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Typhoon Hagibis: Japan Postpones Emperor Naruhito's Enthronement Parade

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BBC
 
A parade celebrating the formal ascension of Japan's Emperor Naruhito has been postponed in the wake of Typhoon Hagibis.
The parade, which sees the emperor travel in an open-top car to "meet" the public, was postponed out of respect for the victims and their families.
The typhoon, which str...

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Govt. May Postpone Enthronement Procession

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NHK
 
NHK has learned that Japan's government is considering postponing for the time being the celebratory procession in Tokyo that had been scheduled to take place after the Emperor's enthronement ceremony on Tuesday next week.
The government cites the need to deal with the extensive damage caus...

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Japan Rescuers Still Scrambling As Typhoon Toll Tops 70

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CHANNEL NEWS ASIA
 
 
TOKYO: Rescuers in Japan were working around the clock Tuesday (Oct 15) in an increasingly desperate search for survivors of a powerful weekend typhoon that killed more than 70 people and caused widespread destruction.
Hagibis slammed into Japan on Saturday night, unleashing...

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Tennis Star Naomi Osaka Giving Up U.S. Citizenship To Play For Japan In 2020 Tokyo Olympics

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CBS NEWS
 
Superstar tennis player Naomi Osaka said Thursday she intends to represent Japan at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo next year. The two-time Grand Slam champion will give up her U.S. citizenship to play for her birth country in her Olympic debut. 
Osaka currently holds dual nationalit...

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Kansai Electric Admits Execs' Acceptance Of Gifts; President Won't Resign

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Kansai Electric Power Co said Wednesday two executives who were responsible for its nuclear business both received more than 100 million yen as gifts from a former official of a town hosting one of its nuclear plants, as the utility disclosed additional information on the mo...

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At U.N., Abe Urges Iran To Take Actions ‘Grounded In Wisdom’

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ASAHI
 
UNITED NATIONS--Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday expressed concerns about the Middle East situation and urged Iran to take actions "grounded in the wisdom derived from its rich history."
In a speech to the United Nations General Assembly, Abe called the Sept. 15 attacks on Saudi oil f...

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Typhoon Tapah Downgraded After Leaving Over 50 Injured In Japan

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KYODO NEWS
 
Typhoon Tapah, which left dozens of people injured in southern and southwestern Japan, weakened to an extratropical cyclone Monday in the Sea of Japan, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
The season's 17th typhoon, which traveled over the sea through Monday morning, has left more t...

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Host Japan Rallies To Open Rugby World Cup With Win Over Russia

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THE GUARDIAN
 
After an opening ceremony inspired by Japan’s ancient culture, the country’s rugby team briefly risked reverting to their traditional role of World Cup also-rans, before rallying to end the opening game of the tournament with a comfortable win over Russia.
 
The Brave Blossoms over...

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Lost In Translation? World Cup Has Arrived In Japan But Don’t Tell Everybody

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THE GUARDIAN
 
With the opening game just three days away you get the feeling Japan will have to perform well on the pitch to engage a nation already seduced by next year’s Tokyo Olympics
There were six people in the bar, five friends and now one stranger too. I would have backed right out but th...

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Almost 80,000 Homes Still Without Power A Week After Japan Typhoon

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CNA
 
 
TOKYO: Almost 80,000 homes are still without power a week after a powerful typhoon battered eastern Japan, authorities said Monday (Sep 16), with sustained heavy rain prompting evacuation orders and hampering recovery efforts.
Typhoon Faxai powered into the Tokyo region in the early hours...

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