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Japan’s Workers Spend More Hours At The Office

August 22, 2019

In this picture taken on July 4, 2019 Japanese Yoshie Midorikawa, a sales manager at technology firm, works at her home in Tokyo. – Japan’s workers spend more hours at the office than employees in almost any other country. But


Line Launches Brokerage Service on Smartphone App

August 21, 2019

Tokyo- Japan’s Line Securities Corp. said it has launched a brokerage service on the Line free messaging app for smartphones. The joint venture between Nomura Holdings Inc. and Line Financial Corp., a unit of Line Corp., lets users trade shares


Japan: Android robot

August 18, 2019

TOPSHOT – This photo taken on June 18, 2019 shows an android robot at Kodaiji temple in Kyoto. – The 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the


Netherlands Music Festival

August 18, 2019

Japanese women’s punk rock band Otoboke Beaver performs on the second day of the 27th edition of music festival A Campingflight to Lowlands Paradise in Biddinghuizen, The Netherlands, 17 August 2019, issued 18 August 2019. EPA/PAUL BERGEN Jiji Press

Efforts to Improve Sleep Quality Spreading among Japan Firms

August 14, 2019

Osaka- An increasing number of Japanese companies are working to improve the quality of sleep of their workers, with some seeking business opportunities from “sleep technologies” for comfortable sleep. In July, Rohto Pharmaceutical Co. launched an effort to improve the


Sony Walkman’s 40th anniversary

August 11, 2019

In this picture taken on July 10, 2019, various models of Sony Walkman audio players are displayed at an exhibition marking the 40th anniversary of the iconic device, in Tokyo. – Must-have 80s gadget and one-time icon of Japan electronics


Magazine Documenting Hibakusha Testimonies Marks 50th Anniversary

August 10, 2019

Nagasaki- A magazine documenting the testimonies of victims of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing of the city of Nagasaki, southwestern Japan, and disseminating messages against war and nuclear weapons marked its 50th anniversary on Friday. In a prefatory note in


Pikachu parade in Yokohama

August 9, 2019

Performers dressed as Pikachu, the popular animation Pokemon series character, participate in a light performance during the Pikachu parade in Yokohama on August 8, 2019. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI / AFP) Jiji Press