Japan's government is set to raise defence spending by 1 trillion yen ($7.34 billion) to around 6.5 trillion yen in the next fiscal year as part of efforts to earmark 43 trillion yen for the five-year ... ( read original story ...)
The Japanese arm of the now-defunct crypto exchange FTX has received approval from local regulators to continue sorting out issues with withdrawals until next year.
Amber Group, one of Asia’s leading crypto trading and lending platforms, is cutting jobs, scrapping retail operations and terminating a sponsorship deal with Chelsea FC in the latest retrenchment to hit the digital-asset sector.
Twenty-two officers at a central Japan prison repeatedly assaulted inmates from November last year to this August by spraying their f ... ( read original story ...)
Japan's government is set to raise defence spending by 1 trillion yen ($7.34 billion) to around 6.5 trillion yen in the next fiscal year as part of efforts to earmark 43 trillion yen for the five-year defence build-up plan, ( read original story ...)
This month's U.N. biodiversity talks in Montreal aim to hammer out a new, global agreement. But this isn't the first time governments have tried to halt environmental loss through agreed targets. ( read original story ...)
Under the new leadership of Josh Fluhr, Senior Vice President and Global Managing Director, EDITION Hotels is driving global expansion with the portfolio expected to double in size to 30 properties by ... ( read original story ...)
The crypto industry contributed to both parties and got what it wanted. With no partisan benefit, will anyone in Congress complain?
Japan stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Transport, Shipbuilding and Railway & Bus sectors led shares higher. At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 rose 1.18%. The best ...
The season arrived later than usual in the Japanese capital this year, but its foliage is particularly glorious — as seen in these specially commissioned snapshots taken earlier this week ... ( read original story ...)
Ubie, a Tokyo-based startup providing an AI-powered symptom checker app and hospital SaaS products, has closed a $19 million extension to its previous Series C round. This brings the health tech startup's total funding to $45. ( read original story ...)
In Tokyo, the new locations are: - Asakusa, Japan's iconic destination; - Nihombashi, where the atmosphere from the feudal Edo period is still alive; - Ikebukuro, the emerging capital of Cool Japan ... ( read original story ...)
Japanese manufacturers' sentiment likely weakened in the last quarter of 2022 on sustained cost pressures and a bleaker global economic outlook, a Reuters poll of analysts showed on Friday. Shrinking ... ( read original story ...)
Cryptocurrency exchange operator Binance said on Wednesday it acquired Sakura Exchange BitCoin (SEBC), a crypto exchange service registered in Japan, to expand into the Asian country. Future of ...
A group chat including crypto leaders shows Binance’s Changpeng Zhao accusing FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried of orchestrating trades to destabilize the industry.
Tokyo stocks bounced back Friday as an increase in U.S. jobless claims raised hopes that interest rate hikes in the country could cea ... ( read original story ...)