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Japanese author Murakami reveals plan for library of works

Nov 4, 2018

Japanese author Haruki Murakami has announced a plan to set up a library that would showcase his works and also serve as a meeting place for research and international exchanges

Japanese reporter freed in Syria apologizes for trouble

Nov 2, 2018

A Japanese journalist who returned from more than three years of captivity in Syria says he was kidnapped as soon as he crossed the border and apologized for causing trouble to his government

China denies spying on Trump's phone, suggests he use Huawei

Oct 26, 2018

China has denied a New York Times report that Chinese spies are listening to President Donald Trump's phone calls and suggests he exchange his iPhone for a cellphone made by Chinese manufacturer Huawei

The Latest: Freed Japan reporter 'blank' about future

Oct 25, 2018

The wife of a Japanese journalist freed from captivity in Syria says her husband is "blank" about his future plans, including the possibly of reporting again from conflict zones

Japan reporter freed from captivity in Syria returns home

Oct 25, 2018

A Japanese journalist has returned to Tokyo after being freed from more than three years of captivity in Syria which he described as "hell"

The Latest: Turkish official: Security unit saved Japan man

Oct 24, 2018

The governor of Turkey's southern Hatay province says a Japanese journalist was rescued as a result of efforts by Turkish intelligence and security units

Japan journalist freed from Syrian captivity says he's safe

Oct 24, 2018

A Japanese freelance journalist who was freed after more than three years of captivity in Syria says he is safe in neighboring Turkey

Japan: Man believed to be missing journalist in Syria freed

Oct 23, 2018

Japan's government says a man believed to be a Japanese freelance journalist who went missing three years ago while in Syria has been released and is now in Turkey

French film star Catherine Deneuve receives Japanese award

Oct 23, 2018

French film star Catherine Deneuve has received Japanese prestigious art award, the Praemium Imperiale, and was greeted by Emperor Akihito

Film with Fan Bingbing, Bruce Willis canceled after tax case

Oct 18, 2018

Film release for "Air Strike," featuring Fan Bingbing and Bruce Willis, has been canceled after the Chinese actress was ensnared in tax evasion case

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Film with Fan Bingbing, Bruce Willis canceled after tax case

Oct 18, 2018

Film release for "Air Strike," featuring Fan Bingbing and Bruce Willis, has been canceled after the...

Japanese tycoon going on SpaceX rocket says he trusts Musk

Oct 9, 2018

Japanese online retail tycoon planning trip to the moon on SpaceX rocket says he respects and...

China orders actress Fan Bingbing to pay massive tax fine

Oct 4, 2018

Chinese media say tax authorities have ordered actress Fan Bingbing to pay taxes and fines but...

Mystery around disappearance of Chinese star Fan Bingbing

Sep 24, 2018

Fan Bingbing, one of China's best-known stars, has well and truly fallen off the map amid vague...

Chinese e-commerce tycoon part of celebrity tech elite

Sep 5, 2018

The e-commerce billionaire who was arrested and released by Minneapolis police is a high-profile...

Chinese police detain owner of hotel where fire killed 19

Aug 26, 2018

Police in northeastern China say they have detained the owner of a resort hotel where a fire killed...

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Japanese reporter freed in Syria apologizes for trouble

Nov 2, 2018

A Japanese journalist who returned from more than three years of captivity in Syria says he was kidnapped as soon as he crossed the border and apologized for causing trouble to his government

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China denies spying on Trump's phone, suggests he use Huawei

Oct 26, 2018

China has denied a New York Times report that Chinese spies are listening to President Donald Trump's phone calls and suggests he exchange his iPhone for a cellphone made by Chinese manufacturer...

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The Latest: Freed Japan reporter 'blank' about future

Oct 25, 2018

The wife of a Japanese journalist freed from captivity in Syria says her husband is "blank" about his future plans, including the possibly of reporting again from conflict zones

Read more

Japan reporter freed from captivity in Syria returns home

Oct 25, 2018

A Japanese journalist has returned to Tokyo after being freed from more than three years of captivity in Syria which he described as "hell"

Read more

The Latest: Turkish official: Security unit saved Japan man

Oct 24, 2018

The governor of Turkey's southern Hatay province says a Japanese journalist was rescued as a result of efforts by Turkish intelligence and security units

Read more

Japan journalist freed from Syrian captivity says he's safe

Oct 24, 2018

A Japanese freelance journalist who was freed after more than three years of captivity in Syria says he is safe in neighboring Turkey

Read more