Japan trounces Uzbekistan in friendly

Mar 31, 2015

Japan trounces Uzbekistan in friendly

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Japan turned on the style to sweep Uzbekistan aside 5-1 on Tuesday night and give new manager Vahid Halilhodzic the perfect start with two wins out of two. Midfielder Toshihiro Aoyama blasted Japan into a sixth-minute lead with a long-range strike at Ajinomoto Stadium, ...

China advances with win over Uzbekistan; N. Korea out

Jan 15, 2015

China advances with win over Uzbekistan; N. Korea out

Super sub Sun Ke fired China into the Asian Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday as North Korea crashed out and Jordan fumed over a botched dope test that left a player ill. Sun’s superb solo effort after 68 minutes, moments after coming on, gave China ...

Oct 1, 2014

Consultants plead guilty to bribing Asian officials over ODA

The former president of a Tokyo-based consulting firm and two others connected with the company pleaded guilty on Wednesday to bribing officials in Vietnam, Indonesia and Uzbekistan to gain favor for Japanese-funded railway projects in those countries. Tamio Kakinuma, 65, and the others, former ...

Sisterly feud in Uzbek first family goes public

Oct 18, 2013

Sisterly feud in Uzbek first family goes public

In a public row that has exposed rifts in the Central Asian ruling family, the eldest daughter of Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov has accused her sister of destructive behavior and ties to sorcerers. Gulnara Karimova, who is known as a pop star and fashion ...

Jul 6, 2013

Japan, Uzbekistan to conduct joint uranium exploration

Japan and Uzbekistan will conduct joint exploration for uranium in the Central Asian country in the hope of securing stable supplies with an eye to restarting Japan’s nuclear power plants, industry ministry officials announced. A deal will be struck Monday between the government-run Japan ...