Category: Japan News

Keidanren’s challenges under its new chief

Keidanren’s challenges under its new chief

Keidanren’s challenges under its new chief Under its new leader, Keidanren should lead the discussions for economic reforms instead of merely going along with the government’s policies. Source: Japan Times News

How energy neglect holds Japan back

How energy neglect holds Japan back

How energy neglect holds Japan back Tokyo’s game plan underplays the biggest industry of tomorrow: inventing clean ways to grow rapidly without choking. Source: Japan Times News

Kakuryu survives scare to remain perfect

Kakuryu survives scare to remain perfect

Kakuryu survives scare to remain perfect Yokozuna Kakuryu survived a tough battle to retain his share of the lead on Friday, the sixth day of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament. On a day… ...

Art therapy helps dementia patients reconnect

Art therapy helps dementia patients reconnect

Art therapy helps dementia patients reconnect One Sunday in the Omotesando district of Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward, Katsunobu Machida, a 66-year-old dementia patient, was looking at a painting with his wife.“It looks … Source:...

20-year-old man arrested over killing of father

20-year-old man arrested over killing of father

20-year-old man arrested over killing of father Police in Tokyo have arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of killing his 58-year-old father. According to police, the suspect, Tomonari Toriya, stabbed his father Takami in...

Kisenosato exits New Year Basho citing injuries

Kisenosato exits New Year Basho citing injuries

Kisenosato exits New Year Basho citing injuries Struggling yokozuna Kisenosato withdrew from his fifth consecutive tournament on Friday, a day after suffering a demoralizing fourth defeat at the ongoing New Year Grand … ...

Luggage falls out of bus on Nagoya Expressway

Luggage falls out of bus on Nagoya Expressway

Luggage falls out of bus on Nagoya Expressway Luggage fell out of a tour bus while it was driving along the Nagoya Expressway in Aichi Prefecture on Thursday. According to police, cars driving behind...

Svitolina into 4th round of Australian Open

Svitolina into 4th round of Australian Open

Svitolina into 4th round of Australian Open Elina Svitolina ended 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk’s run at the Australian Open, met her at the net for a warm embrace and offered some words of encouragement. With...

Tokyo Metro hit by spate of train graffiti

Tokyo Metro hit by spate of train graffiti

Tokyo Metro hit by spate of train graffiti “Why can’t they nab them?” That was the headline in Nikkan Gendai (Jan 19), reporting on three incidents of graffiti on Tokyo subway cars over the...

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern expecting a baby

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern expecting a baby

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern expecting a baby New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Friday she is expecting her first baby in June, making her the country’s first leader to give birth while...