TOKYO (Nikkei) -- The 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013 opened to the media Wednesday at the Tokyo Big Sight convention center in the city's Koto Ward, with 35 automakers from around the world showing off the latest in eco-friendly and high-performance cars.
TOKYO--Japanese exports rose 18.6% from a year earlier in October to Y6.105 trillion, the Ministry of Finance said Wednesday, marking the eighth straight month of expansion. (Dow Jones)
TOKYO (Nikkei) -- Newly arrived U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy took a horse-drawn carriage to present her diplomatic credentials to Emperor Akihito at the Imperial Palace on Tuesday, officially starting on the job.
TOKYO (Kyodo)--The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant started a yearlong mission Monday to remove fuel from a pool at a damaged reactor building, in a move to address one of the major hazards remaining at the accident-stricken plant.
TOKYO (Kyodo)--Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday that he will work with new U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy to strengthen bilateral ties, noting her arrival has been "very much welcomed" in Japan, the Foreign Ministry said.