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  • Japan, Australia sign economic partnership pact

    CANBERRA/TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Australian counterpart Tony Abbott on Tuesday signed an economic partnership pact as well as an agreement on military equipment and technology transfers, a week after Abe loosened curbs...
  • 2014 World Cup Schedule

    2014 World Cup Schedule
    THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014 Brazil 3, Croatia 1 FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014 Mexico 1, Cameroon 0 Netherlands 5, Spain 1 Chile 3, Australia 0 SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014 Colombia 3, Greece 0 Costa Rica 3, Uruguay 1 Italy 2, England 1 Ivory Coast 2, Japan 1 SUNDAY,...
  • Typhoon batters southern Japan, injuring more than a dozen

    TOKYO More than a dozen people were injured and nearly 600,000 advised to evacuate Tuesday as a powerful typhoon pounding southern Japanese islands. Typhoon Neoguri was expected to pick up more power before it makes landfall, the Japan Meteorological...
  • Hope for Abe's 'virtuous cycle' as Japan Inc spends on technology

    OSAKA Japan (Reuters) - Japanese manufacturers, flush with cash but loath to spend it at home since the global financial crisis, are finally shedding their deflationary mindset and splashing out on the new plant and equipment crucial to sustaining a...
  • Hawaii: Documentary tells the story of interned Japanese Americans

    Hawaii: Documentary tells the story of interned Japanese Americans
    The stories of thousands of Japanese American citizens detained during World War II because of their ancestry will be shared when a documentary is screened this month on Hawaii’s Big Island. “The Untold Story: Internment of Japanese...
  • Subaru joins seven other automakers in Takata air bag recall

    Subaru joins seven other automakers in Takata air bag recall
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Subaru of America is recalling 8,557 older model cars in the United States equipped with potentially defective air bag inflators made by Japan's Takata Corp , the automaker and U.S. safety regulators said on Tuesday. Subaru joins...
  • Tourism group pushes to drop visas for some countries

    Tourism group pushes to drop visas for some countries
    If you listen to Oren Lotringer, Central Florida could become a hotbed for Israeli tourism. It has theme parks, shopping, outdoor adventures and plenty of hotels for Israeli families looking for a taste of the U.S. — all the ingredients his...
  • Global economy weekend: Living in interesting times

    LONDON (Reuters) - With U.S. stocks hitting record highs on the back of strong jobs growth, the European Central Bank holding out the prospect of printing money and British house prices soaring there is a lot to ponder in the week to come. The Dow...
  • Japan sees Ottawa trade talks as key to final stage by end-year

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Current trade talks in Ottawa between Japan, the United States and 10 other Pacific rim countries are key to advancing the planned Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to its final stage by year-end, Japan's chief negotiator said on...
  • After beating Google, Korea's Naver goes global with messaging app Line

    SEOUL (Reuters) - The billionaire founder of web portal operator Naver Corp beat back Google Inc to leave South Korea one of few countries where the U.S. search engine does not dominate. Now, Lee Hae-jin is stepping onto the world stage with Line, a...
  • Is volatile fuel used in racing cars a new power source for ships?

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Methanol, a fuel used to power light aircraft and racing cars, is being tried out as alternative for ships, highlighting its potential in an industry under pressure to cut emissions. From next year, shipping firms will have to cut...