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4 arrested over bogus food events

June 4, 2017

Tokyo- The Metropolitan Police Department has arrested four people on charges of defrauding restaurant operators of fees for opening stores by proposing a fictitious food event. According to lawyers for the victims and other sources, the suspects are believed to have

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4 confirmed dead after small plane crash

June 4, 2017

TOYAMA- Four people were confirmed dead on Sunday after being rescued from a wreckage believed to be that of a small plane that crashed into Japan’s Northern Alps in the town of Tateyama, Toyama Prefecture, the previous day. At around 5

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Kishida condemns terrorist attack in London

June 4, 2017

KINAZAWA, ISHIKAWA PREF.- Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida condemned Sunday the latest terrorist attack in London that left at least seven people dead. “The despicable act of terrorism can never be permissible. I absolutely condemn it,” Kishida told reporters in Kanazawa,

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Evacuation drill for missile held in western Japan

June 4, 2017

ABU, YAMAGUCHI PREF.- The Japanese government conducted an evacuation drill in the town of Abu, Yamaguchi Prefecture, western Japan, on Sunday assuming the landing of a ballistic missile, following a series of missile launches by North Korea. The exercise, the second

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UN Security Council expands targets of N. Korea sanctions

June 4, 2017

NEW YORK- The UN Security Council adopted Friday a resolution expanding the targets of sanctions against North Korea after the recent series of ballistic missile launches by the reclusive state. The resolution, approved by a unanimous vote, added 14 individuals and

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Two Japanese killed in Palawan

June 3, 2017

A Japanese national and a Filipino interpreter were placed under police custody for alleged murder of two Japanese tourists who were reported missing last May 31 in Coron, Palawan. In a phone interview with the Daily Manila Shimbun on Saturday,

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2016 birthrate falls to 1.44; newborns fall below one million

June 3, 2017

Tokyo- The total fertility rate in Japan in 2016 fell 0.01 point from the previous year to 1.44, while the number of babies born last year slipped below one million for the first time, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry said

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Japan to put more pressure on North Korea: Abe

June 3, 2017

Tokyo- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed Japan’s determination on Saturday to put more pressure on North Korea, after a new UN Security Council resolution imposing sanctions on the reclusive state was adopted by a unanimous vote. “To further strengthen pressure,

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