Likely Tokyo Emergency Adds to Fears Economy Will Shrink Again

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s heavy hint that he will declare an emergency in the area around…

Tokyo to Urge Japan Government to Declare Emergency: Nikkei

Tokyo’s metropolitan government is set to urge the central government to declare a state of emergency,…

Japan Ex-Premier Abe Questioned by Prosecutors on Party Funding

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was questioned by prosecutors looking into allegations political funds were…

Japan Compiles Record $1 Trillion Budget For Fiscal 2021

In this article Japan has put together a record budget for next fiscal year just days…

Japan's household spending rebounds from initial Covid hit

Japan's household spending rose in October for the first time in over a year, government data…

Japan Has Worst Day of Covid Cases Yet Amid Fears of Winter Wave

Japan hit a new daily record of coronavirus infections Thursday as authorities began hinting they may…

NEC to buy Swiss software firm Avaloq for $2.2 billion

NEC Corp plans to buy Swiss financial software company Avaloq Group AG for 2.05 billion Swiss…

Japan’s Suga Makes Fresh Pitch for Meeting With Kim Jong Un

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared his willingness to meet North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un without preconditions,…

Sony stock stumbles after company reportedly cut estimate for PlayStation 5 production

Sony's stock traded about 1.8% lower Tuesday morning, recovering from losses earlier in the session when…

Itochu Aims to Take FamilyMart Private as Tender Offer Succeeds

Japan’s second-largest convenience store operator FamilyMart Co. will become a wholly owned subsidiary of top shareholder…

Japan’s Trading Giant Beats Rivals by Shunning Energy and Metals

In this article Japan’s Itochu Corp. has secured its position as the nation’s top trading giant…

Gargle Medicine Can Fight Virus, Osaka Says Citing Limited Data

The Governor of Japan’s Osaka prefecture touted the powers of gargling medicine to control the coronavirus…