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- Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China Updated: Apr-23-14 12:03 am
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- Japan PM sends offering to war shrine Updated: Apr-21-14 7:16 am
- Court rejects bankruptcy protection for Mt. Gox Updated: Apr-16-14 9:47 am
- Japanese Cabinet minister visits Tokyo war shrine Updated: Apr-12-14 8:04 am
- Japan, US struggle to bridge gaps over trade pact Updated: Apr-09-14 12:22 am
- US sailors sue Japanese utility over radiation Updated: Apr-07-14 4:41 pm
- Australia, Japan agree on free trade deal Updated: Apr-07-14 7:11 am
- IOC commission surveys Tokyo 2020 Olympic plans Updated: Apr-04-14 4:52 am
- Business events scheduled for the coming month Updated: Mar-28-14 2:06 pm
- Japan frees world's longest-held death row inmate Updated: Mar-27-14 11:16 am
- North Korea fires 2 missiles as its rivals meet Updated: Mar-26-14 12:31 am
- Fukushima nuke worker life gets recorded as manga Updated: Mar-25-14 5:20 am
- Hanyu aiming to add to Olympic gold at worlds Updated: Mar-24-14 11:18 pm
- Japanese architect Shigeru Ban wins Pritzker Prize Updated: Mar-24-14 8:01 pm
TOKYO - President Barack Obama is seeking to reassure Japanese leaders Thursday that he can deliver on his security and economic pledges to Asia even as the crisis in Ukraine demands U.S. attention and resources elsewhere.
TOKYO - President Barack Obama's travels through Asia aim to reassure partners about the renewed U.S. commitment to the region, with an eye both to China's rising assertiveness and the fast-growing markets that are the center of gravity for global growth.
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - For nearly 69 years, Frances Corona has wondered how her brother met his fate in World War II.
TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a religious offering Monday to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead, including executed war criminals - long a source of tension with Japan's neighbors China and South Korea.
TOKYO - The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo is headed for liquidation after a court rejected its bankruptcy protection application.
TOKYO - A Japanese Cabinet minister on Saturday visited a Tokyo war shrine that honors executed war criminals among others in a move that could reignite tensions with Japan's neighbors ahead of President Barack Obama's Asian tour.
TOKYO - U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and a top Japanese official said Wednesday they still hope to bridge significant differences over opening markets under an ambitious pan-Pacific trade pact.
SAN DIEGO - Nearly 80 U.S. sailors are seeking $1 billion from the Tokyo utility that operates the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, alleging the company lied about the high level of radiation in the area where they were carrying out a humanitarian mission after a tsunami that touched off a nuclear crisis three years ago.
TOKYO - Japan and Australia have agreed on a free trade deal that both sides say will yield windfalls for their economies.
TOKYO - IOC inspectors concluded their first meetings with organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Friday and said they were impressed with preparations for the games and inclusion of women on the board.
TUESDAY, April 1
TOKYO - The world's longest-serving death row inmate was freed Thursday by a Japanese court which found investigators had likely fabricated evidence in the murder case that put the former pro boxer behind bars for nearly half a century.
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea test-fired two medium-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday, South Korea and the U.S. said, a defiant challenge to a rare three-way summit of its rivals Seoul, Tokyo and Washington that focused on the North's security threat.
TOKYO - First off, no one who works at Japan's wrecked nuclear power plant calls it Fukushima Dai-ichi, comic-book artist Kazuto Tatsuta says in his book about his time on the job. It's ichi efu, or 1F.
TOKYO - Japanese teenager Yuzuru Hanyu is aiming to add a world title to his Olympic gold medal when the World Figure Skating Championships begin Wednesday.
NEW YORK - The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has combined a talent for innovative design and experimental use of everyday materials with extensive humanitarian efforts around the globe, has won the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize.