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Tokyo (Japan)

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  • Frances Hashimoto dies at 69; Little Tokyo leader, mochi ice cream creator

    Frances Hashimoto dies at 69; Little Tokyo leader, mochi ice cream creator
    Frances Hashimoto, one of Little Tokyo's most influential business leaders who fought to preserve the neighborhood's Japanese cultural traditions and who invented the popular fusion dessert known as mochi ice cream, died of lung cancer Sunday at her...
  • Tokyo most expensive city for expatriates, New York is 33rd

    Tokyo most expensive city for expatriates, New York is 33rd
    Tokyo is the most expensive city in the world for expatriates to live, topping a list on which half of the top 10 priciest places are in Asia. Osaka and Nagoya, both in Japan, are also on the list, as are Singapore and Hong Kong. The rest of the top 10...
  • Best of the Web

     
    Best of the Web is a round up of photography, video and multimedia from around the web....
  • China-Japan tensions rising over disputed islands

     
    Nationalist tensions are rising in China and Japan over rival claims to uninhabitable rocky islands, despite efforts by leaders in the Beijing and Tokyo to calm the dispute....
  • U.S., Japan agree on new missile-defense site against North Korea

     
    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said the Obama administration had reached an agreement with Japan to build a new radar site on Japanese territory to defend against possible ballistic missile attacks from North Korea....
  • On way to Tokyo, Leon Panetta urges restraint in islands dispute

     
    TOKYO, Japan -- Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta on Saturday urged China and its neighbors not to engage in “provocative behavior” over disputed islands and maritime claims, warning that it could escalate into a regional conflict that might...
  • Chinese cancel ceremony in anger at Japanese claims to islands

     
    China has cancelled a ceremony scheduled for this week to mark the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Japan in anger over Tokyo’s claims on a disputed cluster of islets in the East China Sea....
  • Watch it live: Sony’s PS4 announcement

     
    Sony is expected to release details of a new PlayStation 4, a long-awaited entry in its line of home consoles, ......
  • In wake of Fukushima disaster, Japan to end nuclear power by 2030s

     
    The Japanese government announced a dramatic turn in its energy policy Friday, vowing to make the densely populated island nation nuclear-free by the 2030s. Last year's tsunami-triggered disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power complex forced evacuation of...
  • China sends patrol ships to islands at center of Japan dispute

     
    China said it has sent surveillance ships to waters near three islands at the center of a dispute with Japan, one day after Tokyo announced plans to purchase the uninhabited territories....
  • ‘Akira’s’ Katsuhiro Otomo takes fiery turn in ‘Combustible’

     
    Katsuhiro Otomo, the director of the watershed Japanese animated feature “Akira,” will make a rare personal appearance at REDCAT in ......