Asian stocks hit by gloom on Wall Street

TOKYO -- Shares fell broadly in Asia on Wednesday after a gloomy session on Wall Street, where shares of household names like appliance maker Whirlpool and athletic apparel maker Under Armour suffered their worst declines in years. Weaker oil prices also ... ( read original story ...)

29th Tokyo International Film Festival kicks off

Oscar winner Meryl Streep attends the opening night of the 29th Tokyo International Film Festival. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Reuters is the news and media division of Thomson Reuters. Thomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedia ... ( read original story ...)

Tokyo Festival opens with Shinzo Abe and Meryl Streep

There were Super Mario characters in the streets of Roppongi earlier in the day. But when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe descended on Tokyo’s entertainment district for the opening ceremony of the 29th Tokyo International Film Festival he did not repeat his ... ( read original story ...)

Tokyo cops: Man slashed woman in face over music dispute

TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 48-year-old man who allegedly slashed a female acquaintance over a dispute related to the composition of a piece of music, reports Nippon News Network (Oct. 23). At around 7:00 p.m. on Saturday ... ( read original story ...)