Japan News 15 April 2018 This Week

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Japan News 15 April 2018 This Week

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Read highlights of the Japan news 15 April 2018 for the past week.

Japan News This Week.

Britain Sends Warships to Asia to Monitor North Korean Trade

New York Times

Japan’s baseball star Shohei Ohtani draws Babe Ruth comparisons

BBC

Centuries-worth supply of rare earths found in Japanese waters

The Mainichi

Isao Takahata Obituary

Guardian

Japan’s new marine unit in East China Sea upsets Beijing

Asia Times

U.S. Veterans (and the Okinawa Dugong) Reveal MCAS Futenma’s Infringement of U.S. Navy’s Safety Standards: Call for Immediate Closure of the Base

Japan Focus

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“A man in Ashoro, Japan, is being honored with an award that’s been a long time coming: Being recognized as the world’s oldest living male.

Masazo Nonaka, who was 112 years and 259 days as of April 10, has just officially been selected as the world’s oldest living male, according to Guinness World Records.”

Source: Huffington Post

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