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The Latest: US opens more distance in worldwide vaccine race

NEW YORK — In the coronavirus vaccine race, the U.S. is opening more distance between itself and much of the rest of the world....

Officials say Olympic cancellation, no fans still an option

TOKYO (AP) — Two officials in Japan's ruling LDP party on Thursday said changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One suggested they...

Asian stock markets mixed after Wall St retreats from record

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday after Wall Street retreated from a record high as major banks reported strong profits at...

Ralph Lauren unveils crisp white Team USA Olympic uniforms

NEW YORK (AP) — With a crisp white graphic look and roomy pockets, the uniforms to be worn by Team USA at the closing...

Japan’s Toshiba president steps down amid acquisition talks

TOKYO (AP) — The president of Toshiba Corp. stepped down Wednesday, a week after the Japanese technology and manufacturing giant said it was studying...

Asian stock markets advance after new Wall St high

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Wednesday after Wall Street hit a high following an uptick in U.S. inflation and an order by...

100 Days: Tokyo Olympics marked by footnotes and asterisks

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo pitched itself as "a safe pair of hands” when it was awarded the Olympics 7 1/2 years ago. ...

Japan to start releasing Fukushima water into sea in 2 years

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government announced Tuesday it would start releasing treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean...

Olympic torch runs through empty park in Osaka as cases rise

TOKYO (AP) — The torch relay for the Tokyo Olympics ran through a mostly empty Osaka city park on Tuesday, showing the risks of...

Late president’s book outlines vision for Japan’s Nintendo

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo’s late president Satoru Iwata oversaw the video-game maker’s global growth as Super Mario and Pokemon became household names. ...

Asia Today: India records another surge in COVID-19 cases

NEW DELHI (AP) — India reported another record daily surge in coronavirus infections Monday to pass Brazil as the country with the second-most reported...

Tokyo adopts tougher virus rules, starts vaccinating elders

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo adopted tougher measures against the coronavirus Monday as Japanese authorities struggle to curb the spread of a more contagious variant...

Prime minister leads celebrations of Matsuyama’s Masters win

TOKYO (AP) — Led by Japan's prime minister, the country celebrated golfer Hideki Matsuyama's victory in the Masters — the first Japanese player to...

Asian shares decline on vaccine, virus worries

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares were lower on Monday, as investors grew wary over the recent surge in coronavirus cases in many places while...

Report: Hotel will house Olympic athletes with COVID-19

TOKYO (AP) — Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics who come down with minor symptoms of COVID-19 could be isolated in a hotel lined up...

The Latest: US 7th Fleet: 14,000 personnel fully vaccinated

PHILIPPINE SEA — The U.S. 7th Fleet that operates throughout the Indo-Pacific says more than 14,000 of its service members have received their full...

Japan imposes new virus measures in Tokyo ahead of Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Japan announced Friday that it will raise the coronavirus alert level in Tokyo to allow tougher measures to curb the rapid...

Japan to announce Fukushima water release into sea soon

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government has decided to dispose of massive amounts of treated but still radioactive water stored in tanks at the...

COVID-19 patient receives lung transplant from living donors

TOKYO (AP) — Doctors in Japan announced Thursday they have successfully performed the world’s first transplant of lung tissue from living donors to a...

Japan to raise virus steps in Tokyo, 3 months ahead of Games

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is set to strengthen anti-virus measures in Tokyo on Friday to curb the rapid spread of a more contagious coronavirus...

Asian shares mostly higher after S&P record high

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Thursday after a mixed close on Wall Street, where gains for several Big Tech...

Osaka issues virus spike warning, wants torch relay rerouted

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Osaka prefecture issued a special warning Wednesday that a rapid surge in coronavirus cases is placing medical systems in the...

Tokyo Olympic torch relay taken off streets of Osaka

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympic torch relay will not run through the streets of Osaka prefecture next week because of rising COVID-19 cases. ...

Japan’s Toshiba studies acquisition proposal by global fund

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Toshiba Corp. says it is considering a preliminary acquisition proposal that would take the technology conglomerate private. ...

Asian stocks mixed after lackluster day on Wall Street

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street took a breather, with major indexes edging lower. ...

EXPLAINER: Why is North Korea skipping the Tokyo Olympics?

