All posts tagged "Japan"

  • Colombia's Jackson Martinez, right, scores his side's third goal during the group C World Cup soccer match between Japan and Colombia at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba, Brazil, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
    Japan, Italy eliminated

    Diego Godin hit the late game-winner as Uruguay edged 10-man Italy 1-0 Tuesday  to reach the knockout stages at the World Cup. However, the victory was overshadowed by a biting incident involving Uruguay’s superstar forward Luis Suarez,...

    • Posted June 24, 2014
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  • This undated file photo shows one of S. Korea's "red light districts."
    Japan stops issuing working holiday visas to Korean women age 26 or older

    None issued this year in an apparent bid to fight prostitution By Kim Da-ye The Japanese Embassy rejected all applications from Korean women age 26 or older for working holiday visas this year in an apparent bid...

    • Posted June 17, 2014
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  • Japan's Masato Morishige, left, tries to hold Ivory Coast's Didier Drogba, right, during the group C World Cup soccer match at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Saturday, June 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
    Japan falls to Ivory Coast; Costa Rica stuns Uruguay; Italy overcomes England

    Arsenal product Joel Campbell willed Costa Rica to a stunning 3-1 win over Uruguay Saturday in the first real upset of the World Cup. The small Central American nation now leads Group D after the opening games,...

    • Posted June 14, 2014
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  • Korean Air to suspend flights to two Japanese cities

    (Yonhap) — Korean Air Lines Co., South Korea’s largest flag carrier, said Thursday that it will temporally suspend flight services to two destinations in Japan due to a drop in passenger traffic. The airline said flights linking...

    • Posted June 12, 2014
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  • North Korea, Japan agree to investigate abductions and lift sanctions

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea and Japan agreed to carry out a full-scale investigation into the abduction of Japanese citizens and lift sanctions against the North at ongoing talks in Sweden, the North’s state-run media said Thursday....

    • Posted May 29, 2014
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  • Japanese foreign ministry director general Junichi Ihara leaves the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Seoul after holding the first talks on the comfort women issue between South Korea and Japan on April 16, 2014. / Yonhap
    S. Korea, Japan agree to hold regular talks on sex slavery

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea and Japan agreed Wednesday to hold regular director general-level talks on the Japanese imperial army’s sexual enslavement of Korean women during World War II in their first meeting on the contentious diplomatic...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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    White House requests dialogue between Seoul and Tokyo

    (Yonhap) Amid signs that a trilateral meeting of the leaders of South Korea, the U.S., and Japan may be imminent, the White House re-emphasized the importance of dialogue between the Asian nations Wednesday. “We believe good relations between...

    • Posted March 20, 2014
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