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Japan PM’s nuclear push faces resistance ahead of election
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Japan PM’s nuclear push faces resistance ahead of election

KASHIWAZAKI, Japan, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s push to restart Japanese nuclear power plants idled after the…
Polls suggest Japan’s ruling bloc will cling to election majority
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Polls suggest Japan’s ruling bloc will cling to election majority

TOKYO, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party will likely lose some seats in the Oct. 31 lower house…
Vaccines, masks? Japan puzzling over sudden virus success
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Vaccines, masks? Japan puzzling over sudden virus success

TOKYO (AP) — Almost overnight, Japan has become a stunning, and somewhat mysterious, coronavirus success story. Daily new COVID-19 cases…
Japan dissolves parliament, setting stage for general election
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Japan dissolves parliament, setting stage for general election

TOKYO, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Japan dissolved its parliament on Thursday, setting the stage for an election at the end…
Japan’s largest opposition party focuses on human rights in party platform
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Japan’s largest opposition party focuses on human rights in party platform

TOKYO, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Japan’s largest opposition group unveiled a campaign platform on Wednesday that said it would stand…
Japan confronts rising inequality after Abenomics
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Japan confronts rising inequality after Abenomics

TOKYO, Oct 12 (Reuters) – Japan’s stock market has surged and luxury cars are selling fast in Tokyo after eight…
Kishida vows to lead with ‘trust and empathy’ to fix Japan
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Kishida vows to lead with ‘trust and empathy’ to fix Japan

TOKYO (AP) — In his first policy speech Friday, Japan’s new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida promised to strengthen pandemic management…
New Japan PM Kishida off to rocky start in polling
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New Japan PM Kishida off to rocky start in polling

TOKYO, Oct 6 (Reuters) – Japan’s new Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, is struggling to find his footing with voters just…
Taiwan says it needs to be alert to ‘over the top’ military activities by China
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Taiwan says it needs to be alert to ‘over the top’ military activities by China

TAIPEI, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Taiwan needs to be on alert for China’s “over the top” military activities, the premier…
Japan’s incoming PM to retain defence, education ministers – report
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Japan’s incoming PM to retain defence, education ministers – report

TOKYO, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Japan’s incoming prime minister, Fumio Kishida, is set to keep current Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi…
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