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A pint or a prayer? Monks in Japan put Buddhism on the menu

Apr 08 2016

TOKYO The hum of conversation and the clinking of spoons and coffee cups fills the wood-panelled cafe in a fashionable Tokyo neighborhood as more than a dozen customers sip drinks and nibble desserts. | Video

Economy and yen defuse "explosive" Chinese shopping in Japan

Feb 22 2016

TOKYO, Feb 23 Chinese tourists spent less in Tokyo shops during the Lunar New Year holidays compared with a year earlier, retailers said, as a stronger yen and slower economic growth at home discouraged the kind of "explosive buying" that became a buzzword in 2015.

Japan nuclear restart to hit oil usage hardest: survey

Oct 07 2014

TOKYO Japan's reboot of nuclear power, expected to begin early next year, is set to punish oil imports the most as utilities slash the use of their highest-cost fuel and shut aging oil-fired plants, a survey of Japan's nine biggest power companies showed.

Japan nuclear restart to hit oil usage hardest: survey

Oct 06 2014

TOKYO Japan's reboot of nuclear power, expected to begin early next year, is set to punish oil imports the most as utilities slash the use of their highest-cost fuel and shut aging oil-fired plants, a survey of Japan's nine biggest power companies showed.

In Japan, grave times for the tombstone trade

Sep 11 2014

TOKYO Jianxing An can see he is in a dying business.

In Japan, grave times for the tombstone trade

Sep 11 2014

TOKYO Jianxing An can see he is in a dying business.

In Japan, grave times for the tombstone trade

Sep 11 2014

TOKYO, Sept 12 Jianxing An can see he is in a dying business.

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