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College enrollment capacities to be limited in Tokyo’s 23 wards

May 10, 2017

Tokyo- The Japanese government is considering setting a limit on the enrollment capacities of colleges in central Tokyo to ease the over concentration of young people in the capital, informed sources have said. Specifically, colleges in Tokyo’s densely populated 23 wards

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Japan wants new S. Korea pres. to honor comfort woman deal

May 10, 2017

Tokyo- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to call on new South Korean President Moon Jae-in to implement the 2015 bilateral agreement on the issue of so-called comfort women, the Japanese government’s top spokesman indicated Wednesday. The Japanese government will not

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Real wages log steepest fall in 21 months in March

May 9, 2017

Tokyo- Monthly wages in Japan in March dropped 0.8 percent from a year before in price-adjusted real terms, marking the steepest decline since the 3 percent fall logged in June 2015, the government said Tuesday. The real monthly pay fell for

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Nurseries set up by companies rising

May 9, 2017

Tokyo- Nurseries set up by companies have increased in Japan, showing a major presence in nationwide efforts to eliminate the shortage of such facilities. As of March 30, 871 nurseries with a combined capacity of some 20,000 children had been judged

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Canadian minister suggests parallel pursuit of TPP, EPA

May 9, 2017

Tokyo- Canadian Minister of International Trade Francois-Philippe Champagne has indicated his country’s plan to pursue bilateral trade negotiations in parallel with talks for effectuating the Trans-Pacific Partnership multilateral free trade pact without the United States for the time being. “Canada is

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Rules may be tightened for go-karts on public roads

May 9, 2017

Tokyo- The Japanese government will consider measures for safe driving of go-karts permitted to run on public roads following an increase in the number of accidents involving the vehicles, transport minister Keiichi Ishii said Tuesday. “We’ll conduct surveys on the current

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Wildfires rage in northeastern Japan, forcing evacuation

May 9, 2017

Tokyo- Wildfires sparked by dry and windy weather raged in areas in two prefectures along the Pacific coast in the Tohoku northeastern Japan region on Monday. No one is believed to have been injured in the fires, officials of the police

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N. Korea may have made nuclear warheads small: Abe

May 9, 2017

Tokyo- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday that North Korea may have made nuclear warheads small enough to fit on missiles. Pyongyang is believed to be pursuing development of nuclear warheads and their miniaturization in order to put them on

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