CNN — U.S. President Barack Obama struck a defiant tone in the first speech of his trip to India, saying Saturday that his stay at the Mumbai hotel attacked by terrorists two years ago is “absolutely” intended to send a message.
Tokyo is investigating the possible leak of a video showing a collision between Japanese coast guard vessels and a Chinese fishing boat off disputed islands that spiked tensions between the Asian neighbors, Japan’s foreign minister said Friday.
Lawmakers who saw video footage Monday of the collisions between a Chinese trawler and two Japan Coast Guard cutters near the Senkaku Islands in early September said it proved the fishing boat rammed the Japanese vessels.
The $19,000 Honda Fit hybrid has been launched as the cheapest hybrid in Japan where sales of hybrid cars dwarf US sales thanks to tax incentives and, until recently, subsidies. Still, the conventional Fit is the second best selling vehicle in Japan.
Leonardo DiCaprio hopes his mind-warp thriller “Inception” will be a hit in Japan, which has long shown a taste for anime fantasies and surreal works by its own master-director Akira Kurosawa.