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Coca-Cola No. 1 in Japan with drinks galore, but not Coke

EBINA, Japan (AP) — Coca-Cola has been the No. 1 beverage maker in Japan for half a century, but it's not thanks to the...

Woman in Japan reclaims dad, US identity in 6-decade journey

KASHIWA, Japan (AP) — At a public bath in a Yokohama slum in the 1950s, a red-haired girl scrubs her skin with a pumice...

Japan residents flee after tsunami warning

Long lines of cars, with their headlights on, are formed as coastal residents follow government orders to flee to higher ground after a strong...

Loan contract signed for implementation of Red Line train project

Thailand and Japan signed a loan agreement on Friday under which the Thai Finance Ministry will get 166,860 million yen or 53,479 million baht...

Japan vows to watch Chinese warplane activity closely

Tokyo (AP) — Japan's top government spokesman warned China on Monday against expanding its military activity to the skies over disputed East China Sea...

Snake wrapped around armrest halts Japanese ‘bullet’ train

Tokyo (AP) — A passenger spotted a snake curled around the armrest of another passenger's seat on a Japanese Shinkansen "bullet" train on Monday,...

Queen guitarist Brian May protests Japanese dolphin hunts

Tokyo (AP) — Brian May, guitarist of British rock group Queen, is taking a stand against Japan's dolphin killing, saying the slaughter of animals...

Japanese pro-wrestling icon meets senior N. Korean official

Pyongyang, North Korea (AP) — Japanese politician and pro-wrestling icon Kanji Inoki met a close confidant of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on...

Japan panel finds nothing illegal in Tokyo Olympic bid

Tokyo (AP) — An independent panel commissioned by the Japanese Olympic Committee has found nothing illegal in a payment made to a Singapore consulting...

Typhoon Mindulle shuts Tokyo’s Narita airport control tower

Tokyo (AP) — Strong winds from a typhoon forced air traffic controllers to temporarily abandon the control tower at Narita International Airport on Monday,...

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