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Japan To Invest Rs 13,000 Crore In Infrastructure Projects In Northeast

Japan has decided to invest Rs 13,000 crore (205.784 billion Yen) in several ongoing and new projects in the Northeast, an official statement said on Friday....

Japan To Invest Rs 13,000 Crore In Infrastructure Projects In Northeast

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U.S. Forest Service aims to speed up logging, infrastructure projects The U.S. Forest Service, which manages millions of acres of national forests and grasslands, on Wednesday proposed "bold" changes for how it carries out environmental reviews of logging, road building and mining projects on public land, a move that r...
15:48, 06/12/2019

Trump: Japan will invest $40 billion in U.S. car factories U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said at a rally that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told him Japan is investing $40 billion in new car factories in the United States....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Tornadoes cause damage in Northeast Texas Tornadoes swept parts of northeastern Texas, damaging homes and buildings and causing at least one injury. Damage was reported southwest and east of Dallas. (May 30)        ...
05:00, 05/30/2019

300 Himalayan yaks die of starvation in India's northeast Authorities say at least 300 rare Himalayan yaks have died of starvation in the high mountains in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim, close to the border with China....
08:48, 05/11/2019

Men’s field open in race up Northeast’s highest peak PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — An annual race up the highest peak in the Northeast United States is taking place without last year’s winning runner. Last year, 24-year-old Cesare Maestri, of Italy, became the first European to win the 7.6-mile (12-...
09:16, 06/15/2019

Damage reported across northeast Kansas after tornado hits People from Iowa through Oklahoma were faced with severe weather into Tuesday night as a round of powerful thunderstorms inflicted major damage over the central United States....
06:00, 05/29/2019

BJP Surge In Northeast Continues; Congress Stalwarts Lose The BJP and its allies have swept the northeast. The party has won 14 seats and its allies have won four, making the NDA's total to be 18 out of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies....
16:16, 05/24/2019

Hundreds of IS relatives leave camp in northeast Syria BEIRUT (AP) — A local official and witnesses in northeastern Syria say hundreds of Syrian women and children related to fighters from the Islamic State group are leaving an overcrowded camp in the country’s north to return to their homes. Syria...
06:48, 06/03/2019

Shots Fired At Occupied Home On Lexington’s Northeast Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Shots were fired at home with people inside early Monday morning and Lexington police are looking for suspects. Authorities say the shooting occurred around 2 a.m. in the 200 block of Carlisle Avenue on the city’...
03:48, 06/10/2019

Cyclone Fani Impact: 79 Flights Cancelled In Northeast States Eight flights were cancelled at Maharaja Bir Birbikram Manikya Airport at Agartala which includes an Indigo airlines flight, two flights each were cancelled at Assam's Lilabari and Dibrugarh airports......
09:48, 05/04/2019

Rare May snow falls in Midwest, West as Northeast feels early heat While some regions of the United States, including the Northeast, are experiencing summer-like heat early this week, other areas in the Midwest and western U.S. are still experiencing snow....
08:00, 05/21/2019

Islamist insurgents overrun Nigerian army base in northeast: security sources Islamist insurgents overran a Nigerian army base in the country's northeast, killing at least the commander, two Nigerian security sources said on Thursday....
16:16, 06/13/2019

Williams needs New York, New Jersey water permits for Northeast Supply natgas pipe Williams Cos Inc said on Monday it still needs water certifications from New York and New Jersey before it can start building the Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to New York....
10:48, 05/06/2019

Winterlike weather pattern to grip Northeast, breed snow in spots through early week The same storm system that brought several rounds of severe weather and flooding rainfall to the south-central United States last week will bring cool, rainy and in some cases snowy weather to the Northeast....
21:32, 05/12/2019

FERC allays climate change worries to approve pipeline to move natural gas from Pennsylvania to Northeast The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission managed to allay concerns about greenhouse gas emissions to issue a long-sought permit Friday to build a pipeline to move natural gas from the shale fields of Pennsylvania to utilities in the Northeast....
19:16, 05/03/2019

GST Collections Rise 6.67% To Rs 1,00,289 Crore In May The revenue in May 2019 is 2.21 per cent higher than the monthly average of GST revenue in FY 2018-19 (Rs 98,114 crore)," the official statement said....
06:48, 06/01/2019

Karnataka Gives Rs 10 Crore Aid To Cyclone-Hit Odisha The Karnataka government has contributed Rs 10 crore to cyclone-hit Odisha for relief assistance to the affected people, an official statement said today....
06:32, 05/09/2019

Plea Against Indiabulls Housing For Misappropriating Rs 98,000 Crore The petition alleged that money worth thousands of crores were siphoned off by Sameer Gehlaut, the chairman of the firm, and the directors of Indiabulls for their personal use...
16:32, 06/10/2019

7 Lawmakers "Offered 10 Crore Each" By BJP To Switch, Alleges AAP The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today levelled allegations of horse trading against the BJP, claiming that the ruling party has offered Rs 10 crore each to seven of its legislators for switching sides. "Our......
09:00, 05/01/2019

Trump needles Japan over US-Japan trade imbalance US President Donald Trump on Saturday needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country. (May 25)        ...
21:16, 05/25/2019

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Facing upcoming parliamentary elections and an ongoing threat from North Korea, Japanese Prime Minister...
19:00, 05/28/2019

RBI Imposes Rs 2 Crore Fine On Kotak Mahindra Bank The RBI said it decided to impose a penalty after reviewing the bank's reply to a notice seeking an explanation about why it had not complied with regulatory norms....
08:48, 06/08/2019

Paytm Mall Says Up To Rs 10-Crore Cashback Fraud Detected According to Forrester Research, the market share of Paytm Mall almost halved in 2018 -- to 3 per cent from 5.6 per cent in 2017. The audit reportedly revealed that a number of employees were......
22:16, 05/14/2019

Unprecedented Rs 71,500-Crore Bank Frauds Reported In 2018-19: RBI In the last 11 fiscal years, a total of 53,334 cases of fraud were reported by banks involving a massive amount of Rs 2.05 lakh crore, according to data from the central bank. A total of 4,534 and......
12:48, 06/03/2019

With Rs 680 Crore, Industrialist Jayadev Galla Among Richest Candidates Jayadev Galla, a Telugu Desam Party (TDP) lawmaker in Andhra Pradesh, has declared assets worth over Rs 680 crore, which makes him one of the richest candidates in the national election....
10:32, 04/28/2019

UP Approves Rs 894 Crore For Resettlement Of Displaced For Jewar Airport The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposed bid document for Jewar Airport in Noida and sanctioned Rs 894 crore for the resettlement and rehabilitation of displaced families, an official......
08:48, 05/28/2019

Gold Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Seized From 18 Dubai, Colombo Passengers Gold worth over Rs one crore has been recovered from 18 air passengers who arrived from Dubai and Colombo on Saturday, the Customs Department said Sunday....
15:16, 04/28/2019

Government Sees Rs 2.8 Lakh Crore Recovery From IBC Resolution Process The pre-resolution processes have yielded results in 6,500 cases netting Rs 3 lakh crore on dead assets, according to a Ministry of Corporate Affairs official....
10:32, 05/19/2019

My Father Paid 6 Crore To Arvind Kejriwal For Ticket: AAP Candidate's Son Just a day before polling in Delhi, the son of an Aam Aadmi Party candidate made a sensational allegation on Saturday, claiming that his father had paid Rs 6 crore to party chief and Delhi Chief......
07:00, 05/11/2019

Richest Poll Candidate, Worth Rs 1,107 Crore, Loses His Deposit The richest candidate in the Lok Sabha elections -- Ramesh Kumar Sharma, an Independent from the Patliputra seat in Bihar who declared over Rs 1,107 crore -- lost his deposit as he could manage only......
12:48, 05/25/2019

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on the platform as the seven-phase general election......
08:48, 05/21/2019

Centre Releases Rs 1,000 Crore Additional Relief To Cyclone-Hit Odisha The Home Ministry Monday announced the release of an additional Rs 1,000 crore to the cyclone-hit Odisha as announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
15:48, 05/06/2019

Railway Official Charged For Alleged Fraud Worth Over Rs 2 Crore The CBI has filed a case against a railway official and three companies in Telangana's Secunderabad for allegedly siphoning off Rs 2.20 crore from railways accounts to fake firms using fraudulent......
03:16, 06/04/2019

Cash-Strapped Jammu University Receives Rs 100 Crore Grant This is the second time the Jammu university has been granted funds under the holistic scheme of RUSA. Earlier it was granted Rs 20 crore by the Education Ministry....
05:32, 06/01/2019

Congress Candidate Declares Rs 7 Crore Deposits In Swiss Bank Congress's Lok Sabha candidate from here Sunil Kumar Jakhar has declared movable assets worth Rs 1.53 crore, besides an over Rs 7 crore deposit in a Swiss bank in his wife's name, according to an......
04:48, 05/17/2019

Shocking Letter Offers "1 Crore" For "Capture" Of Mamata Banerjee The full text of the letter describes Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as a "demon" and a "jihadi" and offers the Rs 1 crore reward to anybody who has knowledge or information of the Chief......
12:48, 06/09/2019

Crisil Downgrades Rs 850-Crore Dewan Housing Finance Commercial Papers DHFL, as a strategic decision, did not resort to securitisation of readily available housing loans to prop up the liquidity levels, Crisil said. It also said DHFL's liquidity levels are expected to......
06:48, 05/13/2019

Government Clears Rs 3600 Crore Deal With Russia For 10 Kamov-31 Choppers The Defence Ministry on Friday approved Indian Navy's proposal to acquire 10 Kamov-31 choppers from Russia at a cost of around Rs 3,600 crore to strengthen its capability against aerial threats to its......
14:48, 05/03/2019

Odisha Government Says Cyclone Fani Caused Rs 525 Crore Infra Damage The Odisha Housing and Urban Development department on Tuesday said that Cyclone Fani that hit the coastal state on May 3 damaged Rs 525 crore worth of assets....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Anil Ambani In Talks To Sell Radio Unit For Rs 1,200 Crore: Report The planned exit from the radio business is part of efforts by Anil Ambani, 59, to cut wider group liabilities after a debt-fueled expansion in the past decade strained finances, while a subsequent......
07:00, 05/27/2019

Mizoram Government Says Insect Outbreak Caused Rs 20-Crore Crop Loss The Mizoram government told the Centre about an estimated crop loss of Rs 20 crore caused by an outbreak of the 'Fall Army Worm' (FAW) in the state, a minister said on Tuesday....
01:00, 05/07/2019

Electoral Bond Sale Jumps 157% In Poll Season, Touches Rs 3,622 Crore Electoral bonds have seen a 157% jump in sales during election season, notching Rs 3,622 crore in the March-April period. This comes up to almost double the bonds that were sold in the last 10 months....
06:32, 05/10/2019

Rapper Badshah Buys A Rolls-Royce Wraith Worth Rs. 6.46 Crore Under the hood it's the same 6.6-litre V12 twin-turbocharged engine which is good enough for 623bhp and 800Nm of torque. The engine is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission which enables the......
00:16, 05/03/2019

Rs 100 Lakh Crore Spending Push In India Tops Agenda Of Modi 2.0 With revenues under strain, the government is borrowing more and seeking to extract additional capital from the central bank. Any further widening in the fiscal deficit would jeopardize the nation's......
05:48, 05/24/2019

Heroin Worth 600 Crore Seized From Pak Fishing Vessel Off Gujarat Coast Heroin worth Rs 600 crore was seized from a Pakistani fishing vessel off the coast of Gujarat on Tuesday, the Indian Coast Guard said in a statement....
14:00, 05/21/2019

Lotus considering GT, saloon, crossover and SUV projects Lotus is "considering all areas" British firm's boss says it will expand its range – but the priority is to re-establish sports car credentials Lotus could build GTs, sports saloons, crossovers or SUVs in future, according to new boss Phil Popham ...
07:32, 05/14/2019

Here are the projects the Obamas are working on for Netflix Michelle and Barack Obama's Higher Ground Productions has unveiled its initial slate of projects for Netflix, and they are as wide-ranging as had been promised....
15:32, 04/30/2019

Air Force Signs Rs 300 Crore Deal To Procure SPICE-2000 Bombs From Israel The Indian Air Force has signed a Rs 300 crore deal with a Israeli defence firm to procure a batch of SPICE 2000 guided bombs, official sources said Friday....
11:16, 06/07/2019

Rs 8 Crore Illegal Cash, Gold, Diamond Jewellery Found With Lottery Group Over Rs 8 crore of unaccounted cash along with unaccounted gold and diamond jewellery were found in searches at premises linked to a Coimbatore-based business group which handles lotteries run by some......
12:00, 05/04/2019

