Japan Inc profits push Nikkei through 20,000

Japan's Nikkei share average has shot through the 20,000-point barrier for the first time since December 2015 after a batch of strong US economic data lifted Wall Street and the US currency against the yen. The Nikkei swept through 20,000 in early ... ( read original story ...)

Japan drinks to craft beer revival

often for tourist souvenirs," Iwamoto said during a recent interview with the Nikkei Asian Review at his brewery in Atsugi, southwest of Tokyo. At its peak in 1997, 117 microbreweries opened in a single year in Japan, according to Kita Sangyo, a bottling ... ( read original story ...)

Bosch Japan uses internship program in Vietnam to attract talent

According to a survey on major Japanese companies' recruiting plans for spring 2018 conducted by The Nikkei in April, expectations to hire new science graduates jumped 14.0% from the previous year, much higher than a 5.6% increase for liberal arts graduates. ( read original story ...)

Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from N. Korea

A town in western Japan conducted an evacuation drill Sunday amid rising fear that a North Korean ballistic missile could hit Japanese soil. More than 280 residents and schoolchildren from Abu, a small town with a population of just over 3,400 on Japan's ... ( read original story ...)