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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gotta catch 'em all!

    Gotta catch 'em all!
    Yumina Myers' culture-shock moment came on the first day of high school in Vermont when, dressed in a T-shirt and jeans branded with Mickey Mouse's goofy face, someone stopped the recent Japanese immigrant in the hallway. "They looked at me and said,...
  • Japanese automakers boost investment in U.S. by $5 billion in 2013

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Japanese carmakers boosted investment in their U.S. plants by more than $5 billion in 2013, the biggest increase on record, new figures from the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association showed on Monday. Total manufacturing...
  • Tax hike hits Japan business mood, but outlook upbeat: BOJ tankan

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Big Japanese manufacturers' business sentiment worsened in the three months to June but is poised to improve in the following quarter, a central bank survey showed, adding to signs the economy will shrug off April's sales tax hike....
  • Anime Expo 2014: A cosplay fan’s photo gallery

     
    At Anime Expo 2014, the wigs are out, big time. Organizers had promised to push the cosplay quotient at the […]...
  • Anime Expo: ‘Sailor Moon’ voice Linda Ballantyne on the series

     
    She came to the world’s attention as a 14-year-old klutz who encounters a talking black cat with a magical brooch. […]...
  • Anime Expo: New ‘Dragon Ball Z,’ ‘Sailor Moon Crystal’ and cosplay

     
    The 23rd Anime Expo, the largest anime and manga convention in North America, is opening Thursday at the Los Angeles […]...
  • Japan final June manufacturing PMI 51.5 vs. flash 51.1

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese manufacturing activity expanded in June at a faster pace than initially reported, revised data showed on Tuesday, in a sign that domestic demand has quickly recovered from a sales tax increase at the start of April. The final...
  • Investing: the outlook for overseas stocks

    The economies of Japan, Europe and emerging nations are giving off mixed signals. Here's what we see happening in the next several months. Japan on the mend. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's campaign to turn Japan's economy around is bearing fruit. But as Abe...
  • Japan -- military ally: Their Take

    Japan — military ally Japan is a close friend and ally of the United States, and a crucial strategic military partner in Asia. But if the going got rough, and, say, North Korea attacked U.S. forces somewhere in the Pacific, could we count on...