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Prince Akishino’s Remark Seen as Reprimand: Agency Official

December 3, 2018

Tokyo–Japanese Prince Akishino’s recent statement opposing the use of state funds for the Daijosai ceremony was a reprimand to the Imperial Household Agency, Yasuhiko Nishimura, vice grand steward of the agency, said Monday. Speaking at a press conference, Nishimura said

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Soil Placement for U.S. Base Relocation in Okinawa to Start Dec. 14

December 3, 2018

Tokyo–Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said Monday the government will start the placement of soil in landfill work off the Henoko coastal district in Nago, Okinawa Prefecture, on Dec. 14 in a controversial U.S. military base relocation project. Since it

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New Japan-Russia Framework Effective: Suga

December 3, 2018

Tokyo–Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Monday that a new framework toward conclusion of a peace treaty between Japan and Russia is “effective.” The framework, agreed on between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin on

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Japan Protests China’s Gas Development in East China Sea

December 3, 2018

Tokyo–The Japanese government said Monday it has protested China’s apparent test drilling for resources development around the intermediate line between the two countries in the East China Sea. It is extremely regrettable that China continues work for unilateral resources development

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Japan, Paraguay Agree to Conclude Investment Accord Early

December 3, 2018

Asuncion–Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez agreed on Sunday to conclude a bilateral investment accord at an early date. Abe, the first Japanese prime minister to visit Paraguay, told a joint press conference after the

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Abe, Macron Affirm Importance of Stable 3-Way Auto Alliance

December 1, 2018

Buenos Aires–Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed Friday on the importance of maintaining the stable alliance among Renault SA of France and two Japanese automakers–Nissan Motor Co. <7201> and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. <7211>. The two

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G-20 Leaders Concerned over U.S.-China Trade Tensions

December 1, 2018

Buenos Aires–A closely watched Group of 20 summit started in Buenos Aires on Friday for a two-day run, with participants voicing concerns over fierce U.S.-China trade friction. On the first day, some also said that the G-20 advanced and emerging

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Japan, U.S., India Hold First Summit

December 1, 2018

Buenos Aires–Japan, the United States and India held their first summit, in Buenos Aires, on Friday, confirming their intentions to deepen the three-way strategic partnership to realize a free and open Indo-Pacific, a concept pushed by Tokyo and Washington. At

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