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  • Aged Japan veterans voice concerns about military policy shift

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokuro Inokuma, a former Imperial Japanese Army soldier, got his first taste of the horrors of war in 1945 when he scrambled to gather up the scattered limbs of his fellow servicemen, blown apart by a U.S. air raid in Japan. He was 16....
  • Japan 'strongly protests' Russia maneuvers on disputed isles

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan "strongly protested" on Wednesday exercises by the Russian military on Pacific islands that it also claims and which have been at the root of strained relations between the two countries since the end of World War Two. The...
  • Japan protests over Russia's military drills on disputed islands

    TOKYO Tokyo on Wednesday lodged a protest with Russia over military exercises on islands disputed between the two countries, Japan's Kyodo News agency reported. The drills on the islands of Etorofu and Kunashiri off the northern island of Hokkaido were...
  • Goldman Sachs a final bidder for $1.6 billion Tokyo building: sources

    TOKYO (Reuters) - A Goldman Sachs Group Inc unit is a final bidder for a Tokyo office tower in a deal that could fetch about 165 billion yen ($1.6 billion), said people familiar with the deal, which could be the biggest office property deal in six years....
  • Toronto Film Festival Adds Sandler's 'Cobbler,' Wiig's 'Welcome to Me,' Schwarzenegger's 'Maggie' and More

    The Toronto International Film Festival added more than 100 features to its 2014 slate today, with pics starring Dustin Hoffman, Kristen Wiig, Benicio del Toro, Diane Keaton, John Travolta, Keira Knightley, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Connelly and Arnold...
  • Haruki Murakami's 'Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki' paints haunting picture

    Haruki Murakami's 'Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki' paints haunting picture
    Haruki Murakami's "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage" begins with a simple premise: A Tokyo railroad engineer, the Tsukuru Tazaki of the novel's title, unable to get over the summer of his sophomore year in college, when for no reason...
  • Yokocho ramen extravaganza hits Little Tokyo Aug. 16-17

    Yokocho ramen extravaganza hits Little Tokyo Aug. 16-17
    The Ramen Yokocho Assn.'s ramen festivals in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Francisco each have drawn tens of thousands of ramen fanatics for $8 bowls of Japanese noodles of all styles and provenance. The next Ramen Yokocho fest takes place in Little...
  • Hayao Miyazaki May Return, Says Studio Ghibli's Toshio Suzuki

    TOKYO - Hayao Miyazaki, the iconic Japanese anime creator "may make something again," said Toshio Suzuki, the veteran Studio Ghibli producer whose remarks on a Sunday TBS documentary stirred up speculation about the studio's demise. "This is my guess,...
  • Exclusive: Japan's GPIF to boost stock allocation to over 20 percent - sources

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's public pension fund, the world's largest at around $1.24 trillion, plans to boost the weighting of domestic stocks to more than 20 percent from a current 12 percent target, two people with knowledge of the allocation review...
  • Lawson Acquires United Cinemas in Japan

    TOKYO -- Lawson, a major Japanese convenience store chain, has acquired multiplex operator United Cinemas, company officials announced today. The deal, said to be worth nearly $100 million, will give Lawson all United Cinemas shares. Lawson subsidiary...
  • Panasonic eyes $1.5 billion Olympic win with Tokyo Games infrastructure, innovations

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Robot porters and wearable translation devices are just some of the innovations Panasonic Corp would like to launch for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, an event it hopes will earn it at least $1.5 billion (890 million pounds). As one of the...
  • Toyota first quarter profit rise beats estimates, U.S. sales outlook raised

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp posted a forecast-beating 4.4 percent rise in April-June operating profit and raised its North America vehicle sales target for the year to next March, boosted by strong sales of SUVs and pickup trucks in the United...