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  • Blaupunkt India Launches Two Single Din Car Audio Systems

    Blaupunkt India Launches Two Single Din Car Audio Systems

    Blaupunkt India launched two new car stereos for the Indian market- Tokyo 110 and Manchester 110. Both are single-din audio systems which offer quality tuner performance, clear sound, AM/FM with RDS, connectivity with external media devices (USB, SD ...

  • Japan Prosecutors Set to Rule on Possible Fukushima Indictments

    Japan Prosecutors Set to Rule on Possible Fukushima Indictments

    Japanese prosecutors must decide this week whether to charge Tokyo Electric Power Co executives for their handling of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, in a process that could drag the operator of the stricken nuclear plant into criminal court.

  • US, Japan to Conduct Joint Military Drill for Island Defence

    US, Japan to Conduct Joint Military Drill for Island Defence

    Japan said on Tuesday it would hold a bilateral military exercise with the United States in November to ensure smooth joint operations between the two countries' militaries and bolster island defence capabilities.

  • Second Japanese Female Cabinet Minister Resigns: PM Shinzo Abe

    Second Japanese Female Cabinet Minister Resigns: PM Shinzo Abe

    Two of the five women in Shinzo Abe's Japanese cabinet resigned on Monday beset by allegations of misusing political funds, dealing a blow to the prime minister's efforts to boost the profile of women.

  • Tokyo Stocks Up More Than 3% on Weaker Yen, Wall Street Gains

    Tokyo Stocks Up More Than 3% on Weaker Yen, Wall Street Gains

    The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which closed at a five-month low last week, rose 3.39 per cent, or 493.31 points, to 15,025.82.

  • 4,000 Take Part in Mount Fuji Eruption Drill

    4,000 Take Part in Mount Fuji Eruption Drill

    Nearly 4,000 people took part on Sunday in a mass evacuation drill to test responses to a possible eruption of Japan's highest peak Mount Fuji, weeks after a nearby volcano blew its top and killed at least 56.

  • Chinese Coastguard Vessels Patrol Disputed Waters

    Chinese Coastguard Vessels Patrol Disputed Waters

    China has sent coastguard vessels to disputed waters in the East China Sea after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe angered Beijing by sending a ritual offering to a Tokyo shrine that honours the dead from Japan's wars.

  • Japan Minister Visits War Dead Shrine Day After Shinzo Abe Sends Offering

    Japan Minister Visits War Dead Shrine Day After Shinzo Abe Sends Offering

    A Japanese cabinet member visited a shrine for war dead on Saturday a day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prompted angry responses from China and South Korea by sending a ritual offering there.

  • China Angry Over Japan Lawmakers Visiting World War II Shrine

    China Angry Over Japan Lawmakers Visiting World War II Shrine

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent an offering to a controversial war shrine on Friday as 100 lawmakers paid their respects there in a move Beijing said ratcheted up regional tensions.

  • Japan PM Shinzo Abe Sends Offering to Yasukuni Shrine for War Dead

    Japan PM Shinzo Abe Sends Offering to Yasukuni Shrine for War Dead

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to Tokyo's controversial Yasukuni Shrine on Friday, a move that might complicate his push for a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping to improve frayed ties between the world's second and ...

  • Ex-US Prisoners Of War Visit Japan, Recall Horrors of War

    Ex-US Prisoners Of War Visit Japan, Recall Horrors of War

    The prisoners of war held in Tokyo's Omori POW camp saw some of the most horrific destruction during the last months of World War II, as American B-29 bombers dropped incendiary bombs that obliterated much of the city.

  • Japan Toymaker Unveils Tiny Talking, Singing Humanoid

    Japan Toymaker Unveils Tiny Talking, Singing Humanoid

    Japanese toymaker Tomy on Wednesday unveiled a multi-talented humanoid robot, named "Robi jr.," which can converse using some 1,000 phrases and belt out about 50 songs, as well as move its limbs and head.

  • Asian Shares Edgy on Lingering Growth Worries, Dollar Up

    Asian Shares Edgy on Lingering Growth Worries, Dollar Up

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.08 per cent, but still not too far off a seven-month low hit at the start of the week. Tokyo's Nikkei climbed 0.4 per cent after touching a two-month trough on Tuesday.

  • Two Dead, One Missing as Typhoon Vongfong Pounds Japan

    Two Dead, One Missing as Typhoon Vongfong Pounds Japan

    Two men were killed and another remains missing, officials said on Tuesday, after Typhoon Vongfong smashed through Japan leaving the country counting the cost of the latest natural disaster.

  • Asia Markets Up on Bargain-buying, Strong Yen Hits Tokyo

    Asia Markets Up on Bargain-buying, Strong Yen Hits Tokyo

    The broad gains came despite another heavy sell-off on Wall Street fuelled by global growth concerns, while oil prices remain stuck at multi-year lows owing to demand woes as well as fears of a supply glut.

  • Powerful Typhoon Churns Towards Japan

    Powerful Typhoon Churns Towards Japan

    Powerful Typhoon Vongfong churned towards Japan on Saturday, injuring at least a dozen people as it pounded the southern Okinawan islands with ferocious winds and driving rain.

  • Japan Court Orders Google to Delete Search Results

    Japan Court Orders Google to Delete Search Results

    The Tokyo District Court this week placed a provisional order that Google delete about half of 237 entries that appear after the plaintiff's name is entered.

  • Japan Court Orders Google to Delete Data

    Japan Court Orders Google to Delete Data

    A Japanese court has ordered Google to delete search results linking the claimant to a crime he did not commit, the latest in a series of rulings around the world on what search engines should tell users.

  • Japan Braces for Powerful Typhoon Vongfong

    Japan Braces for Powerful Typhoon Vongfong

    Japan was on Friday bracing for powerful Typhoon Vongfong, with the monster storm expected to slam into the archipelago as early as the weekend.

  • Olympics: Schoolgirl Fencer's Dream Begins With a Sponge Sword

    Olympics: Schoolgirl Fencer's Dream Begins With a Sponge Sword

    As Tokyo celebrates the 50th anniversary on Friday of the first Asian Olympic Games, schoolgirl fencer Misaki Emura has little doubt she will win a gold medal for Japan at the Tokyo Olympics.

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