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Japan’s foreign minister vows to send “strong message” after meeting with NATO chief
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Japan’s foreign minister vows to send “strong message” after meeting with NATO chief

Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi pledged Wednesday to uphold the country’s sanctions against Russia over its war in Ukraine after…
Tokyo will require new homes built from 2025 to have solar panels
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Tokyo will require new homes built from 2025 to have solar panels

All new houses in Tokyo built by large-scale homebuilders after April 2025 must install solar power panels to cut household…
Japan is open to travel. So why aren’t tourists coming back?
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Japan is open to travel. So why aren’t tourists coming back?

(CNN) — Summer 2022 has been dominated by stories about travel mishaps, overcrowding at major destinations and airports and life-threatening…
Tokyo court orders ex-Tepco execs to pay $95 bln damages over Fukushima disaster
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Tokyo court orders ex-Tepco execs to pay $95 bln damages over Fukushima disaster

The Tokyo district court on Wednesday ordered four former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) to pay 13 trillion…
Japan “concerned” over Russia’s cruise missile tests in the East Sea
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Japan “concerned” over Russia’s cruise missile tests in the East Sea

Tokyo has “conveyed its concerns” to Moscow over cruise missile tests conducted by Russia in the East Sea, Foreign Minister…
Japan to expand sanctions against Russia, banning imports of coal and vodka, says Prime Minister
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Japan to expand sanctions against Russia, banning imports of coal and vodka, says Prime Minister

Japan will expand its sanctions against Russia, banning Russian imports such as coal and vodka and freezing assets held by…
Japan foreign minister says Blinken gave US commitment to defend Japan
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Japan foreign minister says Blinken gave US commitment to defend Japan

TOKYO, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Japan’s new foreign minister, Yoshimasa Hayashi, said on Saturday US Secretary of State Antony Blinken…
Tightrope election may spell uncertain future for Japan’s new prime minister
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Tightrope election may spell uncertain future for Japan’s new prime minister

TOKYO, Oct 28 (Reuters) – Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) could lose its majority in Sunday’s general election, polls…
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…
Paralympic Classes: A confusing maze in search of fairness
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Paralympic Classes: A confusing maze in search of fairness

TOKYO (AP) — There are 4,403 Paralympic athletes competing in Tokyo, each with unique differences that have to be classified.…
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