TOKYO - Hello Kitty and Doraemon anime characters strutted their stuff on the red carpet on Thursday, as Disney's "Big Hero 6" kicked off a new-look Tokyo film festival that taps into Japan's love of animation.
BEIJING - The United States is damaging stability in the Asia-Pacific region by positioning a missile defense radar in Japan, China said on Thursday.
TOKYO - Honda Motor Co said on Thursday its president and 12 other executives would take an unprecedented, quality-related pay cut after the Japanese automaker announced the fifth recall in a year of its new Fit hybrid model.
NEW YORK - U.S. federal prosecutors are trying to determine whether Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp misled U.S. regulators about the number of defective air bags it sold to automakers, including Toyota Motor Corp and Honda Motor Co Ltd , The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
STOCKHOLM - Auto safety parts company Autoliv has seen positive effects on its business in the wake of recent issues with Japanese auto parts maker Takata's air bags, the Swedish firm's top executive said on Thursday.
TOKYO - Japan's new trade minister on Thursday called his support group's spending at a racy bar "inappropriate," but declined to sell shares in Tokyo Electric Power, the operator of the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant his ministry supervises.
TOKYO - Japanese prosecutors must decide this month whether to charge Tokyo Electric Power Co former executives for their handling of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, in a process that could drag the wrecked nuclear plant's operator into criminal court.
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NEW YORK - U.S. federal prosecutors are trying to determine whether Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp misled U.S. regulators about the number of defective air bags it sold to automakers, including Toyota Motor Corp and Honda Motor Co Ltd, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
TOKYO - A top Toyota Motor Corp executive said on Wednesday the Japanese automaker has no plans to abandon Takata Corp despite the supplier's struggles with air bag inflators that could rupture and spray metal shrapnel at vehicle occupants.
TOKYO - Japan's plan to open up to casino gambling has been delayed again, three people familiar with the process said, dealing a blow to one of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policy priorities and to hopes the first resort will open in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.