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Channel NewsAsia
Japan to review mental health system after stabbingsof such admissions and discharges, follow-up care after they are released and t
Japan to review mental health system after stabbings
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
of such admissions and discharges, follow-up care after they are released and the sharing of information with police, Jiji Press said. "It is indispensable to examine the decision made by the city to discharge him from the hospital and the... Read more
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Rappler
Japan PM unveils $266B stimulus plan to boost economySTIMULUS PLAN. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers a speech in Fukuoka
Japan PM unveils $266B stimulus plan to boost economy
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
STIMULUS PLAN. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers a speech in Fukuoka on July 27, 2016. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP TOKYO, Japan – Japan's government Wednesday, July 27, announced a stimulus package worth more than 28 trillion yen ($266... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Japan PM unveils more than $266 bn stimulus: mediato boost the stumbling economy Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the package
Japan PM unveils more than $266 bn stimulus: media
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
to boost the stumbling economy Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the package in a speech in southwestern Japan, giving few details except to say it would include about 13 trillion yen in government spending, according to Jiji Press news... Read more
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The Manila Times
Japan PM unveils more than $266B stimulus — mediadetails except to say it would include about 13 trillion yen in fiscal measures
Japan PM unveils more than $266B stimulus — media
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
details except to say it would include about 13 trillion yen in fiscal measures including government spending, according to Jiji Press news agency. More highlights of the package were expected next week when the cabinet is due to approve the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan PM unveils more than $266b stimulusJapan, giving few details except to say it would include about 13 trillion yen
Japan PM unveils more than $266b stimulus
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
Japan, giving few details except to say it would include about 13 trillion yen in government spending, according to Jiji Press news agency. More highlights of the package were expected next week when the cabinet is due to approve the... Read more
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Japan Today
Abe unveils Y28 tril economic stimulus package ‹ Japan Todaydetails except to say it would include about 13 trillion yen in fiscal measures
Abe unveils Y28 tril economic stimulus package ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
details except to say it would include about 13 trillion yen in fiscal measures including government spending, according to Jiji Press news agency. More highlights of the package are expected next week when the cabinet is due to approve the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Japan PM unveils more than $266 bn stimulus: mediato boost the stumbling economy. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the packag
Japan PM unveils more than $266 bn stimulus: media
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
to boost the stumbling economy. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the package in a speech in southwestern Japan, giving few details except to say it would include about 13 trillion yen in government spending, according to Jiji Press news a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Japan stabbing attacker was known to be unstableknown by police to be unstable Photo:The attack has become Japan's worst mass
Japan stabbing attacker was known to be unstable
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
known by police to be unstable Photo:The attack has become Japan's worst mass killing for more than half a century.(AFP: Jiji Press) Questions have been raised in Japan about how authorities dismissed warning signs from the man alleged to have... Read more
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Rappler
19 killed in knife attack on Japan disabled center – firefightersby police is displayed at the Tsukui Yamayuri En, a care centre at Sagamihara c
19 killed in knife attack on Japan disabled center – firefighters
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
by police is displayed at the Tsukui Yamayuri En, a care centre at Sagamihara city, Kanagawa prefecture on July 26, 2016. Jiji Press/AFP TOKYO, Japan – At least 19 people were killed when a knife-wielding man went on a rampage at a care center... Read more
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Japan Today
I want lawmakers holding prime responsiblity for the collapse (in 2012) of the Democratic Party of Japan-led administration to step aside. I want the party to be led by a young and fresh person. ‹ Japan Todayto step aside. I want the party to be led by a young and fresh person. Former
I want lawmakers holding prime responsiblity for the collapse (in 2012) of the Democratic Party of Japan-led administration to step aside. I want the party to be led by a young and fresh person. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 5 days ago
to step aside. I want the party to be led by a young and fresh person. Former State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Teruhiko Mashiko, urging Democratic Party leader Katsuya Okada to resign as party head “as soon as possible.” (Jiji... Read more
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Japan Today
