Tag Archives: Japanese
Japan Approves Law Enabling Emperor Akihito To Abdicate
Tokyo: Japan on Friday approved a bill that will allow Emperor Akihito to hand over the Chrysanthemum throne to his heir, Naruhito. The bill, which will make it possible to circumvent the imperial law that currently prevents the Emperor from abdicating, was approved during a cabinet meeting, Efe ..
Former Minister Ashwani Kumar Named For Japanese Honour
New Delhi: Japan has named former Union Minister Ashwani Kumar for its prestigious 'Order of the Rising Sun' award for his contribution to fostering Japan-India ties, an official statement said on Saturday. Kumar has been selected for the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun, which is the ..
Death For 5 In Bangladesh For Murder Of Japanese
A Bangladesh court on Tuesday sentenced five members of an extremist group to death for killing(Murder) a Japanese national in 2015. Japanese national Hoshi Kunio, 65, was shot dead near his farm in Rangpur district on October 3, 2015. One year later, authorities charged eight people belonging to..
Toshiba Stocks Fall
Tokyo: Toshiba shares on Tuesday fell by 9.45 per cent at the Tokyo Stock Exchange after the Japanese tech giant postponed the announcement of its financial results for the April-December period. "Toshiba's announcement of its earnings for the first nine months and third quarter was scheduled for..
Unmanned Japanese Probe Fails To Remove Space Debris
An experimental Japanese probe has failed in its mission to clear space junk from the Earths orbit, media reported. While Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's H-II Transfer Vehicle Kounotori 6 (HTV6), launched on December 9, 2016 successfully delivered supplies to the International Space Station ..
Japanese Citizen ‘Commits Suicide’ In Pakistan
A Japanese national allegedly committed suicide by jumping off a hotel building in Multan city of Pakistan's Punjab province on Thursday, the police said. The man, identified as Oka Makara, jumped to his death from the third floor of a hotel situated in Tariq Road area, Dawn newspaper quoted poli..
Honda, Google Start Negotiations On Self-Driving Cars
Tokyo: Japanese car manufacturer Honda has begun negotiations with Waymo, a Google subsidiary that builds self-driven vehicles, to collaborate on developing the technology further, the company said on Thursday. Honda R&D (research and development subsidiary of Honda Motor Co) will integrate senso..
Russian Wants Legal Action Against Former Soviet Leader Stalin
London: A Russian man, whose grandfather was executed after being falsely accused of spying, is taking posthumous action against former Russian leader Josef Stalin, a media report said. Denis Karagodin holds Stalin and nearly 20 others responsible for his grandfather's death, The Dailymail report..
Signing Peace Accord with Russia Not Easy: Japan
Buenos Aires: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said that although there was potential for a peace treaty between Japan and Russia in the future, but given their World War II rift, the path forward would not be easy. Abe said this to the press in Buenos Aires late on Monday during an officia..
Japanese PM, Trump Meet in New York
New York: US President-elect Donald Trump met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the first foreign head of government he spoke face to face since he won the November 8 election. A spokesperson said that the meeting began on Thursday evening at 4.55 p.m., at New York's Trump Tower, Efe news repor..