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 2021-04-21 12:13 

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Top online brokerage lures young Japanese with zero-fee trading...

SBI Holdings Inc. will implement a series of campaigns that will virtually eliminate commission fee for spot trading in equities, the financial conglomerate said in ......

 2021-04-21 11:50 

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Nadeshiko captain Saki Kumagai to leave Lyon at end of season...

Japan women's national soccer team captain Saki Kumagai announced on Instagram on Tuesday she will be leaving Olympique Lyonnais after eight years with the French ......

 2021-04-21 11:38 

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Athletics test event on May 9 to be held without spectators...

Tokyo Games organizers are set to hold an athletics test event on May 9 without spectators due to the rising number of coronavirus infections in ......

 2021-04-21 11:35 

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Ahead of Biden's climate summit, U.S. lawmakers relaunch 'Green New Deal'...

Initially introduced in 2019, the nonbinding resolution seeks to eliminate U.S. greenhouse gas emissions within a decade and transition the economy away from fossil fuels....

 2021-04-21 11:28 

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The 'metaverse' bet: Crypto-rich investors snap up virtual real estate...

A new economy of blockchain-based virtual worlds is arising where land, buildings, avatars and even names can be bought and sold as nonfungible tokens....

 2021-04-21 11:20 

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Biden will pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions nearly in half...

The president will commit the United States to deep cuts in emissions at an Earth Day summit meeting that starts on Thursday, according to people ......

 2021-04-21 11:18 

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Super League breakaway in tatters after English clubs quit...

Following a global wave of protests and criticism, the new competition's six Premier League sides withdrew in a stunning reversal just 48 hours after they ......

 2021-04-21 11:14 

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Xi to attend Biden's climate change summit in first meeting of two leaders...

Biden has invited dozens of world leaders to join the two-day virtual summit starting on Thursday, after bringing the U.S. back into the 2015 Paris ......

 2021-04-21 11:11 

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CIA estimates Taiwan's fertility rate to be world's lowest...

Among 227 countries and regions surveyed, Taiwan ranks last at 1.07 children per woman, far below the 2.1 replacement rate needed to maintain the population....

 2021-04-21 10:56 

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Rugby Football Union backs Eddie Jones after poor Six Nations...

The Rugby Football Union gave its backing to England head coach Eddie Jones on Tuesday following the team's fifth-placed finish in the Six Nations championship ......

 2021-04-21 10:49 

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'We matter': A moment of catharsis after the Derek Chauvin verdict...

For some Americans who had closely followed the trial, the verdict was surprising — different, they said, from what they had come to expect in ......

 2021-04-21 09:56 

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Biden calls verdict in George Floyd case a 'giant step' toward racial justice...

Biden, speaking at the White House on Tuesday, said Floyd's killing had "ripped the blinders off for the whole world to see the systemic racism."...

 2021-04-21 09:36 

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George Floyd: The 'gentle giant' who became a symbol of the fight against racism...

The horrifying killing of Floyd, which kicked off the biggest civil rights protests in the U.S. since the 1960s, snuffed out a life marked by ......

 2021-04-21 07:50 

Japan Times

Minneapolis jury convicts ex-cop Derek Chauvin of murdering George Floyd...

The 12-member jury found Chauvin, 45, guilty of all charges including second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter....

 2021-04-21 01:22 

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Osaka set for state of emergency as Japan struggles with fourth wave...

There are fears that the latest wave — fueled by deadlier, more contagious variants — will be impervious to whatever measures a third emergency might ......

 2021-04-21 00:21 

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Chad leader Idriss Deby, a key Western ally, killed in battle...

Deby visited troops on the front line Monday after rebels based across the northern frontier in Libya advanced hundreds of kilometers south toward the capital, ......

 2021-04-20 20:58 

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Osaka governor open to talks on releasing Fukushima No. 1 water into Osaka Bay...

Hirofumi Yoshimura has previously said that the treated water should be allowed to be released into the sea if it meets environmental standards backed by ......

 2021-04-20 20:27 

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Japan to cut 2021 saury catch quota to record low...

Amid some of the poorest saury catches in history, Japan will step up its efforts to conserve fish stocks for a future recovery....

 2021-04-20 20:04 

Japan Times

Toshiba says potential buyout offer from CVC has stalled...

Toshiba has revealed it received a letter from CVC on Monday, but it included "no specific and detailed information capable of detailed evaluation."...

 2021-04-20 18:47 

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Japanese government to send 70 nurses to Osaka for coronavirus fight...

The nurses will work at a temporary facility set up in the city of Osaka last December to treat COVID-19 patients in a serious condition....

 2021-04-20 18:43 

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Dollar erases losses after diving below 108 in Tokyo trading...

The dollar rebounded to around 108.40 after slipping through the 108 threshold in Tokyo trading Tuesday.At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at 108.39, up from ......

 2021-04-20 18:33 

Japan Times

Tokyo stocks plunge on swelling coronavirus fears...

Tokyo stocks tumbled Tuesday, as sentiment was chilled by the unabated spread of coronavirus infections in Japan.The 225-issue Nikkei average gave up 584.99 points, or ......

 2021-04-20 18:15 

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Japan's local governments work to avoid wasting COVID-19 vaccine doses...

Reports have emerged that some leftover doses have been discarded since vaccinations for older people began a week ago....

 2021-04-20 18:01 

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Rangers' Kohei Arihara holds ex-teammate Shohei Ohtani hitless in win...

Texas Rangers rookie Kohei Arihara held former teammate Shohei Ohtani hitless in two at-bats Monday on the way to his second major league win in ......

