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Over 6 lakh people in Japan's Kyushu asked to evacuate amid flood-like situation

At least three people have been killed and one person is missing.

29 Aug 2019 11:48 AM

Toyota, Suzuki partnering in self-driving car technology

Toyota will take a 4.9 per cent stake in Suzuki Motor Corp. valued at 96 billion yen (USD 908 million).

28 Aug 2019 4:13 PM

Oil gains, led by US crude, as recession worries ease

Crude oil prices have fallen about 20 per cent from 2019 highs reached in April.

28 Aug 2019 11:54 AM

'Didn’t compromise too much in trade talks with US,' says Japan

Chief Cabinet Secreatry declined to comment when asked if there was still chance US could impose additional tariffs on Japanese automobiles.

26 Aug 2019 2:05 PM

Japan, US reach broad agreement on trade deal: reports

'We saw a great progress,' Japan's minister in charge of trade talks with the US, Toshimitsu Motegi, told reporters in Washington.

25 Aug 2019 3:19 PM

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Naomi Osaka seeks form, fitness and fun ahead of US Open

Osaka is adamant she will defend her title, saying she would most likely play in New York even against her doctor’s wishes.

22 Aug 2019 6:37 PM

Now you can get a ticket to the Olympics at just USD 60000

Tokyo Olympic organizers are offering hospitality packages to Japan residents with prices soaring to 6.35 million yen (INR 43 lakhs).

22 Aug 2019 3:40 PM

Mind the doors: Japan bullet train runs with door open at 280 km/hr

'The conductor checked the carriage and found that the door was completely open,' a company spokesman told news agency AFP.

22 Aug 2019 11:00 AM

Indian men's hockey team win the final of Olympic Test Event

India's attacking approach in the match paid off as they walked off the pitch as winners of the competition.

21 Aug 2019 12:13 PM

Mandeep hat-trick helps India beat Japan 6-3 and reach final in Olympic Test Event

The Indian team bounced back from their 1-2 loss against New Zealand with an impressive display in their third match at Oi Hockey Stadium.

20 Aug 2019 1:57 PM

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Asia shares edge up as stimulus hopes temper recession worries

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.53 per cent, while Japan’s Nikkei rose 0.54 per cent.

20 Aug 2019 12:13 PM

Indian men's hockey team lose 1-2 to New Zealand in Olympic Test Event

India had made an impressive start to the tournament, thrashing Malaysia 6-0 in their opening match.

19 Aug 2019 11:12 AM

Indian women start with 2-1 win over Japan in Olympic test event

With the majority of the attacks coming from the Indian team, the Japanese sat back and looked to attack on the counter.

17 Aug 2019 3:14 PM

Volcano near Tokyo erupts for first time in 4 years

Mount Asama last erupted in June 2015. There were no injuries in the small eruption.

08 Aug 2019 11:17 AM

In a first, Japan scientists to grow human organs in animals

It is the first step in what researchers caution is a very long path towards a future.

01 Aug 2019 3:09 PM

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Scorching heat kills 11 in Japan

As the temperature continues to rise, the agency and weather officials have warned people to take preventative measures against heatstroke.

31 Jul 2019 6:27 PM

Oil prices rise amid expectations that US Fed will cut rates

Tensions spiked between Iran and the West after Iranian commandos seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf.

30 Jul 2019 11:05 AM

Japan Open: Sindhu, Praneeth proceed to quarter-finals

The 24-year-old Sindhu, after losing first game against Ohori comeback stronger and won the two consecutive games 21-10, 21-13.

25 Jul 2019 8:47 PM

Election of gay lawmaker in Japan spurs hopes for same-sex marriage

Japan’s laws on LGBT+ issues are relatively liberal compared with many Asian countries, with homosexual sex legal since 1880.

24 Jul 2019 4:19 PM

4 Indian Navy clearance divers participate in Mine Warfare Exercise in Japan

The Indian Navy this year took part in an annual exercise series with the US Navy and JMSDF.

24 Jul 2019 11:53 AM

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