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A visit to a film location can add some movie magic to your Japan travels. [Read More]
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Japan's core inflation slowed to its weakest in about two years in June, data showed Friday, underlining the nation's long battle to boost consumer prices... [Read More]
Tags: Japan - Core - June
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Most of the victims of Thursday's inferno at Kyoto Animation Co. tried to use a stairwell to get to the roof but were unable to... [Read More]
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Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned the top South Korean envoy in Tokyo on Friday to lodge a protest against Seoul's rejection of a proposal to... [Read More]
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Manny Pacquiao has had a whole lot more to say about boxing ever since he became a politician. The 40-year-old Filipino senator who once understandably... [Read More]
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Music and sports are completely different fields. There are many situations, however, where their paths cross. Often it's music and songs that help cheer up... [Read More]
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Yokohama BayStars manager Alex Ramirez knew his team was going to need a big performance in order to slow down the streaking Chunichi Dragons and... [Read More]
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Manabu Mima carried a perfect game into the ninth inning as the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles beat the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 5-1 on Friday, handing... [Read More]
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Kawasaki Frontale pulled off a stunning 1-0 victory against Chelsea in a friendly at Nissan Stadium on Friday.Striker Leandro Damiao headed in a Kengo Nakamura... [Read More]
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Power forward Nick Mayo will begin his pro career with the Chiba Jets Funabashi, the two-time B. League championship runner-up squad announced on Friday.Mayo starred... [Read More]
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Yokozuna Kakuryu relinquished his perfect record and his sole lead Friday in a shock loss to No. 7 maegashira Tomokaze at the Nagoya Grand Sumo... [Read More]
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Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin will go to China as part of the NHL's continued outreach in that country. Ovechkin will visit Beijing in early... [Read More]
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Sumo receives extensive coverage year- round in the Japanese media. While it may not get the column inches that baseball does (understandable when you cons... [Read More]
Tags: Sumo - Press - Japanese
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The internal affairs ministry will test online voting for Japanese citizens living abroad in an effort to raise voter turnout among such people in election... [Read More]
Tags: Japan - Japanese - test
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The dollar pared losses to meander around ¥107.70 in Tokyo trading Friday, thanks to continued buybacks. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥107.64-64, slightl... [Read More]
Tags: Tokyo - Dollar - Friday
With the Group of Seven (G7) reaching agreement to push for the highest standards of regulation on Facebook Inc.'s proposed Libra digital currency, Japan p... [Read More]
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A visit to a film location can add some movie magic to your Japan travels. [Read More]
Tags: Japan - film - crews
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Anheuser-Busch InBev NV said in a statement Friday it had agreed to sell its Australian operations to Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. for an enterprise value... [Read More]
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A top Japanese comedian, suspended by his talent agency for conducting an "underground business" operation, has decided to retire from the entertainment in... [Read More]
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Candidates are frantically vying for support from unaffiliated voters in Tokyo ahead of Sunday's House of Councilors election in a bid to take advantage of... [Read More]
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