Japan

Croatia reach World Cup quarters with shoot-out victory over Japan

DOHA – Croatia reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Monday with a dramatic 3-1 penalty shoot-out win over…

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US to announce new North Korea-related sanctions today

The US, Japan and South Korea revealed new sanctions to punish North Korea for an unprecedented series of missile tests,…

5 days ago

World Cup stocks rise in Tokyo as Japan upsets Spain to advance

Some stocks related to sports and entertainment climbed in Tokyo after Japan’s surprise defeat of Spain to advance to the…

5 days ago

Japan stun Spain but both reach World Cup last 16

DOHA – Spain staggered through to the World Cup last 16 on Thursday despite a 2-1 defeat by Japan, who…

5 days ago

Japan Says Kids Can Speak During School Lunches in Covid Shift

JAPANESE schools are being asked to allow students to talk with classmates again during meals, as the country inches away…

6 days ago

Binance buys Japanese crypto exchange Sakura

TOKYO, Japan | The world’s largest cryptocurrency platform Binance on Wednesday announced its first licence in East Asia with the acquisition…

6 days ago

Covid arbitrage trade dries up in Japan and overnight rates drop

OVERNIGHT yen borrowing costs have fallen to the lowest in more than six years, as a profitable arbitrage opportunity for…

7 days ago

Jack Ma living in Japan after China tech crackdown, FT says

TOKYO • Alibaba founder Jack Ma has been living in Tokyo for almost six months after disappearing from public view following…

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Japan’s Kishida orders defense spending hike to 2% of GDP

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida instructed his defense and finance ministers to increase national-security related expenditures to 2% of gross…

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Japan’s wave of tourists sends hotels, taxis hunting for staff

Almost half a million overseas travellers visited Japan in October. That’s 24 times last year’s monthly average  JAPAN’S transport and hospitality…

2 weeks ago

Japan’s Moriyasu hails stunning win made in Germany

DOHA – Japan manager Hajime Moriyasu hailed a win made in the Bundesliga after his Blue Samurai stunned four-times champions Germany…

2 weeks ago

The Biden-Jokowi deal is just one step to turn Indonesia green

JETP should be the final piece of Indonesia’s puzzle to accelerate its energy transition  by DAN MURTAUGH & DAVID STRINGER …

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Japan inflation hits 4-decade high, weighing on BoJ position

JAPAN'S inflation hit its fastest clip in 40 years in October, an outcome that puts the central bank in an…

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