Embracing Winterpeg: City joins global group to promote winter

The association is a network of more than 20 cities, and its mission is to promote winter experiences and technology, says a news release issued by the association ... Rovaniemi, Finland and Sapporo, Japan. ( read original story ...)

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10-year countdown begins for launch of Tokyo-Nagoy...
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Work to build a line for magnetically levitated...bullet trains has kicked off 10 years before its...scheduled 2027 launch as Japan looks to shorten...the trip from Tokyo to Nagoya to just 40 minutes....Construction of a tunnel under the Minami Alps,...believed to ... ( read original story ...)


Hyatt Place Tokyo Bay Hotel Announced for 2019
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Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today...that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a...management agreement with Tokyo Bay Resort...Development Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Sogo...Development Co., Ltd. for a Hyatt Place hotel near...Tokyo Disney Resort in ... ( read original story ...)


Nikkei inches down on stronger yen; SoftBank gains...
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TOKYO May 30 Japan's Nikkei share average inched...down on Tuesday as the market felt the weight of a...stronger yen, although a rise by index heavyweight...SoftBank helped curb the losses. The Nikkei ended...the day 0.02 percent lower at 19,677.85. It had...slipped ... ( read original story ...)


Chinese finance minister skips trilateral meeting ...
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YOKOHAMA, Japan Chinese Finance Minister Xiao Jie...skipped a trilateral meeting with his Japanese and...South Korean counterparts in Yokohama on Friday...due to important domestic matters, Japanese...Finance Minister Taro Aso said. While the specific...reasons for ... ( read original story ...)


Yokohama Rubber : Announces Changes in Senior Mana...
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in charge of IT & Management System Planning...Div., President of Yokohama Motorsports...International Co. Ltd.) Osamu Mikami Member of the...Board and Senior Managing Officer, President of...Tire Business, Head of Japan Replacement Tire...Sales & Marketing Div. ( read original story ...)


Boeing’s key suppliers in Japan want an upgrade
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That doesn’t dent Shiraishi’s faith in how...much further his company and Japan can reach in...the aerospace business. Though Kawasaki is perhaps...best known for its motorcycles, it’s an...industrial goliath that makes ships, trains, jet...engines and ... ( read original story ...)


iRobot Acquires Japanese Distribution Business fro...
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BEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --...iRobot Corp. (IRBT), a leader in consumer home...robotics products, today announced that it has...signed a definitive agreement to acquire the...iRobot-related distribution business of...privately-held Sales On Demand ... ( read original story ...)


Japan's Abe warns North Korea could fire sari...
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Jose Sepulveda (@josesepulvedatv) has more. Buzz60...Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned...Thursday that North Korea might be capable of...firing a missile loaded with sarin nerve gas...toward Japan. Abe, who made the statement at a...parliamentary panel on ... ( read original story ...)


Japan skating rink shuts over frozen fish controve...
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A theme park in Japan has closed a skating rink...featuring frozen fish after ... General manager Toshimi Takeda told the AFP news...agency said the theme park would now hold a...memorial ceremony for the fish. Pictures posted on...the park's Facebook page ... ( read original story ...)


DAVE MUSTAINE Goes Lingerie Shopping In Tokyo (Vid...
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Dave Mustaine went lingerie shopping with his wife...in Tokyo, Japan prior to hosting this week's...Classic Rock Roll Of Honour. The MEGADETH mainman...shared video footage of the experience via his...Periscope account. The Classic Rock Roll Of Honour...awards show ... ( read original story ...)


China athletes unlikely to stay at controversy-linked Sapporo hotel

The athletes can stay at the Sapporo Prince Hotel, the other hotel within the city designated for athletes' accommodation, or other hotels outside the area, according to the organizing committee. To have fuller access to the Kyodo News website, it is ... ( read original story ...)

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Tokyo bath house offering naked lectures to increa...
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A public bath house in Tokyo is offering classes...to its naked customers, hoping the experience of...learning in the nude will not only be liberating...but also bring back a young audience to the dying...tradition of communal baths. ( read original story ...)


