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The Japan News is published by The Yomiuri Shimbun, which boasts the largest circulation in the world.


Japan’s Kazu Hiro wins 2nd Oscar

The Japanese-born movie makeup artist Kazu Hiro won his second Academy Award alongwith Anne Morgan and Vivian Baker.


India’s exit from 16-nation regional trade pact moves closer to reality

Japan intends to continue efforts to persuade India to remain in the RCEP.


Japan to expand export controls to prevent leak of cutting-edge AI, biotech

The government is looking at making artificial intelligence, biotechnology and other technologies subject to export controls as early as fiscal 2020.

OECD studying tax on IT giants

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is studying a draft of a new international rule aiming at properly taxing IT giants, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.