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  • Japan will conduct Pacific whale hunt in wake of court ruling

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said on Friday it would conduct a sharply scaled down form of its annual Northwest Pacific whaling campaign this year despite an international court ruling last month against the mainstay of its whaling program in the Antarctic....
  • Japan PM talks to U.S. Vice President Biden about Ukraine, trade

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke by telephone to U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on topics including the situation in Ukraine and trade negotiations, an Obama administration official said. U.S. President Barack Obama said on...
  • Japan investment in Southeast Asia surges amid China slump

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese companies' investments in Southeast Asia surged last year to almost three times the amount invested in China, after relations between Beijing and Tokyo soured in 2012 and Chinese labor costs rose, a government agency of Japan...
  • Obama looks to salvage Asia 'pivot' as allies fret about China

    Obama looks to salvage Asia 'pivot' as allies fret about China
    (The last paragraph of this April 16 story has been corrected to say Chuck Hagel is U.S. Defense Secretary) WASHINGTON/MANILA (Reuters) - When a Philippine government ship evaded a Chinese blockade in disputed waters of the South China Sea last month,...
  • Manager at Japan's Fukushima plant admits radioactive water 'embarrassing'

    OKUMA, Japan (Reuters) - The manager of the Fukushima nuclear power plant admits to embarrassment that repeated efforts have failed to bring under control the problem of radioactive water, eight months after Japan's prime minister told the world the...
  • Japan's Abe dubs China vital partner amid territorial disputes

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe criticized Beijing for trying to "change the status quo" with force in maritime disputes but said China was a vital economic partner, as a series of visits suggested a possible thaw in ties between...
  • Obama, Abe to battle negative images at U.S.-Japan summit

    TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When U.S. President Barack Obama meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a summit next week, they will be battling negative undercurrents that could undermine their message that Asia's most important security alliance is...
  • Japanese Internet firms offer something new: high returns

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Some Japanese Internet companies are getting a boost from foreign investors as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pushes for an elusive strength his country's firms are not known for - high returns. Overseas long-term investors were already...
  • Tokyo Disney Parks Claim 600 Millionth Visitor

    TOKYO -- Disney's theme parks in the Tokyo area - Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea - recorded their 600 millionth visitor last weekend, according to park officials. The lucky visitor, Yumi Sakai, and her family walked through the park gates on...
  • BOJ Kuroda's meeting with PM Abe won't alter policy stance - sources

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will revive their regular meetings this month, people familiar with the matter said, in a sign the government may be concerned about recent stock market declines and an...
  • BOJ unruffled by Japan's weak machinery orders, quells stimulus hopes

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economy took another knock as a gauge of business investment weakened, but the Bank of Japan remained unperturbed and is expected to release optimistic inflation projections as a swing voter on its board turned more confident...