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Tokyo's 1964 Olympics echo through the city's 2020 games

Jul 21, 2018

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will reuse some classic venues from the city's '64 games

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Japan police search home of nurse in hospital poison deaths

Jul 12, 2018

Japanese authorities have raided the apartment of a nurse in custody on suspicion of poisoning to death at least two elderly patients at a terminal care hospital

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Chinese tech giant Tencent plans US listing for music arm

Jul 9, 2018

Tencent, China's most valuable tech company, says it plans to spin off its streaming music service on a U.S. stock exchange

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Japanese media report several followers of Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult also executed over deadly attacks.

Jul 6, 2018

Japanese media report several followers of Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult also executed over deadly attacks.

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Media reports say Japanese doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara, mastermind of deadly Tokyo subway gassing, is executed

Jul 6, 2018

Media reports say Japanese doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara, mastermind of deadly Tokyo subway gassing, is executed

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Japan's Uzabase to acquire online news platform Quartz

Jul 3, 2018

Japanese media startup Uzabase is acquiring Quartz, a New York-based online business news platform, from Atlantic Media

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Japan's 84-year-old emperor has dizziness, advised to rest

Jul 2, 2018

Japanese Emperor Akihito is advised to rest after feeling nauseous and dizzy

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All aboard Hello Kitty: Pink bullet train debuts in Japan

Jun 30, 2018

A Hello Kitty-themed "shinkansen" bullet train has debuted in Japan

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Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6 billion in Hong Kong IPO

Jun 23, 2018

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to raise up to $6 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon

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China blocks John Oliver on social media after scathing show

Jun 22, 2018

A popular Chinese social media site is blocking users from posting about "Last Week Tonight" and its host John Oliver after the HBO news satire program aired a segment making fun of Chinese President Xi Jinping

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