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Donald Trump arrives in Japan as trade talk looms

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will treat Trump to an imperial banquet and front row seats at a sumo tournament during the trip.

25 May 2019 3:10 PM

Trade with Japan not as big a problem for Donald Trump as China

The USD 70 billion Japanese trade surplus with the US is dwarfed by China’s USD 379 billion surplus.

25 May 2019 9:28 AM

Japan’s sumo fans welcome Trump Trophy but wish he would sit cross-legged

Trump will not be the first foreign dignitary to present a trophy to a sumo tournament winner.

22 May 2019 1:30 PM

Oil surges after OPEC indicates it will maintain output cuts

US West Texas Intermediate crude was 82 cents, 1.3 per cent, higher at USD 63.58 a barrel.

20 May 2019 10:33 AM

Bitcoin sinks abruptly after seven weeks of recovery

After many lackluster months, the price of bitcoin started to rally from early April, hitting a 10-month high earlier this week.

17 May 2019 3:09 PM

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Japan bans drones over Olympic, military sites

Current law already bans the flying of drones over key facilities such as the Prime Minister's Office and the Imperial Palace.

17 May 2019 2:55 PM

'No possibility' of talks with US: Iran Foreign Minister after meeting Shinzo Abe

Washington withdrew a year ago from a nuclear deal with Tehran and re-imposed sanctions, prompting a deterioration in relations.

17 May 2019 12:02 PM

Nissan's Saikawa to stay on as president, Renault chief to join board: Sources

The appointments are likely to be announced on Friday and presented for approval at a shareholder meeting in June.

17 May 2019 11:27 AM

Oil rises as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains

Brent crude futures were at USD 73.00 a barrel at 0303 GMT, up 38 cents, or 0.5 per cent.

17 May 2019 9:56 AM

Japan city to shut red-light zone during G20 summit

Japan will host the G20 summit in Osaka on June 28-29, with Donald Trump and China's President among the world leaders expected to attend.

16 May 2019 2:54 PM

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Rejoice, delight as new Japan Emperor greets people for first time

Cheers and screams filled the air in Tokyo on Saturday as new Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako made their first greetings.

04 May 2019 8:58 AM

New Japanese Emperor Naruhito ascends Chrysanthemum throne

Japan's new Emperor Naruhito formally ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne, a day after his father's historic abdication.

01 May 2019 10:42 AM

Emperor Akhito steps down as Japan marks the end of 'Heisei' period

'Heisei' that is 'achieving peace' period ended with Akhito stepping down as Japan's Emperor.

30 Apr 2019 2:22 PM

Japanese Emperor Akihito to abdicate after three decades on throne

Akihito, who has had treatment for prostate cancer and heart surgery, said that his age would make it hard for him to carry out his duties.

30 Apr 2019 11:26 AM

Japan court grants USD 4.5 million bail to Carlos Ghosn

Ghosn also faces two charges of deferring some USD 80 million of his salary and hiding this in official documents to shareholders.

25 Apr 2019 9:21 AM

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Carlos Ghosn set for release after Japan court grants USD 4.5 million bail

Ghosn, ex-Nissan boss, could soon walk out of detention centre to prepare his defence against multiple charges of financial misconduct.

25 Apr 2019 9:11 AM

My husband is mentally abused in detention: Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's wife

The elegant 52-year-old with long blonde hair has become a passionate spokeswoman for her husband, loudly proclaiming his innocence.

24 Apr 2019 2:01 PM

Adding to Ghosn woes, Nissan set to further slash profit outlook: Report

The automaker is scheduled to announce its full-year earnings results on May 14.

24 Apr 2019 11:18 AM

Problems surmount for Carlos Ghosn as Japan Court hit fresh charges

Japanese authorities on Monday hit former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn with a fresh charge of aggravated breach of trust.

22 Apr 2019 12:24 PM

Blind Japanese sailor completes Pacific voyage without interruption

A blind Japanese sailor completed his non-stop Pacific voyage on Saturday, local media reported.

20 Apr 2019 1:38 PM

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