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Abe says to reshuffle Cabinet in early August

July 10, 2017

STOCKHOLM- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday he will reshuffle members of his cabinet and executives of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party in early August. Abe plans to carry out the cabinet and party leadership reshuffles on Aug. 3, informed sources said.

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Putin increasingly willing to work with Abe on peace treaty: Mori

July 10, 2017

RUSSIA- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday he is increasingly willing to work with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to conclude a peace treaty that formally ends the two countries’ World War II hostilities, according to visiting former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro

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Okinoshima, related sites inscribed to World Heritage List

July 10, 2017

POLAND- Okinoshima, a sacred island, and related religious sites in the southwestern Japan prefecture of Fukuoka were inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage List on Sunday. In May, the International Council on Monuments and Sites, or ICOMOS, recommended additions to the

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Consumer prices seen rising faster: BOJ Kuroda

July 10, 2017

TOKYO- The pace of growth in Japan’s consumer prices is expected to accelerate toward the Bank of Japan’s target of 2 percent on the back of the narrowing supply-demand gap in the economy and expectations for higher medium- to long-term

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Current account surplus down 5.9%  in May

July 10, 2017

TOKYO- Japan’s current account surplus in May fell 5.9 pct from a year before to 1,653.9 billion yen, down for the first time in four months, the Ministry of Finance said Monday. The result fell short of a median forecast of

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At least 21 die from heavy downpour in Fukuoka, Oita

July 10, 2017

FUKUOKA/OITA- A total of 21 people had been confirmed dead as of Sunday in rain disaster-hit areas in the southwestern Japan prefectures of Fukuoka and Oita, while more than 20 people remained unaccounted for in Fukuoka and about 150 people were waiting

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“Black Widowˮ admits killing husband

July 10, 2017

KYOTO- A 70-year-old Japanese woman accused of being a “black widow” killer on Monday admitted fatally poisoning her husband. In the first questioning of Chisako Kakehi in a lay judge trial at Kyoto District Court, she accepted the truth of

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G-20 heads vow to combat protectionism at Hamburg summit

July 9, 2017

GERMANY- The top leaders of the Group of 20 major and emerging economies vowed to keep fighting protectionism in their joint declaration adopted at the end of their two-day summit in Hamburg on Saturday. But the leaders failed to get united

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