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Trump’s remarks on Japan-US alliance ease worries

February 12, 2017

Washington- US President Donald Trump’s pro-Japan remarks at a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday have surprised many foreign affairs officials in the two countries and, then, made them less fearful about the future course of

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Drone use in disaster response tested in Tokyo high-rise district

February 12, 2017

Tokyo- An experiment was conducted in central Tokyo Saturday to see if drones can efficiently gather information and provide evacuation instructions for people faced with difficulties in going home in times of major disaster. Officials of Shinjuku Ward and drone experts

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Currencies remain possible flash point between Japan, US

February 12, 2017

Washinton- Japan’s currency and monetary policies are expected to remain a possible target for criticism by US President Donald Trump, after he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Friday to leave currency issues to their finance chiefs. Trump

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Tokyo protests missile launch

February 12, 2017

Tokyo- Japan lodged a strong protest after North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan on Sunday. The missile launch “clearly violates U.N. Security Council resolutions and is totally unacceptable,” Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news

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North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea of Japan

February 12, 2017

Seoul – North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan from the northwestern province of North Pyongan Sunday morning, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff and other sources said. The missile flew some 500 kilometers after being launched

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Aso vows to promote economic dialogue with Pence

February 11, 2017

Washington — Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso said Friday that he is resolved to hold thorough talks with US Vice President Mike Pence under a new bilateral dialogue framework. “Intensive talks will be held under the new framework with Pence

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Takata estimates 64-B yen in annual net loss

February 11, 2017

Tokyo – Struggling air bag maker Takata Corp. said Friday it expects to post a group net loss of 64 billion yen for the year ending next month, the largest annual loss since its stock listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s

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Tokyo to tighten regulations on youth naked selfies

February 11, 2017

Tokyo- The Tokyo metropolitan government plans to tighten regulations to prevent youths from sending naked selfies online to people they get to know through the Internet, officials said Friday. The metropolitan government will amend its ordinance on youth development to allow

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