MISSIONMALAWINEWS.COM: World and US News 2019-06-15, 01:39

Japan To Invest Rs 13,000 Crore In Infrastructure Projects In Northeast

Japan has decided to invest Rs 13,000 crore (205.784 billion Yen) in several ongoing and new projects in the Northeast, an official statement said on Friday....

Japan To Invest Rs 13,000 Crore In Infrastructure Projects In Northeast

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U.S. Forest Service aims to speed up logging, infrastructure projects The U.S. Forest Service, which manages millions of acres of national forests and grasslands, on Wednesday proposed "bold" changes for how it carries ...
2019-06-13, 00:39

GST Collections Rise 6.67% To Rs 1,00,289 Crore In May The revenue in May 2019 is 2.21 per cent higher than the monthly average of GST revenue in FY 2018-19 (Rs 98,114 crore)," the official statement said...
2019-06-01, 15:39

Tornadoes cause damage in Northeast Texas Tornadoes swept parts of northeastern Texas, damaging homes and buildings and causing at least one injury. Damage was reported southwest and east of ...
2019-05-30, 11:26

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks,...
2019-06-18, 22:52

Plea Against Indiabulls Housing For Misappropriating Rs 98,000 Crore The petition alleged that money worth thousands of crores were siphoned off by Sameer Gehlaut, the chairman of the firm, and the directors of Indiabu...
2019-06-10, 18:13

BJP Surge In Northeast Continues; Congress Stalwarts Lose The BJP and its allies have swept the northeast. The party has won 14 seats and its allies have won four, making the NDA's total to be 18 out of the ...
2019-05-24, 21:13

At least 161 dead in northeast Congo in apparent ethnic clashes At least 161 people have been killed in a northeastern province of Democratic Republic of Congo in the past week, local officials said on Monday, in ...
2019-06-17, 15:26

Hundreds of IS relatives leave camp in northeast Syria BEIRUT (AP) — A local official and witnesses in northeastern Syria say hundreds of Syrian women and children related to fighters from the Islamic Sta...
2019-06-03, 15:00

Men’s field open in race up Northeast’s highest peak PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — An annual race up the highest peak in the Northeast United States is taking place without last year’s winning runner...
2019-06-15, 15:52

Damage reported across northeast Kansas after tornado hits People from Iowa through Oklahoma were faced with severe weather into Tuesday night as a round of powerful thunderstorms inflicted major damage over ...
2019-05-29, 16:13

Triple suicide attack kills at least 30 in northeast Nigeria At least 30 people have been killed in a triple suicide attack in northeast Nigerian state of Borno, state emergency officials said on Monday, in the...
2019-06-17, 13:00

RBI Imposes Rs 2 Crore Fine On Kotak Mahindra Bank The RBI said it decided to impose a penalty after reviewing the bank's reply to a notice seeking an explanation about why it had not complied with re...
2019-06-08, 09:52

Unprecedented Rs 71,500-Crore Bank Frauds Reported In 2018-19: RBI In the last 11 fiscal years, a total of 53,334 cases of fraud were reported by banks involving a massive amount of Rs 2.05 lakh crore, according to d...
2019-06-03, 17:00

With Rs 680 Crore, Industrialist Jayadev Galla Among Richest Candidates Jayadev Galla, a Telugu Desam Party (TDP) lawmaker in Andhra Pradesh, has declared assets worth over Rs 680 crore, which makes him one of the richest...
2019-05-21, 18:39

Shots Fired At Occupied Home On Lexington’s Northeast Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Shots were fired at home with people inside early Monday morning and Lexington police are looking for suspects. Autho...
2019-06-10, 13:13

Masked attackers snatch voting machines in northeast India About 500 masked men carrying guns and machetes attacked Indian election officials in a remote northeastern state and made off with computerized voti...
2019-05-22, 16:00

Northeast Congo insecurity hampers response to measles outbreak Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes, local responders said on Wednesday, com...
2019-06-19, 23:13

4.0 magnitude earthquake in Lake Erie rattles northeast Ohio Residents of the Buckeye State got an extra jolt to their Monday morning when an earthquake rattled parts of the state, overwhelming some 911 dispatc...
2019-06-10, 19:39

Shocking Letter Offers "1 Crore" For "Capture" Of Mamata Banerjee The full text of the letter describes Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as a "demon" and a "jihadi" and offers the Rs 1 crore reward to anybody w...
2019-06-09, 21:52

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on t...
2019-05-21, 22:13

Naveen Patnaik Meets PM Modi, Seeks Rs 5,000 Crore Aid After Cyclone Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought special category status for the state and central assistance o...
2019-06-11, 15:00

Richest Poll Candidate, Worth Rs 1,107 Crore, Loses His Deposit The richest candidate in the Lok Sabha elections -- Ramesh Kumar Sharma, an Independent from the Patliputra seat in Bihar who declared over Rs 1,107 ...
2019-05-25, 21:01

Power issues snarl commuter rail service in northeast region Commuter train service between New York and other areas of the northeast ground to a screeching halt Wednesday morning due to power issues, packing t...
2019-06-19, 17:26

Heroin Worth 600 Crore Seized From Pak Fishing Vessel Off Gujarat Coast Heroin worth Rs 600 crore was seized from a Pakistani fishing vessel off the coast of Gujarat on Tuesday, the Indian Coast Guard said in a statement....
2019-05-21, 22:13

Anil Ambani In Talks To Sell Radio Unit For Rs 1,200 Crore: Report The planned exit from the radio business is part of efforts by Anil Ambani, 59, to cut wider group liabilities after a debt-fueled expansion in the ...
2019-05-27, 20:13

Circular Economy Can Generate 1.4 crore Jobs In 5-7 Years: NITI Aayog CEO Circular economy has potential to create nearly one-and-half crore jobs in next five to seven years and create lakhs of new entrepreneurs, NITI Aayog...
2019-06-18, 09:26

Kamal Nath Seeks Rs 800 Crore From Centre To Tackle Crime Against Women Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has met Home Minister Amit Shah and asked him to release over Rs 800 crore as central grant to check crime a...
2019-06-18, 03:00

Rs 100 Lakh Crore Spending Push In India Tops Agenda Of Modi 2.0 With revenues under strain, the government is borrowing more and seeking to extract additional capital from the central bank. Any further widening in...
2019-05-24, 08:00

Islamist insurgents overrun Nigerian army base in northeast: security sources Islamist insurgents overran a Nigerian army base in the country's northeast, killing at least the commander, two Nigerian security sources said on Th...
2019-06-14, 01:00

Potent storm to trigger flooding, tornado threats in Ohio Valley, Northeast The caboose in a train of storm systems will travel from the Midwest on Wednesday to the Northeast on Thursday with concentrated heavy rain and the p...
2019-06-18, 18:39

Rare May snow falls in Midwest, West as Northeast feels early heat While some regions of the United States, including the Northeast, are experiencing summer-like heat early this week, other areas in the Midwest and w...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Rs 15 Lakh Crore Highways To Make Khadi, Industries Global: Nitin Gadkari A go getter in PM Modi's cabinet, Union Minister Nitin Jairam Gadkari in his second innings has lined up big plans - from infusing Rs 15 lakh crore i...
2019-06-05, 15:13

Air Force Signs Rs 300 Crore Deal To Procure SPICE-2000 Bombs From Israel The Indian Air Force has signed a Rs 300 crore deal with a Israeli defence firm to procure a batch of SPICE 2000 guided bombs, official sources said ...
2019-06-07, 22:52

Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ Th...
2019-06-13, 10:52

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Fa...
2019-05-29, 04:52

Trump needles Japan over US-Japan trade imbalance US President Donald Trump on Saturday needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country. (May 25) ...
2019-05-25, 23:39

96% of organizations run into problems with AI and machine learning projects Companies face issues with training data quality and labeling when launching AI and machine learning initiatives, according to a Dimensional Research...
2019-05-24, 22:52

Why IFM Investors remains 'optimistic' on US infrastructure Brett Himbury of IFM Investors says he is optimistic that, over time, there will be policy in the U.S. that invests "more substantially" in the infra...
2019-06-06, 10:52

Pelosi: 80% of Trump’s focus is on infrastructure President Trump is so focused on winning a bipartisan deal to rebuild America’s transportation infrastructure that it dominates discussions with Demo...
2019-06-19, 18:26

Protecting our energy infrastructure from cyberattack Almost every day, news headlines announce another security breach and the theft of credit card numbers and other personal information. While having o...
2019-06-04, 21:13

Infrastructure Output Rises 2.6% In April Infrastructure output, which comprises eight sectors such as coal, crude oil and electricity, accounts for nearly 40 per cent of country's industrial...
2019-05-31, 15:39

Kickstarter warns creators against calling projects 'the world's best' Kickstarter is asking its users to tone down the hyperbolic language and to layoff the misleading imagery. In an attempt to promote transparency, the...
2019-06-14, 08:26

"Don't Block Central Projects, Or Else..." Mamata Banerjee Warned Union Minister Debashree Chowdhury today warned Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she will face a severe backlash if her government tries to...
2019-05-31, 20:26

Contractor charged with taking kickbacks on Army projects COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a construction company executive was paid at least $436,000 in kickbacks in a scheme involving multimill...
2019-06-19, 22:52

Air Force diverted $66M from projects for chemical cleanup costs The U.S. Air Force diverted more than $66 million to cover the cleanup costs of harmful "forever chemicals" in the water supply, according to an anal...
2019-06-14, 17:26

New petrochemical projects not expected to be hurt by single-use plastics ban One of Canada's largest producers of plastics says there will be plenty of room for future growth in output despite a proposal by Ottawa to ban certa...
2019-06-11, 05:26

Infrastructure week appears to be dead. Good I have little interest in posturing Democratic investigations into the Trump administration, or in President Trump's often intemperate reaction to th...
2019-05-22, 21:13

