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EU, Japan sign major trade deal in 'message against protectionism'

Japan and the EU signed a sweeping free trade deal Tuesday saying they were sending a "clear message" against protectionism.

Heatwave blankets Japan, kills 14 people over long weekend

An intense heatwave killed at least 14 people over a three-day long weekend in Japan, media reported on Tuesday.

Japan firms used Vietnamese, foreign trainees at Fukushima cleanup

Four Japanese companies have been found to made foreign trainees take part in decontamination work after the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
July 14, 2018 | 09:50 am GMT+7

Vietnam earns kudos for steady progress in innovation

Vietnam has climbed two spots on the Global Innovation Index and earned praise for being one of the few countries showing consistent progress.
July 11, 2018 | 07:37 pm GMT+7

Japan rescuers go house to house as flood toll hits 141

Even as the rains let up, authorities warned the downpours had loosened earth on hillsides and mountain slopes.
July 10, 2018 | 09:21 am GMT+7

Universal Studios Japan™ - a FIT wonderland

With a range of themes brilliantly brought to life with hi-tech wizardry, Universal Studios Japan™ is a magical destination for everyone, including Free Individual Travelers.
July 09, 2018 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Rescuers race to find survivors after Japan floods kill over 100

Nearly 13,000 had no electricity, power companies said on Monday, while hundreds of thousands had no water.
July 09, 2018 | 10:06 am GMT+7

At least 64 killed in Japan after 'unprecedented' rain, dozens missing

Evacuation orders remained in place for some 2 million people and another 2.3 million were advised to evacuate.
July 08, 2018 | 02:55 pm GMT+7

Twenty dead as record Japan rains prompt mass evacuations

'The number of casualties is expected to increase as we are still in the middle of collecting information.'
July 07, 2018 | 07:33 pm GMT+7

Japanese man gets life in prison for rape and murder of Vietnamese girl

9-year-old victim was from the school where the convict headed the parents’ association.
July 07, 2018 | 07:53 am GMT+7

A 'Japanese tip': the origami art left by diners

Waiters said they now find it more rewarding than a real tip in cash.
July 05, 2018 | 11:57 am GMT+7

Japanese helicopter carrier to tour South China Sea, Indian Ocean

The move is part of Japan's efforts to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific, an official said.
July 05, 2018 | 08:48 am GMT+7

Vietnam Airlines cancels flights to S Korea, Japan amid typhoon scare

Tuesday flights to Busan and Fukuoka have been cancelled due to safety concerns over Typhoon Prapiroon.
July 03, 2018 | 10:15 am GMT+7

Japan top investor in Vietnam again

Japan’s investments reached $6.47 billion in the first half of 2018, accounting for 31.8 percent of the total FDI reported for the period.
June 29, 2018 | 04:47 pm GMT+7

Japanese firm strikes $90 million deal to buy Saigon Paper

Sojitz says its acquisition aims to tap Vietnam’s huge demand for cardboard and tissue paper.
June 27, 2018 | 09:53 am GMT+7
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