Japan: News

11 Apr 2024

Joe Biden

Google invests $1B in subsea cables to boost US-Japan connectivity

Google, the tech giant under Alphabet Inc., has committed a $1 billion investment to improve internet connectivity between the US and Japan.

10 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Go for a ramen exploration adventure in Tokyo

Tokyo, a bustling metropolis brimming with energy, is also a paradise for those passionate about ramen.

09 Apr 2024

Microsoft

Microsoft pledges nearly $3 billion for Japanese data center expansion

Microsoft, currently the world's most valuable company by market capitalization, has announced a significant investment plan to pump $2.9 billion into the development of data centers across Japan by 2025.

09 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Delve into Japan's kimono culture with this guide

Kyoto, the historical heart of Japan, is rich with tradition and history.

05 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Japan is perfect to witness stunning cherry blossom trails

Kyoto, Japan's ancient capital, seamlessly blends time-honored traditions with the rhythm of modern life.

08 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Discover the secret Edo alleys in Kyoto with this guide

Kyoto, once the imperial capital of Japan, is a city deeply rooted in history.

06 Apr 2024

Electric Vehicles

Slow uptake of electric vehicles in tech-advanced nations: Here's why

Despite being global leaders in technology, countries such as Japan, the US, and South Korea are witnessing a slower-than-anticipated adoption of electric vehicles (EVs).

05 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Discover Osaka's izakaya alleys with this travel guide

Osaka, known as Japan's kitchen, boasts charming alleyways filled with izakayas, the traditional Japanese pubs.

04 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Exploring Japan's most serene havens for a spiritual experience

Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan, is a city rich with historical and spiritual significance.

04 Apr 2024

Taiwan

6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes off eastern Japan

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake was reported off the eastern shores of Honshu, Japan on Thursday.

03 Apr 2024

Turkey

Japan launches e-Visa system for Indian tourists

Japan has introduced a new e-Visa system for Indian tourists, which eliminates the need for physical visa stickers on passports.

03 Apr 2024

K-Pop

G-Dragon set for musical comeback, activities in Japan

After a tumultuous 2023 marked by drug investigations and allegations, K-pop idol Kwon Ji-yong aka G-Dragon is getting ready for a musical comeback later this year, said a Galaxy Corporation representative.

03 Apr 2024

Taiwan

1 dead as 7.4 magnitude earthquake hits Taiwan

At least one person was killed and dozens injured in a 7.4 magnitude earthquake that hit Taiwan on Wednesday morning, the Taipei Times reported.

02 Apr 2024

China

How billionaire Lin Qi's murder ties to '3 Body Problem'

Netflix's recent release 3 Body Problem has captivated audiences worldwide, even in China, where the streaming platform is inaccessible.

02 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Debunking common geisha myths

Kyoto, Japan's ancient capital, is celebrated for its unique geisha culture.

02 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Japanese temples offer a journey through serenity and tradition

Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan, is steeped in tradition and history.

01 Apr 2024

United Kingdom

300 million mbps! Scientists set new internet speed world record

A team of scientists from Aston University in the UK has achieved a groundbreaking feat in data transmission, setting a new global benchmark.

29 Mar 2024

Lifestyle

Things to do in Kyoto to while away your evenings

Kyoto, the former capital of Japan, presents a tapestry where past and present intertwine.

29 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Things to do in Koyasan, Japan for an unforgettable trip

Koyasan, Japan, is a sacred mountain retreat brimming with cultural heritage.

27 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Explore Niseko, Japan's snow paradise

Niseko, nestled on the northern island of Hokkaido in Japan, is celebrated for its exceptional powdery snow and expansive ski terrain.

26 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

How to plan a spiritual trip to Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto, the ancient imperial capital of Japan, is a city deeply rooted in history and spirituality.

25 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Experience serenity in Kyoto's Arashiyama, Japan with this travel guide

Nestled on the western edge of Kyoto, Arashiyama is a haven of peace, celebrated for its breathtaking natural scenery and rich historical landmarks.

22 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Witness Kyoto's cherry blossoms with this travel guide

Kyoto, Japan, becomes a canvas of pink and white each spring as cherry blossoms, or Sakura, bloom across the city.

