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Japan, Malta pledge cooperation on maritime security

May 28, 2017

VALLETTA, MALTA – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Maltese counterpart, Joseph Muscat, on Saturday agreed that the two countries will work together to ensure the rule of law at sea. The agreement came as the two leaders met in

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G-7 leaders vow to fight protectionism

May 28, 2017

TAORMINA, ITALY – Leaders of the Group of Seven major industrial countries on Saturday reiterated their commitment to fight protectionism, after a two-day summit in Taormina, southern Italy. “We reiterate our commitment to keep our markets open and to fight

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Abe seeks int’l unity to stop N. Korea’s provocations

May 28, 2017

TAORMINA, ITALY – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday called for international cooperation to stop North Korea’s provocations.   “I ask the international community, including China and Russia, for unity and action” over North Korea, Abe said at a

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Abe, Trump agree to raise pressure on North Korea

May 27, 2017

TAORMINA, ITALY- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump agreed on Friday to increase pressure on North Korea as the authoritarian country has been repeatedly carrying out ballistic missile tests in defiance of international criticism. Abe and Trump

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Japan firms start building Vietnam’s 1st underground railway tunnels

May 27, 2017

HO CHI MINH CITY- Construction work using Japanese technology started on Friday in Ho Chi Minh City for two underground tunnels of a 20-kilometer-long railway linking the center of the largest Vietnamese city and its suburbs. The two tunnels, some 800

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Japan, France agree to promote Asia-Pacific security cooperation

May 27, 2017

TAORMINA, ITALY- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and new French President Emmanuel Macron agreed Friday to promote their countries’ security cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region in view of the growing maritime presence of China there. At their first meeting, in Taormina

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Gov’t shows what students should learn ahead of new curriculum guidelines

May 27, 2017

TOKYO- Ahead of the full-fledged launch of new curriculum guidelines for elementary and junior high schools in or after fiscal 2020, the Japanese education ministry released Friday a draft plan showing what students should cover in the transition period. Under the

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Man indicted for killing Vietnamese girl in Chiba

May 27, 2017

CHIBA- Public prosecutors on Friday indicted Yasumasa Shibuya, 46, a former head of the parents’ association at an elementary school in the city of Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, eastern Japan, for allegedly murdering a Vietnamese girl attending the school in March. The

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