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  • Camaro Z/28 and Mitsubishi Starion meet in this nostalgic vision of '87 Japan

     
    Filed under: Classics, Coupe, Performance, Japan, Videos, Chevrolet, Mitsubishi The '80s is just far enough away now that it no longer seems like an era defined by Reagonomics and neon clothing. Filmmaker Matt Clark has embraced the look of the music...
  • California quake warning system delayed by lack of funding

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - A system to provide early warnings of earthquakes such as the one which shook California's wine country this week is planned and ready to go, but two years after the scientific work finished, the funding is still being...
  • U.S. tech firms under increasing scrutiny in China

    The Silicon Valley economy is hot these days, but U.S. tech firms are feeling a chill in China. Anti-monopoly investigators have raided Microsoft's China offices, and the government has banned Windows 8 from state computers. San Diego-based chip maker...
  • Japan showcases island invasion tactics in annual firepower show

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese battle tanks, helicopters and elite troops stormed the foothills of Mount Fuji Tuesday in a first-of-its-kind display of the tactics and equipment the nation's military could use to defend or retake islands in and around the...
  • China antitrust regulator fines two Japan auto parts makers

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Two Japanese automotive bearings makers said on Tuesday a Chinese regulator has ordered them to pay fines for violating antitrust laws as Beijing intensifies its scrutiny of business practices in the auto sector. Earlier this month, the...
  • AirAsia denies report it weighing a bid for Japan's Skymark

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Malaysia's AirAsia Bhd dismissed a media report that it is weighing a bid for Japan's embattled Skymark Airlines Inc , saying it is focused on a budget airline it is setting up with Japanese partners. The Nikkei business daily...
  • No Palace talk for focused Wanderer Popovic

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic says he has not been contacted about the vacant manager's job at former club Crystal Palace and is focused on getting his A-League side into the Asian Champions League semi-finals. Popovic, a...
  • Facing decline, Japan's pachinko industry tries offering a clean, well-lighted place

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's once-booming pachinko industry, grappling with a graying customer base and the threat of new competition from casinos, is adopting a softer touch and smoke-free zones to lure a new generation of players, particularly women....
  • AirAsia has no interest in Skymark: Tony Fernandes on Twitter

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - AirAsia Bhd's group chief executive, Tony Fernandes, dismissed a media report that the Malaysian carrier is weighing a bid for Japan's Skymark Airlines Inc . "Never seen such rubbish. AirAsia has no interest in Skymark in Japan,"...
  • Hip Hop International keeps the world (head)spinning

    Hip Hop International keeps the world (head)spinning
    Hip-hop dance is not going global -- it's been global for years, and the evidence was once again presented at the recent Hip Hop International's USA and World Hip Hop Dance Championships and World Battles in Las Vegas. The global reach was evident not...
  • Woods set for early teeoff as PGA Championship starts

    LOUISVILLE Kentucky (Reuters) - Four-times winner Tiger Woods, pain-free after suffering a back scare on Sunday, prepared for an early morning start as the 96th PGA Championship began under clear skies at Valhalla Golf Club on Thursday. Woods, who...