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MOON

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 1, 2021
Honda sees its future in air taxis, rockets and moon robots
With its '2030 Vision,” the automaker is betting big on how people will work, travel and spend leisure time in the future.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Sep 30, 2021
South Korea's ruling party retreats on 'fake news' law after backlash
Opposition politicians, human rights activists and both conservative and liberal leaning media organizations said the amendments would shield those in power from legitimate scrutiny.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Sep 26, 2021
Kim’s sister warms to peace proposal and says Koreas' hostilities must end
Kim Yo Jong, the influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, reached out to South Korea for the second time in as many days
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Aug 31, 2021
Don’t let politicians off the hook: Their choices determine Japan-South Korea relations
Many like to blame structural factors for the troubled ROK-Japan relationship. The focus should be on those who weaponize foreign policy to serve domestic political interests.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 25, 2021
South Korea's youth debt binge shows no sign of slowing as rate hike looms
A debt binge by young Koreans concerns the country's central bank, which may soon deliver its first interest rate rise in three years.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 15, 2021
South Korea and U.S. to begin joint military drills despite North's rebuke
Joint military drills were scaled back in recent years to facilitate talks aimed at persuading Pyongyang to dismantle its nuclear and missile programs in return for U.S. sanctions relief.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 15, 2021
Japan and South Korea tensions flare on war-end anniversary
Visits to Yasukuni Shrine by sitting members of the Cabinet are typically seen as crossing a diplomatic red line among victims of Japan's wartime aggression in South Korea and China.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 14, 2021
South Korea marks 30 years since first public testimony by former 'comfort woman'
The comfort women issue remains a source of tension between South Korea and Japan, which ruled the Korean Peninsula from 1910 until it was defeated in World War II in 1945.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 13, 2021
Startups from Japan and Israel to team up to make oxygen on moon
The potential technology could make possible long-term lunar missions independent of Earth in the future.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 11, 2021
Japan research group to explore sustainable food source for lunar missions
The public-private endeavor is meant to encourage the private sector to enter the space business, sources have said.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 4, 2021
Kim Jong Un’s head bandage is added to list of health mysteries
Images of the North Korean leader at events in late July showed a bandage and later a dark greenish spot on the back of his head.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 3, 2021
North Korea wants sanctions eased to restart talks with U.S., Seoul says
Pyongyang wants sanctions banning its metal exports and imports of refined fuel — as well as those on luxury goods — lifted before restarting talks, South Korean lawmakers said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 1, 2021
Japan's No. 2 diplomat in South Korea ordered home for improper remark
Hirohisa Soma has been serving as the deputy chief of mission at the Japanese Embassy in Seoul since July 2019.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jul 28, 2021
North and South Korea in talks over summit and reopening liaison office
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have been exploring ways to improve strained ties by exchanging multiple letters since April.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics / ANALYSIS
Jul 27, 2021
In surprise move, two Koreas restore communications and agree to improve ties
The unexpected agreement comes more than a year after Pyongyang blew up ties — and an inter-Korean building that had been symbolic of the relationship.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jul 22, 2021
Moon asks U.S. diplomat for efforts to resume talks with North Korea
The South Korean president and Wendy Sherman also exchanged views on how to deal with climate change and other global issues, vowing to continue cooperation, according to an official.
Japan Times
JAPAN / ANALYSIS
Jul 20, 2021
Moon’s Olympic absence points to protracted stalemate with Japan
Tokyo had been lukewarm on a visit, as it did not expect the South Korean president to propose solutions to festering grievances over historical, political and economic issues.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 19, 2021
South Korea’s Moon scraps plan to visit Tokyo for Olympics
Plans to hold the first in-person summit between the leaders of Japan and South Korea had hit a snag over a disparaging comment by a Japanese diplomat about the South Korean president.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Jul 17, 2021
Moon 'wobble' and climate change seen as driving coastal flooding in 2030s
U.S. coastlines will face increasing flooding in the mid-2030s thanks to a regular lunar cycle that will magnify rising sea levels caused by climate change, according to research led by NASA scientists.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 15, 2021
Japan will welcome South Korea's Moon for Olympics visit, ruling party says
South Korean lawmakers and members of Japan's counterpart group also discussed ways to cooperate for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics and improve bilateral relations.

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The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan