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Wild otter filmed alive in first Japan sighting since 1979

National Aug 17, 2017

Wild otter filmed alive in first Japan sighting since 1979

A wild otter was caught on film on Nagasaki Prefecture's Tsushima Island in February, marking the first sighting of the mammal in Japan in 38 years, a University of the Ryukyus team said Thursday. It is not known whether the observed otter was a Japanese ...

U.S. talks tough on trade deficit as talks on NAFTA revisions begin

Business Aug 17, 2017

U.S. talks tough on trade deficit as talks on NAFTA revisions begin

The United States drew a hard line for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday, demanding major concessions aimed at slashing trade deficits with Mexico and Canada and boosting U.S. content for autos. At the start of talks in Washington, U.S. President Donald ...

Editorials Aug 17, 2017

Regional banks' merger dilemma

Regional banks pursuing mergers to ensure their survival should also scrutinize their operations to find areas where they can improve their performances.

Ishikawa shifts focus to next season, securing PGA Tour card

More Sports / Golf Aug 17, 2017

Ishikawa shifts focus to next season, securing PGA Tour card

Ryo Ishikawa said Wednesday that winning the season-ending Wyndham Championship is not a realistic season-ending goal. Instead, he simply wants to prepare to battle his way back to the PGA Tour. A day before the start of the regular-season finale, Ishikawa, a 14-time winner on the ...

Top League returns with new format

More Sports / Rugby Aug 17, 2017

Top League returns with new format

by Rich Freeman

The new Japan Rugby Top League season kicks off Friday with five games being played across the country. Defending champion Suntory Sungoliath open their campaign against the Canon Eagles with fans, players and coaches alike forced to get used to yet another new format. This season, ...