Japan panel urges governemnt to impose delayed sales tax hike to balance budget

TOKYO Japan must not delay a sales tax hike scheduled for October 2019 as the revenue is needed to cover bulging social security costs and achieve the target of balancing the budget in four years, an advisory panel to Finance Minister Taro Aso said on ... ( read original story ...)

Related Post

Tokyo stock market up a record 16th consecutive se...
views 223
Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei 225 extended a post-Secon...
Japan’s central bank keeps policy steady
views 72
Japan's central bank on Tuesday kept its policy st...
Permira-backed sushi chain Sushiro plans up to $73...
views 277
The shares will start trading on March 30. The IPO...
Japan’s first new medical school in four dec...
views 93
TOKYO -- Cracking Japan's rigid medical system is ...
A Guide to the Otherworldly Island of Yakushima
views 91
But what’s startling about Yakushima is the absenc...
Donald Edwards
views 202
He then shipped out to serve in the Korean War and...
Nikkei tumbles as safe-haven yen surges on Trump h...
views 253
TOKYO, March 27 Japan's Nikkei share average skidd...
Japan in unique position to take global lead in in...
views 212
Takenaka points to Japan’s heavy dependence on cas...
Japanese GP: F1 drivers enjoy the sights and sound...
views 227
A lot of the F1 paddock flew straight from Kuala L...
62 victims from Great East Japan Earthquake still ...
views 128
Sixty-two victims of the powerful earthquake and t...

Foreigners detained in Japan stage hunger strike to stay

Miyasako said in a news conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Tokyo. They have since recovered. Immigration officials say such people simply need to leave Japan. "The decision has been made that they are to return and so we keep talking to them ... ( read original story ...)

Related Post

Japan’s silver-tongued Lotharios sell dreams to lo...
views 263
TOKYO, Japan – Cigarette smoke hangs thick in the ...
Profit picture brightens for Japan, Fidelity manag...
views 138
Government initiatives that been positive developm...
Tokyo Game Show 2018: Dates, News, Games, Schedule...
views 79
Tokyo Game Show is the biggest video game expo in ...
Birds of Tokyo ‘can’t wait’ for ...
views 242
Send any news tips to anna.hartley@qt.com.au BIRDS...
Highly efficient genome engineering in flowering p...
views 232
Plant biologists at ITbM, Nagoya University have d...
Japan Federation to Advance Women’s Economic Empow...
views 306
Keidanren, as a representative of Japan's business...
Nissan admits falsifying emissions tests in Japan
views 79
These are external links and will open in a new wi...
Tokyo Financial Exchange Trading Volume In October...
views 204
The trading volume of Three-month Euroyen futures ...
Tokyo’s skyline to see 45 new towers by 2020
views 323
Tokyo’s skyline is set to welcome 45 new skyscrape...
Japan is showing world leaders how to save their e...
views 219
Maybe he should try tweeting more. I'm talking abo...

Sendai-based upstart taking on big Osaka appliance makers

OSAKA – Iris Ohyama, based in Sendai, is taking on Osaka Prefecture’s more established home appliance makers, including Panasonic and Sharp, in the battle for consumers’ hearts and wallets. Iris joined the home appliance market in 2009 and its ... ( read original story ...)

Related Post

Toshiba plans to cut 7,000 jobs and refocus its bu...
views 23
Toshiba (TOSBF) will also sell its struggling natu...
Nikkei edges up before US job data; posts 1st week...
views 250
TOKYO, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share ave...
China trims 2017 growth target, warns against trad...
views 270
“We must be fully alert to the buildup of risks re...
Japan's regional bank consolidation gains mom...
views 266
TOKYO -- The planned consolidation of three region...
Taking it to Tokyo: Halifax students only Canadian...
views 236
Although they didn't take home the grand prize, th...
Tokyo panel shows cost and venue options for 2020 ...
views 273
TOKYO -- A Tokyo metropolitan government panel rev...
BOJ's Kuroda welcomes expansion of China-led ...
views 273
YOKOHAMA, Japan Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Ku...
Tokyo marks 1,000 days to go until 2020 Paralympic...
views 213
TOKYO (AP) -- Tokyo marked 1,000 days to go until ...
Noahpinion: Do property rights increase freedom? (...
views 294
Walking around urban Japan, I feel like I am seein...
Sapporo apartment blaze kills 11
views 164
SAPPORO – Eleven people were killed and another th...

Thousands protest Japan’s controversial ‘anti-conspiracy bill’ (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

They also chanted slogans venting their opposition to several other issues, including Japan's nuclear power policies, the American presence in Okinawa and an increase in the hourly wage. A recent survey by the Kyodo News agency revealed a public split over ... ( read original story ...)