PG&E completes safety inspection of distribution infrastructure Electric utility PG&E Corp said on Wednesday it has completed visual inspections of about 99% of its distribution infrastructure to provide additiona...
2019-06-20, 02:13

Macri bets on infrastructure in push for re-election Total of 770 projects, ranging from public housing to Paseo del Bajo, in line to be inaugurated by end of 2019 – 62% of them before the August primar...
2019-05-21, 22:13

Copper Rallies on Chinese Infrastructure Hopes Copper prices rose after Beijing announced new measures to stimulate economic activity in the world’s second-largest economy, extending the metal’s g...
2019-06-11, 17:52

Spacemaker raises $25 million to power urban construction projects with AI AI-powered construction simulation software company Spacemaker has raised $25 million in a series A round of funding co-led by Atomico and Northzone....
2019-06-10, 10:26

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against...
2019-05-21, 15:39

Pixar's Coco Writer Will Oversee Netflix's Narnia Projects Netflix has tapped Coco co-writer Matthew Aldrich to oversee the development of its live-action film and TV series adaptations of C.S. Lewis' "The Ch...
2019-06-13, 11:00

Britain must end financial help for fossil fuel projects abroad: lawmakers Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation's efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers...
2019-06-10, 05:39

European Commission urged to develop regulations for Hyperloop projects Hyperloop Transportation Technologies presented European officials with a framework to jumpstart creation of deployment rules for the mobility system...
2019-05-23, 17:13

What Hertz v Accenture teaches us about failure in systems development projects Recently, we saw the filing of a lawsuit between two of the best-known companies in the world, The Hertz Corporation and Accenture LLP, for the claim...
2019-06-03, 12:39

New Power Projects May Get Investment-Linked Deductions In Budget: Report The power sector, which got a 10-year tax holiday till March 31, 2017, under the provision of an earlier Section 80-IA (profit linked incentive), was...
2019-06-17, 11:52

Report: NASA’s major projects busting budgets, schedules CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s major projects are busting budgets and schedules like never before. That’s the word from a congression...
2019-05-30, 22:39

Chao created special path for McConnell’s favored projects The Transportation Department under Secretary Elaine Chao designated a special liaison to help with grant applications and other priorities from her ...
2019-06-10, 12:13

Tesla’s stock tanks after analyst blasts Musk’s ‘sci-fi projects’ Tesla’s stock hit its lowest level in more than two years after an analyst claimed Elon Musk’s distraction with “sci-fi projects” has plunged the ele...
2019-05-21, 18:39

Jaganmohan Reddy Cancels Some Projects Sanctioned By Previous Government Hours after it assumed office, the YS Jaganmohan Reddy-led government in Andhra Pradesh today decided to cancel all projects sanctioned prior to Apri...
2019-05-30, 23:13

Six easy DIY challenges: you can do these paint projects over a bank holiday weekend A lick of paint is one of the easiest ways to transform your home. Here are six easy projects to consider doing over a long weekend — all doable in j...
2019-05-24, 16:13

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what...
2019-05-21, 16:52

Russia's Rosneft says output will not fall at its projects with PDVSA - Ifax Russian oil giant Rosneft does not expect any significant decline in production at its joint projects with Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA this y...
2019-06-04, 12:39

Trump calls for taking up trade pact before infrastructure WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is telling Democratic leaders that he believes Congress should first pass a new trade deal with Canada and M...
2019-05-22, 03:26

Blowup between Trump, Democrats on infrastructure is a case of ‘too many fuses’ It’s rare to repeat things in this space. But occasionally, a quotation or a line resonates in a special way. Such a sentence quintessentially distil...
2019-06-01, 16:00

Trump Shifts Gears on Infrastructure, Demanding Trade Come First On the eve of a meeting with Democratic leaders, President Trump insisted they put aside a plan to rebuild roads and airports until after passing a n...
2019-05-22, 05:39

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U...
2019-05-22, 13:39

NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects NASA doesn't just want to return to the moon by 2024, it also wants to establish a "sustained human presence" and to use the moon as a hub for f...
2019-06-11, 21:39

Jason Mitchell dropped by agency, The Chi, and other projects amidst misconduct reports Jason Mitchell, who turned heads with his portrayal of Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, has been dropped by both his representation and a number of ...
2019-05-22, 01:00

Fund Your Favorite Open-Source Projects Using Github's New Sponsorship Program We’re big fans of open source software and the ethos of freedom, security, and transparency that often drives such projects. But software development...
2019-05-23, 23:13

China approves 20.76 GW of subsidy-free solar, wind power projects China approved its first batch of subsidy-free wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of 20.76 gigawatts (GW), the country's top planning a...
2019-05-22, 07:13

Feds launching pilot projects in bid to replace failed Phoenix pay system Treasury Board President Joyce Murray says three companies will develop and test potential human-resources and pay-system pilot projects for federal ...
2019-06-13, 09:39

Trump and Pelosi can still work together, but an infrastructure deal is likely dead, Mulvaney says Mick Mulvaney says President Trump and Speaker Pelosi will have to cooperate on raising the debt ceiling, passing a budget and approving the USMCA tr...
2019-06-12, 16:13

Mexico to ramp up southern border infrastructure to tackle migration Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to make a success of a deal struck last week with the...
2019-06-11, 18:39

Trump calls for trade deal passage before infrastructure bill President Trump told Democratic lawmakers in a letter Tuesday that Congress should take up and pass a trade deal with Canada and Mexico before debati...
2019-05-22, 08:26

Trump blasts Pelosi 'cover-up' accusation, balks on infrastructure President Donald Trump fired back on Wednesday at U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up over the Mueller Russ...
2019-05-22, 18:39

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pa...
2019-05-22, 02:39

Pelosi blasts Trump, then wonders why he backed out of infrastructure meeting Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Wednesday slammed President Trump for abandoning a planned meeting on infrastructure spending after the House speak...
2019-05-22, 19:39

Credit analysts cautious over Illinois budget, infrastructure plan Some results from Illinois' action-packed spring legislation session that produced a budget and a variety of revenue-raising measures won initial pra...
2019-06-04, 01:52

For infrastructure funding, follow the money on the Coca-Cola highway It has not been voted on or formally proposed yet, but a bipartisan effort to increase federal spending on infrastructure could be coming in the near...
2019-05-21, 22:13

Russian state bank VTB buys more grain trade infrastructure Russia's second-biggest bank VTB said on Monday it was buying a controlling stake in Russian railway holding company RTC, a major transporter of grai...
2019-06-03, 11:13

State projects leave tens of thousands of lives in the balance in Ethiopia – study Giant dam and irrigated sugar plantations mean people in lower Omo valley face starvation and conflict, says US thinktankA giant dam and irrigated su...
2019-06-13, 09:00

European lithium projects gain attention amid push toward electric vehicles European lithium projects are making a fresh push for capital, eager to supply the white metal to a burgeoning network of battery manufacturers and e...
2019-06-14, 00:39

George R.R. Martin just like the rest of us, puts off important projects by messing with video games We can’t imagine it’s easy being George R.R. Martin. It’s bad enough that the complicated backlash surrounding the the final season of Game Of Throne...
2019-06-08, 04:39

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang ...
2019-06-04, 19:26

Daily on Energy: House Democrats proclaim climate and infrastructure week SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexami...
2019-05-21, 21:13

Countries that allow Huawei infrastructure could lose access to U.S. intelligence data: Pompeo The U.S. raised said Friday that countries that allow China's Huawei to build their telecoms infrastructure could be cut off from crucial intelligenc...
2019-05-31, 16:26

New storm water infrastructure to ease flood risk on Saskatoon properties The flood control strategy involves building new storm water infrastructure to improve Saskatoon’s capacity to manage increasingly extreme weather ev...
2019-05-24, 22:26

Annual UN women activists’ summit opens with focus on services, infrastructure A wheelchair-bound Pakistani mother who yearned to visit a park without worrying about ramp access, and a young South Sudanese woman who dreams of ha...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Saudi Oil Infrastructure at Risk as Small Attacks Raise Potential for Big Disruption Saudi Arabia spent heavily to protect its oil production lines but rapid changes in technology may mean ports and pipelines are increasingly exposed ...
2019-05-21, 14:39

Schumer: Trump's 'temper tantrum' was concocted to escape infrastructure meeting Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Thursday that President Donald Trump's eruption one day earlier at a White House meeting on infrastructure ...
2019-05-23, 15:13

Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell after President Trump ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with D...
2019-05-23, 00:13

Russia uncovers attempted U.S. cyber attacks on its infrastructure: RIA news agency Russia has uncovered attempts by the United States to carry out cyber attacks on Russian infrastructure, Russia's RIA and TASS news agencies cited an...
2019-06-17, 17:01

Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano pull projects from Georgia over anti-abortion bill The entertainment industry’s backlash against Georgia’s extremely restrictive anti-abortion law is officially starting to hit, with Time reporting th...
2019-05-22, 01:00

Lindsey Graham warns Trump: Don't let Democrats 'goad you' into dropping infrastructure plans A top Capitol Hill ally of President Donald Trump warned him on Friday not to let his simmering feud with Democrats stop him from striking a deal wit...
2019-05-24, 16:26

Trump cuts short infrastructure meeting, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut off a meeting with U.S. congressional Democrats on infrastructure spending, then ripped into them ov...
2019-05-22, 22:00

Kristen Wiig, Reed Morano pull projects out of Georgia after heartbeat abortion bill passes Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano are relocating projects originally slated to film in Georgia after the state passed its controversial "heartbeat" aborti...
2019-05-22, 15:13

Trump's love for infrastructure doesn't extend to California's high-speed rail project Even as President Donald Trump insists he's supportive of infrastructure projects, some say his record proves otherwise, especially when looking...
2019-05-23, 00:26

