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Mori takes Abe letter to Park

Former Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori met with South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul on Friday in an effort to make a breakthrough in relations with Seoul. Mori, who acted ...

Liberalizing the power market

Legislation enacted in June will end the decades-long monopoly of Japan's regional utility companies by liberalizing the retail sale of electricity to households in 2016.

Defeating dengue fever

We should probably expect infections of the mosquito-borne virus that causes dengue fever somewhere in Japan every summer because of the effects of global warming and the rise in overseas travel.