Rs 15 Lakh Crore Highways To Make Khadi, Industries Global: Nitin Gadkari A go getter in PM Modi's cabinet, Union Minister Nitin Jairam Gadkari in his second innings has lined up big plans - from infusing Rs 15 lakh crore in highways to propelling GDP growth by globalising......
09:00, 06/05/2019

96% of organizations run into problems with AI and machine learning projects Companies face issues with training data quality and labeling when launching AI and machine learning initiatives, according to a Dimensional Research report....
08:00, 05/24/2019

Obamas announce first slate of Netflix projects The Netflix-based production company founded by former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday announced a slate of new projects to be released over the next several years....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Indiegogo will ban fundraising for anti-vaccination projects Add Indiegogo to the growing list of internet giants blocking anti-vaccination content. The crowdfunding site told BuzzFeed News it will ban campaigns from anti-vaxxers and others who conduct "health campaigns" unsupported by science. It didn'...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Microsoft invests in seven AI projects to help people with disabilities Today marks the eighth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and for the second year, Microsoft is awarding grants to AI projects meant to make the world more inclusive. The grants are part of a five-year initiative that will invest $25 million....
18:48, 05/16/2019

Communities hit by gas blasts get $80M to fix infrastructure ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — The utility blamed for a series of natural gas explosions in Massachusetts in September has agreed to pay $80 million to three communities to cover the costs of repairing roads and other infrastructure torn up during restoration...
12:00, 05/07/2019

"Don't Block Central Projects, Or Else..." Mamata Banerjee Warned Union Minister Debashree Chowdhury today warned Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she will face a severe backlash if her government tries to prevent central initiatives from reaching people......
13:32, 05/31/2019

Meredith teams with Katie Couric on projects for women Meredith is teaming up with former TV news anchor Katie Couric and fashion designer Brandon Maxwell on two new video and digital offerings aimed at women. Couric, who appeared via video at the Meredith NewFront Thursday, said she is going to spotligh...
23:16, 05/02/2019

Houghton Road Corridor Projects Public House TUCSON -The City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) and Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) will be having a public open house for four Houghton Road Corridor projects. The open house will be held Thursday, May 16th, 2019 from 6 P.M. t...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Pak PM Condemns Gwadar Attack, Says Effort To "Sabotage" Projects Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today condemned a deadly attack on a luxury hotel in the port city of Gwadar in Balochistan province, saying the terror strike was an effort to "sabotage" the......
02:16, 05/12/2019

Tackle Tiny DIY Projects With This $16 Cordless Rotary Tool If you don’t have the DIY inclinations to justify purchasing a real Dremel, this 3.7V cordless rotary tool from Tacklife is a low-power alternative for $16 with promo code 7UVGHSV2....
12:00, 05/15/2019

Air Force diverted $66M from projects for chemical cleanup costs The U.S. Air Force diverted more than $66 million to cover the cleanup costs of harmful "forever chemicals" in the water supply, according to an analysis by the Department of Defense....
08:16, 06/14/2019

The Obamas' production company unveils its first Netflix projects The production company from President and Mrs. Obama, Higher Ground, has unveiled its first lineup of Netflix shows roughly a year after forging a deal with the streaming giant. The initial seven-show catalog will take "several years" to arrive, but....
19:32, 04/30/2019

13 Poets Laureate Receive Fellowships for Civic Projects The poets, from 10 different states, will receive a combined $1 million to establish projects like writing workshops and readings in their communities....
10:32, 04/28/2019

New petrochemical projects not expected to be hurt by single-use plastics ban One of Canada's largest producers of plastics says there will be plenty of room for future growth in output despite a proposal by Ottawa to ban certain single-use plastic products by 2021....
16:00, 06/10/2019

Kickstarter warns creators against calling projects 'the world's best' Kickstarter is asking its users to tone down the hyperbolic language and to layoff the misleading imagery. In an attempt to promote transparency, the now 10-year-old platform issued new rules and guidelines aimed at "honest and clear presentation."...
18:32, 06/13/2019

Projects In Appalachian Counties Sought For Federal Funds FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Division of Abandoned Mine Lands is looking for projects for federal grant money to create jobs and attract industry. The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet said in a news release that up to $25 million is avai...
06:16, 05/06/2019

BitMEX: IEOs raised $39M, but projects keep 95% of tokens on average Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) have raised $38.9 million with token sales in 2019, reports BitMEX Research, the analytics arm of cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX. While early IEO investors have had lots of opportunity to profit, returns have been ty...
09:48, 05/13/2019

Indian minister projects ruling party win as polls near end India's defense minister says she's confident her Bharatiya Janata Party will remain in power when general elections conclude this month, and that minorities in Hindu-majority India have nothing to fear....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Protecting our energy infrastructure from cyberattack Almost every day, news headlines announce another security breach and the theft of credit card numbers and other personal information. While having one’s credit card stolen can be annoying and unsettling, a far more significant, yet less recognized, ...
12:16, 06/04/2019

Dell embraces composable infrastructure Dell announces it is collaborating with Liqid to offer composable infrastructure solutions and services to enterprises across geographies and verticals. This is a major endorsement of Liqid's products. Here's how it could benefit you....
08:00, 05/01/2019

Infrastructure Output Rises 2.6% In April Infrastructure output, which comprises eight sectors such as coal, crude oil and electricity, accounts for nearly 40 per cent of country's industrial output....
06:16, 05/31/2019

Why IFM Investors remains 'optimistic' on US infrastructure Brett Himbury of IFM Investors says he is optimistic that, over time, there will be policy in the U.S. that invests "more substantially" in the infrastructure needs in America....
02:32, 06/06/2019

Britain must end financial help for fossil fuel projects abroad lawmakers Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation's efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers said on Monday....
18:16, 06/09/2019

Barack and Michelle Obama announce first slate of Netflix projects The former president and first lady have revealed their initial shows and films, including documentaries and a series for childrenBarack and Michelle Obama have revealed their first slate of content at Netflix.The former first couple signed a deal wi...
06:00, 05/01/2019

Struggling junior miners woo investors to fund exploration projects Junior miners, struggling to fund exploration as institutions seek lower risk and better returns from larger rivals and newer industries, sought to sell potential investors on projects on Thursday, with mixed success....
16:32, 05/02/2019

Six easy DIY challenges: you can do these paint projects over a bank holiday weekend A lick of paint is one of the easiest ways to transform your home. Here are six easy projects to consider doing over one of the May bank holiday weekends — all doable in just an hour or two each day....
05:48, 05/01/2019

European Commission urged to develop regulations for Hyperloop projects Hyperloop Transportation Technologies presented European officials with a framework to jump-start creation of deployment rules for the mobility system.Read More...
12:00, 05/23/2019

TDOT to hold Houghton Rd Corridor projects open house TUCSON –The City of Tucson Department of Transportation is inviting the public to attend an open house for four Houghton Road Corridor projects on Thursday. The meeting is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Secrist Middle School, located at 3400 S...
12:48, 05/14/2019

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what it looks like...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Chao created special path for McConnell’s favored projects The Transportation Department under Secretary Elaine Chao designated a special liaison to help with grant applications and other priorities from her husband Mitch McConnell’s state of Kentucky, paving the way for grants totaling at least $78 million ...
04:48, 06/10/2019

Spacemaker raises $25 million to power urban construction projects with AI AI-powered construction simulation software company Spacemaker has raised $25 million in a series A round of funding co-led by Atomico and Northzone.Read More...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Tesla’s stock tanks after analyst blasts Musk’s ‘sci-fi projects’ Tesla’s stock tumbled to a 30-month low after an analyst claimed Elon Musk’s distraction with “sci-fi projects” has plunged the electric car maker into a “code red situation.” Wedbush Securities’ Dan Ives on Monday cut his price target for Tesla shar...
11:16, 05/20/2019

Hackers made $32K in 7 weeks by fixing bugs in cryptocurrency projects In the past seven weeks, white hat hackers earned at least $32,150 by fixing security flaws in popular cryptocurrency and blockchain platforms like TRON, Brave, EOS and Coinbase. According to data reviewed by Hard Fork, 15 blockchain-related firms ha...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Democrats Push for Expansive Infrastructure Package Congressional Democratic leaders laid down a marker ahead of a meeting with President Trump to discuss a compromise on infrastructure, calling for a package that also would address climate change and include new revenue....
04:00, 04/30/2019

Designing water infrastructure for climate uncertainty In Kenya’s second largest city, Mombasa, the demand for water is expected to double by 2035 to an estimated 300,000 cubic meters per day. In Mombasa’s current warm and humid climate, that water comes from a substantial volume of precipitation that ma...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Investing in Africa's tech infrastructure. Has China won already? Chinese tech firms are present across the African continent. Many benefit from financing provided by the Chinese government. So do Western tech firms stand a chance in Africa?...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Infrastructure week appears to be dead. Good I have little interest in posturing Democratic investigations into the Trump administration, or in President Trump's often intemperate reaction to them. But I am very glad that the infrastructure bill appears, at least temporarily, to have been kille...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Infrastructure just isn't as important to the future of network monitoring When we consider the challenges posed by today’s digital world, it is clear that IT operators must be agile and prepared for all technological advancements. If the industry is to continue to thrive and grow, we must continue to look towards th...
04:32, 04/29/2019

No. 2 House GOP leader says $2T infrastructure cost too high WASHINGTON (AP) — The No. 2 House Republican leader is suggesting that Congress won’t agree to the full $2 trillion price tag that the White House and congressional leaders have discussed for a compromise infrastructure deal. Rep. Steve Scalise...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Saudi Arabia says its oil infrastructure attacked by drones The assaults marked the latest incidents challenging Mideast security after the alleged sabotage of oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates earlier this week amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran.     &...
10:48, 05/14/2019

Macri bets on infrastructure in push for re-election Total of 770 projects, ranging from public housing to Paseo del Bajo, in line to be inaugurated by end of 2019 – 62% of them before the August primaries....
07:16, 05/18/2019

Democrats insist on 'substantial' new revenue for U.S. infrastructure Top Democrats in Congress told U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday that the United States has "massive" infrastructure needs and must be met with "substantial, new and real revenue."...
09:48, 04/29/2019

Trump: There’s ‘nothing easy’ about fixing nation’s infrastructure President Trump is pointing out “there is nothing easy” about repairing the country’s infrastructure after agreeing to the outlines of a plan with congressional Democrats earlier this week. “There is nothing easy about a USA Infrast...
12:32, 05/04/2019

Infrastructure could move to the big leagues if Dems, GOP work together We’ve heard about an “infrastructure bill” for years in Congress. It’s been down in the minors. Big promise. Lots of upside. A “five-tool player.” But it’s never made it to the show. That’s why it’s so fascinating that President Trump and top Congres...
18:16, 05/03/2019

Copper Rallies on Chinese Infrastructure Hopes Copper prices rose after Beijing announced new measures to stimulate economic activity in the world’s second-largest economy, extending the metal’s gains for a second consecutive session....
09:16, 06/11/2019

Fund Your Favorite Open-Source Projects Using Github's New Sponsorship Program We’re big fans of open source software and the ethos of freedom, security, and transparency that often drives such projects. But software development and upkeep are not cheap, and even the most capable open source developers need help now and again. ...
17:00, 05/23/2019

China's top coal province defies Beijing, allows new coke projects: ministry China's top coal and coke producing region Shanxi has relaxed environmental policies regarding its coking industry despite repeated orders from Beijing to curb production from coke plants, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment said on Monday....
08:48, 05/06/2019

NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects NASA doesn't just want to return to the moon by 2024, it also wants to establish a "sustained human presence" and to use the moon as a hub for future Mars exploration. In order to do that, it will need new ideas and technologies, like those soli...
15:48, 06/11/2019

Jason Mitchell dropped by agency, The Chi, and other projects amidst misconduct reports Jason Mitchell, who turned heads with his portrayal of Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, has been dropped by both his representation and a number of film and TV projects amidst allegations of misconduct. Though the nature of Mitchell’s offending beha...
11:00, 05/21/2019

China approves 20.76 GW of subsidy-free solar, wind power projects China approved its first batch of subsidy-free wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of 20.76 gigawatts (GW), the country's top planning agency said on Wednesday....
23:16, 05/21/2019

Tackle All of Your Outdoor Projects This Summer With This GreenWorks Power Tools Sale If you’ve been waiting for a nice day to get work done in the yard, clear skies seem to be heading your way. Take advantage of today’s GreenWorks Power Equipment Gold Box and get some tools on sale. You can snag a lawn mower for $100 off....
21:32, 05/19/2019

