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    Myanmar touts troubled Rakhine as investment destination with Japan help

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2019

    Organisers of a summit in Myanmar’s crisis-hit western state of Rakhine are this week pitching to investors its plentiful farmland and fishing grounds, tourist-ready beaches...

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    Japan PM nominates Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on February 18, 2019

    Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe nominated US president Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize last autumn after receiving a request from the US government...

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    Japan Display to get $700m bailout from China, Taiwan group

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on February 13, 2019

    Ailing Apple supplier Japan Display Inc will receive up to 80 billion yen ($723 million) in a bailout from a group of Chinese and Taiwanese...

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    Bangladesh unable to take advantage due to lack of skilled manpower

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:36am on February 05, 2019

    Due to lack of skilled manpower Bangladesh has been unable to send workers to Japan, facing the highest labour scarcity since 1973.The Agency France Press...

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    Qatar shock Japan to win first Asian Cup

    Agence France-Presse . Abu Dhabi | Updated at 10:35pm on February 01, 2019

    Qatar stunned Japan 3-1 to win their first Asian Cup on Friday sparked by a moment of magic from record-breaker Almoez Ali and after nail-biting...

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    Japan police probe ‘uranium’ on online auction site

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 05:12pm on January 31, 2019

    Japanese authorities are investigating how a substance that appears to be uranium came to be offered for sale on an online auction site, a nuclear...

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    Japan stun Iran in Asian Cup semis

    Agence France-Presse . Al-Ain | Updated at 01:16am on January 29, 2019

    Japan benefited from a controversial penalty as they sent favourites Iran crashing 3-0 in the Asian Cup semi-finals to move within one win of a...

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    BoJ maintains massive stimulus as Kuroda warns of growing risks

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2019

    The Bank of Japan cut its inflation forecasts on Wednesday but maintained its massive stimulus programme, with governor Haruhiko Kuroda warning of growing risks to...

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    Comeback win for Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Abu Dhabi | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2019

    Yuya Osako netted a quickfire double as former champions Japan survived a scare to beat Turkmenistan 3-2 in their Asian Cup opener on Wednesday....

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    Record $3.1 million paid in New Year’s tuna auction

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:13pm on January 05, 2019

    A Japanese sushi entrepreneur paid a record $3.1 million for a giant tuna Saturday as Tokyo’s new fish market, which replaced the world-famous Tsukiji late...

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