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  • China's secretive military cracks open door for glimpse inside

    BEIJING (Reuters) - With dancing robots and smiling soldiers and to the strains of British singer George Michael, China cracked open the door on its secretive armed forces on Tuesday during Beijing's annual attempt to assuage worries about its growing...
  • McDonald's Japan says it sourced chicken nuggets from Shanghai Husi

    TOKYO (Reuters) - McDonald's Holdings Co (Japan) Ltd said Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, which was shut down by local regulators over food safety concerns, had supplied about 20 percent of its Chicken McNuggets and that it had halted sales of the item on...
  • China rotten meat scandal spreads to Starbucks, Burger King

    China rotten meat scandal spreads to Starbucks, Burger King
    The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as McDonald's products as far away as Japan. McDonald's Corp and KFC's parent Yum Brands Inc apologized to Chinese...
  • Web-connected cabins offer flight path for aerospace investors

    LONDON (Reuters) - The web-connected aircraft cabins of the future, powered by technology on show at last week's Farnborough Airshow, are offering a path to investor returns through suppliers like Cobham Plc and Thales SA. The market for inflight...
  • Nissan will roll out cars that use autopilot to park, change lanes

    Nissan will roll out cars that use autopilot to park, change lanes
    Nissan plans to introduce a series of autonomous driving functions in its vehicles to convince consumers that self-driving cars represent the future of automotive technology. Carlos Ghosn, the chief executive of both Nissan Motor Co. and Renault SA,...
  • Datebook: Canvases attacked, drums pounded and colors bleeding

    Datebook: Canvases attacked, drums pounded and colors bleeding
    A dance-performance about adolescence in the Bronx, an eight-hour movie about people at work, an installation that is all color, and talking-breathing-eating Instagram. It's all happening in our smoggy, drought-y neck of the woods: Okwui Okpokwasili,...
  • Japan's Toho Woos Female Non-Believers to Hollywood 'Godzilla'

    TOKYO - Top Japanese distributor Toho is targeting women in order to make its release of the Legendary Pictures-made "Godzilla" a box office success. The original Japanese "Godzilla" series was a Toho line-up staple for generations, but was pitched...
  • Another strong outing for Iwakuma

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Seattle Mariners - INSIDE PITCH SEATTLE -- The return of DH Kendrys Morales had one exciting moment but didn't give much of a jolt to the hapless Seattle Mariners offense on Friday night. Morales drove in Seattle'...
  • Fujitsu to form JV with Taiwan's UMC to own, run Mie chip plant: sources

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Fujitsu Ltd plans to form a joint venture with Taiwan's United Microelectronics Corp to own and operate Fujitsu's main Mie semiconductor plant in central Japan, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday. Fujitsu is initially...
  • Messaging app firm Line Corp filed for U.S. IPO: report

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Line Corp, a Japan-based social messaging service firm, has filed for an initial public offering in the United States, Bloomberg news reported on Friday, citing unidentified sources. Line's parent company, South Korea's Naver Corp,...
  • Father-son team grows close by building tuned Porsche

     
    Filed under: Aftermarket, Classics, Coupe, Performance, Videos, Porsche We've seen several heartwarming videos of kids bonding over cars with their parents, whether racing together or giving them as gifts. The story of Leh Keen and his father McGrath,...
  • Japan set to miss 2021 budget-balance goal by $100 bln -draft

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will cut discretionary spending such as public works by 10 percent in next fiscal year's budget, a draft document showed, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government seeks to cut the government's enormous deficit even as it...