No Resources To Complete Stalled Amrapali Projects: Supreme Court Told Noida and Greater Noida authorities on Friday told the Supreme Court that they don't have the requisite resources and expertise to construct the stalled projects of the embattled Amrapali Group and......
16:32, 05/10/2019

Feds launching pilot projects in bid to replace failed Phoenix pay system Treasury Board President Joyce Murray says three companies will develop and test potential human-resources and pay-system pilot projects for federal workers....
14:00, 06/12/2019

Tentative infrastructure plan gives hope to tunnel advocates NEW YORK (AP) — The combination of a friendly face on a key House committee and a tentative, large-scale infrastructure agreement between President Donald Trump and Congressional Democrats has some advocates of a delayed, $13 billion rail tunnel proj...
14:32, 05/03/2019

Blowup between Trump, Democrats on infrastructure is a case of ‘too many fuses’ It’s rare to repeat things in this space. But occasionally, a quotation or a line resonates in a special way. Such a sentence quintessentially distills the essence of a political episode or circumstance in Washington. That’s the case with this line f...
07:48, 06/01/2019

Economic View: Manufacturing Can’t Create Enough Jobs. Infrastructure Can. Automation and offshoring have replaced many laborers on American assembly lines, but signature public works projects could generate an alternate source of well-paid hourly work....
16:48, 05/02/2019

Trump, Democrats agree to spend $2 trillion on U.S. infrastructure U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders agreed on Tuesday to spend $2 trillion on roads, bridges, water, broadband and power grids, and will meet again in three weeks to discuss how to pay for the plan, Democratic leaders said....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Trump, Democratic leaders meet for Round 2 on infrastructure WASHINGTON (AP) — Three weeks have passed since President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed to work together on a $2 trillion package to invest in roads, bridges and broadband. Republican leaders in Congress have shown little e...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Trump Shifts Gears on Infrastructure, Demanding Trade Come First On the eve of a meeting with Democratic leaders, President Trump insisted they put aside a plan to rebuild roads and airports until after passing a new trade pact with Mexico and Canada....
20:16, 05/21/2019

Trump, Democrats agree to $2 trillion on infrastructure: Schumer U.S. President Donald Trump agreed with Democratic leaders on Tuesday to spend $2 trillion on roads, bridges, water, broadband and power grids, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday after a White House meeting....
10:16, 04/30/2019

Trump suggests China tariffs could go toward humanitarian aid, infrastructure President Trump suggested that tariffs on Chinese goods could go toward humanitarian aid and funding a new infrastructure proposal after he more than doubled existing tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods....
08:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
05:32, 05/22/2019

Trump calls for taking up trade pact before infrastructure WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is telling Democratic leaders that he believes Congress should first pass a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico before taking up a bill to boost the nation’s infrastructure. The president made his requ...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Pentagon Shifts $1.5 Billion to Border Wall From Afghan War Budget and Other Military Projects The newest shift in money is in addition to the $1 billion that the Defense Department transferred to wall construction in March from the Army’s personnel budget....
19:00, 05/10/2019

Shanahan’s shift of Pentagon funds to border projects riles Democrats in Congress BORDER WARS: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s execution of President Trump’s orders to use money from the Pentagon’s budget to fund border security has irked Democrats in Congress, foreshadowing a contentious Senate confirmation hearing no...
05:16, 05/13/2019

European lithium projects gain attention amid push toward electric vehicles European lithium projects are making a fresh push for capital, eager to supply the white metal to a burgeoning network of battery manufacturers and electric vehicle makers across the continent, the world's second-largest EV market after China....
14:32, 06/13/2019

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang negotiations....
06:32, 06/04/2019

George R.R. Martin just like the rest of us, puts off important projects by messing with video games We can’t imagine it’s easy being George R.R. Martin. It’s bad enough that the complicated backlash surrounding the the final season of Game Of Thrones has been inevitably dripping back on to the book series that inspired it over the last few months; ...
21:16, 06/07/2019

Japanese bank MUFG rethinks policy on coal-fired power projects Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group will no longer provide financing for new coal-fired power generation projects after July 1, it said on Wednesday in a revised environmental and social policy framework....
08:00, 05/16/2019

State projects leave tens of thousands of lives in the balance in Ethiopia – study Giant dam and irrigated sugar plantations mean people in lower Omo valley face starvation and conflict, says US thinktankA giant dam and irrigated sugar plantations are “wreaking havoc” in southern Ethiopia and threaten to wipe out tens of thousands ...
23:16, 06/12/2019

Credit analysts cautious over Illinois budget, infrastructure plan Some results from Illinois' action-packed spring legislation session that produced a budget and a variety of revenue-raising measures won initial praise on Monday from credit rating analysts, who cautioned that fiscal challenges remain....
19:00, 06/03/2019

Trump calls for trade deal passage before infrastructure bill President Trump told Democratic lawmakers in a letter Tuesday that Congress should take up and pass a trade deal with Canada and Mexico before debating a bill about infrastructure in the US. Trump sent the letter to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schum...
19:16, 05/21/2019

Mexico to ramp up southern border infrastructure to tackle migration Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to make a success of a deal struck last week with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
09:16, 06/11/2019

Pelosi, Schumer eye ‘massive’ infrastructure package ahead of Trump sit-down Democratic congressional leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Monday sent a letter to President Trump calling for a “big and bold infrastructure package” ahead of a planned meeting Tuesday between Democratic lawmakers and the president....
13:48, 04/29/2019

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact before taking up any infrastructure bill....
17:32, 05/21/2019

For infrastructure funding, follow the money on the Coca-Cola highway It has not been voted on or formally proposed yet, but a bipartisan effort to increase federal spending on infrastructure could be coming in the near future....
12:32, 05/21/2019

Trump and Pelosi can still work together, but an infrastructure deal is likely dead, Mulvaney says Mick Mulvaney says President Trump and Speaker Pelosi will have to cooperate on raising the debt ceiling, passing a budget and approving the USMCA trade deal....
08:48, 06/12/2019

Trump and Democrats Agree to Pursue $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan After a meeting of “good will” at the White House, the leaders will gather again in three weeks to discuss how to actually pay for the ambitious project....
12:16, 04/30/2019

Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano pull projects from Georgia over anti-abortion bill The entertainment industry’s backlash against Georgia’s extremely restrictive anti-abortion law is officially starting to hit, with Time reporting that Emmy-winning Handmaid’s Tale director Reed Morano has chosen not to film her upcoming Amazon show ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Have your first $1,000 to invest? Don't even think about the stock market Looking for a hot stock tip to get started on growing your wealth? Have your first $1,000 to invest in the market but not sure where to put it? Here's the only answer that makes sense....
10:16, 05/29/2019

What Are Frontier Markets and Why Invest in Them? If emerging markets are the wild child of the investment family, offering potentially higher rewards in return for greater risk, then what about their smaller sibling, frontier markets? These include countries such as Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan and Nigeri...
12:00, 05/26/2019

Illinois governor eyes $41.5 billion plan to rebuild state's infrastructure Illinois would spend $41.5 billion over six years to rebuild roads, bridges, schools and other facilities that have fallen into "dire shape," under a preliminary plan floated by Governor J.B. Pritzker on Friday....
15:00, 05/17/2019

SK Telecom signs deals for 5G hospitals, smart cities, self-driving infrastructure SK Telecom has signed a series of MOUs to partner on smart cities, smart hospitals, smart offices, and self-driving infrastructure backed by its 5G mobile network in Korea....
23:16, 04/28/2019

New storm water infrastructure to ease flood risk on Saskatoon properties The flood control strategy involves building new storm water infrastructure to improve Saskatoon’s capacity to manage increasingly extreme weather events....
23:32, 05/24/2019

House Democrats introduce climate-focused infrastructure bill with $33B for renewables House Democrats in the energy committee released an infrastructure bill on Wednesday focused on combating climate change that would dedicate tens of billions of dollars to renewable energy and energy efficiency....
16:16, 05/15/2019

Saudi Oil Infrastructure at Risk as Small Attacks Raise Potential for Big Disruption Saudi Arabia spent heavily to protect its oil production lines but rapid changes in technology may mean ports and pipelines are increasingly exposed in the turbulent region....
12:48, 05/17/2019

Countries that allow Huawei infrastructure could lose access to U.S. intelligence data: Pompeo The U.S. raised said Friday that countries that allow China's Huawei to build their telecoms infrastructure could be cut off from crucial intelligence data....
11:32, 05/31/2019

Annual UN women activists’ summit opens with focus on services, infrastructure A wheelchair-bound Pakistani mother who yearned to visit a park without worrying about ramp access, and a young South Sudanese woman who dreams of having affordable health care, were among the speakers opening the United Nation’s largest annual gathe...
09:48, 04/28/2019

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09:00, 05/21/2019

Schumer says Trump agreed to $2T infrastructure package at White House meeting Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said Tuesday that President Trump agreed to support a $2 trillion infrastructure spending package after meeting with him and other Democrats at the White House, though the details are not yet clear. ...
12:48, 04/30/2019

Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell after President Trump ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders....
14:48, 05/22/2019

Looking To Invest In SBI Deposit Schemes? These Are The Returns You Get SBI FD rates: On fixed deposit (FD) accounts, the bank grants interest rates in a range of 5.75-7.25 per cent across different maturities, according to its website - sbi.co.in. Interest rates on......
02:48, 06/05/2019

What Are Frontier Markets and Why Invest in Them?: QuickTake If emerging markets are the wild child of the investment family, offering potentially higher rewards in return for greater risk, then what about their smaller sibling, frontier markets? These include countries such as Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan and Nigeri...
19:16, 05/25/2019

How To Invest In Sovereign Gold Bond: All You Need To Know Sovereign Gold Bond or SGB is a certificate scheme in which the Reserve Bank of India issues bonds on behalf of Government of India. The gold bonds will be issued every month from June till September......
08:48, 06/08/2019

Marco Rubio: We need to invest in America again Throughout the Obama administration and into the 2016 presidential election campaign, so-called economic experts told America that a new normal existed. They argued that the high rates of growth and employment which marked American history were no lo...
22:32, 05/13/2019

WHO to invest $136M to combat snakebites Because snakebites kill and disable hundreds of thousands of people every year, the World Health Organization unveiled a new strategy Thursday to mitigate the dangers....
18:00, 05/23/2019

5 Questions To Ask Your Advisor Before You Invest Another Dollar If trust is the foundation of a successful relationship, transparency is its cornerstone. Without transparency, it’s impossible to gain and maintain trust. This is particularly true when it comes to your financial relationships....
05:10, 05/01/2019

Should You Invest in CDs Before Interest Rates Peak? After several post-recession seasons of pretty-much-zero interest rates on certificates of deposit, recent years have seen marked improvement. That’s thanks in part to the federal funds rate, which the Federal Reserve has raised nine times between De...
14:00, 05/31/2019

PayPal to invest $500 million in Uber Online payments company PayPal plans to invest $500 million in Uber Technologies as the ride-hailing firm unveiled terms for its initial public offering on Friday, Refinitiv IFR reported....
13:48, 04/28/2019

CBOE Plans To Invest In Tradelegs CHICAGO and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it plans to invest in Tradelegs, the developer of advanced decision-support software that institutional investors can employ to optim...
16:16, 05/01/2019

That ETF That Pays You to Invest Is Probably Not a Good Idea You’ve heard of no-fee ETFs. But what about an ETF that pays you to invest in it? Sounds too good to be true, right? But it’s exactly what Salt Financial introduced last week....
14:32, 05/21/2019

Eileen Fisher on How She Learned to Invest Investors need to think beyond returns and invest in companies that not only make money but do good, fashion designer Eileen Fisher tells host Veronica Dagher in the latest installment of the WSJ’s “Secrets of Wealthy Women” podcast....
13:32, 06/07/2019

3 steps to determine whether you've earned the right to invest You'll have to tidy up your finances before you can start investing, says Douglas A. Boneparth, president of Bone Fide Wealth in New York. Where to begin....
13:32, 05/16/2019

Trump’s bipartisan infrastructure plan already imperiled as Mulvaney, GOP lawmakers object to cost The surprise push with top Democrats for a $2 trillion package has run into immediate opposition from many Republicans and their conservative allies....
17:00, 05/03/2019

Trump cuts short infrastructure meeting, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut off a meeting with U.S. congressional Democrats on infrastructure spending, then ripped into them over intensifying investigations by lawmakers and U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he ...
11:32, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Private equity firm Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for infrastructure fund Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack and Digital Bridge Holdings, said on Wednesday it had raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructure, seeking to capitalize on new technologies such as...
09:00, 06/05/2019

