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“World War III”, fuelled by trade disputes, ”has already started” – UP professor

August 14, 2019

A professor from the University of the Philippines said on Wednesday that “World War III has already started” due to trade disputes. Bernard Karganilla, who has done research on the guerrillas, in a forum regarding “Lessons from World War II

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Over half of Japanese fatal abuse victims aged less than one year old

August 1, 2019

Tokyo–Over half of fatal child abuse victims in Japan in fiscal 2017 were babies aged less than one year old, a survey by a health ministry expert panel showed Thursday. Of 52 victims in the year through March 2018, excluding

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INTERVIEW: Hoshide wants Japanese technology to be used in lunar, Mars exploration

July 29, 2019

New York–Japan should make use of its space technology in international cooperation to explore the moon and Mars, Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide said in an interview with Jiji Press in New York on Friday. “As an advanced space nation, Japan

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INTERVIEW: JOC chief confident Japan can win 30 gold medals at Olympics

July 24, 2019

Tokyo–Japan can win 30 gold medals in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Japanese Olympic Committee President Yasuhiro Yamashita said in a recent interview. “I’m sure it’s possible” for Japan to win the 30 golds targeted by the JOC, Yamashita said, speaking

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Duterte outlines accomplishments in fourth SONA

July 22, 2019

Three years under the Duterte administration, President Rodrigo Duterte said in his fourth State of the Nation Address ( SONA) presented some of his accomplishments and identified some agencies that need to improve their services. “We, in government, talk too

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ANALYSIS: Election results to affect Abe’s strategy for constitution reform

July 18, 2019

Tokyo–The House of Councillors election on Sunday will be a major hurdle for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s longstanding goal of rewriting Japan’s postwar constitution as it remains unclear whether the constitutional reformist camp will be able to maintain its current

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INTERVIEW: Koike vows barrier-free city legacy for 2020 Tokyo Games

July 18, 2019

Tokyo–Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike expressed Wednesday her hopes of leaving a barrier-free city as a legacy of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, about a year before the quadrennial sporting event. “In 2035, one out of three people in

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FOCUS: Nonnuclear Calls by Fukushima Candidates Show Local Feelings

July 14, 2019

Fukushima- Rival candidates, both women, from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and the opposition camp for the upcoming House of Councillors election in Fukushima Prefecture are campaigning on platforms to eliminate nuclear power from the northeastern prefecture. But their calls

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