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Focus Tomoyuki Tachikawa Christmas has passed without any "gift" from North Korea, despite intensifying concern that it would launch an intercontinental ballistic missile on the most widely celebrated holiday in the United States. Behind Pyongyang's refraining from firing a longer-range missile on Christmas Day may be the ...
In another attempt by Beijing to show goodwill to Taiwan ahead of elections there on Jan. 11, China's largely rubber-stamp parliament on Saturday revised a law to simplify investment procedures for Taiwanese companies. China is Taiwan's favorite investment destination. Taiwanese companies have invested more than ...
Jan. 11-March 1 The architect Toemon Takenaka (1877-1965) was an independent contractor, entrepreneur and politician during the late Meiji Era (1868-1912) to early Showa Era (1926-1989). In 1899, he officially founded Takenaka Corporation, one of Japan's major contractors. His family, however, had been building shrines ...