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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Violinist Midori is expecting a child

    Violinist Midori is expecting a child
    Midori, the renowned Japanese American violinist who shot to international fame as a child prodigy and grew up in the eyes of the public, is expecting a child of her own. A representative for Midori confirmed the musician's pregnancy, saying that she is...
  • Japan refiner Nansei halts oil refining operations due to typhoon

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Nansei Sekiyu KK, a Japanese refiner wholly owned by Brazil's Petrobras , said it suspended oil refining operations at its 100,000 barrels-per-day Nishihara refinery in Okinawa, southwest of Japan, on Monday evening due to an approaching...
  • Central banks ending era of clear promises, return to 'artful' policy

    NEW YORK/TOKYO (Reuters) - The world's major central banks are returning to a more opaque and artful approach to policymaking, ending a crisis-era experiment with explicit promises that they found risked their credibility and did not substitute for...
  • Euro zone Sentix index shows surprise rise in July

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Sentiment in the euro zone showed a surprise improvement in July with investor optimism boosted by the European Central Bank's growth measures and improved expectations for the global economy, according to the Sentix index survey. The...
  • Toma Ikuta, Tadanobu Asano To Star in Japanese Revenge Thriller "Grasshopper"

    TOKYO -- Hot young male actor Toma Ikuta, who starred in the hit Takashi Miike gang actioner "The Mole Song: Undercover Agent Reiji," has been announced as the lead in the revenge thriller "Grasshopper." Based on a novel by Kotaro Isaka ("Golden...
  • Gotta catch 'em all!

    Gotta catch 'em all!
    Yumina Myers' culture-shock moment came on the first day of high school in Vermont when, dressed in a T-shirt and jeans branded with Mickey Mouse's goofy face, someone stopped the recent Japanese immigrant in the hallway. "They looked at me and said,...
  • Honda China struggling with high-end Accord because Chinese covet German cars, too

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Sedan, China, Audi, Honda, Volkswagen, Earnings/Financials, Luxury It's not particularly unusual to see cheap cars in China, or those with designs stolen from foreign competitors, but increasingly the best-selling vehicles there...