Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:29
NBTC signs 5G development deal with 5GMF
The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) on October 18 signed a letter of intent with Japan’s Fifth Generation Mobile Communications Promotion Forum (5GMF) to create the framework of collaboration for the development of 5G wireless broadband service in Thailand and Japan.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 18:59
Postman, shopper, builder: In Japan, there's a robot for that
Forget the flashy humanoids with their gymnastics skills: at the World Robot Summit in Tokyo, the focus was on down-to-earth robots that can deliver post, do the shopping and build a house.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:49
ABeam demonstrates tech innovation
ABeam Consulting Thailand Co Ltd, a subsidiary of ABeam Consulting Ltd in Japan, has joined Tri Petch Group to arranged the “Hackathon by Tri Petch Group X ABeam” to search for innovative developers for services in automobile businesses at CEBIT Asean Thailand 2018 from today until October 20, hall 7 and 8, Impact Exhibition and Convention Centre.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
Sweet tastes of autumn
As Japan travels further into autumn, chefs at fine-dining Yamazato restaurant at The Okura Prestige Bangkok celebrate the season with special Gozen lunch and Kaiseki dinner featuring seasonal ingredients such as mackerel, momiji sea bream, chestnuts, and persimmon.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:29
SUM Of its parts: MotoGP™ wrestles in Japan
MotoGP™ once again was privileged to witness the ultimate cultural representation of the nation hosting the race.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:22
Japan to offer e-visa to tourists starting April 2020
The Japanese government has announced it will be introducing an electronic visa for tourists starting April 2020, according to The Japan Times.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:29
US sets new trade talks with EU, Japan, Britain
US officials announced Tuesday negotiations for separate trade agreements with Britain, the European Union and Japan as part of efforts by President Donald Trump's administration to rebalance global commerce.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:11
Japan company admits falsifying data for quake shock absorbers
A company supplying equipment to protect major buildings in Japan from earthquakes has admitted falsifying data, authorities said Wednesday, stressing there was no immediate safety risk.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
Krungsri, MUFG launch new payment system
Bank of Ayudhya Plc or Krungsri Bank, together with Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) will launch a cross-border QR code payment system, enhancing payment convenience and security. From December, customers will be able to scan the Thai QR code with any mobile banking application at leading shopping malls and popular stores throughout Japan.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:19
Bystanders help nab suspected serial robbers in Bangkok as victim fights back
A pair of alleged serial robbers were arrested early on Monday while trying to rob a Japanese tourist in Bangkok.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 10:10
Japan Fair Trade Commission may launch investigation into U.S. IT giants’ transactions
The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) is considering a policy of launching a large-scale investigation into the actual status of transactions conducted by massive information technology (IT) firms called “platformers” as soon as the beginning of next year, it has been learned.
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:36
Japan PM Abe to make rare China visit on October 25-27
Shinzo Abe will pay the first visit by a Japanese prime minister to China since 2011 later this month, Beijing announced Friday, in the latest sign of warming ties between the rivals.
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 06:14
Japanese teen Hataoka grabs LPGA lead in Incheon, Ariya sits 4 shots back
Japanese teenager Nasa Hataoka fired a seven-under-par 65 to secure a two-stroke lead in the first round of the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship on Thursday, with world number one Park Sung-hyun another shot behind.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 18:07
VietJet signs fleet expansion deal
During Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s visit to Japan, VietJet held a ceremony on October 10 to announce three new routes to Japan.
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 01:00
Seventh seals Thailand’s sad exit in Japan
Thailand’s campaign in the FIVB World Championship came to a dismal ending after they went down to Turkey 1-3 sets (25-22 20-25 22-25 20-25) to finish seventh in Pool F in Osaka on Thursday.