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  • American Airlines plane headed to Dallas makes emergency landing in Tokyo

    American Airlines plane headed to Dallas makes emergency landing in Tokyo
    A U.S. bound-American Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Tokyo on Wednesday after hitting severe turbulence created by a strong winter storm, with several people taken to hospital for minor injuries. American Airlines Flight 280,...
  • Five injured from turbulence on American Seoul-Dallas/Fort Worth flight

    FORT WORTH, Texas Five people were hospitalized after an American Airlines flight encountered severe turbulence while flying from Seoul to Dallas/Fort Worth. The Fort Worth-based carrier said American flight 280 diverted to Tokyo after hitting the severe...
  • Pyeongchang Games could include events in Japan

    Pyeongchang Games could include events in Japan
    MONACO -- Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics organizers and two international federations are discussing the possibility of moving some sliding competitions from the South Korean city to Japan, sources within the Olympic movement said on Saturday....
  • After election, Abenomics to fail fair test: James Saft

    The salient fact in the Japan election wasn't the big victory for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe or the record low voter turnout, but that it is all happening in a country with fewer and fewer people. That demographic reality means that the reflationary...
  • 'A Yen to Trade': American furs are a hit in Japan, but will the love last?

    TOKYO At the Northern World fur shop in Tokyo, where the most expensive garment sells for $30,000, owner Shoichi Mizuno proudly displayed a rack of coats made with American mink imported all the way from Washington state. "I don't know which farm, but...
  • To Japan, Pearl Harbor is just another battle in a decades-long war

    TOKYO For Americans, Sunday is the 73rd anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese sneak attack on the Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor, the air raid on the Hawaiian base that killed 2,403 Americans and drew the United States into World War II. But with...
  • Japan flash December manufacturing PMI rises to 52.1 from final 52.0 in November

    Growth in Japanese manufacturing activity picked up slightly in December and output grew at the fastest pace since September, a survey showed on Tuesday, suggesting the economy is recovering from a recession in the third quarter. The Markit/JMMA flash...
  • Japan considering 2.5 percent corporate tax cut from fiscal 2015: media

    Japan's government is considering lowering the corporate tax rate, one of the highest among major economies, by 2.5 percentage points next fiscal year to increase corporate competitiveness, the Nikkei newspaper reported. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo...
  • Japan's Abe wins mandate in downbeat election

    With the economy limping but no obvious contenders offering a more compelling fiscal strategy, Japanese voters on Sunday gave Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party a fresh mandate to forge on with his reforms, known as Abenomics....
  • Japan short-term home rental market shows promise but rewards slow to come

    Japan seems to have the right mix for developing a vibrant short-term home rental market: a rapidly growing tourism industry, a cheap currency and - unlike many countries - 8 million vacant homes.     Adding to the attractive business case is a reform-...
  • Japan's ruling party wins supermajority of Parliament seats

    TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's conservative Liberal Democratic Party won a major victory in parliamentary elections for the lower house. The LDP and its junior coalition partner, New Komeito, won a combined 325 seats, exceeding two-thirds...