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Solid partnership aims for ‘unparalleled development’

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 20:00
For decades, Japan and Malaysia have enjoyed a good relationship in various spheres such as trade, investment, education, technology and culture. After Prime Minister Mahathir ...

Past and present of Malaysia-Japan relations

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 19:59
On behalf of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), I extend my heartfelt congratulations on the inauguration of the Mahathir administration and appointment of Darell ...

Advancing economic growth via cooperation

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 19:58
I would like to offer my heartfelt congratulations to Malaysia on its 61st anniversary of independence. Japan and Malaysia opened diplomatic relations on Aug. 31, ...

Strong, diverse economy has much to offer investors

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 19:57
It is often said that statistics only tell half the story, and for anyone interested in investing in Malaysia, it’s well worth taking a closer ...

Fair features authentic Malaysia

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 19:56
Malaysia Fair Tokyo 2018 will be held from Nov. 2 to 4.The fair, which is free of charge, will take place in the Mizu no ...

MISC on moving energy to build a better world

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 19:55
MISC Berhad is a leading provider of international energy-related maritime solutions and services. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, its core businesses include energy shipping which largely ...

Stable industrial development domestically and abroad

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 19:54
The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) is the principal promotion agency under the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) to oversee and drive investments ...

KHTP paves way for Japanese firms in Southeast Asia

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 19:53
Malaysia continues to be an attractive destination for foreign direct investment from around the world, especially Japan.The trend has been reinforced, especially after Mahathir Mohamad ...

M5.2 earthquake rocks southern Hokkaido but no tsunami warning issued

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 18:52
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 jolted Hokkaido on Friday morning, just a month after a powerful quake rocked Japan’s northernmost main island, ...

Pence to visit Japan in November for economic dialogue with Aso

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 06:54
The U.S. and Japanese governments are arranging an economic dialogue in mid-November in Japan involving Vice President Mike Pence and Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso, ...

Number of foreign visitors to recovering Kansai International Airport returning to last year’s levels

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 06:33
The number of foreign visitors to Kansai International Airport are now returning to last year’s level one month after a powerful typhoon caused the major ...

Former yokozuna Harumafuji sued over 2017 assault

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 05:50
Sumo wrestler Takanoiwa filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking ¥24 million ($210,000) in damages from Harumafuji, claiming the former yokozuna’s assault last year forced him to ...

New Okinawa governor vows all-out effort to block relocation plan for U.S. Futenma base

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 02:38
New Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki said Thursday he will dedicate all his strength toward blocking the Japan-U.S. plan to relocate a key American military facility ...

Number of Japan minors victimized in crimes via social media down slightly but remains high: National Police Agency

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 02:25
The number of minors who fell prey to sexual and other crimes through the use of social media in the first half of 2018 dropped ...

Top Japanese government spokesman denies reports Abe is wavering on submission of LDP proposal for constitutional revision

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 02:17
The top government spokesman on Thursday denied reports that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has “toned down” his stated desire to submit the ruling Liberal Democratic ...

Powerful Typhoon Kong-rey approaches Okinawa, may affect wide area of Japan over the weekend

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 02:01
A powerful typhoon is heading toward Okinawa Prefecture and may bring heavy rain to a wide area of Japan over the long weekend, the Meteorological ...

Record 37,113 children suspected to have suffered abuse in Japan in first half of 2018

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 01:50
The police have referred a record-high 37,113 suspected victims of child abuse to child welfare authorities in the first half of this year, a report ...

False quake alarm gives Tokyoites a midnight scare

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 01:30
Brace yourself, a strong quake is coming.This dramatic emergency message sent to smartphones and loudspeakers caused a brief panic after midnight Thursday in Tokyo and ...

Japanese government panel blames lack of communication and missing document for Tokyo child abuse death

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 00:43
A lack of communication between child consultation centers was a key factor in a high-profile child abuse case from earlier this year in which a ...

Health care system could collapse if elderly people’s contributions not doubled: insurance official

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 23:38
Japan’s universal health care system could collapse unless the medical expense burden shouldered by elderly patients aged 75 or older is at least doubled, a ...

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