Associated Press in Tokyo

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13 Oct 2015 - 5:19PM
CEO of Japan’s Toshiba to resign over doctored books which inflated profits by US$1.2 billion

Toshiba’s chief executive is stepping down to take responsibility for doctored books that inflated profits at the Japanese technology manufacturer by 151.8 billion yen (US$1.2 billion).

Toshiba’s chief executive is stepping down to take responsibility for doctored books that inflated profits at the Japanese technology manufacturer by 151.8 billion yen (US$1.2 billion).

21 Jul 2015 - 6:46PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Deadline looms as Japan considers ‘all possible ways’ to free Islamic State hostages

Japan said on Thursday it was considering any and all possible ways to seek the release of two citizens held hostage by Islamic State.

Japan said on Thursday it was considering any and all possible ways to seek the release of two citizens held hostage by Islamic State.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
Japan denies report North Korea handed over list of abductees

Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary on Thursday flatly denied a report in the Nikkei business daily newspaper that Pyongyang recently presented Tokyo with a list of about 30 Japanese, including those abducted by North Korea in the past.

Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary on Thursday flatly denied a report in the Nikkei business daily newspaper that Pyongyang recently presented Tokyo with a list of about 30 Japanese, including those abducted by North Korea in the past.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
Japanese farmers seek aid for cattle in Fukushima radiation zone

Tokyo police wrestled with a black bull affected by white spots from the area around the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant on Friday as two cattle farmers launched a protest demanding help.

The two have remained at the farms caring for their cows and those abandoned by others despite the risks involved.

Tokyo police wrestled with a black bull affected by white spots from the area around the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant on Friday as two cattle farmers launched a protest demanding help.

The two have remained at the farms caring for their cows and those abandoned by others despite the risks involved.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
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18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
Japan isle buy sparks Chinese anger, cancellations

Japan’s purchase of disputed islands from their private owners was aimed at reducing tensions with China, but now the Tokyo must deal with Beijing’s anger over the move.

Japan’s purchase of disputed islands from their private owners was aimed at reducing tensions with China, but now the Tokyo must deal with Beijing’s anger over the move.

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Japan hangs cult leader responsible for 6 murders

Japan on Thursday hanged a robber who killed two people and a cult leader blamed for six murders during what she and her followers said were exorcisms.

Japan on Thursday hanged a robber who killed two people and a cult leader blamed for six murders during what she and her followers said were exorcisms.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
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19 Nov 2012 - 3:27AM
Ospreys fly to US base on Okinawa despite protests

Six Osprey hybrid aircraft were transferred to a US base on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa on Monday – and were greeted by hundreds of protesters outside the fence.

Six Osprey hybrid aircraft were transferred to a US base on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa on Monday – and were greeted by hundreds of protesters outside the fence.

1 Oct 2012 - 2:46PM
Talks with North Korea on abductions would anger Japan's allies

Tokyo is looking into reopening official talks with North Korea to resolve questions over the abductions of Japanese citizens decades ago, raising concerns among allies who fear Tokyo's focus on that issue might weaken efforts to rein in Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.

Tokyo is looking into reopening official talks with North Korea to resolve questions over the abductions of Japanese citizens decades ago, raising concerns among allies who fear Tokyo's focus on that issue might weaken efforts to rein in Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM
18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
Storm speeds out of Japan after injuring scores

A weakening tropical storm was speeding out of Japan on Monday after bringing gale-strength winds to Tokyo and leaving at least two people dead and more than 180 injured. Japan’s Meteorological Agency had warned Tokyo residents to stay indoors 

A weakening tropical storm was speeding out of Japan on Monday after bringing gale-strength winds to Tokyo and leaving at least two people dead and more than 180 injured. Japan’s Meteorological Agency had warned Tokyo residents to stay indoors 

1 Oct 2012 - 2:16PM