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Panasonic third-quarter profit rises 3 per cent, beating estimates

Panasonic maintained its profit forecast for the year through March at 300 billion yen.

03 Feb 2020 1:07 PM

Oil falls for sixth day as China virus raises global growth, demand concerns

Oil investors are concerned travel advisories, other restrictions and any sizable impact on growth.

28 Jan 2020 11:41 AM

Oil jumps to highest in more than a week after Libyan shutdowns

Brent crude LCOc1 futures were up by 74 cents, or 1.1 per cent, to 65.59 by 0331 GMT, having earlier reached USD 66.00 a barrel.

20 Jan 2020 11:11 AM

Oil edges up after plunge, as market recovers poise

US oil added 61 cents, or 1 per cent, to USD 60.22 after falling nearly 5 per cent in the previous session.

09 Jan 2020 9:59 AM

Nissan says it will continue to pursue legal action against Ghosn

A Japanese government spokesman on Tuesday said Tokyo has sought cooperation from Lebanon regarding Ghosn.

07 Jan 2020 10:11 AM

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Oil rises, supported by trade deal, OPEC cuts

West Texas Intermediate was up 20 cents, or 0.3 per cent, at USD 61.31 a barrel.

26 Dec 2019 10:44 AM

Latest Tokyo Olympic ticket lottery: 1M offered; 23M sought

Organizers on Wednesday said there were 23 million tickets requested in the latest lottery for Japan residents only.

18 Dec 2019 2:32 PM

Tokyo 2020: Olympic stadium officially opened

The Olympics are scheduled to take place from July 24 to August 9, 2020.

16 Dec 2019 7:45 PM

Japan asked for 1 sex slave for every 70 soldiers in WW2 to 'prevent rape, disease'

The sex slaves issue has been a source of a painful dispute between South Korea and Japan.

08 Dec 2019 11:37 AM

Why young Japanese are choosing to not get married?

The same father said his eldest daughter was married but his youngest, a doctor living in the US, is single at the age of 34.

06 Dec 2019 3:34 PM

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71-year-old Japan man arrested for making 24,000 complaint calls

He has been arrested on suspicion of 'fraudulent obstruction of business', the spokesman added.

03 Dec 2019 3:34 PM

Ex-Japanese PM Yasuhiro Nakasone passes away at 101

He was in office for five years from November 1982 to November 1987,

29 Nov 2019 1:00 PM

At Nagasaki, Pope Francis condemns 'unspeakable horror' of nuclear weapons

At least 74,000 people died from the atomic bomb unleashed on the city in western Japan.

24 Nov 2019 4:26 PM

When music met tech: Japan uses song co-created by AI to welcome Pope Francis

Written by Inoue, song, 'Protect all Life - Signs of the Times', is based on theme of Pope's Japan visit and was partly composed using AI.

20 Nov 2019 1:42 PM

Shinzo Abe becomes Japan's longest-serving Premier with 2,887 days in office

The 65-year-old is also the second-longest-serving leader of the Group of Seven major economies behind only German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

20 Nov 2019 10:49 AM

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Oil rises amid optimism over OPEC supply cuts, hopes on US-China trade

OPEC+ on Jan 1 this year cut output by 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd), and in July, renewed the pact until March 2020.

15 Nov 2019 3:41 PM

Row over Japan Emperor's last accession rite: 'Spend night' with goddess

Though the empress, dressed in robes with a long train, also appears, she does not follow him in.

14 Nov 2019 3:57 PM

Toyota reports 1 per cent profit growth on healthy global sales

Toyota Motor Corp's profit for the second fiscal quarter totaled USD 5.4 billion, up from 585 billion yen last year.

07 Nov 2019 2:42 PM

Here are some incredible moments from Japan's Rugby World Cup

The Asian nation’s staging of the event, which kicked off on Sept. 20, has been a huge success.

01 Nov 2019 8:14 PM

Torrential rains, landslides kill 10 in Japan, 3 reported missing

Two weeks ago, Typhoon Hagibis caused widespread flooding and left more than 80 people dead or presumed dead across Japan.

26 Oct 2019 11:31 AM

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