Japan raised its emergency alert level to the maximum five and urged residents to evacuate after a volcanic eruption. Sakurajima on western island Kyushu erupted at about 8.05pm local time today ... ( read original story ...)
Min Aung Hlaing on Thursday met with a sitting Japanese lawmaker for first time since the military took control of the Southeast Asian nation in February 2021. Hiromichi Watanabe is a member of ... ( read original story ...)
Tokyo could become a global leader in green “transition” finance that helps heavy carbon-emitters reduce their footprint, according to an executive at a public-private partnership charged with ...
Shares in the Asia-Pacific were mixed on Friday following strong gains in the previous session as investors digested the U.S. inflation report. ( read original story ...)
The world’s third-largest economy is finally set to return to its pre-pandemic size, a result that’s nonetheless unlikely to sway Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda from his commitment to policy ... ( read original story ...)
Former Bank of Japan official Masanobu Ogura tried on a “pregnancy belly” for two days after being chosen to replace female minister Seiko Noda as the cabinet head in charge of tackling the country’s ... ( read original story ...)
Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi on Aug. 22 suddenly declared that the port city will seek to host a casino-based resort that the central government plans to permit in up to three locations. ( read original story ...)
In the 150 years since American educator Horace Wilson began teaching his students in Tokyo about baseball in 1872, the game's meanin ... ( read original story ...)
That’s a test of governments’ power to apply existing enforcement tools in the crypto ecosystem. At the same time, the sanctions are exposing a deep rift within the crypto world between believers in ...
BlackRock has announced the launch of a spot bitcoin private trust, deepening a push into digital assets as the crypto industry is recovering from the fallout of a credit crisis. The world’s largest ...
Until Aug. 21, Lego and Japan Railways East are collaborating to mark the 90th anniversary of the Lego Group and 150th anniversary of the first rail line in Japan, which connected Shimbashi in Tokyo ... ( read original story ...)
The menu offers a choice of burgers, steaks and other barbecue selections. I went straight for the black Wagyu brisket with two side dishes. My wife had the grilled chicken, and my son sampled chicken ... ( read original story ...)
An unregulated cryptocurrency cross-chain bridge used to transfer the value between blockchains facilitated the laundering of at least $540 million in proceeds for lawbreakers, according to a new ...
JAL, Mitsubishi Estate and Kanematsu will join Tokyo Metropolitan Government-led ‘flying car’ project toward pilot operation in 2024. JAL will demonstrate taking-off and landing operations and seek ... ( read original story ...)
Japanese officials believe the same dolphin is responsible for at least six related attacks so far this summer. While dolphins are not usually aggressive to humans, hostility towards swimmers is not ... ( read original story ...)
FuelFest, a festival that features rare cars from around the world and founded by the brother of late actor Paul Walker, drew 30,000 people this year in Shizuoka, Japan, organizers announced Thursday. ( read original story ...)