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Japan’s ruling party chooses new leader as Suga steps aside

Japan’s ruling party is voting for a new leader who will almost certainly become the next prime minister, after incumbent…

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Japan to lift COVID state of emergency as cases drop

Japan’s COVID emergency, one of the longest in the world, to be lifted in a bid to reactivate its economy.…

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‘Here to stay’: Indo-Pacific Quad leaders to meet at White House

The leaders of the United States, Japan, India and Australia will meet on Friday for their first in-person person summit…

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South Korea says Pyongyang tested pair of ballistic missiles

The test comes just days after North Korea tested a long-range cruise missile and, if confirmed, will be a breach…

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US, Japan, South Korea nuclear envoys meet after Pyongyang test

Countries want to revive talks on denuclearisation, which have been stalled for two years. Top nuclear envoys from Japan, the…

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Japan, Vietnam sign defence transfer deal amid China worries

Tokyo says new deal elevates Japan-Vietnam defence partnership to a ‘new level’. Japan and Vietnam have agreed to step up…

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Japan’s vaccines minister leads poll on LDP leadership race

Poll by Nikkei and TV Tokyo shows Taro Kono leading opinion poll on who should succeed Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.…

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Japan yearns for charisma as race to replace Suga heats up

Tokyo, Japan – The race to replace Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is gathering momentum after the veteran politician chose…

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Japan PM Suga says won’t run in ruling party leadership race-NHK

Japanese leader saw his support ratings sink to below 30 percent as the nation struggles with its worst wave of…

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Despite challenges, the Paralympics remain as vital as ever

The Tokyo Paralympics, the 16th such event taking place, started on August 24 and will end on September 5, hot…

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