Yokohama Geolandar M/T G003 Off-Road Tire Review

Yokohama took note and is betting big on these off-roaders with the all-new Geolandar M/T G003 mud terrain tire for light trucks. Although mud terrain tires are extreme, Yokohama claims demand for this type of tire has increased and should continue to ... ( read original story ...)

Starhill Global Reit sells Japan property for $5.1m

It only formed 0.1% of the company's portfolio by asset value. According to OCBC investment research, Starhill Global REIT (SGREIT) recently divested its entire beneficial interests in the Harajuku Secondo Property for a cash consideration of JPY410.2m ($5 ... ( read original story ...)

Nikkei rises on upbeat Japan capex data, dollar’s rise vs yen

TOKYO, June 1 Japan's Nikkei share average started the month with gains on Thursday, buoyed by upbeat news of Japanese companies' growing capital expenditure as well as the dollar's ascent from overnight lows against the yen. The Nikkei was up 1 percent at ... ( read original story ...)

Japan firms’ Q1 capex rises as recovery gathers momentum

Ministry of Finance (MOF) data issued on Thursday showed companies raised ... It follows a preliminary estimate that Japan's economy grew an annualised 2.2 percent on the back of rising global demand. A recent run of indicators points to continued economic ... ( read original story ...)

Japan launches rocket with satellite to build its own GPS

... will form part of a Japanese global positioning system. (Takuto Kaneko/Kyodo News via AP) The more accurate information could be used for both driving and drone deliveries. Japanese media report it also may enhance the country's defense capabilities. ( read original story ...)

Microsoft to bring enterprise cloud services to Japan

TOKYO -- Microsoft Japan will launch a large-scale cloud service in Japan this year that will enable major corporations to run their enterprise systems on the cloud. The software giant will introduce the cloud service it rolled out in May in the U.S ... ( read original story ...)