Tech-savvy farmers a new hope for Japan’s shrinking sector

YAMAMOTO-CHO, Japan: A new breed of younger, business- and tech-savvy farmers are transforming Japan's shrinking agriculture sector with cutting edge techniques and marketing strategies, giving new hope to an industry in slow decline. Hiroki Iwasa ... ( read original story ...)

Japanese remain loyal to past business

Though Japanese investors do not regard Slovakia as a separate primary market for their business on the European continent, major companies remain and others are on their way. Despite the changes in the investors’ names, the main focus and the structure ... ( read original story ...)

Tokyo futures steady ahead of long weekend in Japan

TOKYO, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Benchmark TOCOM rubber futures were steady on Thursday, after hitting a 2-week high earlier in the session, with investors on the sidelines ahead of a long holiday weekend in Japan. Japanese financial markets will be closed on ... ( read original story ...)

Japan ready to protect Guam, defense minister says

In March, Onodera led a study that resulted in recommendations for boosting Japan’s missile response capability, the Australian reported. His department also recently issued a 532-page report on proposed defense initiatives, the news site said. ( read original story ...)