Tokyo stocks turn lower on yen’s rise

Stocks fell back on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday ... Airline ANA met with selling after announcing a plan to hold a news conference later on Thursday over an important management issue, which later turned out to be a change of its president. ( read original story ...)

Japan dreams

MANILA/TOKYO Beside a table with a teapot, teacups and chopsticks, Rovie Ebanculla vacuums a tatami mat while another female colleague cleans a high-tech toilet, the kind that can be found in many Japanese homes. The women are in the Philippines ... ( read original story ...)

US, Japan, South Korea foreign ministers to affirm alliance

TOKYO -- The U.S., Japan and South Korea will reaffirm their three-way partnership as a cornerstone of East Asian diplomacy when the three nations' top diplomats meet on the sidelines of a G-20 foreign ministers' meeting this week. The three countries and ... ( read original story ...)

Yokohama Partners with Spartan Race

New partnership will put the GEOLANDAR line of tires in the spotlight. Yokohama has signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement and is now the “Official Tire of the U.S. Spartan Race,” an exclusive branding designation at select obstacle course races ... ( read original story ...)

Osaka 2025 expo construction costs estimated at ¥124.7 billion

Costs to build facilities for the envisaged 2025 Osaka World Exposition are estimated at ¥124.7 billion, Japan’s industry ministry told a panel of experts on Wednesday. The ministry came up with the lower cost estimate than the ¥130 billion calculated ... ( read original story ...)