From ‘Young General’ to ‘Supreme Leader’: The evolution of Kim Jong Un


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Bigmotor chief to resign in wake of repair fraud scandal
Employees were found to have intentionally damaged the vehicles of some customers in order to charge excessive repair fees and make fraudulent insurance claims.
Severed head in Hokkaido ‘love hotel’ murder case found in family home
Police suspect that 29-year-old Runa Tamura, carried out the murder and subsequent beheading of 62-year-old office worker Hiroshi Ura by herself at the short-stay hotel.
Taxi firm’s hydrogen cell experience highlights fuel’s pitfalls
It’s not that there’s anything wrong specifically with the cars, good looking midsized sedans with Lexus-level luxury. Rather, it’s the high cost of hydrogen.
As Japan aligns with U.S. chip curbs on China, some in Tokyo feel uneasy
Tokyo remains worried that targeting China will provoke damaging retaliation, such as a ban on Japanese electric cars.
From ‘Young General’ to ‘Supreme Leader’: The evolution of Kim Jong Un
North Korea’s thinking on its relations with the U.S. has undergone dramatic changes, and Kim Jong Un’s past evolution offers indications of where the country …
Crown Princess Kiko tests positive for COVID-19
Her infection was confirmed in a test conducted after she developed a fever on Monday evening, according to the Imperial Household Agency.

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North Korea fires missiles as it gears up for apparent military parade
The launch of two missiles came as the North Korea appeared to be gearing up for an large-scale military parade to mark the 70th anniversary …
New nuclear grouping aids Northeast Asia deterrence
The logic for trilateral coordination between the U.S., Japan and South Korea is compelling. The NCG is an important first step toward that goal.
Rap acts stand out in Fuji Rock’s diverse lineup
Kanagawa rap crew Bad Hop’s final hurrah and Lizzo’s Sunday night swagger are set to deliver some of the most memorable moments of the three-day …
LVMH strikes Paris Olympics sponsorship deal
The agreement has been expected to cost around €150 million ($166 million) and involve promotions focused on the group as well as its largest fashion …
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.
Confident Nadeshiko Japan looks to raise its level against Costa Rica
Coach Futoshi Ikeda said Costa Rica had enough quality to punish Japan on the break if there were any lapses in concentration.

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