South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol to visit Japan on March 16

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South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol to visit Japan on March 16
The meeting is expected to help mend bilateral ties, which have been impacted for years by a dispute over wartime labor.
Ten years on, reconstruction tax continues to stir debate
Critics have increasingly pointed out misuse of the budget, resulting in growing demands across the political spectrum for stricter criteria for allocating funds.
Japan to extend domestic travel subsidy program beyond April
The program is aimed at bolstering the tourism industry’s post-pandemic recovery.
Japan, long a prime target for spying, seeks to improve handling of sensitive info
The lack of a comprehensive security clearance system for individuals, including government and private-sector officials eligible for handling sensitive information, is creating headaches.
Russian missiles hit Ukrainian cities and cut power to nuclear plant
Russian missiles knocked out the power supply to Europe’s largest nuclear plant during a barrage of strikes targeting cities across Ukraine.
Facing minefields and cash crunch, Ukraine farmers to sow smaller crop
Ukrainian farmers, who began planting spring crops last week, earn less than before as buyers factor in the war’s higher costs and risks, giving them …

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Intelligence suggests pro-Ukrainian group sabotaged pipelines, U.S. officials say
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