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Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans snap general election: reports

Japanese prime minister plans to hold general elections on December 14, two years ahead of schedule, as he seeks to bolster public support by delaying a scheduled tax increase, local media reports say.

Japanese prime minister plans to hold general elections on December 14, two years ahead of schedule, as he seeks to bolster public support by delaying a scheduled tax increase, local media reports say.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
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Japan confirms 22 people affected by first dengue fever outbreak since 1945

An outbreak of mosquito-borne dengue fever in Japan – the first since the second world war – has affected 22 people, the nation's health ministry confirmed on Monday.

An outbreak of mosquito-borne dengue fever in Japan – the first since the second world war – has affected 22 people, the nation's health ministry confirmed on Monday.

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Japan, Britain to launch joint research into fighter jet missile technology

Japan and Britain are to jointly develop missile technology for fighter jets, while Tokyo may also start exporting Japanese-made parts for US surface-to-air missiles, a Japanese media report said on Thursday.

Japan and Britain are to jointly develop missile technology for fighter jets, while Tokyo may also start exporting Japanese-made parts for US surface-to-air missiles, a Japanese media report said on Thursday.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
Flooding, havoc as Typhoon Neoguri batters Japanese mainland

Typhoon Neoguri reached the Japanese mainland bringing widespread flooding, ripping up trees and leaving houses half-buried under mud, as thousands were urged to seek shelter.

Typhoon Neoguri reached the Japanese mainland bringing widespread flooding, ripping up trees and leaving houses half-buried under mud, as thousands were urged to seek shelter.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
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Japan, South Korea diplomats to meet over ‘issues of mutual interest’

Summit to discuss relations between Seoul and Tokyo will focus on wartime compensation, comfort women, trade and the mutual threat posed by North Korea

Summit to discuss relations between Seoul and Tokyo will focus on wartime compensation, comfort women, trade and the mutual threat posed by North Korea

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