Mexico reveals border infrastructure plan; Trump vows migration deal details Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to succeed on its deal with the United States to redu...
2019-06-11, 19:13

What Are Frontier Markets and Why Invest in Them? If emerging markets are the wild child of the investment family, offering potentially higher rewards in return for greater risk, then what about thei...
2019-05-26, 23:13

Have your first $1,000 to invest? Don't even think about the stock market Looking for a hot stock tip to get started on growing your wealth? Have your first $1,000 to invest in the market but not sure where to put it? Here&...
2019-05-29, 19:00

Mahindra and Mahindra's Q4 Profit Slips By 20% To Rs. 849 Crore Mahindra also exported 10,200 vehicles during the current quarter, registering a growth of 17.1 per cent over the corresponding quarter previous year...
2019-05-30, 17:13

5 Questions To Ask Your Advisor Before You Invest Another Dollar If trust is the foundation of a successful relationship, transparency is its cornerstone. Without transparency, it’s impossible to gain and maintain ...
2019-05-21, 16:26

Should You Invest in CDs Before Interest Rates Peak? After several post-recession seasons of pretty-much-zero interest rates on certificates of deposit, recent years have seen marked improvement. That’s...
2019-05-31, 20:52

3 steps to determine whether you've earned the right to invest You'll have to tidy up your finances before you can start investing, says Douglas A. Boneparth, president of Bone Fide Wealth in New York. Where...
2019-05-21, 14:52

How To Invest In Sovereign Gold Bond: All You Need To Know Sovereign Gold Bond or SGB is a certificate scheme in which the Reserve Bank of India issues bonds on behalf of Government of India. The gold bonds w...
2019-06-07, 20:13

Eileen Fisher on How She Learned to Invest Investors need to think beyond returns and invest in companies that not only make money but do good, fashion designer Eileen Fisher tells host Veroni...
2019-06-07, 19:39

Ripple to Invest Up to $50 Million in MoneyGram Ripple, a startup behind the XRP cryptocurrency, agreed to invest up to $50 million in MoneyGram International in a deal that stands to rank among th...
2019-06-18, 10:13

Looking To Invest In SBI Deposit Schemes? These Are The Returns You Get On fixed deposit (FD) accounts, the bank grants interest rates in a range of 5.75-7.25 per cent across different maturities, according to its website...
2019-06-05, 09:26

WHO to invest $136M to combat snakebites Because snakebites kill and disable hundreds of thousands of people every year, the World Health Organization unveiled a new strategy Thursday to mit...
2019-05-23, 20:52

CBOE Plans To Invest In Tradelegs CHICAGO and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it plans to invest in Tradelegs,...
2019-05-22, 01:39

What Are Frontier Markets and Why Invest in Them?: QuickTake If emerging markets are the wild child of the investment family, offering potentially higher rewards in return for greater risk, then what about thei...
2019-05-26, 02:52

That ETF That Pays You to Invest Is Probably Not a Good Idea You’ve heard of no-fee ETFs. But what about an ETF that pays you to invest in it? Sounds too good to be true, right? But it’s exactly what Salt Finan...
2019-05-21, 18:13

REFILE-Vedanta's Agarwal says willing to invest in Zambia Vedanta's Chairman Anil Agarwal said on Wednesday he was prepared to invest in increasing Zambian copper production to 400,000 tonnes, creating anoth...
2019-05-29, 17:13

Brazil's Cielo cut dividend payout so it could invest more - CEO Brazilian card processor Cielo SA's dividend cut, which it announced on Friday, is intended to give it room to raise capital expenditure in a competi...
2019-05-25, 17:13

Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of a...
2019-06-13, 03:13

DHL says it will invest $150 million to expand U.S. healthcare business Deutsche Post DHL Group on Thursday said it will spend $150 million this year to expand its U.S. healthcare distribution network capacity by roughly ...
2019-06-13, 16:26

Reckitt Benckiser to invest $200 mln in its UK and US businesses this year Dettol and Lysol maker Reckitt Benckiser will invest an additional $200 million between its businesses in the United Kingdom and the United States th...
2019-06-04, 16:13

Mexico asks US to invest in Central America WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico is proposing that the United States finance seven projects designed to boost the economies of three Central American nations...
2019-05-24, 02:26

Hyundai And Kia To Invest In Self-Driving Start-Up Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of a...
2019-06-13, 13:39

The one high-summer wardrobe essential to invest in With jeans, shorts or a statement cocktail skirt, there's nothing basic about the perfect cotton shirt. Emma McCarthy celebrates the revival of a cla...
2019-06-18, 16:13

China's Alibaba to invest $100 million in Russian e-commerce JV China's Alibaba and Russia's RDIF sovereign wealth fund will each invest $100 million in a Russian joint venture, RDIF said in a statement on Wednesd...
2019-06-06, 05:00

Volkswagen to invest up to 4 billion euros in digital transformation Volkswagen will invest up to 4 billion euros over the years to 2023 to digitalize its administration and production, the German carmaker said on Wedn...
2019-06-05, 09:52

VW, BMW invest in Swedish battery cell producer Northvolt Volkswagen and BMW are among investors in Europe's biggest lithium-ion battery plant, Sweden's Northvolt said. Separately, VW said it was buying a 20...
2019-06-12, 18:26

Why foreign buyers invest in US residential real estate Chris Marlin of Lennar International says foreign buyers of U.S. property have been a "fair mixture" of seeking yield and self-use in the past few ye...
2019-06-11, 09:39

Australian musicians band together to invest in solar farms Exclusive: Midnight Oil, Cloud Control, Vance Joy and Regurgitator join FEAT., a new platform encouraging their industry to back sustainabilityIn the...
2019-06-04, 01:39

UPDATE 1-Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of a...
2019-06-13, 07:39

Britain’s Ineos to invest $2 billion in Saudi plants MADRID (AP) — British petrochemicals maker Ineos is investing $2 billion to build three plants in Saudi Arabia, as western companies appear to be she...
2019-06-03, 12:26

UPDATE 1-Reckitt Benckiser to invest $200 mln in UK, U.S. units this year Dettol and Lysol maker Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc will invest an additional $200 million in its UK and U.S. units this year, including a $70 million...
2019-06-04, 17:13

Jet Shares Hit Record Low After Report Hinduja, Etihad May Not Invest Middle Eastern carrier Etihad, which owns an about 24 per cent stake in Jet Airways, had submitted a bid for the grounded airline last month, while f...
2019-06-11, 09:39

VW truck brand to invest $344 mln in Brazil after Ford exit Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernard...
2019-05-21, 20:00

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in new weed killing methods BERLIN (AP) — German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer says it plans to invest some 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) over the next decade in de...
2019-06-14, 14:52

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in weedkiller research to help reputation Germany's Bayer sought to repair its reputation on Friday after damage caused by U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, ...
2019-06-14, 14:52

Ford to Invest $500 Million in Rivian, a Tesla Rival Rivian is developing a pickup and an S.U.V. on a chassis that Ford plans to use for models of its own. Two months ago, Amazon led a $700 million inve...
2019-05-21, 19:39

Bayer to invest 5 billion euros in weedkiller research Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it...
2019-06-14, 10:39

UPDATE 1-Papa John's to invest $80 mln in marketing, U.S. franchisees Papa John's International Inc, which has been struggling to boost sales, said on Wednesday it would spend $80 million to boost its brand image and su...
2019-06-20, 01:52

Bayer says to invest 5 billion euros in new weed killers Bayer said it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in developing new weedkillers and reducing its environmental impact by 30% by 2030, as it s...
2019-06-14, 09:00

I don't want my money tied up for years, so what should I invest in? Ask a Fool Stocks are great for long-term investors, but if you think you might need your money soon, here's the best way to go.     &...
2019-06-17, 16:52

Scotland urged to invest in nuclear to hit climate goals Massive increase in low-carbon energy needed to hit goal of net zero by 2045, inquiry saysScotland should consider new nuclear power stations, invest...
2019-06-17, 18:13

Fiat Chrysler to invest $4B to regain lost share in Brazil Fiat Chrysler is bringing new models to Brazil and expanding local Jeep and engine production in a bid to regain lost market share in Latin America's...
2019-05-23, 17:26

Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be...
2019-06-11, 03:13

Google to invest euros in new data center in Finland: STT report Google owner Alphabet Inc said it would invest 600 million euros ($672 million) in a new data center in Hamina, Finland, it said, according to a repo...
2019-05-27, 10:39

Canada's Trudeau to invest C$15.7 billion in coast guard overhaul Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said Canada would spend an estimated C$15.7 billion ($11.7 billion) to renew its coast guard fleet and tha...
2019-05-22, 22:13

UPDATE 1-Britain's INEOS to invest $2 bln in Saudi petrochemical complex Billionaire Jim Ratcliffe's INEOS said on Monday it would invest $2 billion to build three plants that would form part of petrochemical complex being...
2019-06-03, 11:13

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trus...
2019-06-14, 23:13

Colony Capital Aims to Invest $5 Billion in Latin America Investment-management firm Colony Capital said its newly acquired business in Latin America seeks to invest $5 billion in the region in coming years,...
2019-05-23, 03:00

Google to invest euros in new data centre in Finland - STT report Google owner Alphabet Inc said it would invest 600 million euros ($672 million) in a new data centre in Hamina, Finland, it said, according to a repo...
2019-05-27, 10:39

Google to invest $1bn to fight tech-fueled housing crisis Funds to support development of 20,000 new homes as San Francisco Bay Area grapples with homelessnessGoogle will invest $1bn in housing throughout th...
2019-06-19, 03:13

Brazil's Vale will invest $1.9 billion to shut down nine dams -filing Brazilian mining company Vale SA said it will spend $1.9 billion for the decommissioning of nine tailing dams in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais,...
2019-06-08, 19:26

