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Intellasia East Asia News Japanese industrial conglomerates Hitachi Ltd and Toshiba Corp, as well as Miraca Holdings subsidiary Fujirebio, said on Friday they will jointly set up a facility to...
Intellasia East Asia News It’s a shocking idea: a fabric that can produce small amounts of electricity powered by movement, allowing your clothing to zap microbes and bacteria as you...
Intellasia East Asia News Toshiba Corp forecast on Friday a 15.7 percent drop in annual operating profit compared with expectations of a small rise in profit, even as a recent...
Intellasia East Asia News The Bank of Japan is likely to maintain this month its projection that the economy will gradually recover from the damage wrought by the coronavirus pandemic...
Intellasia East Asia News Kady, a 32-year-old who works as a copywriter in Osaka, flew back to her home country of Britain in December to attend to personal matters. She...
Intellasia East Asia News Foreign residents of Japan who should be allowed back into the country on humanitarian grounds will be exempt from the country’s entry ban, the Justice Ministry...
Intellasia East Asia News Japan’s largest advertising agency, Dentsu Group Inc, has evacuated its Tokyo headquarters after receiving a bomb threat, an internal company email reviewed by Reuters showed on...
Intellasia East Asia News Japan’s first quarter economic contraction was likely smaller than initially estimated, a Reuters poll showed, thanks to stronger business spending although the country is still expected...
Intellasia East Asia News An executive board member of the Tokyo Games organising committee said Friday a decision on whether to go ahead with the postponed Summer Olympics and Paralympics...
Intellasia East Asia News Japan on Friday raised its travel alert for 18 countries including Algeria and Cuba to Level 3, urging against any trips to these areas during the...
Intellasia East Asia News Finance minister Taro Aso said Thursday that Japan’s relatively low mortality rate from the new coronavirus reflects the country’s higher “level of social manners.” “I have...
Intellasia East Asia News A bomb threat has been made against the headquarters of Dentsu Inc. in Tokyo, the advertising agency said Friday. Police have cordoned off the building and...
Intellasia East Asia News Japan has kept its deaths from the new coronavirus low despite a series of missteps that beg the question of whether it can prevent future waves...
Intellasia East Asia News Japan’s health minister Kato Katsunobu says the country hopes to start vaccinating the public against the coronavirus in the first half of next year. Japanese companies,...
Intellasia East Asia News When I was a news hack in 2012, I had the good fortune of interviewing Fumio Kishida, Japan’s foreign minister. He was only 16 days into...
The evening sunlight is seen reflected on the surface of rice fields filled with meltwater from Mount Taisetsu in the town of Higashikawa, in the nort
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Japanese government may supply the Tokyo Olympic athletes village with coronavirus testing kits and therapeutic drugs as part of
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- As Japan is considering ways to safely ease travel restrictions over the new coronavirus, travelers to and from the country will be r
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan does not plan to set a new date for a postponed state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping for the time being, taking heed of
KOMORO, Nagano -- The cat "manager" of a stationery store in this central Japan city has received an encouraging letter from a fan across the country,
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea on Friday threatened to permanently shut a liaison office with South Korea as it continued to condemn its rival
Intellasia East Asia News Japan’s household spending slumped again in April, falling 11.1 percent from a year earlier, government data showed Friday, as the world’s third-largest economy struggled with the...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump effectively claimed victory over the economic crisis and COVID-19 on Friday and major progress against racia
(AP) -- The Trump administration said Friday it will let Chinese airlines operate a limited number of flights to the U.S., backing down from a threat
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. unemployment dropped unexpectedly in May to 13.3% as reopened businesses began recalling millions of workers faster than econo
SYDNEY (Kyodo) -- Australia will introduce tough new tests for foreign investors seeking involvement in "sensitive national security business" as part
The number of babies born in Japan totaled 865,234 in 2019, down 53,166 from the previous year and marking the lowest level on record, government data showed Friday.…
ROME (AP) -- A quarter of Venice has been submerged by a near-record high tide for June, a time of year when such flooding is rare. The water level in
Twitter Inc, Facebook Inc and Instagram disabled U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign tribute video to George Floyd on their platforms on Friday, citing copyright complaints.The clip, which…
VIENNA (AP) -- Iran has continued to increase its stockpiles of enriched uranium and remains in violation of its deal with world powers, the United Na
Premier League leaders Liverpool could claim a first title for 30 years at Anfield after the initial batch of fixtures of the restart was announced on Friday.Jurgen…
Outrage soared in America Friday over new images of police brutality caught on camera as demonstrators sought to take mass protests over the killing of an unarmed black…
U.S. forces carried out two sets of airstrikes against the Taliban, in western and southern Afghanistan, a U.S. military spokesman said Friday. Elsewhere in the south, the Taliban…
The French military and allied forces in Mali killed the longtime leader of al-Qaida's North African arm, who commanded jihadists in his native Algeria and then spread their…