SINGAPORE, January 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Liquid Group Pte. (“Liquid Group”), a leading provider of cross-border digital payments, and Aplus Co. Ltd. (“Aplus”), a leading consumer credit and payment company, today announced their partnership, which will enable cross-border QR payments for inbound transactions in Japan. Aplus becomes the first XNAPRead More →

Organizers of events to celebrate the Lunar New Year in Yokohama’s Chinatown, near Tokyo, plan to scale things back drastically this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. A group of shop and restaurant owners made the decision as near-emergency measures are in place in Kanagawa Prefecture. Yokohama is the capitalRead More →

TOKYO, January 29. /TASS/. Russian Ambassador to Tokyo Mikhail Galuzin has met with officials from Hokkaido prefecture in northern Japan to discuss prospects for strengthening its ties with Russian regions, the Russian consulate in Sapporo said on Saturday. in a statement on Telegram. According to the statement, Japanese officials “expressedRead More →

MUMBAI, Jan 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Japan should stop funding the construction of a coal-fired power plant in Bangladesh because the emissions it produces will accelerate global warming and expose the low-lying country to greater risk of climate change impacts, youth activists said on Friday. Japanese trading house SumitomoRead More →

TOKYO (AP) — Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and the Japan Atomic Energy Agency have signed an agreement to participate in a next-generation nuclear power project with TerraPower, a company created by Bill Gates. The memorandum of understanding signed on Wednesday calls for cooperation in the development of advanced nuclear technologies, MitsubishiRead More →

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 26, 2022– For many travelers, experiencing the local cuisine is one of the highlights of a trip away from home. A 2019 Japan Tourism Agency survey found that eating Japanese food and tasting Japanese sake were among the activities potential visitors to Japan looked forward to the most.Read More →

Japanese input device specialist Cooyoo has expanded its line of Crazy Small devices with the crazy little wheel (Going through pc watch). A major clue to this input device’s singular function is the word ‘wheel’ – it’s a USB Type-C mouse wheel device. Now for the “crazy people” – theRead More →

The head of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, or ICAN, has urged Japan to contribute to the nuclear weapons treaty effort. Saturday marked one year since the entry into force of the UN treaty banning the use, development and possession of nuclear weapons. Fifty-nine countries and regions haveRead More →

The Japanese government has decided to declare a near-state of emergency for 13 additional prefectures, including Tokyo, due to an increase in coronavirus infections. The declaration will be in place from Friday to February 13. The 13 prefectures are: Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, Gunma, Niigata, Aichi, Gifu, Mie, Kagawa, Nagasaki,Read More →

January 19, 2022 What was claimed Japan has dropped Covid-19 vaccine mandates. Our opinion Japan has never enforced a Covid-19 vaccine mandate. Its government websites make it clear that vaccination is encouraged but optional. What was claimed Myocarditis has been listed on Covid-19 vaccine labels in Japan as a potentialRead More →

Samuel Munoz A few days ago, the Dodgers announced their 2022 international signing class, which was 30 players, including 14 from Venezuela. Additionally, they later revealed the signing of RHP Kosuke Matsuda from Japan and RHP Callum Wallace from australia also. The Dodgers have $4,644,000 to spend in the 2022Read More →

Harumi Ozawa (Agence France-Presse) Tokyo ● Wed 19 January 2022 2022-01-19 15:25 0 0c06e8ca436d6e21bba3a7085612791b 2 Art & Culture Japan,Tokyo,shopping,handicap,handicap-equality,souvenirs To free In a trendy Tokyo neighborhood, customers browse the wares of Majerca, a shop filled with handmade items from scarves to glassware, all produced by people with disabilities. The shopRead More →

In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an underwater volcanic eruption in the peaceful nation of Tonga, Jan. 15, 2022. (Japan Meteorological Agency via AP) ISHINOMAKI, Miyagi – The Tagajo branch of hamburger restaurant chain Bikkuri Donkey in Miyagi prefectureRead More →

The Alizea Bluetooth pacemaker with SmartView Connect. Credit: MicroPort/PRNewswire. MicroPort CRM has received approval from the Japan Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) for its new line of Alizea pacemakers equipped with Bluetooth technology. The new implantable pacemakers are paired with the company’s SmartView Connect home monitor, helping to streamlineRead More →

South Korean military sources say North Korea aims to improve its ability to successively launch ballistic missiles and is also working to improve their accuracy. North Korea fired two projectiles, believed to be short-range ballistic missiles, Monday morning. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the missiles were fired atRead More →

DESCENDANT and Nautica Japan have joined forces to offer a new yachting-themed capsule for the winter season. Based on comfort, the collection remains faithful to the marine elements of Nautica, the philosophy of the brand since its creation. According to designer Tetsu Nishiyama, the collection draws heavily from sailing culture,Read More →

The Japan Society Contemporary Dance Festival, an annual event that samples recent work from several East Asian countries, skipped last year, with the assumption that by 2022 everything would be back to normal. the normal. Never mind. Even though the latest virus variant and outbreak has forced more cancellations andRead More →