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in...
2019-05-27, 10:39

VW truck brand to invest $344 million in Brazil after Ford exit Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernard...
2019-05-21, 22:39

Want to invest like Warren Buffett? Here are the ins and outs of buying preferred stock Warren Buffett's latest deal involves the preferred stock of Occidental Petroleum. Here's what that means and when it could be a good optio...
2019-05-21, 14:52

GM to invest $150 million to boost production of heavy duty trucks General Motors Co president Mark Reuss said on Wednesday that the automaker is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly plant, Michigan to ...
2019-06-12, 18:13

Amazon to Invest in Deliveroo, a Rival to Uber in Food Delivery The $575 million investment strengthens one of the biggest overseas rivals to Uber’s food-delivery division, which the ride-hailing company considers...
2019-05-21, 14:39

GM to invest $24 mln in Fort Wayne plant, boost pickup production General Motors Co said on Thursday it would invest $24 million to increase truck production at its assembly plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, which makes...
2019-05-30, 18:26

Iberdrola to launch Irish retail arm, invest $112 million in renewables by 2025 Spanish utility Iberdrola will this week launch an Irish retail business and plans to invest over 100 million euros ($112 million) in renewable energ...
2019-06-18, 04:39

UPDATE 1-Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be...
2019-06-11, 03:13

Toyota may invest about $550 mln in China ride-hailing firm Didi - Nikkei Toyota Motor Corp is considering investing about 60 billion yen ($550 million) in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, the Nikkei business daily ...
2019-05-29, 08:00

GM expected to invest $150 million to boost truck output in Flint, Michigan: sources General Motors Co is expected to announce on Wednesday it is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly in Michigan to boost production of he...
2019-06-11, 22:52

Toyota may invest about $550 million in China ride-hailing firm Didi: Nikkei Toyota Motor Corp is considering investing about 60 billion yen ($550 million) in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, the Nikkei business daily ...
2019-05-29, 06:26

Chamillionaire, E-40 Join Forces to Invest in Minority Startups: 'We Have to Create More Diversity in This Industry' While recording artist and entrepreneur Chamillionaire might be laying low these days on the Billboard charts, he’s been making plenty of noise as an...
2019-06-01, 00:13

Toyota reportedly may invest about $550 million in China ride-hailing firm Didi Toyota Motor is considering investing about $550 million in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....
2019-05-29, 16:01

Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for digital infrastructure fund -sources Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack, has raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructur...
2019-06-05, 07:00

Bill Gates and Travis Kalanick invest in A.I. chip start-up using light to move data Luminous wants to use silicon photonics -- a way to move data quickly with light -- to build a chip that can outperform Google's latest AI hardw...
2019-06-04, 13:26

Pelosi: Trump 'took a pass' on infrastructure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump "took a pass" on working together with Democrats to address the nation's crumbling infras...
2019-05-22, 22:52

Japan's Abe Looks to Mediate Between U.S., Iran Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek to open a channel of communication between Iran and the U.S. as part of a diplomatic effort to prevent a...
2019-06-12, 19:13

China vs. India vs. Australia vs. Japan Chinese stocks have been under-performing, but what about India, Japan, Australia? Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor Mark Galasiewski...
2019-05-21, 14:33

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live ...
2019-05-27, 16:00

The Cleanest Car Repair Shop I've Ever Seen Is in Japan It’s always neat and interesting to see how people in other countries conduct their day-to-day business. A glimpse into a Japanese car repair shop re...
2019-06-17, 19:26

| Lealiifano to leave Brumbies for Japan Inspirational cancer survivor Christian Lealiifano will leave the Brumbies at the end of the season for Japan after an offer that was "too hard to tu...
2019-06-17, 09:13

You Can Now Have Official Pokemon Weddings In Japan ESCRIT, a Japanese company specialising in wedding ceremonies, recently teamed up with The Pokemon Company to start offering officially licensed Poke...
2019-05-30, 01:52

The Latest: Abe says he is outraged over Japan stabbings KAWASAKI, Japan (AP) — The Latest on a stabbing attack at a bus stop just outside Japan’s capital (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Japan’s Pr...
2019-05-28, 09:39

Japan Arrive At The World Cup With A New Look And Something To Prove The USA’s top nemesis in the Women’s World Cup comes into 2019 with plenty of questions to answer, despite winning it all in 2011 and placing second ...
2019-06-09, 02:39

Correction: Japan-Energy story In a story June 7 about Japan's energy policy, The Associated Press referred incorrectly to the plutonium reduction target cited by a policy research...
2019-06-10, 08:13

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s ...
2019-05-22, 17:39

Rouhani: Japan wants to keep buying Iranian oil Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tehran on Wednesday that Japan wants to keep buying Iranian...
2019-06-12, 22:13

Japan F-35 fighter crash cause revealed The sudden crash of a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter into the Pacific Ocean in April this year was likely caused by the "spatial disorientation" of it...
2019-06-11, 07:13

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s lar...
2019-05-25, 00:00

Japan Downgrades Views on Its Economy The Japanese government downgraded its view of industrial production and other key parts of the economy, highlighting concerns about the U.S.-China t...
2019-05-25, 00:00

Japan back on track with 2-1 win over Scotland Strikers Mana Iwabuchi and Yuika Sugasawa were on the scoresheet as Japan got their women's World Cup campaign back on track with a 2-1 victory over ...
2019-06-14, 18:13

Trump to Japan abductee family: 'You will win' U.S. President Donald Trump has sent a letter to the family of a Japanese citizen abducted to North Korea, less than a month after meeting with them ...
2019-06-16, 19:39

Japan, Russia accuse each other of military buildups TOKYO (AP) — Russia and Japan have accused each other of military buildups as their foreign and defense ministers met in Tokyo for talks that failed ...
2019-05-30, 16:39

Sega's Judgment Going Back On Sale In Japan This past March, actor and musician Pierre Taki, who voiced yakuza Kyohei Hamura in Judgment, was arrested for alleged illegal drug use. Sega decided...
2019-05-21, 15:52

A Theory Why Marvel Movies Don't Dominate Japan Marvel movies are successful in Japan. They are popular. But while Avengers: Endgame dominated theaters around the world for weeks, it was soon toppl...
2019-05-30, 15:26

Why Katamari Damacy's Creator Left Japan On March 18, 2004, Katamari Damacy was released on the PlayStation 2. The game was unlike anything else, and a sequel soon followed a year later. In ...
2019-06-19, 18:13

Japan's Lesson for the Fed: No Central Bank Is an Island In the rally currently roaring through the global bond market, Japan is being left behind, exposing the key flaws in its unique monetary policy platf...
2019-06-19, 13:52

How I flew to Japan and am headed to Spain for free Chase cards have best terms, but hefty yearly fees, but way more generous than specific airline cards. Marriott's card is liberal, but expires s...
2019-05-28, 07:13

What's in a name? Japan puzzles over 'Reiwa', the term for new imperial era Japanese printers rushed to turn out calendars emblazoned with the new imperial era name on Tuesday as the public tried to make sense of the meaning ...
2019-05-21, 19:00

Two killed, 15 schoolgirls injured in Japan stabbing: NHK A schoolgirl and an adult man were killed and 15 other young girls injured in a stabbing at a bus stop just outside Tokyo on Tuesday, Japanese nation...
2019-05-28, 07:52

Japan ends tsunami alert after earthquake Japan officials lifted a tsunami warning for the country's northwest coast, following a strong earthquake in the area. Only a small wave ended up rea...
2019-06-18, 22:00

Stop it! Japan Anti-Groper App Becomes Smash Hit A Tokyo police smartphone app to scare off molesters has become a smash hit in Japan, where women have long run the gauntlet of groping on packed rus...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s for...
2019-05-22, 07:00

Life as a mixed-race model in Japan For 18-year-old model Rina Fukushi, Tokyo is home. But growing up as a mixed-race child in Japan wasn't always easy. With a Japanese-American father ...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Two die, 15 injured in Japan mass stabbing – video A 57-year old man attacked a group of people, including more than a dozen schoolgirls, at a bus stop in Kawasaki City before fatally injuring himself...
2019-05-28, 18:52

2 Dead, 17 Injured In Japan Mass Stabbing Two people, including a child, were feared dead Tuesday in a mass stabbing attack that also injured 17 people in the Japanese city of Kawasaki, the l...
2019-05-28, 03:52

Erdogan and Trump to meet at G-20 summit in Japan ISTANBUL (AP) — A senior Turkish official says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to meet on the sidelines of...
2019-05-29, 18:39

Japan gets ‘all clear’ to mine Mars’ moon Japan is ready to mine Mars’ largest moon after successfully completing all of the compulsory “space contamination” paperwork. Japa...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Children among 15 injured in stabbing in Japan park: NHK Fifteen people, including eight primary school children, were injured in a suspected stabbing by a man in a park just outside Tokyo on Tuesday mornin...
2019-05-28, 02:13

Japan's military says pilot vertigo likely cause of F-35 crash Japan's air force said on Monday "spatial disorientation" likely caused one of its pilots to fly his F-35 stealth fighters into the Pacific Ocean in ...
2019-06-10, 08:52

Japan says Abe’s Iran trip not meant to mediate row with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s top government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s high-stakes trip to Iran is intended to help de-escalate t...
2019-06-13, 10:13

Japan Display says Taiwan's TPK decided against investing Japan Display Inc on Monday said it has received notice from TPK Holding Co Ltd that the Taiwanese flat screen maker has decided against investing in...
2019-06-17, 04:39

Japan's geisha and the unfortunate image of sex workers After years of training and decades of practice, geisha become highly skilled performers and entertainers. There is, however, still a common misconce...
2019-06-11, 16:13

