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U.S. military’s recruiting woes are a national-security crisis

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TikTok steps up Southeast Asia presence amid e-commerce push
As the company intermingles social media and e-commerce, it is betting that this vision of shopping will knock aside rivals in the region.
U.N. experts to probe Johnny Kitagawa’s alleged abuse in Japan
The group will gather its findings and present a report to the U.N. Human Rights Council in June next year.
Pessimism over Osaka Expo opening grows after construction head criticizes organizers
There is growing pessimism about the fate of the expo, with speculation that postponing the starting date might now be necessary in order to get …
More Japan tourist hot-spots imposing hotel taxes to fund promotions
Tokyo is considering increasing its tax for the first time since it became the first area in the country in 2002 to implement the system.
‘Slow disaster’: Indonesians in sinking village forced to adapt
More than 200 people remain in one of Indonesia’s fastest sinking areas, an alarming symbol of how climate change could upend coastal communities everywhere.
China enlists old friends to translate as U.S. talks hit brick wall
Beijing is struggling to find a common diplomatic language to talk productively with Washington.

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Lawmaker on crusade against South Korea’s ‘no-kid zones’
Seoul spends billions to encourage citizens to have more babies, offering subsidies, babysitting services and infertility treatment, but fertility rates continue to drop.
U.S. military’s recruiting woes are a national-security crisis
The U.S. military’s struggle to entice even the most surefire candidates — the children of veterans — puts the future of the all-volunteer force in …
Fate of the fete: Japan’s matsuri fight to survive
While COVID-19 was the final nail in the coffin for many of the country’s smaller festivals, others have clung on and are making a determined …
Takahiro Arai helps Carp surge back into pennant race in first season in dugout
Just before the first pitch of the Hiroshima Carp’s season opener against the Tokyo Yakult Swallows on March 31, a familiar tune emanated from the …
BOJ faces monetary policy challenges amid an inflationary environment
The BOJ with its monetary policies must navigate various structural issues, including population decline, aging, and geopolitical tensions to achieve its desired price stability.
Safety in focus as summer events see return of crowds and foreign tourists
Nearly 11 million people visited Japan in the first half of the year, about 64% of the pre-pandemic level in 2019, according to the Japan …

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