Toyota to put $10 billion into U.S. over 5 years

  • Miyanomori Elementary School in Higashimatsushima, Miyagi Prefecture, walk in their brand-new wooden school building Tuesday on the first day of the third term. The school was established in April 2016 through the integration of Nobiru Elementary School, which was damaged by the 2011 Gre…

  • Toyota to put $10 billion into U.S. over 5 years

    DETROIT/WASHINGTON — Toyota Motor Corp. will invest $10 billion (about ¥1.17 trillion) in the United States over the next five years, its President Akio Toyoda announced at a Detroit auto show on Monday. The announcement came days after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump criticized Toyota’s pl…

  • Russian military ships step up activities in seas around Japan

    Vessels of the Russian military (see below) have been increasingly active in seas around Japan. According to the Defense Ministry, the number of confirmed Russian military vessels sailing in those sea areas has been on the rise since 2006, when the Ground, Maritime and Air Self-Defense Forces bega…

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    With karate added to the Olympic program for the 2020 Tokyo Games, world champion Kiyo Shimizu watched the Rio de Janeiro Olympics with a different perspective than usual. “As I was watching, I was…

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  • OUTLOOK 2017 / ‘Super kantei’ must produce real results

    With Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s administration on track to become the longest-serving among our nation’s governments, the question now turns to how Abe will utilize his solid power base to produ…

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  • China’s Dec. producer prices rise 5.5%, fastest since 2011

    BEIJING (Reuters) — China’s producer prices surged the most in more than five years in December and by more than expected as prices of coal and other raw materials soared, adding to expectations …

  • De Beers CEO talks diamonds and millennials

  • Nippon Sports Gallery / Jets glide to All-Japan title

    The Chiba Jets beat the Kawasaki Brave Thunders 88-66 in the men’s final of the All-Japan basketball championship on Monday in Tokyo, becoming the first team with origins in the now-defunct bj-Leagu…

  • VW official arrested in U.S., charged with fraud

    MIAMI/DETROIT (Reuters) — Volkswagen AG suffered a new setback on Monday when an executive was charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States over the company’s diesel emissions cheating an…

  • Record 24 million visited from abroad in 2016

  • ROK culture minister sorry for ‘blacklist’

    SEOUL (AFP-jiji) — South Korea’s culture minister apologized Monday for the conservative government’s blacklisting of thousands of artists for their political beliefs, as critics said the attemp…

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  • With eye on Trump, execs highlight U.S. investments at motor show

  • Honda wins truck of year award

    DETROIT (Jiji Press) — Honda Motor Co.’s Ridgeline pickup was named the 2017 North American Truck of the Year in the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday. The Japanese aut…

  • Pakistan fires N-ready missile from sub

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) — Pakistan fired its first submarine-launched cruise missile on Monday, the military said, a show of force for a country that sees its missile development as a deterrent against…

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  • The Japan News is now carrying the English version of “Neko Pitcher,” a popular Yomiuri Shimbun cartoon series.

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    Happy New Year! Although this column always answers questions from readers, I would like to break from tradition for this first 2017 issue and focus on goals to help teachers approach the new year on …

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    The following is a translation of the Henshu Techo column from The Yomiuri Shimbun’s Jan. 1 issue. * * * She was probably in kindergarten. “It’s a wink. Look, it’s a wink,” s…

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