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Many marriage aspirants not hunting for spouses: Survey

June 18, 2019

Tokyo–Of unmarried Japanese people who have the desire to get married but have been unable to find an adequate partner, more than 60 pct said they are not engaged in “konkatsu” spouse-hunting activities, a government survey showed Tuesday. When asked

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China hopes for Xiang Xiang’s role for friendship with Japan

June 18, 2019

Beijing–A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman has expressed hopes that female giant panda Xiang Xiang at Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo will continue to help promote China-Japan friendship following a recent decision to extend her stay in Japan. “We hope this decision will

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Wife of Ghosn seeks Trump help for husband’s trial: BBC

June 18, 2019

London–The wife of disgraced former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn has sought support from U.S. President Donald Trump for his upcoming trial in Japan, BBC reported on Monday. “I’d like President Donald Trump to speak to (Japanese) Prime Minister

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INTERVIEW: Koizumi vows to capitalize on pension controversy for reform

June 18, 2019

Tokyo–Increased public concern stoked by a controversial government report provides a chance to raise awareness of ongoing pension system reform in Japan, ruling party lawmaker Shinjiro Koizumi said in a recent interview with Jiji Press. The report from the Financial

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EXCLUSIVE: Police attacker sought info on ex-colleagues of baseball team

June 18, 2019

Osaka–The arrested suspect in Sunday’s attack on a policeman in Suita, Osaka Prefecture, western Japan, had recently approached former junior high school baseball teammates to find out their home addresses and other information, as well as a photograph of the

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Samples from moon’s surface

June 17, 2019

Samples from the moon’s surface (top) and a Japanese flag, which was carried to the moon and back on board Apollo 11, are pictured at the National Museum of Nature and Science of Japan in Tokyo on June 17, 2019.

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Japan-India diplomacy

June 17, 2019

Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu (C) and former Union Law minister Ashwani Kumar (L) arrive at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on June 17, 2019. (Photo by NARINDER NANU / AFP) Jiji Press

Court rejects request by residents to cancel Sendai reactor approval

June 17, 2019

Fukuoka–Fukuoka District Court rejected Monday a request from residents in 10 prefectures to cancel regulatory approval of the No. 1 and No. 2 reactors at Kyushu Electric Power Co.’s Sendai nuclear power plant in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan. The residents

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