4 hrs ago
Sale of Philippine property in Japan stopped indefinitely
The development of a property owned by the Philippines in Tokyo, Japan will not push through after the Court of Appeals issued an injunction in favor of the government.
8 hrs ago
World's HIGHEST-selling video-games consoles
Video games are big business. The industry is worth around $80 billion, and although games can be played on PCs and phones, the industry is still dominated by dedicated consoles, according to The Economist .
Wed May 22, 2013
Asia News Network
TOKYO: Japan needs more companies that cherish their female workers
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has trumpeted women's active involvement in the workforce as a pillar of the government's growth strategy.
J-POP Summit Festival Announces Japan Film Festival of San Francisco
"Zero Yen" architect, Kyohei Sakaguchi, will host a workshop for attendees of his documentary, HOW TO BUILD A MOBILE HOUSE.
Hotel News Resource
Hotel Industry in the Asia Pacific Region Reports Negative Results For April 2013
In April, the Asia/Pacific region's occupancy ended the month with a 0.5-percent decrease to 68.6 percent, its average daily rate dropped 2.3 percent to US$127.20 and its revenue per available room was down 2.8 percent to US$87.22. Hotels in the Asia/Pacific region experienced decreases in the three key performance metrics in April 2013 when ... (more)
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Japan mulls talks with North Korea, surprising allies
TOKYO - Japan's government is looking into re-opening official talks with North Korea to resolve questions over the abductions of Japanese citizens decades ago, raising concerns among allies who fear Tokyo's focus on that issue might weaken efforts to reign in Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program.
Tue May 21, 2013
Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation - Metals and Mining -...
The corporation provides financial assistance, technology development and technical support to oil and natural gas and metal companies in Japan.
Max Crumm, Katie Thompson and More Set for 22@54 at 54 Below
Contributing writers include Danny Abosch , Avi Amon, Nikko Benson , Landon Braverman, John Carden, Jason Carlson, Ashley Chapman, Thirza Defoe, Nolan Doran, Jesse Goldman, John Grimmett , Kiran Gupta, Julia Gytri, Benjamin Halstead, Derek P. Hassler, Jiyoung Kim, KiYun Kim, Sujin Kim, Yan Li, Teresa Lotz, Daphny Maman, Collin Martin, Naomi Matlow, ... (more)
Tokyo new condos down 2.8% in AprilMay 21, 2013 The number of new...
The number of new condominiums put on the market in the greater Tokyo area in April fell 2.8 percent from a year earlier to 4,093 units, the first decline in two months, the Real Estate Economic Institute said Monday.
The Japan Times
Yokohama clears out nursery waiting lists
Officials at Yokohama City Hall said Monday the city has reduced the number of children on nursery school waiting lists to zero from 179 as of April 1, meeting its 2010 target of doing so in three years.
Mon May 20, 2013
Witness: AEG spent $24 million on Jackson concerts
Legend Award winner Michael Jackson poses with his award at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards at the Yoyogi National Athletic Stadium May 27, 2006 in Tokyo, Japan.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Daily Beast
Dozens of American children are abducted to Japan every year-not by strangers, but by parents after messy divorces.
Pink Spades a Fantasy Fiction : Part 4
Aleasha Whitney Wilson is a Loveland High School graduate who studied liberal arts at UC Raymond Walters College and Fine Arts/Drawing at Northern Kentucky University.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Plain Dealer
Van Gogh, yoga, surrealist photography and modern art from Japan will ...
Vincent van Gogh's "Road Menders" will be one of the highlights of the 2014 exhibition season at the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Thu May 16, 2013
Japanese Companies Seek Deals in Africa
Japanese companies are looking to resource-rich Africa to help fuel the Asian nation's economic recovery, with business leaders even courting state support in a bid to muscle China out of its pre-eminent position on the continent.
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Iryn Namubiru Learning Japanese Language in Detention
Iryn told her lawyer that it has been unfortunate to her that even if she asks for salt ,she can not get it because as a prisoner she can not get an interpreter.She said that most people use sign language.
Cannes: Japan's NHK Showcases Ultra HD Camera
The first film shot in 8K will be screened at Cannes, demonstrating what the Japanese broadcaster is calling "the final format." TOKYO Japan's public broadcaster NHK will showcase its next-generation 8K Super Hi-Vision format with screenings at Cannes on May 16 and 17 of the first short feature shot in the ultra-HD system.
Will Smith: a No Emancipation For The Smith Kidsa
Will Smith and Jaden Smith pose for photo during the 'After Earth' Press Conference at the Ritz Carlton Tokyo on May 2, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan Following a report that Jaden, 14, was looking to become legally free from his parents, the father-son duo set the record straight on Wednesday's "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." "The thing that people don't get is ... (more)
Moodys Stable credit trend for Asian non-financial corporates ex-Japan
TOKYO, Japan - The United Nations has found that financial sanctions against North Korea have bore fruit as the ability of the Communist nation to push ahead with its nuclear ... Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who is 84, is being retried in Cairo.