Tokyo overcomes setbacks in 2020 Games
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TOKYO — With just over three years to go, sports...administrators from around the world are already...visiting Tokyo to check on the city's Olympic...preparations for the 2020 Games. While Tokyo has...had to overcome some initial setbacks, such as the...delay of ... ( read original story ...)


Japanese princess giving up royal status in order ...
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Quasi-public NHK TV reported the news late Tuesday...and the Imperial Household Agency confirmed the...report to Japanese media who belong to an...exclusive “press club” system. But the agency...declined comment to The Associated Press. The man...who won the ... ( read original story ...)


TH Real Estate eyes Japan property on growth outlo...
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US pension giant TIAA is setting its sights on...Japanese real estate, betting Abenomics has the...economy well placed to grow in coming years. The...near 100-year-old firm, known for offering...retirement products to teachers, plans to invest...about $1 billion in ... ( read original story ...)


I tried 'forest bathing' — the Jap...
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Even though I did not dress for rain and my feet...blistered, I felt unusually calm. The Japanese...practice of forest bathing — basically, just...being among trees — is starting to catch on...in the Bay Area, where stressed-out locals seek...natural ... ( read original story ...)


Tokyo Skytree tallies fifth anniversary
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Tokyo Skytree, the world’s tallest broadcasting...tower, marked its fifth anniversary on Monday. As...of March, about 26 million people had visited the...popular landmark, which is surrounded by the Tokyo...Solamachi commercial complex, and around 180...million ... ( read original story ...)


Ex-Osaka Mayor Hashimoto aims to meet Trump aides ...
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OSAKA – Former Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto will...visit Washington this month and is trying to set...up a meeting with senior aides to President Donald...Trump, sources close to him said Friday....Hashimoto, a high-profile politician whose candid...remarks have ... ( read original story ...)


FUKUSHIMA FEARS – Powerful earthquake hits n...
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Japan’s NHK news agency said the tremors...were felt throughout “wide areas” of...the east coast, though the epicentre was not at...sea, meaning a tsunami is unlikely. The Japan News...said it was powerful enough to be felt in the same...region as the nuclear ... ( read original story ...)


One day after Japan legalizes Bitcoin, Austria ope...
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Yesterday Japan announced that they are accepting...Bitcoin as legal tender in their monetary system,...making them the first nation to legitimize the...crypto-currency into their financial system. Now...on Feb. 10, a blockchain based tech company in the...city of ... ( read original story ...)


Domino’s to take full control of Japan pizza...
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Pizza giant Domino's will take full control of its...rapidly expanding Japanese operations, after its...minority partner, private equity firm Bain...Capital, announced it would pull the plug on its...25 per cent stake in August. The Japanese arm of...Domino's ... ( read original story ...)


Nikkei falls over 1 pct as US rally falters, BOJ decision awaited

TOKYO, Jan 31 Japan's Nikkei share average fell more than 1 percent on Tuesday, tracking Wall Street lower on concerns that U.S. President Donald Trump's policies may prove destabilising for the rest of the world. Traders were also reluctant to stake out ... ( read original story ...)

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Trump to seek quick progress with Japan's Abe...
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Abe has touted TPP as an engine of economic reform...and a counter-weight to a rising China, but...Japan's Kyodo news agency said he appeared on...Thursday to signal an openness to working out a...free trade or economic partnership agreement with...the United States. ( read original story ...)


King of Saudi Arabia arrives in Tokyo with his 1,0...
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman has arrived in Tokyo...with his 1,000-strong entourage making the first...visit to Japan by a monarch from the nation in...nearly five decades. The 81-year-old king, who was...greeted by Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito at Haneda...airport ... ( read original story ...)


Japan eyes expanded role for foreign farm speciali...
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TOKYO -- Japan will consider letting foreign...farming specialists work outside its national...strategic zones, expanding a current plan to...bolster a shrinking farm workforce. With its...agricultural population on the decline, Japan...needs to put foreigners to ... ( read original story ...)


