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(CNN) — The year was 2009, and the thudding electronic beats of Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" played everywhere. Around the world, people flocked to see futuristic sci-fi flick "Avatar," and tuned in to fun-loving
Nostalgia for the good times has been a coping mechanism for the world’s third largest economy On 29 December 1989, Japan’s Nikkei stock market index hit a high of 38,916, a milestone that proved to be
(TOKYO) — Japan’s economy and industry ministry has proposed gradually releasing or allowing to evaporate massive amounts of treated but still radioactive water at the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear
Hong Kong (CNN) — Three square miles of volcanic rock on the edge of the East China Sea may one day be used as an unsinkable aircraft carrier for the United States Navy in the event of war in Asia. Japan's
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan erupted with online anger Wednesday after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who won’t reveal guests at a controversial party due to “respect for privacy,” told Parliament the operator
Hong Kong (CNN Business) — A growing number of smaller companies are adopting a four-day workweek. Now the results of a recent trial at Microsoft (MSFT) suggest it could work even for the biggest businesses.
Japan faces a stark choice these days: Either open up to gaijins—foreigners—or face economic collapse. There was a time Japan was the world’s second largest economy, on track to bypass the world’s largest
TOKYO (Reuters) - Ravaged by a series of storms, including the worst typhoon in decades, Japan is ramping up spending on rescue, repair and clean-up. But there's a catch: there are more shovels than hands.
Seoul, South Korea (CNN) — Hundreds of mourners took to the streets of Seoul Saturday to remember a mother who fled poverty in North Korea, only to die of suspected starvation in her small apartment in