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Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes off coast of Japan

There are no immediate reports of damage, although areas hardest hit by the quake could not be contacted by telephone.

Getting to zero: The Japan town trying to recycle all its...

In the small Japanese town of Kamikatsu, residents aims to be "zero-waste" by 2020.

Real sign ‘Japanese Messi’ Kubo from FC Tokyo

Kubo, 18, earned his high-profile nickname after being invited to Barcelona's youth academy as a nine-year-old.

French home of ex-Nissan chief Ghosn searched in Versailles marriage probe

Police went to Ghosn’s home in the town of Etang-la-Ville as part of a preliminary investigation prompted by Renault earlier this year.

Japan’s sinking bond yields may spur record outflows

Japan’s 30-year yields slid to as low as 0.305% in Tokyo trading Thursday, down from almost 1% in October.

Japanese MPs: ‘Don’t drink and drone’

People in Japan operating drones under the influence could face up to a year in prison under new laws passed that aim to control the increasingly popular devices.

Asia stocks set to gain, yen drops on Mexico news

Asia stocks look set for gains and US equity futures climb after President Donald Trump suspended his plans for tariffs on Mexico.

Japanese minister responds to #KuToo campaign: High heels ‘appropriate’

Japan's health minister rebuffs a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work.

Japan PM to meet Iran’s Khamenei to mediate with US

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe proposes to meet Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei later this month with Tokyo hoping to mediate between US and Iran amid growing tensions.

Japan Airlines looks to deepen partnership with Malaysia Airlines

It says it may extend the partnership to cover US flights and other Asian routes.

14 injured after Japan driverless train goes wrong way

The train hit a buffer stop at Shin-Sugita station after travelling the wrong way for about 20 metres.

Toshiba to pay total US$815 mln to exit freeport LNG plant

Toshiba will pay Total US$815 million to hand over the 20-year liquefaction rights to the French major and expects to finalise the deal by March 2020.

Higa waits out lightning, remains in US Women’s Open lead

A Two-hour stoppage for a thunderstorm prevented 45 players from completing the round.

Major Japanese companies have pledged to invest here, says PM

Dr Mahathir Mohamad says all of the 19 Japanese companies he met at a business dialogue yesterday had expressed their support.

Police search home of attacker in Japan stabbing incident

In the wake of the attack, Japan's government says it will review measures to ensure the safety of children travelling to and from school.

Sri Lanka enters port deal with Japan, India

Sri Lanka Ports Authority will retain 51% of the company that will run the terminal while the rest will be owned by India and Japan.

Japan court says forced sterilisations unconstitutional, refuses compensation

One of the lawyers told NHK that he was shocked by the compensation rejection, a view shared by one of the plaintiffs.

Trump expects Japan’s military to reinforce United States in Asia and...

As Japan upgrades its military forces to operate further from its shores, US President Donald Trump expects that this move will reinforce US forces throughout Asia and beyond.

President Trump eyes August for a US-Japan deal on trade

‘Trade-wise, I think we will be announcing some things probably in August that will be very good for both countries,’ Trump says.

Trump meets Japanese emperor on state visit overshadowed by trade

Trade tensions between the United State and China is now being overshadowed over Donald Trump's visit to Japan.

Momota stunned as China win Sudirman Cup with Japan whitewash

Shi Yuqi sealed the championship with a smash and is mobbed by his team-mates, who raced onto the court after his surprise win.

Trump urges fairer trade with Japan at start of state visit

President Donald Trump vows to make the US trade relationship with Japan a "little bit more fair", as he kicked off a four-day visit to Tokyo aimed at cementing ties between the two close allies.

Japan one win from first Sudirman Cup, but China awaits them...

Japan must beat hosts and 10-time winners of the Sudirman Cup in the final to lift the trophy for the first time in their history.

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in US

Trump tells a group of Japan’s top business executives that there is no better time to invest in the US.

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