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West Philippine Sea issue should be resolved peacefully — Japanese official

By Priam F. Nepomuceno MANILA, (PNA) — With the country currently embroiled with a territorial spat with China, Ichita Yamamoto, Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories and Minister-in-Charge…

Tokyo defends bid to host 2020 Olympics at IOC session in Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES, (PNA/Xinhua) — The president of Japan’s Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, Wednesday defended Tokyo’s bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires, where the…

Tokyo stocks open lower after sharp surge

TOKYO, (PNA/Xinhua) — Tokyo stocks opened lower Wednesday due to selling to lock in gains a day after Nikkei surged over 400 points, or nearly 3 percent. At 9:15 a.m.,…

Urgent: 6.9-magnitude quake hits east off Japan

TOKYO, (PNA/Xinhua) — An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale hit east off Japan at 9:19 a.m. local time Wednesday, local geological survey authorities said. Meanwhile, the China Earthquake…

PAWS gears up for protest vs. capture of dolphins in Japan

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, (PNA) — All for the love of dolphins, the Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) will be joining the celebration of Japan Dolphin Day to rally…

Japan’s METI seeks bigger budget for nuke cleanup

TOKYO, (PNA/Xinhua) — Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) said Friday it is seeking to secure a budget for fiscal 2014 of 1.75 trillion yen (about 17.81 billion…

H.E. Ambassador Manolo M. Lopez Inducts PSJNC Officers

His Excellency Manolo M. Lopez, Philippine Ambassador to Japan inducted the 2011-2012 officers of the Philippine Society in Japan, Nagoya Chapter at a ceremony held at the Rose Court Hotel…

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Easy Japanese with Katherine – Episode 2

Seems like a very long word, doesn’t it? And yet this is one of the most often heard expressions you will hear in conversations. This expression is used to mean…

So Do You Speak English?

This was a true incident, which happened very, very recently: At a coffee shop in Tokyo. Pinay: “I would like a CAFÉ LATTE please.” Waitress: )($)#$#(*+****%&’’((()”#$ – well, you know…

Why Japan?

I began writing this column with an intention of introducing Japan to readers out there. I had already written about 700 words, mostly about the cold weather, what types of…