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Nissan shares plunge as Ghosn faces ouster after arrest
Business

Nissan shares plunge as Ghosn faces ouster after arrest

  Nissan and Mitsubishi shares plunged Tuesday, as the automakers prepared to oust chairman Carlos Ghosn a day after he…
Olympic Comm. warns Taiwan against name-change
Health & Fitness

Olympic Comm. warns Taiwan against name-change

The International Olympic Committee has warned Taiwan that it could lose its right to compete if it tries to change…
Cairo ranked fastest-growing tourism destination in the world: WTTC
Travel

Cairo ranked fastest-growing tourism destination in the world: WTTC

  Egypt’s Capital city Cairo has been ranked the fastest-growing travel destination by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).…
Japanese Princess Ayako gives up royal status to marry commoner
Life & Style

Japanese Princess Ayako gives up royal status to marry commoner

TOKYO (Reuters) – Princess Ayako married commoner Kei Moriya on Monday at a traditional ceremony at Tokyo’s Meiji Shrine, to…
Operation Tsukiji: Tokyo battles rats as iconic market shuts
World

Operation Tsukiji: Tokyo battles rats as iconic market shuts

  The operation must be ruthless, thorough and silent. Without alerting the watchful enemy, a unit of highly trained Japanese…
Japan bracing as strong typhoon heads for Tokyo
World

Japan bracing as strong typhoon heads for Tokyo

  Japan is bracing for heavy rains and high winds on Wednesday as a strong typhoon is forecast to make…
Feeling the heat: Tokyo preps for sweltering Summer Olympics
World

Feeling the heat: Tokyo preps for sweltering Summer Olympics

  A heatwave in Japan that has killed more than a dozen people is reviving concerns about the Tokyo 2020…
EU, Japan sign major trade deal in ‘message against protectionism’
Business

EU, Japan sign major trade deal in ‘message against protectionism’

  Japan and the EU signed a sweeping free trade deal Tuesday saying they were sending a “clear message” against…
Tokyo fears Trump could link security with trade at summit with Abe
World

Tokyo fears Trump could link security with trade at summit with Abe

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could find his oft-touted close ties with Donald Trump sorely tested at a summit this…
Russia says US missile system in Japan could be used for attacks
World

Russia says US missile system in Japan could be used for attacks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned on Monday that a US-made Aegis missile-defense system that Japan has decided to acquire…
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