Kyodo Information Digest: Sept. 4, 2022

September 4, 2022

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The next is the newest checklist of chosen information summaries by Kyodo Information.

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Highly effective hurricane Hinnamnor might method southwestern Japan on Sept. 6

TOKYO – Highly effective hurricane Hinnamnor might method Japan’s southwestern major island of Kyushu on Tuesday, the climate company stated, whereas warning of excessive waves, robust wind gusts and mudslides.

The season’s eleventh hurricane was transferring slowly north over the East China Sea after passing between Ishigaki and Miyako islands in Okinawa Prefecture, the Japan Meteorological Company stated Sunday.

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IPEF ministers to declare begin of financial rules-making talks

TOKYO – Ministers from 14 member states of the U.S.-led Indo-Pacific financial framework are anticipated to declare the beginning of formal negotiations this week in Los Angeles, knowledgeable sources say, as they work to codify a rules-based financial order within the fast-growing area.

The 2-day assembly from Thursday in Los Angeles would be the first in-person ministerial gathering of the Indo-Pacific Financial Framework for Prosperity, referred to as the IPEF, which U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration has created as a car to counter China’s ascendance within the area.

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Japan, South Korea stress want for higher ties earlier than key court docket choice

SEOUL – The Japanese and South Korean international ministers on Saturday underscored the necessity for bettering bilateral relations strained over wartime points, as South Korea’s high court docket is predicted to make a related choice quickly.

“There has by no means been a time when progress in Japan-South Korea, Japan-U.S.-South Korea cooperation is extra vital than now,” Yoshimasa Hayashi, Japan’s high diplomat, stated in a speech at a web-based discussion board. The three nations have been working carefully to deal with challenges, together with threats from North Korea.

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Canines shed tears of pleasure when reuniting with house owners: examine

TOKYO – Canines shed tears of pleasure once they reunite with their beloved house owners after spending a number of hours aside, a latest examine by a Japanese analysis staff has discovered.

Though animals have been identified to shed tears to guard their eyes, that is the primary time it has been confirmed that canine can even cry as an emotional response, stated Miho Nagasawa, assistant professor of animal habits at Japan’s Azabu College who contributed to the examine.

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Variety of feminine college academics in Japan at file excessive

TOKYO – The variety of ladies instructing at universities in Japan hit a file excessive this Might, a greater than fourfold improve from 30 years in the past, just lately launched preliminary authorities knowledge confirmed.

There have been 50,975 ladies in instructing positions at private and non-private universities as of Might 1, up 738 from the earlier 12 months and making up an unprecedented 26.7 % of the entire variety of college educators, in line with the Ministry of Schooling, Tradition, Sports activities, Science and Know-how.

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Russia holds occasions on disputed isles to mark 1945 victory over Japan

TOKYO – Russia held navy occasions on a bunch of disputed islands off Hokkaido on Saturday, commemorating the day designated by Moscow because the anniversary of its victory over Japan within the Pacific Warfare in 1945.

The occasions, held on three of the 4 islands identified collectively because the Northern Territories in Japan and the Southern Kurils in Russia, had been additionally an indication of Russia’s efficient management of the isles.

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