Japan Airlines tightens alcohol rules for pilots

Japan Airlines will introduce a new breathalyser system at overseas airports after one of its pilots was arrested at Heathrow Airport for being drunk. Katsutoshi Jitsukawa was arrested last month afte... ( read original story ...)

Japan Post weighs cuts to next-day delivery

TOKYO -- Japan Post is considering reducing next-day delivery of standard mail to lighten the load on post offices facing shortages of employees to handle late-night sorting. The postal service ... ( read original story ...)

Nikkei slides amid mixed trading by Asian markets

But the declines were generally less than 0.5%, including in Japan, where the Nikkei fell nearly 1% in the opening minutes of trade. The Nikkei NIK, -0.54% was last down 0.4%, with electronics and fin... ( read original story ...)

Nikkei hit by selling in banks, Apple suppliers

TOKYO, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei fell on Thursday, with banking stocks sliding after disappointing earnings forecasts and losses in U.S. financial shares. Selling in large market cap stocks su... ( read original story ...)