Japan shows military power in Maritime self-defense force fleet review

October 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Japan shows military power in Maritime self-defense force fleet review 

TOKYO, Oct. 19 — Nearly 40 Japanese warships showcased their power during the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) fleet review 25 miles southwest of tokyo on Sunday.

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Dollar trades at lower 120 yen level in early Tokyo deals

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dollar trades at lower 120 yen level in early Tokyo deals 

TOKYO, Oct. 7 — The U.S. dollar changed hands at the lower 120 yen level Wednesday morning in tokyo.

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(Feature) Filipino youths to experience Japan for 8 days

September 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Filipino youths to experience Japan for 8 days 

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata

MANILA, Sept. 18 (PNA) — People say “nothing beats experience” when it comes to learning. Moreover, one can learn better through immersion than from reading books.

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Japan vows to strengthen economic, security cooperation with Vietnam

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Japan vows to strengthen economic, security cooperation with Vietnam 

TOKYO, Sept. 15 — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held talks with visiting general secretary of Vietnam's ruling Communist Party Nguyen Phu Trong in tokyo on Tuesday, reaffirming their determination to strengthen cooperation in economic and security areas.

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Japan to offer 42 bil. yen in 3-year ODA for women's empowerment

August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Japan to offer 42 bil. yen in 3-year ODA for women's empowerment 

TOKYO, Aug. 28 — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday that Japan will extend more than 42 billion yen (USD 347 million) in official development assistance over the following three years to promote the education of women and girls, as the government aims to push forward its agenda on women's empowerment as host of next year's Group of Seven summit.

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Feature: Japanese girl band still stirring waves against government

August 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Feature: Japanese girl band still stirring waves against government 

TOKYO, July 29 — After making waves with their criticism of the government last month, a Japanese all-girls political pop group is back in the public limelight, delivering its no-holds-barred message.

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Farewell to Pacifism? Japan moves closer to sending troops to fight abroad

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Farewell to Pacifism? Japan moves closer to sending troops to fight abroad 

MOSCOW, July 15 — Japan's lower house panel approved security bills, which would allow the country's troops to fight abroad, despite the opposition from the majority of ordinary residents.

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Japan set to help Iran build framework for nuclear inspections

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Japan set to help Iran build framework for nuclear inspections 

VIENNA, July 15 — Japan is set to help Iran build a legal framework for accepting inspections by the U.N. nuclear watchdog and enhance safety measures at nuclear power plants following Tehran's deal with six major powers on curbing its nuclear program, according to Japanese government and diplomatic sources.

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Dollar trades in lower 123 yen range in early Tokyo deals

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dollar trades in lower 123 yen range in early Tokyo deals 

TOKYO, July 3 — The U.S. dollar traded in the lower 123 yen range early Friday morning in Tokyo, almost unchanged from its overnight levels in New York.

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Roundup: U.S. stocks end mildly higher on Greece hopes

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Roundup: U.S. stocks end mildly higher on Greece hopes 

NEW YORK, June 24 — U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday, with the Nasdaq Composite Index eclipsing previous day's closing record, as Greek debt talks continue on the positive track.

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