Recent Japan News
TOKYO Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso will visit the United States in September to hold an informal meeting with his counterpart to prepare for a second round of economic talks later this year, government sources told Reuters on Friday.
WASHINGTON/TOKYO The U.S. Navy has removed the two senior officers and the senior enlisted sailor on a U.S. warship that almost sank off the coast of Japan in June after it was struck by a Philippine container ship, the Navy said on Friday.
TOKYO Japan's core consumer prices were expected to show their seventh straight month of annual increases in July, a Reuters poll found, offering the central bank some hope a strengthening economic recovery will gradually lift inflation toward its 2 percent target.
* Wall Street logs losses as U.S. political woes rattle investors
* Says it will be listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) First Section from TSE Second Section, effective Sept. 8