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Papers on Dentsu, branch execs sent to prosecutors 

April 25, 2017

Tokyo- Japanese labor authorities on Tuesday sent prosecutors papers on leading advertising agency Dentsu Inc.and executives of three regional branches for allegedly forcing some employees at the branches to work illegally long hours. The three branches suspected of violating the labor

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Saga gov. reluctantly OKs restart of 2 Genkai reactors

April 25, 2017

SAGA- Saga Governor Yoshinori Yamaguchi on Monday gave his consent to Kyushu Electric Power Co.’s plan to restart the No. 3 and No. 4 reactors at its Genkai nuclear power plant in the southwestern Japan prefecture. The governor’s approval means that

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Japan, US, S. Korea agree to increase pressure on North Korea 

April 25, 2017

Tokyo- Senior Japanese, US and South Korean diplomats agreed Tuesday to cooperate in increasing pressure on North Korea in order to prevent the reclusive state from making further provocations following its repeated missile launches and nuclear testing. The three are Kenji

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Visas waived for short-term visitors from UAE 

April 25, 2017

Tokyo- The Japanese government agreed on Monday to allow visitors from the United Arab Emirates to stay in Japan for up to 30 days without visa. The agreement was made at a meeting in Tokyo between Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida

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Seawall construction for US base relocation starts at Henoko

April 25, 2017

NAGO, OKINAWA  PREF., Jiji- The Japanese government started on Tuesday seawall construction work for land reclamation at the Henoko coastal area in Nago, Okinawa Prefecture, to relocate the US Marine Corps’ Futenma air base. The work to establish seawalls that will

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Amazon starts fresh food delivery service in Japan

April 24, 2017

Tokyo- Amazon Japan G.K. started a fresh food delivery service on Friday, allowing customers to receive products they buy in as short as four hours after order placements in some cases. Japan is the third country after the United States and

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NTT Docomo to allow work half from home, half in office

April 24, 2017

Tokyo- NTT Docomo Inc.  plans to allow employees to flexibly combine work from home and in office during a day as part of its work style reforms, Jiji Press learned Thursday. The mobile phone giant will start a program in October

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Aichi police ink child care deal to prep for disasters

April 24, 2017

OKAZAKI, AICHI PREF.- Striking a good work-life balance is a major challenge for many child-rearing families, and police officers, who are in demand in times of emergencies, are no exception. In the city of Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture, central Japan, the local

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