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Japan and Russia are pushing ahead with new plans to develop infrastructure and industry in the Russian Far East, but analysts believe that Tokyo’s hopes for the return of disputed islands off Hokkaido will be dashed.
A giant sinkhole has opened up in the middle of a five-lane road in Japan, consuming a busy thoroughfare.
Shares in three Japanese shipping firms have soared on news they’re merging their container businesses.
International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr and Japan’s ambassador to Egypt Takehiro Kagawa signed a $396m funding agreement for the electricity sector rehabilitation project. Egyptian Electricity Holding Company chairperson Gaber Desouky, representing Egypt, and Teruyuki Ito, the chief representative of the JICA Egypt office, signed the executive agreement for the project. Nasr said that the …
Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr and Japanese ambassador to Egypt Takehiro Kagawa signed on Monday a $460m loan to finance the second phase of the Grand Egyptian Museum. Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Anany also signed the loan agreement for the project with Teruyuki Ito, chief representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Nasr …
The Ministry of International Cooperation and JICA signed the agreements on the sidelines of the annual meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund
In the next few days, the prime ministers of Japan and China will visit Havana to talk about trade and investment. The two countries hope to gain a foothold in a market that is still off- limits to US companies.
China, Malaysia are most promising markets; onions, oranges, potatoes most demanded products
The two neighbors and long-time rivals have take steps to ease the pain of the past, although many in Korea have a long memory of their mistreatment at the hands of Japanese colonizers. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
The number of Japanese without a job has fallen to a level not seen in over two decades. Still, the country faces tough challenges in the form of lackluster economic growth and stubbornly low inflation.
Egypt has inked a number of deals between Japan and other African nations, aimed at promoting continental development
We will showcase Egypt’s efforts towards creating a better investment climate, says Khodair
Takisawa delivered a message to Al-Sisi from Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe regarding the upcoming Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Kenya
Japanese shipments abroad have fallen considerably, the government has said in its latest report on trade activity in the world’s third-largest economy. The strong national currency remains a headache.
Referring to his weakening health, Japan’s revered Emperor Akihito has hinted at his desire to give up his official role as the nation’s monarch. This has set off a number of questions about what happens next.
Diplomatic Blue Book outlines Japanese national objectives for Egypt, which include counter-terrorism measures, economic development, security, and political moderation.
The Japanese government has said it’ll compile a huge stimulus package to kickstart the Asian country’s flagging economy. The announcement put more pressure on the Bank of Japan to increase monetary easing.
The suspect in a stabbing spree had been hospitalized earlier this year after saying severely disabled people should be euthanized. The attack is the worst mass killing to hit Japan in years
The Japanese cellphone carrier SoftBank is buying the chipmaker ARM, the most valuable tech company listed in London. The deal is one of the most valuable in the European tech sector to date.
Priced high to begin with, Line shares shot up even further in value in its first day of trading. The chat app’s emojis have made it a hit in Asia, and investors seem confident that it’s success will spread.
Japanese voters are set to cast their ballots this weekend to elect a new upper house of parliament. And PM Shinzo Abe’s ruling party is expected to secure a big victory. Martin Fritz reports from Tokyo.
As the implications of Britain’s decision to withdraw from the EU become clear, big changes may be in store for Japan’s economic and security ties with Europe. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
The international ratings agency has lowered Japan’s credit rating outlook amid worries over the country’s huge mountain of debt Tokyo will find increasingly difficult to reduce after delaying a planned sales tax hike.
Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe will delay a controversial increase in sales tax due to concerns for the country’s fragile economy. The move is a blow to his economic policy aimed at boosting growth and inflation.
Japan is rethinking its energy diet and could announce a shift away from nuclear power as soon as next year. Scrapping nuclear would mean more renewable energy generation, but also a heavier reliance on coal.
Barack Obama has become the first sitting US president to tour the city that was the site of the world’s first atomic bombing – an unprecedented step welcomed by the Japanese people. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
The nuclear disaster of 2011 plunged Japan’s tourism industry into crisis. That seems to be over now. For the first time, the number of tourists visiting Japan exceeds the number of Japanese visiting other countries.
Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr signed five agreements and memoranda of understanding (MoU) worth approximately $3.1bn with South Korea on 3 March during President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s visit to Asia
There is no doubt that President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s visit to Kazakhstan, South Korea, and Japan has opened doors to discussions about issues of education and health. South Korea had a unique experience in education that all countries wish to learn from. Egyptians, with their history and heritage, deserve to reclaim their true identity. Although …
Egyptian president’s Asia tour focused on boosting economic ties and improving Egyptian education sector