Bobby Ray Parks Jr. helped the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins complete back-to-back victories over Sunrockers Shibuya, 105-67, in the 2022-23 B.League season on Saturday at Dolphins ... ( read original story ...)
New Year 2023 travel alert: Japan’s Yokohama introduces Ramen Museum
Ramen noodles were invented as a fusion meal between Japan and China after Japan became an open economy in 1859. There is a strong bond between ramen and Yokohama and ahead of New Year 2023, Yokohama ... ( read original story ...)
Japan: Yokohama introduces ramen museum
This is a famous Ramen Museum in Japan’s Yokohama city. Established in the year 1994, it exhibits the history and evolution of Ramen. Ramen noodles have always played an important role in boosting ... ( read original story ...)
Health ministry confirms 11,189 new COVID-19 cases in Tokyo on Saturday
Japan's health ministry says it confirmed 11,189 new cases of the coronavirus in Tokyo on Saturday, down 7,540 from a week ago. ( read original story ...)
FTX’s Japanese users will be able to start withdrawing funds from February
FTX Japan says it is developing a system to resume withdrawals through the website of Liquid Japan, a crypto exchange it acquired earlier this year.
Bank of Japan may raise inflation forecasts to near 2% target, report says
The BOJ is considering raising its inflation forecasts in January to show price growth close to its 2% target in fiscal 2023 and 2024, Nikkei reported.
Man fatally stabbed by acquaintance after drinking session in Osaka
A 55-year-old man died after being stabbed by another man with whom he had been drinking in Osaka early Saturday. According to police, the victim, Hiroyuki Niita, had been drinking at a bar in Hirano ... ( read original story ...)
China tech talent eager to work in Japan, Tokyo entrepreneur says
With China continuing to crack down on internet-based businesses, one Japan-based entrepreneur sees a golden opportunity to recruit Chinese tech engineers frustrated by dimming prospects at home. Luo ... ( read original story ...)
A family who was headed to Tokyo to visit Disney and celebrate their son’s 21st birthday is ‘devastated’ and out $7,000 after Southwest cancelled their flight
Jade Rodriguez said they missed their Japan flight after a Southwest cancellation: "Had we just been notified sooner, we would've driven and made it." ... ( read original story ...)
Japan’s Nikkei Stock Index Drops 9% in 2022 for 1st Yearly Fall in 4 Years
The benchmark Nikkei stock index finished the year down 9.4 percent on Friday, its first yearly fall in four years, as the result of aggressive monetary tightening by central banks offset the impact ...
Blood found on clothing owned by suspect in deaths of 3 near Tokyo
Traces of blood have been detected on clothing confiscated from the home of the suspect in the deaths of three people found ( read original story ...)
Troops join search for missing in northern Japan landslide
A landslide has destroyed about a dozen homes in northern Japan, leaving at least two people missing, and troops are on their way to help in the rescue ... ( read original story ...)
Japan offering families $7,600 per child to move out of Tokyo
Japan is offering families 1 million yen (approximately $7,627) per child to move out of Tokyo in hopes of reducing overcrowding. With a population of 125.7 million, 28 percent of Japan's population ... ( read original story ...)
Japanese blockchain developer EarlyWorks files for $16M US IPO
Japanese blockchain developer EarlyWorks (ELWS) has filed for a $16M US initial public offering. EarlyWorks didn't specify in its filing the number or price of the American Depositary Shares it ...
Uncertainty over Bank of Japan casts a shadow over markets
Lack of clarity on the successor to governor Haruhiko Kuroda adds to questions over yield control policy change ...
Japan tests all China arrivals for COVID as cases surge
Japan has started requiring COVID-19 tests for all passengers arriving from China as an emergency measure against surging infections there. Japan is facing rising case numbers and record-level deaths. ( read original story ...)