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Japan

Japan's Topix up 1.3% at 1,248.23 in early moves - @MarketsTicker

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China

US is damaging stability in the Asia-Pacific region by positioning a missile defense radar in Japan, China says - @Reuters

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Japan

Sources: Manhattan US attorney's office probes Japanese supplier Takata on faulty air bags - @WSJ

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Japan

Japan's exports rise 6.9% in September from a year earlier, government data shows - @Reuters

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Japan

Justice Minister Midori Matsushima becomes second female Japanese cabinet minister to resign within a matter of hours - @BBCBreaking

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Japan

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says 2nd female cabinet minister resigns - @AFP

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Japan

Japanese Trade and Industry Minister Yuko Obuchi submits her resignation amid allegations of political funds misuse - @BBCBreaking

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air travel

Photo: Mitsubishi Regional Jet, Japan's 1st commercial aircraft in 50 years, is unveiled in Komaki - @jonostrower

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Japan war shrine visits

Japanese cabinet member visits Tokyo war shrine day after PM Shinzo Abe angered China and South Korea by sending ritual offering to same shrine - @Reuters

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Japan

Japan Trade Minister Yuko Obuchi to resign over funds scandal - @Reuters

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Japan

Earthquake: M 4.6 - 160km NNW of Naze, Japan

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Japan

Earthquake: M 5.0 - 172km NNW of Naze, Japan

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Japan war shrine visits

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sends ritual offering to a Tokyo shrine to war dead, triggering criticism from China and South Korea - @Reuters

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Japan

Earthquake: M 5.8 - 162km SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan

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Ebola outbreak 2014

President Obama urged leaders of UK, France, Germany, Japan and Italy to 'make more significant contributions' to fight against Ebola, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says - @OKnox

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air travel

Passenger arrested, accused of sex assault in airplane bathroom during flight from Hawaii to Japan - @AP

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Japan

Russia proposes building natural gas pipeline connecting fields in its far east with northern Japan, local media reports - @Reuters

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Vongfong

2 men killed and another remains missing, officials say, after Typhoon Vongfong smashed through Japan - @AFP

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Vongfong

Japan Meteorological Agency declares Vongfong a post-tropical cyclone - @twc_hurricane

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Vongfong

Winds in Vongfong slow to 100 mph after typhoon is downgraded to a tropical storm, reports Japan's Meteorological Agency - @VOA_news

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