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Abe Seeks Easing of U.S.-China Trade Tensions

December 1, 2018

Buenos Aires–Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his hope to see an easing of U.S.-China trade friction, at a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires on Friday. It is clear that such a trade battle will benefit

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Trump Urges Japan to Correct Trade Imbalances with U.S.

December 1, 2018

Buenos Aires–U.S. President Donald Trump at a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday called on the Asian country to work on further correcting the bilateral trade imbalances, while citing a recent decrease in the U.S. deficit in

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Japanese Princess Aiko Turns 17, Enjoying School Life

December 1, 2018

Tokyo–Princess Aiko, the only child of Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako, turned 17 on Saturday. The princess, who started her second year at Gakushuin Girls’ Senior High School in Tokyo’s Shinjuku Ward, is enjoying both her school

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G-20 Ministers Worried over Downside Risks to Global Economy

November 30, 2018

Buenos Aires–Group of 20 finance ministers at a meeting in Buenos Aires on Thursday voiced anxieties over downside risks to the global economy, such as a possible slowdown in the economy of China amid its fierce trade war with the

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Japan Govt Ordered to Pay Damages in Yokota Base Noise Suit

November 30, 2018

Tokyo–Tokyo District Court’s Tachikawa branch on Friday ordered the Japanese government to pay a total of 95.6 million yen in compensation to residents living near the Yokota base in western Tokyo over past noise pollution caused by aircraft of the

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Japan Not to Change State Financing of Emperor Rite

November 30, 2018

Tokyo–The Japanese government will not change its plans to use state funds for the coming Daijosai, a key ceremony for the new Emperor, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasutoshi Nishimura said Friday. Nishimura was speaking after Prince Akishino, the younger son

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EXCLUSIVE: Brazilian Consul Gets Message from Ghosn to His Family

November 30, 2018

Tokyo–Former Nissan Motor Co. <7201> Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who was arrested last week on suspicion of financial misdeed, misses his family and has left a brief message to them, according to Joao de Mendonca, Brazilian consul-general in Tokyo. In an

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JAL Copilot Given 10-Month Jail Term in Britain for Drinking

November 30, 2018

London–A British court sentenced a 42-year-old Japan Airlines <9201> copilot to 10 months in prison without suspension on Thursday over excessive drinking before his flight duty last month. The copilot, Katsutoshi Jitsukawa, endangered the safety of passengers by drinking, a

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