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Ministry plans to distribute flood information by text message
8:44 pm, September 22, 2016

The land ministry has started a project to send flood warnings via text message to the mobile phones of people in two cities, in the wake of large-scale floods caused by torrential rain in the Kanto and Tohoku regions in September last year. The project began on Sept. 5 in Joso, Ibaraki Prefecture…
Japan in Depth / BOJ’s monetary policy aimed at satisfying all board members
8:38 pm, September 22, 2016

The Bank of Japan’s compilation of a new monetary policy framework that shifted the bank’s focus from “quantity” to “interest rates” was the end product of previous policies approaching the limit of their effectiveness. At the same time, the consideration shown to diverging opinions wit…
Mountain tales / Scaling new heights regardless of disability
8:43 pm, September 22, 2016

Tokyo is a megalopolis with a population of 13.6 million, but a little trip westward can take you to places with endless panoramas of mountains. This new series features Tokyoites for whom mountains are a way of life. They include an alpinist with impaired hearing who is overcoming his disability an…
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Veggies get creative turn as healthy noodles
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When shredded into noodle-like strips, vegetables gain a smooth texture that allows you to eat a lot of them. National registered dietitian Yasuyo Kishimura shared some recipes for what are called “…
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U.S. military plane crashes off Okinawa
3:23 am, September 23, 2016

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2:06 am, September 23, 2016

NEW YORK (Jiji Press) — Meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden assured Washington’s cooperation with Tokyo in putting a brake on China’s territorial …
DP leader Renho catches flak for reshuffle
1:44 am, September 23, 2016
Japan, Myanmar to deepen defense cooperation
1:36 am, September 23, 2016

TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Defense Minister Tomomi Inada and her Myanmarese counterpart, Sein Win, on Wednesday confirmed that the two countries will beef up their defense cooperation and exchanges. Ja…
Japan, Britain agree to hold ‘2-plus-2’ talks early next year
1:22 am, September 23, 2016

NEW YORK (Jiji Press) — Japan and Britain agreed on Tuesday to hold a so-called two-plus-two meeting of their foreign and defense ministers in London early next year. The agreement was made in Ne…
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NEW YORK (Jiji Press) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday confirmed that the two countries will work together to address North Korea’s nuclear and missile prog…
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10:29 pm, September 22, 2016

ROME (Reuters) — Rome’s new Mayor Virginia Raggi pulled the plug on the city’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics, saying staging the summer Games would bury the Italian capital under mountains of d…
Abe: Japan to lead U.N. action on North Korea
10:15 pm, September 22, 2016

NEW YORK (Jiji Press) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed Wednesday that Japan will lead discussions at the U.N. Security Council toward its adoption of a fresh resolution calling for tougher sanction…
Puig leads rout; Maeda wins 16th
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yasiel Puig is making his mark against left-handed pitching while helping the Dodgers in a major way. The Cuban outfielder’s three-run homer highlighted a five-run first inning…
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