Japan's FY2018 budget expected to exceed 904 billion dollars

Japan's FY2018 budget expected to exceed 904 billion dollars

Japan's fiscal year 2017 budget is expected to exceed 904 billion dollars (100 trillion yen).

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Japan and the US to closely collaborate on North Korea

Japan and the US to closely collaborate on North Korea

Japan's prime minister holds phone talks with the U.S. president two days in a row in the wake of North Korea's missile ...

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iPS cells could help patients with Parkinson's disease

iPS cells could help patients with Parkinson's disease

Kyoto University research team announces that they have successfully improved Parkinson's disease symptoms in monkeys us...

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Names for panda cub narrowed down to 8 entries

Names for panda cub narrowed down to 8 entries

Possible names for Tokyo's Ueno Zoo panda cub are narrowed down to 8 entries.

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Nagasaki survivor and peace activist Sumiteru Taniguchi dies at 88

Nagasaki survivor and peace activist Sumiteru Taniguchi dies at 88

Sumiteru Taniguchi, an atomic bomb survivor and peace activist for over 60 years, dies at the age of 88.

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Kumamoto Castle's new ornaments on display

Kumamoto Castle's new ornaments on display

New ornaments, killer whale statues, for Kumamoto Castle Tower are on display in southwestern Japan.

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City in central Japan holds missile evacuation drill

City in central Japan holds missile evacuation drill

An evacuation drill is held in Wajima, Ishikawa Prefecture, amid residents' mounting anxiety over North Korean missile l...

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Abe and Moon agree to put pressure on North Korea

Abe and Moon agree to put pressure on North Korea

Japanese and South Korean leaders agree over the phone to put further pressure on North Korea in the wake of Pyongyang's...

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Osprey makes emergency landing

Osprey makes emergency landing

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey makes an emergency landing at Oita Airport in southwestern Japan Tuesday evening. The a...

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Kobe politician resigns amid alleged fictional expenses

Kobe politician resigns amid alleged fictional expenses

A Kobe assemblyman resigns amid allegations that he bilked the government of money using fictional receipts.

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