Japan unveils $120 billion stimulus package
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe unveiled $120 billion in stimulus measures on Thursday, to help the world's third-largest economy overcome the aftermath of recent natural disasters.
North Korea blasts Japan's Abe, warns of 'real ballistic missile'
North Korea on Saturday warned Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that he could soon see a "real ballistic missile" while excoriating him as the "most stupid man ever known in history".
UNEP, Japan plan landfills mercury emission survey in Nigeria by 2020
To mitigate air pollution, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Japanese-based environmental consultants are to embark on a mercury survey of landfill facilities in Nigeria by the year 2020.
Pope Francis arrives in Japan to preach anti-nuclear message
Pope Francis arrived in Japan on Saturday, where he is expected to deliver a robust anti-nuclear message of peace in the only country to have suffered an atomic bomb attack.
What do you do when the sick refuses the needed medication
In ancient times, as our people say, when the sick perceive their sickness, they sought the Babalawo, the father of knowledge. He might be female and knowledgeable in the area of sickness.
Microsoft Japan Four Day Work Week Boost Productivity By 40%
Workers at Microsoft Japan worked four days a week, had three days a weekend and still got their normal paycheck. The result of this according to the management was a 40% boost in productivity. The productivity spanned across the whole division of the company and there was a lower cost spent on managing the company…
Moon, Abe hold 'friendly' talks on ASEAN sidelines
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday held their first talks for more than a year on the sidelines of a regional summit in Thailand, Moon's office said, with the neighbours' relationship in dire straits.
World's biggest trade deal to be delayed to 2020
The signing of the world's largest trade pact will likely be kicked back to 2020, according to a draft statement by Southeast Asian leaders, delaying a deal craved by China to offset a painful tariff war with the US.
Three bodies found after South Korean helicopter crash near disputed islets
South Korean rescuers located three bodies believed to be among seven who went missing after their chopper crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from islets disputed with Japan, officials said Saturday. The helicopter had just picked an injured fisherman up from Dokdo, which is known as Takeshima in Japan when it went down on Thursday night.