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Beijing Slices Sushi over Disputed Islands

Beijing Slices Sushi over Disputed Islands

Last week, some 200 Chinese fishing boats were escorted by 13 coast guard vessels to waters just off Japanese-controlled islands claimed by both countries.

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Japan Charts More Independent Course to Improve Russian Relations

Japan Charts More Independent Course to Improve Russian Relations

Japan realizes, irrespective of U.S. wishes, that it needs better relations with Russia in order to more effectively balance China within the region.

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IMF Recommends Japan Triple Consumption Tax

IMF Recommends Japan Triple Consumption Tax

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Why is Suicide Rampant in Japan?

Why is Suicide Rampant in Japan?

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Noda Retracts Assurance to Cut Iranian Oil

Noda Retracts Assurance to Cut Iranian Oil

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Japan indicts Chinese fisherman in lastest string of Chinese-Japanese tensions

Japan indicts Chinese fisherman in lastest string of Chinese-Japanese tensions

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Japan Using Quake Budget for Whaling

Japan Using Quake Budget for Whaling

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3rd-party panel calls Olympus management ‘rotten’

3rd-party panel calls Olympus management ‘rotten’

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Year in Review

Year in Review

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Japan Concerned over Chinese Aircraft Carrier

Japan Concerned over Chinese Aircraft Carrier

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Japan to loan Iraq $750 million

Japan to loan Iraq $750 million

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TPP pact controversial in US and Japan

TPP pact controversial in US and Japan

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Japan to Welcome Thai Workers… For a Time

Japan to Welcome Thai Workers… For a Time

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More lessons from firing of Olympus CEO

More lessons from firing of Olympus CEO

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What does the firing of Olympus’ CEO teach us about Japan?

What does the firing of Olympus’ CEO teach us about Japan?

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