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Uber Launches Taxi-Hailing App in Japan’s Nagoya

TOKYO (Reuters)  Uber Technologies on Thursday said it would launch a taxi-hailing app for taxis operating in Nagoya, as the U.S. firm tries to expand...

OMG! Powerful Quake Paralyses Hokkaido in Latest Disaster to Hit Japan

By Kaori Kaneko and Chang-Ran Kim TOKYO (Reuters) A powerful earthquake paralysed Japan's northern island of Hokkaido on Thursday, killing at least seven people, triggering...

Japan Acknowledges First Radiation Death among Fukushima Workers

TOKYO (Reuters)  Japan has acknowledged for the first time that a worker at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami more...

Japan Begins Clean-Up after Typhoon Kills 11; Major Airport Closed

By Kaori Kaneko TOKYO (Reuters)  Japan began on Wednesday to clean up after a powerful typhoon killed 11 people, injured hundreds and stranded thousands at a...

Secret to Japan Couple’s 80 Years of Marriage: Wife’s Patience

By Kwiyeon Ha TAKAMATSU, Japan (Reuters)  Japan is known for its abundance of centenarians and can now lay claim to having the world's oldest living married...

Japan Issues Evacuation Advisories for 1 Million as Typhoon Hits West...

By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters)  Japan issued evacuation advisories for more than 1 million people and cancelled hundreds of flights in the face of extremely strong...
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