An Identity Lost in Post-War Japan Took 67 Years to Reclaim

At a public bath in a Yokohama slum in the 1950s, a red-haired girl scrubs her skin with a pumice stone, hard, to try to get the white out. Other kids sometimes taunt her. "American, American." She yells back, "I'm Japanese!" She is told she was abandoned. ( read original story ...)

BANK OF JAPAN : Japanese Prices Continue to Fall

TOKYO-Japanese consumer prices fell again in October, but deflationary pressure showed some signs of softening-a positive development for beleaguered central bankers. The core consumer price index slipped 0.4% from a year earlier in October, adjusted for ... ( read original story ...)

Japan Display Said Close to a Bailout

Nov.24 -- Japan Display is said to be close to winning a bailout from INCJ worth nearly $900M. Bloomberg's Yuji Nakamura reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." ( read original story ...)

Hanyu dominates men's short program at NHK Trophy

SAPPORO, Japan - Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu recorded a season-best score to dominate the men's short program at the NHK Trophy on Friday. Skating to Prince's "Let's Go Crazy," the defending champion from Japan stumbled on the landing of his opening quad ... ( read original story ...)