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Abe renews resolve to win upper house election

March 13, 2016 - 11:48
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who heads the ruling Liberal Democratic Party renewed his resolve to win the House of Councillors election this summer at the party's convention in Tokyo on Sunday. (Kyodo)
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Japan aims for world's safest roads by 2020

March 12, 2016 - 00:45
The Japanese government announced a plan Friday to reduce the annual number of traffic fatalities to 2,500 or fewer by 2020 and make the country's roads the safest in the world. (Japan Today)
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Abe pledges further efforts to address shortage of nursery schools

March 12, 2016 - 00:43
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Friday to redouble efforts in enhancing child care services after an anonymous blog complaining about the chronic shortage of nursery schools drew nationwide attention. (Japan Today)
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Cabinet approves new reconstruction plan

March 11, 2016 - 07:50
Japan's Cabinet on Friday approved a new 5-year plan for rebuilding areas devastated by the 2011 disaster. (NHK)
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