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ANA eyes Southeast Asian market with new LCC brand AirJapan

ANA Holdings Inc. expects the Southeast Asian market to be one of the new growth drivers for the airline in the post-pandemic recovery of leisure travel demand, planning to launch a new service to and from Thailand under its low-cost-carrier brand AirJapan.
1985 JAL jet crash

Victims of fatal 1985 JAL jet crash mourned on 38th anniversary

Families and friends commemorated on Saturday the 38th anniversary of the Japan Airlines jet crash that killed 520 passengers and crew in the world's deadliest single-aircraft accident.
Beirut Port explosion

Lebanon commemorates three years since Beirut Port explosion

It has been three years since the August 4 Beirut Port explosion. To commemorate that dark day in the lives of many in Lebanon, hundreds of people met at the fire station in Karantina and marched to the outskirts of the port.
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Police to be granted more leeway to use force against violent criminals

Amid growing fears of random attacks and online murder threats forewarning of copycat crimes, Justice Minister Han Dong-hoon ordered the prosecution, Monday, to broadly endorse the use of force by police in the process of arresting violent offenders.
Hindu-Muslim clashes

Hindu-Muslim clashes escalate as Modi faces no-confidence vote over silence

Violence between Hindus and Muslims escalates in Haryana, while larger concerns over communal tensions and leadership accountability intensify.
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Amir-Abdollahian terms Iran-Pakistan economies complementary

Iran and Pakistan's economies complement each other, the Iranian foreign minister said at the conference on economic investment opportunities between Iran and Pakistan on Friday.
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Tehran has no restrictions in expanding ties with Islamabad

Iranian top diplomat says Tehran has no restrictions in the expansion of relations with Islamabad as Iran attaches special importance to the development of relations with this neighbor.

Foreign minors who grow up in Japan to be eligible for residence

The Japanese government is set to make foreign nationals under the age of 18 and born and raised in Japan eligible for special permission for residency provided their cases fulfill certain requirements, sources familiar with the matter said Thursday.

(LEAD) S. Korea’s exports down for 10th month in July; trade surplus extended to...

South Korea's exports fell for the 10th consecutive month in July due mainly to weak demand for semiconductors, but the country reported a trade surplus for two straight months, the industry ministry said Tuesday.
dog meat farmers

South Korean dog meat farmers push back against growing moves to outlaw their industry

The dogs bark and stare as Kim Jong-kil approaches the rusty cages housing the large, short-haired animals he sells for their meat. Kim opens a door and pets one dog’s neck and chest.

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