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  • Subaru WRX S4 gets big power bump in Japan

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Performance, Japan, Technology, Subaru, Design/Style A month after originally teasing it, Subaru is finally unveiling its WRX S4 model for Japan. It's a bit more than just a plush take on the sport sedan, because Subaru is fitting a...
  • Iran's Asghar Farhadi to Head Busan Festival Jury

    SEOUL -- Iranian filmmaker, Asghar Farhadi ("A Separation") will lead the main competition jury at October's Busan film festival (Oct. 2-11, 2014) Fellow jurors who will award a $30,000 prize to the winner of the New Currents Asian film competition...
  • Hello Kitty Con 2014 in Los Angeles marks 40 years of you-know-who

    Hello Kitty Con 2014 in Los Angeles marks 40 years of you-know-who
    Hello Kitty is having a milestone birthday. The Japanese cartoon-turned-icon turns 40 this year with her very first fan fest. Toy maker Sanrio will hold Hello Kitty Con 2014 to celebrate every Kitty thing this fall at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in...
  • Japan could offer unapproved Ebola drug

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan would like to offer a drug to help treat the deadly Ebola virus before the World Health Organization officially rules on its use, the country's top government spokesman said on Monday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a...
  • China's senior dancers and their 'red songs' would do Mao proud

    China's senior dancers and their 'red songs' would do Mao proud
    The Raffles City mall is the kind of temple to globalized capitalist consumerism that might drive Mao Tse-tung to apoplexy if he were still alive. Inside, Chinese shoppers toss down credit cards at Sephora and chomp on Kentucky Fried Chicken. Outside, a...
  • Russia, in sanctions retaliation, bars entry to some Japanese citizens

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's foreign ministry said on Friday it had handed Japan's ambassador in Moscow a list of Japanese citizens barred from entering Russia. The ministry said in a statement that the list was a response to visa restrictions that...
  • 'Maleficent' to be Biggest Hollywood Live Action Film in Japan in Three Years

    TOKYO -- In its 7th week on release in Japan, "Maleficent" has crossed the JPY 6 billion ($58 million) box office landmark, the first live action foreign film to achieve this milestone in three years in Japan, where Hollywood films have fallen out of...
  • Citigroup seeks to exit Japanese retail banking : source

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc is preparing to sell its Japanese retail banking operations, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday, as it waves the white flag on a venture plagued by regulatory troubles and anemic lending. The...
  • Japan ex-PM Noda: Failure to raise sales tax would pose big risk

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will send the wrong message about its commitment to fiscal reform if it shies away from a sales tax rise in October 2015, former Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda said on Friday. But Noda, whose Democratic Party was ousted in the 2012...
  • OSCARS: 'Japanese Dog' to Represent Romania at Academy Awards

    LONDON -- Romania has selected Tudor Cristian Jurgiu's "The Japanese Dog" as its entry in the race for the foreign-language film Oscar. Jurgiu's feature debut stars Victor Rebengiuc as an old man who has lost his wife and all his possessions in a flood....
  • Foresight wins Goldman big role in China's preferred shares deals

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - As Chinese banks prepare to raise $55 billion in the country's first preferred share offers, foreign investment banks with experience in structuring such deals are ready to pounce on a potential $275 million in underwriting fees....