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Beyond China, carmakers seek new drivers of Asian growth

Beyond China, carmakers seek new drivers of Asian growth

Beyond China, carmakers seek new drivers of Asian growth Southeast Asia’s potential beckons as global automakers look beyond China’s massive market to extend their sales boom in the region, but…

Mao Asada announces retirement from figure skating

Mao Asada announces retirement from figure skating

Mao Asada announces retirement from figure skating Mao Asada, 26, the women’s figure skating silver medalist at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and three-time world champion, announced on her blog…

Clock ticks for women in Japan seeking love at work

Clock ticks for women in Japan seeking love at work

Clock ticks for women in Japan seeking love at work As much as I hate to spoil the whole 春の陽気 (haru no yōki, springtime cheer) thing, I have some bad…

Brave Thunders keen to learn lesson

Brave Thunders keen to learn lesson KAZ, NAGATSUKA – With the best record in the entire league right now, the Kawasaki Brave Thunders have a legit chance to win the…

N Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missile attack: Abe

N Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missile attack: Abe

N Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missile attack: Abe TOKYO — North Korea may have the capacity to launch a warhead loaded with sarin nerve gas, Japanese Prime Minister…

U.S. show of force to North Korea also could show U.S. weakness

U.S. show of force to North Korea also could show U.S. weakness

U.S. show of force to North Korea also could show U.S. weakness The Trump administration’s decision to send an aircraft carrier to waters off the Korean Peninsula is meant as…

U.S. told Japan before Trump-Xi talks of option to strike N Korea

U.S. told Japan before Trump-Xi talks of option to strike N Korea The United States told Japan prior to the U.S.-China summit in early April that it could resort to…

Shrinking workforce threatens Japan’s economy

Shrinking workforce threatens Japan’s economy Japan’s working-age population is facing a steep decline, new demographic research confirms, leaving the country’s future vitality precarious barring major improvements in social security and…

Japan's population projected to shrink 30% by 2065

Japan’s population projected to shrink 30% by 2065

Japan’s population projected to shrink 30% by 2065 Japan’s population is expected to shrink by roughly 30% from the level in 2015 to 88.08 million by 2065, with a continuing…

Startups in Japan seeing ample cash but lack of innovators

Startups in Japan seeing ample cash but lack of innovators

Startups in Japan seeing ample cash but lack of innovators Japan Inc where companies with roots going back decades, if not centuries, have long dominated, is finally warming up to…