Japan Says It Will Abide by Apologies Over Actions in World War II
New York Times
G7 finance ministers meet amid Japan currency questions
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Japanese yen plunges to four-year low. G7 unlikely to act.
Christian Science Monitor
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Over the Golden Week holiday, 1.77 million people visited Tokyo's Skytree. Of those, 193,000 went up to the observations deck.
Source: Yomiuri Shinbun
Japan's Ministry of Justice recently announced the success rate of applicants seeking asylum in Japan. 18 applicants - most of them Burmese - received asylum in 2012, in which the approval rate was 0.2%. That is the lowest since the refugee program was created in 1982.
Source: Asahi Shinbun
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