• Tokyo Governor Koike's allies seek to repeat local success in Japan national poll
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    Tokyo Governor Koike's allies seek to repeat local success in Japan national poll

    By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - With no platform, no party leader and not even a formal name, a nascent political party linked to popular Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike is preparing for a snap election that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to call for next month. Koike, 65, is a former

  • Bank of Japan pushes on with stimulus as Fed eyes rate hike
    AFP2 hours ago

    Bank of Japan pushes on with stimulus as Fed eyes rate hike

    The Bank of Japan has left its negative interest rate policy in place as the world's third biggest economy enjoys its longest spell of growth in more than a decade

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    Oceania allowed small quota of athletes at 2022 Asian Games

    A small contingent of athletes from Oceania nations will be allowed to compete at the 2022 Asian Games in China so long as their qualification paths for the 2024 Paris Olympics go through Asia, the Australian Olympic Committee said on Thursday. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) will allow around 300

  • Reuters6 hours ago

    Olympics-Oceania allowed small quota of athletes at 2022 Asian Games

    A small contingent of athletes from Oceania nations will be allowed to compete at the 2022 Asian Games in China so long as their qualification paths for the 2024 Paris Olympics go through Asia, the Australian Olympic Committee said on Thursday. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) will allow around 300

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