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea, citing the coronavirus, has become the world's first country to drop out of the Tokyo Olympics. ...

Tokyo Olympic organizers postpone water polo test event

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers on Tuesday postponed a water polo test event set for this weekend and said it might be rescheduled...

North Korea says it won’t participate in Tokyo Olympics

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea became the first country to drop out of the Tokyo Olympics because of coronavirus fears, a decision...

Asian stocks mixed after Wall St rally on economic optimism

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Tuesday after a Wall Street rally that reflected some optimism about the economy recovering from the pandemic....

Hashida, who wrote ‘Oshin,’ many other hit dramas dies at 95

TOKYO (AP) — Renowned Japanese scriptwriter Sugako Hashida, best known for the internationally popular TV drama series “Oshin," has died of lymphoma. She was...

Asian stocks up after Wall St. record amid vaccine optimism

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday after Wall Street hit a record high on optimism the spread of coronavirus vaccines...

Rikako Ikee qualifies for Tokyo Olympic after leukemia

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee on Sunday qualified for the Tokyo Olympics just two years after she was diagnosed with leukemia. ...

Global stocks rise; Treasury yields rally after jobs report

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose in many of the markets worldwide that were open on Good Friday, while Treasury yields rallied after a...

Japanese leader to hold talks with Biden in US on April 16

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will visit Washington for talks with President Joe Biden on April 16, the government said Friday....

Asian shares higher after S&P 500 tops 4,000 points

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares were higher Friday after a broad rally pushed the S&P 500 past 4,000 points for the first time. ...

Japan puts Osaka, 2 other areas under virus semi-emergency

TOKYO (AP) — Japan designated Osaka and two other areas for new virus control steps on Thursday as infections there rise less than four...

Mayor, governor want to cancel Osaka legs of Olympic relay

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympic torch relay ran into big trouble on Thursday when the governor of Osaka prefecture and the mayor of...

Asian stocks follow Wall St. up on strong Japan, Korea data

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday after Japan and South Korea reported unexpectedly strong economic data and President Joe...

Bank of Japan ‘tankan’ survey upbeat over economic recovery

TOKYO (AP) — A closely watched economic survey by the Bank of Japan shows growing optimism as the world’s third-largest economy grapples with the...

Japan’s Hitachi acquires GlobalLogic for $9.6 billion

TOKYO (AP) — Hitachi Ltd. is buying U.S. digital engineering services company GlobalLogic Inc. for $9.6 billion, the Japanese industrial, electronic and construction conglomerate...

Asian shares mixed on China rebound, pandemic worries

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday as pointed to a strong economic recovery in China but worries lingered about the coronavirus pandemic....

Japan’s famous cherry blossoms bloom early as climate warms

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's famous cherry blossoms have reached their flowery peak in many places earlier this year than at any time since formal...

Some medical experts unconvinced about holding Tokyo Games

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics open in under four months, and the torch relay has begun to crisscross Japan with 10,000 runners. Organizers...

Asian shares mixed after Wall St. fall, mixed market signs

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed in listless trading Tuesday after U.S. stocks finished mostly lower as cause for optimism, such as the...

Overseas Tokyo ticket holders may get only partial refunds

TOKYO (AP) — Many fans living outside Japan who bought tickets for the Tokyo Olympics from brokers — known as Authorized Ticket Resellers —...

Asian stocks advance on vaccine, stimulus optimism

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Monday after Wall Street hit a new high and investors were encouraged by government stimulus and the rollout...

Japanese PM Suga expects to invite Biden to Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Friday he expects to invite President Joe Biden to the Tokyo Olympics when he visits...

Nissan-Renault rift at center of Japanese trial of American

TOKYO (AP) — The trial of former Nissan executive Greg Kelly in a Tokyo court is increasingly focusing on a rift between Nissan Motor...

Asian stocks advance on optimism over pandemic recovery

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were higher across Asia on Friday after a strong gains on Wall Street driven by hopes for a powerful recovery...

Torch relay for Tokyo Olympics kicks off its 121-day journey

TOKYO (AP) — The torch relay for the postponed Tokyo Olympics began its 121-day journey across Japan on Thursday and is headed toward the...

