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Electric farms use solar energy to increase profits and crops

(Bloomberg) – In many ways, Takeshi Magami’s farm is like any other in Japan, growing everything from potatoes to ginger and eggplant. But one major difference sets it apart from its neighbours: the 2,826 solar panels perched above the crops. The signs, covering much of the one-hectare (2.5-acre) plot in …

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Japan enacts economic security law | Jones Day

Japan‘s parliament has enacted the first comprehensive economic security legislation to strengthen Japan’s national security from the perspective of economic activities, focusing particularly on sensitive industrial sectors such as rare earths, semiconductors and infrastructure , as well as research and development (“R&D”) of defense and dual-use technologies. On May 11, …

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Japan wholesale prices hit record 10% as energy costs soar

Women wearing protective masks walk in a shopping district, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Tokyo, Japan, February 15, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April wholesale prices rise 10.0% yr vs. f’cast +9.4% Falling yen pushes up import prices and hurts businesses …

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Lawmakers consider U.S. carbon import fees amid bipartisan energy bill talks

Discussions among U.S. lawmakers over a potential bipartisan energy and climate bill have included a possible levy on carbon-intensive products entering the U.S. Such a tariff could reduce emissions globally and make domestic manufacturers more competitive with less carbon-efficient foreign companies. Taking into account also comes as the European Union …

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Synthetic Rubber Market Report: Industry Trends, Suppliers

NEW YORK, May 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IndexBox has just released a new report: “US – Synthetic Rubber – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights”. Here is a summary of the main findings of the report. American synthetic rubber Market statistics Imports US$1,490.3 million Exports US$2,519.4 million Main …

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Japan’s Idemitsu posts record profit on soaring oil prices

An aerial view shows an oil facility of Idemitsu Kosan Co. in Ichihara, east of Tokyo, Japan November 12, 2021, in this photo taken by Kyodo. Mandatory Credit Kyodo/via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, May 10 (Reuters) – Idemitsu Kosan Co (5019.T) posted record …

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Canada removes trade tariffs on all Ukrainian imports

Macro Snapshot — Foreign investment in Tunisia increased by 73% in the first quarter; Mexican inflation at 21-year high RIYADH: Foreign investment in Tunisia increased by 73% in the first three months of 2022 compared to the same period a year earlier, the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency reported, according to …

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Vietnam and the New Pacific Trade Triangle – Analysis – Eurasia Review

By Tran Van Tho* Vietnam is highly integrated into the global economy and since 2017, trade has consistently exceeded 200% of GDP. Vietnam has trade relations with more than 150 countries, but the majority of its trade is concentrated between China, South Korea and the United States, forming a new …

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FirstFT: Chinese lockdowns mitigate price impact of Russian EU oil embargo plan

Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Sign up for our Asia, Europe/Africa or Americas edition to get it delivered straight to your inbox every weekday morning The European Commission on Wednesday proposed one of the most radical changes in the history of global energy flows. …

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Vietnam records import-export turnover of $242 billion and trade surplus of $2.53 billion

Vietnam’s import-export turnover in the first four months of 2022 reached more than $242 billion, of which exports totaled $122.3 billion and imports totaled $119.8 billion, driving a trade surplus of $2.53 billion, according to the latest report released April 29 by General Statistics. Vietnam Office (GSO). The first four …

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Cadmium Market Report: Production, Consumption, Trade and

Companies mentioned in the report: Dowa Metals & Mining Co., Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co., Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Toho Zinc Co., Hindustan Zinc Ltd., Nyrstar, Teck Resources Ltd., Industrias Peñoles SAB de CV, Plovdiv de KCM SA, Xstrata, OTZK, Retriev Technologies Inc., Huludao Zinc Industry Co., Yunnan Luoping Zinc …

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Dollar hits 20-year high against yen as Bank of Japan stays super easy

This photo illustration shows Japanese 10,000 yen banknotes in Tokyo on November 19, 2021. The Japanese currency has weakened sharply against the dollar in recent weeks as the Bank of Japan is expected to lags its peers in monetary policy normalization. Behrouz Mehri | AFP | Getty Images The dollar …

