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News Japan: Japan PM nominated Trump for Nobel after US request: report

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/japan-pm-nominated-trump-nobel-us-request-report-091018359.html
Publicated on: Saturday 16 February 2019

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize last autumn after being requested to do so by Washington, a Japanese newspaper reported Sunday. Washingt...

News Japan: Japan to recognise indigenous Ainu people for first time

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/japan-recognise-indigenous-ainu-people-first-time-042119136.html
Publicated on: hursday 14 February 2019

Japan's government introduced a bill Friday to recognise the country's ethnic Ainu minority as an "indigenous" people for the first time, after decades of discrimination against the group. The Ainu pe...

News Japan: Japan's GDP rebounds from quake, floods but trade war hangs over 2019

News source: https://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/japan-fourth-quarter-gdp-rebounds-trade-frictions-remain-010914312--finance.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 13 February 2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economy bounced back in the fourth quarter as business and consumer spending recovered from the impact of natural disasters but trade frictions and a proposed sales tax hike ...

News Japan: Japan, Nigeria Sign N25.6 Million Farmcraft For The Blind

News source: https://leadership.ng/2019/02/17/japan-nigeria-sign-n25-6-million-farmcraft-for-the-blind/
Publicated on: Saturday 16 February 2019

Japan has signed a grant contract agreement worth N25.6 million (US$84,092) for the renovation and provision of equipment at the Nigerian Farmcraft Centre for the Blind. The centre, located in ...

News Japan: Japan economy rebounds in Q4 but trade frictions remain a concern

News source: https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/government-economy/japan-economy-rebounds-in-q4-but-trade-frictions-remain-a-concern
Publicated on: hursday 14 February 2019

The data also showed real exports rose 0.9 per cent in October-December from the previous quarter, which was the fastest gain in a year. SEE ALSO: China's consumption growth likely to slow further in ...

News Japan: Head of Japan bank lobby urges review of BOJ policy framework

News source: https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/banking-finance/head-of-japan-bank-lobby-urges-review-of-boj-policy-framework
Publicated on: hursday 14 February 2019

One idea could be to replace the BOJ's 2 per cent inflation target with a target range on desirable price growth, which would enhance flexibility on monetary policy, Mr Fujiwara said. SEE ALSO: BOJ's ...

News Japan: Ex-Japan defence minister Tomomi Inada fighting for LGBT rights in Japan

News source: https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/ex-japan-defence-minister-tomomi-inada-fighting-for-lgbt-rights-in-japan
Publicated on: hursday 14 February 2019

TOKYO (BLOOMBERG) - Tomomi Inada isn't trying to get Japan to legalise same-sex marriage or ban discrimination against gay citizens. The conservative lawmaker just wants to "promote understanding" of ...

News Japan: Japan PM Abe nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on US request: Asahi

News source: https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/japans-pm-nominated-trump-for-nobel-peace-prize-on-us-request-asahi
Publicated on: Saturday 16 February 2019

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize last autumn after receiving a request from the United States government to do so, the As...

News Japan: Japan’s Unionway Go Nuts! Long Beach Dub Allstars, TSOL, Black Flag, No Fun At All!

News source: https://uniteasia.org/japans-unionway-go-nuts-long-beach-dub-allstars-tsol-black-flag-no-fun/
Publicated on: Sunday 17 February 2019

HOLY SHIT! Unionway Japan have gone above and beyond the call of duty this year for punk/hardcore fans in Japan! Look at the schedule that they’ve released above featuring tours for Long Beach Dub All...

News Japan: 4 Reasons You Should Have A Powder Guide In Niseko, Japan

News source: https://snowbrains.com/4-reasons-you-should-have-a-powder-guide-in-niseko-japan/
Publicated on: Saturday 16 February 2019

Somebody has to shred all the powder in Niseko, Japan. Image: Niseko United Niseko, Japan averages nearly 50 FEET (15 meters) of snow every year, making it the most reliable ski destination for those ...

News Japan: Western Japan has it all

News source: https://www.tnp.sg/lifestyle/travel/western-japan-has-it-all
Publicated on: hursday 14 February 2019

A blend of nature, history and good food pushed the prefectures of Yamaguchi and Hiroshima high up on my travel list, alongside more popular hot spots like Tokyo, and I managed to check off those dest...

News Japan: Handcycling Across Japan for the Mental Health Care of the Surviving Children of Tohoku

News source: https://www.einpresswire.com/article/476657636/handcycling-across-japan-for-the-mental-health-care-of-the-surviving-children-of-tohoku
Publicated on: Saturday 16 February 2019

Josh Shinton Charity Adventurer Nationwide Japan Hand-Cycling Challenge to Fundraise to Provide Mental Health Care for the Earthquake Tsunami Surviving Children TOKYO, JAPAN, February 17, 2019 /EINPre...