Bill to curb long-term detention of asylum-seekers passes Lower House

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Bill to curb long-term detention of asylum-seekers passes Lower House
The legislation would ease deportation rules, giving officials more power to remove asylum-seekers, while adding quasi-refugees status for people fleeing conflict-hit countries like Ukraine.
Alert for ‘long-period ground motion’ issued for Ishikawa quake. But what is it?
The lesser known type of quake can cause violent shaking on the upper floors of tall buildings, as well as major structural damage.
Justice Ministry website down amid Anonymous criticism of immigration policy
Users were unable to access the website for about 50 minutes from 11 p.m. on Monday. Then, after the website was brought back online, it …
Japan, South Korea to link radar systems via U.S. to track North Korean missiles, report says
The move would improve Japan’s detection capabilities as nuclear-armed North Korea continues to fire off missiles at an unprecedented clip.
Japan to reassure South Korean experts on safety of Fukushima water release
Radioactive water has accumulated at the Fukushima No. 1 plant on the Pacific coast amid ongoing cleanup efforts, following the nuclear disaster in 2011.
Bringing AI tools to the workplace requires a delicate balance
Move too slowly, and risk getting left behind. Move too quickly, and neither the staff nor the technology may be ready.

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