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Japan says avoid 'unfortunate history' as China marks Tokyo's WWII defeat

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. (Photo: AP)

Tokyo had complained to the United Nations over Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's plan to...

Japan 'disappointed' by Chinese leader's WWII speech

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Tokyo had requested that Beijing make sure that the event was not so anti-Japanese

Tokyo scraps Olympic logo

A worker prepares to remove the poster with a logo of Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 from the wall  (Photo: AP)

Japan dumps scandal-hit design over lack of public support

Suzuki to buy back from Volkswagen

Japan’s Suzuki Motor said on Sunday that it plans to buy back its shares sold to Volkswagen after an international arbitration court settled a dispute between the two automakers.

Tens of thousands protest against Japan security bill

Protesters fill a street in front of the main gate of the National Diet building in Tokyo on Sunday. (Photo: AP)

Tens of thousands rallied outside Japan’s Parliament on Sunday to protest against planned new laws that could see troops in the officially pacifist nation engage in combat for the first time since Wor

Lights out for Tokyo's modernist masterpiece Hotel Okura


It will close its doors to make way for a gleaming new hotel rebuilt in time for the...

Split emerges in Japan’s biggest yakuza

A rift has emerged in Japan’s largest “yakuza” organised crime syndicate, the government has said, with the police warning that the split could lead to a wave of gang violence.

Panasonic to stop making batteries in Beijing, cut 1,300 jobs

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Panasonic has been restructuring its business to focus on higher-margin goods

Now that defence minister Manohar Parrikar has complained that a murder story is getting more coverage than the 50th anniversary of the 1965 “victory” against Pakistan, in the coming weeks, the Indian

As frenzy over a young girl’s presumed murder three years ago gripped the media, I wracked my brains to think if I had ever met Sheena Bora while visiting my son when he lived in Bandra, Mumbai.