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  • Japan police seek motive for self-immolation on bullet train

    Japanese police on Wednesday searched the apartment of the man who set himself on fire on a high-speed bullet train, killing himself and another passenger, as officials sought clues to his motive.
  • Toyota's top female executive resigns after arrest in Japan

    Toyota's top female executive resigns after arrest in Japan
    Julie Hamp, Toyota's most senior female executive, has resigned following her arrest in Japan on suspicion of drug law violations, the automaker said Wednesday. Hamp tendered her resignation through her attorneys on Tuesday, and Toyota Motor Corp....

    Toyota, Nissan, Honda back hydrogen stations for fuel cells

    Toyota, Nissan and Honda are working together to get more fuel cell vehicles on roads in what they call Japan's big push toward "a hydrogen society." Fuel cell vehicles emit no pollution. They run on the power created when hydrogen stored as fuel...

    Gushiken at last happy as boxer after Hall of Fame induction

    It was a long fight for Yoko Gushiken to find life after boxing. Or rather, to find his life was all about boxing, after all. It took his induction last month into the International Boxing Hall of Fame - an honor only two other Japanese have received -...

    Japan's UNESCO heritage bid draws ire over past labor abuse

    Of countless ghostly abandoned factories and mines in Japan, this fortress island near Nagasaki is among the most notorious. It is also a source of national pride. Gunkanjima, or Battleship Island, is one of 23 old industrial facilities seeking UNESCO'...