21 Jul, 2024
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Russia Seeks to Expand Fish and Seafood Exports to China Following Japan’s Trade Restrictions

Russia hopes to increase its exports of marine products to China in response to China’s ban on Japanese seafood imports following the release of treated radioactive water from the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant. Russia is one of China’s largest suppliers of marine products, with 894 Russian companies authorized to export seafood, according to Rosselkhoznadzor, the […]

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Japan Initiates Discharge of Fukushima Wastewater into Pacific Ocean

Japan has commenced the discharge of over 1 million tonnes of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean from the devastated Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, evoking sharp criticism from neighboring countries. The move has sparked protests from China, South Korea, and local fishing communities. Tensions escalated as China swiftly imposed a blanket ban on all […]

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Japanese Man’s Unique Transformation into Long-Haired Collie Showcased in Pictures

The Japanese man who took the internet by storm with a video showcasing himself wearing an incredibly lifelike rough collie costume in public has spoken out to set the record straight about his unusual choice and address the media’s misconceptions. In an exclusive interview with The Post, the man, known as Toco, expressed that people […]

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Japanese Exports Register First Drop Since 2021, Raising Outlook Worries

Japan’s exports fell in July for the first time in nearly two and a half years, dragged down by weak demand for light oil and chip-making equipment, highlighting fears of a global recession as key markets such as China weakened. Japanese exports decreased 0.3% year over year in July, versus a 0.8% decline that economists […]

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Landfall of Typhoon Lan Hits Japan, Calls for Thousands to Find Shelter

TOKYO – Nearly 900 flights in Japan were canceled, and 240,000 people were ordered to move to safety as a slow-moving typhoon crossed Japan’s main island of Honshu, not far from the ancient capital of Kyoto, cutting off power to tens of thousands of homes. Typhoon Lan landed early Tuesday at the southern tip of […]

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China Loses Out as Investors Chase Returns in Japanese Stocks

Investor preferences in Asia’s largest stock markets are shifting, with Japan overtaking China as the favored destination for global funds. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reports that foreign buying of Japanese equities surpassed that of Chinese peers for the first time since 2017, marking a significant turning point. This shift is primarily due to concerns over […]

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Japan Takes Action Against Fake X Account Impersonating Top Currency Diplomat

Japan’s finance ministry has issued a rare warning to Twitter (referred to as “X” in the article) regarding an impersonation account that was pretending to be Masato Kanda, the top currency diplomat.  The ministry called on Twitter to take down the account, urging users not to follow or engage with it. “Please don’t follow the […]