Tokyo office vacancy rate up in January
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The average office vacancy rate in central Tokyo...rose 0.13 percentage point from the previous month...to 3.74% at the end of January, after a fall in...December, a real estate broker said Friday. Miki...Shoji Co said although there were few large-scale ... ( read original story ...)


Japan and Russia sign trade deals but remain maroo...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian...President Vladimir ... “The issue won’t be solved if each of...us just make their own case,” Abe told a...joint news conference with Putin. “We need...to make efforts toward a breakthrough so that we...don ... ( read original story ...)


Japan Warns against Protectionism
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14 de marzo de 2017, 09:11Tokyo, Mar 14 (Prensa...Latina) Finance Minister, Taro Aso, has expressed...his concern today over protectionism and stated...that the world economy should be kept open. These...statements were made in preparation for this...week's meeting ... ( read original story ...)


Bank of Japan March meeting summary: Policy will r...
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan board members said...easy monetary policy will be in place for some...time because consumer price growth is still...distant from the central bank's 2 percent...inflation target, a summary of opinions from their...March 15-16 meeting ... ( read original story ...)


Philippine leader Duterte says he wants foreign tr...
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TOKYO -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte,...speaking in a country that hosts 50,000 U.S....troops, said Wednesday that he wants his country...to be free of foreign troops, possibly within two...years. "I want to be friends to China," he told an...audience of ... ( read original story ...)


Late Amano goal leads Yokohama past Tokyo in J-Lea...
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TOKYO — Jun Amano scored with two minutes left...in regulation as Yokohama F Marinos beat FC Tokyo...1-0 on Sunday to pull within five points of...J-League leaders Kashiwa Reysol. With his first...career goal, Amano helped Yokohama to extend its...unbeaten run to ... ( read original story ...)


Tokyo Cement ‘Divi Shakthi’ Trains over 200 Dealer...
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Mr. Ismail Azeez of IIDT at an experiential...learning session during a Divi Shakthi program....Tokyo Cement ‘Divi Shakthi’ training...workshops on business management, conducted...together with the International Finance...Corporation (IFC), has successfully ... ( read original story ...)


Japan's central bank keeps policy intact, upgrades outlook

TOKYO - Japan's central bank has ended its first board meeting of the year with a decision to keep its lax monetary policy and negative benchmark interest rate unchanged. The Bank of Japan upgraded its forecasts for growth, though, citing signs the world's ... ( read original story ...)

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Three black swans that have died at a zoo in...Nagoya since late last month were all confirmed to...have been infected with avian influenza, the Aichi...prefectural government said Monday. The infections...at Higashiyama Zoo Botanical Gardens in the...central Japan ... ( read original story ...)


Bizav Traffic Rising in Japan’s Nagoya Region
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The area has two airports: Nagoya, one of the few...in Japan to be considered business...aviation-specific, and the larger Chubu Centrair...International Airport, which was built nearby to...handle the majority of the area’s commercial...traffic. Combined ... ( read original story ...)


Tokyo Olympics chiefs facing shortage of English s...
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Helen Bentley, who worked on Tokyo's Olympic bid...for communications firm Finsbury, said: "There are...relatively few opportunities to use spoken English...in Japan. "As a result, many Japanese are much...stronger at reading and writing than they are at...speaking." ( read original story ...)


Japan racks up longest growth streak in over a dec...
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But if the dollar's recent slide continues,...Japanese firms could lose that advantage,...returning to the difficulties they faced for much...of last year. Start your day right with the latest...news driving global markets, from major stock...movers and key economic ... ( read original story ...)


Tokyo stocks drop from the bell as yen's firm...
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TOKYO, March 6 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks dropped...from the morning bell on Monday, as a...comparatively firm yen against the U.S. dollar...negatively hit exporter issues, which tend to rely...on a weak yen to see overseas profits augmented...when repatriated. As ... ( read original story ...)


