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‘Hunter X Hunter’ chapter...

ECUMENICAL NEWS – Nov 4, 2016 – After going into an unwanted hiatus once more and disappointing its fans, “Hunter X Hunter” may be back in the circulation soon for its long-overdue chapter 361 as, reportedly, Yoshihiro Togashi’s wife has temporarily assumed the responsibility of penning the manga. After returning from an almost two-year hiatus […]

Tokyo’s older skyscrapers getting ret...

The Japan Times – Nov 2, 2016 – A YouTube video of a scene from inside a high-rise in central Tokyo captures the chilling moment a building swaying from the massive earthquake of March 11, 2011. The 51 seconds of footage shows office workers cowering on the 48th floor of the Shinjuku Nomura Building. Makoto Ikuta, […]

Bank of Japan delays inflation timeli...

Yahoo – Nov 1, 2016 – Japan’s central bank on Tuesday pushed back its timeline for reaching a high-profile inflation target, in the latest acknowledgement that Tokyo’s war on deflation is falling way below expectations. After a policy meeting, the Bank of Japan said it now expected prices to move “toward” 2.0 percent by March […]

Japan shippers merge container busine...

Deutsche Welle – Oct 31, 2016 – Shares in three Japanese shipping firms have soared on news they’re merging their container businesses. The move is meant to counter a global industry downturn due to too many new vessels entering the market. Three major Japanese container shipping lines announced Monday they were planning to merge their […]

‘Hunter x Hunter’ chapter...

Christian Today – Oct 25, 2016 – “Hunter x Hunter” fans are wishing for chapter 361 to arrive in mid-2017. The manga series is currently on hiatus due to the health condition of creator Yoshihiro Togashi. It is speculated that the story will pick up where chapter 360 left off. The last one ended with […]

Liberal arts studies are key to Japan...

THE JAPAN TIMES – Oct 24, 2016 – HIKONE, SHIGA PREF. – On June 8, 2015, the presidents of all 86 national universities received a notice in the name of the education and science minister, instructing them to endeavor to abolish their schools’ departments of humanities and social sciences on both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels […]

ASSESSING THE RECENT EFFECTIVENESS OF...

International Banker – Oct 20, 2016 – Last month, official data revealed that Japan’s consumer prices had fallen for the fifth consecutive month in July, dropping by 0.5 percent from the previous year, eclipsing the 0.4-percent contraction in June, and marking the biggest annual consumer price decline in more than three years. The disappointing inflation data […]

Virtual reality market growth expecte...

The Japan News – Oct 18, 2016 – People who want to get away from it all can experience imaginary worlds, or something closer to home, as virtual reality becomes more of a reality with the introduction of devices that take full advantage of developing VR technologies. On Oct. 13, a Sony Corp. subsidiary launched […]

Apple CEO, Tim Cook, arrives in Japan...

TECH2.COM – Oct 13, 2016 – Apple CEO Tim Cook has reached Japan on Wednesday as a part of his East Asia tour. He tweeted out “good morning” in Japanese confirming his presence in the country that merges technology with tradition. After tweeting out about the famous torii, Tim Cook continued his tour in Kyoto by […]

Japanese steelmakers, miners blast WA...

The Australian – Oct 11, 2016 – Japanese steelmakers have joined local iron ore producers in a ­rebellion against “job-destroying” plans in Western Australia to hike iron ore mining royalties to raise $7.2 billion. Plans from WA Nationals leader Brendon Grylls to hike royalties from 25c to $5 a tonne came under strident attack from […]