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Madrid Open favourite Osaka recaptures spark

Osaka is looking forward to the Madrid open after spending a pain free week training at Rafael Nadal's academy.

Osaka cites ‘happiness’ as motive behind coaching split

As she prepared to start as top seed in Dubai, Osaka only sketched in a few details as to why she ended her hugely successful partnership with Bajin.

Ultimate guide to Osaka for the first-timer

Osaka is the second largest city in Japan after Tokyo and the soul of Japan.

Plaudits flow as Osaka ‘beyond excited’ to be number one

Osaka says she is beyond excited to become the new world No.1.

Osaka edges Kvitova to claim Australian Open crown

It is a second successive Grand Slam title for the Japanese, after her US Open triumph in September.

Japan’s Osaka outlasts Hsieh to make Open last 16

Osaka looked headed for the exit when she conceded the first set and was down 4-1 in the second before she won five straight games to force a decider.

Japan’s Osaka chosen to host World Expo 2025

Osaka has garnered 92 votes compared with 61 for the Russian city of Ekaterinburg in the second and final round of voting.

Osaka drawn in tough group in WTA Finals debut

Apart from Wimbledon champion Kerber and 2017 US Open winner Stephens, Osaka will also face Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens, who was named as the WTA's Most Improved Player of the Year on Friday.

US$60 million in virtual currency hacked in Japan

Japan is a major centre for virtual currencies and as many as 50,000 shops in the country are thought to accept bitcoin.

Taiwan representative in Japan’s Osaka commits suicide

Taiwan media said Su had faced harsh criticism over his handling of Taiwan nationals stranded in Japan in the wake of typhoon Jebi, which killed 11 and injured hundreds this month.

Rakuten details plan to fight back against Amazon, SoftBank

Rakuten is counting on the convenience of one ID for everything from shopping, booking travel to paying the bills to attract new customers and convince extant users to spend more on the platform.

Typhoon Cimaron slices through western Japan, heads north

Evacuation orders were issued in areas including Wakayama, Hyogo and Osaka prefectures and train and plane services were disrupted.

Foreign casino operators go all in as they vie for Osaka...

Casino operators, which also include Galaxy Entertainment Group , Caesars Entertainment Corp, Genting Singapore Ltd and Las Vegas Sands Corp may be looking at generating US$4 billion annually.

Japan’s Aso wants G20 to “nip crises in the bud”

G20 should nip crises in the bud before they develop further, Aso said, as well as promote investment in high-quality infrastructure to ensure economic growth.

Three dead, 300 hurt as strong quake jolts Japan’s Osaka

There was no large-scale destruction and no tsunami warning issued after the earthquake, although commuters were stranded and tens of thousands were left without power.

Three dead, plants and trains halted as quake rattles Osaka

It was the strongest shaking registered in Osaka under records which date back to 1923. As the quake was centred inland, there was no fear of a tsunami.

Japan’s Osaka to snap sister city link with San Francisco over...

The mayor of Osaka has confirmed that his city's ties with San Francisco will be severed, following the acceptance of a controversial statue by the American city.

Berak di bilik ‘shower’ dan ‘kita sama-sama Melayu’

Mentaliti supaya 'Melayu tolong Melayu' sama ada mereka salah atau tidak, kemungkinan sesuatu diwarisi daripada hak istimewa Melayu diamalkan di Malaysia.

‘I am sorry’, says man at centre of defecation uproar

Ramadhan Sinclair says he and his friends also vandalised the homestay and will do their best to cover the repair costs incurred by the management.

Ban on Malaysians lifted after defecation incident

Facebook users apologise to operator of Vitti Lodge & Family Apartment in Osaka, Japan after a Malaysian guest allegedly defecates in the shower.

Japan: Over 100kg of gold bars from Malaysia seized in April

Authorities say none of the 10 Malaysians involved had gone through the required customs declaration procedures.

Hawaii is next stop for AirAsia X

Group CEO Kamarudin Meranun says the airline is offering promotional fares from as low as RM499 for economy class and RM2,999 for the premium flatbed.

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