North Korea fires missile 800 kilometres, challeng...
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The launch, which Tokyo said could be a new type...of missile ... meaning it could have a far longer range than it...actually flew. Japan's Kyodo News said the missile...may be capable of covering a range as far as 4,000...kilometres if launched at a normal ... ( read original story ...)


Noahpinion: Do property rights increase freedom? (...
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Walking around urban Japan, I feel like I am...seeing a society that is several steps closer to...that ideal than the United States. You may have...heard that Japan is a government-directed society,...and in many ways it is. But in terms of the...constituents of ... ( read original story ...)


Nuclear write-down leaves Toshiba with $3.5-billio...
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TOKYO Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp probably...suffered a group net loss of about 400 billion yen...($3.52 billion) in the nine months through...December, the Nikkei reported on Sunday. The loss...is largely due to a goodwill impairment of around...600 billion ... ( read original story ...)


Nikkei edges down in choppy trade; bank shares out...
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TOKYO, Feb 3 Japan's Nikkei edged down in choppy...trade on Friday, as investors awaited the release...of the U.S. monthly jobs report that will set the...tone for the Federal Reserve's policy outlook,...while bank stocks outperformed on higher yields....The Nikkei ... ( read original story ...)


Nikkei drops on stronger yen, Trump's 'A...
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TOKYO Jan 23 Japan's Nikkei share average dropped...more than 1 percent on Monday as exporters fell on...a stronger yen, while sentiment was subdued on...concern over U.S. President Donald Trump's...protectionist trade views. The Nikkei dropped 1.3...percent to ... ( read original story ...)


Bank of Japan raises economic growth forecasts, keeps policy unchanged

The Bank of Japan raised its economic growth forecasts on Tuesday, but kept its policy stance unchanged, as was widely expected in its latest policy review. The central bank raised its gross domestic product (GDP) forecast to 1.4 percent for the current ... ( read original story ...)

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Q: What is the overall picture of the company's...global business? A: We have 423 bases of...operation, including our offices and partners'...outlets, in 108 cities in 37 countries and...regions. We are giving great importance to not...only handling Japanese ... ( read original story ...)


Nissan helps Yokohama launch an electric car-shari...
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Choimobi Yokohama is a new round-trip car rental...service that will let anyone with a driver's...licence, credit card and smartphone borrow a...compact electric city car. The new service, which...officially launches on Friday, uses Nissan's...ultra-compact New ... ( read original story ...)


Japan wants to help Duterte mend fences with the U...
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TOKYO — The outspoken Philippine President...Rodrigo Duterte worries his Japanese hosts. Not...just his policy toward the U.S. but also his...informal style: Will he chew gum in front of the...emperor? Duterte arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday for a...three-day visit ... ( read original story ...)


NHK Says Aramco to Explore Japan IPO
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The list includes Tokyo according to Japan's state...broadcaster NHK. Bloomberg's Sam Wilkin reports on..."Bloomberg Markets: Middle East." (Corrects...spelling of company name in headline) ( read original story ...)


Japan hotelier's Nanjing massacre denial ange...
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A Japanese hotel chain has come under fire for its...owner's claims that a World War Two massacre in...the Chinese city of Nanjing did not take place. A...book by Toshio Motoya, who owns APA Hotels, was...found this week to be widely distributed in his...outlets. ( read original story ...)


Yokohama Rubber Co. celebrates 100th Anniversary
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A century ago, The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. (YRC)...opened for business with one facility and began...producing rubber-based products such as belts,...hoses and, of course, tires. One hundred years...later, Yokohama has evolved into a major $6...billion global ... ( read original story ...)


Osaka university partners with firms to sell goods...
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OSAKA – Kindai University, which pioneered the...artificial farming of bluefin tuna — a pricy...delicacy served as sushi — is giving new life to...the discarded skin of the precious fish by...utilizing it for leather and cosmetics products....The Osaka ... ( read original story ...)


