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United Airlines Pressing Dot For Right To Fly To Tokyo's Haneda Airport

The Chicago-based airlines wants to expand operations to Tokyo's close-in international airport.
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Boxer Accused Of Killing Man With Karaoke Machine Remote Control

Tomoaki Hashizume was arrested by Osaka Prefectural Police over the weekend. Sankei Shimbun (via Tokyo Reporter) reports that at around 12:45 AM on Sunday, Tomoaki Hashizume, 30, was arrested by police in Osaka Prefecture, Japan after a fatal bar...
Related topics: Karaoke, Police, Japan

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Japan To Host Us Missiles Despite Russian Claim That They Violate The Inf Treaty

Tokyo has acquired Aegis Ashore air defence systems and plans to install them within four years in order to mitigate the nuclear threat from North Korea. Moscow believes that the deployment of these systems contradicts the Cold War-era treaty...
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Abe Calls Advancing Japanese-russian Dialogue Tokyo's Top Priority

TOKYO (Sputnik) - The advancement of dialogue with Russia is the Japanese government's top priority, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday, adding that the right environment would help facilitate the process.
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Possible Peace Declaration Looms Over Trump-kim Summit

TOKYO — With their second summit fast approaching, speculation is growing that U.S. President Donald Trump may try to persuade North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to commit to denuclearization by giving him something he wants more than almost anything...
Related topics: Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un, Japan

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Tokyo, Moscow Agree To Organize Lavrov's Visit To Japan Soon - Japanese Fm

TOKYO (Sputnik) - Tokyo have agreed to organize a visit of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to Japan soon, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono told journalists on Sunday.
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The Route That Leads To Tokyo, By Garreth Bloor

During a luncheon with Toronto Mayoral candidate John Tory (since re-elected) a few months ago, the case of Tokyo’s successful public transit was held up as a standard of success. With the Japanese Consul General in attendance at lunch, it was...
Related topics: Japan, Canada, Toronto

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Owners Of Stolen Bonsai Trees Beg Thieves To Please Not Let Them Die

The owners of seven little (but very old) bonsai trees that were stolen from their garden outside Tokyo are begging the thieves to please, please keep them watered. If they’re not taken care of, they will die!! Ugh.Read more...
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Manila Accepts Tokyo's Help To Fight Terrorism After Deadly Church Bombings

MANILA (Sputnik) - The Philippines welcomes Japan's offer to assist the country in fighting terrorism, delivered in light of twin bombings that hit the southern Philippine island of Jolo in January, Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said on...
Related topics: Philippines, Manila, Japan, Terrorism, Religion

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Japanese-russian Peace Treaty Should Not Be Left For Next Generation - Abe

TOKYO (Sputnik) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reiterated on Sunday his commitment to continue negotiations with Russia on the peace treaty, stressing that this issue should not be left for future generations to solve.
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Japanese-german Alliance; Pope In Uae; Afghan Opposition Meeting In Moscow

Japan agreed to team up with Germany against Trump after Merkel’s visit to the East Asian nation, which advances the recent trend of Tokyo behaving more independently to Washington’s chagrin.
Related topics: Russia, Moscow, Japan, Germany

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Welcome To The Wild World Of Tokyo's Underground Lowrider Culture

“No Music, No Life.” In the heart of Shibuya, home of Tokyo’s youth culture, there’s a massive multi-story Tower Records shop with that sign hung in the middle of it. Much like that outdated shop standing tall in Tokyo’s hip district,...
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Jmma Fighter Accused Of Choking Out And Mugging Stranger

Kirihito Kodama is alleged to have stolen a wallet and a smartphone during the incident. According to Tokyo Reporter (which cites TBS News in Tokyo) MMA veteran Kirihito Kodama, 33, was arrested in connection with a robbery that occurred in Toshima...
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The Japanese Government Is Going To Hack Its Own Citizens To Show Them How Bad Their Security Is

The Japanese government plans to begin a massive hack of its own citizens in order to get them to increase their internet security. What's the story? The Japanese government is worried about the threat of cybercrime ahead of the 2020 Tokyo...
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First Official Nintendo Retail Store To Open In Japan This Year

It has been over a decade since Nintendo opened its first retail location in New York City. The company is now doing something similar for its home base. Nintendo has confirmed that the company will be opening an official retail store in Tokyo this...
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Tokyo Would Not Welcome Inf Termination, Understands Us Motivations - Cabinet

TOKYO (Sputnik) - Tokyo would not welcome the termination of the US-Russian Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty but it understands Washington's motivations to suspend its compliance with the accord, Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary...
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American College Student Still Detained In Tokyo Nearly 9 Months After His Arrest

American citizen Julian Adame spoke to ABC News at the Tokyo Detention House where he's been detained for nearly nine months.
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Our Tokyo Bureau Chief On Where She Finds ‘bolts Of Insight’ (hint: It’s Outside The Office)

The Reader Center talks to Motoko Rich about Japanese culture, her stress antidote and children’s novels.
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How China's Navy And Air Force Could "overwhelm" Japan In An East China Sea Clash

David Axe Security, Asia RAND cautioned that, in light of "long-term trends in acquisitions and China’s quantitatively superior inventory," Tokyo's reforms "may not be sufficient to enable Japan to keep pace over the longer term" as the two...
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Ghosn Arrest Backfires On Nissan As Sec Launches Probe Into Executive Pay

Former Nissan Chairman and Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn remains locked in a Japanese jail cell after Tokyo prosecutors filed new charges against the legendary auto executive earlier this month. But as the French government begins to question the terms...
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