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The Taiwan Strait: lifting the fog of “strategic ambiguity”

Amid a four-hour symposium held on April 21 at the Grand Hill Ichigaya Hotel in downtown Tokyo, former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took to the podium to deliver the keynote address. opening. He had been delayed about an hour by work at the Diet building (he continues to sit …

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US and Japanese officials announced an agreement

US and Japanese officials announced an agreement U.S. and Japanese officials announced a deal allowing U.S. producers to meet Japan‘s growing demand for U.S. beef while reducing the risk of Japan imposing higher tariffs in the future. The deal, announced Thursday by U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and Agriculture Secretary …

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4 killer Japanese cars you can legally import in 2022

When it comes to JDM imports, the first thing most people land on is either a Nissan Skyline or a Toyota Supra. As a rule, the FD RX-7 also follows this reflection. However, there is a virtually limitless supply of great ’90s Japanese cars that never made it to the …

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Bill Hagerty: US commitment to Pacific allies more vital amid war in Ukraine and Chinese provocations

U.S. engagement with its allies in the Pacific is critical as China and North Korea step up their provocations in the region, said a key member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who recently led a bipartisan delegation to Japan. Senator Bill Hagerty, who previously served as ambassador to Japan, …

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Kiefer Ravena, Other Pinoy Imports See Unbalanced Losses

It’s a tough Saturday for Filipino imports Kiefer Ravena, Dwight Ramos and Ray Parks as Thirdy Ravena also sits in Japan. League B MANILA, Philippines — Kiefer Ravena and the Shiga Lakestars failed to contain Levanga Hokkaido’s outburst in the third quarter, losing a 96-74 decision in Japan’s B League …

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After buying Russian oil at a discount, India is looking to buy its coal

Even as the world shuns Russian products, India sets its sights on Russian coal. India’s coal imports from Russia surged in March 2022 to highs not seen in more than two years, according to commodity intelligence firm Kpler. Ritesh Choukla | Getty Images News | Getty Images India’s appetite for …

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Column: Asia unlikely to save Russian coal under European ban

Trains move at the Borodinsky open pit mine, owned by the Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK), near the Siberian town of Borodino east of Krasnoyarsk, Russia February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 11 (Reuters) – Russia is showing courage …

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Position of Japan and Russia for the disputed Pacific islands

Each year, the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs publishes a Diplomatic Blue Book, a guide to the government’s views on the world. Kyodo News, a reputable Japanese news agency, reports that the Bluebook 2022 will have strong language against Russia. This blue book will be made public before the end …

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European and Asian coal users scramble for new sources ahead of EU ban in Russia

HARARE/MELBOURNE, April 8 (Reuters) – European and Asian coal importers are expected to join the rush for alternative fuel sources as a European Union ban on Russian coal imports looms, say analysts and business managers. But with major exporters Australia and Indonesia already hitting production limits and major producer South …

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India will face significant costs if it aligns with Russia, says US

(Bloomberg) – President Joe Biden’s top economic adviser said the administration warned India against aligning with Russia and that U.S. officials were “disappointed” with some of New York’s reaction. Delhi to the invasion of Ukraine. “There are certainly areas where we were disappointed with the decisions of China and India, …

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Australia plans to be a big exporter of green hydrogen to Asian markets – but they don’t need it

In its latest budgetthe federal government has pledged hundreds of millions of dollars to expand Australia’s green hydrogen capabilities. Green hydrogen is made by electrolysis of water, powered by solar and wind electricity, and is key to the government’s ‘tech not taxes’ approach to achieving its net zero emissions climate …

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Importing electric vehicles into New Zealand could become more difficult and more expensive after a $500 million ship fire

Portuguese Navy The sinking of the Felicity Ace could have a big impact on car buyers, including in New Zealand. Kiwis may find it harder and more expensive to get their hands on electric vehicles following the fire that destroyed the Felicity Ace ship and its cargo of 4,000 luxury …

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Europe’s LNG rush leaves Asia starving for energy

