Japan still shies away from the appetite of casino giants

Bribery cases and public opposition are slowing down the process of legalizing the activity. By Regis Arnaud A pachinko parlor, Japan’s most popular gambling game, in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo. CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP Tokyo In Japan, is it always the casino that loses? The arrest, at the end of August, of a deputy of the […]

Safe UV light for patients kills coronavirus in hospitals

“Most UV disinfection systems use germicidal lamps that emit UV C (UVC) radiation around 254 nanometers (nm). However, it is well known that 254 nm UVC is harmful to the skin and eyes ”, the work indicated. Its authors assured that 222 nm UVC light, belonging to far UVC (207-222 nm), has the same highly […]

Japan to build a factory on the moon by 2035

Photo: JAXA The plant will allow the extraction of drinking water and fuel on the Earth satellite The plant will be located near the South Pole of the Moon, exactly where, according to the calculations of scientists, there should be ice deposits. The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency intends to build a plant on the moon […]

Japan and China are racing to invest in Asia

Such Geopolitical wrangling between the economic powers can also be beneficial for emerging countries. If it doesn’t work out well with one funder for infrastructure projects, you can turn to the next. Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo made use of this luxury. China is showering the region with money as part of its huge “One Belt, […]

Japan. The man behind the scenes became prime minister

Japan’s new prime minister, conservative Yoshihide Suga, took office on Wednesday. It is the end of the Shinzo Abe era, at least formally. Suga, a little charismatic character, known among Japanese journalists as the “iron wall”, for his refusal to answer difficult questions, considered Abe’s right hand, promised to keep his predecessor’s course, setting up […]

Japan hit by a strong hurricane – Abroad – News

The hurricane is slowly leaving the region and is expected to reach South Korea later this week, but meteorologists warn that landslides, floods, strong gusts of wind and big waves are still possible in Japan. In Okinawa, the wind speed of the Maysak gusts reached 196 kilometers per hour (54.4 meters per second). Okinawa Electric […]

Berkshire Hathaway takes a stake in five major Japanese companies

Warren Buffett (Photo: Getty Images) The Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) holding company of famous American investor Warren Buffett announced on Monday that it had exceeded the threshold of 5% of the capital in five major Japanese trading houses, and is retaining the possibility of rising to 9.9 % in each of them. The five companies concerned […]

Buffett has invested in Japan and Hunger is a bigger killer than coronavirus

Buffett’s bet on Japan Billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has released details of its further investments. In the last 12 months, it has purchased roughly 5% stakes in the five largest Japanese trading companies, Itochu, Marubeni, Mitsubishi, Mitsui & Co. and Sumitomo. The total value of the investment exceeded six billion dollars after the shares […]

Japan’s next prime minister faces a ‘difficult year’ ahead after Abe resigns

Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, removes his protective face mask during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, May 14, 2020. Akio Kon | Bloomberg via Getty Images Whoever succeeds Shinzo Abe as Japan’s next prime minister is set for a “difficult year” ahead, Teneo Intelligence’s Tobias Harris told CNBC in an email. The […]