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  • BOJ's Kuroda says Japan exports to pick up slowly

    JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Friday that he expects an improving global economy will gradually boost Japanese exports. "Given the relatively good prospects of the world economy, we expect Japan's exports...
  • Japan vice econmin: More caution needed on next tax hike

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's government needs to be more cautious about a coming decision on raising the national sales tax than it was on the previous hike as the economy reaches a "make-or-break point," a senior government official said on Wednesday. Vice...
  • Japan mulls setting aside 1 trillion yen for stimulus next fiscal year: Nikkei

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's government is considering setting aside 1 trillion yen ($9.65 billion) for stimulus spending next fiscal year to help lessen the economic damage from a sales tax hike scheduled for October next year, the Nikkei newspaper reported...
  • West Coast waters still safe from radioactivity, but testing continues

    Remember all those headlines after the Fukushima reactor disaster in 2011? “The Coast Is Toast.” “Holy Fukushima – Radiation From Japan Is Already Killing North Americans.” “28 Signs That the West Coast Is Being...
  • Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open

    Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in three sets Monday night in their first-round match at the U.S. Open. Djokovic started his quest for an eighth Grand Slam title with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win in the...
  • Intersections: The heat rearranges priorities in Armenia

    Intersections: The heat rearranges priorities in Armenia
    Something about the summer in Armenia this year is different. Even the locals feel it. Something feels a little strange, a little odd and quite different. It's hot. Not just "normal" hot, but unbearably dry, you-can't-even-move hot. The sun has...
  • Tom Cruise to be Honored with Japan's J3C Award at LA EigaFest

    The 4th annual LA EigaFest, hosted Sept. 12 - 14 at the Egyptian Theater, will honor Tom Cruise with the 2nd annual Japan Cool Content Contribution Award (J3C Award). The award, presented by the Japanese government, honors Hollywood creators and...
  • Navy divers confirm sunken wreck is World War II cruiser Houston

    Navy divers confirm sunken wreck is World War II cruiser Houston
    U.S. Navy divers confirmed Monday that a wrecked vessel in southeast Asia is the World War II heavy cruiser Houston, a ship sunk by the Japanese that serves as the final resting place for about 700 sailors and Marines. The Houston, nicknamed “...
  • Policy delay has Japanese carmakers reviewing Philippines expansion plans

    MANILA (Reuters) - Top Japanese automakers in the Philippines are threatening to shift production to cheaper Southeast Asian countries as the government drags its feet on a plan to rebuild its shrinking car manufacturing industry. The potential pullout...
  • Tom Cruise to Be Honored with Japan's J3C Award at L.A. EigaFest

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The fourth annual L.A. EigaFest, running Sept. 12-14 at the Egyptian Theater, will honor Tom Cruise with the second annual Japan Cool Content Contribution Award (J3C Award). The award, presented by the Japanese government,...
  • Magical Dining Month showcases emerging eateries and local favorites

    Magical Dining Month showcases emerging eateries and local favorites
    If you've been holding back on dining out because you just can't justify the expense, step away from the stove and commence the happy dance: Magical Dining Month is back! Now in its ninth year, Magical Dining Month is an annual showcase of emerging...