Japan

CORRECTED-Japan nuclear plants not affected by strong quake

(Corrects month to March, from May, in para 2 and fixes reporting credit)

Recent Japan News

UPDATE 1-Japan's JFE pulls out of planned Vietnam steel plant project

TOKYO, Sept 16 - Japan's JFE Steel, a unit of JFE Holdings Inc, said on Tuesday it has decided to pull out of a planned steel plant project in Vietnam due to a prolonged oversupply situation of the alloy in Asia.

16 Sep 2014

Hagino surfaces as new leader of Japanese swim team

INCHEON South Korea - Like his famous namesake Kosuke Kitajima, Japanese swimmer Kosuke Hagino is hoping the Asian Games will be his springboard to bigger and better things.

16 Sep 2014

Japan, China, S.Korea finance chiefs to meet on sidelines of G20

TOKYO - Finance ministers and central bank governors from Japan, China and South Korea will meet on Friday ahead of this weekend's Group of 20 gathering in Cairns, Australia, a Japanese finance ministry official said, despite Tokyo's strained diplomatic ties with its north Asian neighbours.

World, 16 Sep 2014

UPDATE 2-BOJ's Kuroda says stable yen key for Japan businesses

* Reversal of excessive yen gains slowing capex outflow -Kuroda

16 Sep 2014

JGBs yields hit highest in months on Fed risk

TOKYO, Sept 16 - Japanese government bond yields rose to their highest levels in some months on Tuesday, tracking higher U.S. bond yields on expectations of earlier rate increases by the U.S. Federal Reserve.

16 Sep 2014