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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
Jun 26, 2023
Hiroshima parents attending matchmaking events on behalf of their children
Adult offspring are putting up little resistance to their parents efforts to see them paired off.
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JAPAN
Jun 23, 2023
Hiroshima and Pearl Harbor parks reach deal on sister ties
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and the Pearl Harbor National Memorial will wrap up a sister park agreement soon in a bid to preserve the memory of World War II.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 18, 2023
Former Hiroshima Carp ace Manabu Kitabeppu dies at 65
Kitabeppu secured double-digit wins for 11 consecutive seasons from 1978 thanks to his outstanding control, helping the team clinch back-to-back Japan Series titles in 1979 and 1980.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 11, 2023
Koki Yamaguchi hits grand slam and Roki Sasaki fans 10 in Marines' win
Sasaki (5-1) struck out 10 in seven innings, allowing two runs on five hits and walking one at Zozo Marine Stadium in Chiba
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COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jun 1, 2023
Taking inspiration from Hiroshima to reconstruct the global nuclear order
The recent G7 summit showed that nuclear nations are having to reassess their approach to weapons in light of Russia's threats regarding Ukraine.
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JAPAN / Politics / ANALYSIS
May 29, 2023
As snap election rumors grow in Japan, here's how one could play out
Political pundits have been contemplating multiple scenarios, ranging from a summertime ballot to an election during parliament's session in the fall.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
May 23, 2023
The Hiroshima summit will affect global politics for years to come
The Hiroshima summit was a historic and consequential event that reaffirmed Japan’s leadership role in the world.
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JAPAN
May 22, 2023
G7 leaders given replicas of paper crane made by A-bomb victim
The souvenirs are based on a paper crane that sat beside Sadako Sasaki's deathbed. She died from her illness at the age of 12.
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BUSINESS / Companies / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
May 22, 2023
Hiroshima firms attract new workers and nurture young talent
Securing human resources is a regional challenge, but some companies have devised clever ways to lure young workers.
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JAPAN
May 22, 2023
India and seven other G7 guest nations' heads visit Hiroshima A-bomb museum
Leaders from India and seven other nations invited to the Group of Seven summit in Hiroshima on Sunday visited the city's peace museum.
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JAPAN
May 21, 2023
Zelenskyy schedules a news conference, and a reporter’s day is turned upside down
A Japan Times reporter was supposed to help write a story on a trilateral meeting between Japan, the U.S. and South Korea. But the Ukrainian president's schedule changed everything.
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JAPAN
May 21, 2023
Hiroshima's savory pancake wins new fan in British prime minister
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak told reporters he particularly enjoyed eating 'okonomiyaki' during his visit to Hiroshima.
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JAPAN
May 21, 2023
A-bomb survivors angry at G7 summit for upholding nuclear deterrence
Atomic bomb survivor and campaigner Setsuko Thurlow branded the Group of Seven nations' summit in Hiroshima a 'huge failure.'
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JAPAN / Politics
May 21, 2023
At Hiroshima G7, Zelenskyy rallies support for defense of Ukraine
The Group of Seven summit wrapped up with the Ukrainian leader making his case for further support in repelling Russia's invasion.
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JAPAN / ANALYSIS
May 21, 2023
Can Kishida’s diplomatic success translate to domestic gains?
The fanfare surrounding Kishida's closing remarks at the G7 summit masked a meeting that was meager on substance as he looks to pivot to domestic issues.
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JAPAN
May 21, 2023
Embrace of LNG by G7 a setback for climate goals, experts warn
One expert put the blame on Japan, particularly for what she called a lack of a sense of urgency about the climate crisis on the part of the Japanese government.
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WORLD
May 21, 2023
Jeddah, sleep and a French plane: How Zelenskyy reached Japan's G7
According to French officials, the idea of bringing the Ukrainian leader to the G7 had been in the works for several weeks.
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BUSINESS
May 21, 2023
G7 aims to beef up collaboration for AI governance
The G7 nations will start an initiative — dubbed the Hiroshima AI process — this year to facilitate discussions as concern grows over chatbots and other tools.
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SOCCER / J. League
May 21, 2023
Kasper Junker double hands Grampus comeback win over Sanfrecce
Grampus is four points behind leader Vissel Kobe after it was held 1-1 away to struggling Kashiwa Reysol.
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JAPAN / Politics / ANALYSIS
May 21, 2023
‘Quad’ urges Indo-Pacific ‘free of coercion’ as it unveils new measures
Leaders of the bloc revealed a raft of fresh initiatives but also took a veiled swipe at China in their truncated summit on the sidelines of the G7 meeting in Hiroshima.

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