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Tokyo (Japan)

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  • Tokyo governor resigns to form new party, run for parliament

     
    Shintaro Ishihara, the strident governor of Tokyo who helped touch off a major dispute between China and Japan over some uninhabited islets near Taiwan, announced that he was quitting his post and forming a new political party....
  • Japan politicians play 'game of chicken' over financial cliff

     
    Locked in a political standoff over a crucial budget bill, Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda is under mounting pressure to hasten elections -- a step likely to push his party out of power. The bill, which would allow the Japanese government to borrow more...
  • Japan, China, S. Korea stir old resentments on war anniversary

     
    Wednesday's 67th anniversary of the end of World War II collided with election-year politics in the Asia Pacific, spurring South Korea's president, Japanese officials and Chinese activists to stage controversial gestures that have stirred up bitter...
  • Tsukemen from a different kitchen

     
    The Sawtelle corridor, which was for a while called Little Little Tokyo but is now pretty much known as Little Osaka, has become the epicenter of Japanese noodles in Los Angeles, stand after stand, cheek by jowl, many of them......
  • Reader photos: Southern California Moments, Day 198

     
    Sunset on Little Tokyo: John Hwang captured this photo on July 9 at the Obon Festival in Little Tokyo, a Japanese Buddhist celebration honoring the spirits of ancestors. Hwang heard about the festival from his boss, and brought his 5D......
  • Massive Tokyo protest pushes against nuclear power

     
    Tens of thousands of people turned out in Tokyo against nuclear power on Monday, urging the Japanese government not to restart reactors in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster....
  • Japan leaders, utility slammed for 'man-made' nuclear disaster

     
    An independent parliamentary commission accused the Japanese government and the nation's leading utility of "collusion" in avoiding vital nuclear safety improvements that would have prevented the reactor meltdowns last year at the tsunami-damaged...
  • Last fugitive from Tokyo subway sarin gas attack captured

     
    Tokyo police captured the last fugitive from the 1995 sarin gas attack on the world's busiest subway system by the doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo, Japanese media reported....
  • 'Comfort women' show goes on in Tokyo despite protests

     
    The uproar over the black-and-white images taken by South Korean photographer Ahn Sehong underscore the sensitivity, decades later, around the plight of Korean women forced to serve the Japanese military as sex slaves during World War II...
  • Japan to restart nuclear reactors despite widespread fear

     
    In a nation deeply scarred by nuclear disaster in both its military and civilian iterations, Japanese are deeply skeptical and resistant to government plans to take the first steps toward resuming nuclear energy production this weekend....
  • Japanese utility admits it failed to plan for tsunami disaster

     
    The Japanese electrical utility that operated the now-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex acknowledged Wednesday that its managers were "too optimistic" that a devastating earthquake- and tsunami-triggered disaster would never occur....