Two Melons Auctioned For Record Price $45,600 In Japan Two melons from the Japanese city of Yubari have fetched a record price of 5 million yen, or $45,600,in the first auction of this year's agricultural...
2019-05-24, 11:52

For Trump’s Japan Trip, Abe Piles on the Flattery. But to What End? Observers have their doubts about whether a trip filled with flattery will entice Mr. Trump to cooperate on trade and other matters of Japanese inter...
2019-05-24, 18:13

For Trump, a ‘very big event’ in Japan that he struggles to explain The U.S. promoter in chief has avoided details about the historic succession of Emperor Naruhito and appeared most excited about his own role as he h...
2019-05-24, 19:13

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said ahead of a vi...
2019-06-12, 13:26

G20 finance chiefs gather for Japan meeting Financial leaders of the Group of 20 gathered Saturday to brainstorm ways to adapt global finance to an age of trade turmoil and digital disruptions....
2019-06-10, 21:13

McCarron pulls away in Japan for 3rd victory of season CHIBA, Japan (AP) — Scott McCarron had three birdies on the back nine to pull away for a 5-under 67 and a three-shot victory in the MasterCard Japan ...
2019-06-10, 05:00

In Japan, Domino's New Pizza Has Over Two Pounds Of Cheese Domino’s has just released a “New Yorker One-Kilo Ultra Cheese” pizza that has been covered with, that’s right, one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of 100 perc...
2019-06-12, 19:26

Carter Stewart, 19, Chooses Japan Over the M.L.B. Draft Stewart, who was drafted by the Braves last year but did not sign, has chosen to start his career abroad, which would allow him to become a major lea...
2019-05-23, 02:26

Why Japan Is Risking a Tax Hike in a Slow Economy While tax hikes are rarely popular anywhere, in Japan increases in the national sales tax proved especially toxic, squelching economic growth and dam...
2019-05-23, 08:26

Japan says Abe's Iran trip not meant to mediate row with US Japan's top government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's high-stakes trip to Iran is intended to help de-escalate tensions in the Mideast — ...
2019-06-13, 08:13

Japan To Buy 105 F-35 US Stealth Warplanes: Donald Trump Japan plans to buy 105 US-made stealth warplanes, US President Donald Trump said on Monday, giving it the largest F35 fleet of any US ally, according...
2019-05-27, 09:52

Trump hails ‘treasured alliance’ between US and Japan President Trump on Monday quoted ancient Japanese poetry and called the relationship between the US and Japan a “treasured alliance” duri...
2019-05-27, 21:13

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds all: Cannabis is banned in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world. But the chief executive of next year’s Tokyo Olympics has reminded potenti...
2019-06-11, 11:39

Japan’s former empress has heart problem but fine to travel TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s 84-year-old former Empress Michiko has left for a three-day trip to the city of Kyoto, with her doctors saying she has a h...
2019-06-11, 11:39

Japan's former empress has heart problem but fine to travel Japan's 84-year-old former Empress Michiko has left for a three-day trip to the city of Kyoto, with her doctors saying she has a heart problem but is...
2019-06-11, 11:39

The Latest: China mum on plan for Japan meeting with Trump SHANGHAI (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the U.S. and China and their wider impact, especially on technology giant Huawei (all times loca...
2019-06-11, 13:00

Lighthizer aims for trade deal with Japan in a few months U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Thursday that he expected to work out a trade deal with Japan within a few months, and warned that t...
2019-06-19, 00:13

Japan edge battling Scotland as VAR controversy mars win "Japan scored twice in the first half in a 2-1 win over Scotland, a result that leaves Shelley Kerr\u0027s side\u0027s hopes hanging by a thread at t...
2019-06-14, 19:26

Japan v England: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group D finaleScotland v Argentina – live! Follow our MBM report nowAnd feel free to email Paul or tweet him @Paul...
2019-06-19, 20:00

Japan and Russia accuse one another of dangerous military buildup The accusations have been leveled at a meeting between foreign and defense ministers in Tokyo. At dispute are islands both countries claim as their o...
2019-05-31, 01:13

Airbus delivers first A350 to Japan after landmark deal Airbus delivered its first A350 aircraft to Japan Air Lines on Thursday, saying the specially tailored version would start operating on Japan's busy ...
2019-06-13, 12:00

Flying a Drone While Drunk Could Land You in Prison in Japan You’d assume it would go without saying that operating any kind of machinery or vehicle after a few drinks is a dumb idea—even if it’s one navigated ...
2019-06-13, 18:52

Pentagon investigating whether Navy hid USS McCain from Trump in Japan Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said his chief of staff is investigating reports that the White House ordered the USS John McCain be hidden...
2019-05-30, 21:52

The Latest: Iran state TV says Japan PM has departed Tehran Iran’s state TV is reporting that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has left Iran to return home after a two-day visit amid tensions between Tehran ...
2019-06-13, 17:13

England beats Japan 2-0 to clinch top spot in Group D NICE, France (AP) — England remained undefeated at the Women’s World Cup and clinched the top spot in its group with a 2-0 victory over Japan o...
2019-06-19, 23:13

Japan PM Shinzo Abe in Tehran to defuse US-Iran tensions Shinzo Abe is the first Japanese prime minister to visit Iran in over four decades. The trip comes amid escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf, as t...
2019-06-13, 04:39

Japan v Scotland: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the game in RennesLi’s volley seals vital victory for China against South AfricaAnd feel free to email Niall or tweet ...
2019-06-14, 16:26

No defensive mindset from Japan in opening draw: coach Japan coach Asako Takakura was adamant that her side never set up to be defensive against any opponent, despite a goalless draw with lowly-ranked Arg...
2019-06-11, 14:26

Japan PM Abe to meet Iran's Khamenei, Rouhani this week Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on a visit to Tehran this week, in a b...
2019-06-11, 18:39

The Latest: Japan PM condemns suspected tanker attack Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has condemned the suspected attack on a Japanese-operated tanker near the Strait of Hormuz this week as a threat to...
2019-06-14, 18:52

Stubborn Argentina holds Japan to goalless draw Japan's quest to reach a third consecutive women's World Cup final began with a frustrating goalless draw against unheralded Argentina in Paris on Mo...
2019-06-10, 21:39

Tsunami Warning Issued in Japan After Powerful Earthquake (TOKYO) — A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan late Tuesday, and officials warned of a possible tsunami up to one meter (3.3 feet) h...
2019-06-18, 18:52

Japan's military says pilot disorientation likely cause of F-35 crash in April Japan's air force on Monday said spatial disorientation likely caused one of its pilots to fly his F-35 stealth fighters into the Pacific Ocean in Ap...
2019-06-10, 07:52

Japan arrests man for stabbing police officer, taking gun Japanese police on Monday arrested a man on charges of stabbing a police officer and grabbing a loaded handgun in a western city near Osaka, which ho...
2019-06-17, 10:39

Japan protests Chinese activity near disputed islands Japan has protested to China over its unauthorized maritime survey within the Japanese exclusive economic waters near disputed East China Sea islands...
2019-06-17, 14:13

UPDATE 1-Japan's military says pilot vertigo likely cause of F-35 crash Japan's air force said on Monday "spatial disorientation" likely caused one of its pilots to fly his F-35 stealth fighters into the Pacific Ocean in ...
2019-06-10, 11:39

Japan court turns down Sendai reactor lawsuit A Japanese court has denied a request from local residents to cancel regulatory approval of the No. 1 and No. 2 reactors at Kyushu Electric Power Co....
2019-06-17, 20:52

High heels at work are necessary, says Japan's labour minister Ministry responds to #KuToo petition calling for end to women having to wear heels at workJapan’s health and labour minister has defended workplaces ...
2019-06-05, 21:39

High Heels "Necessary" In Workplaces, Says Japan Minister After Petition Japan's health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is "necessary and appropriate" a...
2019-06-05, 23:52

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BB...
2019-06-06, 13:01

Earthquake rocks Japan, triggering fears of tsunami A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region.   ...
2019-06-18, 20:26

In Japan, It’s a Riveting TV Plot: Can a Worker Go Home on Time? On this show, a 30-something project manager in the famously overworked nation wants nothing more than to get out of the office and into her favorite...
2019-06-18, 20:52

Japan’s bare detention center holds many without convictions TOKYO (AP) — With its bare cells, the Tokyo Detention House looks much like a high-security prison, but those who get incarcerated here, including fo...
2019-06-10, 13:13

Fourteen Injured After Japan Driverless Train Goes Wrong Way Fourteen passengers were injured after an driverless five-car train in suburban Tokyo went in the wrong direction and crashed into a buffer stop, Jap...
2019-06-02, 13:39

Argentina earns first World Cup point with 0-0 Japan draw A resolute Argentina held former champion Japan to a 0-0 draw Monday in their opening Group D match at the Women's World Cup    ...
2019-06-10, 20:52

Putin says Japan's military cooperation with U.S. is source of concern President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia had concerns about Japan's military cooperation with the United States, but respected Tokyo's r...
2019-06-06, 16:26

Producers seek Q3 aluminium premium of $115-$120/T from Japan buyers Top aluminium producers have offered Japanese buyers a premium of $115-$120 a tonne for July-September primary metal shipments, up 10% to 14% from th...
2019-06-03, 11:13

Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake In Japan Triggers Tsunami, 16 Injured A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Japan, sparking a tsunami advisory that was later lifted with no reports Wednesday of major damage and only ...
2019-06-19, 06:26

Quake shakes NW Japan, causes 21 injuries and minor damage A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan, causing minor injuries to 21 people and a brief evacuation of coastal homes until the risk of a tsun...
2019-06-19, 04:39

Argentina v Japan: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from 5pm BST matchWomen’s World Cup team guides: Argentina and JapanFeel free to email Jacob or to tweet: @JacobSteinberg...
2019-06-10, 18:52

