Wed, 26 Jun 2019 16:06
JETRO, Thai government pledge future cooperation
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday asked the Japanese External Trade Organisation (JETRO) for added investment in the aviation, medical and digital economy sectors during a meeting with the outgoing president of the organisation and his successor.
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:57
Martens penalty breaks Japan hearts as Netherlands reach World Cup quarters
Lieke Martens celebrated making history as she converted a 90th-minute penalty to break Japanese hearts and take the Netherlands through to the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup for the first time with a 2-1 win in Rennes on Tuesday.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:27
Schaeffler hosts 1st Technology Partnering event in Asia Pacific
Schaeffler launched a new initiative to search for most innovative startups in the areas of Robotics and Urban Mobility by hosting the first “Technology Partnering Asia Pacific 2019” at its regional research and development center in Yokohama, Japan.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:28
Altitude Development partners Japan’s Creed Group, with Talat Phlu condo their first project
Altitude Development and Japan-based Creed Group have joined forces to develop Altitude Unicorn Sathorn-Tha Phra, a Bt2.4-billion high-rise condominium in Bangkok’s Talat Phlu area.
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 01:00
Thai-Japan JV sees premium condo for Talat Phlu
THAI PROPERTY developer Altitude Development Co Ltd has joined with Japanese property firm Creed Group to develop Altitude Unicorn Sathorn-Tha Phra, a high-rise condominium in Talat Phlu, worth Bt2.4 billion.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 17:27
Luxury Japanese department store holds grand sale
Siam Takashimaya, the luxury Japanese department store at Iconsiam has launched its “Infinity Mid-Year Sale”. Running through July 31, it offers a range of specially selected Japanese brands only available at the store at discounts of up to 70 per cent.
Sat, 22 Jun 2019 01:00
It’s Japanese-food heaven!
Siam Takashimaya at Iconsiam spoils diners with a choice of six terrific restaurants from Tokyo, Yokohama and Hokkaido
Sat, 22 Jun 2019 01:00
Where the lion guardians roam
A private collection of stone cats amazes visitors to Shiraoka in Japan
Fri, 21 Jun 2019 01:00
Skin deep: Japan’s ‘washi’ paper torn by modern life
Once an indispensable part of daily life in Japan, ultra-thin washi paper was used for everything from writing and painting to lampshades, umbrellas, and sliding doors, but demand has plunged as lifestyles have become more westernised.
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 22:18
Urgent : Japan issues tsunami advisory following quake
Tokyo - Japan issued a tsunami advisory Tuesday after a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit the country but there were no immediate reports of damages or serious injuries.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 10:59
Getting to zero: the Japan town trying to recycle all its waste
Plastic, paper, metal? In Japan's Kamikatsu, sorting rubbish isn't that simple. Residents face a mind-boggling 45 separate categories for their garbage as the town aims to be "zero-waste" by 2020.
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:24
Asean region faces two key economic challenges, SCB Abacus chief tells forum
The Asean region faces two key economic challenges in this age of disruption, Sutapa Amornvivat, CEO of SCB Abacus, told a recent Institute of International Finance forum held in Japan.
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 01:00
The man behind the porn
The story of the filmmaker/writer and actor Toru Muranishi who revolutionised the Japanese adult video (AV) industry during the 1980s is the subject of a new original scripted series called “The Naked Director”, which will release on Netflix on August 8.
movie & TV
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 14:35
One more time: 2020 Olympic podiums to be made from recycled plastic
Tokyo - Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push.
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 08:02
On day of defence, Canada win but Argentina thwart Japan
On a day of defence against attack, Canada found the goal they needed to beat Cameroon but Argentina frustrated Japan and collected a first-ever Women's World Cup point.