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A woman adjusts her hair as she walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
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Tokyo shares end by break higher on Wall Street rebound
TOKYO, April 15 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo shares ended the morning session higher Tuesday on an overnight rebound in the U.S. market and a weaker yen. | The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 114.55 points... (photo: AP / Koji Sasahara) Xinhua
A woman walks by a screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Dec. 28, 2012.
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Global Markets
TOKYO: Asian shares gave up more ground on Monday after a dismal week on Wall Street and tensions in Ukraine sapped investors' appetite for risk, which helped underpin the safe-haven yen. | The dour s... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man) The Times Of India
Currency traders work under a screen indicating the exchange rate, above, of the U.S. dollar against Japanese yen and the Nikkei 225 index, at a foreign exchange firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. Nikkei skids to 6-month low on Wall St slide; bargain hunting limits losses
TOKYO, April 14 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks slumped to a fresh six-month low on Monday as market sentiment stayed fragile after a rocky session on Wall Street and on escalating tensions in Ukraine. Th... (photo: AP / Shizuo Kambayashi) Reuters
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Health workers slaughter all the chickens at the wholesale poultry market in Hong Kong Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008. Three dead chickens tested positive for bird flu in Hong Kong, prompting the city to suspend poultry imports for 21 days and begin slaughtering 80,000 birds, an official said Tu Japan orders chicken cull after bird flu outbreak in south
TOKYO: Japan has ordered the slaughter of some 112,000 chickens after officials confirmed Sunday bird flu infections at a poultry farm in the south. | DNA tests confirmed the H5 strain of the virus at... (photo: AP / Kin Cheung) New Straits/Business Times
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Top Stories
View of the exterior from inside a cave. One person descends by rappel. Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil. Females have penises in sex-reversed cave insects
Female insects with "penises" have been discovered in Brazil - the first example of an animal with sex-reversed genitalia, scientists say. | Neotrogla females i... (photo: GFDL / Renata Shibuta Marques) BBC News
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Emma Thompson The Conversation: Emma Thompson
The Oscar-winning actress (55) will be starring in romantic comedy The Love Punch. Formerly married to the Belfast-born actor and director, Sir Kenneth Branagh, she and h... (photo: AP / ) Belfast Telegraph
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Coldplay Coldplay Announce Six Worldwide Tour Dates To Promote 'Ghost Stories' Album
Coldplay have just announced that they'll be heading out on a mini tour later this month which will see the indie band play six dates in different cities around the world... (photo: Public Domain / Zerorules677) Entertainment Wise
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Boeing 777-300ER First Class. There are four variations of the first class cabin, although the Singapore Airlines Suites class is designated by Singapore Airlines as a "Class Beyond First"[99] and uses a different fare code (R) (see above). Singapore Airlines suites provide ultimate travel luxury
Passengers flying between Singapore, New York, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Sydney, Tokyo, Hong Kong, London, Paris, Zurich and Frankfurt on Singapore Airlines (SQ) have avail... (photo: Creative Commons / Altair) The Examiner
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Andrew House speaks at an event to announce the Sony Playstation 4 Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, in New York. Sony sells more than 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles
SAN FRANCISCO: Sony Corp said on Wednesday it sold more than 7 million PlayStation 4 videogame consoles in just over four months to April 6, double the number of the olde... (photo: AP / Frank Franklin II) New Straits/Business Times
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The Tbu 50000 series (50000?) is a commuter EMU operated by Tbu Railway in Japan and manufactured by Hitachi, Ltd. to its "A-train" concept. The trains resemble the Seibu 20000 series EMUs, and represent the first use of aluminium body cars on Tbu commuter trains. They are also the first Tbu trains to feature bilingual (Japanese and English) automated passenger announcements. Hitachi seals £2.7bn train-building deal
Japanese firm Hitachi has secured £2.7bn of funding for its contract to bring new high-speed trains to a key London to Scotland route. | The UK government announced that... (photo: GFDL / Lover of Romance) BBC News
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Iggy Azalea at the Brit Awards' 13 Iggy Azalea: I’m the most stylish
Iggy Azalea is "competitive" when it comes to looking good. | The 23-year-old musician is known for her flamboyant ensembles and channelled her love of fashion by basing ... (photo: Creative Commons / Marcpaololouis) Belfast Telegraph
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Business & Economy Politics
The Export Economy of Salt Lake City (Yes, Land-Locked Salt
Women edge into Gulf boardrooms as economies, societies shif
March FDI in China falls 1.47% year-on-year
China's FDI inflow falls as economy cools
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Uranium to be exported to UAE
YIES / Masuzoe touts plurality for Games
Asia seeks Obama’s assurance in territorial spats
Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats
Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats
President Barack Obama talks with President Hassan Rouhani of Iran during a phone call in the Oval Office, Sept. 27, 2013.
Barack Obama to bolster US 'rebalance' to Asia
Education Technology
Tokyo ward to expand haiku education
Japan, U.S. to double students studying in each other’s co
Early Childhood Special Educator- Okinawa, Japan
Students use hugs to ease Sino-Japanese tensions
A student writes the Italian essay during the first day of the maturita' exams
Report: 15-year-olds in Asia are better problem solvers than in the U.S.
MT. GOX CEO: I'm Not Coming To The United States
Mt. Gox CEO won't appear in U.S. for questions about ban
6 Must-See Things at the New York Auto Show
Japan investment in Southeast Asia surges amid China slump
Money traders work as U.S. dollar is traded at 89.30 yen and Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 stock average is at 8252.52 points Friday afternoon, Dec. 12, 2008. The dollar's fall to a 13-year-low against the yen also accelerated selling on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, hitting hard exporters such as autos and electronics. The greenback fell as far as 88.16 yen in the afternoon, its lowest level since Aug. 2, 1995 when the U.S. currency fell to 88.02 yen while the Nikkei average lost 484.68 points, or 5.56 percent, to close at 8,2
Tech sell-off sends Asian stock markets lower
Sport Entertainment
Pacific Scoreboard: April 19, 2014
Moss slams finals schedule
Kobe beats Kashima 3-2 to take lead in J-League
Kinnick continues to own diamonds in Japan
A screen shows the daily chart of Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng stock index at a brokerage firm in Hong Kong Monday, July 23, 2012.
Asian shares rise
McCartney breaks out 'NEW' songs for first tour so
Sakura Matsuri Festival closes month long Japanese celebrati
Mexico earthquake: Video captures early-warning alert before
Review: Philip Glass portion of 'CIVIL warS' rings t
Coldplay Announce Six Worldwide Tour Dates To Promote 'Ghost Stories' Album