April 6 MCUBS MidCity Investment Corp : * Says it completes acquisition of Tokyo-based property at 5 billion yen, on April 6 Source text in Japanese: goo.gl/owWVUO Further company coverage: (Beijing Headline News) ( read original story ...)
OSAKA – The city of Osaka has officially recognized a same-sex couple as foster parents, becoming the first municipality in the nation to do so, according to municipal and central government officials. The city government formally recognized two men in ... ( read original story ...)
TOKYO, April 6 Japan's Nikkei share average tumbled to a four-month low on Thursday morning after U.S. shares tumbled overnight on signs the U.S. Federal Reserve may start cutting its king-sized balance sheet earlier than expected. The Nikkei dropped 1.4 ... ( read original story ...)
TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda has emphatically missed his single most important performance indicator, and yet is looking a good bet for a second term - the first in more than half a century - if the 72-year-old can face the strain. ( read original story ...)
"The Pokemon Go effect is huge," he told Japanese news website Dot (in Japanese). "I hope we can continue at this pace with zero suicides." Vicki Skorji, director of Tell Lifeline, a counselling and mental health service for Japan's international community ... ( read original story ...)
"If they qualify for the Olympics it will be the top story. It will be front page. It's very big news in Japan," Nagai said. She has two deadlines a day because of the time change — one file in the morning and a day recap at night. People can't get ... ( read original ...
An employee of a Japanese waste collection facility has handed in Y42.5 million (£300,000) in cash that he found in dumped rubbish, bolstering the nation's reputation for honesty. The 63-year-old worker, who has not been identified, found the cash in the ... ( read original story ...)