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 2018-09-20 13:35 

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Pakistan’s former PM Sharif freed after court suspends sentence:The Asahi Shimbun...

ISLAMABAD--Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law were released...

 2018-09-20 13:25 

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Abe’s election victory marred by ‘revolt’ from local regions:The Asahi Shimbun...

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe easily won a third term as president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Part...

 2018-09-20 13:15 

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Editors at Shinchosha up in arms over Sugita article on LGBTs:The Asahi Shimbun...

An in-house revolt is raging at Shinchosha Publishing Co. over editorial policy after one of its mag...

 2018-09-20 13:05 

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Indian flight returns after passengers ill by pressure loss:The Asahi Shimbun...

NEW DELHI--A Jet Airways flight returned to Mumbai, India's financial capital, on Thursday after doz...

 2018-09-20 12:55 

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Survey: Tokyo cellphone fees third highest of six major cities:The Asahi Shimbun...

The lowest smartphone usage fees in Tokyo are the third highest among six major cities around the wo...

 2018-09-20 12:45 

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Number of foreign residents hits record 2.63 million in June:The Asahi Shimbun...

The number of foreign nationals living in Japan came to a record 2,637,251, accounting for 2 percent...

 2018-09-20 11:35 

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Kim, Moon raise hands on North Korea’s sacred Mount Paektu:The Asahi Shimbun...

PYONGYANG--The leaders of the rival Koreas took to the road for the final day of their summit Thursd...

 2018-09-20 11:25 

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New landslide kills at least 4, buries houses in Philippines’ Cebu:The Asahi Shimbun...

MANILA--A massive landslide buried dozens of homes in two villages near a central Philippine mountai...

 2018-09-20 11:15 

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Mayor opposes plan for Aegis Ashore missile defense system:The Asahi Shimbun...

ABU, Yamaguchi Prefecture--Abu Mayor Norihiko Hanada on Sept. 20 became the first municipal leader t...

 2018-09-20 11:10 

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Japan auto lobby says hopes NAFTA will keep current framework:The Asahi Shimbun...

Japan's automakers' association said on Thursday it hoped that the North American Free Trade Agreeme...

 2018-09-20 11:00 

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Ex-PM Najib faces new corruption charges in Malaysia:The Asahi Shimbun...

KUALA LUMPUR--Malaysia';s detained former Prime Minister Najib Razak will face at least two dozen fre...

 2018-09-20 10:55 

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China’s exporters could quickly ditch U.S., says ex-bank head:The Asahi Shimbun...

GENEVA--The direct economic impact on China of the trade war with the United States appears limited,...

 2018-09-20 10:45 

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Report: China jails execs behind shadow banking Ponzi scheme:The Asahi Shimbun...

SHANGHAI--A court in China sentenced 10 people to prison for running...

 2018-09-20 10:40 

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Global tech firms gear up to fight India’s planned local data law:The Asahi Shimbun...

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI--Global tech companies plan to oppose new legislation in India that would require F...

 2018-09-20 10:30 

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Ex-bank chief says China must fix ‘loopholes’ as part of WTO reform:The Asahi Shimbun...

GENEVA--China must plug loopholes in the way it applies rules on subsidies and technology transfer t...

 2018-09-20 10:20 

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Cryptocurrency thefts triple; 60 billion yen stolen in 1st 6 months:The Asahi Shimbun...

Cyber thefts in Japan are making their presence felt in a big way as police reported that hackers in...

 2018-09-20 09:30 

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Abe scores big win in LDP leadership vote for a 3rd term:The Asahi Shimbun...

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a third term as president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Se...

 2018-09-20 08:45 

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Cryptocurrency exchange hit again; 6.7 billion yen vanishes:The Asahi Shimbun...

Hackers made off with 6.7 billion yen ($60 million) in the second raid this year on a Japanese crypt...

 2018-09-20 08:20 

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Entertainment area in quake-hit Sapporo shines once again:The Asahi Shimbun...

SAPPORO--Familiar signs lit up Sapporo's Susukino district, the largest entertainment area in Hokkai...

 2018-09-20 08:15 

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Moon’s dream comes true: Trekking sacred Mt. Paektu with Kim:The Asahi Shimbun...

SEOUL--South Korean President Moon Jae-in will clear a top item off his bucket list on Thursday: Cli...

 2018-09-20 08:10 

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EDITORIAL: U.S.-North Korea talks needed to keep momentum toward peace:The Asahi Shimbun...

The latest meeting between the North and South Korean leaders underscored the fact that a new chapte...

 2018-09-20 08:05 

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VOX POPULI: Choosing to stop dyeing gray hair is a liberating experience:The Asahi Shimbun...

When the Japanese expression "romansu gurei" (romance gray) came into use in the 1950s, it apparentl...

 2018-09-20 07:55 

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No way out? U.S., China tariffs may become the ‘new normal’:The Asahi Shimbun...

WASHINGTON--The path to peace in a trade war between the United States and China is getting harder t...

 2018-09-20 07:45 

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U.N. action on China’s Muslim ‘re-education camps’ urged:The Asahi Shimbun...

GENEVA--France and Germany have called on China to close...

 2018-09-20 07:35 

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China reaches out to U.S. over demand for media registration:The Asahi Shimbun...

BEIJING--China has reached out to the United States over reports that the Department of Justice has...

