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Russia Expects Talks on How to Interpret 1956 Declaration

December 4, 2018

Tokyo–Talks under a newly agreed framework between Tokyo and Moscow will include discussions on how to interpret the 1956 Japan-Soviet joint declaration, Russian Ambassador to Japan Mikhail Galuzin said Monday. The remark echoed President Vladimir Putin’s view that the declaration

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TOKYO REPORT: More Scenic Sites Collect Entry Payments in Japan

December 4, 2018

Tokyo–An increasing number of national parks and other scenic areas in Japan are collecting voluntary entry payments from visitors for environmental protection and infrastructure improvement, including the creation of footways and installation of lavatories. Mount Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain at

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Prince Akishino’s Remark Seen as Reprimand: Agency Official

December 3, 2018

Tokyo–Japanese Prince Akishino’s recent statement opposing the use of state funds for the Daijosai ceremony was a reprimand to the Imperial Household Agency, Yasuhiko Nishimura, vice grand steward of the agency, said Monday. Speaking at a press conference, Nishimura said

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Soil Placement for U.S. Base Relocation in Okinawa to Start Dec. 14

December 3, 2018

Tokyo–Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said Monday the government will start the placement of soil in landfill work off the Henoko coastal district in Nago, Okinawa Prefecture, on Dec. 14 in a controversial U.S. military base relocation project. Since it

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New Japan-Russia Framework Effective: Suga

December 3, 2018

Tokyo–Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Monday that a new framework toward conclusion of a peace treaty between Japan and Russia is “effective.” The framework, agreed on between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin on

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Japan Protests China’s Gas Development in East China Sea

December 3, 2018

Tokyo–The Japanese government said Monday it has protested China’s apparent test drilling for resources development around the intermediate line between the two countries in the East China Sea. It is extremely regrettable that China continues work for unilateral resources development

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Japan, Paraguay Agree to Conclude Investment Accord Early

December 3, 2018

Asuncion–Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez agreed on Sunday to conclude a bilateral investment accord at an early date. Abe, the first Japanese prime minister to visit Paraguay, told a joint press conference after the

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Abe, Macron Affirm Importance of Stable 3-Way Auto Alliance

December 1, 2018

Buenos Aires–Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed Friday on the importance of maintaining the stable alliance among Renault SA of France and two Japanese automakers–Nissan Motor Co. <7201> and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. <7211>. The two

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