TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has dissolved the lower house of Japan’s parliament, paving the way for a general election next month.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s embassy in Japan has some tips for Thai visitors: Don’t put your chopsticks in the serving bowl. And if driving, stop for pedestrians at cross walks.
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have arrested a 67-year-old woman whom they suspect poisoned her husband late last year, one of about half a dozen former husbands or partners of the woman who have died.
NICE, France (AP) — The parents of Formula One driver Jules Bianchi say he has been taken out of an artificial coma and repatriated from Japan to a French hospital.
ALBANY, New York (AP) — New York regulators say Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ will pay $315 million and some employees are being sanctioned for misleading the state about bank transactions that violated U.S. economic sanctions against several countries, including Iran, Sudan and Burma. The state’s Department of Financial Services
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