 2018-09-20 07:25 

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TENNIS/ U.S. Open champion Osaka dominant at Pan Pacific:The Asahi Shimbun...

Naomi Osaka's homecoming couldn't have gone much better.Playing in her first tournament since winnin...

 2018-09-20 07:15 

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FIGURE SKATING/ Yuzuru Hanyu to begin season at Autumn Classic:The Asahi Shimbun...

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan and Pyeongchang Games silver medalist Evgenia M...

 2018-09-20 07:10 

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SURFING/ Japan gets first World Games medals; Argentina's Muniz wins men’s gold:The Asahi Shimbun...

Argentina's Santiago Muniz won the men's gold medal at the World Surfing Games on Wednesday, while K...

 2018-09-20 07:00 

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RUGBY/ Coach says fearless Japan eyeing quarters berth at World Cup:The Asahi Shimbun...

With just a year to go before the 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off, Japan coach Jamie Joseph says his...

 2018-09-20 06:50 

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TENNIS/ Kei Nishikori beats defending champ at Moselle Open:The Asahi Shimbun...

METZ, France--Top-seeded Kei Nishikori reached the quarterfinals of the Moselle Open by beating defe...

 2018-09-20 05:40 

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Koreas summit kick-starts stalled nuclear talks with U.S.:The Asahi Shimbun...

WASHINGTON--A better-than-expected outcome of the summit between the two Koreas immediately kick-sta...

 2018-09-20 05:40 

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INTERVIEW/ Sompo CEO: Farm insurance cuts risks in drought regions:The Asahi Shimbun...

Editor's note: The United Nations adopted 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) in 2015 and urged...

 2018-09-20 03:00 

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Scientists to analyze tsunami deaths to find ways to survive:The Asahi Shimbun...

Tohoku University researchers will study the deaths of 9,500 people in the 2011 tsunami to learn how...

 2018-09-20 02:00 

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Museum claims discovery of oldest Nativity scene in Japan:The Asahi Shimbun...

NAGASAKI--Scholars are debating whether a set of small statues and objects passed down through gener...

 2018-09-19 13:50 

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Aging Japan: Recruiters struggle as youth pool dries up:The Asahi Shimbun...

As a Japanese military recruiter sat patiently at a booth outside a supermarket in northern Tokyo on...

 2018-09-19 13:35 

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‘Divine boat’ saves stranded residents in Mabicho flood:The Asahi Shimbun...

KURASHIKI, Okayama Prefecture--Residents here recalled an act of "divine" intervention in the form o...

 2018-09-19 12:40 

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Japan marks first rise in benchmark land prices since 1991:The Asahi Shimbun...

Land prices in Japan rose from a year earlier for the first time in 27 years, fueled by sightseeing...

 2018-09-19 12:30 

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China’s premier appeals for free trade amid tariff battle:The Asahi Shimbun...

BEIJING--China's No. 2 leader appealed Wednesday for support for free trade and promised to improve...

 2018-09-19 11:55 

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Tokyo’s Adachi Ward grapples with evacuation in case of floods:The Asahi Shimbun...

Police in the capital's Adachi Ward are asking the managers of office and apartment buildings to ope...

 2018-09-19 11:35 

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Princess Ayako, Moriya set Oct. 29 for wedding ceremony:The Asahi Shimbun...

Princess Ayako and Kei Moriya set their wedding date for Oct. 29 in central Tokyo during a "Kokki no...

 2018-09-19 11:30 

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Philippine police: Villagers refused advice to flee huge typhoon:The Asahi Shimbun...

ITOGON, Philippines--A Philippine police officer who tried to persuade residents of a mining camp to...

 2018-09-19 11:20 

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Suspected serial killer says he will reveal all for food money:The Asahi Shimbun...

A suspected serial killer whose apartment contained the body parts of nine people said he is willing...

 2018-09-19 11:15 

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Inside China’s strategy in the soybean trade war with U.S.:The Asahi Shimbun...

BEIJING/CHICAGO--The executive from one of China's biggest soybean crushers sat on a panel at a Kans...

 2018-09-19 11:05 

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OLYMPICS/ N. and S. Korea plan to bid for 2032 Summer Games:The Asahi Shimbun...

PYONGYANG--North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in a statemen...

 2018-09-19 10:50 

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SMAP's Shingo Katori shows off his artistic side at the Louvre:The Asahi Shimbun...

PARIS--The famed Louvre Museum here is showcasing dozens of colorful pop art-style paintings by form...

 2018-09-19 10:15 

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Japanese firms shift production from China to avoid trade war:The Asahi Shimbun...

Japanese businesses are moving production from China to minimize the impact from the escalating trad...

 2018-09-19 10:08 

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An Avalanche of Japanese Shave Ice:The Asahi Shimbun...
 2018-09-19 09:35 

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Major Hokkaido power plant restarts 2 weeks after big quake:The Asahi Shimbun...

SAPPORO--The largest thermal power plant in Hokkaido resumed operations on Sept. 19, marking a major...

 2018-09-19 09:25 

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New Year's cards featuring GT-R, Fairlady Z sports cars now on sale:The Asahi Shimbun...

Nissan Motor Co. has released special New Year's cards to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the debu...

 2018-09-19 09:20 

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Thai police show off seizures of meth, heroin, marijuana:The Asahi Shimbun...

BANGKOK--Thai police on Tuesday announced three large seizures of illegal drugs, including 10 millio...

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