US gas exports to Europe have surged since late last year, helping to fill a supply shortage created by falling Russian pipeline deliveries and easing fears that the European Union will be left behind. as it imposed economic sanctions on Moscow for launching a brutal invasion of Ukraine. . The …

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The Australian importer is working to preserve the traditional know-how of Japanese metalworking

“And they didn’t know how to get [their blades] outside Japan or expand global markets. So I wanted to help. Japanese blades ruled the battlefield long before firearms. The iconic thin, razor-sharp katana or feudal sword was popularized in movies as the weapon of fierce warriors, the samurai. The nearly …

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India plans to continue importing Russian coking coal

Steel Minister Ramchandra Prasad Singh told a conference on Sunday that India was leaning towards continuing to import coking coal from Russia, defying a global trend where major Western countries are criticizing the invasion of the Ukraine by the Kremlin by imposing sanctions and even withdrawing investments. Singh told a …

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Visit of Chinese Foreign Minister to Afghanistan and India

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited India for the first time since the deadly clash between the two countries two years ago. The trip came without any prior announcement. Wang met his Indian counterpart on Friday. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said after the meeting that the two countries cannot have normal relations …

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Europe News: Europe remains the largest importer of Russian energy

Energy-hungry India is targeted to buy Russian oil to meet its growing demand, but the fact remains that Europe and parts of Asia are bigger oil importers and Russian gas, even to this day. India’s daily crude oil requirement is about five million barrels, or about 1,800 million barrels per …

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Asian Markets Rise Amid Volatility: Export-Dependent Japan Stocks Rise as Yen Falls; US futures are stable

The Japanese stock market rose as the yen fell to its lowest level in six years against the dollar. Materials and energy stocks supported the regional MSCI Inc. index. China and Hong Kong fluctuated, while US and European futures fell. Bond selling worsened on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome …

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India must free itself from its ‘non-aligned’ mindset

A draft resolution condemning Russia for its invasion of UkraineーS/2022/155ーwas overwhelmingly adopted at an emergency special session of the United Nations General Assembly last month. While passage was expected, what shocked the free world was that India “abstained” from voting. India is a major democratic power which, along with Japan, …

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Japan to completely lift COVID-19 restrictions as infections slow

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Wednesday announced plans to completely lift coronavirus restrictions on March 21 as new infections caused by the highly contagious omicron variant slow. COVID-19 restrictions currently in place in 18 prefectures, including the Tokyo area, will end on Monday as scheduled, Kishida …

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US and others to revoke Russia’s most favored nation status | BakerHotelier

On March 11, 2022, President Biden and the G7 (a group of countries that includes Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States) jointly announcement their intention to take action to revoke most favored nation (MFN) status – otherwise known in the United States as permanent …

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Malaysia, Japan to step up joint efforts to address global supply chain issues

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia and Japan reaffirmed their commitment to redouble their efforts to meet the challenges of the new era, especially the issues related to the disruption of the global supply chain. During a courtesy visit to former Japanese Prime Minister and Japanese Prime Minister’s Special Envoy to Malaysia, Shinzo …

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As Fukushima’s memory fades, proponents of nuclear power in Japan hope for a reset

TOKYO, March 11 (Reuters) – For the first time since an earthquake and tsunami crippled the Fukushima nuclear power plant in 2011 and killed nearly 16,000 people, Japan did not hold a national memorial on Friday for the anniversary of the disaster. On the eve of the 11th anniversary of …

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Salt Market Report: Production, Consumption, Trends and

NEW YORK, March 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IndexBox has released a new report: “World – Salt – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights”. Here is a summary of the main findings of the report. Salt market size The global salt market stood at $X in 2021, remaining relatively …

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SGX Nifty indicates flat start for Indian indices

Indian indices could get off to a flat start on Tuesday. Voting for the 5-state Assembly elections ended on Monday and exit polls suggest the BJP could retain power in 4. The last four sessions have seen the indexes drop due to the dispute between Ukraine and Russia, which led …

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Tough Saturday exit for Pinoy B.League imports as their Japanese clubs absorb losses │ GMA News Online

