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Tokyo (Japan)

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  • Chinese cancel ceremony in anger at Japanese claims to islands

     
    China has cancelled a ceremony scheduled for this week to mark the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Japan in anger over Tokyo’s claims on a disputed cluster of islets in the East China Sea....
  • Tokyo most expensive city for expatriates, New York is 33rd

    Tokyo most expensive city for expatriates, New York is 33rd
    Tokyo is the most expensive city in the world for expatriates to live, topping a list on which half of the top 10 priciest places are in Asia. Osaka and Nagoya, both in Japan, are also on the list, as are Singapore and Hong Kong. The rest of the top 10...
  • Japan, China, S. Korea stir old resentments on war anniversary

     
    Wednesday's 67th anniversary of the end of World War II collided with election-year politics in the Asia Pacific, spurring South Korea's president, Japanese officials and Chinese activists to stage controversial gestures that have stirred up bitter...
  • Tsukemen from a different kitchen

     
    The Sawtelle corridor, which was for a while called Little Little Tokyo but is now pretty much known as Little Osaka, has become the epicenter of Japanese noodles in Los Angeles, stand after stand, cheek by jowl, many of them......
  • In wake of Fukushima disaster, Japan to end nuclear power by 2030s

     
    The Japanese government announced a dramatic turn in its energy policy Friday, vowing to make the densely populated island nation nuclear-free by the 2030s. Last year's tsunami-triggered disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power complex forced evacuation of...
  • Japan leaders, utility slammed for 'man-made' nuclear disaster

     
    An independent parliamentary commission accused the Japanese government and the nation's leading utility of "collusion" in avoiding vital nuclear safety improvements that would have prevented the reactor meltdowns last year at the tsunami-damaged...
  • China sends patrol ships to islands at center of Japan dispute

     
    China said it has sent surveillance ships to waters near three islands at the center of a dispute with Japan, one day after Tokyo announced plans to purchase the uninhabited territories....
  • ‘Akira’s’ Katsuhiro Otomo takes fiery turn in ‘Combustible’

     
    Katsuhiro Otomo, the director of the watershed Japanese animated feature “Akira,” will make a rare personal appearance at REDCAT in ......
  • Tokyo governor resigns to form new party, run for parliament

     
    Shintaro Ishihara, the strident governor of Tokyo who helped touch off a major dispute between China and Japan over some uninhabited islets near Taiwan, announced that he was quitting his post and forming a new political party....
  • Japan politicians play 'game of chicken' over financial cliff

     
    Locked in a political standoff over a crucial budget bill, Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda is under mounting pressure to hasten elections -- a step likely to push his party out of power. The bill, which would allow the Japanese government to borrow more...
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    Best of the Web is a round up of photography, video and multimedia from around the web....
  • Food FYI: Man tries to eat 1,050-bacon-strip Whopper

     
    Food FYI: April Bloomfield's 'A Girl and her Pig,' bacon Whopper and more....