Bahrain-Japan meetings held

Tokyo, Dec. 24 (BNA): In activation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Political Consultation on April 11, 2012, during the historical paid by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to Japan, the 4th Meeting for Political Consultations between ... ( read original story ...)

In Pearl Harbor Visit, a Symbol of Reconciliation in Japan

Some Japanese news media suggested that the Pearl Harbor trip could even lift Mr. Abe’s approval ratings and give him the confidence to call an election in January. The Japanese public is also aware of the importance of a symbolic visit to Pearl Harbor ... ( read original story ...)

Britain and Japan sign nuclear energy cooperation agreement

Britain and Japan have signed an agreement that significantly expands cooperation in the nuclear energy sector and paves the way for Japanese companies to construct nuclear plants in the UK. It also covers cooperation in the areas of decommissioning and ... ( read original story ...)

'Smartphone toilet paper' at Tokyo airport

Welcome to Japan' News of the smartphone toilet paper spread rapidly among Facebook users. "Give your smartphone a wipe while you answer the call of nature," commented Roger Chen in Singapore. "What if you're tired and jetlagged and accidentally mix up the ... ( read original story ...)

A realistic view of Japan’s island dispute

and it’s Abe’s task to break the news gently to the Japanese people. During a heated discussion on the web news service DemocraTV, former Lower House lawmaker Hiroshi Kawauchi stated that the government “has never had a solution” to the Northern ... ( read original story ...)

Berkshire Hathaway to bet on earthquake insurance in Japan

TOKYO -- An insurance company under Berkshire Hathaway of the U.S. is considering making a foray into Japan, betting on the potential of the country's earthquake insurance market. Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance plans to operate as a reinsurer ... ( read original story ...)