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 2018-12-10 10:10 

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Ghosn, Kelly, Nissan indicted over pay to ex-chairman:The Asahi Shimbun...

Tokyo prosecutors indicted Carlos Ghosn, Greg Kelly and Nissan Motor Co. on Dec. 10, the day the det...

 2018-12-10 10:00 

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Long Golden Week may leave hospitals, hourly earners short:The Asahi Shimbun...

While many people may already be dreaming of where to travel during next year's 10-day Golden Week,...

 2018-12-10 08:30 

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Japan: Economy shrank at 2.5% annualized rate:The Asahi Shimbun...

Japan's economy shrank at an annualized rate of 2.5 percent in July-September, a worse contraction t...

 2018-12-10 08:25 

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Ghosn faces austere existence in Tokyo Detention House:The Asahi Shimbun...

Like others held at the Tokyo Detention House awaiting formal charges, Carlos Ghosn has endured meag...

 2018-12-10 07:40 

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Mercury falls below 5 degrees in Tokyo, a week after record heat:The Asahi Shimbun...

Temperatures dipped below 5 degrees in central Tokyo for the first time this season on Dec. 10, less...

 2018-12-10 07:30 

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EDITORIAL: Students need a say in setting school rules on smartphone use:The Asahi Shimbun...

Although many children own smartphones, it is not necessarily solely up to teachers and parents to t...

 2018-12-10 07:15 

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VOX POPULI: Perpetrator of brazen bonuses theft a mystery 50 years on:The Asahi Shimbun...

On a rainy December morning in 1968, a bank's cash transport car carrying about 300 million yen in b...

 2018-12-10 07:00 

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Huawei CFO seeks bail over health; Canada wants her in jail:The Asahi Shimbun...

TORONTO/BEIJING--A top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., argued that she should be...

 2018-12-10 06:45 

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Stocks extend retreat as global growth fears clobber investors:The Asahi Shimbun...

Global stocks extended their slump on Monday, with U.S. equity futures and Asian shares sliding on w...

 2018-12-10 06:05 

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Driver’s drift driving videos fail to get a ‘like’ from authorities:The Asahi Shimbun...

FUKUOKA--Although a 31-year-old man piled up the likes on Instagram with his drift driving prowess o...

 2018-12-10 04:00 

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U.K. investigates after labour rights expose at world’s top glove maker:The Asahi Shimbun...

LONDON/KUALA LUMPUR--Britain is launching an investigation into medical gloves used by its health se...

 2018-12-10 03:30 

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Indian troops kill 3 rebels in 18-hour-long Kashmir fighting:The Asahi Shimbun...

SRINAGAR, India--Indian troops killed three rebels on the outskirts of disputed Kashmir's main city...

 2018-12-10 03:15 

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U.S. says March 1 'hard deadline' for trade deal with China:The Asahi Shimbun...

WASHINGTON-- U.S.-China trade negotiations need to reach a successful end by March 1 or new tariffs...

 2018-12-10 03:00 

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ANIME NEWS: ‘Ghost in the Shell’ VR ride offered in Tokyo’s Odaiba:The Asahi Shimbun...

A virtual reality ride-like attraction themed on "Ghost in the Shell" in Tokyo's Odaiba waterfront d...

 2018-12-10 02:45 

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China summons U.S. envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec:The Asahi Shimbun...

BEIJING-- China summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest the detention of an exe...

 2018-12-10 02:30 

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Conventional SDF tactics useless against cyber-attacks:The Asahi Shimbun...

To deal with cyberwarfare, Japan must enhance coordination and think outside the box while navigatin...

 2018-12-10 02:00 

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GOLF/ First PGA Tour event in Japan creates problem with giant purse:The Asahi Shimbun...

It seems a "gimme" that the Japan men's professional golf tour would welcome the addition of a lucra...

 2018-12-09 13:00 

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Citizen marks centenary with watch dial light show in Tokyo:The Asahi Shimbun...

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding, Citizen Watch Co. is offering an illumination sh...

 2018-12-09 12:45 

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Kansai Electric markets compact air purifier that can be worn:The Asahi Shimbun...

Just in time for peak flu season, Kansai Electric Power Co. has released a portable air purifier tha...

 2018-12-09 12:05 

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Ghosn to be indicted and rearrested on new suspicions:The Asahi Shimbun...

Prosecutors are expected to indict former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Dec. 10 when his...

 2018-12-09 10:15 

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Turning 55, Crown Princess Masako vows to serve the people:The Asahi Shimbun...

On her final birthday before she becomes the new empress next year, recovering Crown Princess Masako...

 2018-12-09 09:40 

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China calls on Canada to free Huawei CFO or face consequences:The Asahi Shimbun...

BEIJING/OTTAWA--China warned Canada on Saturday that there would be severe consequences if it did no...

 2018-12-09 06:30 

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Pearl Harbor survivor and Navy veteran recalls 1941 attack:The Asahi Shimbun...

HONOLULU--Retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Don Long was alone on an anchored military seaplane in the middle...

 2018-12-09 06:00 

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World’s top glovemaker under fire in Malaysia over migrant workers’ rights:The Asahi Shimbun...

KUALA LUMPUR--Malaysian labour rights groups have called for an investigation into the world's large...

 2018-12-09 05:30 

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Rebels demand Indonesia negotiate on Papua independence:The Asahi Shimbun...

JAKARTA, Indonesia--Rebels in Indonesia's Papua province demanded that the government hold negotiati...

 2018-12-09 05:00 

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Malaysia Muslims rally to support upholding Malay privileges:The Asahi Shimbun...

