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Japanese cell biologist wins Nobel for medicine

The 2016 Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy. Ohsumi is a Japanese cell biologist specializing in autophagy. He is a professor at......

How the world must deal with North Korea

IMAGE: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un watches a long-range rocket launch in February. Photograph: Kyodo/Reuters While trying to persuade North Korea to give up its provocative actions, engaging......

Ex-staffer stabs 19 to death at Japan care facility

The attacker believed that 'all disabled people needed to be killed'. A 26-year-old former employee of a care facility in Japan killed 19 people and injured 25 others, 20 seriously, in a knife......

Chinese spy ship shadows US, India, Japan joint naval exercise

A Chinese navy spy ship on Wednesday entered Japan’s territorial waters for the first time in over a decade while tailing two Indian naval ships during trilateral Malabar naval exercise......

'Most Japanese don't want an apology for Hiroshima'

'Whether he will apologise or not is not a problem.''I want him to make an effort to create a new world, by learning from history.'Vaihayasi Pande Daniel/Rediff.com speaks to some Japanese living......

Japan to grant India $2.32 bn aid

India and Japan have agreed to promote their bilateral strategic and global partnership especially in economic and security areas, with Tokyo granting a $2.32 billion aid for infrastructure......

Now, ATMs that scan your hand to shell out cash

Forgot your ATM card at home? No worries, this Japanese machine will scan your hand and give cash.A regional bank in Japan today started operating ATMs for cash withdrawals, deposits and balance......

Japan to levy tax to counter global warming in '11

Japan, the world's third largest economy, will introduce an environmental tax from year to boost revenue and promote energy conservation steps to counter global warming.The Government Tax......

Toshiba, Gates to work on next-gen nuclear reactor

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Japanese electronics giant Toshiba Corp. are discussing the possibility of jointly developing a cheaper next-generation nuclear reactor that can operate for up to......

China is the world's largest exporter now

China has zipped past Germany as the world's largest exporter after German exports slumped 18.4 per cent in 2009, the sharpest fall since 1950.Germany's exports last year fell 18.4 per cent from......

Japan chief questioned over Tokyo bid payment, claims report

Tokyo prosecutors have questioned the president of the Japan Olympic Committee over controversial payments made to a Singaporean consulting firm during the bidding for the 2020 Summer Games, Kyodo......

Infantino defends use of video replays at Club World Cup

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has defended the use of the video assistant referee system at the ongoing Club World Cup in Japan after the technology sparked controversy on both instances it was......

Nishikori targets top 3 ranking for next year

IMAGE: Kei Nishikori returns a shot during the semi-final match against Stan Wawrinka on Day 12 of the 2016 US Open. Photograph: Michael Reaves/Getty Images Kei Nishikori has set his sights on......

Okuhara wins women's badminton bronze

IMAGE: Nozomi Okuhara of Japan. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images Japan's Nozomi Okuhara will be awarded the women's singles badminton bronze medal after China's Li Xuerui pulled out of their......

Asia-Pacific remains firmly behind embattled Blatter

Re-elected FIFA President Sepp Blatter gestures during news conference after an extraordinary Executive Committee meeting in Zurich, Switzerland, on Saturday. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters......
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Toshiba to delay chip business sale to next year - Kyodo

Toshiba Corp has decided to delay the sale of shares in its chip business to the next financial year or later, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported... ...

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Olympics-Japan chief questioned over Tokyo bid payment - report

Tokyo prosecutors have questioned the president of the Japan Olympic Committee over controversial payments made to a Singaporean consulting firm... ...

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Japan will allow North Korean athletes and officials to take part in the Sapporo Asian Winter Games this month despite sanctions against the... ...

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Olympic-Golf venue for 2020 Games to vote on female bar

Tokyo Olympic organising committee chief Toshiro Muto sent a letter to the club on Thursday appealing for it to reconsider the policy, Kyodo news... ...

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Canon unlikely to help Toshiba with investment in memory chip business

By Kentaro Hamada and Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Canon Inc said would be difficult to invest in Toshiba Corp's memory chip business,... ...

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