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  • US Plane Hit by Winter Storm, Several Hurt

    US Plane Hit by Winter Storm, Several Hurt

    A US bound-American Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Tokyo today after hitting severe turbulence created by a strong winter storm, with several people taken to hospital for minor injuries.

  • Dozen Injured in American Airlines Turbulence: Report

    Dozen Injured in American Airlines Turbulence: Report

    An American Airlines flight from Seoul to Dallas was forced to make an emergency landing in Tokyo early Wednesday after a dozen people were injured during turbulence, a report said.

  • Nikkei Share Average Opens 1.39% Lower

    Nikkei Share Average Opens 1.39% Lower

    Tokyo stocks opened lower on Tuesday after Wall Street shares continued to come under selling pressure, while the dollar remained weak against the yen.

  • Line Music Streaming Service Unveiled With Sony, Avex Digital as Partners

    Line Music Streaming Service Unveiled With Sony, Avex Digital as Partners

    The company had announced its plan of introducing the service back in October.

  • The Invisible Issue in Japan's Election: Women

    The Invisible Issue in Japan's Election: Women

    When voters go to the polls on Sunday to elect Japan's powerful lower house of parliament, only one out of every six candidates will be a woman.

  • Nikkei Losses 1.6%; Falling Oil Hits Risk Sentiment, Dollar Pressured

    Nikkei Losses 1.6%; Falling Oil Hits Risk Sentiment, Dollar Pressured

    Tokyo's Nikkei lost 1.6 per cent, pulling further back from 7-1/2 year highs hit at the week's start, with sentiment bruised by the rout in US stocks, while the yen's rebound against the dollar showed little sign of ending.

  • Nikkei Share Average Opens 0.47% Higher

    Nikkei Share Average Opens 0.47% Higher

    Tokyo stocks opened 0.47 percent higher on Monday after robust US jobs data boosted the dollar above 121 yen, which benefits Japanese exporters.

  • Asian Stocks Take Comfort in US Economic Resilience, Euro Struggles

    Asian Stocks Take Comfort in US Economic Resilience, Euro Struggles

    Tokyo's Nikkei rose 0.8 per cent, with sentiment buoyed by media projections suggesting a strong win for Japanese premier Shinzo Abe's coalition at the Dec. 14 election. A victory for Abe could lead to a new mandate for his "Abenomics" economic polic...

  • Ability of HIV to Cause AIDS is Slowing: Study

    Ability of HIV to Cause AIDS is Slowing: Study

    The rapid evolution of HIV, which has allowed the virus to develop resistance to patients' immunity, is at the same time slowing the virus's ability to cause AIDS, according to a new research.

  • Asia Resource Shares Helped by Oil Bounce, Dollar Capped

    Asia Resource Shares Helped by Oil Bounce, Dollar Capped

    Asian equities were mixed on Tuesday, with a rebound in crude oil and other commodity prices favouring the stock markets of resource-exporting countries, while the likes of Tokyo's Nikkei struggled.

  • Nikkei Share Average Opens Slightly Up

    Nikkei Share Average Opens Slightly Up

    A weaker yen is a positive for Japanese exporters as it makes them more competitive abroad and increases profits when they are repatriated.

  • Bitcoin Exchange Kraken to Help in Mt Gox Bankruptcy

    Bitcoin Exchange Kraken to Help in Mt Gox Bankruptcy

    US bitcoin exchange operator Payward Inc on Wednesday said it will work on retrieving some millions of dollars lost by Tokyo-based Mt Gox, once the world's largest bitcoin exchange before it collapsed in bankruptcy this year.

  • Gold-Winning Indian Men's Hockey Team of 1964 Tokyo Olympics Felicitated

    Gold-Winning Indian Men's Hockey Team of 1964 Tokyo Olympics Felicitated

    The gold in the Japanese capital was India's seventh in the quadrennial event with the last one coming in 1980 at Moscow, ending the fondly missed 'golden era' for the sport in the country.

  • Strong Earthquake Strikes Central Japan's Nagano City

    Strong Earthquake Strikes Central Japan's Nagano City

    A strong earthquake has hit central Japan, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

  • Japan 'Black Widow' Still on Hunt as Husband No. 4 Died: Reports

    Japan 'Black Widow' Still on Hunt as Husband No. 4 Died: Reports

    A so-called "black widow" in Japan suspected of killing up to six partners for money, was still on the hunt for an "unattached elderly man with assets" when her fourth husband was poisoned with cyanide, reports said on Friday.

  • Asia Stocks Down but Japan Bucks Trend, Yen Slides

    Asia Stocks Down but Japan Bucks Trend, Yen Slides

    Tokyo's Nikkei gained 0.4 per cent, leaving it not far from the seven-year high touched the previous week. There was little reaction to stronger-than-expected October exports.

  • World Stocks Fall, Oil Dips as Japan Slips into Recession

    World Stocks Fall, Oil Dips as Japan Slips into Recession

    European shares opened lower, following Tokyo's Nikkei index which lost 3 per cent, its biggest one-day drop since August on news that the world's third-largest economy unexpectedly shrank by an annualised 1.6 per cent in the third quarter.

  • Tokyo Stocks Fall Over 1% as Japan Enters Recession

    Tokyo Stocks Fall Over 1% as Japan Enters Recession

    The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which closed at its highest level in more than seven years on Friday, was down 192.98 points at 17,297.85 in the first 30 minutes of trading.

  • Riot Police Raid Japan University

    Riot Police Raid Japan University

    Scores of fully-clad riot police raided a dormitory at a leading Japanese university Thursday, reports said, in an apparently heavy-handed response to a left-wing movement that may involve students.

  • Japan's Smartphone 'Zombies' Wreak Havoc on the Streets

    Japan's Smartphone 'Zombies' Wreak Havoc on the Streets

    The growing ranks of cellphone addicts are turning cities like Tokyo, London, New York and Hong Kong into increasingly hazardous hotspots.

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