Related Post

Cameco Corp.: Will This Company Ever Rebound?
views 294
Takahama 3 and 4 reactors should come online after...
9 people hurt in volcano eruption near Japanese sk...
views 176
A disaster official said the volcano erupted and c...
Japan PM Abe to keep key ministers in posts in cab...
views 60
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo A...
Halep races past Osaka in Rome, Wozniacki advances
views 76
(Reuters) - World number one Simona Halep produced...
This Japanese street photography series captures e...
views 295
With its otherworldly skyscrapers and futuristic t...
Crafting Tokyo cool: Why celebrities love this des...
views 296
Fashion as expression Described as "Tokyo's premie...
Japan’s Mizuho diving into fintech
views 284
The Japanese megabank's recently installed chief d...
Meet The Japanese Space Entrepreneur Who’s S...
views 209
Hakamada: There is not that many startups in Japan...
Switch steers Nintendo to best third quarter in ei...
views 135
OSAKA (Reuters) - Japanese videogames maker Ninten...
“Nagoya Animation Project” Documentary...
views 283
The second part of the Nagoya Animation Project is...

Nikkei edges up after yen softens, SoftBank surges

TOKYO, May 25 Japanese stocks edged up on Thursday as investors bought ... a near two-week high of 8,894 yen and contributed to a hefty 31 positive points to the Nikkei after Bloomberg reported that the company had built a $4 billion stake in Nvidia. ( read original story ...)

Related Post

Yokohama Marinos striker Hugo Vieira scores Goal o...
views 222
It’s too early to make any calls with plenty of fo...
Yokohama Rubber : “BluEarth” to Come Factory-Equip...
views 312
Tokyo-The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced tod...
Tokyo: 10 World Premieres Set for Main Film Festiv...
views 56
Filipino auteur Brilliante Mendoza will head the j...
Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 d...
views 274
Investing.com – Japan stocks were lower after the ...
Japan mulls semi-nationalising Tosh (memory biz) –...
views 306
The Japanese government is considering providing s...
Japanese reporter died after clocking 159 hours of...
views 247
Excessive hours are such a big problem that there'...
Ready, Set, Go West: Chicago-to-Tokyo Trading Is R...
views 239
Those include Jump Trading LLC, Virtu Financial In...
Zen monk Seigaku: A life with less can be so much ...
views 233
Japanese monk Seigaku lives a Zen life with as lit...
Philippines' Duterte tells Japan his China vi...
views 235
He told a news conference that Manila would respec...
Abe nears two-thirds majority in Japan election: p...
views 184
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is he...

Japan’s Nikkei hits 17-mth high on sagging yen, higher Wall Street

TOKYO May 16 Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a 17-month high on Tuesday, drawing support from a sagging yen and Wall Street hitting record highs overnight. The Nikkei was up 0.3 percent at 19,925.20, having come off an early high of 19,998.49, its ... ( read original story ...)

Related Post

‘Comfort women’ row threatens Osaka-San Francisco ...
views 199
OSAKA – The debate over statues memorializing “com...
SBI Liquidity Market Grows Its smartTrade Implemen...
views 317
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- smartTrade Technologies, ...
Japan's Abe warns North Korea could fire sari...
views 336
Jose Sepulveda (@josesepulvedatv) has more. Buzz60...
Sapporo : Notice Concerning Executive Appointments
views 266
2 Mr. Hideya Takashima is scheduled to assume the ...
Osaka Gas launched natural gas business in Indones...
views 36
Reuters quoted Japan's Osaka Gas Co as saying that...
Japan automobile association says favours free tra...
views 176
TOKYO, May 18 (Reuters) - Japan's automaking assoc...
5.0-magnitude quake strikes near Japan’s Kit...
views 257
TOKYO: A 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck just 4km ...
Japan denies Chinese claim of dangerous fighter-je...
views 250
TOKYO – Japan has protested to China about w...
Mercari, Japan’s first unicorn, files to raise $1....
views 91
Mercari, the eBay-like service that is Japanese fi...
The Herman Trend Alert: Boosting Business Opportun...
views 264
Business travel for many road warriors is a solo e...

Nikkei, TV Tokyo, TBS, others team on video streaming

Nikkei and TV Tokyo will contribute economic news ... The partners also intend to seek content from other media companies in and outside Japan to enrich the lineup. New technologies such as artificial intelligence may be used to analyze viewing data ... ( read original story ...)

Related Post

Japan PM Abe’s support slides further, new p...
views 249
TOKYO (Reuters) - Support for Japanese Prime Minis...
Subaru Admits Inspection Failings, in Another Blow...
views 192
“The checks are a formality, and it would not be a...
Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 ...
views 184
Investing.com – Japan stocks were higher after the...
Increased ties between Japan and Australia
views 238
Military ties between Australia and Japan will be ...
ANA and Marubeni join to build spaceport in Japan
views 30
TOKYO -- All Nippon Airways operator ANA Holdings ...
BOJ’s Wakatabe warns Japan faces risk of fal...
views 21
NIIGATA, Japan, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Bank of Japan De...
Japan forcibly sterilized tens of thousands of ...
views 103
A Japanese government program to prevent the birth...
Killing Japan’s Bitcoin Sales Tax: Breaking Down t...
views 301
The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) is se...
Tokyo fears Trump could link security with trade a...
views 96
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo A...
Tokyo DisneySea to add $2.3bn ‘Frozen’...
views 82
TOKYO -- Tokyo Disney Resort is adding an area to ...