Japan’s biggest stock trader unveiled the components of three new market sections last week, but the long-awaited upheaval in the country’s sluggish stock market is causing more skepticism than excitement. Japan Exchange Group Inc. said 1,841 constituents will make up the new “Prime” section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, whichRead More →

The Biden administration has assembled a group that will prepare new countermeasures for the emergence of future variants of COVID-19 and other pandemic threats, after the arrival of the omicron strain caused an uproar in the economy and the American healthcare system. The Pandemic Innovation Task Force, formed by theRead More →

On Friday, more than 20,000 new coronavirus infections were confirmed across Japan. The surge in cases, which is attributed to the Omicron variant, has authorities thinking about how to maintain social and economic activity. It is the first time in more than four months that the daily tally has exceededRead More →

What do you wish we had known more about playing video games competitively?It doesn’t matter if the game is 1v1 or 5v5, it’s a team game with real people. It’s pretty close to real sport. In fact, I think it’s the same thing. If you’re a football or basketball fan,Read More →

In March, oysters that have acquired the ASC certification granted to sustainable aquaculture enterprises, seen here in this photo, will be delivered. (Photo courtesy of Minamisanriku-cho Tourism Association) SENDAI – The tourism association of a town in northeastern Japan, which was devastated by the 2011 tsunami, is calling on peopleRead More →

The Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival (YIDFF) has announced its partnership with streaming service DAFilms for a free online program, which will feature films by Naomi Kawase and Ryusuke Hamaguchi. Ten documentary films will be available for free worldwide (excluding Japan) from January 17 to 23 on DAFilms – theRead More →

Japanese courts are working hard to make information technology available for court proceedings, a move that has been in part boosted by the COVID-19 pandemic, as the country lags behind in digital reform of court cases. In April last year, the Supreme Court launched a division to promote digital reform,Read More →

A Reddit article showing a photo of the care package received from the Japanese government while a person was in quarantine after testing positive for Covid goes viral. The image of the generous care package garnered thousands of upvotes and sparked discussion on the advocacy agenda of governments around theRead More →

Kimonos and gangsta flair to celebrate freedom and individuality before conforming to Japanese society. Every year in Japan, a new group of adults celebrates its 20th anniversary with a local seijinishiki “coming of age ceremony“. And every year we move towards Kitakyushu City in Fukuoka Prefecture, for the the biggestRead More →

The late 1990s were absolutely crazy times for the professional wrestling world all over the world. In the United States, the fierce rivalry between WCW and WWF in the Monday Night Wars prompted the two companies to shake things up, looking for new ways to capture audiences and gain theRead More →

NOMI, Ishikawa – A textile processing company in this central Japanese city is courting popularity with its sustainable “recycled” products using non-standard fabrics generated in manufacturing processes, which exhibit functions characteristic of special materials. Upcycling is about making products by adding new value to waste and disused objects. Its adoption,Read More →

Aichi Prefecture Police investigators enter the Yamaguchi-gumi crime syndicate headquarters in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, in this file photo taken on September 14, 2017. (Mainichi) Former members of the crime syndicate are struggling to find jobs after putting the yakuza world behind them. In the decade ending 2020, some 5,900Read More →

From Boris Johnson to Emmanuel Macron, European leaders are increasingly attacking anti-vaxxers as the battle against the rapidly spreading omicron variant exacerbates pandemic fatigue in the region. Amid a seemingly unstoppable rise in infections, authorities are focusing restrictions on unvaccinated people rather than resorting to widespread crackdowns. The strong overallRead More →

The takt project builds a satellite laboratory in Sendai takt project built ‘tohoku lab’ as a satellite office to accompany its headquarters in tokyo, Japan. the newly unveiled studio is designed as a space for experimentation to approach the unknown with a focus on making and thinking, rather than conventionalRead More →

This file photo from December 8, 2015 shows Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, center, at the inauguration ceremony for the International Counterterrorism Intelligence Unit. (Mainichi / Shinnosuke Kyan) The Mainichi Shimbun answers some common questions readers may have about the Japanese equivalent of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Question: IsRead More →

The first round of the Australia Clean Hydrogen Trade Program (ACHTP) will focus on exporting clean hydrogen to Japan as part of the Japan-Australia Technology Decarbonization Partnership. Courtesy of Kawasaki Heavy Industries The current Australian government, led by Scott morrison, wants to develop the country’s own H2 export industry. Thus,Read More →

Governments around the world are tightening restrictions as the Omicron variant continues to increase COVID-19 cases around the world. Macau is banning all international passenger flights, as the US military tightens restrictions on its bases in Japan amid a cluster of infections linked to its staff. Australia have refused entryRead More →

As the new year begins, Japan’s domestic and foreign policy agenda is busy. Tackling the protracted COVID-19 pandemic remains the top priority of the new Kishida administration. The implementation of a “new capitalism” strategy seeking the balance between growth and distribution, the progress of digital and green transformations, and theRead More →

The Ministry of Water Resources and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed an agreement yesterday to officially launch a technical cooperation project on the preparation of national irrigation standards. The signing ceremony was held at the Ministry of Water Resources in the presence of Secretary of State Bun HeanRead More →