Japan Post considers multi-billion dollar Toll Gro...
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Those failings, say brokers, have been reflected...in Japan Post Holdings’ share price — trading...6 per cent below its IPO price of ¥1,400 per...share. The 2015 IPO was the first of an estimated...three tranches of government sales of shares in...Japan Post ... ( read original story ...)


Japan Display to raise stake in OLED display maker...
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Japan Display Inc (6740.T) will raise its stake in...Joled, an organic light-emitting diode (OLED)...display maker that was created through the merger...of Panasonic Corp's (6752.T) and Sony Corp's...(6758.T) OLED operations, the Nikkei reported....Japan Display ... ( read original story ...)


Tokyo stocks close up after BoJ meeting
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Tokyo shares closed higher Tuesday ... accounting for roughly one-third of Japan's...non-financial listings, the paper said. Energy...firms tracked a plunge in oil prices Monday after...OPEC's failure last week to hammer out details of...an agreement to cut ... ( read original story ...)


Should You Buy Line Corp. (ADR) Below Its IPO Price?

But that silver lining didn't prevent the stock from slipping below its IPO price of $32.84 ... Line News continues growing -- especially in its four "key countries" of Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and Indonesia. Line stated that its combined MAUs in those ... ( read original story ...)

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Osaka Gas : NNPC to resume oil search in Lake Chad
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05/05 CERTAIN ACTIVATED CARBON FROM THE PE:...Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty A.. 04/27...OSAKA GAS: NNPC boss vows to fully recover debts...from oil firms 04/25 OSAKA GAS: NNPC vows to fully...recover $103m, N11bn from Ontario, Aiteo and...Tele.. ( read original story ...)


Japan consumer prices, household spending slump in...
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TOKYO (Reuters) -- Japan's core consumer prices...marked the ninth straight month of annual declines...in November, data showed on Tuesday, suggesting...that the economy still lacks enough momentum to...jump-start inflation toward the central bank's...ambitious 2 ... ( read original story ...)


Japan’s business gift culture says it with orchids...
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In Japanese business celebrations, there’s...one thing you’ll almost always see: orchids....Pots of the exotic flowers, which often sell for...about ¥20,000 ($176), will be there in a newly...appointed president’s office, at the...entrance of a company that ... ( read original story ...)


Earthquake Off Fukushima, Japan, Triggers Tsunami
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TOKYO — A powerful earthquake triggered a...tsunami off the coast of Japan early Tuesday, near...where three nuclear reactors melted down at a...plant in Fukushima after a quake and tsunami in...2011. Article by Motoko Rich Tuesday’s quake...quickly brought ... ( read original story ...)


IT progress boosts safety confirmation services to...
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In this March 11, 2011 file photo taken directly...after the Great East Japan Earthquake, people at...Odakyu Machida Station in Tokyo wait in line to...make calls on payphones. (Mainichi) After the...Great East Japan Earthquake in March 2011 and the...Kumamoto ... ( read original story ...)


Tokyo stocks turn lower on yen’s rise
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Stocks fell back on the Tokyo Stock Exchange...Thursday ... Airline ANA met with selling after announcing a...plan to hold a news conference later on Thursday...over an important management issue, which later...turned out to be a change of its president. ( read original story ...)


Emperor Akihito: Japan considers moves to allow 20...
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Japan is considering legal changes to allow...Emperor Akihito to abdicate at the end of 2018,...say local media reports citing government sources....Crown Prince Naruhito could then ascend the throne...on 1 January 2019, according to the reports....Akihito, 83 ... ( read original story ...)


Japan to end 5-year peacekeeping mission in South ...
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TOKYO - Japan is ending its peacekeeping mission...in troubled South Sudan after five years, Prime...Minister Shinzo Abe announced Friday. Abe said...Japan would not renew the mission after the...current rotation returns in May. The 350-person...team has focused on ... ( read original story ...)


