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Chris Gallagher

U.S. envoy to Japan defends trade policies, say not protectionist

Nov 16 2018

TOKYO The United States ambassador to Japan defended his country's trade policies on Friday, saying they were not protectionist and were aimed at creating a more level playing field for American companies.

In Japanese film 'Sea', guilt leads to revenge after sexual assault

Oct 30 2018

TOKYO A young man suffers years of anguish after failing to stop the rape of a school girl in "Sea", a gritty film of revenge and redemption by new Japanese director Kensei Takahashi.

Efficient Pliskova proves too strong for 'tired' Osaka

Sep 23 2018

TOKYO Former world number one Karolina Pliskova utilized her big serve to full effect to ease to a 6-4 6-4 victory over home favorite and U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka in the Pan Pacific Open final in Tokyo on Sunday.

Red-hot Osaka powers past Giorgi into Tokyo final

Sep 22 2018

TOKYO U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka stormed past Italy's Camila Giorgi 6-2 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final of the Pan Pacific Open, where she will face Karolina Pliskova.

Japanese refiner Idemitsu wins family backing for Showa Shell merger

Jul 10 2018

TOKYO Japanese oil refiners Idemitsu Kosan and Showa Shell Sekiyu said on Tuesday they had agreed to merge on April 1 next year, after Idemitsu's founding family dropped its long-standing opposition to the plan.

Soccer: Japan fans celebrate as Samurai Blue reach last 16

Jun 29 2018

TOKYO Soccer fans in Japan burst into celebration after their team advanced to the World Cup knockout round despite a 1-0 loss to Poland, exchanging high-fives and hugs in relief that they had squeezed through.

Japan fans celebrate as Samurai Blue reach last 16

Jun 28 2018

TOKYO Soccer fans in Japan burst into celebration after their team advanced to the World Cup knockout round despite a 1-0 loss to Poland, exchanging high-fives and hugs in relief that they had squeezed through.

Japan fans celebrate as Samurai Blue reach last 16

Jun 28 2018

TOKYO Soccer fans in Japan burst into celebration after their team advanced to the World Cup knockout round despite a 1-0 loss to Poland, exchanging high-fives and hugs in relief that they had squeezed through.

Soccer-Japan fans celebrate as Samurai Blue reach last 16

Jun 28 2018

TOKYO, June 29 Soccer fans in Japan burst into celebration after their team advanced to the World Cup knockout round despite a 1-0 loss to Poland, exchanging high-fives and hugs in relief that they had squeezed through.

Soccer: No win, no problem: Japan fans keep faith for last 16

Jun 25 2018

TOKYO Japanese soccer fans did not get the win they wanted but took heart from their team's grit as the Samurai Blue came from behind twice to draw 2-2 with Senegal, keeping their hopes of an improbable place in the World Cup last 16 on track.

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