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Japan calls on Asian Development Bank to reduce loans to China

Business May 4, 2019

Japan calls on Asian Development Bank to reduce loans to China

Finance Minister Taro Aso called on the Asian Development Bank on Saturday to scale back easy money to countries like China that have developed to the point of no longer needing financial aid. "ADB should hold substantive discussions on a concrete path toward graduation while ...

King Maha Vajiralongkorn crowned Rama X of Thailand

Asia Pacific May 4, 2019

King Maha Vajiralongkorn crowned Rama X of Thailand

King Maha Vajiralongkorn — Rama X of Thailand — was crowned Saturday in a dazzling show of pageantry, laced with Hindu and Buddhist ritual, vowing to reign "with righteousness" on behalf of the Thai people. Starting at the auspicious time of 10:09 a.m., the public ...

Trump and Putin discuss possible new nuclear accord, White House says

World May 4, 2019

Trump and Putin discuss possible new nuclear accord, White House says

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke for more than an hour on Friday, discussing the possibility of a new nuclear accord, North Korean denuclearization, Ukraine and the political situation in Venezuela, the White House said. "Had a long and very good ...

Phoenix victorious in return

More Sports / Football May 4, 2019

Phoenix victorious in return

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

Taisuke Miyagawa needs some more time to make his comeback, but the Nihon University Phoenix have returned to college football. Junior quarterback Taiki Hayashi threw a 72-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Junnosuke Kishizawa on the first play of a 42-0 rout of the Nippon ...