Victory proved elusive for the Filipino import teams who competed in the Japan B.League after several of their clubs suffered heavy losses on Saturday. Kobe Paras, one of only two Filipino reinforcements to adapt today, and his Niigata Albirex BB fell to Akita Northern Happinets, 92-76, to give up a …

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Bolivia is flooded with smuggled cars from Japan

SIX DAYS a week there is not much going on in Challapata, but every Sunday the town’s main square fills with Japanese cars. Few, if any, have license plates. They are chutos, or contraband cars. Most were shipped from Japan to Chile and then smuggled in. Listen to this story.Enjoy …

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Pineapples increase thanks to Japanese demand

THE CALL REFLECTS THE QUALITY: Fruit exports to Japan have come at the expense of the Philippines, whose harvests are already among the best in the world By Yang Yuan-ting and William Hetherington/staff reporter, with a staff editor Taiwan’s annual pineapple exports could reach 30,000 tons by the end of …

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Italy sought deals with Russia just before Putin invaded Ukraine

Senior Italian and Russian officials met to discuss potential business investments worth hundreds of millions of euros just over a week before Moscow invaded Ukraine, sources close to the government said. case. The talks in Moscow included a possible partnership between Genoa-based Ansaldo Energia and Russian group NordEnergo, according to …

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Japan braces for more inflation amid Ukraine crisis

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has further worsened the outlook for global inflation, with the crisis already pushing up oil prices – and economists say it could rise further. The renewed rise in energy costs is expected to hurt the Japanese economy, which has already started to feel the effects of …

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Taiwan to step up inspections of strawberries from Japan

Since the beginning of the week, fresh strawberries imported from Japan have been subject to lot-by-lot border inspections. The reason is to be found in excessive levels of pesticide residues, found in 15 batches of fruit imported over the past three months. Yesterday, Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released …

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Pork exports 2021: tonnage down, value up

Last year, the United States exported 25.4% of the pork we produced, while imports accounted for 4.3% of American pork production. After five years of increases, U.S. pork exports fell 3.4% in 2021. Last year, we exported 7 billion pounds of pork, the second largest on record. The drop was …

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Foreign automakers see their chance in Japan with electric vehicles

TOKYO — In September, Narumi Abe did something still rare in Japan: She bought a foreign car, choosing a Peugeot e-208 over a Honda e because, she says, the Peugeot can go longer long distances between charges. Abe has joined a small but growing group of Japanese drivers who eschew …

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DPP has not been transparent with the public on Japanese egg imports: KMT

By Chen Yun and Jake Chung/staff reporter, with a staff writer The Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) caucus yesterday urged the government to suspend egg imports from Japan, particularly from Ibaraki prefecture, which borders Fukushima to the south. The Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine of the Council …

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Japan’s clean coal bag

In October 2020, former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced that Japan would become net zero by 2050, signaling a critical turning point in the country’s energy system. The announcement was made against the backdrop of various challenges; a volatile global energy market, adverse economic circumstances and shortages in the …

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US beef exports break records in 2021

News US beef exports break records in 2021 February 14, 2022 Beef exports surpassed $10 billion for the first time U.S. beef exports far surpassed previous records for volume and value in 2021, topping $10 billion for the first time, according to year-end data released by the USDA and compiled …

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Singapore’s clean energy dilemma is a wake-up call for smaller nations

Singapore’s desire to switch to renewable energy comes up against its geographical limits. There is not enough space for large solar installations, there are no great rivers for hydroelectricity and the little wind the tropical city-state receives is not enough to drive a wind turbine. . This has forced Southeast …

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Japan to supply part of LNG imports to Europe amid Ukraine crisis

Japan will supply part of its liquefied natural gas imports to Europe from March as simmering tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine undermine energy security in the region, the Industry Minister Koichi Hagiuda. Hagiuda told reporters after meeting separately with EU Ambassador to Japan Patricia Flor and US …

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Hyundai tries to break into Japan again with electric, high-tech and online strategy

