Oct. 25, 2014

TPP Ministers Start 3-Day Talks in Sydney

Sydney, Oct. 25 (Jiji Press)--Japan, the United States and 10 other countries engaged in Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade negotiations kicked off their three-day ministerial talks in Sydney on Saturday.

Radioactive Waste Facility Surveys Put Off Again in Miyagi

Kami, Miyagi Pref., Oct. 25 (Jiji Press)--The Environment Ministry, again on Saturday, failed to begin drilling surveys in three candidate sites in Miyagi Prefecture for a final facility to store radioactive waste produced by the March 2011 nuclear accident.

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POLITICS
S. Korea's Park Says Headway in Comfort Women Issue Needed for Summit with Japan
ECONOMY
21 Countries Agree to Set Up China-Led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
SPORTS
Asian Para Games in Incheon Ends; Japan Wins 143 Medals Including 38 Golds
OTHER
Man Shot Dead by Police in New York after Injuring 2 Cops in Attack with Ax