The UN has toughened sanctions on North Korea to pressure it to give up its nuclear weapons development. Japan and the US have said the sanctions must be enforced strictly to be effective, and asked China in particular to tighten enforcement.
Japan’s central government and authorities on Okinawa – reluctant host to the bulk of US military forces in the country – have bickered for years over the plan, first agreed between Tokyo and Washington in 1996.
Taro Kono noted that economic relations were robust as there are about 1,400 Japanese companies with over 4,800 establishments in India. Numbers that continue to grow every year.
The choreographed evacuations at a fair ground and park ringing the Tokyo Dome baseball stadium involved around 300 volunteers.
The ship, which was carrying 136,000 tonnes or almost a million barrels of condensate – an ultra-light, highly flammable crude oil – sank after several explosions weakened the hull.
The new year auction prices are way above the usual price paid for bluefin tuna at Tsukiji, which at the end of the year was 4,500 yen ($40) per kilogram.
“Happy New Year,” the 84-year-old emperor said from a balcony. “I wish that this year will prove a gentle and spiritually fulfilling one for as many people as possible.”
Deals signed with L&T, Japan’s IHI for Packages 1 and 3
In her latest act, Japanese performer Yuko Kaseki vents her frustration with wars.
“Over the remaining days, I continue to carry out my duties as the symbol of the state,” Akihito said.
Once sceptics, Japanese retail investors have been attracted by the digital currency’s volatility and inefficiencies in pricing that create opportunities to make money on arbitrage between exchanges.
Twenty-eight of the vessels — dubbed “ghost boats” — were detected in November, up from just four in November last year. Usually, only the boats, sometimes with bodies inside, or fragments wash ashore. It is rare for survivors to be rescued and brought ashore.
Twenty-eight of the vessels _ dubbed “ghost boats” _ were detected in November, up from just four in November last year.
Japan emperor Akihito expressed his apparent wish to abdicate in August 2016, citing his age and health.
Some experts had feared that the existence of a retired emperor could undercut the symbolic status of his successor.