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Japan’s Fukushima cleanup plan delays removal of fuel rods

Tokyo (AP) — Japan's government on Tuesday approved a revision of its 30-to-40-year plan to decommission the Fukushima nuclear plant, delaying by three more...

Japan’s Abe says he will call snap election for parliament

Tokyo (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Monday he will call an early election for parliament's more powerful lower house for next...

Young stars step up for Japan in 2-0 win over Australia

Saitama, Japan (AP) — The future looks bright for Japan's national soccer team. Two of the country's youngest players scored Thursday as Japan secured a...

North Korea fires missile over Japan in aggressive test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before plunging into the northern...

US WWII vet in Japan to return flag to fallen soldier...

HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) — The former U.S. Marine knew the calligraphy-covered flag he took from a fallen Japanese soldier 73 years ago was more...

Japan marks three-year countdown to Tokyo 2020 Games

Tokyo (AP) — Japan began its three-year countdown to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Monday with concerts, races and other events meant to drum...

Industry Ministry to promote EEC projects in Japan

BANGKOK– The Ministry of Industry plans to promote economic cooperation with Japan, particularly on medical instrument industry and Thailand's Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) projects. Industry...

Japan proposes currency swap deal to ASEAN

HANOI, (VNA) -Japan on May 5 proposed a new type bilateral currency swap agreement, worth 40 billion USD, to the Association of South East...

Thailand and Japan discuss universal healthcare

BANGKOK,(NNT) – Thailand has struck up cooperation with Japan to develop sustainable universal healthcare and methods to accommodate its aging population. Minister of Public Health...

Japan’s Emperor and Empress to visit Thailand March 5-6

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan will pay a private visit to Thailand on Sunday and Monday. The Royal couple are currently visiting Vietnam...

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HM the King opens 1st session of elected assembly

Bangkok (AP) — His Majesty the King on Friday addressed the first session of the elected parliament since the March 24 election, advising lawmakers...

Thai Embassy in Jakarta issues violence warning

Bangkok - The Royal Thai Embassy in Jakarta has posted an advisory for Thai nationals on its Facebook page encouraging Thai people to exercise...

Met Office forecasts heavy rain next week

Bangkok – The Meteorological Department expects heavy rain in many areas next week due to the southwest monsoon bringing seasonal weather to much of...

May to quit as UK prime minister, sparking race for new leader

London (AP) — Bowing to the inevitable, Theresa May announced Friday that she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader in two weeks,...