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Save Big on Summer Travel in Japan

<i>Nebuta Matsuri. Festivals are at their best and brightest in the summer.</i><p>Over-the-top festivals, fireworks extravaganzas, street-side barbeques, a chorus of cicadas singing in every tree, shaved ice, colorful cotton <i>yukata</i> kimonos and the <i>clip clop</i> of wooden sandals: The sights, sounds and flavors of …

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How Korean Pop Conquered Japan

<i>The more modern sound and suggestive imagery of K-Pop is challenging J-Pop on its home turf</i><p>South Korean pops group Girls Generation performs on the stage during the K-Pop All-Star live concert in Niigata, northern Japan, on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)<p>Thousands of Japanese …

Kerry says US 'ready for talks' with N Korea

John Kerry, the US secretary of state, has said Washington is willing to engage with North Korea as long as it takes steps to give up nuclear weapons.<p>Kerry said during a meeting with Shinzo Abe, prime minister of Japan, that the on burden is on Pyongyang to follow "to observe laws and the norms of …

Kerry in Japan for talks on North Korea nuclear threat

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Japan on Sunday for more regional talks after weeks of rising tension on the Korean Peninsula. Tokyo has deployed anti-missile defences around the capital in the wake of threatening rhetoric from Pyongyang.<p>US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Japan …

Japan Pop Culture Subcommittee Formed to Show the World 'Cool Japan'

On 9 April the <i>Cool Japan Promotion Conference and Pop Culture Subcommittee</i> was assembled to discuss and strategize ways to encourage growth in …

Japan shrine visit angers South Korea

South Korea has abruptly cancelled a trip to Tokyo by its foreign minister in protest at visits to a controversial war shrine over the weekend by …

Japan summons China envoy over disputed isles

Japan has summoned the Chinese ambassador in protest over a flotilla of Chinese government ships that entered territorial waters near a disputed island chain.<p>Japan's foreign ministry said on Tuesday it had called in the envoy after eight Chinese vessels entered waters near the Senkaku islands, …