Koch network slams $2 trillion infrastructure cost agreement between Trump and top Democrats "Instead of proposing a $2 trillion catch-all 'infrastructure' bill and asking hard-working Americans to fund it by paying more at the pump, Washington lawmakers should cut the red tape and stop wasting the tax dollars we give them," the gr...
13:32, 04/30/2019

Macri begins public works blitz, takes aim at Kirchners for infrastructure 'abandonment' Observers say the President wants to boost his public image amid unimpressive poll numbers and a feeling of concern among allies about his chances of re-election....
05:32, 05/09/2019

Lindsey Graham warns Trump: Don't let Democrats 'goad you' into dropping infrastructure plans A top Capitol Hill ally of President Donald Trump warned him on Friday not to let his simmering feud with Democrats stop him from striking a deal with lawmakers to tackle the nation's infrastructure needs.Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) appeared Friday ...
13:00, 05/24/2019

China's Alibaba to invest $100 mln in Russian e-commerce JV China's Alibaba and Russia's RDIF sovereign wealth fund will each invest $100 million in a Russian joint venture, RDIF said in a statement on Wednesday....
09:00, 06/05/2019

DHL says it will invest $150 million to expand U.S. healthcare business Deutsche Post DHL Group on Thursday said it will spend $150 million this year to expand its U.S. healthcare distribution network capacity by roughly 40 percent....
11:00, 06/13/2019

Brazil's Cielo cut dividend payout so it could invest more - CEO Brazilian card processor Cielo SA's dividend cut, which it announced on Friday, is intended to give it room to raise capital expenditure in a competitive market, Chief Executive Officer Paulo Caffarelli said....
10:00, 05/25/2019

Ask a fool: How much do I need to invest each month to retire as a millionaire? Age and expected investment returns help determine how much you need to save to earn $1 million for retirement.        ...
07:16, 05/09/2019

Hyundai And Kia To Invest In Self-Driving Start-Up Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
02:00, 06/13/2019

REFILE-Vedanta's Agarwal says willing to invest in Zambia Vedanta's Chairman Anil Agarwal said on Wednesday he was prepared to invest in increasing Zambian copper production to 400,000 tonnes, creating another 10,000 jobs at Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), but said "the right framework" had to be in place....
08:16, 05/29/2019

Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
17:32, 06/12/2019

Buy Committee: Should I Invest $650 on a Traeger Pellet Grill? Summer’s nearly here, and that means it’s almost prime grilling season. Unless, of course, you don’t have a proper set up. Twitter follower David Robbins, noted Colts fan, needs to know whether Traeger Pellet Grill is worth the asking price, and wh...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Bayer says to invest 5 bln euros in new weed killers Bayer said it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in developing new weedkillers and reducing its environmental impact by 30% by 2030, as it seeks to address the fallout from U.S. class-action litigation over glyphosate....
01:32, 06/14/2019

Mexico asks US to invest in Central America WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico is proposing that the United States finance seven projects designed to boost the economies of three Central American nations whose poverty and violence now pushes desperate migrants to travel north. Mexican foreign minister M...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Volkswagen to invest $1.1B in battery production plant BERLIN — Automaker Volkswagen AG says it is investing 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) to set up a battery production plant in Germany. Chief executive Herbert Diess said Tuesday that the factory is part of the company’s effort to electrify its ...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Donald Trump, Democrats Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer agree to spend $2T to fix U.S. infrastructure President Donald Trump and the top two Democrats in Congress met Tuesday, and said they agreed that efforts to repair and maintain U.S. infrastructure will cost about $2 trillion....
13:16, 04/30/2019

Mexico reveals border infrastructure plan; Trump vows migration deal details Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to succeed on its deal with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico's foreign minister said on Tuesday....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Trump's love for infrastructure doesn't extend to California's high-speed rail project Even as President Donald Trump insists he's supportive of infrastructure projects, some say his record proves otherwise, especially when looking at high-speed rail....
16:32, 05/22/2019

China's Alibaba to invest $100 million in Russian e-commerce JV China's Alibaba and Russia's RDIF sovereign wealth fund will each invest $100 million in a Russian joint venture, RDIF said in a statement on Wednesday....
11:32, 06/05/2019

Bayer to invest 5 billion euros in weedkiller research Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.64 billion) in weedkiller research....
01:00, 06/14/2019

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in new weed killing methods BERLIN (AP) — German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer says it plans to invest some 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) over the next decade in developing “additional methods to combat weeds.” Friday’s announcement came as Bayer ...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Volkswagen to invest 1bn euros in battery production plant BERLIN (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen AG says it is investing 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) to set up a battery production plant in Germany. Chief executive Herbert Diess said Tuesday that the factory is part of the company’s effort to electrify...
04:48, 05/14/2019

SoftBank set to invest in British financing group Greensill A prospective deal between SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund and UK-based financing group Greensill Capital could be announced as early as Monday, a city source told Reuters....
07:48, 05/12/2019

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in weedkiller research to help reputation Germany's Bayer sought to repair its reputation on Friday after damage caused by U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, saying it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in weedkiller research....
11:32, 06/14/2019

Jet Shares Hit Record Low After Report Hinduja, Etihad May Not Invest Middle Eastern carrier Etihad, which owns an about 24 per cent stake in Jet Airways, had submitted a bid for the grounded airline last month, while family-run Hinduja Group was said to be considering......
06:32, 06/11/2019

Finistere, 3 Israeli firms to invest $100 mln in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
22:00, 05/26/2019

Ford to Invest $500 Million in Rivian, a Tesla Rival Rivian is developing a pickup and an S.U.V. on a chassis that Ford plans to use for models of its own. Two months ago, Amazon led a $700 million investment....
09:16, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Bayer to invest 5 bln euros in weedkiller research Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.64 billion) in weedkiller research....
01:32, 06/14/2019

Joy Behar asks Trump voters: 'Would you let him invest your money?' The hosts of "The View" had some tough words for President Donald Trump after a New York Times report surfaced claiming that he lost more than $1 billion between 1985 and 1994....
11:48, 05/08/2019

Australian musicians band together to invest in solar farms Exclusive: Midnight Oil, Cloud Control, Vance Joy and Regurgitator join FEAT., a new platform encouraging their industry to back sustainabilityIn the spring of 2017, immediately after the release of the Australian band Cloud Control’s third album, Zo...
22:00, 06/03/2019

VW truck brand to invest $344 mln in Brazil after Ford exit Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernardo do Campo, an industrial city near Sao Paulo....
11:32, 05/21/2019

Berkshire Hathaway To Invest $10 Billion In Occidental For Anadarko Buy Occidental and Chevron Corp are locked in a battle to buy Anadarko's prized assets in West Texas' huge Permian shale oil field, the biggest oil-industry takeover in years...
09:00, 04/30/2019

Britain’s Ineos to invest $2 billion in Saudi plants MADRID (AP) — British petrochemicals maker Ineos is investing $2 billion to build three plants in Saudi Arabia, as western companies appear to be shedding their reluctance to do business with the kingdom following the killing of Washington Post colum...
04:00, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Buffett's Berkshire to invest $10 bln in Occidental for Anadarko buy Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc will put $10 billion behind Occidental Petroleum Corp's bid as it tries to see off competition from Chevron Corp to buy smaller rival Anadarko Petroleum Corp....
08:00, 04/30/2019

VW, BMW invest in Swedish battery cell producer Northvolt Volkswagen and BMW are among investors in Europe's biggest lithium-ion battery plant, Sweden's Northvolt said. Separately, VW said it was buying a 20 percent stake in Northvolt, which will also build a battery factory with VW in Germany....
08:16, 06/12/2019

Volkswagen to invest up to 4 billion euros in digital transformation Volkswagen will invest up to 4 billion euros over the years to 2023 to digitalize its administration and production, the German carmaker said on Wednesday, adding that up to 4,000 jobs in non-production units could be cut....
01:32, 06/05/2019

Looking To Invest In FDs? Compare Interest Rates Paid By Top Banks Some fixed deposits come with a premature withdrawal facility while some require a compulsory lock-in period. Fixed deposit interest rates are also higher than those offered by savings accounts....
14:00, 04/28/2019

Why foreign buyers invest in US residential real estate Chris Marlin of Lennar International says foreign buyers of U.S. property have been a "fair mixture" of seeking yield and self-use in the past few years. He also weighs in on the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on Chinese real estate investments i...
03:16, 06/11/2019

Trump infrastructure meeting dispute shows Dems' 'transparent' strategy to hinder president: Compagno The Democratic leadership's decision to accuse President Trump of a "cover-up" just before meeting with him to discuss infrastructure was a "transparent" political move....
17:48, 05/22/2019

Climate-focused Democratic candidate Jay Inslee proposes $9T clean energy jobs and infrastructure plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee released a clean energy plan Thursday that he says would create 8 million jobs in a decade while transitioning the economy away from fossil fuels to combat climate change....
06:32, 05/16/2019

People are calling for boycotts of Georgia and Alabama over anti-abortion bills, and Hollywood stars are threatening to pull their projects from the states AP Photo/John Bazemore The governor of Georgia signed the country's most restrictive abortion bill into law last week, while Alabama lawmakers passed a bill poised to punish doctors who perform abortions at any stage. Abortion-rights activists are n...
23:32, 05/15/2019

Mahindra and Mahindra's Q4 Profit Slips By 20% To Rs. 849 Crore Mahindra also exported 10,200 vehicles during the current quarter, registering a growth of 17.1 per cent over the corresponding quarter previous year....
06:32, 05/30/2019

Canada's Trudeau to invest C$15.7 billion in coast guard overhaul Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said Canada would spend an estimated C$15.7 billion ($11.7 billion) to renew its coast guard fleet and that it would partner with a new shipyard to complete the project....
14:16, 05/22/2019

Google to invest euros in new data centre in Finland - STT report Google owner Alphabet Inc said it would invest 600 million euros ($672 million) in a new data centre in Hamina, Finland, it said, according to a report by Finnish STT news agency on Monday....
03:48, 05/27/2019

Colony Capital Aims to Invest $5 Billion in Latin America Investment-management firm Colony Capital said its newly acquired business in Latin America seeks to invest $5 billion in the region in coming years, much of it in Mexico....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Labor will invest AU$245m in regional telco programs if elected Labor’s promises have mirrored the Coalition’s, with AU$160 million to go to the mobile blackspots program and AU$60 million to work on Connected Community Plans with state, territory, and local governments....
20:48, 04/30/2019

GM to invest $24 mln in Fort Wayne plant, boost pickup production General Motors Co said on Thursday it would invest $24 million to increase truck production at its assembly plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, which makes Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra models....
14:32, 05/30/2019

Fiat Chrysler to invest $4B to regain lost share in Brazil Fiat Chrysler is bringing new models to Brazil and expanding local Jeep and engine production in a bid to regain lost market share in Latin America's biggest economy....
05:16, 05/23/2019

Toyota to invest $100 million in self-driving and robotic technology start-ups Toyota Motor plans to invest millions in businesses that specialize in autonomous transportation in the automaker's most recent push to step into the self-driving market....
09:48, 05/02/2019

Want to invest like Warren Buffett? Here are the ins and outs of buying preferred stock Warren Buffett's latest deal involves the preferred stock of Occidental Petroleum. Here's what that means and when it could be a good option for you....
08:00, 05/19/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
08:48, 05/03/2019

Private lending can be a good — if risky — way to invest in real estate Tired of flipping? Have no interest in being a landlord? Lending money to builders taking on a flip can be one way to stay in the investing game. But it isn't without its risks....
11:00, 05/07/2019

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
23:32, 05/26/2019

GM to invest $150 million to boost production of heavy duty trucks General Motors Co president Mark Reuss said on Wednesday that the automaker is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly plant, Michigan to boost production of heavy duty trucks by another 40,000 vehicles a year....
10:00, 06/12/2019

GM to sell Lordstown plant, invest $700 million in Ohio: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday that General Motors Co will sell its Lordstown, Ohio plant to a company to build electric trucks and will invest $700 million in three other Ohio facilities....
09:32, 05/08/2019

Amazon to Invest in Deliveroo, a Rival to Uber in Food Delivery The $575 million investment strengthens one of the biggest overseas rivals to Uber’s food-delivery division, which the ride-hailing company considers a key business....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Brazil's Vale will invest $1.9 billion to shut down nine dams -filing Brazilian mining company Vale SA said it will spend $1.9 billion for the decommissioning of nine tailing dams in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, according to a securities filing late on Friday....
11:32, 06/08/2019

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trust in its business in the wake of thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup herbicide causes cancer....
15:00, 06/14/2019

