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Govt Should Not Interfere with Nissan Affairs: Seko

November 27, 2018

Tokyo–The Japanese government has no plan to exert its influence over the appointment of new Nissan Motor Co. <7201> chairman to succeed Carlos Ghosn and ties among Nissan, Renault SA and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. <7211>, industry minister Hiroshige Seko stressed

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Japan Aims to Develop Rice That Can Grow in High Temperatures

November 27, 2018

Tokyo–Japan’s cabinet adopted a plan on Tuesday to make the country more adaptable to climate change, including support for developing rice varieties than can grow in high temperatures. The plan lists a set of long-term measures that should be taken

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Telescope for Observing Primordial Gravitational Waves Revealed

November 27, 2018

Tsukuba, Ibaraki Pref.–Japan’s High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, or KEK, Kyoto University and other institutes have shown to the media a telescope called GroundBIRD with which they aims to observe primordial gravitational waves that are believed to have been emitted

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Labor Shortage Perceived as More Serious Across Japan: Govt Report

November 27, 2018

Tokyo–The labor shortage has been perceived as increasingly severe across Japan due to a rise in the number of job offers following the economic expansion since 2012, the Cabinet Office said in a report released Tuesday. The sense of shortage

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EXCLUSIVE: Japan May Face Tight Supply-Demand Balance for Flu Vaccines

November 27, 2018

Tokyo–Japan may face a tight supply-demand balance for influenza vaccines toward early December and the health ministry has sought cooperation from drug makers, wholesalers and prefectural governments to ensure stable supply, Jiji Press learned Tuesday. According to the ministry, the

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Japan Eyeing Free Rubella Vaccination for Adult Men

November 27, 2018

Tokyo–Japan’s health ministry is considering free rubella vaccination for men in their 30s to 50s, with men in the age groups accounting for a large portion of patients in the ongoing outbreak of the infectious disease in the country, it

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Okinawa Eyes Base Relocation Referendum on Feb. 24

November 27, 2018

Naha, Okinawa Pref.–Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki is making final arrangements to hold a prefectural referendum on Feb. 24 next year on whether to approve the relocation of a key U.S. military base within the southern Japan prefecture, a senior prefectural

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Japan Eyes Introduction of Multipurpose Aircraft “Mother Ship”

November 27, 2018

Tokyo–The Japanese government is considering including a plan to introduce a multipurpose aircraft “mother ship” in its new basic defense program to be compiled at the end of this year, informed sources have said. The envisaged ship, which is expected

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