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  1. FILE PHOTO: A H-IIA rocket carrying Hayabusa 2 space probe blasts off from the launching pad at Tan

    Japanese space probe touches down on asteroid to collect samples

    A Japanese space probe named after a falcon, Hayabusa 2, has touched down on an asteroid more than 300 million km (186 million miles) from Earth ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: Passengers are seen in front of security check at the Tokyo International Airport in To

    US carriers compete for new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport

    The top three U.S. carriers announced bids for new slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport on Thursday as part of a push to increase daily ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Attendees take pictures of a stock quotation board after a ceremony marking the end of

    Tokyo's drive to expel zombie stocks hits small caps

    The Tokyo Stock Exchange's push to weed out small and weak firms from its main board could take years, but some fund managers are already ditching ...
  4. Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike attends a countdown event to mark two years until the Tokyo 2020 Summer

    Olympics: 2020 Games can be springboard to transform Tokyo, says governor

    The 2020 Olympics can "usher in a new Tokyo" and, along with this year's Rugby World Cup, leave behind a legacy similar to that of the 1964 Summer ...
  5. Japan's indigenous Ainu people have long suffered oppression and exploitation

    Japan to recognise indigenous Ainu people for first time

    Japan's government introduced a bill Friday to recognise the country's ethnic Ainu minority as an "indigenous" people for the first time, after ...
  6. Mitsubishi Motors Corp's President and CEO Osamu Masuko speaks to the media in Tokyo

    Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi executives reaffirmed importance of alliance: Mitsubishi chief

    The chief executives of Japan's Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors met with the newly appointed chairman of Renault in Tokyo on Thursday and reaffirmed ...
  7. In drive hunting, fishermen force dolphins into a cove where the panicked animals get tangled in

    Activists file suit to stop dolphin hunting in Japan

    Environmental campaigners have filed an unprecedented lawsuit in a bid to halt the so-called "drive hunting" of dolphins in Japan, arguing the ...
  8. file photo child abuse belt threaten

    Tokyo to ban parents from physically punishing children: Reports

  9. A man is reflected on an electronic board showing a graph analyzing recent change of Nikkei stock i

    Trade talk hopes and shutdown deal buoy global stocks

    Asian shares barely budged on Tuesday with investors looking to a new round of Sino-U.S. trade talks as the world's two largest economies try to ...