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Japan's economy limped out of recession in the last quarter of 2014, official data showed Monday, but annual growth was flat and the weaker-than-expected figures were likely to boost calls for more central bank stimulus.
 

As Japan celebrated Valentine's Day on Saturday, a group of killjoys marched through Tokyo protesting what it called the “passion-based capitalism” of the annual celebration of romance.
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Japan killjoy group protests Valentine's 'love capitalists'

 

A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to stop construction of a U.S. military base in Japan that it said would harm the Okinawa dugong, an endangered marine mammal related to the manatee.
 

Japan was moving to end a 14-year-old, US$10-billion currency swap accord with South Korea, as the neighboring U.S. allies fail to mend their soured bilateral ties, reports said Saturday.
 

Shares in Japan's Fanuc soared to a record high Thursday on news that a U.S. hedge fund, known for pushing firms to boost their profitability, bought a stake in the factory robotics giant.
 

A Japanese photographer said Thursday he was forced to give up his passport because he planned a reporting trip to Syria, complaining the confiscation violated his constitutional right of travel and press freedom and took away his work.
 

A Japanese photographer said Thursday he was forced to give up his passport because he planned a reporting trip to Syria, complaining the confiscation violated his constitutional right of travel and press freedom and took away his work.
 

A Tokyo district announced Thursday that it plans to issue “partnership” certificates to gay couples, becoming the first Japanese municipality to recognize same sex units — albeit only symbolically.
 

Japanese industrial designer Kenji Ekuan, whose works ranged from a bullet train to the red-capped Kikkoman soy sauce dispenser as familiar as the classic Coca-Cola bottle, has died, his company said. He was 85.
Designer of bullet train & Kikkoman bottle dies at 85

 

A series of food scares involving the Japan unit of McDonald's Corp. has cut into its earnings, prompting the fast food giant to seek ways to regain the confidence of its customers.
 

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday pledged to resolve a row with Russia over an island chain claimed by both nations and sign a bilateral peace treaty delayed since WWII.
 

A cyber-security competition began Saturday in Tokyo, with organizers aiming to show off the skills of young Japanese hackers by testing them against international rivals.
 

Sci-fi fans in Japan are trying to raise nearly US$1 million to recreate in real life a fictional scene in which the “Spear of Destiny” is plunged into the moon.
 

Japan is considering making it compulsory for workers to take at least five days' paid holiday a year, in a bid to lessen the toll on mental and physical health in a country famed for its long hours.
 
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