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Wagyu beef companies from across Japan showcased their products on Monday at a food exhibition celebrating the return of Japanese beef to Australia after 1... [Read More]
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Russia accused the United States of trying to break the spirit in jail of Maria Butina, a woman U.S. authorities say is a Russian government... [Read More]
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Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera and his Indian counterpart Nirmala Sitharaman agreed on Monday to start talks on a bilateral acquisition and cro... [Read More]
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More than 175 former U.S. national security officials, including those from the Pentagon, State Department and CIA, have added their names to a statement s... [Read More]
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The four men's national basketball team players who were penalized by the Japan Olympic Committee for buying sex last weekend in Jakarta, where they were... [Read More]
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Malaysia has seized rhinoceros horns worth nearly $12 million bound for Vietnam, the Southeast Asian nation's largest haul of such contraband, official... [Read More]
The dollar pared early losses to move around ¥110.60 in Tokyo trading late Monday. At 5 p.m. the dollar stood at ¥110.61, down from ¥110.70... [Read More]
Tags: Tokyo - Dollar - ¥11060
Stocks fell back on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday, as investors retreated to the sidelines amid a dearth of fresh trading incentives. The Nikkei... [Read More]
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The number of foreign visitors to Japan has reached an estimated 20 million in 2018 at its quickest annual pace, particularly helped by Chinese tourists,... [Read More]
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Japan's 2020 Tokyo Olympics medal hopeful Rikako Ikee picked up her second and third gold medals of the 2018 Asian Games on Monday, winning the... [Read More]
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Yomiuri Giants Sawamura Award-winner Tomoyuki Sugano, popular sluggers Yuki Yanagita and Yoshitomo Tsutsugo and other star Nippon Professional Baseball sta... [Read More]
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With the Rugby World Cup only a year away, the Top League is hoping to help develop players and draw attention to the domestic game... [Read More]
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Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Monday called for collective efforts to encourage more countries to join the Arms Trade Treaty as an international conference... [Read More]
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Yoshiro Mori, a former prime minister and the current president of the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, believes sports has... [Read More]
British American Tobacco Japan has filed for approval from the Finance Ministry to raise its tobacco product prices in line with the planned tobacco tax... [Read More]
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U.S. Marines based at Okinawa's Camp Foster have sparked a viral internet craze with a rendition of the summer hit song "U.S.A." by Japanese hip-hop... [Read More]
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Most companies support loosening the country's tight immigration system to cope with a severe labor shortage, but they favor skilled workers who can fit in... [Read More]
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On Chichijima, one of the Ogasawara Islands and known as the first place in Japan to grow coffee, a father and daughter have maintained a... [Read More]
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Several gunshots were fired early Monday morning from a vehicle at the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, causing no casualties, police and the... [Read More]
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It was when Hisao Mesaki, now 85, returned to Japan from Saipan in early 1941 with his parents and siblings that an offhand remark to... [Read More]
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