South Korean court's seizure order against Nippon Steel takes effect

South Korean court's seizure order against Nippon Steel takes effect

A South Korean court's seizure order against Nippon Steel's assets in a case involving compensation over wartime forced ...

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US official calls Chinese consulate in SF a spy hub

US official calls Chinese consulate in SF a spy hub

A senior official of the U.S. State Department calls the Chinese Consulate General in San Francisco a spy hub in an excl...

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Japan criticizes bowing Abe statue in South Korea

Japan criticizes bowing Abe statue in South Korea

Japan's top government spokesperson expresses displeasure at reports of a statue representing the Japanese prime ministe...

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Chinese ship surveys Japan's EEZ for 10 days

Chinese ship surveys Japan's EEZ for 10 days

Japan's top government spokesman says a Chinese vessel conducted unauthorized maritime surveys in Japanese waters off th...

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Japan claims China pushing territorial claims amid pandemic

Japan's annual defense white paper says China is pushing territorial claims in the East China Sea. The document also acc...

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Japan PM vows aid to rain-battered Kumamoto

Japan PM vows aid to rain-battered Kumamoto

Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo visits the disaster-stricken areas of Kumamoto Prefecture. Japan's southwestern regio...

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Japan protests Chinese marine survey in EEZ

Japan protests Chinese marine survey in EEZ

The Japanese government lodges a protest against China after a Chinese ship conducts marine research activity in Japan's...

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Ex-justice minister, wife indicted over vote-buying

Ex-justice minister, wife indicted over vote-buying

Prosecutors indict former Justice Minister Kawai Katsuyuki and his wife Anri for allegedly buying votes during last year...

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Japan's May household spending down 16.2%

Japan's May household spending down 16.2%

Japan's household spending for May tumbles 16.2 percent from the previous year, renewing the record year-on-year fall se...

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Foreign Residents Support Center opens in Tokyo

Foreign Residents Support Center opens in Tokyo

The Japanese government opens a center that offers foreign residents support ranging from immigration issues to employme...

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