• Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:16
    Softbank shares open below IPO price of 1,500 yen
    Shares in SoftBank's mobile unit opened below its IPO price on Wednesday as the Japanese telecoms giant disappointed on its debut on the Tokyo stock market.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 12:59
    Urgent : Japanese ex-porn star Sora Aoi pregnant with first child
    TOKYO - After settling down with a “not handsome nor rich” guy earlier this year, former porn actress Sora Aoi from Japan revealed she is expecting her first child.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:00
    Jetro steps up efforts to link firms to African startups
    THE JAPAN External Trade Organisation (JETRO) plans to release a report next year listing 100 promising African startups, as part of efforts to help Japanese companies gain access to the vast, “once-invisible” potential market, its Chairman Hiroyuki Ishige said on December 13.
    ASEAN+
  • Sun, 16 Dec 2018 22:28
    Many injured in explosion in Japan's Sapporo : reports
    More than 40 people were wounded as buildings collapsed following a blast at a drinking establishment in Sapporo, northern Japan, on Sunday night, Japanese media reported.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:00
    Japan to block use of Huawei, ZTE
    THE JAPANESE government intends to effectively ban products of two major Chinese telecommunications equipment makers – Huawei Technologies Co and ZTE Corp – from telecommunications devices at government ministries and agencies, the Self-Defence Forces and other entities, as their products have been described as posing a national security risk, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:30
    Immigration police nab Iranian for allegedly duping Japanese tourist into carrying luggage containing ‘ice’
    Thai police have arrested an Iranian man who allegedly lured a Japanese tourist into carrying a bag containing about 2 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine, or “ice”, and four plastic-sealed shirts soaked and laced with the drug.
    national
  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:58
    Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn charged, may face new allegations
    Tokyo - Japanese prosecutors have formally charged Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct for under-reporting his salary, local media reported on Monday, three weeks after the auto tycoon's arrest stunned the business world.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:00
    Winter fun in Japan and Thailand
    From today until March 31, Thai Airways International will be operating more flights to Hokkaido and offering special Royal Orchid Holidays (ROH) tour packages for those who want to indulge in winter fun, as well as Japanese visitors wanting to escape the cold.
    lifestyle
  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:00
    EDM goes wild
    The Maya Music Festival returns to Oasis Arena at Show DC this weekend (December 89) and this year combines the best in electronic dance music with spot appearances by Japanese and Korean stars.
    music
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
    Malaysia gains confidence of foreign investors says Japanese envoy to Malaysia
    Japanese envoy to Malaysia Dr Makio Miyagawa says local and foreign investors are regaining confidence due to fair and transparent policies implemented by the new government, leading Malaysia to a good development path.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:43
    ONE CHAMPIONSHIP SIGNS MIXED MARTIAL ARTS VETERAN YOSHIHIRO AKIYAMA
    Singapore: - The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced that it has added Korean-Japanese mixed martial arts veteran and judoka, Yoshihiro “Sexyama” Akiyama to its elite talent roster.
    sports
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
    Siam Takashimaya gets its own credit card
    Krungsriayudhya Card, part of Krungsri Consumer Group, has now launched the new Siam Takashimaya Credit Card, targeting consumers who just can’t resist the Japanese lifestyle. Holders of the card will enjoy up to 10-per-cent discounts and 10 times the points at participating stores and brands.
    lifestyle
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:30
    Nakagami heads a Honda armada as testing concludes in Jerez
    Japanese rider top on Day 2 - with three Hondas in the top five
    sports
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
    ‘Divine punishment’: Secrets of the Ninja revealed as ancient oath surfaces
    Japanese researchers have uncovered a rare, centuries-old, Ninja oath pledging never to divulge the secrets of their spying and sabotage skills – on pain of divine retribution for generations.
    opinion
  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00
    Hanging out with a ninja
    Aiming to be the gateway to the world of Japanese warriors, Chubu Centrair International Airport has launched a brand new initiative dubbed “Samurai x Ninja Airport”.
    World
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