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Trump urges Abe to balance U.S. deficit with Japan ‘very quickly’

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 16:59
U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday to address the trade imbalance between the two countries “very quickly.”In a meeting ...

Revenue for Abe’s LDP overwhelms other political parties in Japan

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 06:51
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party booked ¥25.86 billion ($228 million) in revenue for 2017, by far the largest among Japanese political parties, government ...

Japanese startup among firms chosen for NASA’s moon delivery bid

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 06:01
NASA announced Friday nine U.S. space companies chosen to bid on delivery services to the moon, including Draper Laboratory Inc., whose team includes Japanese lunar ...

Gov’t to finance rite for new Emperor despite prince’s questioning

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 05:12
Critics say the ceremony to be held following the Imperial succession will threaten the separation of religion and state if public funds are used.