardize english road signs

August 11, 2019

Tokyo–The Japanese transport ministry plans to standardize English descriptions in road signs across the country to make them foreigner-friendly in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, informed sources told Jiji Press. The ministry will make the

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EXCLUSIVE: Japan to Standardize English Road Signs

August 10, 2019

Tokyo- The Japanese transport ministry plans to standardize English descriptions in road signs across the country to make them foreigner-friendly in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, informed sources told Jiji Press. The ministry will make

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Multiple Options Eyed for Japan’s Contribution to Hormuz Security

August 10, 2019

Tokyo- The Japanese government is considering multiple options for dispatching Maritime Self-Defense Force troops as part of the country’s contribution to ensure shipping safety in the Strait of Hormuz, informed sources said. The options include dispatching P-3C patrol aircraft and

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Traffic Control Test Using Parking Lots Conducted in Tokyo

August 10, 2019

Tokyo- A Japanese public-private council conducted a test on Saturday to assess the effectiveness of a planned traffic control measure during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics that would make coin-operated parking lots reservation-only. The measure is designed to prevent

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Delta to Shift U.S.-Tokyo Flights from Narita to Haneda

August 10, 2019

New York- Delta Air Lines said Friday that it will fully transfer its U.S.-Tokyo flights from Narita International Airport to Tokyo International Airport at Haneda. The move is designed to increase customer convenience as Haneda is closer to central Tokyo

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