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The conference on the assistance which the government of Japan provides to address the humanitarian needs, support vulnerable groups of population and recovery of eastern regions in Ukraine will be held on 19 February, 11:00 a.m. in the press center of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. Assistance ...
The government Tuesday bestowed the People's Honor Award on two champions of the traditional Japanese board games of shogi and go, making the two men the first recipients of the prize in their respective fields. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gave the awards to shogi champion Yoshiharu Habu, 47, and ...

The education ministry has compiled guidelines to help schools review their Crisis Management manuals in order to better prepare against a possible North Korean missile attack. The guidelines were drawn up after Pyongyang fired two ballistic missiles that flew over the country last year. The guidelines ...
Saitama - The Justice Ministry has helped a total of 128 past offenders find jobs within about a year after leaving prison since the establishment of specialized job centers in November 2016, ministry data showed Wednesday. The government had long sought prior to then to reduce repeat offender ...
Erbil, Iraq, 10 February 2018 - The government of Japan announced a US$ 2 million contribution to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq in support of the Fund's reproductive health (RH) and gender-based violence (GBV) programmes across the country. Within the humanitarian context in ...

EIGHT years after Natsumi started work at a printing company in Tokyo, her monthly salary is only ¥15,000 ($138) more than it was when she started. That equates to a paltry rise of less than 1% a year. She hopes that this year's wage negotiation--an annual rite between employers and unions known as ...
The government Monday submitted to the Diet a budget plan for fiscal 2018 featuring a record ¥97.71 trillion in general account spending. The plan includes measures aimed at boosting human resource development and productivity, both key policy initiatives for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The budget ...
In a major blow to the most ambitious and sought after project by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,the Japanese government is soon going to take on the main project as they have bagged major supply contracts $17 billion IndiaN Bullet TRAINS. The bullet train is an ambitious project under the Make in India ...
Japan has entered a new phase in its fight against deflation, but stronger wage growth and improved productivity are needed if the economy is to turn the corner, the Cabinet Office said in a report released Thursday. Describing wage growth as "modest" for most workers, the report on the state of the ...
Tokyo -- The Ministry of finance is scaling back its practice of issuing Japanese government bonds one year ahead of schedule, seeing interest rates are too low to attract investors. The cap on the amount of JGBs issued this way, or front-loading, will be set at 55 trillion yen ($494 billion) for fiscal 2018, ...
As a young woman of 18, Thelma Press traveled from India - where she was born - to California on a Dutch freighter. She had studied geography at Loreto College in Calcutta, where one of her teachers was Mother Teresa, now Saint Teresa of Calcutta. As one of the first to travel through the South Pacific ...
Tokyo - The Japanese government will help a Japanese corporate consortium win a bid for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR), reported Nikkei Asian Review. The report said there are plans to provide financial support through a public-private fund. The Malaysian and Singaporean ...
The Japanese government blasted as "utterly unacceptable" South Korea's announcement that a 2015 intergovernmental agreement on the comfort women issue was not a true resolution to the matter. "The agreement between Japan and South Korea is a pledge between countries, and it is unacceptable ...
Tokyo, Jan. 9 (Jiji Press)--Four citizens filed a lawsuit against the Japanese government on Tuesday for damages over mental distress caused by the family register law, which does not allow married couples to use separate surnames. The plaintiffs, including Aono Yoshihisa, 46, president of Tokyo-based ...
Camp Foster, Okinawa -- The Japanese government has finalized the reversion of the largest swath of land from U.S. to Japanese control since 1972. Officials celebrated handing back the land to private and municipal landowners during a ceremony Monday in the village of Kunigami, an Okinawa ...

