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  1. Japan's Emperor honours volunteers in Tonga's Malimali ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Matangi Tonga

    Two Japanese doctors, managers of Tonga's Malimali Project promoting oral health education in schools, have received special awards presented in Tokyo on March 13 for their efforts in helping Tongan children over two decades. Dr Koji Kawamura and Dr Sayuri Kawamura received the "Distinguished Medical Outreach and Treatment Service Award" and were honoured at a meeting with Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress at the Imperial Palace with other award recipients, reported Tonga's Ambassador to Japan, The Emperor noted the Kawamura's tireless efforts helping the Tongan children's oral health program since 1998 under the Ministry of Health Malimali Project.

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  2. Japan PM Abe denies he or wife made donations to principal of scandal-hit schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday neither he nor his wife had made donations to the head of a Japanese nationalist school at the heart of a political scandal that is chipping away at Abe's support. FILE PHOTO: Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie send off Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko boarding a special flight for their visit to Vietnam and Thailand, at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan February 28, 2017.

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  3. Japan principal of scandal-hit school says he got donation from PM's wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The head of a Japanese nationalist school at the heart of a swirling political scandal said in sworn testimony in parliament on Thursday that he received a donation of 1 million yen from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife in her husband's name. Yasunori Kagoike, administrator of Moritomo Gakuen, speaks to media at an elementary school of the organization under construction in Toyonaka FILE PHOTO - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie send off Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko boarding a special flight for their visit to Vietnam and Thailand, at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan February 28, 2017.

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  4. Radioactive boars now live in parts of Japan deserted after the tsunamiRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 22 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    The meltdown in three reactors occurred after a magnitude-9 natural disaster on 11 March 2011 triggered a powerful tsunami that killed nearly 19,000 people along Japan's north-east coast and knocked out the plant's backup cooling system. Six years ago today, a nine-magnitude quake struck off the country's north-eastern coast, triggering huge black waves along a vast swathe of coastline and killing almost 20,000 people and causing widespread damage .

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  5. Panel hears experts on emperor's post-abdication statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | The Japan Times

    A government advisory panel on Wednesday resumed discussions on remaining issues of Emperor Akihito's abdication, including his status after becoming the first living Emperor to relinquish the throne in around 200 years. Four university professors were summoned to the panel's 10th meeting, of which three proposed the 83-year-old Emperor after his abdication should assume the historical title of joko in line with past imperial practice.

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  6. Japan's parliament proposes abdication law for emperorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | Penticton Herald

    Japanese ruling and opposition parties on Friday handed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a proposal urging his government to write a special one-time law that would allow Emperor Akihito to abdicate. The proposal now goes to a panel of experts commissioned by Abe that is to compile a final report on the abdication within the next few weeks.

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  7. FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2017, file photo, Japan's Emperor Akihito...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | SFGate

    Japanese ruling and opposition parties have given Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a proposal urging his government to write a special one-time law that would allow Emperor Akihito to abdicate. Friday's proposal will now go to a panel of experts commissioned by Abe to compile a final report on the abdication within the next few weeks.

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  8. Diet lawmakers send proposal on Emperor's abdication to AbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | The Japan Times

    The ruling and opposition parties on Friday adopted the Diet's proposal over Emperor Akihito's possible abdication, calling for the government to enact a special law applying only to him. The lawmakers' consensus on the issue will pave the way for the 83-year-old Emperor to relinquish the throne to Crown Prince Naruhito, in what would be the first succession of a living emperor in about 200 years.

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  9. Japan PM Abe's wife did not donate to school at center of scandal: governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie send off Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko boarding a special flight for their visit to Vietnam and Thailand, at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan February 28, 2017. Japan's top government spokesman said on Friday that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife did not donate money to a school at the center of a ballooning political scandal.

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  10. Japan PM Abe's wife did not donate to school at centre of scandal - govtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Japan's top government spokesman said on Friday that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife did not donate money to a school at the centre of a ballooning political scandal. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie send off Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko boarding a special flight for their visit to Vietnam and Thailand, at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan February 28, 2017.

