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Tickets for the event will run interested fans 3,800 yen each and the official website for the event (which you can check out here) is currently taking ... Shin Godzilla was a major success in Japan, earning seven Japanese Academy Awards and was the highest grossing live-action film made in Japan in 2016.
The F-35C will replace some aircraft belonging to carrier-borne jet squadrons that have been relocated from the Naval Air Facility Atsugi in Kanagawa Prefecture, according to a U.S. Navy official stationed in Japan. The move of jet squadrons of the Atsugi-based Carrier Air Wing Five (CVW-5) involves about ...

Opposition figure Kem Monovithya speaks to Japanese lawmakers in Tokyo on Thursday, urging them to take action to check Cambodia's political ... Prominent opposition figure Kem Monovithya met with officials in Japan last week, urging the nation to take a stance against what she described as Prime ...
Prominent opposition figure Kem Monovithya met with officials in Japan last week, urging the nation to take a stance against what she described as Prime ... Despite Japan's reluctance to criticise Cambodia, Japanese officials did urge Hun Sen to reopen dialogue with the opposition, a suggestion that was ...
The Yomiuri ShimbunThe recovery in land prices has been spreading further from big cities to regional areas. The nationwide stability of asset values should result in wiping out the deflationary mind-set that had become deep-seated among businesses and consumers. According to official land prices as of ...
Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday that Japan must avoid entering a free trade agreement (FTA) with the United States to rectify trade imbalances. Japan supports the postwar global trend of promoting multilateral trade frameworks, and the recent signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal ...

During the trip, the prince and princess will be speaking with Gov. David Ige and descendants of Japanese immigrants. Prince Akishino is also expected to deliver a speech encouraging closer relations between Hawaii and Japan. The ceremony is normally held in Japan, but will be held in Hawaii to mark ...
Hawaii woman charged in sexual assaults of Japanese student ... woman who recruited international students for study programs in Hawaii has been charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old Japanese exchange student, authorities said. ... Shimizu, of Japan, is in Hawaii on a visa, prosecutors said.
U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer met March 10 with top EU and Japanese officials who are pushing back against new U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs that have unleashed fears of a broader trade war, The Washington Post reported. On March 8, U.S. President Donald Trump announced a 25 ...
AMMAN — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday received Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi who delivered him a message from His Majesty King Abdullah, in which he expressed the Kingdom's pride in its deep-rooted relations with Japan and keenness to develop them at all levels. The message ...
People in Hollywood are calling on Japan to provide financial incentives to attract film crews to the country. The call was among proposals made by actors and movie industry officials to the Japanese Consul General in Los Angeles on Thursday. They drew up the proposals, including those for subsidies ...
After accepting the offer, Trump called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and reassured him that the US would continue to exert maximum pressure on North Korea — a talking point that White House officials touted heavily on Friday in the hours after South Korean leaders announced the Kim Jong-Un invite in front of the ...
TOKYO: A Japanese finance ministry official at the centre of cronyism allegations linked to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been found dead, local media reported on Friday (Mar 9). Police are investigating the death of the official in Kobe in western Japan and suspect he committed suicide, Jiji Press and ...
Japanese regulators on Thursday issued punishment notices to several cryptocurrency exchanges and forced others to halt business, in an effort to shore up consumer protection after the $530 million theft of digital money from Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange Coincheck. A senior official at the Financial ...
The official also says the carriers' deck would likely be modified with a ski-jump if the F-35B were acquired. The justification of Japan's military posture, and the weaponry that supports it, all comes down to how one interprets "self defense" as per the Japanese constitution, but really, things have been rapidly ...
Fijian authorities, after close inspection, cleared a Japanese car ship of biosecurity threats yesterday in light of a recent stink bug crisis in New Zealand. The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) permitted cargo discharge from car-carrier 'Morning Menad'. However vehicles were held at the port pending further ...
Japan stepped up warnings against the yen's appreciation, as the country's top currency diplomat called recent movements in foreign exchange markets "one-sided." With the dollar temporarily dipping to its lowest level in 15 months below the 106 yen line, Japanese government officials reiterated their ...

