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Pokemon protest: Activists at COP25 slam Japan coal plants

Climate advocates reject Japan's embrace of dirty fossil fuel for energy security at home and money-making abroad.

Pokemon protest: Activists at COP25 slam Japan coal plants

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Japan's economy to get $119bn stimulus: PM Abe

The country has struggled with slowing growth due to a slump in exports, a recent sales tax hike and natural disasters.

Japan's economy to get $119bn stimulus: PM Abe

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What Trump wants: Japan and US sign a deal

The deal has been criticised in Japan as the US did not guarantee that it would not impose tariffs on Japanese vehicles.

What Trump wants: Japan and US sign a deal

North Korea

N Korea warns Japan's Abe may soon see 'real ballistic missile'

Pyongyang lashes out at Japanese leader stepping up rhetoric against close US ally in the region as nuclear talks stall.

N Korea warns Japan's Abe may soon see 'real ballistic missile'

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Japan's exports drop the most in three years as trade war hits

Exports of cars and car parts to the US and China in particular contribute towards a slump in October exports.

Japan's exports drop the most in three years as trade war hits

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Japan's lower house passes US trade deal without auto concessions

The deal will lower US tariffs on Japanese goods by only about 10 percent of government projections.

Japan's lower house passes US trade deal without auto concessions

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Japan's economy almost stalls as trade war bites

Growth in the third quarter slowed more than economists had expected as the US-China trade war dampened exports.

Japan's economy almost stalls as trade war bites

Japan

Japan PM Abe's justice minister quits over poll fraud scandal

Katsuyuki Kawai is the second member of prime minister's cabinet to leave in a week over election-related controversy.

Japan PM Abe's justice minister quits over poll fraud scandal

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Melons, crabs and a funeral: Japan's trade minister resigns

Isshu Sugawara steps down on allegations that he violated election law just a month after his appointment to the post.

Melons, crabs and a funeral: Japan's trade minister resigns

Japan

Japan and South Korea agree on need to cooperate on North Korea

Shinzo Abe met South Korea's PM amid deterioration in bilateral relationship that has hurt trade and security ties.

Japan and South Korea agree on need to cooperate on North Korea

Asia Pacific

A mirror, a sword and a jewel: Japan prepares for enthronement

Guests from more than 190 countries expected to attend ceremony for Emperor Naruhito that will be followed by parade.

A mirror, a sword and a jewel: Japan prepares for enthronement

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Ready to roll: Japan's finance minister prepared to boost economy

The Japanese government is prepared to unleash fiscal and monetary stimulus although it sees no need to act immediately.

Ready to roll: Japan's finance minister prepared to boost economy

Japan

Yasukuni: caught in controversy as Japan struggles with history

As Yasukuni marks 150 years since it was founded, the decision to enshrine war criminals casts a shadow over the shrine.

Yasukuni: caught in controversy as Japan struggles with history

Japan

Outrage after homeless men denied refuge from Typhoon Hagibis

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promises to take action after two men were denied entry to a Tokyo storm shelter.

Outrage after homeless men denied refuge from Typhoon Hagibis

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'Not the whole enchilada': US inks limited trade deal with Japan

With improvements in access for US agricultural goods, officials hope agreement will pave the way for wider accord.

'Not the whole enchilada': US inks limited trade deal with Japan