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Japan

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Top Japan Articles

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  • Green Wheels: Self-Driving Seniors

    I love the idea of self-driving cars. Believe it or not, though I've been writing this column for 28 years, I don't really like getting behind the wheel. Sure, it's a thrill to drive Ferraris and stuff like that, or to pilot antique cars like the...
  • Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene

    Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene
    New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
  • Best Japanese Restaurant

    Best Japanese Restaurant
    1) Miso Japanese Restaurant 15 Orange St. New Haven (203) 848-6472 misorestaurant.com 2) Miya's Sushi   3) 9 East Hibachi & Asian Kitchen  
  • Car Q&A with Jim MacPherson

    Jim Q_A Q: My wife and I are looking to purchase a 2010 RAV 4 V6. However, we have concerns about the gas mileage after reading various blogs indicating people were getting between 15 and 18 mpg while paying "close attention" to their driving habits....
  • Toyota HIghlander

    If you’re still wondering why crossover utility vehicles have replaced SUVs in your neighbors’ driveways, drive a Toyota Highlander. The Highlander has the room and flexibility for carrying passengers and cargo that made SUVs so popular a...
  • Japan's prime minister focuses on economy and women's issues

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday his administration is trying to improve the status of women in his country as it also seeks to protect women's rights on the international stage. Speaking during a brief appearance at Harvard University on...
  • As trade talks heat up, Obama wants U.S. cars on Japan's streets

    WASHINGTON When Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe goes to the White House on Tuesday, he's likely to get an earful on one topic: cars. President Barack Obama has complained recently that the United States isn't selling enough American cars in Japan...
  • Governor to lead W.Va. trade delegation to Japan in mid-May

    A trade delegation led by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is going to Japan in mid-May to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the state's development office in Nagoya. The 15-member delegation includes former Gov. Gaston Caperton. The Nagoya office opened during...
  • Fitch downgrades Japan citing economic concerns

    Fitch Ratings has lowered Japan's credit rating as the country continues to wrestle with staggering debt. Fitch said Monday that the government did not include sufficient measures in its budget to replace a sales tax hike it put off in the current fiscal...
  • Japan's Shinzo Abe visits U.S. to discuss new threat: China

    Japan's Shinzo Abe visits U.S. to discuss new threat: China
    When Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rises to address a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, it will represent a diplomatic sea change so great that it may seem incomprehensible to the lingering members of the "Greatest Generation." To those who...
  • Old companies thrive in brand-loyal Japan adapting to times

    Successful businesses shine for a few years, then nimbler competitors outwit them in a constant cycle that spans being feted to forgotten in less than a generation. But Japan has something different: thousands of companies that have prospered for...