Japanese professional shogi player Sota Fujii became the youngest champion of an official tournament on Saturday, at 15 years and 6 months. ... The previous record of youngest winner of a tournament organized by the Japan Shogi Association was held by Hifumi Kato, who won the Roku Go Yon Dan ...
A woman in her 20s has sued a public-private investment fund promoting Japanese pop culture overseas for alleged sexual harassment and unfair labor ... ($188,000) in damages, claiming she was sexually harassed by her former bosses, including a senior government official, between 2015 and 2016.
The US Navy said on Friday it had removed three senior officers deployed in Japan for “personal misconduct”, after one was reportedly found wandering the base drunk and naked. The navy did not disclose the details of the February 12 incident, but the Navy Times reported that Lieutenant Commander ...
A Japanese official visiting Washington in December was asked by a U.S. nuclear policymaker about Japan's oversight of its plutonium stockpile. Japan has amassed roughly 47 tons of plutonium stored inside and outside the country -- enough for some 6,000 nuclear warheads. With the nation's nuclear ...
Among the employers, 85 were construction-related, followed by 18 in transport and eight in nursing, according to the ministry. “It is leading to a certain amount of employment,” said Ryohei Ito, an official at the Saitama center, which covers eastern Japan. But he added that the centers “still need to spread ...
But as Pence and Abe were trying to contain North Korea's so-called “charm offensive” to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Yukio Hatoyama, one of Japan's few progressive leaders of the past 70 years, was in Washington to call for reducing US military forces in Okinawa and a more conciliatory ...
TOKYO (AFP) - Japanese authorities said Tuesday (Feb 6) they had recovered a body part during the search for a crew member missing in a deadly military helicopter crash in the country's southwest. The Apache helicopter crashed Monday in a residential area in Saga province, killing co-pilot Hiroki ...
The police chief and mayor of Venice have pledged action after four Japanese tourists said they were presented with a bill of €1,100 (£970) for four steaks and a plate of mixed grilled fish, washed down with water. Another three women in the same group suspected they might be taken for a ride at the ...
The US Federal Reserve is expected to continue raising rates this year, and some European Central Bank officials are calling for the end of asset ... but that did not mean a policy change was coming soon, said Maiko Noguchi, a senior economist at Daiwa Securities and a former Bank of Japan official.
A disaster official says an apparent volcanic eruption near a ski resort in Japan has injured at least nine people. By The Associated Press. TOKYO — Jan 22, 2018, 10:36 PM ET. 0 Shares. Email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. A disaster official says an apparent volcanic eruption near a ski resort in Japan has injured at least nine ...
HONG KONG – A Hong Kong-based bookseller who was secretly detained in China has been taken away by Chinese authorities again after being released into house arrest last October, his daughter said Monday. Angela Gui told Radio Sweden, the English-language service of national broadcaster ...
COX'S BAZAR, BANGLADESH – Bangladesh officials said Tuesday a huge fire burned and gunshots were heard in a village across the border in Myanmar's conflict-scarred Rakhine state, where authorities want to return Rohingya refugees. A “big fire” was seen raging late Monday in an abandoned village ...
The newspaper quoted agency officials as saying that a new mother ship was needed to haul whales on board to be butchered during Japan's ... Japanese whaling officials say only lethal research can determine the age, reproductive and other habits of whale populations – a claim challenged by ...
TOKYO: Four people were injured on Tuesday (Jan 23) and another person reported missing after a volcano erupted near a popular Japanese ski resort, ... "The avalanche was apparently caused by a volcano explosion," said Shinohara, with another local official confirming that authorities were also ...
The program at Fuchu Prison was designed to create a sense of remorse for the murder, but Japanese experts said they only have a “moderate expectation” Hinds can be rehabilitated. Documents obtained by the Sunday World also detail how prison authorities have not been impressed with Hinds' attitude ...
Officials from the Yaizu Crisis Management Division guide a drone that has been fitted with a life buoy to the location of a person in need of help in the .... currently untestable in Japan,” he says, adding that less stringent rules in China have lead some Japanese drone developers to test technology there.
YOKOHAMA – Japanese ports have been bustling with foreign cruise ships and passengers amid robust demand that has prompted the development of new tour services combining ocean voyages with ... “The port has a long history and is a cruise destination representing Japan,” a municipal official said.