North Korea test-fires ballistic missiles in message to US

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday test-fired its first ballistic missiles since President Joe Biden took office as it expands its...

Japan’s Toyota, Isuzu, Hino join in truck technology tie up

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automakers Toyota, Isuzu and Hino said Wednesday they are setting up a partnership in commercial vehicles to work together in...

Asia stocks follow Wall Street down on renewed virus worries

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Wednesday after European governments extended anti-coronavirus lockdowns, clouding the outlook for economic recovery. ...

Asian stocks mixed after Wall St rises on tech gains

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street rose on gains for tech stocks and reassurance by the U.S. Federal...

Japan charges Americans with helping Ghosn flee, jump bail

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese prosecutors charged two Americans, Michael Taylor and his son Peter, Monday in the escape of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn...

Volunteers from abroad ruled out for Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Volunteers from abroad will not be allowed into Japan for the postponed Tokyo Olympics, organizers said Monday. ...

The Latest: UNLV now plans in-person spring graduation

LAS VEGAS — The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is changing course and now plans in-person spring graduation ceremonies in May as the coronavirus...

Strong quake shakes Japan; minor injuries, no major damage

TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake struck Saturday off northern Japan, shaking buildings even in Tokyo and triggering a tsunami advisory for a part...

Spectators from abroad to be barred from Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — At last it’s official after countless unsourced news reports and rumors: spectators from abroad will be barred from the postponed Tokyo...

Tokyo Olympics ready to announce ban on fans from abroad

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo organizers and the International Olympic Committee are poised to finally make it official that most fans from abroad will be...

Asian markets follow Wall St lower after Fed bump

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower on Friday after rising U.S. bond yields dampened buying enthusiasm driven by the Federal...

Tokyo Olympics: Yet another scandal over sexist comments

TOKYO (AP) — In yet another setback for the postponed Tokyo Olympics — and another involving comments about women — games' creative director Hiroshi...

Japan raises tariffs on US beef after hitting import limit

TOKYO (AP) — Imported American beef in Japan has proved so popular it's topped the annual limits called “safeguards,” and the U.S. Meat Export...

Japan court says same-sex marriage should be allowed

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court for the first time ruled Wednesday that same-sex marriage should be allowed under the country's constitution, a moral...

White House sets low expectations for China talks in Alaska

The White House is setting low expectations ahead of Secretary of State Antony Blinken and national security adviser Jake Sullivan’s first face-to-face meeting with...

Asian shares mixed after US stock fall ahead of Fed meeting

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday as world markets cautiously awaited the U.S. central bank's latest comments on the economic outlook. ...

Japan, US criticize China in top Biden officials’ first trip

TOKYO (AP) — Japan and the United States joined forces to criticize China's “coercion and aggression" in Asia as senior ministers from both countries...

Tokyo Olympic torch relay: Masks, quiet cheering and caution

TOKYO (AP) — Organizers plan to exercise extreme caution when the Olympic torch relay starts next week, knowing any stumble could imperil the opening...

Asia shares mostly higher after US stocks gain for fifth day

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose on Tuesday, cheered by a rally to all-time highs on Wall Street. ...

2 key US Cabinet members visit Japan for China-focused talks

TOKYO (AP) — Shared concerns about China's growing influence in the Indo-Pacific region will take center stage when President Joe Biden's defense chief and...

Japan Post, Rakuten tie-up in digital delivery, cashless pay

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s postal system is investing 150 billion yen ($1.4 billion) in an 8% stake in the e-commerce venture Rakuten to strengthen...

Olympic host Japan will not take part in China vaccine offer

TOKYO (AP) — Japan will not take part in China's offer — accepted by the International Olympic Committee — to provide vaccines for “participants"...

Still recovering, Japan marks 10 years since tsunami hit

TOKYO (AP) — Japan fell quiet at 2:46 p.m. Thursday to mark the minute that an earthquake began 10 years ago, setting off a...

IOC and China make vaccine deal for Tokyo, Beijing Olympians

GENEVA (AP) — China strengthened its relationship with the International Olympic Committee on Thursday by offering to pay for vaccines for athletes as criticism...

IOC members worry about banning foreign fans from Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Several IOC members on Thursday reminded Tokyo Olympic organizers about the potential negative consequences of banning overseas fans from attending the...

