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Ghosn Escape Unjustifiable: Japan’s Justice Minister

January 5, 2020

Tokyo- Japanese Justice Minister Masako Mori said in a statement on Sunday that “there is no room to justify” the escape of a defendant on bail, commenting on Carlos Ghosn’s flight from Japan to avoid a trial on financial misconduct

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Alcohol Detected in ANA Flight Attendant

January 5, 2020

Tokyo- Alcohol was detected in a female All Nippon Airways cabin crew member and she was replaced on a flight on Friday morning, the Japanese airline said Saturday. The replacement of the flight attendant in her 20s caused delays of

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Yokohama Marks 150th Anniv. of Beer Output by U.S. Brewer

January 5, 2020

Yokohama- This year marks the 150th anniversary of Japan’s first continual commercial beer production, in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, by U.S. brewer William Copeland, known as the father of the Japanese beer industry. Beer made in Yokohama has become well-known

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4 Chinese Ships Sail in Japanese Waters off Senkakus

January 5, 2020

Naha, Okinawa Pref.- Four Chinese coast guard ships sailed in Japanese territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture, southernmost Japan, for about two hours on Saturday. It was the first such intrusion this year. The last time a

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Oma Tuna Sells for 193 M. Yen in New Year Auction at Toyosu

January 5, 2020

Tokyo- A 276-kilogram bluefin tuna caught off Oma, Aomori Prefecture, northeastern Japan, sold for 193.2 million yen in the New Year auction at Tokyo’s Toyosu wholesale market on Sunday. The price is second only to last year’s successful bid of

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Shinjiro Koizumi Named One of 20 Faces in 2020 by U.K. Paper

January 5, 2020

London- The Times has selected Japanese Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi as one of the “Twenty faces to look out for in 2020.” There are two opposite views of Koizumi–either he is a hereditary political aristocrat with a pretty face but

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Abe to Prepare for Middle East Trip amid U.S.-Iran Tensions

January 5, 2020

Sodegaura, Chiba Pref.- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his willingness on Saturday to prepare for a trip to the Middle East, amid heightened tensions between the United States and Iran. Speaking to reporters while playing golf in the city

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Japanese FM Motegi to visit Philippines

January 2, 2020

Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu will undertake an official visit to the Philippines from January 8-9 as a guest of the Department of Foreign Affairs. Motegi will have a bilateral meeting with his Filipino counterpart, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L.

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