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A celebrity listing crashes Japanese exchange's party

TOKYO On Japan's newest exchange, fame can pay off. That may not be so great for investors though.

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U.S. Navy carrier drills with Japanese navy amid North Korean tension

TOKYO The U.S. Navy carrier Ronald Reagan is conducting drills with Japanese warships in seas south of the Korean peninsula, Japan's military said on Friday, in a show of naval power as Pyongyang threatens further nuclear and missile tests.

Japan court rules Tepco liable over Fukushima: media

TOKYO A court in Japan on Friday ordered Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) to pay compensation to a group of former Fukushima residents, the second such ruling following the 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster, Japanese media reported.

Japan calls North Korea's behavior 'absolutely unacceptable'

TOKYO Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Friday that North Korea's remarks and behavior were "absolutely unacceptable" and provocative to regional and international security.

Tokyo Governor Koike's allies seek to repeat local success in Japan national poll

TOKYO With no platform, no party leader and not even a formal name, a nascent political party linked to popular Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike is preparing for a snap election that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to call for next month.

World, Sep 21 2017

Toshiba, keen to seal $18 billion chips sale, wrestles with last-minute delays

TOKYO Japan's Toshiba Corp is locked in last minute discussions over "key issues" with the would-be buyers of its $18 billion memory chip business led by U.S. private equity firm Bain, potentially delaying a formal agreement on the sale. | Video

Deals, Tech, Sep 21 2017