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Gold prices in Japan are hovering around a record high of ¥10,000 per gram — up around 18% since January.
BUSINESS / Markets
Sep 12, 2023
Gold bugs in Japan reaping rewards as yen weakness persists
Domestic prices for the precious metal are now hovering around a record high of ¥10,000 per gram — up around 18% since January.
Japan Times
Jun 24, 2023
What is Russia’s Wagner Group and why is it accused of mutiny?
Here’s what you need to know about the Wagner Group, its role in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and why its leader is accused of mutiny.
Japan Times
Jan 19, 2023
Carbon dioxide removal efforts lagging far behind what is needed, researchers say
To avoid the worst of a warming planet, engineered approaches that include sucking the emissions directly from the atmosphere must increase.
Japan Times
Jun 19, 2022
Solomons leader tells Australia his country will not host Chinese military base
The comments have helped to assuage concerns about Beijing's growing influence in the Pacific region.
Japan Times
Jun 7, 2022
Bumper wheat crop looming in Australia set to ease tight market
High prices and supportive seasonal conditions are prompting more sowing of wheat and canola, with planted area for wheat rising 1% and for canola expanding 12% to a record.
Japan Times
Oct 19, 2020
Getting vaccine doubters to roll up their sleeves won’t be easy
Fading trust in governments, political interference and the dash to create a shot in record time are sowing doubts.
Japan Times
Jul 18, 2020
How blind spots with Melbourne’s migrants sparked virus crisis
For months, Girmay Mengesha has been an unofficial translator and health adviser in the public-housing tower he shares with hundreds of migrants in Melbourne.


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