Japan

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UK to lift import restrictions on food from Fukushima
Remaining curbs on food imports imposed after 2011 nuclear disaster to be scrapped

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

29, Jun, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Response to Russia’s war in Ukraine dominates G7 summit
Analysis: Talks close with pledge to support Kyiv for ‘as long as it takes’ but price caps on Kremlin oil and gas remain sticking point

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

28, Jun, 2022 @1:28 PM

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Central bank policymakers should not assume reputations will recover | Howard Davies
As inflation soars, the Fed, ECB, Bank of England and others are more regularly challenged than in the past

Howard Davies

28, Jun, 2022 @6:41 AM

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Pompo: The Cinephile review – anime love letter to movie-making
Takayuki Hirao’s animated feature is set in the fictional Nyallywood, where a B-movie producer in pigtails and a sailor dress takes on a serious-minded film about ageing, art and loss

Phuong Le

27, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Naoya Inoue wants Paul Butler fight in bid to unify world bantamweight titles
Naoya Inoue has said he is ready to fight the British boxer Paul Butler ‘any time and anywhere’ in his quest to become the undisputed world champion

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

27, Jun, 2022 @11:55 AM

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Weather tracker: Japan swelters as ‘heat dome’ pushes up temperatures
Trapped warm air and high pressure result in country recording temperature of 40C for first time in month of June

Jodie Woodcock (Metdesk)

27, Jun, 2022 @9:43 AM

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Japanese told to turn off lights to save energy amid Tokyo heatwave
Extreme temperatures forecast for capital this week after premature end to rainy season

Justin McCurry in Tokyo, and agencies

27, Jun, 2022 @8:32 AM

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Garbage island no more: how one Japanese community triumphed over a toxic waste dump
Teshima – site of Japan’s worst case of illegal dumping of industrial waste – was saved by locals who fought relentlessly to have their beloved home restored

Justin McCurry on Teshima island

26, Jun, 2022 @11:06 PM

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Light at the darkest time: lantern parade a source of healing for flood-ravaged Lismore
The northern NSW town finds solace by the banks of a river that has wrought so much destruction on it this year

Christine Tondorf

26, Jun, 2022 @1:59 AM

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‘I was on a conveyor belt to death’: the astonishing worlds of Chiharu Shiota
After a frightening diagnosis, the Japanese artist is taking on mortality in her new show in Brisbane, using thread to construct huge artworks that sweep entire rooms

Kelly Burke

24, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Toyota recalls its first electric cars amid fears the wheels could fall off
Global recall of 2,700 bZ4X SUVs a major blow to world’s largest carmaker’s first attempts at battery-only vehicle

Jasper Jolly and agencies

24, Jun, 2022 @12:15 PM

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Japanese city worker loses USB containing personal details of every resident
Contractor said he lost the device – storing names, addresses, dates of birth and tax details of 460,000 people – after an alcohol-fuelled night out

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

24, Jun, 2022 @6:07 AM

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