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US deploys new amphibious assault ship to Japan

16-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Nhk | 6:00 AM

The US Navy has deployed to southwestern Japan a new amphibious assault ship that can carry advanced F-35B stealth fighter jets. The USS Wasp entered Sasebo port in Nagasaki [...]
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Japan PM beefs up European ties amid N. Korea tensions

Japan PM beefs up European ties amid N. Korea tensions

15-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Japan’s prime minister on Friday landed in Estonia, his first stop on a tour of the Baltic states and other European nations as he seeks to drum up support for his [...]
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Nomura Sees Strong Year in Japan M&A, Fueled by Equity Financing

15-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Nomura Holdings Inc. is confident of another bumper year advising on Japanese mergers after topping the rankings for the first time since 2011. Japan’s buoyant stock [...]
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BOJ seen upgrading growth outlook for 2018: Nikkei reports

15-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Forexlive | 6:00 AM

According to Nikkei, the Bank of Japan is seeing upgrading their growth outlook for 2018. The upgrade reflects rising exports and solid domestic demand including capital [...]
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Japan protests after Chinese frigate, sub sail near Senkakus

Japan protests after Chinese frigate, sub sail near Senkakus

15-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

Japan has complained to China after a pair of the country’s vessels sailed this week near disputed islands in the East China Sea. Vice Foreign minister Shinsuke [...]
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US, Japan Hold Joint Military Drill Amid Korea Tensions

US, Japan Hold Joint Military Drill Amid Korea Tensions

15-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

American and Japanese military forces have launched joint exercises amid tensions with North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. The 13th annual Iron [...]
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Japan offers $23m in fresh aid for Rohingya refugees

15-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

The Japanese government will provide an additional $23 million to help repatriate Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar, Foreign minister Taro Kono said Friday in a meeting [...]
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Heavy snow strands 430 people overnight on train in Japan

15-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Abcnews | 6:00 AM

About 430 people were stuck on a train overnight in Japan because of heavy snow that blanketed much of the country’s Japan Sea coast, a railway official said Friday. [...]
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Hundreds of passengers trapped as heavy snow strands train in Japan

15-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Kyodonews | 6:00 AM

Around 430 passengers were forced to stay the night aboard a local train stranded since Thursday evening amid heavy snowfall in Niigata Prefecture on the Sea of Japan coast. [...]
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Japan to provide $3 million to Burma for Rohingya return

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japanese’s foreign minister on Friday urged Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi to guarantee the safe and voluntary return of Rohingya Muslims who have [...]
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Women’s group asks Philippine leader to keep ‘comfort women’ statue

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A women’s group asked the Philippine president on Thursday to oppose any request by Japan to remove a newly erected statue honoring women who were forced to work in [...]
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Gearing up for 2020 Olympics, Japan breaks tourism record

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A record number of tourists visited Japan last year, the government said Friday, as the country gears up to welcome the world to the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020. Some 28.7 [...]
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Stricken Iranian oil tanker drifts into Japan’s economic zonecoast guard

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A stricken Iranian oil tanker drifted into Japan’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) on Wednesday afternoon, a spokesman for Japan’s Coast Guard told Reuters on [...]
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Japan PM rejects Korean call for new steps to help ‘comfort women’

Japan PM rejects Korean call for new steps to help ‘comfort women’

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Friday rejected South Korea’s call for more steps to help “comfort women”, a euphemism for women forced to work in [...]
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Abe to pay tribute to Japan’s Schindler in Lithuania

13-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Japanese diplomat who saved 6,000 European Jews from the Holocaust by issuing visas to allow them to escape war-torn Lithuania will be hailed by Japan’s premier, [...]
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