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  • Japan's Amari: BOJ Kuroda said won't hesitate to adjust policy if needed

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Economics Minister Akira Amari said on Tuesday that Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda told cabinet ministers he will not hesitate to adjust monetary policy if risk factors lead to a change in economic forecasts. Kuroda...
  • Japan government trims economic growth estimate for this year

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's government slightly lowered its growth forecast for the current fiscal year due to sluggish exports and a drop in demand after the April sales-tax hike, but the forecasts were largely in line with the Bank of Japan's projections....
  • China's secretive military cracks open door for glimpse inside

    BEIJING (Reuters) - With dancing robots and smiling soldiers and to the strains of British singer George Michael, China cracked open the door on its secretive armed forces on Tuesday during Beijing's annual attempt to assuage worries about its growing...
  • McDonald's Japan says it sourced chicken nuggets from Shanghai Husi

    TOKYO (Reuters) - McDonald's Holdings Co (Japan) Ltd said Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, which was shut down by local regulators over food safety concerns, had supplied about 20 percent of its Chicken McNuggets and that it had halted sales of the item on...
  • China rotten meat scandal spreads to Starbucks, Burger King

    China rotten meat scandal spreads to Starbucks, Burger King
    The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as McDonald's products as far away as Japan. McDonald's Corp and KFC's parent Yum Brands Inc apologized to Chinese...
  • Web-connected cabins offer flight path for aerospace investors

    LONDON (Reuters) - The web-connected aircraft cabins of the future, powered by technology on show at last week's Farnborough Airshow, are offering a path to investor returns through suppliers like Cobham Plc and Thales SA. The market for inflight...
  • Subaru teasing new WRX S4 model ahead of Japanese debut

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Performance, Japan, Subaru The Subaru WRX range is growing just a little bit larger, at least in Japan, with the automaker's teasing announcement of a new version called the S4. Unfortunately, the company is keeping details about its...
  • Japan's Toho Woos Female Non-Believers to Hollywood 'Godzilla'

    TOKYO - Top Japanese distributor Toho is targeting women in order to make its release of the Legendary Pictures-made "Godzilla" a box office success. The original Japanese "Godzilla" series was a Toho line-up staple for generations, but was pitched...
  • Nissan Note getting a little louder with Nismo versions this fall

     
    Filed under: Performance, Japan, Hatchback, Nissan Nissan's Nismo performance division has been getting more chances to shine recently with tuned models like the Juke Nismo RS and GT-R Nismo. But its latest creation moves closer to the bottom of the...
  • The cars that won't live to see 2015 [w/video] [UPDATE]

     
    Filed under: Acura, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Infiniti, Lamborghini, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Scion, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo Every year in the fast-paced automotive industry brings new models, but it also spells the end for some...
  • Father-son team grows close by building tuned Porsche

     
    Filed under: Aftermarket, Classics, Coupe, Performance, Videos, Porsche We've seen several heartwarming videos of kids bonding over cars with their parents, whether racing together or giving them as gifts. The story of Leh Keen and his father McGrath,...