Agregator zdrojů

Nippon Steel to immediately appeal South Korea's asset seizure

newsonjapan.com - 9 hours 6 min ago
Nippon Steel decided on Tuesday to immediately appeal a South Korean court ruling that took effect the same day that allows for the seizure of company assets as compensation for wartime labor during Japanese colonial rule. (Nikkei)
Categories: Japan News

Mitsubishi Motors to rebuild business from SE Asia

newsonjapan.com - 9 hours 9 min ago
Mitsubishi Motors expects to post a net loss of over 3 billion dollars this fiscal year. But the CEO tells NHK he plans to rebuild the company's business with a focus on Southeast Asia. (NHK)
Categories: Japan News

Japan to update English translations of business laws by FY2022

newsonjapan.com - 9 hours 12 min ago
The Ministry of Justice will update the English translations of Japan's business-related laws and regulations. (Nikkei)
Categories: Japan News

Suspected illicit photographer plunges to death from Nakano apartment building

newsonjapan.com - 9 hours 19 min ago
A man suspected of taking illicit films of a girl plunged to his death from his apartment in Nakano Ward on Tuesday, police said, reports TBS News (Aug. 4). (tokyoreporter.com)
Categories: Japan News

University student accused of molesting woman in Ota

newsonjapan.com - 9 hours 34 min ago
Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a male university student over the alleged molestation of a woman in Ota Ward, reports TV Asahi (Aug. 4). (tokyoreporter.com)
Categories: Japan News

Students face shortened summer vacations in Japan

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 21:28
Students in Japan are having a much shorter summer break this year to make up for classes that were cancelled in the spring due to the coronavirus pandemic. (NHK)
Categories: Japan News

Japanese curry chain opens branch in India

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 21:25
A major Japanese food chain, Curry House CoCo Ichibanya, on Monday opened a restaurant in India, the home of curry dishes. (NHK)
Categories: Japan News

Japan to impose stricter re-entry procedures for travelers from four countries

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 21:21
The Foreign Ministry has said that all foreign residents re-entering the nation from Bangladesh, Pakistan, the Philippines and Peru will need to undergo stricter procedures from next Friday, because of rising numbers of infections in those countries. (Japan Times)
Categories: Japan News

Olympic diver Terauchi tests positive for coronavirus

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 21:20
Five-time Olympian Ken Terauchi, who is set to dive for Japan at the Tokyo Games next summer, is being treated in hospital after testing positive for the novel coronavirus, his sponsor announced Monday. (Kyodo)
Categories: Japan News

Student baseball players in Japan improve with less training after COVID-19 hiatus

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 21:18
Although it’s been an awful disease that has damaged our world in many ways, the coronavirus pandemic also has a way of exposing certain weaknesses in societies and giving us an opportunity to rectify them. (soranews24.com)
Categories: Japan News

Hospital bed occupancy rates for coronavirus patients rise across Japan

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 21:17
The percentage of occupied hospital beds reserved for coronavirus patients rose in 39 of Japan’s 47 prefectures in the week that ended July 29, with occupancy rates over 30 percent in eight prefectures, government data showed Monday, raising fears that the medical system may soon become overwhelmed amid a resurgence of infections. (Japan Times)
Categories: Japan News

7-Eleven plans expansion to 20,000 US stores after Speedway buy

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 21:14
Japanese retail group Seven i Holdings plans to expand its web of U.S. convenience stores to 20,000 following the $21 billion deal to buy American counterpart Speedway, it was learned Monday. (Nikkei)
Categories: Japan News

JAL posts big quarterly loss

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 21:09
Japan Airlines has posted a big net loss for the April-June quarter, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to devastate the global aviation industry. (NHK)
Categories: Japan News

Shibuya's 'green frog' train tourist info center heading to Akita

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 21:08
An old train car that has served as a tourist information center outside Tokyo’s busy Shibuya Station was removed Monday to be relocated to the birthplace of Hachiko, the famously loyal dog immortalized in a nearby statue. (Japan Times)
Categories: Japan News

2 dogs test positive for coronavirus in Japan

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 21:06
A Japanese insurer offering to temporarily take in pets from people infected by the coronavirus says two dogs in its custody tested positive for the virus. (NHK)
Categories: Japan News

Coronavirus bankruptcies total 400 in Japan

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 21:04
A survey by credit research firm Teikoku Databank shows 400 businesses in Japan have gone under due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. (NHK)
Categories: Japan News

Woman posed in miniskirt to defraud illicit photographers

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 20:58
“Tosatsu Hunters” is a label given by law enforcement to fraudsters who swindle perverts interested in taking illicit photographs of women. (tokyoreporter.com)
Categories: Japan News

Tokyo Paralympics schedule unveiled, almost same as before 1-yr delay

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 08:18
Organizers of the Tokyo Games announced the schedule for the Paralympics on Monday, with only minor changes to the plan that was in place before the coronavirus pandemic forced a one-year postponement. (Kyodo)
Categories: Japan News

Japanese carmakers bring output back to normal

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 08:12
Major Japanese automakers are returning domestic factories to normal production levels. The companies say global demand for automobiles is on the mend. (NHK)
Categories: Japan News

JETRO to help companies export made-in-Japan refined crafts online

newsonjapan.com - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 08:11
A Japanese government-linked organization will help local companies export made-in-Japan refined crafts including stationery, furniture and accessories through online business meetings with overseas buyers amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Japan Today)
Categories: Japan News
Syndicate content