• 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
  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:45
    Japan’s empress-in-waiting ‘insecure’ but vows to serve
    Tokyo: Japan’s Crown Princess Masako pledged to do her best despite feeling “insecure” about becoming empress in mere months, in a candid statement released on her 55th birthday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 01:00
    Turning the page
    Japan's last pager service comes to an end after 50 years
    lifestyle
  • 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
    Thais among the biggest fans of cashless society, poll finds
    THAI consumers say they are among the most ready in the world to embrace a cash-free future, whereas in Japan and other markets surveyed, consumers are taking more of a wait-and-see approach, even while recognising the appeal of select solutions. 
    Economy
  • 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
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
    Mango Tree grows in fertile Japan market
    Asian restaurant operator, Mango Tree Worldwide, has continued to expand its footprint in Japan with the launch of new casual and dynamic dining outlets in the key cities of Nagoya and Hiroshima.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
    @cosme store aims to cash in on Thai love of cosmetics
    JAPAN’S istyle Inc, which operates “@cosme,” the largest comprehensive site for cosmetics and beauty in that country, has opened an @cosme store at Iconsiam, the first of its kind in both Thailand and the Asean bloc.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
    Asean urged to stay strong while drafting code of conduct
    ASEAN is being urged to make no concessions to China, especially over the contentious issue of the South China Sea, as the grouping pushes ahead with negotiations on a Code of Conduct (COC) to bind the parties.
    ASEAN+
  • 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 17:36
    NBTC and MIC of Japan to hold 5G development workshop
    The office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) and the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) of Japan will jointly host a workshop on “Future of ICT Application and Broadcasting for 5G and Beyond” on December 3-4 at the St Regis Hotel Bangkok.
    Breaking News
  • 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
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