GM to invest $150 million to boost heavy-duty pickup truck production General Motors Co president Mark Reuss said on Wednesday that the automaker is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly plant, Michigan, to boost production of heavy duty trucks by another 40,000 vehicles a year....
12:00, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Natura to invest in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
07:32, 05/03/2019

Brazil pension fund Previ to invest in upcoming share offerings Brazil's largest pension fund Previ intends to be an active investor in a series of upcoming share offerings as part of an effort to diversify its portfolio, its Chief Executive Jose Mauricio Coelho told Reuters....
08:00, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 3-Brazil's Natura to invest $5 mln in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest up to $5 million in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
12:48, 05/03/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest $5 million in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest up to $5 million in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
22:00, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 2-GM to invest $150 mln to boost heavy-duty pickup truck production General Motors Co president Mark Reuss said on Wednesday that the automaker is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly plant, Michigan, to boost production of heavy duty trucks by another 40,000 vehicles a year....
10:00, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-WeWork owner starts $2.9 bln platform to invest in real estate Shared office space company WeWork's owner, The We Company, on Wednesday set up a new real-estate investment platform, Ark, to buy and develop commercial properties around the world....
06:16, 05/15/2019

Toyota may invest about $550 mln in China ride-hailing firm Didi - Nikkei Toyota Motor Corp is considering investing about 60 billion yen ($550 million) in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....
22:48, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Oi to invest 7 bln reais per year, focus on FTTH broadband service -CFO Brazilian telecommunications firm Oi plans to spend 7 billion reais ($1.76 billion) in capital expenditures per year until 2020, focusing mostly in the expansion of its high-speed fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband service, Chief Financial Officer Ca...
09:16, 05/14/2019

Hyundai, Kia Invest 80 Million Euros In Rimac; Establish Technology Partnership The companies have announced a strategic partnership to collaborate on the development of high-performance electric vehicles. Rimac has established themselves as a leader in high-performance electric......
12:16, 05/14/2019

Berkshire Hathaway to invest $10 billion in Occidental to finance Anadarko deal Berkshire Hathaway has committed a $10 billion investment in Occidental Petroleum contingent on the company completing its proposed takeover of Anadarko Petroleum. CNBC's Jim Cramer joins "Squawk Box" to discuss....
07:32, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Natura to invest in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
09:48, 05/03/2019

Toyota may invest about $550 million in China ride-hailing firm Didi: Nikkei Toyota Motor Corp is considering investing about 60 billion yen ($550 million) in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....
02:48, 05/29/2019

IKEA to invest 400 million euros in French city center stores over three years IKEA plans to invest 400 million euros ($448 million)in France over the next three years as it builds up its new city center stores in the country, IKEA France's chief executive Walter Kadnar said on Monday....
03:16, 05/06/2019

Toyota reportedly may invest about $550 million in China ride-hailing firm Didi Toyota Motor is considering investing about $550 million in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....
06:00, 05/29/2019

JPMorgan Chase will invest $125 million in programs to encourage people to save money JPMorgan Chase & Co will provide $125 million over the next five years to nonprofit groups in the United States and abroad that help people save, pay down debt and improve their credit scores, the bank said on Wednesday....
06:16, 05/15/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in emerging brands through venture capital funds-chairman Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in emerging brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
07:32, 05/03/2019

GM expected to invest $150 million to boost truck output in Flint, Michigan - sources General Motors Co is expected to announce on Wednesday it is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly in Michigan to boost production of heavy duty trucks, sources briefed on the matter said....
15:32, 06/11/2019

GM to invest $700 million and create 450 jobs in Ohio as it negotiates sale of Lordstown plant General Motors said Wednesday it's investing $700 million and creating about 450 new manufacturing jobs in Ohio as it negotiates the sale of its Lorsdtown, Ohio, factory to electric truckmaker Workhorse Group....
11:48, 05/08/2019

GM expected to invest $150 million to boost truck output in Flint, Michigan: sources General Motors Co is expected to announce on Wednesday it is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly in Michigan to boost production of heavy duty trucks, sources briefed on the matter said....
16:16, 06/11/2019

Exclusive: Banks to invest around $50 million in digital cash settlement project - sources Several of the world's largest banks are in the process of investing around $50 million to create a digital cash system using blockchain technology to settle financial transactions, according to people familiar with the plans....
17:32, 05/16/2019

Chamillionaire, E-40 Join Forces to Invest in Minority Startups: 'We Have to Create More Diversity in This Industry' While recording artist and entrepreneur Chamillionaire might be laying low these days on the Billboard charts, he’s been making plenty of noise as an angel investor. And with a portfolio that includes investments in Lyft, Ring (acquired by Amazon for...
13:48, 05/31/2019

Oi plans to invest 7 billion reais per year, focus on expanding FTTH broadband service-CFO Brazilian telecommunications firm Oi plans to invest 7 billion reais ($1.76 billion) per year until 2020, focusing mostly in the expansion of its high-speed fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband service, Chief Financial Officer Carlos Brandão, said on T...
08:16, 05/14/2019

Bill Gates and Travis Kalanick invest in A.I. chip start-up using light to move data Luminous wants to use silicon photonics -- a way to move data quickly with light -- to build a chip that can outperform Google's latest AI hardware. Big names are signing on....
04:48, 06/04/2019

Dems, Trump hold 'productive' infrastructure talks President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed Tuesday to work together on a "big and bold" $2 billion infrastructure package, but put off for later the difficult question of how to pay for it. (April 30)     ...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for digital infrastructure fund -sources Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack, has raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructure, seeking to capitalize on new technologies such as 5G wireless networks and the Internet of Things ...
00:16, 06/05/2019

Pelosi: Trump 'took a pass' on infrastructure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump "took a pass" on working together with Democrats to address the nation's crumbling infrastructure. (May 22)        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

'If I may have your attention': Pelosi calls Trump, Schumer 'kids' to get a word in on infrastructure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared to be the mom in the room Tuesday when Congressional Democrats met with the president at the White House to discuss a fix for the nation's crumbling infrastructure.        ...
17:00, 04/30/2019

Japan Is Getting a New Emperor. Here’s What to Know About Him An Osaka restaurant has a new menu item: pizzas that spell out the characters “rei” and “wa” with cheese. They aren’t the only ones celebrating the name of Japan’s new imperial era. Baristas are spelling it out in ...
22:16, 04/29/2019

Japan's Abe Looks to Mediate Between U.S., Iran Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek to open a channel of communication between Iran and the U.S. as part of a diplomatic effort to prevent a military standoff between Tehran and Washington from tipping into conflict....
08:16, 06/12/2019

A 'love match' that won over Japan In the late 1950s, royal wedding fever swept Japan. Then-Crown Prince Akihito had fallen for literature graduate Michiko Shoda, whom he met on a tennis court in 1957 in a fateful encounter that came to be known as the "love match."...
12:00, 05/04/2019

Japan's Banks Are About to Get Even Feebler Japan’s banks are the weak link in its economic framework. If the government goes ahead with its tax increase, the problems will only get worse—and there is nothing the BOJ can do about it....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Japan's Emperor Abdicates Emperor Akihito bid farewell after 30 years, as his son prepared to assume the Chrysanthemum Throne at midnight following the first abdication by a Japanese emperor in more than 200 years....
08:00, 04/30/2019

What It's Like to Raise Kids in Japan Shima and Jenny live in Tokyo with their two young daughters, Velvet Jean and Birdie Moon. Shima was born and raised in Japan, while Jenny grew up near Chicago and moved to Japan 10 years ago. I spent a day with the family to learn about all that is ...
11:00, 05/15/2019

Japan Arrive At The World Cup With A New Look And Something To Prove The USA’s top nemesis in the Women’s World Cup comes into 2019 with plenty of questions to answer, despite winning it all in 2011 and placing second in 2015. A disastrous failure to qualify for the 2016 Olympics ended the eight-year tenure of Japanes...
16:32, 06/08/2019

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live out their wildest dreams in the Rhineland....
14:48, 05/27/2019

Japan Surprises With 2.1% Growth, but It's Not All Roses The Japanese economy unexpectedly grew in the first quarter of 2019 supported by government spending, although there were some worrying signs connected to the U.S.-China trade dispute....
07:00, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Abe says he is outraged over Japan stabbings KAWASAKI, Japan (AP) — The Latest on a stabbing attack at a bus stop just outside Japan’s capital (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has described a fatal stabbing spree near Tokyo as harrowing, adding that he ...
23:16, 05/27/2019

Explainer: Why is Japan's Abe going to Iran? What can he accomplish? Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is due to visit Iran next week in an apparent mediation mission to ease tension between Iran and the United States....
04:16, 06/07/2019

Trump to Japan abductee family: 'You will win' U.S. President Donald Trump has sent a letter to the family of a Japanese citizen abducted to North Korea, less than a month after meeting with them in May....
07:32, 06/16/2019

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s largest and third-largest economies -- are negotiating a deal of their own. Both sides insist they want ...
08:00, 04/29/2019

China vs. India vs. Australia vs. Japan Chinese stocks have been under-performing, but what about India, Japan, Australia? Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor Mark Galasiewski explain why he sees the light at the end of the tunnel for several regional markets....
06:16, 05/01/2019

| Lealiifano to leave Brumbies for Japan Inspirational cancer survivor Christian Lealiifano will leave the Brumbies at the end of the season for Japan after an offer that was "too hard to turn down"....
01:48, 06/17/2019

Rouhani: Japan wants to keep buying Iranian oil Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tehran on Wednesday that Japan wants to keep buying Iranian oil, as tension between Tehran and Washington stokes fears of fresh conflict in the Middle East....
13:32, 06/12/2019

You Can Now Have Official Pokemon Weddings In Japan ESCRIT, a Japanese company specialising in wedding ceremonies, recently teamed up with The Pokemon Company to start offering officially licensed Pokemon weddings. There are now some pictures of the first ceremony to be hold, and there is a lot to tak...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s unclear if his request will gain traction....
07:16, 05/22/2019

Japan F-35 fighter crash cause revealed The sudden crash of a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter into the Pacific Ocean in April this year was likely caused by the "spatial disorientation" of its pilot, the country's defense minister said Monday....
08:00, 06/10/2019

Japan Downgrades Views on Its Economy The Japanese government downgraded its view of industrial production and other key parts of the economy, highlighting concerns about the U.S.-China trade dispute ahead of President Trump’s visit to Tokyo....
05:48, 05/24/2019

Correction: Japan-Energy story In a story June 7 about Japan's energy policy, The Associated Press referred incorrectly to the plutonium reduction target cited by a policy research group....
01:48, 06/10/2019

Japan is running out of phone numbers We've reached the point where we're running out of 11-digit phone numbers. Japan plans to release 10-billion 14-digit numbers by 2021, in response to concerns that the country may run out of its 11-digit phone numbers by 2022. The rapid ado...
18:48, 05/16/2019

PM Abe says Japan wants to develop ties with Iran Japan would like to maintain, and develop, its traditionally friendly ties with Iran, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday....
21:32, 05/15/2019

Yokai Watch 4 has been delayed again in Japan. Yokai Watch 4 has been delayed again in Japan. Originally slated for winter 2018, the Nintendo Switch game was delayed to June 6. Now it is scheduled for June 20 to improve quality. No word yet about an international release....
06:00, 05/16/2019

Japan back on track with 2-1 win over Scotland Strikers Mana Iwabuchi and Yuika Sugasawa were on the scoresheet as Japan got their women's World Cup campaign back on track with a 2-1 victory over Scotland in Rennes on Friday....
09:32, 06/14/2019

Japan PM Abe considering visit to Iran as early as mid-June: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering visiting Iran as early as mid-June, NHK national television said on Friday, as international concern grows about rising tension between Iran and the United States....
00:48, 05/24/2019

Sega's Judgment Going Back On Sale In Japan This past March, actor and musician Pierre Taki, who voiced yakuza Kyohei Hamura in Judgment, was arrested for alleged illegal drug use. Sega decided to cease sales of the game in Japan. It will go back on sale this July with another actor playing Ha...
11:16, 05/21/2019

Two Melons Auctioned For Record Price $45,600 In Japan Two melons from the Japanese city of Yubari have fetched a record price of 5 million yen, or $45,600,in the first auction of this year's agricultural season in the country....
06:16, 05/24/2019

Two killed, 15 schoolgirls injured in Japan stabbing: NHK A schoolgirl and an adult man were killed and 15 other young girls injured in a stabbing at a bus stop just outside Tokyo on Tuesday, Japanese national broadcaster NHK cited authorities as saying, and another man detained at the scene also later died...
21:48, 05/27/2019