21 Mar 2024

SS Rajamouli

SS Rajamouli, son encounter earthquake in Japan; Karthikeya recounts experience 

Esteemed Telugu film director SS Rajamouli, his son and producer SS Karthikeya, and producer Shobu Yarlagadda recently experienced an earthquake while visiting Japan.

21 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

What to do in Kyoto during summer, winter, spring, autumn

Kyoto, the former capital of Japan, is a city that dons its seasons with vibrant cultural expressions.

21 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Temple retreats in Kyoto, Japan for a spiritual experience

Kyoto, once the capital of Japan, is a city steeped in history and spirituality.

21 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

A guide to Kyoto's timeless cultural tapestry

Kyoto, once the capital of Japan, is a city rich with history and tradition.

21 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Traveling solo to Kyoto? Add these activities to your itinerary

Kyoto, once the capital of Japan, is a city rich with history and tradition.

20 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Step back in time to Shirakawa-go, Japan with this guide

Shirakawa-go, a village in Gifu Prefecture, Japan, is celebrated for its gassho-zukuri farmhouses.

19 Mar 2024

Business

For first time in 17 years, Japan increases interest rates

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has concluded its eight-year-long policy of negative interest rates.

19 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Witness Hirosaki, Japan's cherry blossom wonderland with this travel guide

Hirosaki, located in Aomori Prefecture, Japan, is celebrated for its stunning cherry blossom season.

18 Mar 2024

Cybercrimes

Tech giant Fujitsu acknowledges cyberattack, signals possible data breach

Japanese tech giant Fujitsu has acknowledged a cyberattack on its systems.

Japan' pioneers in artificial intelligence education: Top AI institutions

Japan is at the forefront of technological innovation, and its educational institutions are pivotal in driving the nation's prowess in artificial intelligence, or AI.

15 Mar 2024

McDonald's

McDonald's outage disrupts service in multiple countries including UK, Japan

McDonald's, the global fast food chain experienced a significant IT system outage, that disrupted service in various countries including the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.

15 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Witness Osaka's cherry blossom extravaganza: A springtime must-see

Each spring, Osaka, Japan, is transformed as cherry blossoms create a pastel spectacle.

14 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Head over to Kyoto's serene Zen gardens with this guide

Kyoto, once the capital of Japan, is a city deeply rooted in history and tradition.

14 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Experience Kyoto's timeless tranquility with this travel guide

Kyoto, the former imperial capital of Japan, stands as a city where the tapestry of traditional culture intertwines with the threads of modernity.

13 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Kyoto's seasons decoded: When is the perfect time to travel

Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan, is a city rich with historical and cultural treasures.

13 Mar 2024

China

10 best cities in the world for solo travel adventures

Solo travel has witnessed a surge in popularity, with approximately 24% of travelers now embarking on solo adventures, according to the Visa Global Travel Intentions Study.

12 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Add Kyoto's serene Zen escapes to your itinerary

Kyoto, Japan's historic capital, seamlessly blends ancient culture with modernity.

11 Mar 2024

Business

Japan: World's last negative interest economic policy may end soon

Japan, the land of rising sun may soon witness the end of an era of negative interest rates.

US presses allies for stronger chip Curbs on China

The United States is urging Japan and the Netherlands to broaden their restrictions on semiconductor-related exports to China.

08 Mar 2024

Business

Nikon buys digital cinema camera manufacturer RED

Japan's Nikon is set to acquire RED Digital Cinema, a leading US-based movie camera manufacturer.

08 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Tokyo's themed stay wonderland: Top recommendations

Tokyo is more than a bustling metropolis with futuristic high-tech scenes and historic temples.

08 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Kyoto's trails: Hiking and heritage adventures worth going for

Kyoto, a city in Japan, is celebrated for its harmonious mix of ancient culture and natural splendor.

08 Mar 2024

Anime

'Dragon Ball' creator Akira Toriyama (68) is no more

Renowned manga artist Akira Toriyama, whose brainchild Dragon Ball franchise is a towering figure in the manga/anime space, is no more.

07 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Kyoto's cherry blossom splendor: A seasonal spectacle worth watching

Kyoto, Japan, becomes a canvas of pink and white hues as cherry blossoms, or sakura, bloom in spring.

07 Mar 2024

Lifestyle

Modern kimonos: Evolution and cultural fusion

The kimono, a traditional Japanese garment, has evolved beyond its cultural roots, influencing modern fashion trends worldwide.