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Stolen NEM Cryptocurrency Traded On Dark Web

Stolen NEM Cryptocurrency Traded On Dark Web

February 14, 2018 – A portion of some ¥58 billion worth of the cryptocurrency NEM stolen in January has been traded on so-called “dark” websites, where people can remain anonymous, and part of it has been sent to an overseas ...

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FSA Inspects Multiple Digital Currency Exchanges

FSA Inspects Multiple Digital Currency Exchanges

February 9, 2018 – Japan’s financial regulator has begun on-site inspections of multiple digital currency exchanges to check their risk management systems, following a massive theft of digital money worth ¥58 billion ($533 million) from Coincheck Inc., a minister said ...

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Nikkei Ends At Largest Loss Since 2016

Nikkei Ends At Largest Loss Since 2016

February 6, 2018 – Tokyo stocks tumbled earlier today in a global stock rout with the Nikkei index posting its biggest decline since June 2016, on panic selling after the steepest single-day points drop on Wall Street overnight. The 225-issue ...

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6 Dead As Typhoon Lan Batters Kishiwada

6 Dead As Typhoon Lan Batters Kishiwada

October 24 2017 – Powerful Typhoon Lan battered a wide area of Japan with heavy rain and strong winds, causing at least six deaths, injuring many others and disrupting vote counting for Sunday’s general election, authorities said today. The typhoon ...

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Japan, South Korea & US Vow To Resolve North Korea Issue

Japan, South Korea & US Vow To Resolve North Korea Issue

October 19, 2017 – Senior officials of South Korea, Japan and the United States last night agreed to make concerted diplomatic efforts to peacefully resolve the crisis over North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats. The agreement was reached at a ...

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Abe & Trump Discuss North Korea Ahead Of G-7 Summit

Abe & Trump Discuss North Korea Ahead Of G-7 Summit

May 26, 2017 – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed their stances on tackling the threat on North Korea in Italy today just ahead of the Group of Seven industrialized nations’ summit. According to the White ...

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Government Approves Osaka’s Bid For 2025 World Expo

Government Approves Osaka’s Bid For 2025 World Expo

April 11, 2017 – The government today approved the bid by Osaka Prefecture to host the 2025 World Exposition. The western Japanese city will be pitted against Paris, while Russia is also seen as moving to announce its candidacy to ...

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Kishida To Meet Rex Tillerson On Syria & Korean Issues

Kishida To Meet Rex Tillerson On Syria & Korean Issues

April 10, 2017 – Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met earlier today in central Italy to discuss the Syrian conflict and the rising nuclear threat posed by North Korea. Japan has said it ...

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Abe Signals Support For US Missile Strike In Syria

Abe Signals Support For US Missile Strike In Syria

April 7, 2017 – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today said that Japan “supports the resolve” of the United States not to allow the proliferation or use of chemical weapons, following a U.S. missile strike on a Syrian air base ...

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