STOCKHOLM/LONDON - A Japanese and a Canadian scientist won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for discovering that elusive subatomic particles called neutrinos have mass, opening a new window onto the fundamental nature of the universe. | Video
TOKYO - The Bank of Japan should be ready to ease monetary policy further if needed to accelerate inflation toward its 2 percent target, preferably by buying government bonds with longer maturity, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.
TOKYO - Sony Corp said it will split off its semiconductors operations in a bid to bolster growth in devices such as image sensors, which have helped lead a turnaround at the Japanese electronics maker.
TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged aid to Sri Lanka on Tuesday in a meeting with his counterpart, Ranil Wickremsinghe, and reiterated a promise to help Sri Lanka bolster its maritime security and to provide patrol ships.
PARIS - French carmaker Renault plans to hold a board meeting to discuss its alliance with Japanese partner Nissan later on Tuesday, a source close to the matter said, confirming a report in Le Figaro newspaper.
TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe welcomed the pan-Pacific agreement struck in the United States on Monday, which would liberalize trade in 40 percent of the world economy, though he said bringing China into the deal in future would increase its strategic significance.
TOKYO - "Once burnt, twice shy" could well sum up Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's attitude as he readies a cabinet to be unveiled on Wednesday, a year after a shake-up that ended in tears.
SYDNEY - The Japanese consortium bidding for a $35 billion project to build stealth submarines for Australia said on Tuesday it was confident it could build boats onshore in Australia from day one, if the Australian government requests it.
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- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ordered three Japanese manufacturers of duodenoscopes to conduct studies to evaluate how the devices are being used, as part of its effort to prevent the transmission of infections through the device.
PARIS - A Renault board meeting on Tuesday will discuss the French carmaker's alliance with Japan's Nissan amid tensions with the French government over its increased stake in Renault, Le Figaro newspaper reported on Monday.
Carly Fiorina told a rotary luncheon that feminism meant: "That every woman, regardless of her circumstances, has the opportunity to live the life she chooses."