Report: Japan's 84-year-old former empress has heart problem Reports say Japan's 84-year-old former Empress Michiko has a heart problem that needs monitoring, but can go ahead with a planned trip to the ancient...
2019-06-10, 18:39

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 16: Japan Asako Takakura’s side are not as strong as when they won it in 2011 and quite goal-shy so struggle when they go behindThis article is part of the Gua...
2019-06-03, 15:52

Japan PM to visit Iran in effort to mediate tension with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Iran in an effort to reduce tensions between Tehran and Was...
2019-06-06, 15:39

Trump arrives in Japan with his Asia policy in tatters Shinzo Abe's long game is paying off. Only a year ago, the Japanese Prime Minister was looking like the odd one out as US President Donald Trump cozi...
2019-05-24, 06:00

2 dead, including child, after stabbing spree in Japan Authorities say 16 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in an attack in Kawasaki, outside of Tokyo. One adult and one chil...
2019-05-28, 07:13

Trump rips Biden during state visit to Japan ​President Trump sided with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s description of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden as “low IQ&...
2019-05-27, 17:26

Trump is first head of state to meet Japan’s new emperor President Donald Trump is getting the red carpet treatment at Japan’s Imperial Palace where he’s making history, becoming the first world leader to m...
2019-05-27, 03:13

The Latest: Trump meets Japan’s Emperor Naruhito Trump and Japan’s Emperor Naruhito walked along a red carpet in the courtyard of the Imperial Palace after meeting on Monday amid pomp and pageantry....
2019-05-27, 03:13

Trump to be first head of state to meet Japan’s new emperor TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump is heading to Japan’s Imperial Palace to meet the new emperor. The president and his wife, first lady Melan...
2019-05-27, 02:26

Victims of knife attack on schoolgirls in Japan identified The two victims of a knife-wielding man’s attack on schoolgirls in Japan were identified as an 11-year-old girl and a Foreign Ministry official who w...
2019-05-28, 21:13

Trump Brings His Own Prize to Japan's Sumo Championship Japan’s ancient sporting tradition is getting an infusion of the Trump brand Sunday when President Trump becomes the first American leader to present...
2019-05-26, 09:39

President Donald Trump in Japan for state visit U.S President Donald Trump arrived for a four-day state visit to Japan, the first official visit of the Reiwa era.       &...
2019-05-26, 19:00

At least 1 dead, 19 injured in Japan bus stop stabbing attack Thirteen children are among the victims in a morning stabbing attack at a bus stop near Tokyo, Japanese authorities and media said.   ...
2019-05-28, 07:00

If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies ...
2019-05-21, 21:13

US briefing: Japan stabbing, EU elections and Mount Everest Tuesday’s top story: Two dead in knife attack on children near Tokyo. Plus, why conservatism is not as powerful as it seemsSubscribe now to receive t...
2019-05-28, 17:00

Anti-groping smartphone app highly popular in Japan  A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trai...
2019-05-22, 19:26

The Latest: Trump heads back to US after visit to Japan TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 1:08 p.m. President Donald Trump is on his way back to th...
2019-05-28, 09:39

Iran’s top diplomat unimpressed with Japan mediation offer TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister appears unimpressed with Japan’s offer to mediate in a crisis between Tehran and Washington, ...
2019-05-28, 09:39

Japan's new emperor welcomes Trump to Imperial Palace Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako have welcomed their first foreign dignitary to the Imperial Palace. US President Donald Trump will attend a state...
2019-05-27, 08:39

| WATCH: Police on guard after mass stabbing in Japan Japanese firemen and police forensic experts gather at the site where two people, including a child, were feared dead in a mass stabbing attack that ...
2019-05-28, 08:39

Japan Stabbing Leaves One Schoolgirl Dead and 16 More Injured A man carried out the attack before fatally slashing himself in the neck. NHK, Japan’s public broadcaster, said two adults were stabbed alongside the...
2019-05-28, 10:39

Iran's top diplomat unimpressed with Japan mediation offer Iran's foreign minister appears unimpressed with Japan's offer to mediate in a crisis between Tehran and Washington, and says President Donald Trump ...
2019-05-28, 10:52

Japan PM Abe says determined to show world strong alliance with U.S. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump will discuss North Korea, U.S.-Japan economic issues and next month's Group of 20 summit, t...
2019-05-27, 05:52

Knife attack at Japan bus stop wounds 19, kills at least 1 A man wielding a knife attacked commuters waiting at a bus stop just outside Tokyo during Tuesday morning’s rush hour, killing as many as two people ...
2019-05-28, 11:26

Two killed including girl, 12, in Japan stabbing spree Two people, including a 12-year-old girl, were killed and 16 other children hurt in a stabbing spree in Japan on Tuesday -- a rare act of public viol...
2019-05-28, 13:13

Knife-wielding man attacks schoolgirls in Japan, killing 2 Most of the victims were schoolgirls who were lined up at a bus stop near Noborito Park in the city of Kawasaki when a man in his 50s began slashing ...
2019-05-28, 14:52

Sources: Pitcher skips MLB draft for Japan deal Carter Stewart is in agreement with a Japanese team on a deal that could set a new precedent for young prospects looking to make more money early in ...
2019-05-22, 05:39

Attacker identified as Japan mourns stabbing victims Japanese authorities have named 51-year-old Ryuichi Iwasaki as the attacker who stabbed two people to death in a rare act of public violence in Japan...
2019-05-29, 10:39

Trump’s trophy day of sumo, golf and cheeseburgers in Japan President Donald Trump has presented a special U.S.-made trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament in Tokyo as he got a taste of one of Japan’s most ...
2019-05-26, 14:39

Trump watches 'incredible' sumo wrestling in Japan U.S. President Donald Trump, on a four-day visit to Japan, spent what he said was "an incredible evening" watching the Japanese national sport of sum...
2019-05-26, 14:52

Trump says expects to get trade gap with Japan fixed fast U.S. President Donald Trump kept up pressure on Japan to cut its trade surplus with America, saying ahead of a summit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ...
2019-05-27, 05:52

Trump awards ‘President’s Cup’ at sumo match in Japan President Trump is accustomed to congratulating sports stars in the United States. But no president before him has ever presented a championship trop...
2019-05-26, 14:13

Trump, Japan’s PM bond on golf course during state visit Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seems to know how to appeal to President Trump as he tries to ease trade tensions between Japan and the U.S. – inc...
2019-05-26, 14:13

In Kikuchi vs. Ohtani, Japan Sees Another Great Rivalry Japanese baseball fans, more than those in North America, tend to focus on specific pitcher-batter showdowns. Yusei Kikuchi and Shohei Ohtani could o...
2019-05-30, 03:13

Japan just sent a privately-funded rocket into space for the first time ever SpaceX is already a household name around the globe, but there’s no shortage of other startups vying for their slice of the private spaceflight...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Tiger to return to Japan at Zozo Championship in October "Tiger Woods will return to Japan for the first time since 2006 to compete in the inaugural Zozo Championship in October, the Masters champion said o...
2019-05-21, 15:01

Japan's samurai swordsmiths cling to a centuries-old craft At Fusahiro Shimojima's workshop, in the industrial city of Saitama, fires rage in small pits and an earthen floor absorbs the din of hammering. The ...
2019-05-21, 14:39

Deadly knife attack on schoolgirls startles Japan In a country considered among the safest in the world, a deadly knife attack near Tokyo on a group of schoolgirls has shocked Japanese parents and of...
2019-05-29, 17:52

Infiniti moves HQ back to Japan as restructuring continues The announcement comes seven years after Infiniti set up shop in Hong Kong in a bid to establish itself as an international brand and build inroads i...
2019-05-29, 12:39

Japan stabbing attack: Several killed, children among injured At least three people, including a child, are feared dead in a mass stabbing attack in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo. A suspect was detained at the scene....
2019-05-28, 04:26

In Japan, Trump Defends Kim Jong Un and Attacks ‘Low IQ’ Joe ‘Bidan’ As his constituents back home headed into a long Memorial Day weekend, Donald Trump continued his track record of embarrassing himself on the world s...
2019-05-26, 18:52

Trump, in Japan, says Tokyo has ‘substantial’ trade advantage over US President Trump, in his first day of a four-day visit to Japan, said in Tokyo on Saturday that the country has a “substantial” trade over the U.S. --...
2019-05-26, 05:52

Father arrested in Japan for using stun gun to discipline children A Japanese man was arrested on Wednesday for using a stun gun to discipline his three children, police said, the latest in a series of child-abuse ca...
2019-05-29, 10:52

Tokyo Olympics end 1st ticketing phase for Japan residents TOKYO (AP) — Olympic organizers say millions of Japan residents have shown interest in buying tickets for next year’s Tokyo 2020 Games. Organiz...
2019-05-29, 12:13

One schoolgirl killed, 12 injured in stabbing at Japan bus stop: NHK One young schoolgirl was killed and at least 12 others were injured in a stabbing at a bus stop just outside the Japanese capital, Tokyo, on Tuesday,...
2019-05-28, 05:52

Japan F-35 fighter crash: Pilot suffered 'spatial disorientation' The sudden crash of a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter into the Pacific Ocean in April this year was likely caused by the "spatial disorientation" of it...
2019-06-10, 17:52

Trump Japan visit to focus on personal ties, not substance President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan is to focus on personal ties with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rather than substantive results on trade, securit...
2019-05-24, 09:52

Japan's Aso says US-China trade uncertainty could hurt market confidence Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Saturday that uncertainty over U.S.-China trade friction, if not resolved early enough, could hurt market ...
2019-06-08, 13:00

One schoolgirl killed and 12 people injured in Japan bus stop stabbing One young schoolgirl was killed and at least 12 others were injured in a stabbing at a bus stop just outside the Japanese capital, Tokyo, on Tuesday,...
2019-05-28, 05:26

