Little-covered Tokyo small caps take turn in the spotlight

TOKYO -- Investors seem to be seeking out small- and midcapitalization ... Companies that had reported strong earnings the previous day gained sharply, including business and home software developer Solxyz, which added 11%, and Japan Pure Chemical, which ... ( read original story ...)

Asia stocks inch up, dollar steadies as investors await Fed clues

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged up early on Wednesday ... back from a two-year high of $1.1712 hit on Tuesday on a stronger-than-expected German Ifo business survey. Expectations that the European Central Bank would begin phasing out its easy monetary ... ( read original story ...)

Here’s How to Book a Roundtrip Flight to Japan for Under $400

This "hack," which allows you to score sub-$400 roundtrips to the Land of the Rising Sun, was first unearthed earlier this spring by the team at Scott's Cheap Flights, who discovered that flights from Los Angeles in and out of Nagoya, Japan were going for ... ( read original story ...)

RoboCup 2017: World Cup for robots kicks off this week

Two years later that dream was realised in the Japanese city of Nagoya, and has been held annually ever since in a variety of cities around the world. This year, it's coming back home to Nagoya, and it starts on 27 July 2017. Over the years, the programme ... ( read original story ...)

Consadole eye Chanathip for cup clash

Chanathip Songkrasin is likely to make his debut in a competitive match for J-League side Consadole Sapporo in the Levain Cup today. The midfielder joined the J-League club last month on an 18-month loan deal from Thai League champions SCG Muang Thong United. ( read original story ...)

Ramen bar taking spot in Thornton Park

based ramen restaurant will open at 8 N. Summerlin Ave., in the spot formerly occupied by Verde Cantina. The news was first reported by local food blogger Ricky Ly on his Tastychomps.com website and said it will be headed by franchisees Taff Liao and Eric ... ( read original story ...)