Abe: R.P. to get ¥1 tril. for economic cooperation 8:37 pm, January 12, 2017

  • Abe: R.P. to get ¥1 tril. for economic cooperation

    MANILA — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe unveiled a government plan to provide the Philippines with about ¥1 trillion from public and private sources over the next five years for economic cooperation at a joint press conference with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday afternoon. Regardin…

  • Nakasone told Reagan of containment plans / Expressed readiness to box in Soviet submarines

    When then Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone held talks with U.S. President Ronald Reagan for the first time in 1983, he conveyed to Reagan his firm stance against the Soviet Union, including his intention to contain Soviet submarines inside the Sea of Japan in case of emergency, according to diplomat…

  • Moscow suggests Abe visit Russia as early as April

    MOSCOW (Jiji Press) — Russia’s First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov suggested Wednesday that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s planned visit to Russia will take place in April. Shuvalov showed the prospect during his meeting in Moscow with Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Indu…

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  • Supplements and your health / Labels tout plenty of benefits, but few consumers clued up

    A growing number of people are taking a greater interest in their health, trying to prevent illness and extend their “healthy life expectancy” by consuming health food products, including dietary…

  • You too can cook washoku / Homemade inarizushi not too sweet

  • Eating out / Warm your heart with hotpot, strawberries in Yokohama

  • OUTLOOK 2017 / Relentless pursuit of growth needed this year

    The economy is a “living thing” — it sometimes moves dynamically, and sometimes delicately. The Tokyo Stock Exchange got off to a good start in 2017, as the Nikkei Stock Average recorded a ris…

  • U.S. State nominee Tillerson veers from Trump on key issues

  • Trump stops short of full divestment

    NEW YORK (AFP-Jiji) — Donald Trump said Wednesday he had handed complete control of his business to his adult sons but stopped short of a full divestment, earning a swift rebuke from the government…

  • Trump meets press, turns combative

  • Dossier on Trump circulated for months

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a bombshell story, emerging on the eve of Donald Trump’s first news conference as president-elect: U.S. intelligence officials had presented Trump with unsubstantiated cl…

  • Mexico ready for high stakes talks with Trump

  • Kisenosato uses force to stay perfect

    Kisenosato kept up his perfect record on the fifth day of action at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan on Thursday. In doing so, he spoiled the party for upstart Mita…

  • Trudeau picks Russia critic as Canada’s top diplomat

  • U.S. adds 7 DPRK officials to blacklist

  • U.S. deploys high-tech radar amid fevered N. Korea rhetoric

  • Samsung chief questioned in Park political scandal

  • Broncos to ride with Joseph as coach

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — A runner-up two years ago, Vance Joseph is John Elway’s pick this time around. “It’s official. Excited to announce Vance Joseph as head coach of the Denver Broncos!”…

  • OUTLOOK 2017 / Keep an eye on global waves of nationalism

    If we think about it carefully, the rise of the fierce nationalism that rattled many parts of the world in 2016 should not be considered a new trend. The best example is Russian President Vladimir P…

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  • Southampton goes 1 goal up on Liverpool

  • Drone delivers soup to surfers in Fukushima

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  • The Japan News is now carrying the English version of “Neko Pitcher,” a popular Yomiuri Shimbun cartoon series.

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  • PRIMARY ADVICE / Start the new year strong by setting goals for yourself and your students

    Happy New Year! Although this column always answers questions from readers, I would like to break from tradition for this first 2017 issue and focus on goals to help teachers approach the new year on …

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