Tamba Wine in the making

Tamba Wine in the making

Vintners in western Japan are busy preparing fresh bottles of wine.

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KEPCO chairman resigns over gift scandal

The chairman of Kansai Electric Power Co. resigns over a scandal involving questionable gifts he and other executives ha...

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Japanese patrol ship and North Korean fishing boat collide

Japanese patrol ship and North Korean fishing boat collide

A Japanese patrol boat collides with a North Korean fishing boat in Japan's EEZ off Ishikawa Prefecture, central Japan.

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KEPCO scandal update

KEPCO scandal update

Kansai Electric Power Company leaks information on nuclear power plant-related projects to a former deputy mayor in conn...

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Japan adjusts to 10% consumption tax

Japan adjusts to 10% consumption tax

Stores and consumers adjust to Japan's new 10% consumption tax that went into effect at midnight on Monday.

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Japan braces for consumption tax hike

Japan braces for consumption tax hike

Consumers stock up on merchandise ahead of the consumption tax jump from 8% to 10%.

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Golf lessons with 5G

Golf lessons with 5G

New technology using 5G wireless can enable remote golf lessons.

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Abe, Trump ink joint statement on trade

Abe, Trump ink joint statement on trade

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump reach a trade deal and sign a joint statement.

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PM Abe denounces attacks on Saudi oil facilities

PM Abe denounces attacks on Saudi oil facilities

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe denounces the recent attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia but avoids officially accusing ...

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Rugby fans consuming massive beer

Rugby fans consuming massive beer

Rugby fans from around the globe are consuming massive amounts of beer in Japan where the Rugby World Cup is taking pla...

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