Capsule hotels in Japan reach out to foreign touri...
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New Japan Kanko Co, which claims to have...inaugurated the first ... "But we need to attract younger people as new...guests to continue our business." First Cabin Inc...has designed its rooms along the line of the first...class cabin of a passenger airline ... ( read original story ...)


Japan bolsters defense-technology cooperation with...
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TOKYO -- Japan plans to conclude separate treaties...on defense-equipment and technology transfers with...Italy, Germany and Sweden that will give Japan's...Self-Defense Forces access to advanced technology...from those countries. Strengthening cooperation in...this ... ( read original story ...)


Action thriller 'Mrs K' to open Osaka Asian Film Festival

PanARMENIAN.Net - Malaysian-Hong Kong action thriller "Mrs K" has been set as the opening film of the Osaka Asian Film Festival. The festival, which runs March 3-12, will close with the world premiere of teen music drama "Parks" by Osaka-born director Seta ... ( read original story ...)

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OSAKA, Japan (Reuters) - Japanese videogames maker...Nintendo Co cut its annual profit outlook by a...third on Wednesday as a strong yen erodes income...earned overseas and overwhelms an earnings bounce...from its surprise hit smartphone game Pokemon GO....But the ... ( read original story ...)


Japan named world’s best skiing destination by Aus...
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SYDNEY – Overtaking New Zealand, Japan has...topped the 2017 world skiing destination rankings...compiled by Australia’s International Traveler...magazine. Readers picked Japan as the best skiing...destination thanks to its high-quality powder...snow. ( read original story ...)


Japan and China discuss economic ties and cooperat...
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YOKOHAMA -- Japan and China held high-level talks...on the sidelines of the Asian Development Bank's...annual meeting on Saturday to discuss the bad loan...situation in China and bilateral cooperation in...Asia. Taro Aso, Japan's deputy prime minister and...finance ... ( read original story ...)


Christmas gifts arrive at International Space Stat...
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CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA.—Christmas gifts arrived...at the International Space Station on Tuesday,...courtesy of Japan. A Japanese cargo ship pulled up...at the orbiting lab four days after launching. The...capsule — called Kounotori, or white stork...— contains ... ( read original story ...)


Tokyo, Kyoto named best non-American cities by U.S...
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NEW YORK – Tokyo and Kyoto have been picked...as the world’s best and second-best cities...outside the United States, the U.S. travel...magazine Conde Nast Traveler said Tuesday. Its...readers cast more than 100,000 votes in the 2016...poll. Japan’s current ... ( read original story ...)


Japan October core machinery orders rise, beating ...
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's October core machinery...orders rose for the first time in three months to...beat expectations, government data showed - a...tentative sign of a pickup in capital expenditure....Core orders, a highly volatile data series...regarded as an ... ( read original story ...)


Japan eyes trilateral talks with China, South Kore...
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... and South Korea about holding a trilateral summit...in Tokyo in February aimed at deepening...cooperation on such issues as a free trade deal,...the environment and counter-terrorism, Kyodo news...agency reported on Saturday. Disagreements over...North Korea ... ( read original story ...)


Credit Suisse Goes Bullish On Nikkei
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Readers of this blog have complained that the...Nikkei 225 is not rallying as fast as the yen is...weakening. Credit Suisse appears to share that...sentiment. Credit Suisse raised its weighting in...Japanese stocks to Overweight, now seeing Nikkei...to hit 20,000 by ... ( read original story ...)


Can Toshiba escape fate of corporate Japan's ...
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But it also faces another fate: becoming the most...high-profile member of Japan's corporate living...dead, also known as zombie firms. Toshiba admitted...this week that its survival is at risk and that...the firm could be delisted from the Tokyo stock...exchange ... ( read original story ...)


Rex Tillerson Set to Arrive in Tokyo on Asia Trip
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Mar.14 -- Bloomberg's Stephen Engle reports on...U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's...three-nation Asia tour. Engle speaks on "Bloomberg...Markets." ( read original story ...)