S Korean man gets 4 years for Yasukuni Shrine blast ‹ Japan Todaygunpowder. Tokyo prosecutors had demanded a five-year sentence, claiming the e
S Korean man gets 4 years for Yasukuni Shrine blast ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 10 days ago
gunpowder. Tokyo prosecutors had demanded a five-year sentence, claiming the explosion was an act of terrorism, according Jiji Press. Yasukuni Shrine, which honours millions of Japan’s war dead, including several senior military and political... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Korean gets 4 years for Tokyo shrine blastprosecutors had demanded a five-year sentence, claiming the explosion was an ac
South Korean gets 4 years for Tokyo shrine blast
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
prosecutors had demanded a five-year sentence, claiming the explosion was an act of terrorism, according Jiji Press. The Yasukuni shrine, which honours millions of Japan's war dead, including several senior military and political... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Japan ups pressure on defiant Chinathe rule of law was “a universal principle that the international community mus
Japan ups pressure on defiant China
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
the rule of law was “a universal principle that the international community must firmly maintain,” according to Japan’s Jiji Press. “I strongly hope the parties to the dispute comply with the award and lead to a peaceful solution of the dispute... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
US, Japan warn China: ‘Behave’the rule of law was “a universal principle that the international community mus
US, Japan warn China: ‘Behave’
Manila Standard Today / Posted 13 days ago
the rule of law was “a universal principle that the international community must firmly maintain,” according to Japan’s Jiji Press. “I strongly hope the parties to the dispute comply with the award and lead to a peaceful solution of the dispute... Read more
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The Manila Times
Tokyo to Beijing: Respect sea rulingthe rule of law was “a universal principle that the international community mus
Tokyo to Beijing: Respect sea ruling
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
the rule of law was “a universal principle that the international community must firmly maintain,” according to Japan’s Jiji Press. “I strongly hope the parties to the dispute comply with the award and lead to a peaceful solution of the dispute... Read more
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The Manila Times
UPDATE Tokyo seeks to pressure Beijing on SChina Sea rulingthe rule of law was “a universal principle that the international community mus
UPDATE Tokyo seeks to pressure Beijing on SChina Sea ruling
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
the rule of law was “a universal principle that the international community must firmly maintain,” according to Japan’s Jiji Press. “I strongly hope the parties to the dispute comply with the award and lead to a peaceful solution of the dispute... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Tokyo seeks to pressure Beijing on S China Sea rulingthe rule of law was "a universal principle that the international community mus
Tokyo seeks to pressure Beijing on S China Sea ruling
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
the rule of law was "a universal principle that the international community must firmly maintain", according to Japan's Jiji Press. "I strongly hope the parties to the dispute comply with the award and lead to a peaceful solution of the dispute... Read more
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Calcutta News
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe meets Chinese Premier after troubling South China Sea rulingin Mongolia, Abe is said to have further pressurised Beijing to respect the tri
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe meets Chinese Premier after troubling South China Sea ruling
Calcutta News / Posted 13 days ago
in Mongolia, Abe is said to have further pressurised Beijing to respect the tribunal’s ruling. According to Japan’s Jiji Press, Abe told the leaders at the summit that the rule of law was “a universal principle that the international... Read more
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The Manila Times
Tokyo seeks to pressure Beijing on SChina Sea rulingthe rule of law was “a universal principle that the international community mus
Tokyo seeks to pressure Beijing on SChina Sea ruling
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
the rule of law was “a universal principle that the international community must firmly maintain,” according to Japan’s Jiji Press. “I strongly hope the parties to the dispute comply with the award and lead to a peaceful solution of the dispute... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Tokyo seeks to pressure Beijing on South China Sea rulingthe rule of law was "a universal principle that the international community mus
Tokyo seeks to pressure Beijing on South China Sea ruling
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 13 days ago
the rule of law was "a universal principle that the international community must firmly maintain," according to Japan's Jiji Press. "I strongly hope the parties to the dispute comply with the award and lead to a peaceful solution of the dispute... Read more
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Japan Today
Abe seeks to pressure Beijing on South China Sea ruling ‹ Japan Todaythe rule of law was “a universal principle that the international community mus
Abe seeks to pressure Beijing on South China Sea ruling ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 13 days ago
