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BUSINESS
Feb 19, 2020
Canada passenger trains to run again but pipeline protests block freight
Passenger operator VIA Rail Canada said on Tuesday it would soon resume partial services between Quebec City and Ottawa while the government sought to end anti-pipeline protests that are blocking rail freight in eastern Canada.
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JAPAN / Politics
May 9, 2019
Japan supports Taiwan's bid to attend World Health Assembly in move that could anger China
Foreign Minister Taro Kono expressed support on Wednesday for Taiwan's participation in the World Health Assembly in a move that could anger China.
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JAPAN
Mar 24, 2019
WAW/W20 talks close with a call for men to be more involved in women's issues
Key to empowering women is changing people's mindsets and involving men in dealing more with women's issues, participants at the joint World Assembly for Women and Women 20 summit hear.
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JAPAN / Politics
Dec 6, 2018
U.N. adopts Japan's anti-nuke resolution but U.S. abstains
The U.N. General Assembly endorsed a Japanese anti-nuclear resolution by a wide margin on Wednesday, but the United States abstained in a shift of position from the previous year.
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WORLD / Politics
Sep 19, 2018
Maduro says he may not attend U.N. assembly because he is being targeted for assassination
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he was evaluating whether he would attend this week's United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, citing concerns about his safety.
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MORE SPORTS
May 24, 2018
Father of injured college QB rips coaches
Kwansei Gakuin player's parent angrily denounced Masato Uchida and Tsutomu Inoue on Thursday after they denied ordering the illegal hit and blamed it on a miscommunication.
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JAPAN
Mar 12, 2018
Kumamoto assembly bans nonmembers in response to November baby disruption
The Kumamoto Municipal Assembly on Monday approved a proposal to restrict the entry of nonmembers into the assembly hall after a member caused a stir by bringing her baby to one of the sessions.
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JAPAN / Politics
Nov 15, 2017
Koike's latest dramatic exit expected to damage her reputation and Kibo no To further
Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike's sudden announcement Tuesday that she is resigning as Kibo no To's president shocked party members and drew strong criticism from the public.
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JAPAN / Politics
Oct 4, 2017
Two Tomin First members quit over Yuriko Koike's leadership style
Two founding members of Tomin First no Kai (Tokyoites First), a regional party effectively led by Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike, plan to abandon the party on Thursday citing frustrations over the closed nature of top management, sources said.
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WORLD / Politics
Aug 1, 2017
Defiant Venezuelan President Maduro mocks Trump after U.S. extends sanctions
A defiant Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro mocked the sanctions Washington slapped on him Monday, after Sunday's election of a new legislative super-body that prompted the White House to call him a dictator for "seizing absolute power."
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WORLD / Politics
Jul 31, 2017
Voters snub Maduro assembly as Venezuela protests turn deadly
Deadly protests rocked Venezuela on Sunday as voters broadly boycotted an election for a constitutional superbody that unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro vowed would begin a "new era of combat" in the crisis-stricken nation.
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WORLD / Politics
Jul 19, 2017
Defying Trump's 'brutal interventionist' threat, Maduro to press ahead with Constituent Assembly
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government on Tuesday vowed to proceed with plans for a controversial new congress despite what it called a "brutal interventionist" threat of U.S. economic sanctions.
EDITORIALS
Jul 3, 2017
LDP's historic loss in Tokyo race
Although Abe does not need to hold a general election at least through December 2018, the impact of Sunday's race should not be discounted.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 3, 2017
Why Koike matters to Abenomics
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should take the hint delivered by the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election, roll up his sleeves and reclaim the mantle of economic progress.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jul 2, 2017
Koike's camp clobbers Abe's LDP in historic Tokyo assembly election
Gov. Yuriko Koike's upstart Tomin First party scored a sweeping victory Sunday in the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election, dethroning the Liberal Democratic Party and damaging Shinzo Abe's prospects for winning another term as prime minister.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jul 2, 2017
Despite vague platform, Tomin First outshining status quo in Tokyo
Many voters queried about the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election Sunday said they cast ballots for Tomin First no Kai (Tokyoites First), the upstart party led by Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike, because they did not want the scandal-plagued Liberal Democratic Party to take control of the legislature.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 1, 2017
Tokyo ordinance targeting 'JK' dating services takes effect
An ordinance to stop shady dating services from hiring teenagers under 18 takes force in the capital to help crack down on underage sex.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jun 30, 2017
Inada apologizes for and retracts LDP election plug but refuses to resign
Defense chief Tomomi Inada ducks requests to explain the public “misunderstanding” she fears her clearly worded but unethical lobbying for the LDP may have caused.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jun 28, 2017
Defense minister draws flak for implying SDF support of LDP candidate in Tokyo assembly poll
Defense Minister Tomomi Inada fended off calls for her resignation Wednesday after she suggested the Self-Defense Forces backed a Liberal Democratic Party candidate in the upcoming Tokyo assembly election.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jun 25, 2017
LDP trailing Koike's Tomin First no Kai in Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly race, poll shows
Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike's new political party is leading the race for the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election, followed closely by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, a poll showed Sunday.

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