TOKYO (AP) — The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo is headed for dissolution after a court rejected its bankruptcy protection application. Mt. Gox said Wednesday the Tokyo District Court decided the company would not be able to resurrect itself under a business rehabilitation process filed for in February.
TOKYO (AP) — Hundreds of pro-whaling Japanese officials, lawmakers and lobby group members have vowed to continue whale hunts despite a world court ruling that halted the country’s Antarctic whaling program.
US President Barack Obama is expected to visit Japan, South Korea, the Philippines and Malaysia this month as part of his push to increase US diplomatic, economic and security engagement with countries in the Asia-Pacific region. But despite the relative size and strategic importance of the other countries, it is his April 27 trip to Malaysia that arguably gives the president his biggest problems.
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese Cabinet minister has visited a Tokyo war shrine that honors the dead including executed war criminals in a move that could reignite tensions with Japan’s neighbors ahead of President Barack Obama’s Asia tour. Internal Minister Yoshitaka Shindo prayed Saturday at the Yasukuni Shrine, which is
TOKYO (AP) — Toyota has developed an efficient gasoline engine using technology fine-tuned with gas-electric hybrids, where the Japanese automaker is an industry leader. Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday the engine will be rolled out in 14 models this year and next year.
Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox headed for bankruptcy, not rehabilitation
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