The iconic Japanese Akita Inu has become an increasingly popular dog around the world. But that has led to some sketchy ...

Workers leave early to spend on Premium Friday

Japan's government hopes Premium Friday, a day when workers can leave the office early, will boost consumption and chang...

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Toshiba to spin-off semiconductor business

Toshiba will establish its money-making semi-conductor business as Toshiba Memory in April.

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Residents to appeal Kadena base ruling

Residents plan to appeal Thursday's court ruling granting $268 million in US base-related noise pollution damages becau...

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First lady quits honorary position over real estate uproar

Akie Abe, Japan's first lady, steps down as honorary principal of an elementary school after the school is accused of a ...

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Genkai Nuclear Power Plant closer to restart

A local government committee green lights running the Genkai Nuclear Power Plant in Saga Prefecture, advancing the rest...

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JR shows luxury Mizukaze train

West Japan Railway shows its luxurious Mizukaze train cars to press.

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Amazon delivers test drives

Amazon teams up with Nissan to deliver cars for test driving.

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Bald men compete in tug-of-war

Bald men celebrate their shiny pates.

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Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn steps down

Nissan's Carlos Ghosn will step down as CEO.

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