TOKYO — Hyundai Motor Co. is a global hit from Bangalore to Baltimore, but there’s a market right next door where the company’s badge has long gone: Japan. The South Korean automaker pulled out of the market in 2009, after a dismal run in Japan. But now Hyundai is going …

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Taiwan to ease food import ban linked to Japan nuclear disaster

Recasts, add details TAIPEI, February 8 (Reuters) – Taiwan announced on Tuesday it would relax a ban on Japanese food imports put in place following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, hoping to show it is a responsible partner and facilitate its joining a important transpacific trade pact. The World Health …

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Volatile international oil situation weighs on gas prices and policy in Japan

With the recent geopolitical instability rocking international oil markets, gasoline prices have started to climb around the world, and Japan has not emerged unscathed. The price at the pump reached ¥170 per liter on January 24, the highest price in more than 13 years. The government has responded with subsidies …

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Putin in LNG deal with China as US seeks supplies from Japan

February 4, 2022 News of the deal came as the United States asked Japan if it could divert some of its LNG imports to Europe in the event of a crisis in Ukraine. Russia has agreed to a 30-year contract to supply gas to China via a new pipeline and …

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In Review: Environmental Protection Regulations in Japan

All the questions Environmental protection i Air quality The Air Pollution Prevention Act regulates SO emissionsXNOX, soot and dust, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), mercury and other substances designated by the relevant ministerial order, and the emission standards applicable to each of these controlled substances are stipulated in the ministerial order …

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Japanese parliament passes resolution on human rights in China

Lawmakers stand to show their support as Japan‘s parliament passes a resolution on human rights in China at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo, Japan, February 1, 2022, in this photo taken by Kyodo. Mandatory Credit Kyodo/via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Feb …

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Espejo plays a full game in loss as Bagunas and Oita are swept away by vengeful Nagoya

Marck Espejo plays his first full game in two weeks, ahead of his FC Tokyo’s showdown with fellow Filipino star Bryan Bagunas and Oita Miyoshi next weekend MANILA, Philippines — FC Tokyo failed to stop their free fall in the Japan V. League as the JTEKT Stings ended a weekend …

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Supreme Court pick keeps importing black women into law

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — When Markicia Horton graduates this spring from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University in Houston and calls the bar, she will step into a world where a black woman should be part of the community. United States Supreme Court. Court for the first …

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Global Gas Markets Respond to Geopolitical Tensions and Cold Waves

Global Gas Markets Respond to Geopolitical Tensions and Cold Waves Global events have triggered a period of unexpected volatility for gas markets, as concerns over Europe’s supply and cold snaps hit major gas consuming economies, driving TTF and LNG prices down to levels of $30/Mmbtu. In Europe, the TTF, which …

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China sends dozens of fighter jets to Taiwan in latest forays

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The Liberty Times Op-Ed: Ending food ban to mend ties to Japan

At the 45th session of the Taiwan-Japan Economic and Trade Conference on January 11, Japan expressed concern over Taiwan’s ban on imports of Japanese food products from five prefectures following the disaster. of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in March 2011. Japan said it hoped Taiwan would follow international …

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Roar coach Moon knows Reds matter

Brisbane manager Warren Moon has revealed he considered signing Hiroshi Ibusuki a few years ago as the Japanese striker prepares to face the Roar with Adelaide United on Sunday. Ibusuki had an instant impact with the Reds after moving to South Australia, scoring the equalizer on his A-League Men debut …

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Live News: US jobless claims hit three-month high as Omicron weighs in

United Airlines has reduced its planned flight capacity for 2022 after the latest wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, caused by the Omicron variant, hit consumer demand. The carrier said in its fourth quarter earnings release that 2022 started with a reduced flight slate. Planned capacity increases will be delayed until …

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Senate plans to ban entrepreneurs from buying Chinese rare earths

A bill introduced in the Senate on Friday would ban defense contractors from buying rare earth minerals from China. It’s part of a larger effort to reinvigorate rare earth mining in the United States and create an alternative to China’s dominant supply chains. The bill, officially known as the “Restoring …

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Omicron penetrates the political, financial and technological centers of China

