The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

Japan hails U.S.-China trade deal

January 16, 2020

Tokyo–Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga on Thursday hailed the so-called Phase One trade agreement that was signed between the United States and China in Washington on Wednesday. “Japan welcomes the signing as a positive step,” Suga told a press

READ MORE

Poland’s Prime Minister to visit Japan from Monday

January 16, 2020

Tokyo–Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki will make an official working visit to Japan for three days from Monday, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thursday. Morawiecki is scheduled to meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday. Jiji

READ MORE

Tokyo court halts pretrial procedures for Carlos Ghosn case

January 16, 2020

Tokyo–Tokyo District Court on Thursday halted pretrial conference procedures over charges against former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn that he underreported his compensation. The move came after Ghosn fled Japan to Lebanon late last month while out on bail

READ MORE

Japan confirms first case of Wuhan-linked pneumonia

January 16, 2020

Tokyo–The Japanese health ministry said Thursday it has confirmed the first case of infection in the country from a new type of coronavirus that led to an outbreak of viral pneumonia in the Chinese city of Wuhan. A man in

READ MORE

Ghosn Escape Unjustifiable: Japan’s Justice Minister

January 5, 2020

Tokyo- Japanese Justice Minister Masako Mori said in a statement on Sunday that “there is no room to justify” the escape of a defendant on bail, commenting on Carlos Ghosn’s flight from Japan to avoid a trial on financial misconduct

READ MORE

Alcohol Detected in ANA Flight Attendant

January 5, 2020

Tokyo- Alcohol was detected in a female All Nippon Airways cabin crew member and she was replaced on a flight on Friday morning, the Japanese airline said Saturday. The replacement of the flight attendant in her 20s caused delays of

READ MORE

Yokohama Marks 150th Anniv. of Beer Output by U.S. Brewer

January 5, 2020

Yokohama- This year marks the 150th anniversary of Japan’s first continual commercial beer production, in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, by U.S. brewer William Copeland, known as the father of the Japanese beer industry. Beer made in Yokohama has become well-known

READ MORE

4 Chinese Ships Sail in Japanese Waters off Senkakus

January 5, 2020

Naha, Okinawa Pref.- Four Chinese coast guard ships sailed in Japanese territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture, southernmost Japan, for about two hours on Saturday. It was the first such intrusion this year. The last time a

READ MORE