Aussie climbs, Yen falls as Evergrande contagion fears recede

TOKYO, Sept.27 (Reuters) – The risk-sensitive Australian dollar rallied and the safe-haven yen plunged to its lowest level in nearly three months on Monday amid fears of widespread contagion market share by the China Evergrande group (3333.HK) faded. Rising commodity prices also helped the Aussie and the Norwegian krone, while …

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No majority expected in the 1st round of the LDP ballot

Japan’s main ruling Liberal Democrats will vote on Wednesday to choose a new president. The winner is almost certain to replace Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide as head of government. The four candidates concluded a 4-day online debate on Sunday. NHK analysis suggests that neither are on track to win a …

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Japanese director Ryo Takeuchi and his new shot

A poster of Long Time No See, Wuhan In the summer of 2020, Ryo Takeuchi, a Japanese documentary maker, became popular on the internet in China and Japan. Chinese netizens call him “Uncle Ryo”. Born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan in 1978, Takeuchi now lives in Nanjing, China. If you go …

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Japan’s virtual stars are now making real money

As a 3D projection, Japan’s oldest virtual pop star filled New York’s Madison Square Garden as early as 2014. To date, Hatsune Miku, an anime character with long turquoise braids and a tight mini skirt, has lost none of its appeal. In June, she performed a hybrid online infographic concert …

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10 iconic anime dances more famous than their anime

The creative market is inundated with books, films, comics, animation, and other media that tell various stories. In such a saturated market, it really helps if there’s something about a particular series that sets it apart. For cartoons, animation studios are thinking about ways to bring attention to their product, …

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Takaichi claims independence from the media

At Sanae Takaichi’s press conference announcing her candidacy for President of the Liberal Democratic Party on September 8, Takako Zenba of TBS asked her about remarks she had made in the past, calling some poor people act to get money from the state. Takaichi explained her thoughts on helping the …

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Visions’ with a Japanese dub

Separated from the canon of the original films and subsequent spinoffs, Visions is a Japanese anime anthology series that tells different and original stories set in alternate versions of the Star wars universe. The series began airing on September 22, 2021, and each episode is currently available to watch. How …

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Jeremy Quin MP, Minister of Defense Procurement, in Japan for bilateral discussions on defense industrial collaboration

He also met with Defense Minister Kishi and spoke with Commissioner Suzuki of the Japan Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA). Minister Quin’s meetings built on the momentum of bilateral UK-Japan defense and security relations. Emphasis was placed on industrial and technological joint defense collaboration, with agreements aimed at further …

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INX Limited Partners With Japanese Financial Giant GMO Internet Group To Bring NYDFS Regulated Stablecoins To Retail And Institutional Investors

FX trading goes digital, 24/7 as Yen Stablecoin listed on INX Digital from October 5th NEW YORK, September 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – INX Limited (INX), owner of a regulated cryptocurrency exchange and digital security trading platform, has partnered with GMO-Z.com Trust Company, Inc. ( GMO Trust), to list …

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Factbox: An intensifying arms race in Asia

The Royal Australian Navy guided-missile frigate HMAS Parramatta (FFH 154) (L) sails with the US Navy amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) and the Arleigh-Burke-class guided guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) in the South China Sea, April 18, 2020. …

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Non-indigenous success in Japan

From homestay in high school to Tokyo-based international relations to a major Japanese lifestyle brand, Sam Fitzgerald tells AMC about his life as a non-native creative in Japan. Like many Kiwis who end up in Japan, Sam Fitzgerald heard about the JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) program after graduating from …

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Hennessy Japan Fund Commentary – GuruFocus.com

Could you discuss the Japanese government’s response to the ongoing pandemic? Like many other countries, Japan is struggling with the Delta variant and is focusing on vaccinations, which currently affect around 50% of the Japanese population. The Japanese government has remained adamant against the imposition of strict containment measures. In …

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Australia says France was aware of “serious” submarine problems

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – France reportedly knew Australia had “deep and serious concerns” that a fleet of submarines the French were building would not meet Australian needs, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday after the cancellation of the contract triggered a diplomatic crisis. France accused Australia of concealing its …

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Elon Musk says Starlink will drop out of beta next month

This long-exposure image shows a track from a cluster of SpaceX’s Starlink satellites passing over Uruguay on February 7, 2021.Photo: Mariana Suarez / AFP (Getty Images) Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX Friday announced that Starlink, the company’s satellite internet service, will exit its public beta phase in October. While this …

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LDP’s deep pockets invite questions from the press

On August 31, Tokyo Shimbun published two articles on money and politics for the upcoming election season. One focused on the Political Funds Control Act, which places restrictions on political donations but does not require recipients to report how those funds are spent. Individuals cannot give money directly to politicians. …

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Apple and Google remove ‘Navalny’ voting app in Russia

The Russian government has been increasingly blunt in recent days about its willingness to use threats of arrest to prevent use of the app. “With the participation of Apple and Google, specific crimes are committed, the scale of which can only increase in the coming days”, declared Thursday Vladimir Dzhabarov, …

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Biden to host World Leaders Climate Forum

WASHINGTON – President Biden announced on Friday that the United States and Europe have pledged to work to reduce global methane emissions by a third over the next decade and urged other countries to join their efforts to combat a powerful greenhouse gas that warms the planet. In a virtual …

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No credit history needed – Forbes Advisor

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10 cutest TV and movie characters based on terrifying creatures

Movies and TV shows take inspiration from the realm of mythology to create their fantastic creatures, such as unicorns and werewolves in the Harry potter franchise. However, there is also a lot of real-world inspiration, with ferocious animals such as sharks and snakes providing interesting character designs for various films. …

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Ghostland: I saw Zion

Who is Japan’s craziest filmmaker right now? I say it’s Sion Sono. His films include the karate gangsta rap musical Tokyo tribe and Why don’t you play in hell?, a satire about a mad filmmaker who, along with his film crew, murders a whole bunch of Yakuza gangsters for their …

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An anxious person tries to be cold

Eventually it was obsessed with my neighbor getting boring – trying to plan a dinner with someone who found reservations “restrictive” and watching friends walk away as I complained, once again, about his cancellation. I stopped leaving my light on all night, slept well, found a therapist, and opened up …

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Xi’s “Common Prosperity” Campaign Sparks Rare Debate in China

In a country that regularly censors opposing views, pressure from Chinese President Xi Jinping for “common prosperity” has sparked something unusual: a heated public policy debate. On the one hand, those who share the views of blogger Li Guangman, whose comment last month calling Xi’s regulatory crackdown a “profound revolution” …

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Internet-provided PCIT potential for ASDs in the COVID-19 era: a pilot study – Matano – – Pediatrics International

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are neurodevelopmental disorders characterized by fundamental deficits in social interaction and communication. ASD occurs in 0.8% to 2.0% of school-aged children, some with co-morbid disruptive behaviors.1 Parent-child interaction therapy2 (PCIT) is an evidence-based treatment for disruptive behavioral disorders in children aged 2 to 7 years and …

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