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  • Japan feels 'strong concern' about France-Russia navy deal

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan on Tuesday expressed "strong concern" about the planned sale of French helicopter carriers to Russia, joining some EU countries in opposing the deal as the West believes Russia has failed to meet international demands to end...
  • Taiwan Film Institute Launched

    HONG KONG - Taiwan this week unveiled the Taiwan Film Institute, a new center spanning film promotion, restoration and education. It replaces the Chinese Taipei Film Archive and also absorbs the Taiwan International Documentary Festival, which is held...
  • Panasonic to invest $200-300 million in Tesla battery plant: source

    Panasonic to invest $200-300 million in Tesla battery plant: source
    (Reuters) - Panasonic Corp plans to initially invest about 20 billion to 30 billion yen ($200-300 million) in Tesla Motors Inc's planned lithium-ion battery plant in the United States, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The Japanese...
  • Airbus halts sale of six A380s to Japan's Skymark

    TOKYO/PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus said on Tuesday it had revoked an order for six A380 superjumbos from Skymark Airlines , losing the only Japanese customer for its biggest jet after the discount carrier struggled to raise cash to pay installments. The...
  • Cubs' Wada beats Rockies for first victory

    The Sports Xchange By John Jackson, The Sports Xchange Cubs' Wada beats Rockies for first victory CHICAGO -- Unlike many of the players making their way from the minor leagues to the Chicago Cubs, Tsuyoshi Wada is no youngster. At 33, he is the...
  • Sprint, T-Mobile merger not expected before September: sources

    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The long-anticipated merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc is not expected to occur before September, with the companies continuing due diligence and preparing a detailed case for a deal before U.S. regulators,...
  • Babymetal shreds heavy-metal's seriousness at the Fonda

    Babymetal shreds heavy-metal's seriousness at the Fonda
    The most subversive, rage-inducing act in heavy metal played the Fonda on Sunday night. The group is fronted by three Japanese teenage girls in pigtails who make heart-shaped hand gestures onstage and sing about how much they love chocolate. ...
  • Joshu Sasaki Roshi dies at 107; monk brought strict form of Zen Buddhism to U.S.

    Joshu Sasaki Roshi dies at 107; monk brought strict form of Zen Buddhism to U.S.
    When an obscure Japanese monk arrived in Los Angeles 52 years ago, he carried little more than a spare robe, a Japanese-English dictionary and an invitation to teach Zen. But the trappings of his life would not always be so simple. At centers he...
  • McDonald's in Japan unveils McNuggets made from tofu, vegetables and fish

    McDonald's in Japan unveils McNuggets made from tofu, vegetables and fish
    McDonald's is introducing a new twist on its classic McNuggets. Locations in Japan will begin serving a version of nuggets made with tofu, vegetables and fish, reported The Wall Street Journal.  Instead of chicken, the nuggets are made with tofu,...
  • Future grows darker for solar energy growth in Japan

    TOKYO (Reuters) - On the second anniversary of a scheme aimed at boosting Japan's renewable energy after the Fukushima crisis, its powerful industry ministry is taking steps critics say will choke off solar investment and pave the way for a return to...
  • Uniqlo to open first Chicago store on Mag Mile

    Uniqlo to open first Chicago store on Mag Mile
    Casual fashion brand Uniqlo announced Monday it will open its first Midwest store on the Magnificent Mile in the fall of 2015. The 60,000-square-foot multilevel flagship at 830 N. Michigan Ave., in the former Filene's Basement space, will be the...