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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,...

Tokyo prepares for 2020, facing rising costs and new sports

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike is preparing for a strenuous workout with the next Summer Olympics headed her way. The practice...

Bolt gets gold No. 9 with another runaway win

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Undefeated, uncatchable, unquestionably the best. Usain Bolt bid a blazing-fast farewell to the Rio de Janeiro Games Friday night with...

A rugby trend: Japan upsetting the traditional powers

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — First it was a World Cup upset for Japan. Now it's the Olympics. For the second time in less than...

Mitsubishi offers cash to Japan owners for rigged mileage

TOKYO (AP) — Mitsubishi Motors is giving 100,000 yen ($960) to each Japanese owner of its car as a compensation for inflated mileage and...

Japan quake rescue continues; 44 dead, 10 missing

Minamiaso, Japan (AP) - The U.S. military joined relief efforts Monday in southern Japan for areas devastated by two powerful earthquakes as local rescuers...

Twin quakes kills at least 29 in south Japan

MASHIKI, Japan (AP) — Two powerful earthquakes a day apart shook southwestern Japan, killing at least 29 people, trapping many others beneath flattened homes...

Japan avoids recession, revised growth at 1 percent

TOKYO (AP) — Japan says its economy grew at an annual 1.0 percent pace in July to September according to revised data that indicate...

The Government of Japan provides a Fire Engine for Huaypong Sub-District,...

The Government of Japan, under its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects Scheme (GGP), is providing funds amounting to 2,858,000 baht for “the...

Thailand Striving to Become a Gem and Jewelry Trading Hub

Gem and jewelry producers have been urged to focus on creative manufacturing, as Thailand is striving to become one of the world’s gem...