The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

Facebook found to have under reported income in Japan

August 29, 2019

Tokyo–Japanese tax authorities have found Facebook Inc.’s Japan unit failed to declare 500 million yen, or 4.7 million dollars, in taxable income over the two years through December 2017, informed sources said Thursday. Facebook Japan has agreed to correct its

READ MORE

No Abe-Zarif talks on Strait of Hormuz Coalition: Suga

August 29, 2019

Tokyo–Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif did not discuss a U.S.-proposed plan to create a coalition to patrol the Strait of Hormuz at their meeting on Wednesday, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thursday. At

READ MORE

Japan to hold debt management workshops in 30 African nations

August 29, 2019

Yokohama–Japan will hold workshops about public debt management in a total of 30 African countries as a measure to assist their development, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday. “Partner nations becoming heavily laden with debts would prevent (companies from)

READ MORE

Abe signals intention to promote aid to horn of Africa

August 29, 2019

Yokohama–Prime Minister Shinzo Abe signaled on Thursday Japan’s intention to step up support for human resources and infrastructure development in the Horn of Africa region in the continent’s east. In a side event of the ongoing Seventh Tokyo International Conference

READ MORE

Japan Princess hails “Anne of Green Gables” author in Canada

August 29, 2019

Prince Edward Island, Canada–Japanese Princess Hisako of Takamado on Wednesday attended a ceremony in Canada to mark the opening of a park commemorating Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942). In the ceremony, a life-size statue of the author of “Anne

READ MORE

Japan sees North Korean missiles fired Saturday as new type

August 27, 2019

Tokyo–Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said Tuesday the two short-range ballistic missiles launched by North Korea on Saturday morning can be presumed to be new-type missiles when related circumstances are judged in a comprehensive manner. Tokyo made the presumption after

READ MORE

Trade in small-clawed otters, popular as pets in Japan, to be banned

August 27, 2019

Tokyo–A panel under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, or CITES, Monday voted to ban in principle the import and export of small-clawed otters, which are increasingly popular as pets in Japan, according

READ MORE

Abe calls for creating AI rules at G-7 Meeting

August 27, 2019

Biarritz, France–Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on his counterparts in the Group of Seven major countries on Monday to create rules for utilizing artificial intelligence technology. Now is the time to work on making specific rules on AI utilization

READ MORE