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DOST-supported tech startup gets Japanese investment

A Tokyo-based investment fund focusing on educational technologies has invested in a Department of Science and Technology -supported tech startup that develops tech-enabled educational tools and resources......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 12th, 2019Related News

Cherry blossoms prompt full-blown scandal for Japan’s PM

TOKYO: It might be the most Japanese of political scandals: a furor over Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s guest list at a party to mark the annual cherry blossom season. As scandals go, it has plenty of juicy elements — alleged mafia guests, disappearing evidence, even gaffes by Abe, who appeared to lay blame for shredded documents on […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsDec 9th, 2019Related News

Karate champ laments coach act

Junna Tsukii won the Southeast Asian Games gold medal in karatedo but instead of being in cloud nine, the Fil-Japanese is feeling miserable......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 8th, 2019Related News

14 Asian women rescued from sex den

At least 14 Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese women forced into prostitution were rescued from a condominium unit in Parañaque City Thursday night......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 7th, 2019Related News

Fil-Japanese Takahashi retains SEAG judo crown

Fil-Japanese Mariya Takahashi bounced back from two elimination round losses with an ippon win over Thailand’s Surattana Thongsri yesterday to retain the women’s -70 kg crown yesterday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsDec 6th, 2019Related News

Seven gold-medal haul on day 6 steadies Team PH on top of SEA Games

The Philippines continued its dominance on Day 6 of the 30th Southeast Asian Games and remained firmly entrenched at the top, thanks to an unheralded marathoner, an Asian Games golf champ, a Fil-Japanese in judo, a twin-kill from the debuting obstacle racing course event and a former contestant from the ABS-CBN’s The Voice Teens Philippines in modern pentathlon......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsDec 6th, 2019Related News

Japan officials to check infra-funded projects in Philippines

Officials from Manila and Tokyo are set to meet again this week to discuss the progress of Philippine infrastructure projects that are supported and financed by the Japanese government, the Department of Finance said Wednesday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceDec 6th, 2019Related News

Japanese doctor inambus sa Afghanistan

Nagluluksa ang mga mamamayan sa Afgha­nistan matapos mamatay sa ambush noong Miyerkoles ang nagkakawanggawa sa kanilang Japanese doctor......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsDec 5th, 2019Related News

2 PH judo bets triumph

SAN FERNANDO, PAMPANGA — Host Philippines, Thailand, and Indonesia all bagged two golds each to open the curtains of the 30th Southeast Asian Games Judo championships, Thursday at the Laus Group Events Centre here.  The star of opening day was without a doubt 23-year-old Filipino-Japanese judoka Kiyomi Watanabe. *Thank you for the support. The support […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsDec 5th, 2019Related News

Sapporo venue fixed for Tokyo 2020 marathon

The men’s marathon at the Tokyo Olympics will be held early in the morning of the Games’ final day in a Sapporo park on the northern island of Hokkaido in a bid to avoid the heat and humidity of the Japanese capital, the IOC announced Wednesday. Sapporo’s Odori Park, used in the past as a […] The post Sapporo venue fixed for Tokyo 2020 marathon appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsDec 4th, 2019Related News

PH, Japan to hold infrastructure meet

The government is set to hold a high-level meeting with Japanese officials this week to discuss the progress of the Duterte’s administration’s big-ticket infrastructure projects with funding support from Tokyo......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceDec 4th, 2019Related News

Asakawa is new ADB president

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) board of governors has elected Masatsugu Asakawa as its new president. In a statement on Monday, the multilateral lender said Asakawa, currently the special advisor to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Finance Minister Taro Aso, would take over as its 10th chief on Jan.17, 2020. He will succeed Takehiko […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsDec 3rd, 2019Related News

North Korea warns Abe with ‘real ballistic missile’

SEOUL, South Korea (AFP) — North Korea on Saturday warned Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that he could soon see a “real ballistic missile” while excoriating him as the “most stupid man ever known in history.” The colorful condemnation comes two days after the isolated state tested what it called a “super-large multiple launch rocket […] The post North Korea warns Abe with ‘real ballistic missile’ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsDec 1st, 2019Related News

Former Japan prime minister Yasuhiro Nakasone dies at 101

TOKYO, Japan (UPDATED) – Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone, an ardent conservative who worked to forge a stronger military alliance with the United States, died on Friday, November 29, at the age of 101, an official at his son's office said. In office for 5 years from November 1982 to ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 29th, 2019Related News

‘Comfort women’ sue goverment before UN

For perpetuating a “culture of impunity” that discriminates against women, 24 grandmothers who survived the Japanese military’s sexual slavery during World War II have sued the Philippine government for failing to address their demand for reparations from Japan......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 29th, 2019Related News

End of an era as Japan s Panasonic exits chip business

TOKYO, Japan – Japanese electronics giant Panasonic said Thursday, November 28, it was exiting the semiconductor business, selling its loss-making subsidiary to a Taiwanese firm as it struggles with intense competition from China and South Korea. It marks the end for a once iconic Japanese business, with Panasonic seen as a ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 28th, 2019Related News

Hyundai Motor to invest $1.5 billion in Indonesia factory

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea's Hyundai Motor  has signed a deal to build a $1.5-billion car plant in Indonesia, the company said, its first in Southeast Asia, where Japanese carmakers dominate the market. The deal comes as Seoul looks to diversify its trade-dependent economy, the world's 11th largest, away ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 27th, 2019Related News

Uniqlo s having a week-long Black Friday sale

MANILA, Philippines – As if you needed more reason to drop by everyone's favorite Japanese casual wear store, think again.  Uniqlo Philippines announced Wednesday, November 27, it will be having a week-long "Black Friday" sale from November 29 to December 5.  While they've yet to announce the full mechanics of the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 27th, 2019Related News

Female staff at Japanese store wear ‘period badges’ to break menstrual taboo

In some countries, menstruation is considered a culturally sensitive topic. Women don’t have the freedom to talk about personal hygiene in public and some of them (particularly Japanese women) are barred from any place of worship during their monthly periods. But recently, a lot of women have spoken out about period shaming around the world. […] The post Female staff at Japanese store wear ‘period badges’ to break menstrual taboo appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsNov 27th, 2019Related News

Government allocates P202 million to boost rice yields

To help boost the rice production of farmers, the government has allocated to the rehabilitation of post-harvest facilities the P202-million budget provided by the Japanese government, Secretary to the Cabinet Karlo Nograles said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 27th, 2019Related News