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Japan and South Korea buyers not yet asked to pay roubles for Russian LNG imports

Major Asian buyers of Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) said they had yet to receive requests to pay for supplies in Russian roubles after a senior manager at gas producer Gazprom floated a proposal to expand the payment scheme. The proposal came just days after Russia moved to seize operations of the Sakhalin-2 LNG plant […]

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Japan’s Yoshimasa Hayashi to attend G20 foreign ministers meeting in Indonesia

Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said Tuesday he will travel to the Indonesian island of Bali later this week to attend a foreign ministerial meeting of the Group of 20 major economies. Hayashi said during a new conference that he will explain Japan’s policies on food and energy supply issues at the two-day meeting starting Thursday, […]

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台風から温帯低気圧 なぜ広範囲で記録的大雨に? 6日も警戒を | NHK

台風4号から変わった温帯低気圧などの影響で、西日本から北日本にかけての広い範囲で大気の状態が不安定になりました。高知県では4日夜遅くから5日未明にかけて発達した雨雲が次々とかかり続け「線状降水帯」が確認されました。台風4号が上陸した朝には九州北部で、昼からは北海道や青森県でも「記録的短時間大雨情報」が相次いで発表され、土砂災害や浸水の被害が報告されています。いったいなぜ、こんなに広い範囲で記録的な大雨となったのか。 Source link

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Japan’s FY 2021 tax revenue hits record 67.04 trillion yen

Japan’s tax revenue in fiscal 2021 hit 67.04 trillion yen ($495 billion), up 10.2 percent from the previous year and setting a record for the second straight year, as the economy continues on its recovery track from the coronavirus pandemic, the Finance Ministry said Tuesday. Consumption tax was the largest contributor to overall tax revenue […]