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Japan Court Recognizes ‘Black Rain’ Victims for the First time

A court in Japan has recognized the victims of the ‘black rain’ caused due to the atomic bomb incident in 1945, for the first time in the history of the country. The court has also asked the city administration of Hiroshima to provide all the medical benefits to the survivors of this incident, in line ..

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$536 Million to be paid by Japan to Companies for Leaving China

The government of Japan will start paying its companies to move out of China back home or to other countries of Southeast Asia as part of a new program to secure supply chains to the country and also to reduce the excessive dependence on manufacturing activities in China. Around 57 companies including privately-held facemask-maker Iris ..

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RCEP Member States hope India will Rejoin the Proposed Trade Agreement

A virtual inter-sessional ministerial meeting of the proposed free trade agreement of a group of 15 countries from the Indo Pacific region- Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was conducted on 23rd June 2020. Apart from the 10 ASEAN countries, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Australia and China are the 15 countries that are negotiating for ..

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Fugaku: World Fastest Supercomputer

A Japan based Supercomputer, Fugaku developed by Fujitsu and the Riken Research Institute has been named the fastest supercomputer in the world. Highlights The fugaku has gained the top spot after beating out its Chinese and US counterparts. Also, it is the first Japanese super computer to gain the top position after 9 years. This ..

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Bill to Rename ‘Tonoshiro’ to ‘Tonoshiro Senkaku’ triggered tensions between Japan and China

A group of Islands without inhabitants located at the South China Sea has been a point of disagreement between Japan and China since 1972. The island is known by the name Senkakus in Japan, while in the People’s Republic of China the Islands are known by the name Diaoyu. The island group is at present ..

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