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News Japan » Government: Japan government upgrades economic view for first time in seven months

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-economy-report/japan-government-upgrades-economic-view-for-first-time-in-seven-months-idUSKBN1F815M
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese government raised its assessment of the economy in January for the first time in seven months due to rising consumer spending, an encouraging sign that inflation could start to pick up this year. “Japan’s economy is ...

News Japan » Government: Japan government honors longtime UH medical school admissions director

News channel or source: http://www.hawaii.edu/news/2018/01/22/japan-government-honors-izutsu/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Satoru Izutsu, the former admissions director and vice dean of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, was presented the Order of the Rising Sun medal by the government of Japan for leading UH aid to Okinawa.

News Japan » Government: Global stocks scale record highs as U.S. government shutdown ends, yen inches up after BOJ

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/global-markets-asia-stocks-rise-end-u-government-005457488--finance.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks advanced on Tuesday after U.S. senators struck a deal to end a three-day government shutdown, sending Wall Street's main indexes to record highs, while the dollar inched down against the yen after the Bank of Japan kept ...

News Japan » Government: Japanese government submits fiscal 2018 budget for lawmakers’ approval

News channel or source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/01/22/business/japanese-government-submits-fiscal-2018-budget-lawmakers-approval/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The government Monday submitted to the Diet a budget plan for fiscal 2018 featuring a record ¥97.71 trillion in general account spending. The plan includes measures aimed at boosting human resource development and productivity, both key policy initiatives ...

News Japan » Government: Japan government tells public broadcaster not to repeat false missile alert

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-japan-government-tells-public-broadcaster-not-to-repeat-false-missile-alert-2018-1
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese government called on public broadcaster NHK on Wednesday to make sure a false alarm warning of a North Korean missile launch will not be repeated, with tensions still high because of the North's missile and nuclear programs.

News Japan » Government: Government links up with Japan to strengthen ICT sector

News channel or source: http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/government-links-japan-strengthen-ict-sector
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications launched a human resources development program yesterday with the Japanese government to strengthen the quality of instruction and professionalism in Cambodia’s information and communication technology industry.

News Japan » Government: Ghost villages: In urbanised Japan, the government is urging people to move back to rural areas

News channel or source: https://scroll.in/article/865147/ghost-villages-in-urbanised-japan-the-government-is-urging-people-to-move-back-to-rural-areas
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

It is predicted that 896 towns and villages across Japan will no longer be viable by 2040 (see map below or an interactive Japanese version here). A former minister for internal affairs, Hiroya Masuda, describes this as “local extinction”. Visiting ...

News Japan » Government: Japan government to assist Lautoka school

News channel or source: http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=431875
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Update: 6:21PM THE government of Japan will be providing assistance worth up to US$140,961 (FJ$279,356.51) to Lautoka Delana Primary School and Rotary Pacific Water for Life Foundation through its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects ...

News Japan » Government: Embarrassed Romanians apologize to Japan’s prime minister over government's 'disrespectful behavior' during visit

News channel or source: http://www.king5.com/article/news/nation-now/embarrassed-romanians-apologize-to-japans-prime-minister-over-governments-disrespectful-behavior-during-visit/465-494fc05d-ec53-4461-953f-fdf7e13effce
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania – Hundreds of Romanians have apologized to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe whose visit to Romania at the end of a European tour fell short on protocol and diplomacy. First, lunch and talks scheduled for Tuesday with the premier were ...

News Japan » Government: Bank of Japan : Transactions with the Government (Dec.)

News channel or source: http://www.4-traders.com/news/Bank-of-Japan-Transactions-with-the-Government-Dec---25789066/
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

(1) The amount outstanding of financing bills (FBs) underwritten by the Bank. Figures equal the accumulated amount of these FBs, subtracting the amount of FBs redeemed. Stated at face value. (2) The amount outstanding of treasury bills (TBs) issued to ...