Yokohama Hires “Tire Tailors”

Artisans transform Yokohama tires into a range of interesting products. Yokohama Tire is celebrating the company’s 100th anniversary by demonstrating how Yokohama performance can enhance even non-tire items such as a surfboard, saddle and racing shoes. ( read original story ...)

ReNew Power plans IPO to raise up to $600 million

NEW DELHI: India's largest clean energy producer ReNew Power is planning an initial public offering (IPO) of shares to raise up to $600 million after it closed the latest round of funding from Japan's JERA, a joint venture between Tokyo Electric Co. and ... ( read original story ...)

Starbucks Japan Is Serving a Cherry Pie Frappuccino

Cherry blossom season is one of Japan’s most celebrated annual events, with trees in bloom and sakura flavor popping up in everything from Kit Kats to Krispy Kreme. This year, Starbucks Japan is celebrating the fruits of those blossoms in a uniquely ... ( read original story ...)

Japan and U.S. aren't discussing Westinghouse situation: Seko

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese trade minister Hiroshige Seko said on Friday it was not true that Japan and the United States were discussing the situation surrounding Toshiba Corp's (6502.T) troubled U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. A U.S. official ... ( read original story ...)

Best onsen retreats in Osaka

Meeting planners can include a “spa day” as visits to onsen resorts are viable day-trip incentives from Osaka. Arima Onsen is one of the oldest onsen (hot spring) towns in Japan, founded 1,300 years ago. Located in a mountain setting, it’s just 45 ... ( read original story ...)

Japan's ANA to lease four Boeing 737-800s as MRJ delays continue

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's ANA Holdings Inc (:9202.T), will lease four Boeing (NYSE:BA - News) 737-800 aircraft while it awaits delayed deliveries of the country's first commercial aircraft in 50 years, the 90-seat Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ), a senior ... ( read original story ...)