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Japan and Peru agree to seek early implementation of TPP

Business Aug 15, 2018

Japan and Peru agree to seek early implementation of TPP

Foreign Minister Taro Kono and his Peruvian counterpart Nestor Popolizio agreed Tuesday to join efforts to seek the early implementation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact. Japan and Peru "are important partners in promoting free trade," Kono said during talks in Lima, while Popolizio ...

Business / Tech Aug 15, 2018

Cubans cheer as free internet goes nationwide for a daylong test

Cuba's government said it provided free internet to the communist-run island's more than 5 million cellphone users on Tuesday, in an eight-hour test before it launches sales of the service. Cuba is one of the Western Hemisphere's least connected countries. State-run telecommunications monopoly ETECSA announced ...

North, South Koreans compete together at Asian Games

Basketball Aug 15, 2018

North, South Koreans compete together at Asian Games

North and South Korean athletes played on the same team for the first time at the Asian Games, the world's biggest multisport event after the Olympics, on Wednesday, amid ongoing reconciliation efforts. In its debut match at the Asian Games, a women's basketball team comprised ...

Keisuke Honda credits Melbourne Victory move for saving career

Soccer Aug 15, 2018

Keisuke Honda credits Melbourne Victory move for saving career

Former Japan international Keisuke Honda said Wednesday the offer to play for Australian soccer team Melbourne Victory kept him from retiring from the sport. Speaking for the first time from the headquarters of his new club, Honda said a conversation with his now-coach Kevin Muscat ...

Japan makes winning start at Asian Games under manager Hajime Moriyasu

Soccer Aug 15, 2018

Japan makes winning start at Asian Games under manager Hajime Moriyasu

Japan's Under-21 men's soccer team defeated Nepal 1-0 on Tuesday in Hajime Moriyasu's first match since being handed the extra responsibility of managing the senior Samurai Blue side last month. Midfielder Kaoru Mitoma, of University of Tsukuba, scored the game's only goal in the seventh ...