From Japan, Trump doubles down on Biden criticism and embrace of Kim Jong Un President Donald Trump doubled down on his support for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's scathing view of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Mon...
2019-05-27, 11:52

Trump’s Japan visit to focus on personal ties, not substance TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump’s Japan visit starting this weekend is to focus on personal ties with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rather than...
2019-05-24, 09:39

Trump's Japan visit: Shinzo Abe's calculated pampering of a president Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to indulge US President Donald Trump with lavish gestures of friendship in order to avoid concessions on tra...
2019-05-24, 18:26

G-20 talks trade, finance as Japan readies for Osaka summit FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Trade and economy ministers of the Group of 20 major economies are meeting in Japan to discuss ways to reorder trade rules and ...
2019-06-09, 06:26

The Latest: Japan Foreign Ministry condemns attack on tanker Japanese Foreign Ministry press secretary Takeshi Osuga has condemned Thursday’s attacks on a Japanese-operated tanker near the Strait of Hormuz, cal...
2019-06-14, 16:26

Trump hopeful about trade deal with Japan; host not as optimistic President Donald Trump is hopeful about a trade agreement with Japan by August though his host at the summit in Tokyo, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is ...
2019-05-27, 19:39

Japan welcomes Trump with a charm campaign, golf and sumo Japan is ready to roll out the newest phase of its charm offensive targeting President Donald Trump as it welcomes him on a state visit tailor-made t...
2019-05-25, 07:39

With Trump’s Visit to Japan, Empress Masako Finds a Spotlight Supporters of Masako, a multilingual former diplomat, see a chance for her to come into her own after spending years trapped by her role as the wife ...
2019-05-27, 17:39

A Knife Attack in Japan Leaves 19 Wounded, One Believed Dead Authorities say one person is dead among at least 19 people — most of them children — who were injured in a knife attack in a residential...
2019-05-28, 05:00

McDonald's Japan Fined For Its Fake Roast Beef Burgers Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency has fined McDonald’s after breaking the law and misrepresenting the Tokyo Roast Beef Burger sold in summer 2017. Acco...
2019-05-24, 14:00

Trump, Japan’s Abe At Odds Over North Korea Missile Tests TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday he is not “personally” bothered by recent short-range North Korean missile tests and doesn’t believe ...
2019-05-27, 17:39

The Latest: Trump meets troops in Alaska en route to Japan WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Japan (all times local): 8:15 p.m. President Donald Trump has greeted U.S. tro...
2019-05-25, 02:52

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its IT, telecom sectors Japan's government said on Monday that high-tech industries will be added to a list of businesses for which foreign ownership of Japanese firms is re...
2019-05-27, 10:39

Donald Trump welcomes Japan's offer of mediation with Iran President acknowledges Shinzo Abe’s close links to Tehran and says US ‘would like to talk’ Donald Trump has said he would support Shinzo Abe’s effort...
2019-05-27, 10:13

Fortress Becomes Japan's Biggest Private Apartment Landlord With $1 Billion Bet Fortress Investment Group is buying dated units on the outskirts of big Japanese cities—and in the process it has become the largest private owner of...
2019-06-18, 17:13

Japan's Hawks confirm ground-breaking Stewart signing Nippon Professional Baseball side Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks confirmed on Saturday they had signed 19-year-old American pitcher Carter Stewart in a move ...
2019-05-25, 20:26

Japan telcos pull back sale of new Huawei smartphones Citing consumer safety concerns and uncertainty over Google's Android support, SoftBank and KDDI have delayed the sale of new handsets from the Chine...
2019-05-22, 18:01

Japan to restrict foreign students after school lost track of 1,600 The Japanese government said Tuesday it's imposing new restrictions for foreign students, after it lost track of more than 1,600 who were in the coun...
2019-06-11, 19:13

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang – a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...
2019-05-25, 22:00

'On your mark, get set, roll': Japan's office chair racing – video Dozens of people in Japan have taken part in a race on office chairs - a competition which was inspired by Formula One and Le Mans.The contest, which...
2019-06-12, 00:00

Japan’s PM warns ‘accidental conflict’ is possible amid U.S., Iran tension Abe’s trip is the highest-level effort yet to de-escalate the crisis as Tehran appears poised to break the 2015 nuclear deal it struck with world pow...
2019-06-13, 06:26

Japan's Shinzo Abe In Tehran Mission To Ease Iran-US Tensions Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected in Tehran on Wednesday for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic repub...
2019-06-12, 12:26

Trump's Japan Visit: Golf, Burgers and a Provocative Tweet Just moments before departing his Tokyo hotel for a round of golf with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the president wrote on Twitter that he is n...
2019-05-26, 14:00

In Japan, Trump says he's unfazed by North Korea missile launches Ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump has dismissed recent missile tests in nearby North Korea. He later...
2019-05-26, 08:52

Trump fetes sumo champ in Japan before grappling with trade Visit to sumo wrestling’s spiritual home followed by golf and burgers as Abe tries to keep president on sideOn one side of the sumo ring stood a tall...
2019-05-26, 19:26

Donald Trump arrives in Japan to cement 'powerful' ties US President Trump has touched down in Tokyo, kicking off a four-day visit to the Far East. Trade will be the main focus of the trip, but sports and ...
2019-05-25, 18:26

Asia markets mixed; Trump is in Japan for a state visit Stocks in Asia were were mixed in Monday morning trade as investors watched for developments from U.S. President Donald Trump's state visit to J...
2019-05-27, 03:00

Iran Leader Says Has No Intention To Make Or Use Nuclear Weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese ...
2019-06-14, 02:39

Trump arrives in Japan for state visit, will meet PM Abe, new emperor President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived in Japan for a visit that will make him the first world leader to meet the country’...
2019-05-25, 12:39

Donald Trump Arrives In Japan At Start Of State Visit US President Donald Trump arrived in Japan Saturday for a four-day trip likely to be dominated by warm words and friendly images, but relatively ligh...
2019-05-25, 13:52

Japan begin World Cup campaign with goalless draw against Argentina Japan's quest to reach a third consecutive women's World Cup final began with a dull goalless draw as Argentina claimed their first-ever point at the...
2019-06-11, 04:52

Kento Momota Stunned As China Win Sudirman Cup With Japan Whitewash Japan have never won the badminton world mixed-team championship and their search goes on after they were well beaten 3-0 in the Chinese city of Nann...
2019-05-26, 13:26

Japan held to goalless draw by Argentina at Women’s World Cup Argentina held former champion Japan to a 0-0 draw Monday to earn its first ever point in the Women’s World Cup.Argentina lost its previous six World...
2019-06-11, 06:13

President Trump Becomes the First World Leader to Meet Japan’s New Emperor (TOKYO) — Under a blazing hot sun at Japan’s Imperial Palace, President Donald Trump on Monday became the first world leader to meet the ...
2019-05-27, 05:39

Japan's prime minister set to meet with Iran's Rouhani this week Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on a visit this week that aims at easi...
2019-06-11, 08:39

Expect a US-Japan trade deal in 6 to 9 months, says former USTR official The U.S. and Japan will likely reach a trade settlement in the next six to nine months that will "give each side something to claim credit for," says...
2019-05-27, 04:52

Donald Trump Becomes First Foreign Leader To Meet Japan's New Emperor Donald Trump on Monday became the first foreign leader to meet with Japan's newly enthroned Emperor Naruhito -- an honour Prime Minister Shinzo Abe h...
2019-05-27, 04:39

Japan, Qatar and the history of guest teams at the Copa América USA, Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras and Jamaica have all made up the numbers at the Copa AméricaBy Aidan Williams for These Football TimesThe 46th edit...
2019-06-12, 19:39

Trade war clouds outlook as finance chiefs meet in Japan FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Japan this weekend will try as usual to make headway on longstanding is...
2019-06-07, 16:26

Carter Stewart, top MLB prospect, bolts to Japan after Braves fight Going to Japan a year after being picked in the top 10 of the draft usually can’t be construed as a victory. Carter Stewart is bucking the norm...
2019-05-21, 22:00

Japan finmin: No comment on Trump's new tariff plan on Mexico Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday declined to comment on U.S. President Donald Trump's remark that the United States would impose new tari...
2019-05-31, 03:39

Japan, US to hold working-level trade talks June 10-11 Japan and the United States will hold working-level talks on trade in the United States on June 10-11, Japan's economy minister said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 06:13

China Faces New Competition As India, Japan Eye Sri Lanka Port India, Japan and Sri Lanka are weighing the development of a terminal at the bustling port of Colombo in a country that's seen ongoing political cont...
2019-05-28, 10:39

Japan's sumo fans welcome Trump Trophy but wish he'd sit cross-legged U.S. President Donald Trump can expect a warm welcome from the sumo wrestling community when he presents a custom-made "Trump Award" to the winner of...
2019-05-22, 10:13

Chile begins Copa America title defense with win over Japan SAO PAULO (AP) — Two-time defending champion Chile opened its Copa America campaign with a 4-0 win over guest Japan on Monday, with Eduardo Vargas sc...
2019-06-18, 06:26

Popular anti-groping app in Japan yells ‘Stop!’ at harassers TOKYO — A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-ho...
2019-05-22, 17:13

Japan 'pet cafe' boom raises concerns about animal welfare A love of "cute" creatures, a need to release stress and a shortage of space for pets at home mean that Japan's pet cafes are doing a roaring trade –...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Mt. Gox head Karpeles plans new Japan bitcoin tech business TOKYO (AP) — Mark Karpeles, arrested in Japan after his bitcoin exchange collapsed from massive hacking, is starting a new business around the same c...
2019-06-05, 08:13

