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South Korea considers controls on exports of DRAM to Japan

South Korea may control the export of DRAM chips to Japan in retaliation against Tokyo’s own export curbs, a director of the presidential Blue House told a local radio station.

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Global selloff continues after US labels China a currency manipulator

Stocks in Asia were down across the board Tuesday as the US-China trade war reached a fever pitch. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index (HSI), Japan’s Nikkei, mainland China’s Shanghai Composite Index (SHCOMP) and Taiwan’s Taiex all fell more than 2% in early trading.

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Ships set sail in Japan’s first commercial whale hunt in more than 30 years

Five small ships sailed out of harbour on Monday in Japan’s first commercial whale hunt in more than three decades, a move that has aroused global condemnation and fears for the fate of whales.

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High-ranking EU official to visit Iran for political consultations

Recent tensions between Iran and the US and the subsequent ambiguities surrounding the JCPOA have made many foreign officials to visit Iran for talks aimed at finding political solutions. After Japan’s FM visit to Tehran, a high-ranking EU official will travel to the Iranian capital with the JCPOA top on her agenda.

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Asian shares up in muted trading after Trump visit to Japan

Asian stocks mostly rose in muted trading Tuesday in the absence of major market-driving news on trade negotiations during the visit of President Donald Trump to Japan.

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Japan’s new emperor wishes for world peace upon taking throne

Crown Prince Naruhito ascended to Japan’s Chrysanthemum Throne at midnight Wednesday, marking the beginning of the new Reiwa era.

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Trump: Japan will invest $40 billion in U.S. car factories

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said at a rally that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told him Japan is investing $40 billion in new car factories in the United States.

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Crashed F-35 was the first one assembled by Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy – official

The Lockheed Martin F-35 aircraft that crashed over the Pacific Ocean near northern Japan was the first one to have been assembled by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, an Air Self Defence Force official told Reuters on Wednesday.

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Japanese prosecutors ask judges to question ex-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn’s wife: NHK

Prosecutors in Tokyo have asked judges to question Carlos Ghosn’s wife in connection with funds allegedly misappropriated by the former Nissan Motor chairman, Japan’s public broadcaster NHK said on Sunday (April 7).

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Crude Games: Why US Attempt to Flood Oil Market to Hurt Iran Will Backfire

Last week, the Department of Energy announced plans to sell off up to 6 million barrels of crude stocks from the US’ Strategic Petroleum Reserve, with deliveries expected to take place between April and May, just as Washington’s ‘temporary waivers’ on Iranian oil to major importers, including China, India and Japan, are expected to expire.

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Shock in Japan as Nissan’s Ghosn held in financial probe

The arrest of Nissan Motor Co.’s chairman Carlos Ghosn on charges he underreported his income and misused company funds caused the company’s shares to tumble and shocked many in Japan who view him as something of a hero.

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Ousted Sri Lankan PM says US, Japan halted billions in aid over political crisis

THE United States and Japan has halted more than a billion dollars in development aid amid the country’s political crisis, deposed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.

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Japan in close communication with U.S. on Iran sanctions – spokesman

Japan is in close communication with the United States on Iran sanctions, Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Monday.

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U.N. aviation agency denies report saying it will send team to North Korea for on-site inspection

The International Civil Aviation Organization has denied a report that the U.N. agency was planning to send a team to North Korea to conduct “an on-site inspection” to ensure the safety of international flights from the country’s missile launches, a spokesman told The Japan Times on Monday.

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All nine people aboard crashed Japan helicopter confirmed dead

All nine people aboard a rescue helicopter which crashed in a mountainous area in central Japan during a training flight have been confirmed dead, officials said Saturday.

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Japan seeks exemption from planned U.S. auto tariffs, Motegi hints

Japanese economic revitalization minister Toshimitsu Motegi indicated Friday he has requested that the United States exempt Japan from a controversial plan to impose stiff tariffs on car and parts imports.

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