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Everything You Need to Know About Mt. Gox Repayments

Finance Magnates 29 Sep 2023
Few events have had the same impact as the demise of Mt ... Mt. Gox's Rise and Fall. Mt ... Mt ... The Tokyo District Court holds the final decision on asset distribution, leaving creditors waiting for updates amid an enduring Mt ... The Tokyo District Court accepted a restoration plan in March 2019, marking an important milestone ... The court-appointed trustee for Mt.
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Indonesia plans Bali light rail to ease congestion

Gulf News 29 Sep 2023
JAKARTA. Indonesia plans to start building a light rail transit system on the popular resort island of Bali next year to ease roadway congestion from the airport, a senior minister has said ... The project, ordered by President Joko Widodo, had courted investment interest in Seoul, Tokyo and Beijing, he said. "There are South Korea, Japan and China ... .
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Japanese court orders compensation for Minamata disease sufferers

China.dot.org 28 Sep 2023
TOKYO, Sept ... The court on Wednesday ruled that 2.75 million yen (18,400 U.S ... The result is the first for a series of similar lawsuits filed with Tokyo, Niigata and Kumamoto district courts, as well as the Osaka court, and is likely to influence the rulings to be issued later, according to local media.
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Okinawa governor ignores Tokyo’s deadline to approve Marine Corps runway permits

Stars and Stripes 28 Sep 2023
CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — The governor of Okinawa prefecture has defied a deadline set by Tokyo to approve design changes for a coastal airfield that will one day replace Marine Corps Air Station Futenma ... 4 lost his appeal to the country’s Supreme Court, which ordered him to approve ...
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Japan's court recognizes more victims of Minamata mercury poisoning and awards them compensation

Canada Dot Com 28 Sep 2023
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court on Wednesday ordered the central government, the Kumamoto prefecture and a chemical ...
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1st hearing for 1966 Japan murder retrial set for October 27

Kyodo 28 Sep 2023
In March, the Tokyo High Court, which was ordered by the Supreme Court in 2020 to re-examine its 2018 decision not to reopen the case, reversed course and ordered the retrial, citing the unreliability of the main evidence used. The decision became final after prosecutors decided they would not appeal the high court order.
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EDITORIAL: All Minamata victims should receive relief as new ruling shows

Asahi News 28 Sep 2023
In ruling on the group lawsuit, the Osaka District Court on Sept ... Group lawsuits have also been filed with the Kumamoto, Niigata and Tokyo district courts, with the total number of plaintiffs exceeding 1,700 ... The government should launch the process of providing relief for all the plaintiffs without waiting for the decisions by these district courts.
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Japan court orders compensation to 128 unrecognized Minamata victims

Kyodo 28 Sep 2023
A Japanese district court on Wednesday ordered the state and others to pay a total of 350 million yen ($2.3 ... Lawyers representing the plaintiffs celebrate a ruling at the Osaka District Court on Sept ... Similar lawsuits are under way in Tokyo, Niigata, and Kumamoto district courts.
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Okinawa rejects central gov't demand over U.S. base landfill

Kyodo 27 Sep 2023
Land minister Tetsuo Saito placed the demand as Tamaki did not respond to the Supreme Court's decision earlier this month that turned down an appeal by Okinawa, confirming Tokyo's authority to instruct the local government to approve the modified plan. Tokyo and Okinawa have long remained at odds over relocating U.S.
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Japan’s court recognizes more victims of Minamata mercury poisoning and awards them compensation

Wtop 27 Sep 2023
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court on Wednesday ordered the central government, the Kumamoto prefecture and a chemical company to recognize more than 120 plaintiffs as patients of the decades-old Minamata mercury poisoning and pay compensation they have been denied because they developed symptoms after moving away from the region.
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AP Business SummaryBrief at 10:03 a.m. EDT

The Eagle-Tribune 27 Sep 2023
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court has ordered the central government, the Kumamoto prefecture and a chemical company to recognize more than 120 plaintiffs as patients of the decades-old Minamata mercury poisoning and pay compensation they have been denied because they developed symptoms after moving away from the region.
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AP Business SummaryBrief at 3:06 p.m. EDT

Enid News & Eagle 27 Sep 2023
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court has ordered the central government, the Kumamoto prefecture and a chemical company to recognize more than 120 plaintiffs as patients of the decades-old Minamata mercury poisoning and pay compensation they have been denied because they developed symptoms after moving away from the region.
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AP Business SummaryBrief at 3:33 p.m. EDT

The Galveston Daily News 27 Sep 2023
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court has ordered the central government, the Kumamoto prefecture and a chemical company to recognize more than 120 plaintiffs as patients of the decades-old Minamata mercury poisoning and pay compensation they have been denied because they developed symptoms after moving away from the region.
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AP Business SummaryBrief at 3:29 p.m. EDT

Cadillac News 27 Sep 2023
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court has ordered the central government, the Kumamoto prefecture and a chemical company to recognize more than 120 plaintiffs as patients of the decades-old Minamata mercury poisoning and pay compensation they have been denied because they developed symptoms after moving away from the region.
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AP Business SummaryBrief at 9:05 a.m. EDT

Enid News & Eagle 27 Sep 2023
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court has ordered the central government, the Kumamoto prefecture and a chemical company to recognize more than 120 plaintiffs as patients of the decades-old Minamata mercury poisoning and pay compensation they have been denied because they developed symptoms after moving away from the region.

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