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Japan worker's pay docked for taking lunch 3 minutes early

Japan worker's pay docked for taking lunch 3 minutes early

The official, 64, had half a day's pay docked as punishment and the bosses called a news conference to apologise.

Japan sink Colombia in historic win for Asia

Japan sink Colombia in historic win for Asia

Japan beat 10-man Colombia 2-1 in Group H on Tuesday to become the first Asian side to beat a South American one at the World Cup.

Japan's Princess Takamado seen in Russia's Saransk

Japan's Princess Takamado seen in Russia's Saransk

The princess, the widow of a cousin of Emperor Akihito, has no plans to meet with Russian dignitaries, Kyodo said.

6.1 quake in Japan's Osaka area kills three people

6.1 quake in Japan's Osaka area kills three people

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said authorities were assessing damage and that their top priority was the safety of residents. At least 234 people were injured, public broadcaster NHK said.

Japan working to arrange Abe-Kim talks: reports

Japan working to arrange Abe-Kim talks: reports

Japan is working to arrange a meeting between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Kim Jong Un after the North Korean leader said he was open to talks, local media reported Thursday.

Japan PM hails Trump-Kim agreement as 'first step'

Japan PM hails Trump-Kim agreement as 'first step'

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday welcomed a document signed by North Korea's leader at an unprecedented summit with US President Donald Trump as a "first step" towards denuclearisation.

QEWC, Japan’s Marubeni sign pact

QEWC, Japan’s Marubeni sign pact

Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC) signed an agreement with Japanese company Marubeni to facilitate visits by Qatari engineers, employees and joint venture companies to Marubeni plants and projects in various locations in Japan, the Philippines and Oman.

Trump says North Korea summit is ready to go

Trump says North Korea summit is ready to go

Speaking to reporters as he welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the White House, Trump said he and Abe would discuss North Korean issues and trade.

Trump hosts Japan PM, five days before summit with Kim

Trump hosts Japan PM, five days before summit with Kim

With less than a week to go before meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, US President Donald Trump plays host Thursday to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who wants his voice heard ahead of the unprecedented talks.

One dead, 3 hurt in Japan as elderly driver mounts kerb

One dead, 3 hurt in Japan as elderly driver mounts kerb

A woman was killed and three other people injured Monday as a car driven by a 90-year-old driver ploughed into pedestrians in eastern Japan, officials said.

Qatar trade surplus jumps 49.3% to QR14.74bn in April

Qatar trade surplus jumps 49.3% to QR14.74bn in April

The country's trade surplus registered 49.3% and 10.7% increase on yearly and monthly basis respectively.

Putin, Abe speak to ISS astronauts from Kremlin

Putin, Abe speak to ISS astronauts from Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday spoke to astronauts on board the ISS via a live video link from the Kremlin.