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Okinawa again loses suit aimed at halting U.S. Futenma base relocation

The Naha District Court on Tuesday rejected Okinawa’s latest effort to stop the central government’s ongoing construction work to relocate a U.S. military base within ...
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Agriculture ministry officials leaked details of Tohoku disaster reconstruction projects to private firms: regulator
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 07:34:30 +0200
Undisclosed information about procurement for post-disaster reconstruction projects in the Tohoku region was leaked by seven agriculture ministry officials to a total of five former ...
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After Windrush migration row, U.K. hails its Caribbean communities
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:35:25 +0200
Britain celebrated Friday the “enormous contribution” of its Caribbean migrants, who for a long time were airbrushed from history while some were even recently threatened ...
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Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui travels to Okinawa for World War II memorial event
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:24:35 +0200
Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui embarked on a four-day trip to Okinawa Prefecture on Friday to pay tribute to Taiwanese killed in the 1945 battle ...
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‘Are you the mother?’ A woman’s search for baby taken by U.S. immigration
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:12:06 +0200
It took 85 days for Olivia Caceres to retrieve her baby boy, pulled from his father’s arms at the U.S. border, a traumatic experience many ...
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Bank of Japan eyes lowering fiscal 2018 inflation forecast
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:08:10 +0200
The Bank of Japan may lower its inflation forecast for the current fiscal year, acknowledging that price gains have undershot expectations despite an otherwise strengthening ...
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Subaru chief Yasuyuki Yoshinaga apologizes to shareholders for scandals
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:51:40 +0200
Speaking at a general meeting of its shareholders on Friday, Subaru Corp. President Yasuyuki Yoshinaga apologized for recent inspection and data scandals that have plagued ...
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Trump tells Republicans to ‘stop wasting their time’ on immigration
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:24:42 +0200
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday told his fellow Republicans in Congress to “stop wasting their time” on immigration legislation until after November, dismissing his ...
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South Sudan peace deal attempt fails as President Salva Kiir rejects rival Riek Machar
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:16:04 +0200
The latest attempt at ending South Sudan’s five-year civil war failed Friday as President Salva Kiir rejected working again with rival Riek Machar after their ...
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Rival Koreas agree to August reunions of war-split families
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:04:08 +0200
North and South Korea agreed Friday to hold temporary reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War as they boost reconciliation efforts amid a ...
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FSA orders virtual coin exchanges to fight laundering
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:14:02 +0200
The Financial Services Agency on Friday ordered bitFlyer, Inc. and five other cryptocurrency exchange operators to improve internal controls to combat money laundering.The move suggests ...
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Dollar weakens to around ¥110.10 in late Tokyo trading
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:50:53 +0200
The dollar was weaker at around ¥110.10 in Tokyo trading late Friday amid worries about a U.S.-China trade war.At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ...
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Osaka school was warned three years ago about wall that crushed girl to death in earthquake
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:49:08 +0200
School authorities were warned three years ago about the substandard concrete wall that collapsed onto a 9-year-old girl and killed her following Monday’s earthquake in ...
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In rare case, marijuana found growing near lawmakers’ building in central Tokyo
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:33:52 +0200
In a nation governed by one of the world’s most draconian anti-cannabis laws, it’s rare enough to stumble upon marijuana plants thriving on the side ...
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Seeking higher office: Marijuana found growing near lawmakers’ building in central Tokyo
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:33:52 +0200
In a nation governed by one of the world’s most draconian anti-cannabis laws, it’s rare enough to stumble upon marijuana plants thriving on the side ...
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Airbus threatens to yank U.K. investments if London fails to get Brexit deal with EU
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:26:31 +0200
Airbus SE threatened to pull its U.K. investments if Britain walks away from the European Union without a deal, upping the stakes for Prime Minister ...
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