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Will Japan Confront China? A Visit to Washington May Offer a Clue.

Will Japan Confront China? A Visit to Washington May Offer a Clue.

Will Japan Confront China? A Visit to Washington May Offer a Clue. Will Japan Confront China? A Visit to Washington May Offer a Clue. TOKYO — As he visits Washington this week, it would seem as if Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan could take a victory lap. Mr. Suga is the first foreign leader to be invited to the …

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Japan to Start Releasing Radioactive Water From Fukushima in 2 Years

Japan to Start Releasing Radioactive Water From Fukushima in 2 Years

Japan to Start Releasing Radioactive Water From Fukushima in 2 Years Japan to Start Releasing Radioactive Water From Fukushima in 2 Years Japan said on Tuesday that it had decided to gradually release tons of treated wastewater from the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant into the ocean, describing it as the best option for disposal despite fierce opposition from fishing …

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Hideki Matsuyama of Japan Is the First Asian-Born Winner of the Masters

Hideki Matsuyama of Japan Is the First Asian-Born Winner of the Masters

Hideki Matsuyama of Japan Is the First Asian-Born Winner of the Masters Hideki Matsuyama of Japan Is the First Asian-Born Winner of the Masters AUGUSTA, Ga. — Hideki Matsuyama’s first swing in the final round of the 85th Masters was an unsightly banana-shaped slice that would have looked familiar on the nerve-racking first tee of any golf course in the …

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In Japan, a Watch Collection May Include an Alias

In Japan, a Watch Collection May Include an Alias

In Japan, a Watch Collection May Include an Alias In Japan, a Watch Collection May Include an Alias TOKYO — A De Bethune DB27 Titan Hawk V2 wristwatch alongside a plate of fried gyoza. A Kari Voutilainen 28SC flanked by a serving of tonkatsu with accompanying soup, dipping sauce and pickles. And a Richard Mille RM016 accented with oysters in …

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China cautions Japan ahead of US-Japan summit Asian China Hong Kong Washington Taiwan

China cautions Japan ahead of US-Japan summit Asian China Hong Kong Washington Taiwan

China cautions Japan ahead of US-Japan summit Asian China Hong Kong Washington Taiwan China cautions Japan ahead of US-Japan summit Asian China Hong Kong Washington Taiwan China’s foreign minister has cautioned Japan against teaming up with the U.S. to counter China ahead of a U.S.-Japan summit next week. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Japanese counterpart in a phone …

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Japan Is Finding It Harder to Stay Quiet on China’s Abuse of Uyghurs

Japan Is Finding It Harder to Stay Quiet on China’s Abuse of Uyghurs

Japan Is Finding It Harder to Stay Quiet on China’s Abuse of Uyghurs Japan Is Finding It Harder to Stay Quiet on China’s Abuse of Uyghurs TOKYO — Last summer, Halmat Rozi, a Uyghur Muslim living in Japan, received a video call from his brother in China’s western Xinjiang region. His brother said he had someone he wanted Mr. Rozi …

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Olympic Torch Relay Begins in Japan

Olympic Torch Relay Begins in Japan

Olympic Torch Relay Begins in Japan Olympic Torch Relay Begins in Japan FUKUSHIMA, Japan — When Bruna Noguchi signed up to be a torchbearer for the Tokyo Olympics a year and a half ago — before the coronavirus pandemic, before the resignations of two top officials over sexist remarks — she never dreamed it could be a controversial decision. But …

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Japan Earthquake Is Followed by Tsumani Warning

Japan Earthquake Is Followed by Tsumani Warning

Japan Earthquake Is Followed by Tsumani Warning Japan Earthquake Is Followed by Tsumani Warning A 7.2-magnitude earthquake shook northeastern Japan on Saturday evening, prompting a tsunami warning that was quickly lifted. The quake, which hit just after 6 p.m., lasted for over 30 seconds and could be felt strongly in Tokyo, hundreds of miles from the epicenter. The epicenter was …

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Bank of Japan Will Relax Its Market Stimulus: Live Updates

Bank of Japan Will Relax Its Market Stimulus: Live Updates Bank of Japan Will Relax Its Market Stimulus: Live Updates Here’s what you need to know: The headquarters of the Bank of Japan in Tokyo.Credit…Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters The Bank of Japan said on Friday that it would scrap its annual minimum target for equity fund purchases, a decision that comes as …

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Japan Court Backs Same-Sex Marriage. Laws Still Block It.

Japan Court Backs Same-Sex Marriage. Laws Still Block It.

Japan Court Backs Same-Sex Marriage. Laws Still Block It. Japan Court Backs Same-Sex Marriage. Laws Still Block It. TOKYO — A Japanese court on Wednesday ruled that the country’s failure to recognize same-sex marriages was unconstitutional, a landmark decision that could be an important step toward legalizing the unions across the nation. The ruling, handed down by a district court …

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