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  • Japan mourns Nishikori loss but savours his fairytale run

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese fans responded with groans and tears when Kei Nishikori was beaten in the final of the U.S. Open on Monday, but took some consolation from the fact he became the first Japanese player to reach a grand slam singles final....
  • Japan mourns Nishikori loss but savours his fairytale run

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese fans responded with groans and tears when Kei Nishikori was beaten in the final of the U.S. Open on Monday, but took some consolation from the fact he became the first Japanese player to reach a grand slam singles final....
  • A year after winning Olympics, Tokyo faces hurdles in move from bid to build

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo's 2020 Summer Olympics were meant to be different: compact, on budget and on time. But now, as the Japanese capital moves to leap from bid to building a year after winning the games, the optimism is ebbing. The National Stadium,...
  • Japan second-quarter GDP shrinks 7.1 percent, adds to doubt over inflation goal

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economy shrank an annualized 7.1 percent in April-June from the previous quarter, worse than a preliminary estimate, and adding to doubts over whether the central bank can achieve its target of 2 percent inflation early next...
  • A year after winning Olympics, Tokyo faces hurdles in move from bid to build

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo's 2020 Summer Olympics were meant to be different: compact, on budget and on time. But now, as the Japanese capital moves to leap from bid to building a year after winning the games, the optimism is ebbing. The National Stadium,...
  • Revised data show Japan second-quarter GDP shrank more than expected

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economy shrank an annualised 7.1 percent in April-June from the previous quarter, more than a preliminary estimate, underscoring concerns the hit from an April increase in the sales tax may have been bigger than expected. The...
  • Japan's Abe steals a march on China with South Asia tour

    DHAKA/COLOMBO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe flew to Bangladesh on Saturday for a two-stop tour of South Asia as the globe-trotting leader asserts Tokyo's interest in a region where it has ceded influence to China. Abe becomes the first...
  • Japan PM's stance on next tax hike 'utterly neutral': econmin

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stands "utterly neutral" on whether to decide in December to raise the sales tax again next year but he will be very cautious in his decision given the potential blow to the economy, Japan's economy minister...
  • Japan's First Lady speaks out on sales tax, nuclear power

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese First Lady Akie Abe - often called the "household opposition" for her penchant to speak out - said on Thursday the country should consider cutting wasteful spending and boosting the economy before going ahead with a rise in...
  • Putin hails Soviet victory over Japan in courting Mongolia

    ULAN BATOR (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin cited a 1939 Soviet victory over the Japanese army as a foundation of relations with Mongolia during a visit to Ulan Bator on Wednesday, despite a risk of upsetting Tokyo. Putin's reference to the...
  • Japan PM Abe appoints China-friendly lawmakers to key posts

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe picked two veteran lawmakers with friendly ties to China for top party posts on Wednesday in an apparent signal of hope for a thaw in chilly ties with Beijing and a summit with Chinese leader Xi...