Riding on G7 success, Fumio Kishida eyes early election

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Riding on G7 success, Fumio Kishida eyes early election
Lower House elections aren’t until 2025, but the Prime Minister could strengthen his position in the LDP ahead of a leadership race next fall.
South Korean nuclear experts to tour Fukushima plant amid water concerns
During their tour of the crippled plant, the experts will pay particular attention to Japan’s plans to discharge treated water, currently being stored at the …
Toyota wants to make more than just EVs — and has plenty of company
The harmony of Japan’s car lobby stands in stark contrast to its European counterpart, which lost several members last year that didn’t see eye to …
Biden says frozen U.S.-China ties should ‘thaw very shortly’
U.S.-China ties have been in free-fall, but the president’s comments signal that high-level talks could become more frequent.
Japan to tighten controls on semiconductor exports to China
It seems inevitable that the restrictions on transactions will cause a deterioration in the business performance of Japanese manufacturers with a high share of China-bound …
In South America’s remote Chaco, deforestation uproots natural rhythms
Land clearances to farm soy and beef have led to some 7 million hectares of native forest being torn down in Argentina between 1998 and …

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More restaurants in Okinawa join program offering free meals for children
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An economic Hail Mary for China’s new premier, Li
Just as a baker cannot make bread without enough flour, China’s new premier, Li Qiang, cannot deliver growth without enough labor.
Luxury hotels are on the rise as Japan woos the wealthy
From plush city hotels to beach resorts, establishments costing over ¥100,000 a night are becoming a common sight.
Filling in the cracks: Japan’s shifting perspective on disability employment
The Valuable 500’s Crosby Cromwell discusses best practice regarding disability in business in Japan, and she is optimistic about the direction we are heading in.
Daniil Medvedev lists Italian Open triumph among top career achievements
Daniil Medvedev rose to No. 2 in the world rankings ahead of the French Open by capturing the Rome title on Sunday and the Russian …
Terunofuji takes outright lead with Day 8 win over Kotoshoho
The Mongolian-born grand champion continued to impress in his injury comeback at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan.
Jeddah, sleep and a French plane: How Zelenskyy reached Japan’s G7
According to French officials, the idea of bringing the Ukrainian leader to the G7 had been in the works for several weeks.

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