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LDP urges govt’s to mull capacity to attack enemy bases 

March 30, 2017

TOKYO- Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Wednesday decided recommendations that urge the government to promptly consider creating a capability to attack the missile bases of any enemy. The recommendations also call for studying the introduction of new defense equipment, such

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Japan marks one year since security legislation’s enforcement

March 30, 2017

TOKYO- One year has passed since Japan enforced its national security legislation designed to expand the scope of the Self-Defense Forces’ activities abroad and enable the country to exercise the right to collective self-defense. In an increasingly severe security environment, such

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Japan adopts action plan for work style reform

March 29, 2017

TOKYO- The Japanese government on Tuesday adopted an action plan for its work style reform, including the introduction of an overtime cap of less than 100 hours per month and the promotion of equal pay for equal work.The action plan was

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Driverless vehicle tests on roads eyed

March 29, 2017

NAGOYA- Autonomous driving tests on public roads are accelerating in Aichi Prefecture , home to Toyota Motor Corp. and many other automobile-related companies. The central Japan prefecture has been designated as a national strategic special zone for deregulation as the Japanese

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Japanese team conducts world’s 1st transplant of donor iPS cells

March 29, 2017

KOBE- A team led by Japanese government-affiliated research institute Riken said Tuesday that it has carried out the world’s first surgery to transplant into a patient retina cells created from donor iPS cells. By using a stockpile of induced pluripotent stem

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Narita airport to introduce body scanners

March 29, 2017

NARITA,CHIBA PREF.- Narita International Airport near Tokyo is set to introduce on Wednesday advanced body scanners designed to detect suspicious items using electromagnetic radiation. The introduction of the body scanners for passengers using international flights is aimed at strengthening safety

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LDP eyes perjury accusation against Moritomo head

March 29, 2017

TOKYO- The ruling Liberal Democratic Party said Tuesday it will use the parliamentary authority to investigate whether Yasunori Kagoike, head of controversial school operator Moritomo Gakuen, told the truth in his sworn testimony before parliament last week over a murky state

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Westinghouse files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

March 29, 2017

TOKYO- Westinghouse Electric Co., a US nuclear arm of Toshiba Corp. , filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Wednesday. The struggling Japanese electronics and machinery maker is now poised to accelerate its efforts to withdraw from the overseas nuclear operations

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