For Trump, a ‘very big event’ in Japan that he struggles to explain The U.S. promoter in chief has avoided details about the historic succession of Emperor Naruhito and appeared most excited about his own role as he heads to Tokyo....
09:32, 05/24/2019

For Trump’s Japan Trip, Abe Piles on the Flattery. But to What End? Observers have their doubts about whether a trip filled with flattery will entice Mr. Trump to cooperate on trade and other matters of Japanese interest....
09:48, 05/24/2019

2 Dead, 17 Injured In Japan Mass Stabbing A mass stabbing rampage outside of Tokyo on Tuesday killed a schoolgirl, and the suspected attacker was also dead after turning his knife on himself, according to local media....
20:48, 05/27/2019

How I flew to Japan and am headed to Spain for free Chase cards have best terms, but hefty yearly fees, but way more generous than specific airline cards. Marriott's card is liberal, but expires soon.        ...
15:16, 05/27/2019

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s foreign minister will ask international media organisations to use the family name first when writing Ja...
02:16, 05/22/2019

Two die, 15 injured in Japan mass stabbing – video A 57-year old man attacked a group of people, including more than a dozen schoolgirls, at a bus stop in Kawasaki City before fatally injuring himself. One schoolgirl and one adult died from their injuries. Thirteen girls aged six or seven were injure...
13:16, 05/28/2019

A Theory Why Marvel Movies Don't Dominate Japan Marvel movies are successful in Japan. They are popular. But while Avengers: Endgame dominated theaters around the world for weeks, it was soon toppled in Japan by the latest Detective Conan anime. Why are American superhero movies less popular in Ja...
06:48, 05/30/2019

Carter Stewart, 19, Chooses Japan Over the M.L.B. Draft Stewart, who was drafted by the Braves last year but did not sign, has chosen to start his career abroad, which would allow him to become a major league free agent more quickly....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Why Japan Is Risking a Tax Hike in a Slow Economy While tax hikes are rarely popular anywhere, in Japan increases in the national sales tax proved especially toxic, squelching economic growth and damaging political careers. Yet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to let it rise again in October, a...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Japan, Russia accuse each other of military buildups Russia and Japan have accused each other of military buildups as their foreign and defense ministers met in Tokyo for talks that failed to make progress on decades-long island disputes....
08:16, 05/30/2019

Japan To Buy 105 F-35 US Stealth Warplanes: Donald Trump Japan plans to buy 105 US-made stealth warplanes, US President Donald Trump said on Monday, giving it the largest F35 fleet of any US ally, according to the American leader....
04:00, 05/27/2019

Trump hails ‘treasured alliance’ between US and Japan President Trump on Monday quoted ancient Japanese poetry and called the relationship between the US and Japan a “treasured alliance” during a toast before a state banquet with newly crowned Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo. The Imperial Househol...
10:00, 05/27/2019

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China TOKYO (AP) — While in Japan, President Donald Trump can point to Tokyo’s streets to drive home a sore point in trade relations between the allies: the absence of made-in-USA vehicles. The $70 billion Japanese trade surplus with the U.S. is dwar...
20:32, 05/24/2019

Alexa's in-skill purchasing comes to the UK, Germany and Japan In-game purchases are now par for the course on mobile, so it wasn't going to be long before the same principle was applied to voice assistants. Last year, Amazon opened up in-skill purchasing to all developers in the US after limited availabili...
08:16, 05/01/2019

Japan says Abe's Iran trip not meant to mediate row with US Japan's top government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's high-stakes trip to Iran is intended to help de-escalate tensions in the Mideast — and not specifically mediate between Tehran and Washington....
00:48, 06/13/2019

"Overwhelmed": Japan Rings In New Era As Naruhito Becomes Emperor A new era dawned in Japan on Wednesday as Naruhito officially became emperor at midnight following his father's historic abdication from the Chrysanthemum Throne, the world's oldest monarchy....
13:00, 04/30/2019

Japan Display says Taiwan's TPK decided against investing Japan Display Inc on Monday said it has received notice from TPK Holding Co Ltd that the Taiwanese flat screen maker has decided against investing in the Apple Inc supplier....
21:00, 06/16/2019

What's in a name? Japan puzzles over 'Reiwa', the term for new imperial era Japanese printers rushed to turn out calendars emblazoned with the new imperial era name on Tuesday as the public tried to make sense of the meaning of "Reiwa" a day after its unveiling gripped the nation....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Iran newspaper to Japan: 'How Can You Trust A War Criminal?' A hard-line Iranian newspaper has printed a front page image showing the mushroom cloud of a nuclear blast, meant to criticize the Japanese prime minister's close ties with the U.S. ahead of his historic visit to Iran....
02:16, 06/12/2019

Avengers: Endgame Doesn't Dominate In Japan Marvel movies are definitely popular worldwide, even in Japan. But you know what is more popular in Japan? Pikachu, it seems. And depending on the week, Detective Conan, too....
03:48, 05/13/2019

Kamakura, Japan, asks tourists not to eat while walking Street food is a staple of many countries. But does that mean you should both buy and eat your food in the street? Japan is struggling to answer that question, particularly when it comes to popular tourist areas....
12:32, 05/13/2019

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said on Wednesday, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the country for a two-day visit....
05:48, 06/12/2019

Switch Outsells PS4 In Japan Despite Launching Three Years Later In just over two years, the Nintendo Switch has sold 8,125,637 units in Japan, according to the latest sales figures reported by Famitsu. That puts it above the current lifetime total of 8,077,756‬ for the PS4....
14:16, 05/15/2019

Japan's rising star could be its two-wheeled savior Carved into the north east coast of Kyushu, Japan's southern island, Fukuoka Prefecture is known for its ornate gardens, a majestic 17th century castle, a newly renovated art museum and some mouth-watering seafood. It will also play host to this year...
06:48, 05/07/2019

'We're Already Doing It': Japan Tests Unorthodox Economic Doctrine Modern monetary theory, which generally minimizes the importance of government deficits under certain circumstances, is at the center of a pressing policy debate in Japan related to a proposed sales tax....
08:01, 05/15/2019

Why People In Japan Are Unhappy Despite 10-Day Long Holiday It was supposed to a period of joyous national celebration, the 10-day Golden Week public holiday extended this year to celebrate the ascension of a new emperor to the Chrysanthemum Throne. So why are......
06:00, 04/29/2019

Novartis gets approval to sell Kymriah in Japan for $306,000 A Japanese government panel approved on Wednesday a price of 33.5 million yen ($305,800) for Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah, allowing the Swiss drugmaker to press ahead with a campaign to kick-start sluggish sales of the treatment....
07:00, 05/15/2019

Car hits 13 children, 4 seriously injured, in western Japan A car has slammed into a group of 16 mostly kindergarten children who were walking in the lakeside city of Otsu in western Japan, leaving four seriously injured...
22:16, 05/07/2019

And then there were three - Japan's shrinking pool of imperial heirs Now that Japan has a new emperor, Naruhito, its imperial family will be left with just three heirs to the throne - one of whom is 83 - a situation likely to renew debate on the monarchy's males-only succession....
18:16, 04/30/2019

Google opens second Japan cloud region Located in Osaka and part of the company's US$47 billion global investment, Google's latest cloud region is the second in Japan and seventh in Asia-Pacific, and supports a clientele that includes Asahi Group, Sharp, Yamaha, and Mercari....
00:48, 05/15/2019

Japan holds off Scotland 2-1 at Women’s World Cup RENNES, France (AP) — Mana Iwabuchi had an early goal and then Japan held off a late charge from Scotland for a 2-1 victory on Friday at the Women’s World Cup. Iwabuchi, who was on the Japanese team that won the World Cup in 2011, scored in the...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Japan emperor's first public greeting attracts 140,000 Emperor Naruhito greeted tens of thousands of people at the Imperial Palace on Saturday in his first public appearance since he took the throne days earlier....
23:00, 05/04/2019

McCarron pulls away in Japan for 3rd victory of season Scott McCarron had three birdies on the back nine to pull away for a 5-under 67 and a three-shot victory in the MasterCard Japan Championship        ...
00:48, 06/10/2019

Centuries ago, women ruled Japan. What changed? The long-term survival of the world's oldest monarchy will depend on a schoolboy when Japan's current emperor abdicates next week, reviving calls for an end to laws that bar women from the throne....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Life as a mixed-race model in Japan For 18-year-old model Rina Fukushi, Tokyo is home. But growing up as a mixed-race child in Japan wasn't always easy. With a Japanese-American father and a Filipina mother, Fukushi was one of a growing number of biracial individuals identifying as "ha...
23:32, 05/20/2019

Trump pressed Japan's Abe to build more vehicles in the U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe discussed recent announcements by Japanese automakers, such as Toyota Motor Corp., to invest more in U.S. plants....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Naruhito, Japan’s New Emperor, Ascends to the Throne Emperor Naruhito of Japan vowed to “bear in mind the path trodden by past emperors” during a ceremony at the Imperial Palace after his father, Akihito, abdicated the throne a day earlier....
09:48, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Japan sees no immediate threat from N. Korea Japan’s Defense Ministry says North Korean missiles have not reached anywhere near the country’s coast and that Japan is not facing any security threat...
19:48, 05/03/2019

In Japan, Domino's New Pizza Has Over Two Pounds Of Cheese Domino’s has just released a “New Yorker One-Kilo Ultra Cheese” pizza that has been covered with, that’s right, one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of 100 percent mozzarella cheese....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Emperor announces abdication as Japan marks end of era Japanese Emperor Akihito has announced his abdication at a palace ceremony, as the nation embraced the end of his reign with reminiscence and hope for a new era...
04:48, 04/30/2019

Japan's geisha and the unfortunate image of sex workers After years of training and decades of practice, geisha become highly skilled performers and entertainers. There is, however, still a common misconception among foreigners that geisha are synonymous with prostitutes....
09:32, 06/11/2019

Kudlow says US-Japan trade deal is possible this month White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Friday that the U.S. could reach a trade deal with Japan by the end of this month, far exceeding all prior expectations....
19:32, 05/03/2019

Japan says Abe’s Iran trip not meant to mediate row with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s top government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s high-stakes trip to Iran is intended to help de-escalate tensions in the Mideast — and not specifically mediate between Tehran and Washington. The remarks by C...
22:48, 06/12/2019

Japan Marks the End of an Era With the Abdication of Emperor Akihito TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Emperor Akihito announced his abdication at a palace ceremony Tuesday in his final address, as the nation embraced the end of his reign with reminiscence and hope for a new era. “Today, I am concluding my duties as t...
03:16, 04/30/2019

Japan gets ‘all clear’ to mine Mars’ moon Japan is ready to mine Mars’ largest moon after successfully completing all of the compulsory “space contamination” paperwork. Japanese space agency JAXA hopes to travel to the Mars moon, drill into it and then bring a piece of it b...
10:48, 05/17/2019

US ends its search for F-35 that crashed off Japan in April TOKYO (AP) — The U.S Navy is halting its search for a Japanese F-35A stealth fighter that crashed off Japan’s coast last month. The pilot is still missing, and Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said Japan would continue its search. The U....
00:16, 05/09/2019

Japan's Suga: possible for PM Abe to dissolve lower house Japan's top government spokesman said on Friday it is possible that the prime minister could dissolve the lower house of parliament if the opposition submits a motion of no confidence against his cabinet....
01:32, 05/17/2019

Japan's emperor's first public greeting attracts 140,000 Emperor Naruhito greeted tens of thousands of people at the Imperial Palace on Saturday in his first public appearance since he took the throne days earlier....
14:48, 05/04/2019

Iran newspaper to Japan: ‘How Can You Trust A War Criminal?’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A hard-line Iranian newspaper has printed a front page image showing the mushroom cloud of a nuclear blast, meant to criticize the Japanese prime minister’s close ties with the U.S. ahead of his historic visit to Iran. The d...
00:32, 06/12/2019

In Kikuchi vs. Ohtani, Japan Sees Another Great Rivalry Japanese baseball fans, more than those in North America, tend to focus on specific pitcher-batter showdowns. Yusei Kikuchi and Shohei Ohtani could offer a tantalizing one on American soil....
18:48, 05/29/2019

Crown Prince Naruhito poised to become Japan's next emperor Crown Prince Naruhito, known as an earnest man with a passion for water conservation, is poised to become Japan's next emperor on Wednesday, a day after his father gave up the throne in the country's first abdication in two centuries....
16:48, 04/30/2019

Trump watches 'incredible' sumo wrestling in Japan U.S. President Donald Trump, on a four-day visit to Japan, spent what he said was "an incredible evening" watching the Japanese national sport of sumo on Sunday, although the visit left some wrestling fans grumbling over tight security....
05:00, 05/26/2019

