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Disco's back: Japan grooves to bubble beat for Heisei era sayonara

01 May 2019

TOKYO Japanese disco fans hit the dance floor and partied like it was 1989, reliving the glitz of the "bubble economy" heyday that defined the early years of the outgoing Heisei imperial era.

Disco's back: Japan grooves to bubble beat for Heisei era sayonara

01 May 2019

TOKYO Japanese disco fans hit the dance floor and partied like it was 1989, reliving the glitz of the "bubble economy" heyday that defined the early years of the outgoing Heisei imperial era.

Disco's back - Japan grooves to bubble beat for Heisei era sayonara

01 May 2019

TOKYO Japanese disco fans hit the dance floor and partied like it was 1989, reliving the glitz of the "bubble economy" heyday that defined the early years of the outgoing Heisei imperial era.

UPDATE 1-Japan Post Holdings to sell nearly a 3rd of its Japan Post Insurance stake

04 Apr 2019

* Sale of Japan Post Insurance shares is first since 2015 IPO

Japan committee chief Takeda to resign as IOC member: Kyodo

19 Mar 2019

TOKYO Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) chief Tsunekazu Takeda, who is expected to announce plans to step down on Tuesday, is also set to resign as a member of the International Olympics Committee, Kyodo News reported.

Tokyo 2020 head says no need for Takeda to resign

01 Feb 2019

TOKYO Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda, being probed for suspected corruption, does not need to step down from his role with the Tokyo 2020 organising committee because current "reports" do not justify action, the head of Tokyo 2020 said.

U.S. envoy to Japan defends trade policies, say not protectionist

16 Nov 2018

TOKYO The United States ambassador to Japan defended his country's trade policies on Friday, saying they were not protectionist and were aimed at creating a more level playing field for American companies.

In Japanese film 'Sea', guilt leads to revenge after sexual assault

30 Oct 2018

TOKYO A young man suffers years of anguish after failing to stop the rape of a school girl in "Sea", a gritty film of revenge and redemption by new Japanese director Kensei Takahashi.

Efficient Pliskova proves too strong for 'tired' Osaka

23 Sep 2018

TOKYO Former world number one Karolina Pliskova utilised her big serve to full effect to ease to a 6-4 6-4 victory over home favourite and U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka in the Pan Pacific Open final in Tokyo on Sunday.

Red-hot Osaka powers past Giorgi into Tokyo final

22 Sep 2018

TOKYO U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka stormed past Italy's Camila Giorgi 6-2 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final of the Pan Pacific Open, where she will face Karolina Pliskova.

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