Japanese PM Abe celebrates anniversary of Japan–China ties

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a ceremony marking the anniversary of diplomatic ties between Japan and China as well as China’s national day, in a display of his intent to improve delicate relations between the Asian neighbors. Abe was the ... ( read original story ...)

Matchmaking event in Japan requires participants to wear masks

While matchmaking apps like Tinder have jumped in popularity in recent years, Japan is one place which still holds face-to-face matchmaking sessions for interested parties. Such matchmaking sessions are more commonly known as “gokon” which is a ... ( read original story ...)

Ice in space might flow like honey and bubble like champagne

Shogo Tachibana of Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan, and colleagues combined water ... Key sugar for life could have formed in space. Science News. Vol. 189, April 30, 2016, p. 18. C. Crockett. Cyanides around young star signal complex organic ... ( read original story ...)

Japan’s Ibex Airlines ends CRJ-200 operations

As it stands, J-Air (JLJ, Nagoya Komaki) is the last remaining operator of the type in Japan although it has already indicated it will retire its remaining CRJ-200s by the start of the second quarter of 2018. To access our news database including full ... ( read original story ...)

Japan’s snap election: what is behind Abe’s move?

That gentleman is also the leader of the Osaka branch of Nippon Kaigi - a reactionary ... as reported by the Japanese Finance Ministry. As the scandal unfolded, local officials became keener to talk, and soon Abe’s personal involvement in Moritomo ... ( read original story ...)