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Japanese exports slide for eighth month on weak global demand

08 August, 2019 7:03 am 7:03 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese exports slipped for an 8th month in July, while manufacturers’ confidence turned negative for the first time in over six years as slowing global growth and the prolonged Sino-US trade war took a toll on the world’s third-biggest economy. The gloomy data adds to the challenge for Japanese policymakers worried that … Read More



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Cramaker Nissan plans to shed 10,000 jobs worldwide, reports claim

07 July, 2019 10:55 am 10:55 am

92 NEWS (Web Desk) – Carmaker magnet Nissan plans to cut more than 10,000 jobs worldwide as part of efforts to turn itself around, Japanese media have reported. Nissan announced in May it would cut 4,800 jobs from its global workforce of around 139,000 as it grapples with a fall in profits to a near-decade low … Read More



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Two severely-disabled candidates win seats in Japan upper house vote

07 July, 2019 10:17 am 10:17 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Two wheelchair-bound candidates won seats in Japan’s upper house vote, media projections showed, a sign of changing attitudes towards disabled people in a country where they have long been encouraged to stay in the shadow. Yasuhiko Funago, a vice president of a company that provides elderly and patient care, has Amyotrophic Lateral … Read More



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Japan pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority

07 July, 2019 11:06 pm 11:06 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling bloc won a solid majority in Japan’s upper house election on Sunday, but his coalition and its other allies fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to push ahead with revising the pacifist constitution, a projection by public broadcaster NHK showed. Abe, who took office in December … Read More



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At least 13 presumed dead in Japan studio fire

07 July, 2019 12:37 pm 12:37 pm

TOKYO (Web Desk/ Agencies) – At least 13 people are presumed dead and more people are missing after a suspected arson attack on an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto. The news agency Associated Press reported that Kyoto fire department official Satoshi Fujiwara said 35 others have been injured, some of them critically. … Read More



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Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor

07 July, 2019 8:42 am 8:42 am

TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) – Japan and South Korea have raised the stakes in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports it had transferred a sensitive chemical to North Korea. At the root of the diplomatic row between the two US allies is compensation demanded by … Read More



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Trump, Xi set for high-stakes trade war talks in Japan

06 June, 2019 8:43 am 8:43 am

OSAKA (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set for a high-stakes meeting in Japan on Saturday that could salvage trade talks or plunge the world’s two largest economies into a deeper trade war. The dispute has already cost companies in both countries billions of dollars, disrupted global manufacturing and … Read More



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Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes off coast of Japan: USGS

06 June, 2019 8:56 pm 8:56 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 struck off the coast of Japan on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which hit 85 km ( 53 miles) northeast of the island of Honshu, but Japan’s Meteorological Agency issued a … Read More



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English footballer Taylor downs Argentina as England qualify for last 16

06 June, 2019 2:19 pm 2:19 pm

LE HAVRE, France (Reuters) – England’s Jodie Taylor scored the only goal as they broke the deadlock against Argentina just past the hour to secure a 1-0 win and reach the last 16 at the women’s World Cup. England’s Nikita Parris had a first-half penalty saved by Vanina Correa, but Taylor got on the end … Read More



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One schoolgirl killed, 12 injured in stabbing at Japan bus stop

05 May, 2019 8:04 am 8:04 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – One young schoolgirl was killed and at least 12 others were injured in a stabbing at a bus stop just outside the Japanese capital, Tokyo, on Tuesday, national broadcaster NHK cited police as saying. Three adults were also injured, with one of them showing no vital signs, after the incident in Kawasaki … Read More



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Pakistan offers services for dialogue b/w US, Iran to reduce current row

05 May, 2019 5:20 pm 5:20 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Foreign Office (FO) has said Pakistan has offered its services on many occasions for dialogue between the US and Iran to reduce the current tension in their relations. At his weekly news briefing on Thursday, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal stressed the need that the international agreement on Iran … Read More



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PM Abe says Japan wants to develop ties with Iran

05 May, 2019 10:09 am 10:09 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan would like to maintain, and develop, its traditionally friendly ties with Iran, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday. At the start of a meeting in the Japanese capital, Abe also told Zarif that he was concerned about growing tension in the Middle East. U.S. … Read More



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Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito ascends Chrysanthemum Throne

05 May, 2019 12:46 pm 12:46 pm

TOKYO (AFP) – Japan´s new Emperor Naruhito formally ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne on Wednesday, a day after his father´s historic abdication, and vowed to stand with the people as the country begins a new imperial era. In a brief address, his first to the nation since inheriting the throne, Naruhito vowed to “act according to … Read More



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Japan’s emperor prays for peace in first abdication in 200 years

04 April, 2019 9:29 pm 9:29 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Emperor Akihito, in his final remarks as his three-decade reign drew to a close on Tuesday, thanked the people for their support and expressed hope for a peaceful future. Akihito, 85, the first monarch to abdicate in two centuries, had sought to ease the painful memories of World War Two and … Read More



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Trump pressed Japan’s Abe to build more vehicles in the US

04 April, 2019 9:21 am 9:21 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to have Japanese automakers produce more vehicles in the United States, according to a readout of their recent meeting provided by the US ambassador to Japan. The two discussed recent public announcements by Japanese car makers, including Toyota Motor Corp’s decision to … Read More



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