Business and Japan
H.I.S. is building a palm oil-based biomass power generation plant in Kakuda City, Miyagi, to operate with effect from July 2019, announced the company, April 16.
April 9, 2017 at 11:20 pm
Yamato? Not the legendary battleship but a leading mover - Yamato Transport Co. The company is reportedly in a fix over how to handle fast-increasing home-delivery cargo.
April 8, 2017 at 2:37 am
Mitsubishi's Kamakura Seisakusho Co. is building a new satellite production plant to boost its capacity in that department, reported Mitsubishi Electric, April 7.
April 6, 2017 at 12:42 am
Japan's Ramen is rapidly invading overseas markets with a total of 97 firms operating in various parts of the world.
March 16, 2017 at 12:33 am
Today's episode has to do with a popular OTC drug manufactured and marketed over a century ago, 1902, amid the Russo-Japanese War and now reviving in a liquid capsule to meet younger generations.
February 13, 2017 at 3:25 am
Osaka is about to link direct to Honolulu for the first time by LCC in June, it was disclosed at press interview, February 10.
January 12, 2017 at 3:52 am
The Japan Automobile Dealers Association year announced January 10 the aggregate number of automobiles sold the last year 2016.
December 24, 2016 at 3:34 am
Foreign tourists, watch out! Taxi fares in Tokyo are changing effective next month to benefit some and hurt others, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announced December 20.
December 19, 2016 at 12:49 am
The Britain's major personnel consulting firm ECA International bared that Tokyo ranks atop the list of cities with the highest living expenses in the year 2016 - for the first time in four years.
December 6, 2016 at 11:54 pm
The anime producer Khara managed by Hideaki Anno of "Neon Genesis Evangelion" and "Shin Godzilla（Godzilla Resurgence）" filed a suit at the Tachikawa branch of the Tokyo District Court against the anime studio Gainax over the payment of a debt running up to 100 million yen, it was reported.
November 29, 2016 at 5:00 am
The anime production studio Studio Fantasia with "Stratos 4", "Kimi ga Nozomu Eien", "Najica Blitz Tactics" etc. to its credit was notified by the Tokyo District Court, November 16, the start of bankruptcy proceedings.
November 15, 2016 at 8:14 pm
What say you to 1.3 million yen for a snow crab?
November 10, 2016 at 12:06 am
Major corporations started announcing financial statements, October 24, for the April-September term and, amid the world economy's uncertain factors - low growth, high yen rate, etc. , a certain IT venture is going strong in the medical care arena: M3, Inc.
October 6, 2016 at 8:46 am
Perhaps you've heard about "demae" commonly practiced in Japan by popular noodle houses and pizza shops - a kind of home food delivery that brings ready-cooked food right up to your door.
October 6, 2016 at 8:19 am
The notorious virtual currency Bitcoin that once "vanished" two years ago when a broker went bankrupt is now fast reviving worldwide, and here in Japan it was adopted by a power distributor in Tokyo to accept paying public utility charges.