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Toshiba pushes back closing deal on memory unit sale

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics and energy giant Toshiba has delayed its deadline for reaching an agreement on selling its lucrative computer memory chip...

US warship clash site known for congested nighttime traffic

TOKYO (AP) — The site of a fatal collision between a U.S. Navy destroyer and a container ship off Japan's coast is notorious for...

7 U.S. Navy crew missing, skipper hurt after collision off Japan

Tokyo (AP) — Seven sailors were missing and at least two, including the captain, were injured after a U.S. destroyer collided with a merchant...

Swimming robot to probe damage at Japan nuclear plant

Yokosuka, Japan (AP) — A Japanese industrial group has unveiled a robot designed for underwater probes of damage from meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi...

Industry Ministry to promote EEC projects in Japan

BANGKOK– The Ministry of Industry plans to promote economic cooperation with Japan, particularly on medical instrument industry and Thailand's Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) projects. Industry...

China, Japan extract combustible ice from seafloor

Beijing (AP) — Commercial development of the globe's huge reserves of a frozen fossil fuel known as "combustible ice" has moved closer to reality...

Japan’s Princess Mako to marry ocean-loving legal assistant

Tokyo (AP) — Princess Mako, the granddaughter of Japan's emperor, will marry an ocean-loving legal assistant who can ski, play the violin and cook. Japanese...

Japan proposes currency swap deal to ASEAN

HANOI, (VNA) -Japan on May 5 proposed a new type bilateral currency swap agreement, worth 40 billion USD, to the Association of South East...

Japan and Australia to deepen ties amid North Korea tension

TOKYO (AP) — The Australian and Japanese foreign and defense ministers are meeting Thursday to discuss deepening defense cooperation and the growing North Korean...

US VP Pence warns North Korea: ‘The sword stands ready’

YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) — From the wind-swept deck of a massive aircraft carrier, Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned North Korea not to...

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