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Japan Regrets New Korean "Comfort Women" Statue Set Up In Berlin

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KYODO NEWS
 
Japan regrets the recent installation in Berlin of a statue of a girl symbolizing Korean women who were forced to work in Japanese wartime military brothels, its top government spokesman said Tuesday.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said at a press conference that the statue u...

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Japan’s Suga Tells UN Tokyo Is ‘Determined’ To Host Olympics

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AL JAZEERA
 
In debut UN speech, new PM says Japan is determined to host Olympics ‘as proof humanity has defeated’ COVID-19 pandemic.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has told the United Nations General Assembly that his government is determined to host the Tokyo Olympics in 2021 after the ...

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COVID-19: Japan To Ease Entry Curbs Starting October

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AA.COM
 
Resuming international travel vital for economic recovery, says Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga
Japan will reopen its borders to foreigners from all countries starting October, the country’s prime minister announced on Friday.
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said foreign nationals with permi...

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Enjoy The Big Screen At This Nostalgic Drive-In Theater In Osaka

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JAPAN TODAY
 
Enjoy a breeze of nostalgia on the Friday and Saturday at a drive-in theater in Osaka.
The event has been planned in collaboration between J:COM rinku and Sennan City in an attempt to bring back tourism safely to the area following the pandemic of COVID-19. Drive-in theaters offer e...

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Abe: I’ve Managed To Pull Japan Out Of Its Decline

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Then Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, during a recent interview with The Yomiuri Shimbun, looked back on his first and second administrations and discussed his thoughts on political situations, domestic politics and diplomacy. This is the first installment of a three-part series.
■ Pol...

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Japan’s Defense Ministry Launches Protocol for UFO Sightings

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THE DIPLOMAT
 
Japan’s Self Defense Force has received instruction on steps to take should a UFO be identified. 
Among UFO aficionados in Japan, summer is seen as the season for flying saucers. In mid-June Japan’s well known UFO hotspots didn’t disappoint after a mysterious unidentifiable white b...

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Suga Seeks To End Japan's Curse Of Revolving-Door Premiers

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AFR.COM
 
Tokyo | The last time a long-serving Japanese prime minister stepped down, the country had about six leaders in quick succession, who each managed to last for only about a year.
Shinzo Abe, who is set to hand over power on Wednesday, then brought stability over an eight-year period that...

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Two Earthquakes Jolt Northeastern Japan

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AA.COM
 
Quakes occurs at depth of 40 kilometers; no tsunami alert issued
Two earthquakes of magnitudes 6.1 and 5 struck Saturday off Japan’s Miyagi Prefecture, the country's meteorological agency reported.
The agency said the quakes occurred around 11.44 a.m. and 11.50 a.m. local time at two dif...

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Passenger Refusing To Wear Mask Kicked Off Peach Aviation Flight

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JAPAN TIMES
 
Osaka – A Peach Aviation plane had to make an unscheduled landing midway through its flight after a male passenger refused to wear a face mask.
Before the plane’s takeoff from Kushiro Airport in Hokkaido, northern Japan, at 12:30 p.m. Monday, staff members of the Japanese budget air...

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Campaign For LDP Leadership Starts To Pick Abe's Successor

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Official campaigning for the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's presidential election began Tuesday, with outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's right-hand man vowing to carry on Abe's policies and two former ministers calling for change as they vie to replace him.
The winner w...

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