Mitsui O.S.K. pays 4 billion yen to retrieve ship seized in China
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. has paid 4 billion yen ($39.1 million) to Chinese authorities to settle a 1930s contract dispute and secure the release of its ship, the Shanghai Maritime...
Obama: Not hopeful North Korea will change soon
U.S. President Barack Obama says he's not optimistic North Korea will stop behaving irresponsibly in the near future.
Marubeni says Chinese authorities detain three staff at grain unit
TOKYO/ BEIJING--Three employees at one of Marubeni Corp's grain trading units in China have been detained by authorities, the Japanese trading house said on April 24, a move sources told Reuters was prompted by allegations the ...
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Visitors flock to China memorial to Japanese official's assassin
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South Korean citizens in central Seoul protest North Korea's third underground nuclear test in February 2013. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
U.S. urges North Korea to refrain from new nuclear test
WASHINGTON--The United States said on April 22 that it was watching the Korean peninsula closely after reports that North Korea may be planning another nuclear test and it urged Pyongyang not to take any step that would...
Activity escalates around North Korea nuclear testing site
Death count in S. Korean ferry sinking tops 100, with nearly 200...
South Korean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'
Police train their fire hose at protesters as the latter try to force their way closer to the U.S. Embassy for a rally against next week's visit of U.S. President Barack Obama April 23, 2014 in Manila, Philippines.  (AP Photo)
Anti-Obama protesters clash with police in Manila
MANILA--Philippine police armed with truncheon, shields and water hose clashed April 23 with more than 100 left-wing activists who rallied at the U.S. Embassy in Manila to oppose a visit by President Barack Obama and a looming ...
Japanese companies set up IT businesses in Vietnam
Forgiving Filipinos try to cash in on long-detested Japanese army...
Official says a sub will be deployed for first time to search for...

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