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Abe-Li meeting sign of improving Japan-China ties

National / Politics Nov 13, 2017

Abe-Li meeting sign of improving Japan-China ties

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met Monday in Manila, saying they share a desire to further improve bilateral relations and which they noted are getting better. Their meeting came on the heels of talks between Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping ...

Strong earthquake in Iran-Iraq border area kills hundreds

World Nov 13, 2017

Strong earthquake in Iran-Iraq border area kills hundreds

At least 332 people were killed in Iran and Iraq when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the region on Sunday, state media in the two countries said, and rescuers were searching for dozens trapped under rubble in the mountainous area. State television said more than ...

Japanese firms find profits in going green

National Nov 13, 2017

Japanese firms find profits in going green

Faced with rising costs or difficult market conditions, many Japanese companies have improved their prospects by adopting environmentally friendly business strategies, with some going as far as moving into entirely new industry sectors. A distiller in southwestern Japan and a precision equipment maker in the ...

NPB to introduce video challenge system

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Nov 13, 2017

NPB to introduce video challenge system

Starting next season, managers in Japan will be able to request video reviews of calls on the field of play following a decision on Monday by Nippon Professional Baseball. Until now, video reviews were restricted to three plays, balls caught against an outfield wall or ...

Falcons defense smothers Cowboys

More Sports / Football Nov 13, 2017

Falcons defense smothers Cowboys

Adrian Clayborn must've thought he was the one replacing Ezekiel Elliott in the Dallas Cowboys' backfield. Clayborn spent most of Sunday running around back there, making life miserable for Dak Prescott with one of the greatest pass-rushing performances in NFL history. A solid player but hardly ...

Roger Federer wins opening match at ATP Finals

More Sports / Tennis Nov 13, 2017

Roger Federer wins opening match at ATP Finals

One break of serve, and a mini-break, was all Roger Federer needed to win his opening match at the season-ending ATP Finals on Sunday. The 19-time Grand Slam champion broke Jack Sock at the start of his 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) victory at the O2 Arena. ...