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Aug 26, 2018

A voyage into the future

The prospect of a northern route is tantalizing: It is seen as an alternative to travel through the Suez Canal and estimated to cut transport times from Europe to Asia by as much as two weeks.

Japan and Australia agree to sidestep conflict over whaling

Aug 4, 2018

Japan and Australia agree to sidestep conflict over whaling

Japan and Australia agreed Friday to make efforts to prevent their whaling dispute from hurting bilateral relations, a government official said. During talks in Singapore, Foreign Minister Taro Kono briefed his Australian counterpart Julie Bishop about Japan's proposal to restructure the International Whaling Commission to ...