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Dollar climbs above ¥107.50 in Tokyo

japantimes - 3 hours 56 min ago
The dollar advanced to top ¥107.50 in Tokyo trading Wednesday thanks to a continued wave of buybacks.At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥107.77, up ...
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Dua Lipa: 'More female artists are on the rise'

bbc - 3 hours 58 min ago
The singer is the first female artist to get five Brit Award nominations in one year.
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Stephen Colbert: This country belongs to the kids

cnn - 3 hours 59 min ago
Stephen Colbert praises the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for their activism in the wake of the mass shooting on their campus.
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Japan donates ballot boxes worth $7.5 million to Cambodia despite global condemnation over crackdown on democracy

japantimes - 4 hours 1 min ago
Japan donated over 10,000 ballot boxes for Cambodia’s 2018 election on Wednesday, the first international aid for the vote after the European Union and United ...
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Tota Kaneko, famed Japanese modern haiku poet, dies at 98

japantimes - 4 hours 2 min ago
Tota Kaneko, a prominent haiku poet, died of acute respiratory distress syndrome at a hospital in Kumagaya, Saitama Prefecture, on Tuesday. He was 98.Born in ...
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Nikkei recovers from afternoon fallback to end higher

japantimes - 4 hours 7 min ago
The benchmark Nikkei average managed to close higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday, recovering from its sudden downturn in the afternoon session.The 225-issue ...
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Government considers delaying labor reforms for one year after survey scandal

japantimes - 4 hours 7 min ago
The government is considering postponing the implementation of parts of a labor reform bill for a year after acknowledging fundamental flaws in its work hours ...
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Czech Republic prevails in shootout, eliminates United States in quarterfinals

japantimes - 4 hours 10 min ago
Pavel Francouz stopped all five shooters and Petr Koukal scored the shootout winner as the Czech Republic eliminated the United States from the Olympics with ...
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Okinawa Prefectural Assembly adopts resolution protesting Osprey part incident

japantimes - 4 hours 11 min ago
The Okinawa Prefectural Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution and a written opinion Wednesday to protest a recent incident involving a component from a U.S. Marine ...
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South Korea men end Japan’s hopes of reaching curling playoff stage

japantimes - 4 hours 13 min ago
The Japan men’s curling team lost 10-4 to South Korea in a preliminary round match on Wednesday, ending its chances of advancing to the playoff ...
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Japan sees 13th high court rule 2017 election vote disparities were constitutional

japantimes - 4 hours 17 min ago
The Matsue branch of the Hiroshima High Court on Wednesday found vote disparity in the October 2017 House of Representatives election to be constitutional, delivering ...
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Letter from Africa: Mugabe 'unloved' on his birthday

bbc - 4 hours 22 min ago
Robert Mugabe is one of many leaders who find themselves out of favour once they lose power.
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Abe calls for foreign employment review to bring in skilled workers from overseas

japantimes - 4 hours 22 min ago
In a bid to address the nation’s acute labor shortages, the government aims to draw up a plan by summer to reform the immigration system ...
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Government task force proposes ¥2,000 fee for Japanese and foreign nationals entering casinos at planned ‘integrated resorts’

japantimes - 4 hours 27 min ago
A government task force on Wednesday presented Liberal Democratic Party lawmakers with a plan to impose a fee of ¥2,000 on Japanese and foreign residents ...
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TPP remains largely unchanged in attempt to lure back U.S., Japanese official says

japantimes - 4 hours 34 min ago
While President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership initially put the deal on life support in January 2017, details released ...
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