Japan

Photo

IOC boss tells Japan 'no apology needed' over stadium changes

KUALA LUMPUR - Olympic officials have told Japan there was no need to apologise for scrapping their original proposal for a new national stadium in Tokyo but they still need to get a hurry on to have it ready in time for the 2020 Olympics.

Recent Japan News

Photo

Pacific Rim free trade talks fall short of deal 9:37am BST

LAHAINA, Hawaii - Pacific Rim trade ministers failed to clinch a deal on Friday to free up trade between a dozen nations after a dispute flared up over auto trade between Japan and North America, New Zealand dug in over dairy trade and no agreement was reached on monopoly periods for next-generation drugs. | Video

Japan's Amari: TPP member nations clash over intellectual property issue 6:11am BST

LAHAINA, Hawaii - Japanese Economy Minister Akira Amari said on Friday each nation's interests clashed over an intellectual property issue and they could not reach a Pacific Rim trade deal.

Photo

Former CEO of collapsed Mt.Gox bitcoin exchange arrested in Japan - reports 4:53am BST

TOKYO - Mark Karpeles, the former head of defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, was arrested on Saturday in connection with the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the virtual currency, Japanese media reports said.

Photo

E&Y Japan arm launches internal probe of Toshiba audit 4:44am BST

TOKYO - The Japanese affiliate of Ernst & Young LLC has launched an in-house investigation into its audit of Toshiba Corp in the wake of the electronics maker's $1.2 billion accounting scandal, a person with knowledge of the matter said.

Photo

E&Y Japan arm launches internal probe of Toshiba audit 4:43am BST

TOKYO - The Japanese affiliate of Ernst & Young LLC has launched an in-house investigation into its audit of Toshiba Corp in the wake of the electronics maker's $1.2 billion accounting scandal, a person with knowledge of the matter said.