Photos show Japanese whaling off Antarctica, group says

Australia has sharply criticised Japan after photos emerged allegedly showing it had resumed whaling off Antarctica. Anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd released the images, which it said showed a dead minke whale on a Japanese vessel on Sunday. It comes two ... ( read original story ...)

Japan, Indonesia agree to boost maritime ties

which is majority owned by Japan's Inpex. Inpex had proposed a plan to develop the project offshore, but Indonesia said last year the project will be developed onshore instead. Nikkei staff writers Jun Suzuki and Bobby Nugroho in Bogor contributed to this ... ( read original story ...)

Does Japan's leader spend too much time in parliament?

A Nikkei survey found that over the past six years, Abe and his predecessors participated in parliament an average of over 90 days a year. Japan Akademeia, a research organization, reports that Britain's prime minister attended parliamentary sessions on 36 ... ( read original story ...)

Nikkei slips as Trump trade fades, steelmakers lead losses

TOKYO, Jan 16 Japan's Nikkei share average slipped on Monday as investors locked in gains, bracing for more detail on the Trump Administration's trade policies, with steelmakers and shippers leading the losses. The Nikkei average dropped 0.9 percent to ... ( read original story ...)

VND840 billion Hanoi rail consultancy contract agreed

The contract will last 74 months. Tran Van Luc, director of the management board for railway project, said the capital loan agreement for the project, signed between Vietnamese Government and Japan Bank for International Corporation (JBIC) is worth VND611 ... ( read original story ...)