the rule of law was “a universal principle that the international community must firmly maintain,” according to Japan’s Jiji Press. “I strongly hope the parties to the dispute comply with the award and lead to a peaceful solution of the dispute... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Tokyo seeks to pressure Beijing on S China Sea rulingthe rule of law was “a universal principle that the international community mus
Tokyo seeks to pressure Beijing on S China Sea ruling
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
the rule of law was “a universal principle that the international community must firmly maintain,” according to Japan’s Jiji Press. “I strongly hope the parties to the dispute comply with the award and lead to a peaceful solution of the dispute... Read more
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Rappler
Tokyo seeks to pressure Beijing on South China Sea rulingthe rule of law was "a universal principle that the international community mus
Tokyo seeks to pressure Beijing on South China Sea ruling
Rappler / Posted 13 days ago
the rule of law was "a universal principle that the international community must firmly maintain," according to Japan's Jiji Press. "I strongly hope the parties to the dispute comply with the award and lead to a peaceful solution of the dispute... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Tokyo seeks to pressure Beijing on South China Sea rulingthe rule of law was “a universal principle that the international community mus
Tokyo seeks to pressure Beijing on South China Sea ruling
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
the rule of law was “a universal principle that the international community must firmly maintain,” according to Japan’s Jiji Press. “I strongly hope the parties to the dispute comply with the award and lead to a peaceful solution of the dispute... Read more
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Japan Today
Terror attack in Nice overshadows Asia-Europe summit ‹ Japan TodayPrime Minister Shinzo Abe said that “cowardly terrorism engulfing innocent peop
Terror attack in Nice overshadows Asia-Europe summit ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 14 days ago
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that “cowardly terrorism engulfing innocent people is unforgivable”, according to Jiji Press, and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was also among those who expressed his sympathy for the victims. The gathering is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Terror attack in Nice overshadows Asia-Europe summitPrime Minister Shinzo Abe said that "cowardly terrorism engulfing innocent peop
Terror attack in Nice overshadows Asia-Europe summit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that "cowardly terrorism engulfing innocent people is unforgivable", according to Jiji Press, and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was also among those who expressed his sympathy for the victims. The gathering is... Read more
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Japan Today
Court rules Fukushima reactor makers not liable for 2011 disaster ‹ Japan Todayhanded out by the court,” it said in a statement. Hitachi and GE’s Japan offic
Court rules Fukushima reactor makers not liable for 2011 disaster ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 15 days ago
handed out by the court,” it said in a statement. Hitachi and GE’s Japan office could not be reached for comment. Japan’s Jiji Press also reported that the suit was rejected. The suit—which sought just 100 yen per claimant—was the first to be... Read more
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Business Standard India
Fukushima reactor makers not liable: Japan courthanded out by the court," it said in a statement. Hitachi and GE's Japan offic
Fukushima reactor makers not liable: Japan court
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
handed out by the court," it said in a statement. Hitachi and GE's Japan office could not be reached for comment. Japan's Jiji Press also reported that the suit was rejected. The suit — which sought just 100 yen (96 US cents) per claimant — was... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fukushima reactor makers not liable: Japan courthanded out by the court," it said in a statement. Hitachi and GE's Japan offic
Fukushima reactor makers not liable: Japan court
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
handed out by the court," it said in a statement. Hitachi and GE's Japan office could not be reached for comment. Japan's Jiji Press also reported that the suit was rejected. The suit - which sought just ¥100 (96 US cents) per claimant - was the... Read more
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Japan Today
Abe says it is his duty to revise constitution; calls for debate ‹ Japan Todayand perceived competence. He also garnered support from the young after Japan’
Abe says it is his duty to revise constitution; calls for debate ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 18 days ago
and perceived competence. He also garnered support from the young after Japan’s voting age was lowered from 20 to 18, with Jiji Press exit polling data showing more than half of votes from those 18 and 19 years of age went to the ruling... Read more
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Japan Today
Teacher who sat for anthem deserved pay cut: Japan court ‹ Japan Todaythe singing of the anthem was not aimed at forcing participants to follow any i
Teacher who sat for anthem deserved pay cut: Japan court ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 22 days ago
the singing of the anthem was not aimed at forcing participants to follow any ideology, Naito told the court, according to Jiji Press. Rather, it was to ensure that “the ceremony proceeded smoothly and order was maintained,” he said. The judge... Read more
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Japan Today
