Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

Japan rejects Putin’s offer of peace treaty

VLADIVOSTOK • Japan rejected a surprise offer by Russian President Vladimir Putin to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to conclude a peace treaty between the two ...

Japan restores power to nearly all of Hokkaido following quake

by BLOOMBERG 
Japan had restored power to nearly all of the northern island of Hokkaido as of Saturday morning after a historic earthquake on ...

One killed, 32 missing after quake paralyzes Japan’s Hokkaido island

by REUTERS
TOKYO – At least one person was killed and 32 were missing, Japanese media reported, after a powerful earthquake paralyzed the ...

Typhoon kills 10 in Japan, boats move stranded passengers from airport

by REUTERS
TOKYO – A powerful typhoon killed 10 people in western Japan and an airport company started to transfer some 3,000 stranded passengers ...

Japan issues evacuation advisories for one million as typhoon hits west coast

by REUTERS
TOKYO – Japan issued evacuation advisories for more than 1 million people and canceled hundreds of flights in the face of extremely ...

Deeper economic ills at the root of Japan’s latest sexism scandal

‘The situation in Japan is not one that allows very talented women to flourish’
Tokyo • Revelations that a medical school in Tokyo systematically ...

New York-style steakhouses are storming Tokyo

The land of Wagyu is finally embracing American porterhouse
By KATE KRADER America is in the middle of an increasingly intense love affair with ...

Japan bracing as strong typhoon heads for Tokyo

by REUTERS
TOKYO – Japan is bracing for heavy rains and high winds on Wednesday as a strong typhoon is forecast to make landfall near the capital ...

PM to visit Japan from Aug 6-9

pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Prime Minister (PM) Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (picture) will be undertaking a working visit to Fukuoka and Oita, Japan, from ...

Japan’s June retail sales return strongly

TOKYO • Japan’s retail sales rebounded in June, recovering from a sharp drop in May and offering a sign of improved consumption in the second quarter (2Q). ...

Dr M: Yen credit to repay 1MDB debt

1MDB has debt papers; short and long terms which need to be serviced, including beyond 2030
By P PREM KUMAR & DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic By ISMAIL CHE ...

Dr M expresses appreciation for Japan’s mulling of yen credit

Prime Minister (PM) Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has expressed his appreciation for Japan’s consideration of a Malaysian request for soft credit assistance, ...