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North Korea fires cruise missiles into Yellow Sea, but remains silent on U.S. soldier’s fate

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Hong Kong tightens radiation inspection of Japanese seafood imports
The tighter inspections started in mid-June and customs clearance of Japanese seafood was delayed by about three hours compared with earlier clearance times.
Japan fires Type-12 anti-ship missile for first time in Australia
The live-firing was part of joint anti-ship drills presumably held with China in mind, as Japan, the U.S. and Australia look to keep opposing naval …
North Korea fires cruise missiles into Yellow Sea, but remains silent on U.S. soldier’s fate
Experts say cruise missiles, which fly far slower than ballistic weapons, present a unique danger in that they can fly low and maneuver, making them …
Japan to see price hikes on 35,000 food and drink items by end of 2023
The total, including the hikes in coming months, already eclipses the 2022 total of 25,768 items, Teikoku Databank Ltd. said in its report in mid-July.
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Hunters hope to rehabilitate the image of the hunt, with the support of fishers who are worried about dwindling fish stocks.
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