Omicron has crossed the political, financial and technological centers of China for the first time, putting pressure on the country’s response to the most transmissible variant as we await the Winter Olympics which begin in less than three weeks. China has detected locally transmitted omicron infections in the capital Beijing, …

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Philippine V. League imports earn trifecta, Espejo limited to 1 set

Bryan Bagunas, Jaja Santiago and Marck Espejo all claim wins with their respective teams in the Japan V. League MANILA, Philippines — The star-laden Philippine import team all picked up wins in the Japan V. League, led by Bryan Bagunas and the thrilling five-set escape of Bryan Bagunas and Oita …

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Cambodia and Japan trade $2.148 billion in 11 months of 2021

Trade between Cambodia and Japan reached $2.148 billion in the first eleven months of 2021, up 11% year on year from $1.922 billion, according to data provided by the Japan Trade Organization. exterior (Jetro). Cambodian exports to Japan amounted to $1.623 billion, up more than 9% year-on-year from $1.488 billion, …

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As costs skyrocket, some Japanese companies are doing the unthinkable: raising prices

The city skyline and harbor are seen at sunrise from the window of a quarantine bus during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan on July 24, 2021. REUTERS / Maxim Shemetov / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Jan. 12 (Reuters) …

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Taiwan to lift Japanese food import ban

Taipei – Taiwan is moving towards a possible lifting of the agricultural import ban from five Japanese prefectures introduced due to the 2011 nuclear accident at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant. “Now it all depends on President Tsai Ing-wen’s decision,” a diplomatic source said. It is believed that the …

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Bagunas and Espejo start the year with losses

BRYAN Bagunas and Marck Espejo resumed their respective Japan V.League campaigns with heartbreaking losses on Saturday. News Japan V.League Bagunas’ 27-point effort was wasted as VC Nagano ended their 14-game losing streak with a comeback from behind 36-34, 20-25, 16-25, 25-23, 15-13 against Oita Miyoshi at Kodama Osu Arena Bike …

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An aggressive Russia, a muted United States and a vigilant India

The strong words used by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov against the United States for opposing the sale of the S-400 missile system to India surprisingly did not elicit such an unpleasant reaction from the part of Washington so far. The Indian side was also surprised by the vehemence of …

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Japan Times reporter provides update on new Japanese Celtic contingent

A journalist from the Japan Times gives an update on the new Japanese contingent of Celtic … As the fever grew in the Celtic fan world over the imminent arrival of our new Japanese contingent, Japan Times reporter Dan Orlowitz was interviewed by Sky Sports News earlier to provide an …

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Foreign purchases continue to grow

Korea’s e-commerce imports hit a new high in 2021 as more people purchased foreign products online, government data showed on Thursday. E-commerce imports reached $ 4.15 billion in the first 11 months of this year, up 25.7 percent from the previous year, according to data from the Korea Customs Service. …

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Food for thought: Asian oil buyers have little room for maneuver with SPRs

The word “strategic” in the phrase Strategic Oil Reserves is there for a reason and no one understands it better than Asia’s biggest oil importers. With the energy security aspirations of Asia’s four largest oil importers – China, India, Japan and South Korea – perpetually vulnerable to global price fluctuations, …

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Inside Australia’s Growing Pirate Electric Car Market

He believes electric cars are crucial for decarbonization not only for their own reduced emissions, but with the right equipment, electric vehicles could recharge during times of low demand and had the potential to sell electricity back to the grid at peak periods. “One million electric cars would provide the …

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Bizzare modified Suzuki Each van evokes an old VW acid bus, it is also for sale

If you despair that the original Volkswagen T2 minivan never made it out of the 70s, some Japanese modders in the mid-2000s shared that sentiment. Meet this highly modified 2008 Suzuki Every Van. If this was a play on words, we don’t know which “everyone” Suzuki was referring to. We …

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9 to 9: Tuesday TheJournal.ie

Updated 4 minutes ago HELLO. Here’s all the news you need to know to start your day. Kevin lunney 1. In our main article this morning, reporter Garreth MacNamee describes the main locations mentioned in the debates surrounding the kidnapping of Kevin Lunney. Three men were convicted by the Special …

