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Japan revisited Dr M restarts plans

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

This seems to be a repeat of August 1981, but prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad now walks a new “highway” based on consensus instead of his own tune like in [...]
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Japan’s exports accelerate in May, surplus with US lowest since 2013

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Associated PressJapan’s exports rose in May at the fastest rate in four months thanks to increased shipments of cars, car parts, and semiconductor equipment, a sign [...]
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Three dead, 200 hurt as strong quake jolts Japan’s Osaka

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

A powerful earthquake rocked Japan’s second city of Osaka on Monday, killing three people including a nine-year-old girl and injuring more than 200, according to an [...]
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Japan protests Korean military drills near contested islands

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

South Korea has angered Japan by staging military drills near a contested island chain, even as it discusses scaling back joint “war games” with the US to [...]
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Travellers without insurance cause headaches for Japan’s hospitals

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:02 AM

As Japan sees a record-breaking number of foreign visitors, a major hospital near Narita airport is struggling to deal with an increasing number of uninsured patients who [...]
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Major shinkansen bullet train service disruption in northern Japan due to bird strike

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:02 AM

Tohoku Shinkansen bullet train services in northern Japan were suspended for nearly six hours after a power cut apparently caused by a bird strike on a train running in [...]
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Magnitude 6.1 quake in Japan’s Osaka area kills three, stops factories

Magnitude 6.1 quake in Japan’s Osaka area kills three, stops factories

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan’s second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday, killing three people, halting factory lines in an industrial area and [...]
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US imports push Japan into trade deficit in May

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Imports of US aircraft helped push Japan to a trade deficit in May, official data showed Monday, but experts said it was a temporary effect not linked to ongoing trade [...]
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Japan’s hospitals face payment, language challenges as tourism numbers spike

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:02 AM

For a Filipino man visiting Tokyo in May last year, the tour of the capital was supposed to be a fun sightseeing trip. But the man collapsed after suffering a cerebral [...]
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Japan earthquake kills 3 including 9-year-old girl; at least 40 injured

Japan earthquake kills 3 including 9-year-old girl; at least 40 injured

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:02 AM

At least three people were killeda 9-year-old girl and two men in their 80sand more than 200 other people were hurt after a strong earthquake rattled the city of Osaka in [...]
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Strong quake hits western Japan, no tsunami risk

Strong quake hits western Japan, no tsunami risk

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

A strong quake hit western Japan early Monday, but there were no immediate reports of major damage or risk of tsunami waves, officials said. The 5.3-magnitude quake struck at [...]
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Economic managers in Japan for investment roadshow

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte’s economic managers are in Tokyo for an investment roadshow and meetings with their Japanese counterparts, officials said Monday. An economic [...]
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Japan OKs economic plan that allows more foreign workers

18-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Asahi | 6:02 AM

Japan’s Cabinet on Friday adopted an economic plan that would allow more foreign workers as the rapidly aging country seeks to make up for its declining workforce. [...]
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Japan urges N. Korea to jointly break mutual distrust

Japan urges N. Korea to jointly break mutual distrust

18-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday called on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to jointly overcome their mutual distrust, as he confirmed ongoing efforts to arrange [...]
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Japan passes anti-plastic law but with no sanctions for polluters

18-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A bill intended to reduce the volume of microplastics dumped into the ocean was approved by Japan’s parliament on Friday (June 15), but it included no sanctions for [...]
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