Stories tagged: Japan
Mon., July 25, 2016, 2:38 p.m.
Dozens of people have been killed or injured in a knife attack in Sagamihara, outside Tokyo, according to news reports.
Mon., July 25, 2016, 10:03 a.m.
TOKYO – Japan posted a better-than-expected trade surplus in June, as imports fell nearly 19 percent, outpacing a more modest decline in exports. The customs data released Monday showed a …
Thu., June 23, 2016, 8:47 p.m.
One of the last two surviving members of the Doolittle Raiders – who bombed Japan in an attack that stunned that nation and boosted U.S. morale – has died in …
Wed., June 8, 2016, 3:16 p.m.
A criminal complaint about a Takata air bag causing injuries in a crash has been filed in Japan, the first such case in this nation related to an unfolding massive …
Thu., June 2, 2016, 6:06 p.m.
Police say a boy who went missing after his parents reportedly left him in a forest as punishment six days ago has been found.
Fri., May 27, 2016, 9:17 a.m.
President Barack Obama paid tribute Friday to the “silent cry” of the 140,000 victims of the atomic bomb dropped 71 years ago on Hiroshima, and called on the world to …
Sun., May 22, 2016, 9:24 p.m.
President Barack Obama’s mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly muscular China.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 12:43 p.m.
Finance leaders of major industrial countries meeting in Japan need to find ways to use all the “policy levers” they have to help counter anxiety over global economic prospects, U.S. …
Mon., May 16, 2016
That said, there is a more visceral reason the answer to the second question must be no: Any other answer would defame Americans who endured unimaginable cruelty at Japanese hands.
Fri., May 13, 2016
With each passing year, fewer and fewer survivors of the horrific attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki remain to provide eyewitness accounts.
Tue., May 10, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
In a moment seven decades in the making, President Barack Obama this month will become the first sitting American president to visit Hiroshima, where the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 2:25 p.m.
For the second month in a row, the aerospace upstart SpaceX landed a rocket on an ocean platform early Friday, this time following the successful launch of a Japanese communications …
Wed., April 27, 2016, 8:26 a.m.
The U.S. government wants Mitsubishi Motors to do more real-world tests on its cars to verify gas mileage estimates.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 9:15 a.m.
Japan’s first domestically manufactured stealth plane has made its first flight, making Japan one of only a handful of nations with airplane stealth capabilities.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 9:41 a.m.
Rescuers in southern Japan were searching for trapped residents in at least two dozen collapsed houses after a powerful 6.5 earthquake struck Thursday evening with a force that knocked out …
Wed., April 6, 2016, 8:49 a.m.
A Japanese military jet carrying six airmen disappeared from radar over southern Japan on Wednesday afternoon, and the search has been suspended for the night.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 10:08 a.m.
The United States pledged Thursday to deepen cooperation with allies South Korea and Japan on deterring the North Korean nuclear threat, working to ramp up pressure following worrying provocations. Leaders …
Wed., March 30, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
Japanese regulators on Wednesday approved the use of a giant refrigeration system to create an unprecedented underground frozen barrier around buildings at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant in an attempt …
Sun., March 27, 2016, 9:48 p.m.
Coaches, players from Japanese football team visit to WSU to get insight from Leach and watch Cougars practice
While Pac-12 football teams compete every fall for West Coast supremacy, a proxy struggle plays out on the other side of the world.
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 7:55 a.m.
The operator of Japan’s damaged Fukushima nuclear plant acknowledged Thursday it failed for two months to announce that meltdowns had occurred in the cores of three of the reactors.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 7:25 a.m.
The Chicago Stock Exchange, founded more than a century ago, said Friday that it is being acquired by a Chinese-led investor group.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 7:11 a.m.
TOKYO – As Japan gears up to host the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and caters to a surging influx of foreign visitors, the country faces a cultural dilemma: Should it stop …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 10:04 p.m.
South Korea and Japan vowed to shoot down any debris that falls on their territories from a long-range rocket that North Korea plans to fire this month, with Seoul saying …
Fri., Nov. 13, 2015, 7:33 p.m.
The Gonzaga-Pittsburgh season-opening basketball game Friday lasted one half before officials called it off due to unsafe court conditions.
Thu., Nov. 12, 2015, 3:09 p.m.
When opening the college basketball season nearly 6,000 miles from home at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Butler in Okinawa, Japan, Xs and Os share time with the bigger picture.
Tue., Nov. 10, 2015, 4:47 p.m.
Gonzaga will open the college basketball season with the longest and most unique road trip in program history.
Fri., Oct. 30, 2015, 3:54 p.m.
For the usually reserved Japanese, Halloween has become the perfect excuse to act wild in strange outfits.
Sun., Aug. 16, 2015
TOKYO – Emperor Akihito expressed rare “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime actions in an address Saturday marking the 70th anniversary of Japan’s World War II surrender, a day after …
Sat., Aug. 15, 2015
TOKYO – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe acknowledged that Japan inflicted “immeasurable damage and suffering” on innocent people in World War II, but stopped short of offering his own apology, drawing …
Sat., July 18, 2015
TOKYO – In a major reversal, Japan’s leader announced Friday that the plans for the main stadium for the 2020 Olympics will be redone because of spiraling costs. As a …