Japan Display says has not received notice about Chinese investment Apple Inc supplier Japan Display Inc on Friday said it had not received notice from a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium about a potential 80 billion yen ($740 million) investment, raising the possibility of a critical delay in much-needed cash....
01:32, 06/14/2019

The Latest: It’s golf, sumo wrestling for Trump in Japan TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Japan (all times local): 2:12 p.m. For President Donald Trump, politics never stops — even when he’s on foreign soil. Trump is tweeting after a golf game with Japanese Prime Mini...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Trump Brings His Own Prize to Japan's Sumo Championship Japan’s ancient sporting tradition is getting an infusion of the Trump brand Sunday when President Trump becomes the first American leader to present a trophy to the winner of a sumo wrestling tournament in Tokyo....
22:48, 05/25/2019

Japan and Russia accuse one another of dangerous military buildup The accusations have been leveled at a meeting between foreign and defense ministers in Tokyo. At dispute are islands both countries claim as their own, and a new US missile defense system....
22:16, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Trump, in Japan, needles US ally over trade TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s state visit to Japan. (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Sunday President Donald Trump has begun a state visit to Japan by needling the American ally over its trade imbalance with the United States...
09:00, 05/25/2019

Sanchez fit to start for Chile against Japan in Copa America SAO PAULO (AP) — Chile coach Reinaldo Rueda says forward Alexis Sanchez has recovered from an ankle problem and could start the team’s Copa America opener against Japan on Monday. Sanchez is Chile’s top scorer with 41 goals and helped the...
14:16, 06/12/2019

Argentina earns first World Cup point with 0-0 Japan draw A resolute Argentina held former champion Japan to a 0-0 draw Monday in their opening Group D match at the Women's World Cup       ...
12:00, 06/10/2019

At least 1 dead, 19 injured in Japan bus stop stabbing attack Thirteen children are among the victims in a morning stabbing attack at a bus stop near Tokyo, Japanese authorities and media said.        ...
00:16, 05/28/2019

'Sense of solemnity': Japan emperor assumes throne The following is an English translation by the Imperial Household Agency of Japanese Emperor Naruhito's speech on Wednesday at his accession ceremony....
23:16, 04/30/2019

Pentagon investigating whether Navy hid USS McCain from Trump in Japan Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said his chief of staff is investigating reports that the White House ordered the USS John McCain be hidden or obscured from view during President Donald Trump's visit to Japan....
10:32, 05/30/2019

Trump, in Japan, says Tokyo has ‘substantial’ trade advantage over US President Trump, in his first day of a four-day visit to Japan, said in Tokyo on Saturday that the country has a “substantial” trade over the U.S. -- and that he hopes a future trade agreement will rebalance the situation....
13:16, 05/25/2019

Airbus delivers first A350 to Japan after landmark deal Airbus delivered its first A350 aircraft to Japan Air Lines on Thursday, saying the specially tailored version would start operating on Japan's busy domestic routes....
03:00, 06/13/2019

Flying a Drone While Drunk Could Land You in Prison in Japan You’d assume it would go without saying that operating any kind of machinery or vehicle after a few drinks is a dumb idea—even if it’s one navigated by remote control. But as reported by the BBC, this week, Japan’s parliament has passed a law making ...
08:00, 06/13/2019

Japan's SoftBank invests $1 billion in delivery app Rappi Japan's SoftBank will invest $1 billion in Colombian delivery app Rappi, marking the first move by its newly created Innovation Fund for Latin America, according to a statement on Tuesday, confirming earlier media reports....
19:16, 04/30/2019

Tiger to return to Japan at Zozo Championship in October "Tiger Woods will return to Japan for the first time since 2006 to compete in the inaugural Zozo Championship in October, the Masters champion said on Wednesday."...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Trump, Japan’s PM bond on golf course during state visit Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seems to know how to appeal to President Trump as he tries to ease trade tensions between Japan and the U.S. – including a threat of auto tariffs -- and continue to receive U.S. support in dealing with North Korea....
09:00, 05/26/2019

Trump awards ‘President’s Cup’ at sumo match in Japan President Trump is accustomed to congratulating sports stars in the United States. But no president before him has ever presented a championship trophy to a sumo wrestler in Japan....
09:00, 05/26/2019

Japan mass stabbing: two dead, 15 schoolgirls injured A schoolgirl and an adult man were killed and 15 other young girls injured in a stabbing at a bus stop just outside Tokyo on Tuesday, Japanese national broadcaster NHK cited authorities as saying....
03:00, 05/28/2019

Iran’s top diplomat unimpressed with Japan mediation offer TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister appears unimpressed with Japan’s offer to mediate in a crisis between Tehran and Washington, and says President Donald Trump should make his intentions clear about any talks with Iran through ac...
02:00, 05/28/2019

Japan's New Emperor Picks His Ride---an Old-School Toyota Crown Prince Naruhito will get more than a new title when he ascends the Japanese throne on May 1. He will also get a new set of wheels—an exclusive, superluxury, handmade Toyota....
10:48, 04/28/2019

| WATCH: Police on guard after mass stabbing in Japan Japanese firemen and police forensic experts gather at the site where two people, including a child, were feared dead in a mass stabbing attack that also injured 17 people in Kanagawa Prefecture. WATCH NOW....
02:00, 05/28/2019

Knife-wielding man attacks schoolgirls in Japan, killing 2 Most of the victims were schoolgirls who were lined up at a bus stop near Noborito Park in the city of Kawasaki when a man in his 50s began slashing them with knives.        ...
02:00, 05/28/2019

Japan arrests man for stabbing police officer, taking gun Japanese police on Monday arrested a man on charges of stabbing a police officer and grabbing a loaded handgun in a western city near Osaka, which hosts a summit of the G20 grouping next week, police said....
21:32, 06/16/2019

Trump rips Biden during state visit to Japan ​President Trump sided with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s description of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden as “low IQ” during a news conference Monday in Tokyo with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Asked if he ...
10:00, 05/27/2019

Trump and Japan PM Abe to play golf at president's course US President Donald Trump took visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a game of golf on Saturday. The two leaders departed the White House for Trump's National Golf Club in Sterling in northern Virginia. (April 27)    &#...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Report: Japan bus stop stabbing wounds 19, kills up to 3 A man wielding a knife attacked commuters waiting at a bus stop just outside Tokyo during Tuesday morning’s rush hour, killing as many as three people and wounding at least 19, including 13 children...
18:32, 05/27/2019

Thirteen schoolgirls among those wounded in Japan stabbing: Kyodo Thirteen schoolgirls and three adults were injured in a suspected stabbing by a man just outside the Japanese capital of Tokyo on Tuesday, Kyodo news agency said....
18:48, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Trump heads back to US after visit to Japan TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 1:08 p.m. President Donald Trump is on his way back to the United States after a four-day visit to Japan. Trump and first lady Melania Trump said goodbye to J...
23:16, 05/27/2019

2 dead, including child, after stabbing spree in Japan Authorities say 16 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in an attack in Kawasaki, outside of Tokyo. One adult and one child have died....
19:16, 05/27/2019

Japan stabbing attack: Several killed, children among injured At least three people, including a child, are feared dead in a mass stabbing attack in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo. A suspect who was detained at the scene has also died, according to police....
19:48, 05/27/2019

Two killed including girl, 12, in Japan stabbing spree Two people, including a 12-year-old girl, were killed and at least 15 other children hurt in a stabbing spree in Japan on Tuesday -- a rare act of public violence in a country considered one of the safest in the world....
22:16, 05/27/2019

One schoolgirl killed, 12 injured in stabbing at Japan bus stop: NHK One young schoolgirl was killed and at least 12 others were injured in a stabbing at a bus stop just outside the Japanese capital, Tokyo, on Tuesday, national broadcaster NHK cited police as saying....
20:00, 05/27/2019

Trump wishes happy Memorial Day to US forces in Japan ​President Trump on Tuesday concluded his four-day state visit to Japan by saluting American forces aboard a warship at a US naval base, wishing them a “happy Memorial Day.” ​”​You are the strongest, toughest, best, and bravest​,...
08:32, 05/28/2019

Flattery in Japan in rearview, Trump returns to DC snarls WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is returning to Washington, where less flattery and more work await. Trump touches down Tuesday after four days in Japan. There, he was the subject of nonstop flattery. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh AH&#...
10:32, 05/28/2019

Victims of knife attack on schoolgirls in Japan identified The two victims of a knife-wielding man’s attack on schoolgirls in Japan were identified as an 11-year-old girl and a Foreign Ministry official who was accompanying his daughter to a bus stop, officials said Tuesday. Clutching two knives, the 51-year...
11:32, 05/28/2019

President Donald Trump in Japan for state visit U.S President Donald Trump arrived for a four-day state visit to Japan, the first official visit of the Reiwa era.        ...
09:32, 05/26/2019

In Japan, Trump Defends Kim Jong Un and Attacks ‘Low IQ’ Joe ‘Bidan’ As his constituents back home headed into a long Memorial Day weekend, Donald Trump continued his track record of embarrassing himself on the world stage by praising a brutal dictator and attacking an American political opponent....
11:00, 05/26/2019

Japan's emperor prays for peace in first abdication in 200 years Japanese Emperor Akihito, in his final remarks as his three-decade reign drew to a close on Tuesday, thanked the people for their support and expressed hope for a peaceful future....
03:16, 04/30/2019

Japan v Scotland: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the game in RennesLi’s volley seals vital victory for China against South AfricaAnd feel free to email Niall or tweet him @niallmcveigh 1.39pm BST Shelley Kerr on picking Jane Ross: “Jane’s a top goalscorer. We need tha...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Infiniti moves HQ back to Japan as restructuring continues The announcement comes seven years after Infiniti set up shop in Hong Kong in a bid to establish itself as an international brand and build inroads into the mammoth Chinese market....
03:00, 05/29/2019

Japan edge battling Scotland as VAR controversy mars win "Japan scored twice in the first half in a 2-1 win over Scotland, a result that leaves Shelley Kerr\u0027s side\u0027s hopes hanging by a thread at the women\u0027s World Cup."...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Father arrested in Japan for using stun gun to discipline children A Japanese man was arrested on Wednesday for using a stun gun to discipline his three children, police said, the latest in a series of child-abuse cases that have prompted legislators to seek a ban on corporal punishment....
01:16, 05/29/2019

Trump is first head of state to meet Japan’s new emperor TOKYO — Under a blazing hot sun at Japan’s Imperial Palace, President Donald Trump on Monday became the first world leader to meet the new emperor of Japan. The president, who is on a four-day state visit, was the center of attention at a grand outdo...
19:48, 05/26/2019

Japan to add IT, telecom sectors to foreign ownership restriction Japan's government said on Monday it will add from August the information-technology and telecommunication sectors to a list of industries for which restrictions on foreign ownership of Japanese firms apply....
21:16, 05/26/2019

Attacker identified as Japan mourns stabbing victims Japanese authorities have named 51-year-old Ryuichi Iwasaki as the attacker who stabbed two people to death in a rare act of public violence in Japan on Tuesday....
00:48, 05/29/2019

Japan's new emperor welcomes Trump to Imperial Palace Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako have welcomed their first foreign dignitary to the Imperial Palace. US President Donald Trump will attend a state banquet ahead of talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
23:16, 05/26/2019

Explainer: Japan emperor abdication rare, but could set precedent Emperor Akihito, 85, will step down on Tuesday, almost three years after he first publicly hinted he wanted to retire and hand over to his heir, Crown Prince Naruhito. It is the first abdication by a Japanese monarch in two centuries....
14:32, 04/29/2019

Trump to be first head of state to meet Japan’s new emperor TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump is at Japan’s Imperial Palace meeting the new emperor. The president and his wife, first lady Melania Trump are kicking off Monday’s formal visit with handshakes and greetings with Emperor Naruhito and ...
23:32, 05/26/2019

Japan Will Enthrone a New Emperor. His Wife Won’t Be Allowed to Watch. The new empress, Masako, will be barred from attending the ascension ceremony on Wednesday of her husband, Naruhito — another illustration of the diminished status of women in Japan’s imperial family....
05:48, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump pressed Japan's Abe to build more vehicles in the U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to have Japanese automakers produce more vehicles in the United States, according to a readout of their recent meeting provided by the U.S. ambassador to Japan on Saturday....
13:16, 04/28/2019

2 Dead, Including Child, In Stabbing Attack In Japan TOKYO (AP) — Authorities say 16 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in an attack in Kawasaki, outside of Tokyo. One adult and one child have died. Fire officials tell the Kyodo news agency that a man has been detained in t...
20:16, 05/27/2019

