Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi on Sunday indirectly urged his Mongolian counterpart Batmunkh Battsetseg to join international pressure on Russia in response to its aggression in Ukraine. During a meeting in Ulaanbaatar, Hayashi told Battsetseg that Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine violates international law and undermines the foundations of the internationalRead More →

Busan, South Korea – A common belief in South Korea’s unification debate is that most foreign powers – including Japan – oppose unity. As a professor of international relations in South Korea, I encounter this belief frequently, almost as an article of faith as to why unification did not happenRead More →

TOKYO, April 19 (Reuters) – Japanese researchers have developed computerized chopsticks that improve savory tastes, potentially helping those who need to cut sodium in their diets. Co-developed by Meiji University professor Homei Miyashita and beverage maker Kirin Holdings Co. (2503.T), the chopsticks improve tastes using electrical stimulation and a mini-computerRead More →

A rule requiring Japanese companies to report their performance to the government every three months is likely to be scrapped, the Yomiuri Shimbun has heard. Companies that raise funds from investors through the issuance of shares or bonds are required to submit quarterly reports to the Ministry of Finance. However,Read More →

As I dip my toes into middle age, I’m surprised I feel so Zen about conforming to so many generalizations about aging. For example, I can now withstand the near boiling temperatures of onsen better than ever, even if it means coming out the color of a well-cooked cephalopod. Luckily,Read More →

TOKYO- Airbus and Kawasaki Heavy Industries have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together to prepare the hydrogen fueled ecosystem. The scope will include different aspects of the hydrogen supply chain, from the production of hydrogen to its delivery to airports and its transfer on board aircraft. TheRead More →

Japan is making gradual progress in bringing international students back to the country who have been unable to return and pursue in-person studies at their universities due to strict COVID-19 restrictions. As Mainichi reports, Education Minister Shinsuke Suematsu informed that a total of 30,000 international students have entered Japan sinceRead More →

SOUTHLAKE, TX, April 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Saber Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a leading provider of software and technology powering the global travel industry, today announced a new agreement with Japan-specific luxury travel platform and B2B membership portal Bear Luxe Japan, to better connect its hoteliers to global markets while creatingRead More →

WELLINGTON, New Zealand—Japan’s professional rugby competition is increasingly becoming a magnet for the world’s best players and will likely become more attractive as the level of the league improves rapidly. Milton Haig, the New Zealand-born head coach of Tokyo-based Suntory Sungoliath, said the gravitation of top playersRead More →

April 8, 2022 04:02 By MARI YAMAGUCHI – Associated Press Post : April 8, 2022 04:02 Update: April 8, 2022 4:44 a.m. TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government said it was expelling eight Russian diplomats following their country’s invasion of Ukraine. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hikariko Ono announced the decision onRead More →

“Westlake Akishima has launched a new e-commerce platform with Agilis, an e-commerce solutions provider for the chemical industry” Tweet that Agilis Chemicals is a technology company that helps chemical suppliers and distributors set up digital commerce portals designed specifically for the chemical industry. “We build business solutions, not IT projects,”Read More →

April 4, 2022 TOKYO– Tempeh gained recognition and began a unique evolution in Japan, aided by the country’s growing health awareness and expanding supply channels. Tamaki Abe is one of a growing number of Japanese people who have recently fallen in love with tempeh, the Indonesian dish made from fermentedRead More →

Members of the Japan and Black LA Initiative gather in the central hall of the Japanese American National Museum on March 15. The Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo was the site of a cultural exchange by the Japan Initiative and Black LA on March 15. Ann Burroughs, PresidentRead More →

Partnership will bring more investment from Japan to California, increase information sharing on critical technologies and clean energy priorities, and strengthen business relationships SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today met with Japanese Ambassador to the United States Koji Tomita to strengthen economic cooperation and investment between California and Japan, andRead More →

Updated analysis shows 75% detection of recurrence with just one blood draw 4 weeks after surgery AUSTIN, TX, March 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Natera, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRA), a global leader in cell-free DNA testing, today announced new Signatera data from the prospective multicenter CIRCULATE-Japan trial, presented by Dr. Eiji OkiRead More →

Former Eels flier Blake Ferguson was eyeing a return to the NRL after a turbulent short spell in Japan. The 32-year-old joined NEC Green Rockets in Japan’s top rugby union competition but was released after being caught with cocaine in a Tokyo restaurant, spending 29 nights in jail. Ferguson managerRead More →

OSHIMA ISLAND, Japan — The U.S. Ambassador to Japan celebrated the 11th anniversary of the March 11, 2011 disaster in northeastern Japan with a visit to Oshima Island, meeting with U.S. Marines and United Islanders Tomodachi operation. For his first trip outside the Tokyo area, Ambassador Rahm Emanuel, former WhiteRead More →

Editor-in-chief Marina Ovsyannikova holds up a protest sign during a newscast broadcast by Yekaterina Andreyeva on Russia’s Channel One © AFP via Getty Images A state television worker burst into Russian state television’s main evening news broadcasts on Monday to protest against Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, the biggest signRead More →

The diesel-electric attack submarine Taigei, seen here during her launching ceremony in October 2020. The ship was commissioned on March 9, 2022. Credit: Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Advertising The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) commissioned the first of the new Taigei-class diesel-electric (SSK) attack submarines in a ceremony held onRead More →

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues into its second week, the civilian death toll is rising, with several towns in dire need of supplies after Russian troops broke promises to maintain evacuation corridors. If you’re just logging in, here’s the latest: Zelensky’s warning: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky appeared inRead More →

California-based Citcon, a mobile wallet payment provider, has expanded its global footprint to South Korea and Japan, the company announced on Monday (March 7). Asia-Pacific e-commerce sales totaled nearly $3 trillion last year, Citcon reported. Japan and Korea are the fourth and fifth largest markets for online shopping in theRead More →

You might not immediately think of Japan’s traditional cast iron kettles as a perfect match for anime merchandise, but a recently released Mobile Suit Gundam Zaku head kettle changed your mind in that regard last year. last. The Mizusawa Foundry Industry Cooperative Association, which specializes in Nanbu traditional handicraft ironwork,Read More →

Sumitomo, Sunseap and Shikoku Electric are teaming up to offer bilateral PPAs to large electricity consumers in Japan. The consortium will operate through a dedicated joint venture and offer three different PPA options. March 3, 2022 Emiliano Bellini The Haramachi-higashi solar power plant operated by Sumitomo in Japan. Image: SumitomoRead More →

Q4 investments +4.3% y/y, seasonally adjusted +3.4% q/q Industrial investments +5.1% y/y, non-industrial +3.8% Q4 ordinary corporate profit +24.7% y/y, sales +5.7% y/y TOKYO, March 2 (Reuters) – Japanese companies increased spending on plant and equipment for the third straight quarter in October-December as business confidence was boosted by fallingRead More →

BREAKING NEWS: North Korea fires MISSILE at Sea of ​​Japan: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine raises global tensions North Korea fired an unidentified projectile eastward, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said on Sunday. This will likely be the last missile launch by the nuclear-armed country North Korea has resumed missileRead More →

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Japan, Foreign Minister Harsh V Shringla said on Thursday that Japan is a valued partner in India’s development journey. Addressing a conference “India-Japan: 70 Years of Cooperation and the Way Forward” organized by AnantaRead More →