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  • Japan is honest on history and 'comfort women'

    To the editor: The notion that the Japanese government denies or downplays history is misleading. Following the stance of the past administrations, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed his sincere commitment to face history with humility on numerous...
  • Exclusive: Japan's regional banks face stress test for ultra-low rates

    Japan's financial regulator is running stress tests to see if too much cash in the system is stifling smaller banks' ability to earn, unlike regulatory tests elsewhere that have been designed to see whether lenders had enough capital to cope with...
  • High on the Hog: Big Pacific trade deal could hinge on pork tariffs

    Japan imposes a relatively modest 4.3 percent tariff on imported pork but has a separate system, known as the "gate price," that more fundamentally controls what U.S. pork farmers can send there. The "gate" amounts to what experts say is a roughly 25...
  • Japan's ruling coalition approves corporate tax cuts to spur growth

    Japan's ruling coalition has approved a tax reform plan that will cut corporate taxes from April and pledges further reductions in coming years in a bid by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to boost profitability and bolster economic growth. The plan approved by...
  • Japan's nuclear-power fears might spur exports of U.S. energy

    TOKYO Living only nine miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, which melted down in March 2011, dairy farmer Masami Yoshizawa said he was angry after he and his herd were exposed to high levels of radiation. "About 200 cows died," said Yoshizawa,...
  • James Gibney: Jolie's 'Unbroken' tells half of Japan's war story

    In the just-released film "Unbroken," as in real life, U.S. Army Air Corps Lt. Louis Zamperini was beaten, starved and forced to work as a slave laborer by his Japanese captors. Things could have been worse. Like some other war prisoners held by the...
  • A framework for resolving Japan-China dispute over islands

    How to make sense of the dispute between Japan and China over some half a dozen uninhabited islets in the East China Sea known as the Diaoyu to the Chinese and the Senkaku to the Japanese? ------------ FOR THE RECORD: In a Nov. 30 OpEd about...
  • Pyeongchang Games could include events in Japan

    Pyeongchang Games could include events in Japan
    MONACO -- Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics organizers and two international federations are discussing the possibility of moving some sliding competitions from the South Korean city to Japan, sources within the Olympic movement said on Saturday....
  • Strict new Japan secrets law to take effect amid protests

    Strict new Japan secrets law to take effect amid protests
    Waving banners and beating drums, hundreds of Japanese took to the streets of Tokyo to protest a strict new state-secrets law taking effect on Wednesday that critics charge will help conceal government misdeeds and limit press freedom. The government of...
  • Japanese nationalists attempt to revise history on 'comfort women'

    Japanese nationalists attempt to revise history on 'comfort women'
    Among the many horrors of World War II was the Japanese military's peculiar system of sexual slavery, in which women (mostly Korean) were kidnapped or otherwise conscripted to provide sex for Japanese troops as they invaded their way around Asia and the...
  • Marketing 'Unbroken' will be delicate in key Japanese, Chinese markets

     Marketing 'Unbroken' will be delicate in key Japanese, Chinese markets
    As this year's Oscar race goes into the home stretch, Universal is preparing to roll out its top contender, the highly anticipated World War II epic "Unbroken." But as it looks ahead to the movie's wider release worldwide, the studio is facing a...