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Kishida to give keynote address at Shangri-La security summit

Juntendo University ordered to pay ¥8 million over rigged entrance exams

BOJ’s dovish isolation draws public heat ahead of leadership change

Baby Pikachu? Japan panel weighs accepting unconventional readings of kanji for names

Japanese ties to Sakhalin gas and oil projects uncertain amid scrutiny

U.S. midterm stakes grow clearer: Election deniers will be on many ballots

China’s internet censors try a new trick: Revealing users’ locations

Rangers sweep Angels; Shohei Ohtani gets no decision

Does your country really need digital cash?

Eintracht beats Rangers to win Europa League final and end 42-year drought

Japan and U.S. to cooperate on future moon landing by Japanese astronaut

Warriors too much for Mavericks to handle in Game 1

North Korea wants to follow China’s COVID ‘success.’ Its plan may backfire.

North Korea’s Kim looks to rocket himself to top of Biden-Yoon summit agenda

U.S. soccer reaches deal to guarantee equal pay for men’s and women’s teams

Climate debt that stalled globally takes off with push in Japan

Climate-conscious independents could determine Australian election

Turkey’s Erdogan links Sweden and Finland NATO bid to return of ‘terrorists’

Frontale edges Vissel late to move into first place

Junya Nishi leads Tigers at plate and from mound in win over Swallows

Japan’s trade gap widens as import costs surge on supply pressures

Li Kotomi’s ‘Solo Dance’ flows across prose and borders

English proficiency of Japanese students is improving, government says

Man arrested for spending ¥46 million of mistakenly sent COVID funds

‘Wandering’: Questionable subject matter, handled with care

‘Shin Ultraman’: No deeper messages, just a lot of fun

Takanosho takes sole lead as Terunofuji maintains pursuit