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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 10, 2023
Shizuoka prosecutors to push for guilty verdict in Hakamata retrial
Prosecutors have said they plan to argue that the March retrial decision by the Tokyo High Court was “groundless.”
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BUSINESS
Jul 10, 2023
BOJ highlights broadening wage and price hikes in report on regional Japan
In a quarterly report, the central bank also said some firms were considering raising the prices of their goods and services to guard against the prospect of rising labor costs.
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BUSINESS
Jul 10, 2023
Japan's May current account surplus doubles to ¥1.86 trillion
Exports, a key driver of the Japanese economy, marked their first year-on-year drop in 27 months amid fewer shipments to China and concern about slowing global economic growth.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 9, 2023
Little progress on laws over gun-making sites a year after Abe's death
Japan has made little progress in regulating online videos and websites showing how to make guns and explosives a year after the assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Japan Times
Books / Reviews
Jul 9, 2023
Today’s regional tensions all come down to that ‘other great game’
Sheila Miyoshi Jager demonstrates in her ambitious and wide-ranging new book that the tensions that developed from the second half of the 19th century reverberate in Asia to this day.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 8, 2023
Prosecutors to seek conviction at retrial of Iwao Hakamata over 1966 murder
The move comes despite the prosecutors' decision not to appeal a high court order in March that granted a retrial, laying the ground for his exoneration.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 8, 2023
World Heritage temple in Nara vandalized by visiting Canadian teen
The 17-year-old tourist carved letters into a wooden pillar at Nara Prefecture's eighth-century Toshodaiji Temple, a World Heritage site.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 8, 2023
Man told police before school truck attack there was 'something wrong with him'
The suspect visited a police station on the day of the attack and made similar claims by phone earlier, but officers determined there was no need to take him into custody.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 7, 2023
Remembering a man who transformed his country
Shinzo Abe's policies have had far-reaching consequences for Japan’s economy, society and international relations — and his legacy will be debated and analyzed for years to come.
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BUSINESS
Jul 7, 2023
Bank of Japan deputy chief doesn't anticipate rate hikes in near future
The deputy also said 'rapid and one-sided' yen weakening is not desirable and the BOJ will coordinate closely with the government, adding to recent warnings by Japanese authorities.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 7, 2023
Japan's wage growth doubles estimates, feeding BOJ speculation
Nominal cash earnings for Japan’s workers rose 2.5% in May from the previous year, the labor ministry reported Friday.
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JAPAN
Jul 7, 2023
Truck hits students at elementary school in northern Japan, injuring four
Police arrested Akihito Onodera, the 34-year-old suspected driver who lives nearby the scene, on suspicion of attempted murder.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / EXPLAINER
Jul 6, 2023
One year on, where do things stand with the man accused of killing Abe?
The former prime ministers death shook the nation to its core, and the man suspected of killing him is currently in detention awaiting trial.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 6, 2023
Bridge girder falls at construction site in Shizuoka, killing two workers
Seven people were taken to the hospital after the incident, which occurred at around 3:10 a.m. during work on a multilevel bypass in the city.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Jul 6, 2023
Ahead of a new Studio Ghibli film, critics are asking, 'How will we live without Hayao Miyazaki?'
The creative force behind Japanese animation has teased retirement before, but owing to his age and pace of output, we may finally be seeing the final Studio Ghibli film next week.
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JAPAN / FOCUS
Jul 5, 2023
Here's why Pokemon cards are becoming a target of burglaries in Japan
Rare cards can now be traded for more than ¥100 million, and shops carrying them have become the target of burglaries.
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JAPAN
Jul 5, 2023
Efforts to boost election campaign security span Japan's political divides
A year after former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was fatally shot during a stump speech, ruling and opposition parties are still trying to find the best way to ensure safety while campaigning.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 5, 2023
The Land of the Rising Sun rises much too early
Hours of productive daylight are largely wasted in Tokyo where the summer dawn breaks before 5 a.m. It’s time to figure out a better system.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 5, 2023
Former Tokyo Olympics executive Yasuo Mori admits to bid-rigging charges
Six firms, including Dentsu Group and Hakuhodo, as well as Mori and six other individuals were indicted, with the 56-year-old seen as playing a leading role in arranging the bid rigging.
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BUSINESS
Jul 5, 2023
Japanese firms offer biggest pay hikes in 30 years as wage growth broadens
A total of 5,272 unions affiliated with Rengo showed an average pay hike of 3.58%, or ¥10,560 per month, the biggest increase since the 3.9% seen in 1993.

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