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Avril Lavigne and her spokeswoman both say critics who called the video for her song "Hello Kitty," racist towards Asians are wrong.
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5 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a toast with Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at an Imperial Palace state dinner.
10 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader
President Barack Obama tours Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Also on the tour with the president are chief priest Seitaro Nakajima, U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy and her husband Edwin Schlossberg.
13 hrs ago | Suria
A guard at a Kabul hospital run by a US charity opened fire on Thursday, killing at least one foreign doctor and wounding several other people, medics told AFP.
President Obama shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before a private dinner at Sukiyabashi Jiro restaurant in Tokyo on Wednesday.
Federal ocean scientists have released images of the wreckage of a steamship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, a disaster that killed 16 people.
Justin Bieber shared a photo on Instagram this week of himself visiting a temple in Tokyo, Japan.
The new twist on time travel is debuting Wednesday as part of the 'Street View' feature in Google's maps, a navigational tool that attracts more than 1 billion visitors each month.
Opening a four-country swing through the Asia-Pacific region, President Barack Obama is aiming to promote the U.S. as a committed economic, military and political partner, but the West's dispute with Russia over Ukraine threatens to cast a shadow over the president's sales mission.
Partners Toshiba and SanDisk have developed 15-nanometer process technology for NAND flash memory widely used in smartphones and tablets.
General Eiji Kimizuka, the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force Chief of Staff at the ground staff office in Ichigaya, Tokyo, Japan and Maj.
Drawing attention: Financial markets are keenly watching GPIF's investment strategy as the public pension fund, the world's biggest, is a huge investor and a bellwether for Japanese institutional investors.
April 22, 2014 - Toscotec has received an order from Oji Paper Co., Ltd.Japan for a TT SYD to be installed at its production site in Kasugai, Japan.
First solid-state vacuum UV phosphor, described in APL-Materials, promises smaller, safer, longer lasting, low power lamps for industrial applications WASHINGTON D.C., April 22, 2014 -- A team of researchers in Japan has developed a solid-state lamp that emits high-energy ultraviolet light at the shortest wavelengths ever recorded for such a ... (more)
Add Compagnie du Ponant to the list of cruise lines offering more sailings in Japan.
Shiseido Co., Ltd. announces plans to open the Shiseido Cell-Processing and Expansion Center on May 1, 2014.