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Women in Tokyo strongly back single sex transport amid security fears

Nearly 70 percent of women in Tokyo back single sex carriages that were introduced into the city to combat groping on trains.

Japan, South Korea most lucrative for Vietnamese workers

With average monthly earnings of $1,200, Japan and South Korea have become the most attractive labor markets for ...

Japan arrests three serial Vietnamese shoplifters

Japanese police have detained three Vietnamese nationals for a series of cosmetics robberies from Tokyo stores.
November 12, 2018 | 08:56 pm GMT+7

Dirty dozen: Vietnamese firms blacklisted for faking students’ Japanese proficiency

Japan has blacklisted 12 Vietnamese overseas study consulting firms for faking Japanese proficiency in students’ visa applications.
November 12, 2018 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Japan team transplants stem cells into brain to treat Parkinson's

Japanese researchers said Friday they have transplanted stem cells into the brain of a patient in the first stage of an innovative trial to cure Parkinson's disease.
November 09, 2018 | 03:39 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese lead list of people stripped of residency status in Japan

Vietnamese nationals accounted for almost half of the foreign residents whose residency rights were revoked in Japan last year.
November 09, 2018 | 10:10 am GMT+7

In controversial shift, Japan aims to open door wider for foreign blue-collar workers

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet approved draft legislation on Friday to open the door to more overseas blue-collar workers.
November 02, 2018 | 03:07 pm GMT+7

Japan anti-trust authorities to investigate tech giants

Japan's anti-trust authorities will probe whether tech giants such as Google and Amazon are using their  obstructing competition.
November 02, 2018 | 08:54 am GMT+7

Honda raises forecasts on solid motorbike sales

Japan's Honda Motor said Tuesday it was raising annual forecasts after first-half profits rose over 19 percent on motorcycles sales in Asia.
October 31, 2018 | 10:10 am GMT+7

China, Japan to forge closer ties at 'historic turning point'

China and Japan on Friday pledged to forge closer ties as both countries stood together at an “historic turning point.”
October 26, 2018 | 01:09 pm GMT+7

Japan urges Vietnam to speed up ODA disbursement

Japan is concerned about ‘serious’ delays in disbursement of funds for major official development assistance (ODA) projects in Vietnam.
October 18, 2018 | 05:28 pm GMT+7

US sets new trade talks with EU, Japan, Britain

U.S. officials announced Tuesday negotiations for separate trade agreements with Britain, the European Union and Japan.
October 17, 2018 | 11:13 am GMT+7

South Korea hosts international fleet review without Japan

South Korea hosts an international fleet review off the coast of Jeju with 19 naval ships from 12 other countries, including Vietnam and the U.S.
October 12, 2018 | 10:54 am GMT+7

Vietnam wants Japan to boost real estate, infrastructure investments

Vietnam has pledged to create ‘the best opportunities’ for Japan to increase investments in real estate and infrastructure.
October 10, 2018 | 01:11 pm GMT+7

Osaka cuts ties with San Francisco over 'comfort women' statue

The Japanese city of Osaka has cut sister city ties with San Francisco over a statue in the U.S. city memorializing women forced into sexual slavery.
October 05, 2018 | 11:03 am GMT+7
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