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  • Japanese ambassador of cute joins cosplayers at AX

     
    “My name is Kimura U, and I am the most pink creator of the world.” Walking the halls of the […]...
  • Japan current account surplus improves in May, outlook dim

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's current account logged a higher-than-expected surplus in May, government data showed on Tuesday, as the trade deficit narrowed due to a decline in imports. But the improvement in the current account surplus could be temporary as...
  • Marlins rally to get McGehee on All-Star team

    Marlins rally to get McGehee on All-Star team
    We interrupt your obsessing over LeBron's decision to bring another urgent matter to the attention of South Florda fans. Casey McGehee needs your vote. No, wait. The Marlins third baseman — yes, that Casey McGehee — is down to his last...
  • Airbus chief positive on A330neo, calls for weaker euro

    FRANKFURT/PARIS (Reuters) - The head of planemaker Airbus has voiced growing support for plans to upgrade a popular wide-body jet to sharpen its contest for plane sales with Boeing , while urging European authorities to weaken the euro to help exporters...
  • Japan, Australia sign economic partnership pact

    CANBERRA/TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Australian counterpart Tony Abbott on Tuesday signed an economic partnership pact as well as an agreement on military equipment and technology transfers, a week after Abe loosened curbs...
  • Typhoon batters southern Japan, injuring more than a dozen

    TOKYO More than a dozen people were injured and nearly 600,000 advised to evacuate Tuesday as a powerful typhoon pounding southern Japanese islands. Typhoon Neoguri was expected to pick up more power before it makes landfall, the Japan Meteorological...
  • Hawaii: Documentary tells the story of interned Japanese Americans

    Hawaii: Documentary tells the story of interned Japanese Americans
    The stories of thousands of Japanese American citizens detained during World War II because of their ancestry will be shared when a documentary is screened this month on Hawaii’s Big Island. “The Untold Story: Internment of Japanese...
  • Subaru joins seven other automakers in Takata air bag recall

    Subaru joins seven other automakers in Takata air bag recall
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Subaru of America is recalling 8,557 older model cars in the United States equipped with potentially defective air bag inflators made by Japan's Takata Corp , the automaker and U.S. safety regulators said on Tuesday. Subaru joins...
  • 1 dead as typhoon lashes Japan's Okinawa

    1 dead as typhoon lashes Japan's Okinawa
    One man died, more than 500,000 people were urged to evacuate and hundreds of flights were canceled in Japan as a strong typhoon brought torrential rain and high winds to its southwestern islands and could bring heavy rain to Tokyo later this week....
  • Why interest rates may stay very low for a lot longer

    Since the financial crash of 2008, one of the biggest guessing games in the U.S. economy and markets has centered on interest rates — and when they would finally rise from the historic lows that followed the Great Recession. But year after year,...
  • Hot dogs with yakisoba and Japanese curry: Six great Asian-fusion dogs

    Hot dogs with yakisoba and Japanese curry: Six great Asian-fusion dogs
    What started with Roy Choi's Kogi truck and the Seoul Sausage crew bringing an Asian fusion sensibility to street food has grown into a full-blown culinary movement. Sriracha has become the new ketchup, and kimchi and pickled ginger are the new...