“Don’t tell us what to wear,” Japanese women frustrated by the strict workplace dress codes took to Twitter to voice their displeasure. Here’s how Twitter reacted!
Mountain Day 2019: Google Doodle celebrates Japan’s Yama no Hi
August 11 was reportedly chosen because the eighth-month kanji ‘八’ looks like a mountain, and the number ‘11’ resembles a pair of trees.
Japanese minister speaks about #KuToo campaign, says high heels at work are ‘necessary and appropriate’
Japan’s health and labor minister, Takumi Nemoto has defended the controversial practice of wearing heels at work every day. Check what he said!
This Pune man is likely the first Indian to contest elections in Japan
The man will contest for the Edogawa municipal elections in Tokyo
‘Rent a family’- A booming business in Japan
A rental family service or professional stand in service provides actors who portray as friends, family members, coworkers for social events like a wedding or also to provide companionship
Japan to provide Pakistan $10.6mn for fight against malnutrition
Islamabad: The Japanese government has announced grant assistance of $10.6 million for Pakistan to fight malnutrition, improve livelihood and increase resilience to natural disasters in its provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and Balochistan. The assistance was announced on Tuesday and is part of a partnership that the Japanese government signed[Read More…]
Live Streaming Football, Final, Japan Vs Qatar, AFC Asian Cup 2019: Where and how to watch JAP vs QAT
Japan vs Qatar, AFC Asian Cup 2019, Final match will start at 07:30 PM IST on February 1 at the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Live Streaming Football, Semi-final 1, Iran Vs Japan, AFC Asian Cup 2019: Where and how to watch IRA vs JAP
Semi-final 1, Iran vs Japan, AFC Asian Cup 2019 match will start at 07:30 PM IST on January 28 at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium, Al-Ain.
Live Streaming Football, Quarter-final, Vietnam Vs Japan, AFC Asian Cup 2019: Where and how to watch VIE vs JAP
Four-time champions Japan will take on the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 champions Vietnam on January 24 for the first quarter-final of AFC Asian Cup 2019.
Japan beat Saudi Arabia by 1-0, heads to the quarter-finals
The group stage of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 is done and dusted with and we’re all set for the commencement of the second match-day of the round of 16 for the continental showpiece.
Live Streaming Football, Japan Vs Uzbekistan, AFC Asian Cup 2019: Where and how to watch JAP vs UZB
The final day of the AFC Asian Cup Group Stage is here, with two more groups set to be concluded. First up, we have Group F, from which Japan and Uzbekistan have already qualified. And it is those two who meet today, in a bid to finish top of the table[Read More…]
Japan’s Olympic Committee head under probe for alleged bribes
Paris, Japanese Olympic Committee chief Tsunekazu Takeda has been placed under investigation by French authorities for alleged bribes supposedly paid to African International Olympic Committee members to support the Japanese bid for the 2020 Olympics Games, French judicial sources said on Friday. Takeda, considered to be the mastermind of the[Read More…]
Live Streaming Football, Japan Vs Turkmenistan, AFC Asian Cup 2019: Where and how to watch JAP vs TUR
Asian heavyweights Japan and minnows Turkmenistan commence their respective campaigns of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 in Abu Dhabi. Japan and Turkmenistan are paired alongside Oman and Uzbekistan in Group F of the competition. Japan is the most successful national team in the continental championship having won the title on[Read More…]
Japan tops list of most powerful passports
Tokyo, Japan, for the second time in a row, has topped a global index for the world’s most powerful passport in 2019. According to the Henley Passport Index, which periodically measures the access each country’s travel document affords, Japan retained its top spot as the world’s most travel-friendly passport due[Read More…]
Japan sushi tycoon pays record tuna price
Tokyo, A Japanese sushi tycoon has paid a record $3.1 million for a giant tuna at an auction here. Self-styled “Tuna King” Kiyoshi Kimura bought the 278 kilogram bluefin tuna, which is an endangered species, the BBC reported on Saturday. Wholesalers and sushi company owners often pay high prices for[Read More…]
42 injured in explosion near Japan pub
Tokyo, At least 42 people were injured in an explosion near a pub in Japan’s Sapporo city, police said. The blast occurred at around 8.30 p.m. on Sunday in the city’s Toyohira Ward, causing a fire which was only extinguished hours later at 2.10 a.m., reports The Japan Times. According[Read More…]
Infosys forms JV with Hitachi, Panasonic in Japan
Bengaluru,Global software major Infosys on Friday said it has formed a joint venture (JV) with Hitachi Ltd, Panasonic Corp and Pasona Inc to enhance its presence in Japan. “The company will acquire 81 per cent equity stake in Hitachi’s subsidiary — Hitachi Procurement Service Co Ltd, in which Panasonic and[Read More…]
Return. If. Possible: Since 80 days, sobbing dog hasn’t left the spot where his owner died
You might need a pack of tissues as we did while we came across this heartfelt viral video of mourning dog that has been waiting in the middle of a road for more than 80 days for its owner to return. The state-owned China News Agency reported the dog in[Read More…]
Crazy in love, Japanese man spends ¥2 million to marry hologram doll
Akihiko Kondo, a 35-year-old Japanese man spent tied ¥2 million on his wedding at a Tokyo Hall. The amount spent might not be a shocker but what grabbed the global attention was his bride. Kondo, who works as a school administrator, tied knots with a hologram doll, a virtual reality[Read More…]
Political crisis in Lanka: President Sirisena comes under pressure over dissolution of parliament while US, Japan block aids
Sri Lankan President Maithiripala Sirisena has dissolved parliament and has called snap election in the country for January 5, forcing his political rival and deposed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to challenge the President’s decision in the country’s Supreme Court. Is the Sri Lankan President’s move aimed at scoring political points for[Read More…]
India, Japan to hold joint military drill in November
New Delhi: Indian and Japanese armies are going to hold their first-ever joint military exercise between November 1 and 14, which will include conducting tactical drills against likely urban threats, the Ministry of Defence said on Thursday. The military exercise named ‘DHARMA GUARDIAN-2018’ will be held between the Indian Army[Read More…]
Why PM Modi’s forthcoming visit to Japan is strategically very important?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is undertaking two days visit to Japan for the annual summit with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe at the end of October. Though Prime Minister Modi’s Japan visit has very high bilateral significance, what is interesting is that it is taking place just one day after[Read More…]
IOC creates refugee team for Tokyo 2020
Buenos Aires: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced there will be a Olympic team made up of refugees at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, as happened in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. “Last time (in the 2016 Rio Olympics) we were under very high time pressure. Now we[Read More…]
Maruti Suzuki commences field testing of proto-type electric vehicles
New Delhi: Automobile major Maruti Suzuki on Tuesday flagged-off proto-type Electric Vehicles (EVs) for field testing. According to the company, the EVs have been developed by Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan and built at Maruti Suzuki’s Gurugram facility. “This extensive real-life usage of the vehicles in multiple terrains and climatic conditions[Read More…]
Japan executes Shoko Asahara, man behind sarin gas attack
Japan on Friday executed the leader of the Supreme Truth cult who had masterminded the deadly sarin gas attacks on the Tokyo subway in 1995. The 63-year-old Shoko Asahara, whose real name was Chizuo Matsumoto, had been on death row more than a decade, reports Efe news. Founded in 1984,[Read More…]