• Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:09:41
    IT eyed to reduce court paperwork
    TOKYO - The Japan government plans to digitise all documents necessary in civil trials to better utilise information technology in legal procedures, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Worry over the human rights of Japanese ‘baby factory’ toddlers
    A CHILDREN’S-RIGHTS activist yesterday raised concerns about the fate of 13 children that Thai authorities will hand over to the rich Japanese man who fathered them through commercial surrogacy.
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:56:00
    A collaboration with class
    Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo joins with Tomas Maier in creating a new summer collection of casual yet smart apparel for women and men.
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Father awarded sole custody of 13 babies due to his good character and excellent finances
    A SUPER-RICH Japanese man will soon be reunited with 13 children he has fathered through surrogacy but was forced to leave behind in the wake of a “baby factory scandal”.
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:09:12
    THAI makes emergency landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport
    A Thai Airways International flight heading to Narita airport in Japan had to detour to make an emergency landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport on Monday, THAI announced.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:17:00
    Japanese 'baby factory' man wins custody of 13 kids born to Thai surrogates
    A Bangkok court on Tuesday granted a Japanese man "sole parent" rights to 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers, a ruling that paves the way for him to take custody of the group.
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Pollen-detecting robots to be deployed
    WEATHER forecasting company Weathernews Inc is preparing to ship 1,000 pollen-detecting robots across Japan.
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:58:26
    Japan books first trade deficit in eight months
    Japan logged a trade deficit in January, the first negative figure in eight months, as imports of fossil fuel overwhelmed the revenue from exports, government data showed Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Japan backs $14.4 bn Philippine projects
    JAPAN will finance 19 infrastructure projects worth at least US$14.4 billion under the ambitious “Build, Build, Build” programme of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:00:00
    Japanese design for the wrist
    Issey Miyake Watch Project celebrates the month of love with the TO special edition timepiece in champagne gold that comes in an innovative design by Tokujin Yoshioka.
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Japan, Myanmar chambers ink pact to boost economic ties
    Myanmar business figures have hailed an agreement with Japan that paves the way for a big increase in trade and investment flows between the two countries.
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:56:12
    Japan's crypto exchange Coincheck sued after hack
    Cryptocurrency traders filed a lawsuit Thursday against Japanese exchange firm Coincheck for freezing withdrawals after hackers stole hundreds of millions of dollars in digital assets.
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Crazy about ramen
    A new documentary charts the passion for Japanese noodles
    movie & TV
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Yingluck may hold press conference in Hong Kong
    FUGITIVE former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra is expected to hold a press conference in Hong Kong soon – her first since fleeing Thailand last August.
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:51:38
    Shinawatras' press conference expected in Hong Kong
    Thailand’s two fugitive prime ministers, Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra, left Japan for Hong Kong on Tuesday, Japan News reported, quoting sources close to the pair.
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