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Vietnamese students turn to Japan in hope of getting good jobs

It seems like a win-win situation for Japanese companies looking for skilled employees in Vietnam.

Japanese mega-drill ready to grind out Saigon's first metro line

The 70m beast will be boring through the city's rocky depths at around 12m per day.

Toshiba delays results again, warns of $8.4 bln net loss

Toshiba twice postponed nine-month earnings before it released unaudited results last month.
May 15, 2017 | 05:05 pm GMT+7

US, Japan naval personnel build Da Nang nursery school

More than 30 navy members have worked on the project since March.
May 13, 2017 | 08:48 am GMT+7

Japan university to set up ninja studies center

The ninja research facility will be established in July.
May 11, 2017 | 04:51 pm GMT+7

New S.Korean president talks to China, Japan leaders

Moon favors engagement with Pyongyang to bring it to the negotiating table.
May 11, 2017 | 04:30 pm GMT+7

At $10,000 a ticket, Japan train offers luxury at a premium

The new Shiki-Shima train is in demand as Japanese customers seek high-end services on the go.
May 02, 2017 | 06:49 pm GMT+7

Death by overwork: Japan's 100-hour overtime cap sparks anger

'It's tantamount to endorsing a limit that could cause overwork deaths.'
April 19, 2017 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Japanese ambassador bows to apologize to father of Vietnamese girl killed in Japan

Photos of the encounter have been widely shared by Vietnamese netizens, who keep a close watch on the murder investigation.
April 15, 2017 | 12:53 pm GMT+7

Police arrest male suspect in Vietnamese schoolgirl's death in Japan

The 46-year-old suspect is a neighbor of the girl and DNA samples obtained from the site matched those of his, investigators say.
April 14, 2017 | 10:35 am GMT+7

Tensions high, N.Korea readies nuclear test: report

There is speculation that the country could be preparing its sixth nuclear test to mark the 105th birthday anniversary of its founder Kim Il-Sung.
April 13, 2017 | 04:38 pm GMT+7

Spinning records at 82, DJ delights Japanese club-goers

Eighty-two-year-old Sumiko Iwamuro, who goes by the moniker DJ Sumirock, gets the dance floors pumping in Tokyo's nightclubs.
April 12, 2017 | 09:51 am GMT+7

Japan's famed ramen served with a crawly twist

Diners tuck in fried worms and crickets at a Tokyo noodles restaurant as part of an event to promote insect-eating in Japan and around the world.
April 11, 2017 | 09:01 am GMT+7

Japan welcomes spring with blooming of cherry blossoms

Tourists and residents flock to Tokyo's Ueno Park to catch a glimpse of the famed pink sakura flowers.
April 05, 2017 | 08:47 am GMT+7

Japan opens first tourism office in Vietnam

The country hopes to double the number of visitors from Vietnam by 2018.
April 01, 2017 | 04:05 pm GMT+7