 2021-04-20 18:00 

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More than a meet-and-greet, Suga-Biden summit re-imagines partnership...

Most importantly, for the first time, the two governments explicitly identified China as the preeminent challenge facing their alliance....

 2021-04-20 17:56 

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Tokyo reports 711 new COVID-19 cases, highest Tuesday since Jan. 26...

The number was markedly higher than the previous two Tuesdays — 510 on April 13 and 399 on April 6....

 2021-04-20 17:48 

Japan Times

Japan's local governments get creative to incentivize vaccinations...

From free bath salt giveaways to discounted taxi rides, municipalities are coming up with an array of programs, but the central government remains wary....

 2021-04-20 17:41 

Japan Times

With Afghanistan withdrawal, Biden focuses on the big picture...

By eliminating a distraction for U.S. decision-makers and ending the drain on their resources, it allows the U.S. to better address real dangers it faces. ......

 2021-04-20 17:31 

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Japan should consider scrapping Olympics, former finance chief says...

Ex-Finance Minister Jun Azumi highlighted that recent polls showed 70% of the public are against holding the Tokyo Games....

 2021-04-20 17:00 

Japan Times

Lodging houses used as morgues in Japan create unease among residents...

The "corpse hotel" business has emerged in Japan as a consequence of the aging of its population, but also reflects the weakening of family and ......

 2021-04-20 17:00 

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Japan's proposed immigration law revisions deal fresh blow to refugees...

The country has been criticized by the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees for accepting only around 1% of applications it receives....

 2021-04-20 17:00 

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Japanese artisans showcase Olympic collection under virus cloud...

A collection of 104 items from the country's 47 prefectures has gone on show ahead of the games....

 2021-04-20 16:53 

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Freedom index finds journalism blocked in more than 130 countries...

Japan fell one spot from last year, to No. 67 on the list by Reporters Without Borders, which cited "a climate of mistrust towards journalists ......

 2021-04-20 16:32 

Japan Times

Hong Kong is giving itself another identity crisis...

In general, transparency is the friend of honesty, accountability and good governance. As in the political realm, Hong Kong is marching in the opposite direction...

 2021-04-20 16:13 

Japan Times

Philippines' Duterte prepared to deploy navy over South China Sea claim...

The mercurial leader's remarks come after hundreds of Chinese vessels were detected at a disputed reef in the waterway last month....

 2021-04-20 16:06 

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China censors article by former premier amid tightening internet controls...

It was unclear what prompted the act of censorship against a senior member of the ruling Communist Party....

 2021-04-20 15:54 

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Hard-working Yuta Watanabe draws praise from Toronto media...

The guard/forward's efforts this season have been rewarded after the Raptors signed him to a general NBA contract....

 2021-04-20 15:35 

Japan Times

Japan demands release of journalist held in Myanmar...

Yuki Kitazumi, 45, was taken from his home in Myanmar's largest city Yangon on Sunday....

 2021-04-20 15:09 

Japan Times

Home appliance shipments hit 24-yr high amid pandemic in Japan...

The figure for the 2020 fiscal year was boosted partly by robust demand for air cleaners as people stayed at home....

 2021-04-20 15:04 

Japan Times

'Lost paradise' as Mediterranean edges ever closer to home...

By 2050, more than a billion people will be living in coastal regions that are particularly vulnerable to floods or extreme weather events....

 2021-04-20 14:16 

Japan Times

Chinese military seen behind Japan cyberattacks...

A hacker group linked to the PLA conducted attacks on nearly 200 companies and research institutes in Japan, including the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency....

 2021-04-20 13:54 

Japan Times

ASEAN calls summit on Myanmar crisis as EU imposes sanctions...

The meeting is due to take place in Jakarta on Saturday under strict health and security protocols....

 2021-04-20 13:52 

Japan Times

Xi challenges U.S. global leadership at event billed as China's Davos...

"What we need in today's world is justice, not hegemony," the Chinese president said at the conference, attended by global leaders via video link....

 2021-04-20 13:26 

Japan Times

Osaka and Tokyo seeking fresh virus emergency declarations as cases spike...

Osaka's request comes as Tokyo weighs asking the central government for a similar declaration later this week as it grapples with a rise in variant ......

 2021-04-20 13:15 

Japan Times

'Self-serving' Super League opens unprecedented conflict across European soccer...

Sunday's announcement of a breakaway competition featuring as many as 20 elite clubs has resulted in international uproar....

 2021-04-20 12:17 

Japan Times

Golf officials approve return of fans at U.S. Open events...

The United States Golf Association said Monday that a limited number of spectators will be allowed at the men's and women's U.S. Open championships taking ......

 2021-04-20 12:15 

Japan Times

SoftBank's $120 million Norway deal taps value of high-cost labor...

The Asian giant's investment model in the Nordics suggests a cheap workforce isn't the competitive parameter it once was....

 2021-04-20 12:13 

Japan Times

Former Washington quarterback Alex Smith retires from NFL...

Veteran quarterback Alex Smith announced his retirement from the NFL on Monday, bringing the curtain down on a 16-year career that saw him battle back ......

 2021-04-20 11:57 

Japan Times

Belgium to vaccinate Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls...

Around 225 Belgian athletes wanting to participate in this summer's Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games will be given COVID-19 vaccines in the coming days, health ......

 2021-04-20 11:51 

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For South Korea's youngest 'sea women,' warming seas mean smaller catches...

Every year the waters are a little less icy — warming as much as 2.6 times more than the world average — changing the undersea ......

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