The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

Emperor, Empress Pay Tribute to Late Thai King

March 6, 2017

Bangkok- Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko paid tribute to the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Sunday after their arrival in Bangkok in the afternoon. The Imperial couple also met with new King Maha Vajiralongkorn to offer their condolences.

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Tokyo police to create dedicated unit against cyberattacks

March 6, 2017

Tokyo- Tokyo’s Metropolitan Police Department will establish a new division specialized in fight against cyberattacks on April 1, the police decided Monday. The so-called cyberattack response center, to be set up within the MPD’s Public Security Bureau, will be staffed

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Memorial ceremony for 2011 Disaster Held in New York

March 6, 2017

New York- A memorial service for the victims of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan was held in a Manhattan church on Sunday, ahead of the sixth anniversary of the disaster. Some 420 people, including Japanese residents,

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6 Years On: Iwate governor eyes revitalization beyond reconstruction

March 6, 2017

MORIOKA, IWATE Pref.- Iwate Governor Takuya Tasso has pledged to carry out far-sighted projects to revitalize regional economies in the northeastern Japan prefecture, primarily by promoting local tourism under its coming third reconstruction program. “I’ll work on regional revitalization beyond

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North Korea fires 4 ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan

March 6, 2017

SEOUL- Defying international criticism, North Korea fired four ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan around 7:36 a.m. Monday (10:36 p.m. SundayGMT), the South Korean military said the same day. The four missiles were launched from an area near the

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Duterte sets Russia visit on May 25

March 3, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte said he will visit Russia in May. Duterte said he will be in Moscow on May 25 upon the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin. “So I’m going there with (Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command

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Over 400,000 suspected money laundering cases reported

March 2, 2017

TOKYO- The number of suspected money laundering cases reported by banks and others in Japan in 2016 rose 0.4 pct from the previous year to a record 401,091, the National Police Agency saidThursday. The growth is apparently a result of

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Musician Monsieur Kamayatsu dies at 78

March 2, 2017

TOKYO- Japanese musician Monsieur Kamayatsu, a member of The Spiders, one of the “Group Sounds” rock band sensations in the 1960s, died of pancreatic cancer at a Tokyo hospital on Wednesday. He was 78. Monsieur Kamayatsu, whose real name was

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