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Japan’s Stricter Omicron Entry Rules To Last Until New Year

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Saturday that Japan would extend its strict entry rules until at least early next year to prevent the spread of the omicron variant of the coronavirus. The government initially said the rules, prohibiting any further entry of foreign nationals into the world and requiring …

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Inflation is a concern for most economies, but not for Japan

(AP) – Soaring prices are haunting consumers and baffling economic planners in the United States and other countries, but not in Japan, where triggering inflation has proven to be an elusive goal. As the Federal Reserve and most other central banks shift into anti-inflation mode, the Bank of Japan on …

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Latest news: GAM and star fund manager fined over conflict of interest scandal

Qantas has become the latest airline to experience a slowdown in bookings, especially for international routes, due to the emergence of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. The Australian carrier said it held “significant levels” of domestic bookings during the Christmas summer season and the southern hemisphere, fueled by the …

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High beef prices should hold up

High beef prices show no signs of slowing as cattle numbers are under pressure globally. Demand remains strong, with Rabobank expecting supplies to tighten from a smaller US herd, slow herd rebuilding in Australia following the drought and disruption to exports from the United States. Brazil and Argentina. Agriculture analyst …

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NYCFC played the long game to reach the MLS Cup

PORTLAND, Ore. – The road, according to New York City Football Club executives as early as 2015, was always meant to lead here, to big moments, to finals, to trophies. That, they said, has always been the plan. Those who haven’t paid close attention to the development of the New …

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Japan lowers Q3 GDP due to larger impact on consumer spending

Consumption plummeted as bad weather kept shoppers home and a global chip shortage hit sales of cars and electronics due to production issues, a government official said. “A sharp contraction in durable goods (spending) indicated that cuts in auto production were having a huge impact,” said Wakaba Kobayashi, an economist …

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Putin to land in India with an eye on military, energy ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin will arrive in India on Monday for his second overseas trip since the pandemic, seeking to strengthen military and energy ties with a traditional ally courted by Washington. In its efforts to deal with a rising China, Washington has established the QUAD security dialogue with India, …

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Not just another dealer: Bangla Cars, a local brand, places its ambition high

Managing Director Md Zakir Hossain said they have already come a long way in producing four-wheeled vehicles under the Bangla Cars brand by importing parts from different countries and assembling them according to their own design and plan. “We didn’t want to be just another dealer-distributor of a foreign company. …

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Indonesia on palm oil, Japan on food origin labeling, South Korea on reformulation and more in our roundup

‘Do not discriminate’: Indonesian palm oil industry urges EU to play fair with environmental ‘due diligence’ system Indonesia’s palm oil industry has urged the European Union to ensure its final regulatory approach for imported products does not discriminate against palm oil, warning that efforts to replace it as an ingredient …

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Latest news: Von der Leyen calls for EU ‘discussion’ on compulsory vaccination

Omicron has been detected in at least 20 countries, as governments around the world impose restrictions to limit the spread of the latest variant of the coronavirus. Nigeria joined the list today, while Hong Kong reported a fourth infection upon the arrival of a traveler from Qatar. “Further epidemiological investigations …

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Panic over foreign exchange reserves? – Opinion

There is a sense of panic at the SBP (State Bank of Pakistan) and MoF (Ministry of Finance) about reducing the growing import bill. SBP’s gross reserves have declined by $ 3.8 billion in the past ten weeks, compared to $ 691 million last week alone. Emergency meetings are held …

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With rising production and imports, US oil inventories are rising; Markets anticipate OPEC, the allies’ next move

Domestic crude inventories rose for the fourth time in five weeks as higher imports and production more than offset rising demand, the United States Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Wednesday. The EIA said oil inventories for the week ended Nov. 19, excluding those of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR), …

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INTERVIEW | Why Japan shouldn’t give up nuclear power

~~ In the race for carbon neutrality, countries are largely looking for the key to maintaining their access to energy resources to sustain modern lifestyles and industry, while reducing their use of fossil fuels which are major contributors to greenhouse gases. In this research, the question of nuclear energy inevitably …

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