• Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:11
    Japanese fans praised for cleaning up after World Cup match
    PETALING JAYA: The Japanese have set social media abuzz, as fans of the nation's team were seen picking up their own rubbish after defeating Colombia 2-1 in the first group stage match of the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday (June 19).
  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:00
    Japan JVs on track for B53 bn in condo launches
    JAPANESE developers are increasingly drawn to the Thai property market, seeking out joint ventures with local real estate companies that could see at least Bt53.1 billion worth of condominium launches in the second half of this year, a survey by The Nation has found.
    Real Estate
  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:00
    Grab to get $1.34b from lead investor Toyota
    Grab is to receive an investment of US$1 billion (S$1.34 billion) from Japanese company Toyota, in its latest round of financing after it acquired Uber's South-east Asian operations in March.
  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:11
    Thais love Japanese food, survey finds
    Food Tracker’s monthly survey of Thai consumers who regularly eat at quick-serve and casual-dining restaurants has found that 60 per cent of 3,000 consumers regularly chose Japanese restaurants during the first five months of this year. 
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 14:15
    Japan urges N. Korea to jointly break mutual distrust
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday called on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to jointly overcome their mutual distrust, as he confirmed ongoing efforts to arrange a Japan-North Korea summit.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    Workers from Laos to upgrade skills in Japan
    LAOS’ Employment Service Centre, Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, will send local workers to Japan to upgrade their skills through the Japanese Technical Intern Training Programme (TITP).
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    Toyota bets on ride hailing in Grab deal
    TOYOTA Motor Corp will invest US$1 billion in Singapore-based Grab, in the largest investment by an automotive manufacturer in the global ride-hailing sector. The Japanese vehicle giant is investing as a lead investor in Grab’s ongoing financing round, Grab said in a statement yesterday.
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:31
    Toyota investing $1 billion in Asian ride-share firm Grab
    Toyota said Wednesday it was investing $1 billion in Asia ride-share company Grab, as the Japanese automaker looks to expand beyond its core business into the "mobility" sector.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 14:52
    HSR project postponed, not scrapped, Dr M tells Japanese media
    PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad seemed to have walked back from an earlier decision when he told a Japanese publication that the highspeed rail project had been merely postponed, not cancelled.
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:37
    Japanese developer to co-invest in condo project
    Japanese firm Shinwa Group, Pressance Corp, and Thai-based Prebuilt Plc have set up a joint venture firm to develop a condominium project, REN Sukhumvit 39, worth Bt2.6 billion.
    Real Estate
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 08:36
    US fighter jet crashes off Japan coast: media
    A US F15 fighter jet crashed off the southern coast of Japan on Monday, local media reported, adding that the jet's pilot ejected and was rescued by Japanese forces.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 06 Jun 2018 13:46
    Japan 'drone-brella' promises hands-free sun cover
    It's the hands-free experience you never knew you needed -- a Japanese company has developed a drone-powered parasol it says can hover over users, protecting them from the sun.
  • Tue, 05 Jun 2018 07:59
    Tokyo stocks open higher as yen edges lower
    Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday as a strong US jobs report continued to support the global market while the yen edged lower against the dollar, boosting Japanese exporters.
  • Mon, 04 Jun 2018 14:00
    US trade policy 'deplorable', rages Japan
    US-imposed trade tariffs on its close allies could have a "grave impact" on ties and the world trading system, the Japanese government said Monday, describing the situation as "extremely deplorable".
  • Sun, 03 Jun 2018 01:00
    Is the US-Japan honeymoon about to end?
    JAPANESE Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made it a point to meet with Donald Trump just after the latter was elected US president in November 2016 to build personal rapport with Trump and bring the two countries closer.
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