Category Archives: General Japan News

EU, Japan ask U.N. to condemn N Korea over rights abuses

EU, Japan ask U.N. to condemn N Korea over rights abuses

EU, Japan ask U.N. to condemn N Korea over rights abuses The European Union and Japan asked the United Nations on Tuesday to condemn North Korea for gross human rights…

Spelunky 2: first trailer

Spelunky 2: first trailer

Spelunky 2: first trailer Popular roguelike indie adventure Spelunky is getting a somewhat surprising sequel. While the original Spelunky is considered by many to be one of the greatest indie…

Abe vows to maximize pressure on N Korea

Abe vows to maximize pressure on N Korea

Abe vows to maximize pressure on N Korea Liberal Democratic Party leader Shinzo Abe was re-elected as Japan’s prime minister Wednesday following his ruling bloc’s overwhelming victory in the lower…

Honda profit slips on air-bag woes despite sales growth

Honda profit slips on air-bag woes despite sales growth

Honda profit slips on air-bag woes despite sales growth Honda Motor Co’s fiscal second quarter profit slipped compared to a year ago as costs related to a massive air-bag recall…

Koreans in Japan wary of tensions with North, worry about backlash

Japan to offer free HIV testing in annual company health checks to encourage early detection

Japan to offer free HIV testing in annual company health checks to encourage early detection   In a bid to encourage more people to undergo HIV tests, the health ministry…

Japan pledges to help Philippines rebuild Marawi

Japan pledges to help Philippines rebuild Marawi

Japan pledges to help Philippines rebuild Marawi Japan said on Monday it will help the Philippines rebuild conflict-torn southern Marawi city as well as other infrastructure in a deepening of…

Scandal clouds prospects for Kobe Steel's turnaround

Scandal clouds prospects for Kobe Steel’s turnaround

Scandal clouds prospects for Kobe Steel’s turnaround Executive Vice President Naoto Umehara avoided directly commenting on the scandal’s impact in a news conference Monday to announce earnings for the six…

Koreans in Japan wary of tensions with North, worry about backlash

Yokohama doctor urges Vietnamese to skip Japan’s foreign vocational trainee system, likens it to ‘slavery’

Yokohama doctor urges Vietnamese to skip Japan’s foreign vocational trainee system, likens it to ‘slavery’ A Japanese doctor is warning Vietnamese considering traveling to Japan to work as vocational trainees…

Super Mario Odyssey: Nintendo Switch review

Super Mario Odyssey: Nintendo Switch review

Super Mario Odyssey: Nintendo Switch review When Nintendo’s athletic mascot celebrated his 30th anniversary in 2015, the event coincided with the release of the charming Super Mario Maker. But as…

Scandal-hit Japanese automakers eye return to 'golden age'

Scandal-hit Japanese automakers eye return to ‘golden age’

Scandal-hit Japanese automakers eye return to ‘golden age’ Repeated quality scandals, stiff foreign competition and lagging technology have knocked Japan’s auto giants off pole position but analysts say the once…