Air New Zealand to fly to a second Tokyo airport

Air New Zealand will split its Tokyo services between Haneda and Narita Airports from July next year, offering customers two points of entry into Japan's capital city. The airline currently operates daily flights to Narita International Airport increasing ... ( read original story ...)

Dollar basks in yield glow, Nikkei at one-year peak

The U.S. dollar held near 14-year peaks on Wednesday as global yield spreads moved inexorably in its favor, while a falling yen lifted Japanese shares to a one-year top. The Nikkei added 0.3 percent in thin trade, while Australia’s main index climbed 0.6 ... ( read original story ...)

Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Iwaki in Japan

A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Iwaki in Japan. The temblor was reported at 22:36:07 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of ... ( read original story ...)

Japanese Mogul Starts on Vow to Trump to Create 50,000 U.S. Jobs

SAN FRANCISCO — The Japanese business mogul Masayoshi Son pledged to President-elect Donald J. Trump nearly two weeks ago that he would invest in the United States and create about 50,000 jobs. On Monday, Mr. Son’s conglomerate, SoftBank, took what it ... ( read original story ...)

USJ’s Osaka theme park to get ‘Dragon Quest’ attraction

Details about the new attraction will be announced later, according to USJ. The Osaka-based amusement park is also planning to open a Nintendo-themed area that will feature characters from Nintendo’s games, including “Super Mario,” by 2020. ( read original story ...)