7 hrs ago
The Japan Times
Hashimoto to retract sex suggestion for U.S. military
Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto said Saturday he will retract his remark that U.S. servicemen in Okinawa should use the prefecture's adult entertainment industry to avoid committing sex offenses against local residents, and will apologize to the American people and military.
Fri May 24, 2013
Kansai Airport operator wins international transport awardMay 25,...
New Kansai International Airport Co. was given an international award for its "innovative funding approach" at an annual meeting of transport ministers organized by the International Transport Forum.
Thailand-Japan plan two-way tourism traffic flows.
In an effort to address a gap in travel between Thailand and the island of Kyushu in Japan, a tourism exchange was recently organized in the city of Fukuoka between the Thai Government and the private sector of Japan's travel industry.
Zimbabwe: Mugabe Trip to Tokyo to 'Gobble Millions'
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe will next week gobble millions of dollars when he takes a huge entourage of more than 50 government officials to attend the fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development from June 1 to 3, the Zimbabwe Independent can reveal.
The Japan Times
Science, sponsors abetted Miura's Everest success
Mission accomplished: Yuichiro Miura and his son, Gota, pose for a photo with a flag after reaching the summit of Mount Everest on Thursday.
Two Korean former sex slaves demand resignation of Osaka Mayor Toru...
Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.
Behold, Japan's Geekiest Taxi Cabs
In Japan, taxis are typically black. Sometimes, they're white or even yellow, but generally, people think of them as being dark-colored and dull looking.
Thu May 23, 2013
International Monetary Fund
Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department
MR. RICE: Good morning, everyone. Welcome to this regular press briefing on behalf of the International Monetary Fund.
Christian Science Monitor
Japan's weak currency means tourism
A woman takes a picture of blooming cherry blossoms in Ueno Park in Tokyo, in March.
CyberAgent, Shibuya Television, Toppan Printing to Commence...
CyberAgent Provides O2O Service Utilizing NFC-Enabled Smartphones and IC Tags; Helping to Invigorate the Community through 'Experiences to Make Shibuya More Enjoyable' Tokyo, May 23, 2013 - - CyberAgent, Inc.
Wed May 22, 2013
[Editorial] Setting history right
At a time when right-wing Japanese politicians are making reckless, history-distorting remarks on a daily basis, it is refreshing to hear that a group of Japanese intellectuals is visiting Korea to set history straight.
The Japan Times
Annual entrance passes eyed for Skytree
The operator of Tokyo Skytree is considering issuing annual observatory entrance passes, Michiaki Suzuki, president of Tobu Tower Skytree Co., said in an interview.
Japan has many attractions for foreign tourists
Tokyo, May 21 : "The Land of the Rising Sun" - Japan - attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Weak yen a help for Japan, but headache elsewhere
In this Wednesday, May 15, 2013 file photo, money traders work under screens indicating the U.S. dollar rate against the Japanese yen at a foreign exchange company in Tokyo.
Tue May 21, 2013
Nikkei Net Interactive
Amazon Japan To Open Osaka Office
The company plans to have sales and customer support divisions in the Osaka office to serve customers selling on its Marketplace shopping site, with a view to increasing its customer base in western Japan.
Sat May 18, 2013
Requiem for North Korea
The war clouds over the Korean peninsula are darkening perceptibly in the wake of US Secretary of State John Kerry's official visits to Tokyo and Seoul last month.
Fri May 17, 2013
I, Robot Hotelier.
Exclusive Feature : Forget everything you learned about human resources development - because your staff soon is going to consist only of robots, instead of training you will only need software updates.
The Kyoto Shimbun News
February 7, 2014 Grand Opening
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, an American company, announced at a press conference in Tokyo on May 7 that "the Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto" will open on February 7, 2014 in Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, on the former site of Hotel Fujita Kyoto.
Thu May 16, 2013
Mayor firm on 'comfort women'
South Korean women forced into sexual slavery for Japanese troops during World War II lead an anti-Japanese protest by about 50 activists outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul on 11 April 2001.
The Japan Times
Enhanced English education sought in Japanese elementary schools
The South Korean ambassador to Japan slams Toru Hashimoto for his remarks justifying Japan's wartime sex slave system, saying the Osaka mayor lacks historical knowledge and regard for the rights of women.