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Asian shares, dollar gain after US Senate passes budget plan

Japan's Nikkei erased its earlier losses and eked out a 0.04 per cent gain, and a robust weekly rise of 1.4 per cent.

20 Oct 2017 12:15 PM

Nissan's inappropriate inspections started at least 20 years ago: NHK

The automaker produced roughly 79,300 passenger and commercial vehicles in Japan in August.

20 Oct 2017 10:44 AM

Shinzo Abe headed for landslide win in Japan's upcoming election: poll

Democratic Party, appears to be declining, with surveys predicting it might win up to 54 seats.

16 Oct 2017 11:17 AM

Shinzo Abe likely to get two-thirds majority in Japan's upcoming election: surveys

The 12-day election campaign, which kicked off Tuesday, will focus on reviving Japan's once world-beating economy.

12 Oct 2017 12:32 PM

Japanese reporter died after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month

NHK reporter Miwa Sado, 31, who had been covering political news in Tokyo, was found dead in her bed in July 2013.

06 Oct 2017 4:15 PM

Japan PM Abe dissolves lower house, calls for early election amid North Korea tension

Abe’s personal ratings have risen to around 50 percent from around 30 percent in July, partly to back his leadership amid N Korea crisis.

28 Sep 2017 11:01 AM

Could Japanese PM Abe’s snap election gamble backfire as of Theresa May?

Polls show voters generally approve of Abe's hawkish policy on Pyongyang.

26 Sep 2017 3:38 PM

Amid North Korea tensions, Japan's Abe calls for snap election

If re-elected, it would be Abe's fourth term at the helm of the world's third top economy.

25 Sep 2017 3:13 PM

N Korea's provocative action threatening peace will not be tolerated: Abe

Japanese PM called for an emergency meeting of UNSC and stressed, 'Now is the time for the international community to be united.'

15 Sep 2017 8:51 AM

North Korea nuclear test 10 times more powerful than Hiroshima: Japan

US President Donald Trump tweeted on Tuesday that he would allow Japan, S Korea to buy more 'highly sophisticated' US military equipment.

06 Sep 2017 10:57 AM