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Australian student released from North Korea says he's 'very good'

04 Jul 2019

SYDNEY/TOKYO An Australian student who was detained in North Korea was freed and safely left the country on Thursday, arriving in Tokyo via Beijing later the same day after Swedish officials helped broker his release. | Video

EU leaders warn of damage to global growth from trade war

28 Jun 2019

OSAKA European Union leaders warned on Friday against the damage that escalating U.S.-China trade friction was inflicting on the global economy, as the Group of 20 economies began a two-day summit in Japan's western city of Osaka.

France's Macron says no need to lower government's stake in Renault

27 Jun 2019

TOKYO French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday there was no need for the government to lower its stake in Renault and that he wanted the Renault-Nissan alliance to work on strengthening its synergies.

France's Le Maire says 'essential' to bolster Renault-Nissan alliance

10 Jun 2019

FUKUOKA, Japan French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was vital that Renault and Nissan Motor strengthen their alliance as the auto industry undergoes rapid change in the areas of electric and connected vehicles.

Bombardier shares up on regional jet sale talks with Mitsubishi Heavy

05 Jun 2019

MONTREAL/TOKYO Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd said on Wednesday it was holding talks to buy Bombardier Inc's regional jet program, sending the Canadian company's shares up 14%.

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.

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