Yokohama Is Celebrating 100 Years in Business in 2017

Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. (YRC) opened for business with one facility and began producing rubber-based products such as belts, hoses and tires in 1917. One hundred years later, Yokohama has evolved into a major $6 billion global brand, manufacturing ... ( read original story ...)

Tokyo 2020 seen having $284 bn economic impact

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are expected to give an overall 32.3 trillion yen ($284 billion) boost to the Japanese economy, according to the Tokyo city government. Euphoria surrounded the award of the Games to Tokyo in 2013 but scandals and cost overruns have ... ( read original story ...)

Nikkei edges down, N.Korea tensions deter investors

TOKYO, March 7 Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Tuesday morning, following Wall Street's lead, with investors deterred by geopolitical tensions after the North Korean missile tests, though the dollar-yen stayed in a well-worn range. The Nikkei ... ( read original story ...)