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Japan culls hogs to contain swine fever 0

Japan culls hogs to contain swine fever

Japanese officials have culled 753 pigs in Saitama Prefecture north of Tokyo after detecting an outbreak of swine fever, the Yomiuri newspaper says.

Typhoon lashes Japanese capital, one dead 0

Typhoon lashes Japanese capital, one dead

One of the strongest typhoons to hit Japan in recent years has struck just east of the capital, Tokyo, killing one woman, with record-breaking winds and stinging rain damaging buildings and disrupting transport.

Tokyo cancels flights, trains – typhoon 0

Tokyo cancels flights, trains – typhoon

Japan is bracing for Typhoon Faxai and is cancelling trains and flights in Tokyo with destructive winds of up to 216 kilometres per hour and heavy rain expected to hit the region overnight.

Tokyo cancels flights, trains – typhoon 0

Tokyo cancels flights, trains – typhoon

Japan is bracing for Typhoon Faxai and is cancelling trains and flights in Tokyo with destructive winds of up to 216 kilometres per hour and heavy rain expected to hit the region overnight.

One dead, dozens hurt in Japan train crash 0

One dead, dozens hurt in Japan train crash

One person has died and at least 34 have been injured when a truck and an express train with 500 people aboard collided in Japan’s second-largest city of Yokohama, setting the truck on fire and derailing half the train.

Japan briefs diplomats on Fukushima 0

Japan briefs diplomats on Fukushima

Japan has reassured foreign diplomats about the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant’s safety amid concerns about massive amounts of treated but radioactive water stored in tanks.

Stock futures fall, tariffs darken outlook 0

Stock futures fall, tariffs darken outlook

Wall Street stock futures weakened in early trade, setting a dour tone for Asian markets after tit-for-tat tariffs between the United States and China took effect, reinforcing investors’ gloomy expectations for global growth prospects.

Stock futures fall, tariffs darken outlook 0

Stock futures fall, tariffs darken outlook

Wall Street stock futures weakened in early trade, setting a dour tone for Asian markets after tit-for-tat tariffs between the United States and China took effect, reinforcing investors’ gloomy expectations for global growth prospects.

Fire breaks out at Toyota HQ in Japan 0

Fire breaks out at Toyota HQ in Japan

Toyota is investigating a blaze at its headquarters in western Japan’s Toyota City, believed to have broken out in the technology development division, a company spokeswoman said.

Rain and floods in southern Japan kill two 0

Rain and floods in southern Japan kill two

Torrential rain triggered floods and landslides in Japan on Wednesday, killing at least two people and prompting authorities to order more than 900,000 people to leave their homes while another million were advised to move to safety.