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Hibakusha hand in 3m. signatures backing nuke abolition

June 18, 2017

NEW YORK- A group of hibakusha atomic bomb survivors on Friday handed in a list of 2,963,889 signatories supporting nuclear weapons abolition and paper cranes to the chair of resumed U.N. talks for a nuclear arms ban treaty. Elayne Whyte Gomez,

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Abe seen visiting Estonia, nearby countries next month

June 18, 2017

Tokyo- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering visiting Estonia, Denmark, Finland and Sweden next month after attending a Group of 20 summit in Germany on July 7-8, informed sources said Saturday. With Estonia set to hold the rotating European Union

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Abe plans to reshuffle Cabinet, party leadership

June 18, 2017

Tokyo- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to reshuffle his cabinet and the executive posts of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party after taking a hit from a scandal involving the Kake Educational Institution, informed sources said Saturday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide

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US to impose antidumping duties on rebar from Japan

June 18, 2017

WASHINGTON- The United States is set to impose antidumping duties on steel concrete reinforcing bar from Japan and Turkey under an International Trade Commission decision announced Friday. The ITC has voted to determine that the U.S. industry is “materially injured” by

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Japan succeeds in artificial incubation of endangered bird

June 18, 2017

  TOYAMA- A Toyama zoo has succeeded in artificial incubation of two Japanese rock ptarmigan babies, the first feat for the endangered bird in 19 years in Japan, the Environment Ministry said Sunday. Japan thus made major progress toward the establishment

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Defendant brandishes knives in Sendai court

June 16, 2017

SENDAI, MIYAGI PREF.- A defendant on trial at Sendai District Court in northeastern Japan on Friday suddenly took out knives, climbed over a barrier into the visitors’ gallery and attacked police officers. Two male officers of the Miyagi prefectural police

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Takata to file for bankruptcy protection

June 16, 2017

Tokyo- Takata Corp. hit by a massive global air bag recall, is preparing to file for bankruptcy protection under the Japanese civil rehabilitation law as early as this month, informed sources said Friday. Takata’s liabilities to be left following the possible

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Idea to scrap EU tariffs on Japanese cars in 7 yrs under study

June 16, 2017

Tokyo- Japan and the European Union are considering the idea of the EU’s 10 pct tariffs on Japanese passenger cars being eliminated in about seven years after their envisaged economic partnership agreement takes effect, Jiji Press has learned. The two sides

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