Tag: Japanese


G7 Calls For ‘Significant’ UN Response To North Korea Missile Launches

ROME — The United Nations’ Security Council needs to take “significant measures” in response to the latest intercontinental ballistic missile launch by North Korea, foreign ministers of the Group of Seven (G-7) major industrialized nations said Sunday. The Security Council is set to discuss North Korea in a meeting Monday at the request of the United States, following the latest […]


Japan Vows Bigger Security Role In Asia-Pacific To Tackle Threats

Prime Minister Kishida announces plans to boost country’s diplomatic and security role amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has announced plans to boost his country’s diplomatic and security role in the Asia-Pacific to tackle what he described as growing threats in the region amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Kishida said Japan will consider acquiring a preemptive strike […]


The Ultimate Travel Guide To Tokyo

Best Things To See Do And Enjoy! Tokyo is a world unto itself, and it’s an absolute must-see for any travel lover. Soak in the traditional Japanese culture, learn about modern life in the city, and people-watch until your head spins! Tokyo has it all: from hole-in-the-wall gyoza joints to high-end Michelin sushi bars. If you’re going to Tokyo, plan on […]


Forest Bathing: A New Health Phenomenon

“Shinrin-yoku” is a Japanese term that literally translates to “Forest Bath.” It means to go out into the woods or other open natural location and simply be there. This practice has swept around the globe, from purely a Japanese phenomenon to a type of preventative health care practiced around the world. Researchers have spent a great deal of time studying […]


5 Japanese Eating Etiquette

Today, one of the many differences that people must contend with more than ever before is culture. The fact is the world has become a global village, and this has resulted in closer interaction and relationship among people of different cultures. This therefore means one’s cultural intelligence must be raised to a higher level. Culture is said to be the […]


Toshiba Inks Net Loss

Toshiba, the Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, has posted a net loss of 37.8bn yen ($318m; £209.3m) for the year to March. The company’s report comes after a long wait for the sale of its stake in the Finnish firm Kone, in a bid to boost its bottom line on the back of a recent accounting scandal. […]


5 Japanese Customs You Should Be Aware Of

1. Not Tipping It’s quite important to tip your servers in America, but not so in Japan. If you leave a tip, they’ll assume you gave them too much money and make you take the extra money back. 2. Pushing On Subways Japan has one of the best transportation systems in the world, which is why many people take it […]