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PHL, Japan sign accords for P75-B loans for 2 ‘Build, Build, Build’ projects in the South

June 16, 2020

The Philippines and Japan signed Tuesday two loan agreements worth a combined P75.5 billion (about 154 billion yen) for two big-ticket projects in the Visayas and Mindanao under the “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure program, as the Duterte administration ramps up

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126 Filipinos in Japan ask to be repatriated

June 15, 2020

Some 126 Filipinos requested to be repatriated back to the Philippines from Japan due to the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, said Philippine Ambassador to Japan Jose Laurel V on Monday. During Laging Handa virtual presser, Laurel said the 126

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Emperor Naruhito greets Philippines on Independence Day

June 12, 2020

Japanese Emperor Naruhito has extended his warm greetings to the Philippines on its 122nd Independence Day celebration. Malacañang said President Rodrigo Duterte, on behalf of the Filipino people, was honored with the warm greetings. “President Rodrigo Roa Duterte was profoundly

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PH, Japan exchange notes on Cebu and Davao infra projects; health, agri and scholarship grants

June 8, 2020

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. and Japanese Ambassador Haneda Koji exchanged diplomatic notes firming up Japanese support for two major Philippine infrastructure projects, as well as grant aid for agriculture development, higher education scholarships, and critically needed health

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Almost 160 stranded Filipino tourists, workers in Japan repatriated after two months

June 1, 2020

Around 160 Filipino tourists, workers and students were finally repatriated to Manila from Japan after being stranded for nearly two months due to flight cancellations caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo said Monday. Passengers have been

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Abe Likely to Skip Russian War Ceremony to Attend G-7 Summit

May 31, 2020

Tokyo- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is likely to skip a war-related ceremony in Russia on June 24 to attend a Group of Seven summit in the United States, government sources said Friday. “The novel coronavirus outbreak hasn’t eased in

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14 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Tokyo

May 31, 2020

Tokyo- The Tokyo metropolitan government confirmed 14 new COVID-19 infection cases Saturday, recording a double-digit figure for the fifth straight day. Meanwhile, 16 new cases were reported in the southwestern city of Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, where a second wave of

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Landmark Department Store Reopened in Tokyo’s Ginza

May 31, 2020

Tokyo- Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Inc. reopened a landmark department store in Tokyo’s Ginza district on Saturday, after about a month and a half of closure amid the COVID-19 epidemic. The reopening came after a state of emergency over the coronavirus

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