Modern Monetary Theory’s Reluctant Poster Child: Japan Despite its huge debt, the country remains an economic powerhouse. Some say it provides a model for the United States, but its leaders disavow the id...
2019-06-05, 09:52

Knife-wielding man slashes schoolgirls at bus stop in Japan, killing two A knife-wielding man slashed at a group of schoolgirls at a bus stop in Japan on Tuesday, killing one girl and an adult who may have been the father ...
2019-05-28, 13:39

Japan's Abe in hot seat after pension report highlights an 'inconvenient truth' Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faced stiff opposition criticism on Wednesday after a report warned that many retirees won't be able to live on pe...
2019-06-19, 10:39

Japan's health minister insists high heels are 'necessary and appropriate' in the workplace Japan’s health minister claims that workplaces that require women to wear high heel shoes are “necessary and appropriate” amid a petition with nearly...
2019-06-05, 23:52

Tourist ‘sand graffiti’ is trashing pristine dunes in Japan Tourists are making like Banksy at the beach. Japan’s only large sand dune network is increasingly being vandalized with “sand graffiti,&...
2019-05-22, 00:01

Phil Neville will not rest England players against Japan in World Cup • Manager not interested in easier path for runners-up• ‘I’m going to play my best team … I want to finish top’Phil Neville will resist the temptatio...
2019-06-19, 02:26

Bangladeshi leader visits Japan to talk economy, partnership TOKYO (AP) — Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is wooing Japan for aid, trade and investment in a visit that highlights cordial relations with...
2019-05-29, 05:00

Huge earthquake strikes Japan, triggers tsunami warning A massive earthquake struck northwestern Japan — prompting officials to issue a warning of a tsunami that could reach heights of more than thre...
2019-06-18, 19:26

Japan's Tantalizing Bank Dividends Mask a World of Trouble The path to perdition is long for these banks, and while the ultimate ending might be unpleasant, there are opportunities for hope to be rekindled al...
2019-05-21, 20:26

Tesla opens Model 3 orders in Australia, Japan and a few other places Tesla is finally accepting Model 3 orders from buyers in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Ireland and Macau. It's been a long wait for ...
2019-05-31, 08:26

Russia's Putin, Japan's Abe to hold summit meet on June 29 Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold a summit meeting on June 29, when Putin visits Japan for a meeting ...
2019-05-31, 07:52

Donald Trump speaks to U.S. troops to conclude 4-day Japan visit President Donald Trump left Tokyo Tuesday afternoon after a four-day state visit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, making foreign and domestic...
2019-05-28, 16:52

Japan says Russia supports its plan to help ease U.S.-Iran tensions Russia expressed support for Japan's intention to play a role in helping ease tensions between Iran and the United States, an official in Tokyo said ...
2019-05-30, 18:13

Japan police arrest 7 Chinese in mass drug smuggling TOKYO (AP) — Japanese authorities have arrested seven Chinese men on suspicion of smuggling what was believed to be a record amount of stimulants by ...
2019-06-05, 11:13

Japan fashion magnate raises over $8 million at Sotheby's auction Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York on Thursday night, providing funds to the...
2019-05-21, 17:39

Japan’s Recluses Already Faced Stigma. Then Came 2 Shocking Acts of Violence. Experts worry that a new wave of fearmongering will leave the recluses known as hikikomori even more vilified and painted falsely as prone to heinous...
2019-06-06, 12:52

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in U.K., Japan as Partners Curb Business Chip designer Arm is suspending business with Huawei and major mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. are holding off on new Huawei phones in th...
2019-05-22, 19:39

Trump ends Japan trip with Memorial Day speech to soldiers U.S. President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces...
2019-05-28, 06:39

Japan Intervenes in U.S.-Iran Dispute With Planned Abe Visit to Tehran Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will attempt to mediate the dispute between the U.S. and Iran over Tehran’s nuclear program, a rare international dip...
2019-06-06, 15:52

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce US forces in Asia and beyond The U.S. president's comments followed his inspection of Japan's largest warship, the Kaga, a helicopter carrier designed to carry submarin...
2019-05-28, 07:13

Japan stabbing: two dead and 15 injured in attack on children in Kawasaki Young children were waiting for school bus when they were attacked by a man, witnesses sayTwo people have died and 16 others, including more than a d...
2019-05-28, 09:13

Lucy Bronze hails a ‘more prepared’ England before showdown with Japan The defender was ill during her side’s agonising extra-time defeat in the last World Cup but believes they are better equipped to overcome their oppo...
2019-06-17, 00:13

Japan plans carbon emission cuts, more nuclear energy TOKYO (AP) — Japan is calling for further efforts to cut carbon emissions by promoting renewables but also nuclear energy despite the 2011 Fukushima ...
2019-06-07, 06:52

Japan's Nikkei slips on fear of escalating U.S.-China tensions Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, as concerns about escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms ...
2019-05-24, 07:26

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their milita...
2019-05-23, 16:13

Japan's gentleman equestrian at heart of Olympics corruption probe Surrounded by reporters in March, Tsunekazu Takeda, teary-eyed and blinking as cameras flashed around him, explained his decision to step down as Jap...
2019-06-20, 04:52

Japan Display gets debt relief, says consortium to formalize bailout Japan Display Inc said on Thursday a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium will formalize its decision to invest in it by June 14, after client Apple Inc agre...
2019-05-30, 12:13

Japan's Hayabusa 2 may finally kick-start the asteroid mining era The turn of the decade saw a huge surge of interest in asteroid mining, but now this would-be industry has flopped. Can a tiny Japanese probe revive ...
2019-05-21, 17:13

Japan Rolled Out the Red Carpet. Trump Veered Off Into Personal Fixations. In Japan, President Trump acted like a man who could never be fully present, defining his trip more by a focus on politics at home than diplomacy abr...
2019-05-28, 07:52

Japan Police Official Stabbed In Possible Targeted Attack: Report A Japanese police officer was stabbed several times in the chest with a kitchen knife and his loaded handgun stolen while on patrol on Sunday morning...
2019-06-16, 07:26

The Navy Hid the USS John S. McCain So Trump Wouldn’t See It in Japan: Reports President Donald Trump was in Japan on a state visit this week. While there, he did the usual Japan stuff—hit up a sumo tournament, pal around with a...
2019-05-30, 12:39

US, Japan, South Korea Start 'First-Of-Its-Kind' Naval Drill The "Pacific Vanguard" drill brings together more than 3,000 sailors from the four countries to "sharpen skills and strengthen practical cooperation ...
2019-05-23, 11:01

Airbnb touts Japan recovery, bolstered by hotel listings Airbnb Inc on Thursday announced a recovery in short-stay accommodation listings on its Japanese site, which plummeted after regulatory action last y...
2019-06-06, 08:39

Soccer: Relaxed Japan hoping to peak at women's World Cup A fun and relaxed atmosphere prevailed at Japan's training camp on Wednesday as Asako Takakura's team began their final preparations for the women's ...
2019-05-23, 16:13

Trump arrives in Tokyo and digs Japan for 'substantial edge' on trade President says negotiators trying to even out trade imbalanceCNN says staffers dread long trips with Trump on Air Force OneDonald Trump kicked off hi...
2019-05-25, 21:13

Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea Japan's defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese ...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Iranian leader tells Japan's Abe Trump 'not worthy' of a reply to message Iran's supreme leader told Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday that it was pointless to reply to a message he had brought to Tehran from U...
2019-06-13, 22:00

Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a dig...
2019-05-26, 07:39

Macron to discuss Renault-Nissan with Japan's Abe next week: Elysee official French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the situation regarding the alliance between carmakers Renault and Nissan with Japanese Prime Minister ...
2019-06-19, 16:13

Japan auto group 'profoundly disappointed' by Trump's import stance The comments are unusually strong for Japanese industry and reflect growing concern that President Trump may trigger an all-out trade war ahead of U....
2019-05-21, 22:00

Report: Amateur prospect Carter Stewart opts for Japan over MLB draft Draft prospect Carter Stewart is making a unique career decision, foregoing his chance in this June's Major League Baseball draft to play overse...
2019-05-21, 21:26

Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues President Donald Trump has opened a state visit to Japan by needling the country over its trade imbalance with the U.S., teasing “Maybe that’s why yo...
2019-05-25, 16:13

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo...
2019-05-25, 11:52

Tanker attack to be discussed at G20 ministerial meeting: Japan industry minister Japan's industry minister, Hiroshige Seko, said on Friday an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week will be discussed at a meeting of G2...
2019-06-14, 10:26

G20 ministers to discuss oil tanker attacks at meeting in Japan – business live Oil prices volatile after US blames Iran amid sanctions standoffUK businesses urged to step up preparations for no-deal Brexit 11.05am BST A developm...
2019-06-14, 12:26

Crew On Japan Tanker Saw 'Flying Object' Before Attack: Company Head The crew of a Japanese-owned tanker hit in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman saw a "flying object" before a second blast on board, the operator'...
2019-06-14, 14:39

Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing 80 Copies Of Detective Conan Manga In Japan In Mie Prefecture, a 26-year-old man has been arrested for suspected theft after security camera footage showed the man stealing volumes of the Detec...
2019-05-24, 14:00

AP source: Braves draft pick Stewart reaches deal in Japan NEW YORK (AP) — After failing to sign with Atlanta and losing a grievance against the Braves, 19-year-old right-hander Carter Stewart has agreed to a...
2019-05-23, 04:39

Sri Lanka In Talks With India, Japan To Build Terminal At Colombo Port Sri Lanka is in advanced talks with India and Japan to construct a container terminal at the port in Colombo, next to a Chinese terminal built as par...
2019-05-24, 20:26

Apple Supplier Japan Display Loses Key Investor From Bailout Consortium Japan Display on Monday said it has received notice from TPK Holding that the Taiwanese screen maker has decided not to invest a proposed $230 millio...
2019-06-17, 13:39