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UAE

WORLD
Nov 22, 2018
Iran says it can fire missiles that can reach U.S. bases and aircraft carriers 'if they make a move'
An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Wednesday that U.S. bases in Afghanistan, the UAE and Qatar, and U.S. aircraft carriers in the Gulf were within range of Iranian missiles, as tensions rise between Tehran and Washington.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 20, 2018
Saudi-led coalition captures large part of Yemen's Hodeida airport as fighting rages with entrenched Houthis: UAE
Arab coalition troops stormed the airport in Yemen's main port Hodeida on Tuesday and captured large areas of the compound in battles with Iran-aligned Houthis, a Yemeni military source, the UAE news agency and local residents said.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 16, 2018
Arab forces seize entrances to airport in Yemen's main port city
Forces from an alliance of Arab states seized two entrances to the airport in Yemen's main port city on Friday, in an offensive against the Iran-aligned Houthi movement that the United Nations fears could trigger a famine imperilling millions of lives.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
May 30, 2018
GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley cool to calling Trump Jr. for hearing over alleged lying
Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley said Donald Trump Jr.'s lawyers should be asked about possible discrepancies between his private testimony to the committee and press reports, but he didn't endorse a Democratic proposal to bring him in for a public hearing.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 22, 2018
Sony buys EMI Music Publishing in $1.9 billion deal to beef up music catalog
Sony announced it will acquire a majority stake in EMI, which holds rights to about 2.1 million songs, including from artists such as Pink and Kanye West.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
May 22, 2018
Donald Trump Jr. draws Robert Mueller's scrutiny anew over more foreign campaign contacts
Donald Trump Jr. stayed out of his father's Washington to run the family business, but he keeps getting drawn back into special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the 2016 presidential campaign
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 29, 2018
Abe departs on five-nation Mideast tour to focus on energy, regional peace
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday left for a five-day tour of the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Palestine and Israel, in a trip aimed at bolstering cooperation with the region over energy and the Middle East peace process.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / BLACK EYE
Apr 22, 2018
The hoops worth going through
The challenges of coaching basketball in Japan keep Samir St. Clair on a winning streak
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 17, 2018
Taro Kono's clean energy critique in UAE speech fuels talk of Abe succession
Criticism by a Cabinet minister of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's energy policies may say more about his own political prospects than it does about the country's debate over clean power.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 15, 2018
In rare dissent, Foreign Minister Taro Kono says Japan's energy policy 'lamentable' at conference on renewables
In a rare expression of dissent, Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Sunday criticized the government's energy policy as "lamentable" and pledged to promote renewable energy sources in line with global trends.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 27, 2017
Abe plans January UAE visit for talks on offshore oil rights extension
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to visit the United Arab Emirates in January to discuss the extension of Japanese firms' rights in offshore oil fields, a government source said Sunday.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Oct 13, 2017
UAE follows Qatar and Kuwait lead and terminates North Korea diplomatic mission
The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday it was ending the mission of North Korea's nonresident ambassador and terminating its own envoy's services in Pyongyang, the foreign ministry said in a statement carried by state news agency WAM.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 15, 2017
Houthi leader says Saudi oil tankers, UAE could be targeted if Yemen's Hodeidah port is attacked
Yemen's Houthi leader, Abdel-Malek al-Houthi, said on Thursday his group could target Saudi oil tankers should Saudi Arabia attack Yemen's main port at Hodeidah.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 3, 2017
U.S. lifts laptop carry-on ban on flights from Abu Dhabi, aboard Etihad aircraft
The United States on Sunday lifted a ban on laptops in cabins on flights from Abu Dhabi to the United States, saying the United Arab Emirates' Etihad Airways had put in place required tighter security measures.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 24, 2017
Japan, UAE reach broad agreement on investment pact
Japan and the United Arab Emirates agreed Monday to broaden economic ties as Tokyo eyes an extension in Japanese companies' rights in many of the Abu Dhabi oil fields prior to their expiration in 2018.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Sep 2, 2016
Honda slams referee after 'ghost goal' haunts Japan's loss to UAE
Japan forward Keisuke Honda once again issued a damning verdict on the standard of Asia's referees after the Samurai Blue were denied a seemingly legitimate goal in Thursday's 2-1 World Cup-qualifying loss to the United Arab Emirates.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jul 11, 2016
Three nations urge U.S.-bound travelers to be cautions, amid protests
Three countries have warned their citizens to stay on guard when visiting U.S. cities rocked by sometimes violent protests that erupted after a string of police shootings of black Americans.
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 7, 2016
Can the Dubai model inspire other Arab states?
The United Arab Emirates offer a path ahead based on globalization and compromise, which the region badly needs.
WORLD
May 4, 2015
Air Arabia jetliner diverted to UAE airbase after blast warning
An Air Arabia airliner flying from Kuwait to the United Arab Emirates was diverted to a UAE military airbase on Sunday after a passenger warned the plane was about to explode, the UAE state news agency WAM reported.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 28, 2015
Abu Dhabi taps Inpex to join $22 billion oil project
Inpex Corp. is joining Total SA to develop the main onshore oil deposits in the United Arab Emirates as Abu Dhabi picks new partners for a $22 billion effort to pump crude from its largest fields.

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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