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Nobelist Yoshino Once Pushed to Edge of Giving Up Research

December 11, 2019

Tokyo- Japanese researcher Akira Yoshino was once pushed to the edge of giving up his research on lithium-ion batteries, for which he and two other scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry. When Yoshino started his research on the

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EXCLUSIVE: New Subsidies Eyed to Support “Ice Age” Generation

December 11, 2019

Tokyo- The Japanese government will establish a new subsidy program for local governments working on innovative measures to help people from the employment “ice age” generation land stable jobs, Jiji Press learned Wednesday. Through the initiative, the central government will

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PHL, Japan sign MOC on Subic regional development

December 10, 2019

HAKONE—The Philippines and Japan signed Friday a memorandum of cooperation (MOC) signifying the latter’s commitment to provide technical support to the Duterte administration’s formulation of a regional development master plan designed to maximize the economic potentials of the Subic Bay

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Palace condoles with Japanese people for death of ex-PM Nakasone

December 1, 2019

Malacañang on Sunday expressed its sincere condolences to the Japanese government and its people for the passing of former Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone at the age of 101. In a statement, Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Nakasone was a great

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Abe support falls after cherry blossom party scandal: Polls

November 26, 2019

Tokyo, Nov. 26 (Jiji Press)–The approval rates for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet have fallen in recent media polls, apparently due to a scandal over state-funded annual cherry blossom-viewing parties. Abe is accused of, among other things, using taxpayer

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Japan, Vatican agree to boost cooperation for peace

November 26, 2019

Tokyo–Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and visiting Pope Francis agreed Monday to strengthen cooperation between Tokyo and the Vatican in realizing world peace and promoting human rights. “Japan and the Vatican are partners that value peace, the realization of a

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IMF cuts Japan’s 2019 growth forecast to 0.8 percent

November 26, 2019

Washington–The International Monetary Fund on Monday downgraded its real-term growth forecast for the Japanese economy for 2019 to 0.8 pct from 0.9 pct as of October, reflecting the fallout from the U.S.-China trade war. In a statement to conclude its

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Japan, China to promote sports events in 2020

November 26, 2019

Tokyo–Japanese and Chinese ministers agreed at a meeting Monday to promote private-sector exchanges in sports next year. The ministers decided to capitalize on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics to this end at the “high-level dialogue” meeting in Tokyo, cochaired

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