Japan police send papers on teen for allegedly importing North Korean beer

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2019 07:20:27 +0000

Japan police send papers on teen for allegedly importing North Korean beer

Papers were filed with a prosecutors office against a 19-year-old man last Thursday for allegedly illegally importing a North Korean beer to Japan, according to police.

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Japanese whalers bring home 1st commercial catch in 31 years

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 00:57:30 +0000

Japanese whalers bring home 1st commercial catch in 31 years

TOKYO – Japanese whalers returned to port Monday with their first catch after resuming commercial whaling for the first time in 31 years, achieving the long-cherished goal of traditionalists that is seen as largely a lost cause amid slowing demand for the meat and changing views on conservation.

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Japan to restrict exports to South Korea, citing less trust

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 08:50:06 +0000

Japan to restrict exports to South Korea, citing less trust

Japan is imposing restrictions on exports to South Korea, citing a decline in “relations of international trust” between the Asian neighbors.

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Japan Will Explore New Avenues for Energy Self-Sufficiency

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0000

Japan’s government this June adopted a new energy white paper that suggests the country must rely on a larger share of nuclear and renewables to slash its carbon emissions and meet its target of a 26%

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Japan resumes commercial whaling, seen as face-saving end

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 03:10:18 +0000

Japan resumes commercial whaling, seen as face-saving end

Japan has resumed commercial whaling after 31 years, meeting a long-cherished goal of traditionalists that’s seen as a largely lost cause.

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Saudi crown prince feted at G20 despite criticism elsewhere

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 12:23:41 +0000

Saudi crown prince feted at G20 despite criticism elsewhere

For many he’s an international pariah, but you wouldn’t know it by the lavish reception Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has received at the G-20 summit this week.

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Merkel arrives at G20 after shaking scare

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 23:13:06 +0000

Merkel arrives at G20 after shaking scare

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived Friday at the G20 meeting in Osaka amid fears over her health after she suffered a second bout of uncontrollable shaking in just over a week.

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Big plastic user Japan fights waste ahead of G-20 summit

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 00:50:08 +0000

Big plastic user Japan fights waste ahead of G-20 summit

TOKYO – Japan has a plastic problem.In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everything, from single bananas to individual pieces of vegetables, pastries, pens and cosmetics is sold plastic-wrapped.

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