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World Oct 13Typhoon leaves as many as 33 dead as Japan continues rescue
Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday, as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to as high as 33. One woman fell to her death as she…
World Oct 12Tokyo area shuts down as powerful typhoon lashes Japan
A heavy downpour and strong winds pounded Tokyo and surrounding areas on Saturday as a powerful typhoon forecast to be Japan's worst in six decades made landfall and passed over the capital, where streets, nearby beaches and train stations were…
Economy Aug 28Japan’s move to lower South Korea trade status takes effect
South Korea has accused Japan of weaponizing trade because of a separate dispute linked to Japan's colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula from 1910 to 1945.
Economy Apr 04Former Nissan chair Ghosn arrested again
Prosecutors said Ghosn was arrested this time on suspicion he diverted $5 million from funds that were being relayed from a Nissan subsidiary to an overseas dealership.
Economy Mar 06Former Nissan chair Carlos Ghosn released on bail
Ghosn left the detention center disguised as a construction worker after posting a $8.9 million bail.
Arts Mar 05Pritzker Prize awarded to Arata Isozaki, architect whose designs blend East and West
Isozaki, 87, was one of the first Japanese architects to build outside the country, and has been praised over his five-decade career for making a statement that transcends national boundaries through buildings that are simple in design, but also appear…
Economy Nov 19Nissan chair arrested over financial misconduct allegations
Ghosn is being accused of under-reporting income, using investment funds for personal gain and illicit use of company expenses.
World Jul 0738 dead, nearly 50 reported missing as heavy rain hits Japan
TOKYO — Torrents of rainfall and flooding battered a widespread area in southwestern Japan on Saturday, with local media casualty reports climbing quickly. Public broadcaster NHK said 38 people were dead, four were injured seriously and 47 were missing. Okayama…