Bawling Japanese politician sentenced for graft ‹ Japan Todayand could not remember crucial details. The court on Wednesday handed him a th
Bawling Japanese politician sentenced for graft ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 23 days ago
and could not remember crucial details. The court on Wednesday handed him a three-year sentence suspended for four years, Jiji Press said, meaning he will remain free as long as he stays out of trouble for four years. In a blog entry Wednesday,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man jailed for cutting off, flushing rival's penisher boss at a legal firm, when in reality the affair was consensual, the judge
Man jailed for cutting off, flushing rival's penis
News 24 South Africa / Posted 24 days ago
her boss at a legal firm, when in reality the affair was consensual, the judge said at Tokyo District Court, according to Jiji Press. The Sankei Shimbun daily newspaper reported that Kotsugai's wife had falsely told him that she was forced to... Read more
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Rappler
Japanese man jailed for cutting off, flushing rival's penisher boss at a legal firm, when in reality the affair was consensual, the judge
Japanese man jailed for cutting off, flushing rival's penis
Rappler / Posted 24 days ago
her boss at a legal firm, when in reality the affair was consensual, the judge said at Tokyo District Court, according to Jiji Press. The Sankei Shimbun daily newspaper reported that Kotsugai's wife had falsely told him that she was forced to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Former Japanese boxer jailed for chopping off, flushing laywer’s penisher boss at a legal firm, when in reality the affair was consensual, the judge
Former Japanese boxer jailed for chopping off, flushing laywer’s penis
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 24 days ago
her boss at a legal firm, when in reality the affair was consensual, the judge said at Tokyo District Court, according to Jiji Press. The Sankei Shimbun daily newspaper reported that Kotsugai’s wife had falsely told him that she was forced to... Read more
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iafrica.com
Man jailed for flushing rival's penisher boss at a legal firm, when in reality the affair was consensual, the judge
Man jailed for flushing rival's penis
iafrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
her boss at a legal firm, when in reality the affair was consensual, the judge said at Tokyo District Court, according to Jiji Press. The Sankei Shimbun daily newspaper reported that Kotsugai's wife had falsely told him that she was forced to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Japanese man jailed for cutting off, flushing rival's penisher boss at a legal firm, when in reality the affair was consensual, the judge
Japanese man jailed for cutting off, flushing rival's penis
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 24 days ago
her boss at a legal firm, when in reality the affair was consensual, the judge said at Tokyo District Court, according to Jiji Press. He was sentenced to four years and six months Tuesday by presiding judge Kazunori Karei. "An irreparable injury... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japanese man jailed for cutting off, flushing rival's penisher boss at a legal firm, when in reality the affair was consensual, the judge
Japanese man jailed for cutting off, flushing rival's penis
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
her boss at a legal firm, when in reality the affair was consensual, the judge said at Tokyo District Court, according to Jiji Press. The Sankei Shimbun daily newspaper reported that Kotsugai's wife had falsely told him that she was forced to... Read more
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Rappler
Bangladesh hostage siege: What we know so farsaid two of its nationals were among the hostages, but had been freed. Tokyo s
Bangladesh hostage siege: What we know so far
Rappler / Posted 27 days ago
said two of its nationals were among the hostages, but had been freed. Tokyo said one Japanese was among those rescued, Jiji Press reported. Is this kind of attack common? The attack follows a series of murders of foreigners, religious... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Bangladesh hostage siege: What we know so farsaid two of its nationals were among the hostages, but had been freed. Tokyo s
Bangladesh hostage siege: What we know so far
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 27 days ago
said two of its nationals were among the hostages, but had been freed. Tokyo said one Japanese was among those rescued, Jiji Press reported.Security personnel keep watch, after gunmen stormed the Holey Artisan restaurant and took hostages, in... Read more
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Aljazeera
Ex-US marine charged with rape, murder of Okinawa womancharged by Okinawa prosecutors, this time for the separate crime of the alleged
Ex-US marine charged with rape, murder of Okinawa woman
Aljazeera / Posted 29 days ago
charged by Okinawa prosecutors, this time for the separate crime of the alleged rape and murder of the 20-year-old woman, Jiji Press and other local news reports said. The woman was found dead in a forest last month, nearly three weeks after she... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan charges US base worker with rape and murdercharged by Okinawa prosecutors, this time for the separate crime of the alleged
Japan charges US base worker with rape and murder
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
charged by Okinawa prosecutors, this time for the separate crime of the alleged rape and murder of the 20-year-old woman, Jiji Press and other news reports said. Prosecutors and court officials in Okinawa refused to confirm the reports. The case... Read more
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