G7 vows to strengthen coordinated sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

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G7 vows to strengthen coordinated sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
A joint statement released by G7 countries said the grouping will impose “new coordinated economic actions” against Moscow “in the days and weeks ahead.”
Kazuo Ueda faces hurdles on the path to ending BOJ’s massive monetary easing
Ueda told a parliamentary confirmation hearing that once he becomes BOJ governor, his “greatest mission” is to make an appropriate decision regarding the timing of …
Ad giant Dentsu acknowledges culpability in Tokyo Games bid-rigging, report says
Dentsu President Hiroshi Igarashi made the comments during questioning by the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor’s Office, NHK said Saturday, citing a source it did not …
In graying Japan, local governments look to enact bold child-rearing support measures
While the local government moves might appear to be an encouraging step toward improvement, they are also giving rise to concerns about regional gaps in …
ChatGPT launches boom in AI-written e-books on Amazon
ChatGPT appears ready to upend the staid book industry as would-be novelists and self-help gurus looking to make a quick buck are turning to the …
Boat service linking South Korea’s Busan and Japan’s Tsushima resumes
The restart of the route between Busan and Hitakatsu port in Tsushima, Nagasaki Prefecture, comes amid growing hopes in both countries for increased travel to …

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Japanese anime sees challenge from China at Berlin film festival
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St. Louis City SC owner Carolyn Kindle breaks new ground for women in MLS
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Tokyo High Court dismisses challenge to Japan’s ban on dual nationality
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South Korea inches toward same-sex equality, but broader bill is stalled
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