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  • Japan ex-economy minister Takenaka says unthinkable to debate BOJ exit now

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Former Japanese Economy Minister Heizo Takenaka said on Tuesday it would be unthinkable to debate now on an exit from the Bank of Japan's monetary stimulus as it would take another half a year to a year to see if deflation is conquered....
  • Pyongyang abductee probe stirs speculation of early Japan poll

    TOKYO (Reuters) - As Japan presses North Korea for information on the fate of Japanese citizens abducted decades ago, speculation is simmering that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could use a possible breakthrough on the emotive issue to call a snap election....
  • 'Dr What' to Play on China's Zhejiang TV

    HONG KONG -- "Dr What: Diagnosis Unknown," a series represented by Los Angeles and London based formats company Small World IFT has been made as show for China's Zhejiang TV. The show, a studio-based medical detective game, airs in China as "Health 007"...
  • VMware to form cloud computing partnership with China Telecom

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Silicon Valley-based VMware Inc said it will form a cloud computing partnership with China Telecom Corp, expanding in China at a time when many U.S. technology firms' businesses there are experiencing fallout from a cyber security...
  • 2016 Mazda2 revealed ahead of Paris debut [w/videos] [UPDATE]

     
    Filed under: Budget, Paris Motor Show, Hatchback, Mazda Small cars may be big business, but the world's automakers don't seem to be in any particular rush to keep them fresh. The new Smart Fortwo unveiled yesterday replaces a model that's already been...
  • Fukushima radiation still showing up in some Japanese cars

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Japan, Safety In the wake of the 2011 tsunami that caused a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, there was a fear that radioactive cars and trucks could be bound for export. Within days of the tragedy,...
  • Woods drawn with Stenson and Cabrera at Hoylake

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - Former world number one Tiger Woods has been drawn to play alongside twice major winner Angel Cabrera of Argentina and second-ranked Swede Henrik Stenson in the first round of the British Open on Thursday. The trio will tee-...
  • Hot Japanese Stars Sometani Shota and Maeda Atsuko Say 'Sayonara Kabukicho'

    TOKYO -- Hot young stars Sometani Shota ("Himizu," "Wood Job!") and Maeda Atsuko ("Tamako in Moratorium," "The Drudgery Train") star in Ryuichi Hiroki's new pic, "Sayonara Kabukicho." Sometani plays a "love hotel" manager in the title Tokyo red-light...
  • 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,...
  • Special Report-How Italy became a submerging economy

    IVREA Italy (Reuters) - Economic decline takes many shapes. In the northern Italian town of Ivrea, it looks like the abandoned, overgrown tennis courts where the employees of electronics giant Olivetti SpA once played. In the 1980s, Ivrea was a...
  • Woods, Stenson and Cabrera grouped at British Open

    — Former World No. 1 Tiger Woods has been drawn to play alongside twice major winner Angel Cabrera of Argentina and second-ranked Swede Henrik Stenson in the first round of the British Open on Thursday. The trio will tee off at 9:04 a.m. local time...