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  11. Japan Emperor Has Lunch With Visiting Saudi KingRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 14 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Japan's Emperor Akihito had lunch with visiting Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud at his residence at the Imperial Palace in central Tokyo on Tuesday, Japan's Jiji Press reported. Emperor Akihito greeted Salman at the entrance of the Imperial residence, and they shook hands.

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  12. Saudi King Salman with Japanese Emperor Akihito. Photo: ReutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | South China Morning Post

    Economy ministers of Japan and Saudi Arabia agreed on Tuesday to accelerate efforts to implement joint economic projects in the Middle Eastern country, including ones intended to improve business and investment environments. Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko and Adel Fakeih, Saudi Arabia's minister of economy and planning, confirmed the efforts at their meeting in Tokyo one day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and visiting King Salman bin Abdulaziz agreed to strengthen bilateral economic cooperation in announcing what was billed the "Saudi-Japan Vision 2030".

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  13. Saudi, Japan mull Aramco listing on Tokyo Stock ExchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | Al Bawaba

    Saudi Arabia is Japan's largest oil supplier, with about one-third of all oil imports in 2015 coming from the Kingdom. Saudi Arabia and Japan identified nine main areas of cooperation, according to a joint statement issued on Monday after the meeting of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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  14. Mozambique: President to Promote Mozambican Gas in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | AllAfrica.com

    Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi hopes to persuade Japan to purchase Mozambican natural gas, and to become involved in priority energy projects in Mozambique, according to the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Leticia Klemens. She was speaking to reporters in Tokyo ahead of the arrival of Nyusi for an official visit at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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  15. DP's concession means Diet will pass one-off abdication lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | The Japan Times

    The Diet is expected to enact a special law during the current session to allow Emperor Akihito to step down, now that the main opposition Democratic Party has expressed its readiness to accept a one-off law. The chiefs and deputy chiefs of both Diet are set to propose a special abdication law that will apply only to the 83-year-old Emperor, in line with the Abe government's position.

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  16. Saudi king arrives in Tokyo for four-day visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | Yahoo!

    King Salman of Saudi Arabia arrived in Japan to meet with Emperor Akihito and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a four-day stay, the first visit by a Saudi king to Japan in 46 years Saudi Arabia's King Salman arrived in Tokyo Sunday, making the first visit to Japan by a monarch from the oil-rich nation in nearly five decades. The 81-year-old king, who was greeted by Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito at Haneda airport, will meet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday and as he kicks off the Japanese leg of a broader tour of Asia.

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  17. Saudi King arrives in Tokyo with1,000-strong entourageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Daily Mail

    King of Saudi Arabia arrives in Tokyo with his 1,000-strong entourage for a four-day visit and a meeting with Emperor Akihito Saudi Arabia 's King Salman has arrived in Tokyo with his 1,000-strong entourage making the first visit to Japan by a monarch from the nation in nearly five decades. The 81-year-old king, who was greeted by Japan 's Crown Prince Naruhito at Haneda airport, will meet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday and as he kicks off the Japanese leg of a broader tour of Asia.

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  18. Saudi King Salman arrives in Tokyo for four-day visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | DNA India

    Saudi Arabia's King Salman arrived in Tokyo today, making the first visit to Japan by a monarch from the oil-rich nation in nearly five decades. The 81-year-old king, who was greeted by Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito at Haneda airport, will meet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tomorrow and as he kicks off the Japanese leg of a broader tour of Asia.

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  19. Saudi King kick-starts Japan visitRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 12 | Newkerala.com

    Tokyo [Japan], Mar. 12 : Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud began a four-day Japan visit on Sunday, marking the first trip to the country by a Saudi king in 46 years. Kyodo News reported that Salman, who is visiting with his delegation, is scheduled to meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and have a lunch with Emperor Akihito during his stay in Japan, according to the Foreign Ministry.

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  20. 6 years on, Japan remembers the Fukushima tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | The China Post

    Japan paused Saturday to mark six years since a deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster devastated a wide swathe of its northeastern coast as more than 100,000 people remain unable or unwilling to return home. The magnitude 9.0 quake, which struck under the Pacific Ocean on March 11, 2011, and the tsunami it spawned left about 18,500 people dead or missing.

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