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U.S. to evacuate Americans aboard cruise ship quarantined at Japan port

16 Feb 2020

TOKYO The United States said it would send an aircraft to Japan to bring back U.S. passengers on the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess, where the most coronavirus infections outside China have occurred.

From 'Sexiest Legs' contest to quarantine in a windowless cruise ship cabin

06 Feb 2020

TOKYO When American Sawyer Smith got hold of discount cruise tickets, he invited his brother and grandparents along for what they expected to be a luxurious treat, from Japan to Hong Kong and back again, full of good food and fun port calls along the way.

From 'Sexiest Legs' contest to quarantine in a windowless cruise ship cabin

06 Feb 2020

TOKYO When American Sawyer Smith got hold of discount cruise tickets, he invited his brother and grandparents along for what they expected to be a luxurious treat, from Japan to Hong Kong and back again, full of good food and fun port calls along the way.

World leaders, Apple CEO offer tributes to Japanese studio after attack

19 Jul 2019

TOKYO Tributes to the Japanese animation studio ravaged in a suspected arson attack lit up social media on Friday, with world leaders and Apple Inc's chief executive offering condolences to the families of the 33 people who were killed.

World leaders, Apple CEO offer tributes to Japanese studio after attack

19 Jul 2019

TOKYO, July 19 Tributes to the Japanese animation studio ravaged in a suspected arson attack lit up social media on Friday, with world leaders and Apple Inc's chief executive offering condolences to the families of the 33 people who were killed.

Deputy Governor Amamiya says Bank of Japan ready to act, all options on table

05 Jul 2019

TOKYO Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya said the central bank is ready to ramp up stimulus and will consider all policy options, including deepening negative interest rates, if the loss of economic momentum hurts its efforts to boost inflation.

Trump nennt Nordkorea nach Raketentest zunehmende Bedrohung

29 Aug 2017

Tokio/Seoul Nach einem weiteren nordkoreanischen Raketentest hat US-Präsident Donald Trump das abgeschottete Land als zunehmende Bedrohung für die Welt bezeichnet und erneut eine militärische Antwort nicht ausgeschlossen.

Japan PM Abe says he, Trump agree North Korea missile launch a 'serious threat'

06 Apr 2017

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday that he and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a telephone call that North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch was "a dangerous provocation and a serious threat."

BOJ chief Kuroda says 'no reason' to withdraw stimulus now

24 Mar 2017

TOKYO Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said there is "no reason" to raise the bank's bond yield targets now with inflation so far from its 2 percent target, offering his strongest denial to date of the chance of withdrawing its massive stimulus any time soon. | Video

Japan firms could stash cash in safes if rates go negative - Reuters poll

24 Mar 2016

TOKYO Some Japanese firms, facing the possibility of negative interest rates on their deposits, would consider stuffing their cash in a safe rather than pay to keep it in the bank, a Reuters poll found, in what would be an unintended and unwelcome side-effect to the country's new monetary policy.

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