Japan, US, EU to join in pressuring China on fair trade

TOKYO -- Japan, the U.S. and the European Union will join together to call for fairer trade practices at the ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization to be held in Buenos Aires from Sunday. They are expected to announce a joint policy to develop ... ( read original story ...)

Canada wins three medals at figure skating Grand Prix

NAGOYA, Japan -- Canadians won three medals at the ISU Grand Prix Final on Saturday, the last major international figure skating event before the Olympic Winter Games in February. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir took the silver in ice dancing while Meagan ... ( read original story ...)

Russian teenager Alina Zagitova wins Grand Prix Final

NAGOYA, Japan (AP) — Alina Zagitova performed a near-flawless free skate on Saturday to win the figure skating Grand Prix Final. Skating to Don Quixote, the 15-year-old world junior champion from Russia placed all seven of her jumps in the second half of ... ( read original story ...)

Japan Inc. heads for record dividends topping $100bn

Most Japanese companies' payout ratios cluster around the same level, showing little individuality in spending strategies. Paying more, but not proportionally The Nikkei calculated completed and planned payouts by listed Japanese companies that close their ... ( read original story ...)