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Duterte offers telecoms ‘privilege’ in Philippines to China

japantimes - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 18:13
President Rodrigo Duterte has offered China the “privilege” to be his country’s third telecoms operator, his spokesman said Monday, turning to a historic rival to ...
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Hisashi Iwakuma says Mariners have offered him new deal

japantimes - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 18:10
Free agent pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma said Monday he has received an offer to rejoin the Seattle Mariners.The Mariners earlier this month declined the 2018 club ...
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Japan begins to embrace baby-sitting as day care services elude

japantimes - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 18:06
The demand for baby sitters in Japan is soaring amid a shortage of public day care services for preschool children.“It is very hard to book ...
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Jana Novotna cries after losing 1993 Wimbledon final

bbc - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 18:03
Watch Jana Novotna cry on the Duchess of Kent's shoulders after surrendering a commanding lead to slump to defeat by Steffi Graf in the Wimbledon women's singles final of 1993.
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Electronics parts maker Murata Manufacturing expands India operations

japantimes - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 18:02
Japanese electronics parts maker Murata Manufacturing Co. is expanding its operations in India as part of efforts to boost sales by diversifying its markets, according ...
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Honda to recall 800,000 minivans in U.S. due to faulty seat catches

japantimes - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 17:52
Honda is recalling about 800,000 of its Odyssey minivans in the United States over faulty parts blamed for 46 minor injuries, the company said, just ...
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Dollar weaker around ¥112 in Tokyo

japantimes - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 17:51
The dollar was weaker around ¥112 in Tokyo trading on Monday, affected by the euro’s slide against the Japanese currency after German Chancellor Angela Merkel ...
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MLB scouts keep tabs on young players at APBC

japantimes - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 17:48
There were no elite players like Shohei Otani or Yoshitomo Tsutsugo, but the Asia Professional Baseball Championship served as a good showcase for MLB scouts ...
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Tokyo stocks fall back on firmer yen, lower U.S. equities

japantimes - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 17:48
Stocks fell back on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Monday, hurt by the strengthening of the yen against the dollar and Friday’s weakness on Wall Street.The ...
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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern 'regrets Trump story'

bbc - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 17:48
Jacinda Ardern’s friend had told local media the US president mistook her for Justin Trudeau’s wife.
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South Korea to step up efforts to boost number of women in top public posts

japantimes - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 17:47
South Korea was set to unveil new measures aimed at increasing the number of women in high-ranking public sector posts, part of an effort to ...
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Jeffrey Tambor signals Transparent departure

bbc - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 17:38
The actor says he doesn't see how he can return after being accused of inappropriate behaviour.
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Ashes: Australia plan to 'open a few England scars' in first Test in Brisbane

bbc - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 17:13
England will be reminded of their failings from the 2013-14 Ashes whitewash when this series gets under way, says Australia paceman Josh Hazlewood.
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Okinawa car crash sparks US troops alcohol ban in Japan

bbc - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 17:10
A Marine is under arrest for drink-driving after a deadly crash stokes resentment on Okinawa.
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