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Japan decides to extend sanctions against N. Korea for 1 year
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Tuesday, 05 April 2011
Japan decides to extend sanctions against N. Korea for 1 year
Japan decided Tuesday to extend its sanctions against North Korea for one year, including a total ban on North Korean vessels making port calls in Japan, saying the North's provocative actions remain a cause of instability for the region. Top government spokesman Yukio Edano told a news conference.......
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S. Korea expresses concern at TEPCO's release of radioactive water
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Tuesday, 05 April 2011
S. Korea expresses concern at TEPCO's release of radioactive water
SEOUL - South Korea has expressed concern to Japan over the release of radioactive water by Tokyo Electric P......
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IAEA members agree to step up safety measures for nuke plants
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Tuesday, 05 April 2011
IAEA members agree to step up safety measures for nuke plants
VIENNA - Following the current nuclear crisis at a power station in Japan, countries around the world agreed ......
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Japan Seeks Russian Help On Nuclear Crisis
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Tuesday, 05 April 2011
Japan Seeks Russian Help On Nuclear Crisis
Japan has asked Russia to send a floating treatment plant used to decommission nuclear submarines to help contain radiation from the crippled Fukushima nuclear...
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Time not ripe to form grand coalition gov't, Komeito chief says
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Tuesday, 05 April 2011
Time not ripe to form grand coalition gov't, Komeito chief says
TOKYO - The head of Japan's second-biggest opposition party said Tuesday that the time is not ripe for Prime......
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Q&A: Standard Chartered's Asia CEO
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Tuesday, 05 April 2011
Q&A: Standard Chartered's Asia CEO
Jaspal Singh Bindra, Standard Chartered Bank's group executive director and chief executive for Asia spoke with The Wall Street Journal on challenges in Asia, ...
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Japan pumps 11.5 million litres of radioactive water into ocean
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Tuesday, 05 April 2011
Japan pumps 11.5 million litres of radioactive water into ocean
Japan has begun dumping more than 11.5 million litres of radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific.The water, which is...
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Softbank Chief in Record Donation for Disaster Victims
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Tuesday, 05 April 2011
Softbank Chief in Record Donation for Disaster Victims
Softbank president Son Jung-ui, or Masayoshi Son, announced on Sunday he will donate 10 billion yen and his remaining salary as a president of the company unti...
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Special Report - Japan power crunch could get worse in summer
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Tuesday, 05 April 2011
Special Report - Japan power crunch could get worse in summer
TOKYO (Reuters) - At first glance, business at Miwa Amauchi's precision metal-parts factory near Tokyo appears normal. A laser beam carves through metal sheets...
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