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Official account of Japan's most widely read English-language news source. Est. 1897. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/

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thejapantimes, to random
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China's Zhou Guanyu said Thursday that he will experience a "mix of emotions" when he finally races competes in his first grand prix on his home track at the weekend. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2024/04/19/more-sports/zhou-emotions-chinese-grand-prix/

thejapantimes, to Japan
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Japan and eight other economies agreed on a new rule Thursday that reduces the 2024 catch quota for saury in the high seas in the northern Pacific. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/19/japan/saury-catch-quota-cut/

thejapantimes, to random
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Tigst Assefa, who holds the women's marathon world record, is aiming to break the women's-only course mark at the London Marathon when she makes her debut in the race on Sunday. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2024/04/19/more-sports/assefa-london-marathon-record/

thejapantimes, to worldwithoutus
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The world's biggest election begins in India under warnings of scorching temperatures that pose a series of logistical problems for polling stations trying to keep voters safe. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/19/asia-pacific/society/india-vote-extreme-heat-threat/

thejapantimes, to worldwithoutus
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Mainstream media in India has little critical evaluation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the country kicks off a pivotal general election. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/19/asia-pacific/politics/modi-critics-migrate-online/

thejapantimes, to worldnews
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A new generation of Japanese Americans is pushing one of the oldest and largest Asian American civil rights organizations to sever ties with two prominent Jewish American organizations and call for an immediate cease-fire in the Gaza Strip. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/19/world/politics/japanese-american-gaza-war-rift/

thejapantimes, to business
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Japan’s consumer inflation has eased more than expected while staying above the Bank of Japan’s target, as board members get ready to revise their price forecasts next week. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/04/19/economy/japan-inflation-cools-in-march/

thejapantimes, to worldnews
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Ukraine continues to fend off military pressure from Russia in the face of a lack of ammunition and with a $61 billion U.S. aid package stuck in Congress. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/19/world/politics/ukraine-air-defense-bleak/ #worldnews #politics #russiaukrainewar #defense #us #eu

thejapantimes, to worldnews
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Chinese government-linked hackers have burrowed into U.S. critical infrastructure and are waiting "for just the right moment to deal a devastating blow," the FBI has said. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/19/world/fbi-china-hack-prepare/ #worldnews #china #us #hacking #cybersecurity

thejapantimes, to worldnews
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A photograph taken by emergency workers of the mother and her son barely visible under a bloodstained blanket has been widely circulated in Ukraine and has been held up as a tragic symbol of the terrible toll exacted on civilians by Russia’s war. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/19/world/society/ukraine-family-shatter/

thejapantimes, to worldnews
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Israeli missiles have hit a site in Iran, ABC News reported late on Thursday, citing a U.S. official. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/19/world/israel-iran-retaliate-strike/

thejapantimes, to Japan
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A Japanese district court on Thursday ordered Resonac Holdings to pay ¥104 million in damages to people claiming to suffer from Niigata Minamata disease. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/19/japan/crime-legal/court-orders-damages-over-niigata-minamata-disease/ #japan #crimelegal #minamata #niigata #japanesecourts

thejapantimes, to worldwithoutus
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Almost 1 billion Indians begin voting Friday in elections lasting more than six weeks, weighing up whether to hand Prime Minister Narendra Modi a third five-year term. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/19/asia-pacific/politics/india-election-kickoff/

thejapantimes, to worldwithoutus
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In 100 years, one-fourth of China’s urban coastal land could sit below sea level because of a combination of subsidence and sea level rise, a study has found. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/19/asia-pacific/society/china-city-sink-study/

thejapantimes, to worldnews
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With air defense systems based on aging Russian models, Iran would have little chance against Israel should they retaliate. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/19/world/politics/israel-iran-air-war/

thejapantimes, to worldnews
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Iran's former nuclear chief has said the nation has the parts needed to make a nuclear weapon as the threat of Israel retaliating looms. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/19/world/politics/iran-nuclear-weapons-explainer/

thejapantimes, to Japan
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A court in Japan dismissed a bid by Ainu Indigenous people to reclaim rights over river fishing for salmon. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/19/japan/ainu-fishing-deny/

thejapantimes, to movies
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"Evil Does Not Exist," which delves into humanity's relationship with nature, was directly inspired by a collaboration with musician Eiko Ishibashi. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2024/04/19/film/ryusuke-hamaguchi-evil-does-not-exist/ #culture #film #ryusukehamaguchi #eikoishibashi #hitoshiomika

thejapantimes, to Life
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An English version of "The City and Its Uncertain Walls" won't come out till the fall, which gives you time to read it unspoiled in its original language. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/life/2024/04/19/language/how-to-read-haruki-murakami-in-japanese/ #life #language #nihongo #vocabulary #literature #books #harukimurakami

thejapantimes, to Japan
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Defense Minister Minoru Kihara is considering visiting Hawaii to meet his U.S. counterpart, Lloyd Austin, as early as the beginning of May. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/18/japan/japan-us-defense-ministers-to-meet-in-hawaii/ #japan #defenseministry #minorukihara #lloydaustin #usjapanrelations #sdf #hawaii

thejapantimes, to Japan
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Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Toshimitsu Motegi’s decision to formally dissolve his faction Wednesday epitomizes his fall from grace as a potential successor to Fumio Kishida as party chief and possibly prime minister, experts say. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/18/japan/politics/motegi-faction-dissolution/

thejapantimes, to business
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An increasing number of economists expect the Bank of Japan to raise interest rates again in October after it stands pat next week. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/04/18/economy/boj-next-rate-hike-economists-survey/ #business #economy #boj #kazuoueda #surveys #negativeinterestrates #japaneseeconomy

thejapantimes, to Japan
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In a landmark case, a group of 63 doctors filed a lawsuit with the Tokyo District Court on Thursday over what they described as one-sided, hateful reviews for their clinics on Google Maps. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/18/japan/crime-legal/google-doctors/

thejapantimes, to soccer
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Machida Zelvia have made a strong impression since arriving in the J. League’s top flight and sit near the top of the table. In many ways, the club's early success highlights that, in Japanese soccer, the competition is wide open. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2024/04/18/soccer/j-league/machida-j-league-parity/ #soccer #jleague #machidazelvia #gokuroda #visselkobe #tokyo

thejapantimes, to random
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Two-time world champion Kento Momota said Thursday he is retiring from international badminton at age 29, admitting he had never been the same since a serious car crash four years ago. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2024/04/18/more-sports/kento-momota-retires/

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