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JAPAN
Apr 13, 2023
NGO collective urges Kishida to hold substantial nuclear debate at G7 summit
The group, made up of NGOs from 72 countries, also urged G7 leaders to meet with atomic-bomb survivors in Hiroshima and include condemnation of nuclear threats in the final communique.
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JAPAN
Apr 12, 2023
G7 top diplomats to put pressure on Russia and China at Japan meeting
Foreign ministers are likely to criticize Moscow's nuclear saber-rattling and demand that Russia pull its troops from a Ukrainian nuclear power plant it seized during the war.
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JAPAN
Apr 7, 2023
Biden unlikely to visit Nagasaki during Japan trip for G7, sources say
Scheduling conflicts have made it unlikely that Biden will visit the atomic bomb-hit city, disappointing citizens who hoped for his trip.
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BUSINESS / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
Apr 3, 2023
Aiming for zero waste, Hiroshima firms gear up for plastic recycling drive
A number of companies based in the prefecture are either developing their own recycling techniques or contributing to wider efforts to improve local environmental standards.
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JAPAN
Apr 3, 2023
Japan to start hosting ministerial meetings in run-up to G7 summit
A total of 15 in-person ministerial gatherings are scheduled across Japan throughout this year.
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JAPAN
Mar 30, 2023
Going overboard: The flap over Volodymyr Zelenskyy's wooden paddle gift explained
Only months after the prime minister's son caused a stir over a shopping spree, Kishida is now under fire again for two more minor blunders.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / NPB Preview
Mar 30, 2023
Central League rivals hoping to prevent Swallows three-peat in 2023
Hanshin’s pitching staff has turned run prevention into an art. If the hurlers get more help from the batters, Hanshin can win the pennant.
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JAPAN / Politics
Mar 26, 2023
Mayoral races in six major Japanese cities officially kick off
The mayoral elections, part of the first round of unified local polls next month, are set for April 9.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 24, 2023
Court rejects residents' call to halt Ehime Prefecture nuclear reactor
A High Court rejected local residents' call to halt the operation of an idled Shikoku Electric Power nuclear reactor in Ehime Prefecture.
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JAPAN
Mar 21, 2023
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art reopens after renovations
The building is now equipped with barrier-free bathrooms and nursing rooms to make the museum more accessible.
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SOCCER / J. League
Mar 19, 2023
Tsukasa Shiotani strike sends Sanfrecce past winless Reysol
In the day's other game, Yuya Yamagishi scored two fine goals deep into the nine minutes of stoppage time as Avispa Fukuoka grabbed a dramatic home win over Shonan Bellmare.
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JAPAN
Mar 5, 2023
G7 leaders should vow 'no first use' of nuclear weapons, ex-mayor of Hiroshima says
Japan, as host of the G7 summit, can lead efforts to pressure Putin to not use nuclear weapons in his war on Ukraine, but G7 members should 'aim higher,' Tadatoshi Akiba said.
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JAPAN
Mar 5, 2023
'Barefoot Gen' manga removal from Hiroshima program sparks backlash
The manga, which centers on the life of elementary schooler Gen, is based in part on the experiences of its late creator Keiji Nakazawa.
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JAPAN
Mar 5, 2023
International-themed okonomiyaki dishes designed to tempt G7 leaders
The summit provides a 'huge opportunity' for Hiroshima to share its culinary culture to the world, with local groups hoping visitors take the recipes home with them.
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JAPAN
Mar 3, 2023
Student, 13, slashes classmate with a knife at Hiroshima school
The attack took place two days after a 17-year-old high school student was arrested on suspicion of stabbing a teacher at a junior high school in Toda, Saitama Prefecture.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
Feb 27, 2023
‘Made in Japan’ jeans from Okayama still evolving, 50 years on
Fully domestic-made jeans were first manufactured in Okayama Prefecture to imitate American clothing, but have developed into unique, luxury products that sell at high prices.
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JAPAN
Feb 17, 2023
Paper cranes by A-bomb victim Sadako Sasaki eyed for UNESCO heritage list
Yuji Sasaki, a 52-year-old nephew of Sadako Sasaki, said he hopes to apply next year to have the cranes included on UNESCO's Memory of the World Register.
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SOCCER / J. League
Feb 15, 2023
J. League's 30th season brings legacy and future into focus
The 2023 campaign will be a chance for Japanese soccer officials to celebrate three decades of growth as they chart a course for the league going forward.
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JAPAN
Feb 15, 2023
Hiroshima and Nagasaki push for nuclear war focus at G7 summit
The two cities' mayors met with U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel earlier in the day and requested that U.S. President Joe Biden visit Nagasaki.
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JAPAN / Society
Feb 7, 2023
Court rejects damages suit by children of Hiroshima atomic bomb survivors
The ruling came after the Nagasaki District Court dismissed last December a similar suit filed by a group of children of Nagasaki atomic bomb survivors.

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