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Japan to lift restrictions on foreign tourists

Japan will open its doors back up to foreign tourists, after more than two years of closed borders due to the Covid pandemic. Tourists will be able to visit the country without a visa, and will no longer need to go through a…

Japan core consumer prices rise 2.8% to nearly 8-yr high

Japan's core consumer prices surged 2.8 percent to a nearly eight-year high in August, in the latest sign of cost-push inflation accelerated by a weak yen to the detriment of consumers, government data showed Tuesday, heaping pressure on…