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    Karaoke office: Japan inc shifts to unusual workspaces

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2018

    From tiny one-person cubicles in underground stations to camping tents under towering skyscrapers and even karaoke clubs: in workaholic Japan, salarymen are never short of...

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    Suu Kyi promises ‘transparency’ over Rohingya atrocities

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:29am on October 09, 2018

    Embattled leader Aung San Suu Kyi vowed Monday to increase transparency over her government’s handling of the Rohingya crisis while pitching for foreign investment in...

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    Pompeo eyes progress over Trump-Kim summit

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:02am on October 07, 2018

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo said he hoped to accelerate a second summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump as he kicked off...

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    Japan woman held over keeping baby body in locker 'for years'

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:46pm on September 25, 2018

    Tokyo police said Tuesday they had arrested a 49-year-old woman suspected of dumping a stillborn baby's body in a coin locker, amid reports she had...

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    Osaka blames US Open tears on ‘notorious’ nerves

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    Naomi Osaka has put her US Open tears down to shredded nerves and her natural awkwardness, rather than the tantrum thrown by Serena Williams that...

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    Japan quake, landslides leave eight dead, dozens missing

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:55am on September 06, 2018

    A powerful 6.6-magnitude quake rocked the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido Thursday, killing two people, collapsing homes, and triggering landslides that left dozens missing. Multiple,...

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    North Korea still 'serious and imminent threat': Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:59pm on August 28, 2018

    North Korea still poses a ‘serious and imminent threat’, Japan said Tuesday in its first annual defence review since an outbreak of diplomacy on the...

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    I don’t wanna be the new Phelps: Dressel

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:05am on August 13, 2018

    American Caeleb Dressel is making swimming sexy again and has been described as the ‘Usain Bolt of the pool’ -- just don’t call him the...

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    Honda founds venture fund with Will Smith

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 09:51pm on July 18, 2018

    Japanese footballer Keisuke Honda is swapping football for finance, after launching a venture capital fund with Hollywood star Will Smith to invest in startups addressing...

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    Cyclone barrels towards Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:45am on July 02, 2018

    Okinawa residents braced for large waves and violent winds Sunday after weather authorities warned of a fierce cyclone approaching the southern Japanese island....