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Nissan needs to reapply for U.K. Financial Aid: Minister

February 5, 2019

London–Nissan Motor Co. needs to make a fresh application if it seeks to receive financial aid from Britain’s government now that the firm has decided to scrap its plan to make an SUV model in the country, a British minister

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Japan panel to seek public opinion on fiscal situation

February 5, 2019

Tokyo–A Finance Ministry panel has decided to seek public opinion on fiscal administration for the first time, in a move that reflects the panel’s sense of urgency in restoring the country’s fiscal health. The Fiscal System Council, which advises the

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Prince Hisahito to enter Ochanomizu Univ. Junior High School

February 5, 2019

Tokyo–Japanese Prince Hisahito, 12, is set to advance to Ochanomizu University Junior High School in April, the Imperial Household Agency has announced. The prince, the third child of Prince Akishino, the second son of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, and

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Japan, Germany to reach broad accord on info protection pact

February 4, 2019

Tokyo–Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are slated to reach a broad accord on concluding a bilateral information protection agreement, at their summit in Tokyo on Monday. The two leaders are also expected to agree to

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Not having children “problematic”: Aso

February 4, 2019

Tokyo–Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Monday withdrew his recent remark that not having children is “problematic” in Japan’s aging population. Aso defended himself during a meeting of the Budget Committee at the House of Representatives, the lower chamber of

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Past benefit recipients to be informed of shortfall payments in April-Nov.

February 4, 2019

Tokyo–The Japanese government will inform past recipients of employment insurance and other benefits around April-November of payments of shortfalls resulting from irregularities in a monthly labor survey, labor minister Takumi Nemoto said Monday. During a meeting of the House of

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Sapporo Snow Festival opens

February 4, 2019

Sapporo–The 70th annual Sapporo Snow Festival started on Monday, featuring a total of 194 snow and ice sculptures at three venues in the capital of Hokkaido, northernmost Japan. Two ice racehorse sculptures appeared in Odori Park, the main venue of

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No plans now to withdraw U.S. troops from S. Korea: Trump

February 4, 2019

Washington–The United States has no plans at the moment to withdraw its troops from South Korea, President Donald Trump has indicated in an interview with U.S. television network CBS. “I have no plans, I’ve never even discussed removing them,” Trump

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