Japan's imports in May grew 8.1 percent and exports grew 14 percent, sending the trade balance into a deficit for the first time in three months, according to the preliminary data
Japan's Fire and Disaster Management Agency said two people were found with no vital signs and 41 others had been injured.
The number of foreign workers in Japan has nearly doubled over the past five years to 1.28 million last year
The number of foreign workers in Japan has nearly doubled over the past five years to 1.28 million last year.
Japan's economy shrank an annualised 0.6 percent in the first quarter, though many analysts expect growth to bounce back on solid exports and capital expenditure.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono met in Seoul two days after Trump and Kim signed a statement agreeing to pursue the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.
Citing multiple government sources, the paper said officials from the two countries had been in contact several times in recent months to negotiate a possible meeting between the two leaders.
The Kyodo news agency said the jet belonged to the US Kadena Air Base and crashed early this morning about 80 kilometres south of Naha, the regional capital of Japan's southern Okinawa island.
The FSA in a report said it was rejecting FSHO's application after the exchange failed to comply with its suggestions following on-site inspections earlier in the year
"In five days, the US-North Korea summit is to take place. First of all, I would like to pay my deep respect to the outstanding leadership of President Trump as he made this decision that no past president were ever able to accomplish. In the last 18 months, we really spent many hours to discuss this issue," he said.
The US leader promised to raise the highly sensitive issue of the Japanese nationals kidnapped by Pyongyang in the 1970s and 1980s with Kim Jong Un at next week's high-stakes summit in Singapore.
Abe has spoken to Trump 30 times since he became president, including eight face-to-face meetings, and officials say Washington is well-aware of Tokyo's stance towards Pyongyang.
SMC, which began its journey in India through a joint venture with the Central government - Maruti Udyog, said the country is the fastest to reach 20 million units in 34 years and 5 months since starting production in December 1983, breaking the record of 45 years and 9 months in Japan.
Washington found itself isolated at a weekend meeting of G7 finance ministers over its stinging steel and aluminium tariffs and Tokyo kept up the barrage in unusually strong language.
Industrial output rose just 0.3 percent in April from the previous month, official data showed on Thursday, well below the median forecast for a 1.2 percent increase and a 1.4 percent rise in March.
The company will put the melons on display until the end of the month and after that pieces of them will be given away at the market for free
Japan Display, one of the main suppliers of iPhone liquid crystal display (LCD) screens, has lagged its South Korean rivals in OLED production. By contrast, shares in LG Display Co Ltd surged.
Although the US firm dabbled in the wine business in the 1970s, the experiment in Japan is "unique" in the company's 125-year history, said Coca-Cola Japan president Jorge Garduno.
This was second such occurrence. In November, last year, a train running on Tsukuba Express line between Tokyo and the city of Tsukuba left 20 seconds early from the platform.
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for South Asia Thomas Vajda said the private sector played a central role in developing the connectivity and networks that promote prosperity.
Japanese diplomats, officials in the Israeli Foreign Ministry and senior Israeli diplomats who served in Japan were “shocked” when they heard about the incident.
Li referred to an improvement in relations between the two nations, saying, "Blue skies are appearing."
"Today President Moon Jae-in and Chairman Kim Jong Un held earnest discussions about North Korea's denuclearisation. I want to welcome that as a positive move toward comprehensive resolution of various issues concerning North Korea," Abe told reporters in Tokyo.
"India's preliminary safeguard on imported solar cells drew criticisms from the EU and Japan, which criticized the conduct of the investigation and the initial findings," a Geneva-based trade official said.
"The success of the two summits means North Korea's nuclear and missiles issue as well as the issue of Japanese abductees in North Korea will be resolved, and in that case North Korea and Japan will be able to move on from the past and normalise ties," Abe was cited as saying in a phone call with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.