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Japan PM dismisses aide over homophobic comments

The Star 05 Feb 2023
Tokyo. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida dismissed one of his secretaries over homophobic comments that the premier called “outrageous”. Read full story ... .

Death and Japan’s nuclear shelter salesman

Financial Times 05 Feb 2023
Khrushchev once speculated that the survivors of the apocalypse would envy the dead. I agree ....

Covid fears kill Japan’s travel bug

Financial Times 05 Feb 2023
Taboos around spreading coronavirus and weak yen keep travellers home and industry ailing ....

Woman found dead after apparent robbery in northeastern Japan

Japan Times 05 Feb 2023
Police said there is no indication at this stage that this incident is related to a string of robberies that have taken place across Japan ... .

Japan Airlines Q3 Revenues Climb But High Fuel Costs Keep Profits Low

Simple Flying 05 Feb 2023
Last Thursday, Japan Airlines announced its consolidated financial results for the third quarter ending December 31st, 2022. While the trend is healthy and revenues are up, high fuel costs have eroded profits and affected the bottom line ....

Japan looks beyond territorial waters for wind power amid green push

Japan Times 05 Feb 2023
A panel of experts who looked into the feasibility of building wind power facilities in the EEZ has concluded that such construction is possible as ... .

With eye on China, Japan to introduce semiconductor tech export controls this spring

Japan Times 05 Feb 2023
The decision comes after Tokyo agreed to cooperate with tough new regulations on chips sent to China introduced by the administration of U.S. President Joe ... .

Japan's Narita airport passengers up threefold last year 05 Feb 2023
5 (Xinhua) -- The number of airline passengers using Japan's Narita Airport in Tokyo saw a year-on-year increase of nearly threefold in 2022, largely owing to the relaxation of border controls since October last year, local media reported on Sunday.

Washington weighing deploying medium-range missiles to U.S. forces in Japan -Sankei

Hong Kong Standard 05 Feb 2023
... with U.S.-Japan relations ... forces in Japan may include long-range hypersonic weapons and Tomahawks, the newspaper reported, adding without citing sources that Tokyo is poised to start serious discussion toward accepting the deployment.

Japan fires aide for anti-LGBTQ comments: 'Outrageous'

Fox News 05 Feb 2023
BIDEN TO SIGN SAME-SEX MARRIAGE BILL DESPITE CONCERNS BY SOME PROGRESSIVES The firing comes as Japan prepares to welcome the U.S ... Japan is the only G-7 country that doesn’t legally recognize same-sex marriage or civil unions ... Reuters contributed to this report. .

Japan PM sacks top aide over anti-LGBT comments

People Daily 05 Feb 2023
TOKYO, Feb ... Arai also said that if same-sex marriage is introduced in Japan, it would "change the way society is" and that "there are quite a few people who would abandon this country." ... Zhang Wenjie, Wu Chaolan). .

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