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  • Japan industrial output rises, signals economic recovery

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's factory output rose in May after companies cut production in April to offset the impact of a national sales tax hike, underscoring views the economy will absorb the increase largely unscathed. The 0.5 percent month-on-month rise...
  • IOC urges 'sustainable' Tokyo Games, lauds venue review

    TOKYO (Reuters) - International Olympic Committee vice president John Coates has urged Tokyo to ensure plans for the 2020 Summer Games avoid wasteful construction and welcomed talk of reviewing or possibly scaling back venues. Japanese officials, led...
  • Olympic organizers considering cheaper venues for 2020 Tokyo Games

    As Olympic officials finished their first on-site review of preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, there remained questions about a potential change in the overall plan for building venues. The International Olympic Committee's coordination...
  • Some Japan lawmakers seek U-turn in regulation of moneylenders

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Four years after Japan tightened rules on the consumer finance industry - and wiped out thousands of non-bank moneylenders - some lawmakers in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party want to shift back to deregulation, arguing this would...
  • Three Japan public pension funds buying stocks ahead of asset review - sources

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Three Japanese "semi-public" pension funds aggressively bought Tokyo stocks in recent weeks, market sources said, acting before a review of their asset allocation policies is complete. The funds' buying helped Japanese shares to rally...
  • Japanese Gourmet Fair, Tacolandia, DTLA Night Market, L.A. Street Food Fest

    Japanese Gourmet Fair, Tacolandia, DTLA Night Market, L.A. Street Food Fest
    The next two weeks are for you, aficionados of global street food. Love Tokyo shio ramen and Hokkaido crab inari? Beijing-style lamb skewers and Taiwanese shaved snow? Carnitas tacos? Cochinita pibil? Grilled cheese sandwiches? Spam musubi? Ramen burgers?...
  • Japanese official wants Olympic torch relay near site of nuclear leaks

    When the International Olympic Committee chose Tokyo to host the 2020 Summer Games, critics wondered about lingering radiation from the 2011 nuclear accident in nearby Fukushima. Officials from that area have a different perspective.  On Tuesday,...
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  • Japanese central bank chief sticks his neck out, pressures PM Abe for action

    By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has a simple message for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe: It's time to fire the 'third arrow' of reform or risk squandering the efforts of the past 18 months to revive the...
  • Tokyo Disneyland overtakes the original Disneyland in park visitors

    With a surge in theme park attendance in Asia, Tokyo Disneyland has surpassed Disneyland in Anaheim as the second-most-popular theme park in the world. Attendance at Tokyo Disneyland jumped 15.9% in 2013 to 17.2 million visitors, surpassing the original...
  • Camatte concept puts the Toy back in Toyota [w/videos]

     
    Filed under: Concept Cars, Convertible, Japan, Videos, Toyota, Toys/Games It's been two years since Toyota first revealed its Camatte show car at the Tokyo Toy Show. Though sadly never destined for production, Toyota brought the concept back the following...