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  • Japan Challenges China With Submarine Exercise

    Japan sent a submarine to join three destroyers in an exercise in anti-submarine warfare in the South China Sea, strengthening the resistance by U.S. allies to China’s military expansion.

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  • BOJ Policy Makers Clash Over Banks’ Complaints

    Debate over whether to take banks’ complaints about low interest rates seriously is likely to be at the center of Bank of Japan policy meetings, including one next week.

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  • Powerful Quake Hits Northern Japanese Island of Hokkaido

    A strong earthquake hit rural northern Japan, triggering a landslide that buried part of a village and closed a second major airport, after a typhoon shut down another one in the west of the country earlier this week.

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  • Japan Executes Six More Members of Doomsday Cult

    Japan executed the remaining six death-row inmates involved in a doomsday cult that spread nerve gas on the Tokyo subway in 1995, ending the main legal process for an episode that traumatized the nation for years.

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  • Japan Legalizes Casino Gambling

    Japan legalized casino gambling and cleared the way for three casino resorts, giving companies such as Las Vegas Sands and MGM Resorts International their first chance to open in the country.

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  • Japan Flooding, Mudslides Kill More Than a Hundred People

    More than 100 people have died and scores are missing in western Japan as record rainfall in recent days triggered landslides and floods that severed power lines and roads, and brought activity to a halt in parts of a manufacturing region.

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  • Sexual-Harassment Probe Shakes Japan as Abe’s Power Weakens

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, reeling from record-low polls, suffered a new setback on the eve of a trip to the U.S., with the Finance Ministry opening an investigation into sexual-harassment allegations against a top official.

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  • Japan Shakes Up Army to Tackle Rising Threats

    Seeing threats such as China’s challenge to its southern islands, Japan opened a central command station to control its five regional armies—unifying the country’s ground forces for the first time since World War II.

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  • Japan Seeks to Answer China With an Aircraft Carrier

    Japan’s ruling party called for the nation to develop its own aircraft carrier and buy American F-35B fighter jets, continuing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s defense buildup against what he describes as Chinese aggression.

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