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Alligator Gar Washes Up in Japan After Typhoon Jebi

12-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Theepoch Times | 6:00 AM

Japanese citizens were shocked when they saw an alligator gar in the street after the flooding caused by Typhoon Jebi receded. Video footage captured near the Aiga River in [...]
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US approves possible sale of early-warning planes to Japan

US approves possible sale of early-warning planes to Japan

12-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The US State Department said Monday it is ready to approve the sale of up to nine early-warning military planes to Japan, in a sale worth more than $3 billion. The E-2D [...]
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Japanese complain of ‘tourist pollution’ as number of sightseers skyrockets

12-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Japan’s traditional sense of “omotenashi”, meaning to wholeheartedly look after guests, is wearing decidedly thin as residents of many of the nation’s [...]
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Japan’s Abe says wants to discuss peace treaty with Putin

12-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe wants to talk to Russian President Vladimir Putin about a peace treaty between Japan and Russia, Abe said in his opening remarks before the [...]
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Japan earthquake: Death toll rises after devastating tremor

Japan earthquake: Death toll rises after devastating tremor

11-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The death toll in the magnitude 6.7 earthquake that struck Japan on Thursday has risen to 39, the country’s Fire and Disaster Management Agency said. Two people remain [...]
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Japan toll 44 after strong quake, no more missing

11-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that triggered massive landslides in northern Japan rose to 44 on Monday with tens of thousands of police and troops still on the [...]
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Japan’s Abe aims for constitution change in bid for extended term

11-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, eyeing an historic extended term, reaffirmed on Monday his resolve to revise the nation’s post-war, pacifist constitution and said [...]
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Commentary: No respite for disaster-weary Japan

11-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Channel News Asia | 6:00 AM

But there are ways to mitigate the impact of these hazards and improve Japanese society’s resilience, say two experts at the Earth Observatory of Singapore. Japan is [...]
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Protesters rally in Brazil against Japan’s bid to resume commercial whaling

11-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Environmental activists have gathered to protest an attempt by Japan to resume commercial whaling operations at the International Whaling Commission conference in Brazil. [...]
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Japan revises April-June growth data up to 3pct

11-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Bradenton | 6:00 AM

The Japanese economy grew at a robust annual rate of 3 percent in April-June on the back of healthy capital spending, according to revised government data released Monday. [...]
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Abe launches bid for party leader vaunting economy, constitution

Abe launches bid for party leader vaunting economy, constitution

11-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Shinzo Abe Monday defended his economic record and pledged a controversial reform of the country’s post-war constitution, as he launched his campaign for [...]
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Japan Q2 GDP revised up to 3.0 pct annualised growth

11-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese gross domestic product (GDP) expanded at an annualised rate of 3.0 percent in April-June, much faster than a preliminary estimate of 1.9 percent growth issued last [...]
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UPDATE 1-Japan investors extend selling of German bonds, buy French debt in July

11-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese investors continued selling German bonds while buying relatively higher yielding French debt in July, data from Japan’s Ministry of Finance showed on Monday. [...]
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Japan culls livestock after hog cholera outbreak

11-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan is suffering its first outbreak of pig cholera in more than 25 years, authorities said Sunday after culling more than 600 animals and suspending pork exports. A farm in [...]
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Toyota to restart all domestic assembly lines by Thursday after Hokkaido quake

11-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Toyota Motor Corp said it would resume operations at its domestic assembly plants by Thursday as a transmission plant in Hokkaido was poised to restart production following [...]
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