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Japan, China quietly mark anniversary of peace pact amid tensions
Bilateral ties have been strained over myriad issues, including Japans plan to release Fukushima water into the sea.
Nadeshiko’s bright future undimmed by Sweden defeat
The flair, excitement and promise demonstrated by the team has shown that Japan can again lift the FIFA Womens World Cup trophy one day.
Hollywood blockbuster ‘Barbie’ opens in Japan after controversy
Tickets, however, sold fast in Japan as fans flocked to the theatrical release, timed to coincide with the start of the Bon holiday period.
Victims mourned on 38th anniversary of 1985 Japan Airlines crash
The crash killed 520 passengers and crew in the worlds deadliest single-aircraft accident.
Idea to make all Osaka high schools free sparks controversy
Private schools in Osaka Prefecture have voiced opposition to the plan, fearing increased financial burdens.

Focus moves to entrepreneurship, use of online tools to encourage diversity

Students of Chuo University gain further access to resources through increased exchanges of people, knowledge and

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Typhoon Khanun to approach Kyushu this week
Rainfall of up to 300 millimeters is expected over a 24-hour period through 6 a.m. Tuesday in the Amami area and southern Kyushu.
Trump targets judge in 2020 election case
The former president has said he plans to seek U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkans recusal as well as a change of venue outside of Washington.
Niger closes airspace, refusing ECOWAS call to reinstate president
Coup leaders cited the threat of military intervention from the West African regional bloc.
Japan’s ‘Mr. Yen’ Sakakibara expects no intervention
The yen has fallen around 14% since the Fed began rapidly raising rates to combat soaring inflation in March 2022.
Confrontations deepen over duck-catching event in Okinawa
Animal rights groups say the event constitutes animal abuse.
Surprising Japan emerges as team to beat at Women’s World Cup
Wins over Costa Rica and Zambia were expected, but it was the 4-0 thrashing of Spain that made the rest of the tournament sit up and take notice.
A diaspora remembers the disaster that forged it
There is a significant Brazilian community in Japan, but 100 years ago a major disaster spurred the growth of a Japanese community in Brazil.
Services resume after over 1,000 trapped in train near Tokyo
The accident occurred between Fujisawa and Ofuna stations in Kanagawa Prefecture near Tokyo and affected around 150,000 people.
Police say cannabis use is rising among youth
Citing lower prices and easier access, nearly a third of offenders under 30 that were surveyed said they purchased through the internet.

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