Japan’s recovery from tsunami disaster, by the numbers

TOKYO (AP) — Ten years after a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan’s northeastern coast, triggering meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, much...

Asian shares advance as yields, inflation fears moderate

Stocks climbed in Asia on Thursday after a key measure of inflation in the U.S. came in lower than expected, easing worries that price...

Thomas Bach re-elected as IOC president until 2025

GENEVA (AP) — Thomas Bach was re-elected as president of the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday for a final four-year term with his immediate...

Torch relay among final hurdles for postponed Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — The Olympic torch relay is yet another hurdle for the postponed Tokyo Games. It kicks off in two weeks from northeastern...

Asian stocks follow Wall St higher after tech rally

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock prices followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday following a rally for major tech companies. ...

Asian shares trade mixed on recovery hopes, yield worries

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Tuesday, cheered by the imminent passage of the U.S. stimulus package, although that optimism was tempered by...

Heads up: Some sea slugs grow new bodies after decapitation

TOKYO (AP) — Scientists have discovered the ultimate case of regeneration: Some decapitated sea slugs can regrow hearts and whole new bodies. ...

Asian shares mixed after US stimulus bill, profit-taking

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Monday, as some indexes were lifted by hopes for a gradual global recovery after the U.S. economic...

Myanmar cracked down brutally on protests. It may get worse.

TOKYO (AP) — Myanmar's security forces have killed scores of demonstrators protesting a coup. The new junta has jailed journalists — and anyone else...

AP Interview: Lawyer says Kelly innocent of Ghosn pay scheme

TOKYO (AP) — The chief lawyer for Greg Kelly, an American on trial in Japan on charges of under-reporting Nissan former Chairman Carlos Ghosn’s...

New Tokyo Olympic president tries to assure Japan on safety

TOKYO (AP) — The new president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee has begun holding weekly news conferences hoping to win over a doubting...

Animated ‘Demon Slayer’ strikes chord with pandemic Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The demons are everywhere, sometimes spreading like purple slime, lurking, killing. The terrifying plight depicted in the swashbuckling animated film, “Demon...

Fans from abroad unlikely for postponed Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — The new president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee stopped short of saying there would be no foreign fans at this...

Asian shares advance despite Wall Street retreat

BANGKOK (AP) — Stocks advanced in Asia on Wednesday after a wobbly day on Wall Street, when the S&P 500 gave back most of...

Tokyo Olympics add 12 women to executive board to reach 42%

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics made a symbolic gesture toward gender equality on Tuesday by appointing 12 women to the body’s executive board. ...

EXPLAINER: Japan to try US men accused of helping Ghosn flee

TOKYO (AP) — Two Americans suspected of helping former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn skip bail and escape to Lebanon in December 2019 have been...

Asian stocks mixed after Wall St. rises

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street rose as a wave of investor concern about possible higher interest rates...

It’s March, the month when the Tokyo Olympics were postponed

TOKYO (AP) — It's now March, the month when the Tokyo Olympics came apart just a year ago. Will it happen again? Frankly, it...

Moon: South Korea, Japan must look to future to improve ties

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that his government is eager for talks with Japan to improve relations...

Asian shares rise on hopes for US stimulus package

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Monday on hopes for President Joe Biden's stimulus package and bargain-hunting after sell offs last week. ...

LA police probe fire, vandalism at Japanese Buddhist temple

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities are investigating a vandalism and fire at a Buddhist temple in the Little Tokyo section of downtown Los Angeles. ...

SoftBank says deal reached with WeWork founder, directors

TOKYO (AP) — SoftBank Group Corp. has reached a settlement in a U.S. legal dispute with directors of office space-sharing venture WeWork Inc. and...

Asian shares sink after tech rout pulls Nasdaq 3.5% lower

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares skidded Friday after rising bond yields triggered a broad sell-off on Wall Street that erased the markets gain for...

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher after Fed pledge

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday after the Federal Reserve chairman said the U.S. central bank is in no...

Nissan ex-CEO tells Japanese court Ghosn’s pay was too low

TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa told a Japanese court Wednesday he believed the compensation for his predecessor Carlos Ghosn was...

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