KUALA LUMPUR--Tens of thousands of Malaysian Muslims rallied Saturday in Kuala Lumpur against any at...

 2018-12-09 04:45 

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FIGURE SKATING/ 16-year-old Japanese star Rika Kihira wins Grand Prix Final:The Asahi Shimbun...

VANCOUVER--Teenage Japanese star Rika Kihira won the Grand Prix Final women's title Saturday.The 16-...

 2018-12-09 04:30 

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Huawei arrest stokes fears of China reprisals among America Inc executives:The Asahi Shimbun...

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI--At a closed-door security meeting of U.S. companies in Singapore on Thursday, on...

 2018-12-09 04:00 

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VIPs arrive at pre-wedding bash for daughter of India’s richest man:The Asahi Shimbun...

NEW DELHI--Dozens of chartered planes carrying celebrities, including former U.S. secretary of state...

 2018-12-09 03:00 

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UNESCO World Heritage site lets foreign visitors do Shinto rituals:The Asahi Shimbun...

SHINGU, Wakayama Prefecture--Foreign visitors had the rare chance to experience Shinto rituals at Ku...

 2018-12-09 02:30 

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Female friends join Thomas the Tank Engine for gender equality:The Asahi Shimbun...

Female locomotives will join Thomas the Tank Engine in the starting lineup to make the globally popu...

 2018-12-09 02:00 

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Girl walking her goat along Kochi river is like a Japanese ‘Heidi’:The Asahi Shimbun...

SHIMANTO, Kochi Prefecture--Along the scenic Shimantogawa river here, a 10-year-old girl walks her p...

 2018-12-08 14:15 

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Prosecutors view Ghosn pay in same light as window dressing:The Asahi Shimbun...

Expert legal opinion remains divided over the decision by prosecutors to arrest Carlos Ghosn, then c...

 2018-12-08 14:10 

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FIGURE SKATING/ Chen tops Uno to take gold in Grand Prix Final:The Asahi Shimbun...

American Nathan Chen overcame an early stumble during his free skate to win the Grand Prix figure sk...

 2018-12-08 14:05 

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AI robots on trial at 6 Yamanote Line stations to serve as guides:The Asahi Shimbun...

Artificial intelligence, it turns out, still requires human input.East Japan Railway Co. (JR East),...

 2018-12-08 12:50 

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With an April deadline for new visa system, still much work to do:The Asahi Shimbun...

As Japan faces the prospect of an influx of foreign workers from April, the Justice Ministry and rel...

 2018-12-08 12:45 

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U.S. accuses Huawei CFO of Iran sanctions cover-up; hearing adjourned:The Asahi Shimbun...

VANCOUVER/LONDON--Huawei Technologies Co.'s chief financial officer faces U.S. accusations that she...

 2018-12-08 12:10 

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China exports weaken ahead of U.S. trade talks:The Asahi Shimbun...

BEIJING--China's export growth sank in November as global demand weakened, adding to pressure on Bei...

 2018-12-08 12:00 

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North Korea tells China it’s committed to denuclearization:The Asahi Shimbun...

BEIJING--North Korea's foreign minister said his country remains committed to ending its nuclear wea...

 2018-12-08 11:45 

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U.S. drops bid for December U.N. meeting on N. Korea abuses:The Asahi Shimbun...

UNITED NATIONS--The United States has dropped a push for the United Nations Security Council to hold...

 2018-12-08 11:40 

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U.S. Marines ID dead crew member in Japan warplanes crash:The Asahi Shimbun...

The U.S. Marines have identified a fighter pilot who died after his jet collided with a refueling ai...

 2018-12-08 11:35 

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EDITORIAL: Law on foreign labor still a policy riddled with huge holes:The Asahi Shimbun...

A revision to the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Law to allow more foreign nationals to...

 2018-12-08 10:50 

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Japan to exclude China’s Huawei, ZTE in telecom purchases:The Asahi Shimbun...

U.S. charges of technology theft by China have placed Japan in an awkward position as it tries to ba...

 2018-12-08 08:05 

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VOX POPULI: Pearl Harbor a sobering lesson not to fan the flames of war:The Asahi Shimbun...

"I would be lying if I said we were not dizzy with excitement. It was like a Waseda-Keio baseball ga...

 2018-12-08 03:45 

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Nissan discloses more dubious inspections amid Ghosn arrest:The Asahi Shimbun...

Nissan, the Japanese automaker under scrutiny after its former chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested on...

 2018-12-08 03:30 

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FIGURE SKATING/ Rika Kihira leads short with highest women’s score this season:The Asahi Shimbun...

VANCOUVER--Nathan Chen's strong post-Olympic season continues after he won the short program at the...

 2018-12-08 03:10 

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China launches pioneering mission to far side of moon:The Asahi Shimbun...

BEIJING--China launched a ground-breaking mission Saturday to land a spacecraft on the largely unexp...

 2018-12-08 03:00 

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Sources: Nissan blamed Ghosn probe for CEO no-show in Amsterdam:The Asahi Shimbun...

Nissan told Renault its Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was unable to attend an Amsterdam meeting bec...

 2018-12-08 02:20 

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Film to honor 1st Japanese female doctor after med school scandal:The Asahi Shimbun...

Blatant sexual discrimination at a noted medical school led director Hisako Yamada to revisit her lo...

 2018-12-08 02:10 

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Ikea Japan plans first small urban shop in Tokyo’s Harajuku:The Asahi Shimbun...

With its sales declining, Ikea Japan dumped its strategy of building large outlets in suburban areas...

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