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Australia 'disappointed' by Japan's return to commercial whaling

National Jul 2, 2019

Australia 'disappointed' by Japan's return to commercial whaling

The Australian government voiced its concern Tuesday at Japan's return to commercial whaling following its departure from the International Whaling Commission at the end of June. Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne and Environment Minister Sussan Ley said in a joint statement that Canberra urges Japan ...

Japan and Vietnam to bolster monitoring of labor conditions

National / Politics Jul 2, 2019

Japan and Vietnam to bolster monitoring of labor conditions

Japan and Vietnam have agreed to tighten up the monitoring of labor conditions for Vietnamese as Tokyo opens the door to more foreign workers. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Vietnamese counterpart, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, affirmed during a meeting Monday they will maintain close cooperation ...

Facebook to ban 2020 U.S. census interference to allay worries

Business Jul 2, 2019

Facebook to ban 2020 U.S. census interference to allay worries

Facebook Inc. will ban content that misrepresents the 2020 U.S. census to suppress participation by minority communities, the latest step by the social media company to quell criticism from civil rights advocates. Facing accusations that it hasn't done enough to curb efforts aimed at discouraging ...

Editorials Jul 2, 2019

Trump's reality TV at the DMZ

While history was being made at the DMZ on Sunday, an old danger persists: Trump's hunger for a deal will result in the legitimation of North Korea's nuclear program.

Expectations make it tough on former No. 1 Naomi Osaka

Tennis Jul 2, 2019

Expectations make it tough on former No. 1 Naomi Osaka

by Joel Tansey

Facing break point at 2-2 in the second set, Naomi Osaka fired a flat, roughly 180 kph serve to Yulia Putintseva's backhand, seemingly handcuffing her tricky Kazakh opponent. Putintseva made an almost apologetic stab at the return that floated over the net and was called ...