If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies in the world, isn’t going to end anytime soon....
04:16, 05/21/2019

Anti-groping smartphone app highly popular in Japan  A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains....
09:16, 05/22/2019

High heels at work are necessary, says Japan's labour minister Ministry responds to #KuToo petition calling for end to women having to wear heels at workJapan’s health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is “necessary and appropriate” after a peti...
10:32, 06/05/2019

Report: Japan’s 84-year-old former empress has heart problem Reports say Japan’s 84-year-old former Empress Michiko has a heart problem that needs monitoring, but can go ahead with a planned trip to the ancient capital of Kyoto with her husband, who recently abdicated as emperor...
09:00, 06/10/2019

‘Drunk’ Japan lawmaker apologizes after urging war against Russia Friction between Japan and Russia is rising after a Japanese lawmaker urged other politicians to declare war against Russia to "regain" the Kuril Islands....
14:48, 05/14/2019

Japan's Blossoming 2.1% Growth Stuns Economists, but It's Not All Roses The Japanese economy unexpectedly grew in the first quarter of 2019 supported by government spending, although there were some worrying signs connected to the U.S.-China trade dispute....
02:48, 05/20/2019

Japan companies aim to boost productivity by hiring non-smokers A growing number of Japan-based businesses taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by going as far as hiring non-smokers to new positions, a report says....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Stamp to honor WWII battleship where Japan surrendered KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service will issue a stamp honoring the famous World War II battleship the USS Missouri that was the site of Japan’s unconditional surrender on Sept. 2, 1945, in Tokyo Bay. The Postal Service says that th...
07:32, 05/14/2019

Argentina 0-0 Japan: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened Argentina earned their first ever point at a World Cup after frustrating Japan with a solid defensive performance in a dour gameJapan held by Argentina 9.52pm BST Here is the match report ... Related: Japan held to goalless draw by Argentina at Women...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Japan uses turtle divination for emperor enthronement rites Japanese palace officials have used an ancient turtle-shell divination to choose sites to harvest sacred rice used in an upcoming annual harvest ritual — the most important one new Emperor Naruhito will perform after enthronement...
02:32, 05/13/2019

Japan PM Abe to meet Iran's Khamenei, Rouhani this week Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on a visit this week that aims at easing regional tension, in what experts called a rare, bold move for a Japanese leader....
21:32, 06/10/2019

Keywords expands game development outsourcing in Japan Keywords has more than 6,000 employees, and it recently added 45 more with the acquisition of Wizcorp, an engineering services company in Japan.Read More...
13:00, 05/11/2019

Japan tests world's fastest bullet train Japan has started testing its fastest-ever bullet train -- capable of reaching 400 kilometers per hour (249 mph) -- as it continues to develop the revolutionary mode of travel....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Japan's former empress has heart problem but fine to travel Japan's 84-year-old former Empress Michiko has left for a three-day trip to the city of Kyoto, with her doctors saying she has a heart problem but is fine as long as her condition is checked regularly....
02:48, 06/11/2019

High Heels "Necessary" In Workplaces, Says Japan Minister After Petition Japan's health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is "necessary and appropriate" after a petition was filed against the practice....
14:16, 06/05/2019

Sources: Pitcher skips MLB draft for Japan deal Carter Stewart is in agreement with a Japanese team on a deal that could set a new precedent for young prospects looking to make more money early in their careers....
03:16, 05/22/2019

Trump to Press for Trade Deal in Trip to Japan President Trump travels to Japan this week to keep up the pressure for a trade deal that has raised hackles among Japanese companies, while showing he is still aligned with Tokyo on North Korea policy....
09:16, 05/21/2019

Japan wrestling with Trump going to sumo during state visit Plans for U.S. President Donald Trump to check out the ancient Japanese sport of sumo wrestling during a state visit are raising security issues for organizers....
22:16, 05/20/2019

Japan just sent a privately-funded rocket into space for the first time ever SpaceX is already a household name around the globe, but there’s no shortage of other startups vying for their slice of the private spaceflight pie. Companies like the Jeff Bezos-led Blue Origin are doing some pretty impressive things, and a re...
15:32, 05/20/2019

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BBC reports. Speaking to parliament Wednesday, Tamuki Nemoto defended of the gendered footwear practice...
09:00, 06/06/2019

Putin says Japan's military cooperation with U.S. is source of concern President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia had concerns about Japan's military cooperation with the United States, but respected Tokyo's right to defend itself anyway it saw fit....
08:00, 06/06/2019

Japan PM to visit Iran in effort to mediate tension with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Iran in an effort to reduce tensions between Tehran and Washington. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thursday that Abe’s trip will be the first...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Japan Intervenes in U.S.-Iran Dispute With Abe's Visit to Tehran Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has built a close rapport with President Trump, will make a rare international diplomatic move by a Japanese leader with the trip this month....
04:00, 06/06/2019

Japan's trade negotiator: US won't impose quotas on autos Japan's trade negotiator has said Washington won't be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the economy minister, made the comment Friday after he spoke with his U.S. counterpart, Robert Lighthiz...
22:16, 05/16/2019

Japan finmin Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
20:16, 05/16/2019

Japan’s bare detention center holds many without convictions TOKYO (AP) — With its bare cells, the Tokyo Detention House looks much like a high-security prison, but those who get incarcerated here, including former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, have not been convicted of any crime. Japan’s system of refu...
03:48, 06/10/2019

Japan tests new Shinkansen bullet train prototype The next-generation ALFA-X train is on course to become the fastest in the world. Testing will continue for three years, and the train is scheduled to go into use in 2030....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Trade war could turn Japan, Taiwan firms into casualties Leading electronics manufacturers in Japan and Taiwan are facing a crisis because of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to possibly place 25 percent tariffs on another $300 billion worth of "Chinese" goods....
04:16, 05/16/2019

Trump’s Love for Tariffs Began in Japan’s ’80s Boom Thirty years later, few issues have defined Donald J. Trump’s presidency more than his love for tariffs — and on few issues has he has been more unswerving....
18:32, 05/15/2019

No defensive mindset from Japan in opening draw: coach Japan coach Asako Takakura was adamant that her side never set up to be defensive against any opponent, despite a goalless draw with lowly-ranked Argentina in their World Cup opener in Paris on Monday....
03:16, 06/11/2019

Kremlin says idea of Putin-Trump meeting at G20 in Japan up in air The Kremlin said on Tuesday that an idea for U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet at a meeting of the G20 in Japan later this month was hanging in the air and that there were no discussions on specifics yet....
06:48, 06/11/2019

Some Japan aluminium buyers agree Q3 premiums at $108/T, up 3% on qtr -sources Some Japanese aluminium buyers have agreed to pay a premium of $108 per tonne for shipments in July to September, up 3% from the current quarter, amid tighter supply in Asia, three sources directly involved in the pricing talks said on Wednesday....
03:48, 06/12/2019

Car Ploughs Into Young Children In Japan, Leaving Several Injured  A car ploughed into a group of kindergarten children in western Japan's Shiga region on Wednesday leaving at least four of them critically injured, police and reports said....
21:32, 05/07/2019

Fourteen Injured After Japan Driverless Train Goes Wrong Way Fourteen passengers were injured after an driverless five-car train in suburban Tokyo went in the wrong direction and crashed into a buffer stop, Japanese police said Sunday....
04:48, 06/02/2019

Japan welcomes new emperor Naruhito as Reiwa era begins Emperor Naruhito promises to continue path trodden by his father, ‘sharing in the joys and sorrows of the people’Japan’s new emperor, Naruhito, has said he is “filled with solemnity” and vowed to show the same compassion and devotion to the public as...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Outteridge skippers Japan to 3 straight wins in SailGP SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nathan Outteridge skippered Japan to three straight victories on San Francisco Bay on Saturday when the fledgling SailGP league made its U.S. debut in fast, foiling 50-foot catamarans. Australia, skippered by America’s Cup ...
18:32, 05/04/2019

Japan's samurai swordsmiths cling to a centuries-old craft At Fusahiro Shimojima's workshop, in the industrial city of Saitama, fires rage in small pits and an earthen floor absorbs the din of hammering. The 44-year-old Japanese swordsmith pounds the nascent blade of his newest creation, sending molten spark...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Meet Japan's first female commercial airline captain Originally told she was too short to attend aviation school, Ari Fuj defied doubters to become Japan's first female commercial airline captain. Here's her story....
18:16, 05/06/2019

Trump discusses North Korea with Japan's Abe after tests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had spoken with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about North Korea and trade after North Korea raised doubts about the future of denuclearization dialogue with new weapons tests....
12:48, 05/06/2019

Japan's Abe and Trump to discuss North Korea on Monday: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump are set to talk by telephone on Monday and discuss projectiles fired by North Korea, national broadcaster NHK said....
04:48, 05/06/2019

Japan’s emperor greets public for 1st time since succession TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Emperor Naruhito has greeted the public for the first time since his succession, expressing hope for Japan to keep pursuing peace. Naruhito ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne on Wednesday, a day after his 85-year-old father,...
23:16, 05/03/2019

Rugby World Cup committee warns Japan not to run out of beer Issue was raised as part of briefing sessions in cities tipped to deal with the largest influx of international visitorsIt’s the stuff of nightmares for rugby fans: organisers of the upcoming World Cup in Japan have raised fears that bars and restaur...
03:32, 05/06/2019

Japan's Nikkei dips as U.S.-China tensions escalate Japan's Nikkei share average dipped on Friday as escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms weighed on investor appetite....
00:16, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Japan, Iran FMs meet ahead of Abe’s arrival DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Japanese foreign minister has met with his Iranian counterpart in Tehran a few hours ahead of the start...
03:32, 06/12/2019

Naruhito pledges to 'always think of the people' while taking Japan's throne Japan celebrated their new emperor as symbols of power officially passed to Naruhito after his father's three-decade rule. In his speech, Naruhito pledged to "think of the people" and serve as a symbol of their unity....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Trump arrives in Japan with his Asia policy in tatters Shinzo Abe's long game is paying off. Only a year ago, the Japanese Prime Minister was looking like the odd one out as US President Donald Trump cozied up to China's Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
21:32, 05/23/2019

Japan’s Abe heads to Iran in hopes to help ease tension TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has headed to Iran on a closely watched trip, saying he hoped to help ease tension in the Middle East. Abe told reporters Wednesday that he wants to do as much as he could to secure peace and stabi...
00:32, 06/12/2019

Japan PM Shinzo Abe in Tehran to defuse US-Iran tensions Shinzo Abe is the first Japanese prime minister to visit Iran in over four decades. The trip comes amid escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf, as the US tries to cut off Iran from its main oil customers....
10:48, 06/12/2019

Japan's Aso says US-China trade uncertainty could hurt market confidence Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Saturday that uncertainty over U.S.-China trade friction, if not resolved early enough, could hurt market confidence in the outlook for the global economy....
07:32, 06/08/2019

China Faces New Competition As India, Japan Eye Sri Lanka Port India, Japan and Sri Lanka are weighing the development of a terminal at the bustling port of Colombo in a country that's seen ongoing political controversies related to investments from China's Belt......
00:32, 05/28/2019

'On your mark, get set, roll': Japan's office chair racing – video Dozens of people in Japan have taken part in a race on office chairs - a competition which was inspired by Formula One and Le Mans.The contest, which founded 10 years ago, involves teams of three battling it out across two hours to see who can comple...
11:48, 06/11/2019

Asian shares up in muted trading after Trump visit to Japan Asian stocks are mostly higher in muted trading in the absence of major market-driving news on trade negotiations during the visit of President Donald Trump to Japan...
20:48, 05/27/2019

Japan Rolled Out the Red Carpet. Trump Veered Off Into Personal Fixations. In Japan, President Trump acted like a man who could never be fully present, defining his trip more by a focus on politics at home than diplomacy abroad, expressed daily on Twitter....
23:32, 05/27/2019

Japan’s Recluses Already Faced Stigma. Then Came 2 Shocking Acts of Violence. Experts worry that a new wave of fearmongering will leave the recluses known as hikikomori even more vilified and painted falsely as prone to heinous crimes....
04:16, 06/06/2019

G-20 talks trade, finance as Japan readies for Osaka summit FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Trade and economy ministers of the Group of 20 major economies are meeting in Japan to discuss ways to reorder trade rules and finances in an era of technological change and protectionism. The meetings of financial leaders in th...
23:48, 06/08/2019

Japan plans carbon emission cuts, more nuclear energy Japan is calling for further efforts to cut carbon emissions by promoting renewables but also nuclear energy despite the 2011 Fukushima reactors meltdowns...
22:48, 06/06/2019