The government on Friday vowed to use the revenue from the envisaged "departure tax" only to boost tourism, amid concerns the money would be directed toward other purposes. Starting Jan. 7, 2019, the implementation of the departure tax will require each passenger, regardless of nationality, to pay ...
In a bid to combat problem gambling, the Japanese government have announced plans to potentially limit casino visits to ten times per month. government officials presented plans to ruling lawmakers on Thursday in the hopes of tackling the region's problem gambling epidemic. However, the plan has ...
A metal panel flew off a Japanese government plane Thursday while it was en route from Tokyo to Hokkaido, the Air Self-Defense Force said. The panel was one of several connecting the right wing to an engine of the Boeing 747, but operational safety was not affected, the ASDF said, adding there were no ...
The Japanese government plans to send in more such vessels under the Coast Guard and the fisheries Agency to crack down on illegal fishing. Wooden boats are harder to spot by radar, a Coast Guard source said. Because of the bad weather in the Sea of Japan during winter months, patrol ships may ...
Tokyo, Japan - The government of Japan announced today that it was contributing US$50 million to the Global Financing Facility in support of Every woman Every child (GFF), a country-led model of development finance that brings together multiple sources of financing in a synergistic way to support ...
With funding from Japan, a project is addressing an urgent need to replace the State Emergency Service of Ukraine's obsolete demining equipment. "We are very grateful to the government of Japan and UNOPS for helping us handle demining and saving civilians' lives," said Arsen Avakov, Ukraine's ...
In February 2017, the government of Japan committed US$ 636,000 to UNICEF for supporting various interventions for refugees, especially children in Mahama Camp. This support included expanding children's access to protection, early childhood development and education services. Programmes have ...
Beloved video game character, '90s anime icon, and official ambassador to the Japanese government: Pikachu can now include all three titles on his resume. As Konbini reports, Japanese foreign minister Tarō Kōno has appointed the Pokemon mascot as an ambassador to promote Osaka's bid to be the ...
The Belmopan City Council, on Monday, received grant funding worth US $87,539 from the government of Japan to assist in their purchase of a new garbage compactor truck. The Council says that in recognizing their role in the collection of garbage within the city and surrounding communities they had ...
A Cabinet Office survey has shown that a growing number of people are worried about the effects of cyberterrorism, unauthorized access to online accounts and other high-tech crimes. According to the survey results, released Saturday, 61.0 percent of the respondents voiced concern about cybercrime, ...
UChicago professors Anil Kashyap and Raaj Sah have been named by the government of Japan as recipients of the Order of the Rising Sun, the third-highest honor the Japanese government can bestow. The modern version of the award was made available to non-Japanese citizens in addition to ...
Japanese government, consumers Clash Over Cash. banks are expanding mobile ATMs and their presence in c-stores, making cash the king ...
Initial coin offerings have attracted a lot of negative attention this year. An unregulated industry can't carry on indefinitely. Multiple countries ...
On 15 September, residents in Japan's northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido found themselves underneath the flight path of a missile launched ...
Camp Foster, Okinawa -- Officials say Okinawans' water bills could rise if the Japanese government doesn't help shoulder decontamination ...
Kobe steel Group's logo is seen in Tokyo Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. The Japanese government is urging steelmaker Kobe Steel to clarify the ...
I used to live in Fukushima with my husband and our child, in a fantastic natural environment with a strong local community. That was until the ...
Tokyo -- Japan's transport ministry on Friday said inspections at five of six plants making Nissan cars found stamps of certified technicians on ...
According to guidelines set by the Japanese government, a worker who dies following 100 hours of overtime in one month or 80 hours overtime ...
On Friday, the Japan Patent Office (JPO) said it would issue guidelines on SEP licensing negotiations after a month-long public consultation ...
The labor ministry said Monday it will encourage individual former asbestos plant workers who suffered mesothelioma or other health damage, ...
Pikachu bamboozled fans earlier this year when the small mascot traded-in its incessant "pika pika" banter for full sentences and a high-pitch human voice. Now, in an attempt to harness this newfound bi-lingual talent, Japanese Foreign Minister Tarō Kōno has made this iconic Pokemon character an ...
Juba, 1 December 2017: Every second, someone in the world needs blood. Blood transfusion is one of the therapeutic procedures performed during hospitalizations and undoubtedly helps patients who are injured, having surgery, receiving treatments or are being treated for diseases that affect the blood.
Beatrice Fihn, executive director of the International Campaign to Abolish nuclear weapons (ICAN) is disingenuous to the point of politically motivated duplicity, an insult to survivors families. It is rank dishonesty to imply that the government of Japan, is somehow, by association, a signatory to The Treaty of ...
The government of Japan, through its donor cooperation funding with the EBRD, supports the development of local capital markets through regulatory reforms, capacity-building programmes, development of capital markets products and educating on innovative market instruments, as well as developing ...
SENDAI - A woman in her 60s will sue the government for being forced to undergo sterilization on the grounds of her intellectual disability, according to informed sources. The Miyagi Prefecture resident plans to file with the Sendai District Court in January at the earliest. She will claim the state infringed on ...
FRANKFORT - Gov. Matt Bevin and Gov. Hideaki Ohmura, of the Aichi Prefecture government in Japan, together signed a memorandum of ...
29 (CNA) The Japanese government should apologize to Taiwanese comfort women who were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese ...
Pressure from the Japanese government, changing alliances among suitors and a slew of revised bids has drawn out the auction over nine ...
The government of Japan has contributed JPY 1.1 billion ... "On behalf of the Japanese government and people of Japan, I would like to ...
Beginning October, Japanese bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchanges will be fully surveilled and investigated by local authorities as a part of a larger initiative to ...
Japanese government to convene extra Diet session Sept. 28. The Japanese parliament could get some new occupants in an election less ...
In response, this month the Japanese government is launching a study to determine the feasibility of loosening the requirements of just how ...


 

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