Japanese and US officials will begin working-level economic talks in Tokyo on Wednesday, focusing mainly on trade. The officials will meet to identify issues lying between the countries ahead of a third round of bilateral economic dialogue. Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso and US Vice President ...
Japanese authorities have taken issue with the U.S. military command in Okinawa Prefecture over helicopter flights over a local school. Despite ... He also quoted U.S. military officials as saying they were strictly observing Japanese requests that flights over local schools be avoided as much as possible.
Heads up, doods! Time to get semi-heroic again and take on some sassy mid-bosses. During a live stream starring Nippon Ichi Software's president, Sohei Niikawa. Near the end of the presentation, Niikawa announces Disgaea's official remake, and then 'accidentally' opens a few folders that indicate even ...
A Japanese transport ministry official involved in the project said the two countries were still working out a strategy for the supply of key components, and would ... He and other Japanese officials said efforts were continuing to fulfil the Make in India component of the agreement by promoting collaborations ...
BRUSSELS – Yoshimasa Hayashi, Japan's technology minister, and Carlos Moedas, the European Union's commissioner for science and innovation, agreed Monday to promote cooperation in quantum technology research. At their meeting in Brussels, Hayashi and Moedas also agreed to promote ...
Hopefully at talks set for this summer, we can forge a path toward managing catch volumes. We need to likewise cooperate with other countries [to manage] mackerel and Japanese flying squid. We must also crack down harder on illegal fishing by international ships to protect resources in the Sea of Japan ...
A Japanese license plate bears a locality and a small number topping a hiragana character and up to four large digits below. ... City officials bristled. ... Speaking of shared numbers: When U.S. President Donald Trump visited Japan in November, two vehicles in his entourage bore identical plates, top and ...
The “Abenomics” program has pumped trillions of yen into the economy in order to boost economic growth and inflation. As a result, Japan has put together seven consecutive quarters of growth, the longest stretch in over a decade. However, inflation remains well below the Bank of Japan's official target of ...
The third session of the 21st Century Panglong Conference is scheduled at the end of January, though the official dates have not been announced. ... During the past five years, he has organised study tours to Japan for government officials and representatives of the groups to meet with Japanese officials ...
Rabat – Moroccan authorities expelled on December 29 two university professors from the southern Moroccan city of Laayoun after they were involved in separatism-related actions in the city. Arrived in Laayoun's Hassan I airport on December 28, the Japanese university professors told the authorities that ...
It recommended that rice cakes be cut into small pieces and that time be spent chewing before swallowing. In 2016, Japanese authorities posted on the internet illustrated advice on what to do should someone start to choke, with a vigorous slap on the back while supporting the chin a suggested remedy.
Yamashiro's barely concealed anger is borne out of deep-seated opposition to the US military presence in his prefecture, a position that has got him in trouble with the authorities before. Protests outside Camp Schwab are common in Okinawa. Photo: AFP. Arrested three times, he was most recently ...
Yesterday, top financial officials in both Japan and South Korea came to a similar conclusion: as they stand now, cryptocurrencies cannot be considered legitimate currencies. The statements come from countries where Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are quite popular in the public sphere, and they ...
GENEVA – The United States, South Korea and Japan must coordinate more closely on North Korea, with whom they are engaged in a “pre-negotiation bargaining process,” a former Japanese defense official has said. North Korea's Kim Jong Un has shown no sign of willingness to give in to U.S. demands ...
Japanese officials say its relationship with South Korea could soon become “unmanageable” after the country announced that a deal meant to resolve diplomatic tensions between the allies, over giving reparations to forced sex slaves, had failed the survivors. The countries struck a deal in 2015 that said ...
It was the same ward office that gave the couple the nation's first certificate recognizing same-sex partnerships in November 2015. “We carefully discussed whether our personal decisions won't dampen the improving environment surrounding LGBT in Japan,” the two said in a joint statement posted on their ...


 

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