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UK JAPAN RELATIONS

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JAPAN
Jun 21, 2023
Russia's State Duma declares Sept. 3 as a day of victory over Japan
A group of deputies introduced the bill in response to what they called Japan's 'unfriendly' actions after Tokyo imposed sanctions on Russia.
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JAPAN
Jun 20, 2023
Emperor Naruhito offers flowers at Indonesian military cemetery
The emperor expressed his hope that his visit would spark greater engagement between Japanese and Indonesians.
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JAPAN
Jun 19, 2023
Japan agrees to set up reconstruction liaison system with Ukraine
At the request of Ukraine, Tokyo intends to provide Kyiv with advice and knowledge to be used in rebuilding devastated regions.
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ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Jun 18, 2023
Hong Kong student indicted over social media posts made from Japan
The case adds to fears over a sweeping national security law that is being deployed beyond Hong Kong's borders.
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JAPAN
Jun 17, 2023
Japan emperor and empress arrive in Indonesia for first goodwill visit
Their stay through Friday includes a luncheon with President Joko Widodo and a visit to a cemetery honoring Indonesian independence fighters.
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BUSINESS
Jun 17, 2023
Japan not on U.S. currency watch list for first time since 2016
In its biannual report to Congress, the U.S. Treasury Department placed seven economies on its 'monitoring list' — China, Germany, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland and Taiwan.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jun 17, 2023
Japan, U.S. and Philippine national security chiefs hold first meeting
The senior officials are looking to expand cooperation in the face of China's military threats in the East and South China Seas.
JAPAN
Jun 16, 2023
Head of Chinese consulate in Osaka stirs controversy after derogatory LGBTQ tweet
Xue Jian tweeted in Japanese on Wednesday, 'I don't mean to discriminate against sexual minorities, but tampering with gender is a deformity, not the evolution of human civilization.'
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 16, 2023
Researcher at Japan institute denies leaking secrets to Chinese firm
Quan Hengdao, 59, sent an email containing data on fluorine compounds to the Chinese firm but said the contents 'did not constitute trade secrets,' according to investigative sources.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 15, 2023
Chinese man arrested in Japan over alleged tech leak.
The 59-year-old man, who worked at a Japanese research institute, has been held on suspicion of violating unfair competition laws, a police spokesman said. 
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BUSINESS / Economy
Jun 15, 2023
Japan and South Korea to revive currency swap pact
The two sides will seek to agree on such a pact at a meeting between their finance ministers to be held in Tokyo on June 29, sources have said.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 15, 2023
Japanese food firms take aim at U.S. market again
In a bid to boost earnings, companies are more actively opening new stores and engaging in business negotiations in the United States.
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ASIA PACIFIC / ANALYSIS
Jun 14, 2023
Beijing uses its more militarized coast guard like a navy
Beijing’s patrol vessels often resemble warships, and now other nations are trying to compete with tougher coast guards of their own.
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JAPAN
Jun 14, 2023
South Korea begins public briefings to address concern over Fukushima water
The plan to release the treated water has met strong opposition from local fishermen, as well as South Korea and some other neighbors.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Jun 12, 2023
Fukushima looks to send students abroad again as pandemic wanes
A trip to the U.K. is on the cards for a group of students who will get to attend classes at British universities.
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JAPAN
Jun 10, 2023
Kishida hopes for change in North Korea's stance toward dialogue
Kishida has recently reiterated his determination to resume talks with North Korea to resolve Pyongyang's abductions of Japanese citizens decades ago.
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BUSINESS
Jun 10, 2023
U.S. and allies condemn economic coercion with attention on China
The U.S. and five major allies, including Japan, condemned economic coercion and nonmarket policies regarding trade and investment in a joint declaration.
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JAPAN
Jun 10, 2023
Japan, U.S. and Philippines eye first national security advisers' talks
The gathering would highlight a commitment to strengthening deterrence against China's growing maritime assertiveness in the East and South China seas, including the Taiwan Strait.
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BUSINESS
Jun 9, 2023
Japan and South Korea may discuss currency swap deal but caution lingers
The currency swap could be on the agenda at a bilateral finance dialogue that is expected to be held in Tokyo later this month.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jun 9, 2023
Kishida vows $5 million in support after Ukraine dam breach
Kishida and Zelenskyy held a telephone conversation days after tens of thousands of residents were forced to evacuate following flooding triggered by the destruction of the dam.

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