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Shares in Nintendo fell more than six percent in early trade Thursday after the Japanese videogame giant announced it was still mired in the red.

Nintendo shares dropped 6.29 percent to 11,550.0 yen soon after the Tokyo stock market opened.

The company said late Wednesday that it incurred a $97…

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Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA) has dropped its plan to buy a 49 percent stake in a Myanmar airline, blaming "intensified" competition in the country as it quickly emerges from years of economic isolation.

ANA Holdings -- the airline's parent company -- announced last year that it planned to invest…

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The National Police Agency says the number of stalker and domestic violence cases reported to police during the first six months of this year is the highest ever.

According to the report released by the NPA earlier this week, the number of stalker-related consultations police dealt with nationwide between Jan…

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Tokyo caught "Neymar fever" on Thursday when the Brazilian superstar jetted into the Japanese capital sporting sunglasses, baseball cap and designer stubble on a whistle-stop visit to sign a sponsorship deal with a bed manufacturer.

The 22-year-old Barcelona forward, still recovering after fracturing a vertebra at the World Cup, was…

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Local hotelier Kairakuso Ltd on Thursday opened a new hotel in Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture.

The opening of the hotel, Ofunato Onsen, was made possible through a contribution of 50 million yen in loan funds from the Mitsubishi Corporation Disaster Relief Foundation (MCDRF). These funds complement support already being provided by…

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie tour the Santa Lucia Hill Japanese Gardens in Santiago, Chile, on Thursday. The Japanese leader is on a Latin American tour that include visits to Brazil, Chile and Mexico.

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With the rainy season over and done, we’ve been seeing day after day of scorching sunshine here in the Tokyo area. If you’re spending much time outdoors, whether sightseeing or just commuting to and from work or school, it’s important to drink plenty of fluids, since it’s the best way…

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Does leaving a voicemail message create performance anxiety for you? If it does, you probably are a millennial. There's good news and bad news about this. The good news is that you are early in your career, with lots of opportunities to make a positive difference in your world.

The…

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Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Wednesday defended his call to cut costs by relocating some venues for the 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens plans for having almost all the facilities close to the athletes village.

Tokyo won the right to host the 2020 Olympics last year with a promise…

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