Archive for January 18th, 2020

Sales of aged Taketsuru whiskeys to end in March due to shortage of unblended whiskey

Sales of aged Taketsuru whiskeys to end in March due to shortage of unblended whiskey

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | JapanNews | 6:02 AM

Nikka Whisky Distilling Co. has announced it will stop selling three aged whiskeys under its main brand Taketsuru Pure Malt at the end of March. The subsidiary of Asahi Group [...] » More

Japan confirms 1st case of new China coronavirus

Japan confirms 1st case of new China coronavirus

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | JapanNews | 6:02 AM

The health ministry said Thursday that a Chinese man in his 30s who visited the Chinese city of Wuhan has been infected with the new coronavirus, the first case of infection [...] » More

Japan posts record machinery orders growth in November

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | JapanToday | 6:02 AM

Japan’s core machinery orders posted record monthly growth in November, in a bright sign for business spending which has helped sustain a fragile recovery in the [...] » More

Nissan adds nearly 346,000 vehicles to Takata recall saga

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | JapanToday | 6:02 AM

Nissan is recalling nearly 346,000 vehicles worldwide to replace dangerous Takata air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel. The Nissan front passenger inflators [...] » More

Nissan LEAF is Coming and Here’s What We Need to Know

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Carmudi | 6:02 AM

Since last year, Nissan has announced the coming of their electric vehicle introduction, Nissan LEAF, in the Philippines. There have been much fanfare prior to its coming and [...] » More

25th anniversary of Great Hanshin Earthquake observed

25th anniversary of Great Hanshin Earthquake observed

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Asahi | 6:02 AM

Events were held on Friday morning to mark the 25th anniversary of the Great Hanshin Earthquake in Hyogo Prefecture. The magnitude 7.3 earthquake, which struck at 5:46 a.m. [...] » More

Japan’s Shikoku Electric says to delay nuclear reactor restart after court order

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japanese utility Shikoku Electric Power Co said on Friday it had been ordered by a Hiroshima court to suspend operations of its only operable nuclear reactor, the No.3 unit [...] » More

It’s a boy! Japanese minister Koizumi’s first child born, paternity leave looms

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japanese environment minister Shinjiro Koizumi, who has said he will take paternity leave [...] » More

Reporting on Ghosn probe, Nissan reveals more managers were involved in malpractice

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 6:02 AM

Nissan Motor Co. has revealed more details of an exhaustive probe into Carlos Ghosn, a week after its fugitive former leader accused the Japanese carmaker of being behind the [...] » More

Startup service can ease financial pain of losing lawsuits

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Asahi | 6:02 AM

A Tokyo-based startup is offering insurance that covers the legal expenses of plaintiffs if they lose their lawsuits in court. Japan Legal Network Co. started providing two [...] » More

Japanese airline still using some startling old, almost 20-year-old computer tech, traveler learns

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | SoraNews | 6:02 AM

Air carrier has stuck with its airport OS for longer than just about any private PC user. Skymark Airlines might not be as well-known as Japan’s two largest carriers, [...] » More

Japan Chose The F-3 Over America’s F-35 For One Reason (China)

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Charlie Gao | 6:02 AM

In February 2019, Japan turned heads with its decision to proceed with the development of an indigenous stealth fighter jet. This came in the wake of the decision to purchase [...] » More

Japan court halts nuclear reactor restart citing volcano, quake risks

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Japanese nuclear reactor near a fault line must remain shut because of the risk of its being struck by earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, a high court ordered on Friday. [...] » More

Japan former top currency diplomat Asakawa takes office as ADB chief

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 6:02 AM

Former vice Finance minister for International Affairs Masatsugu Asakawa assumed office Friday as president of the Asian Development Bank, the Manila-based organisation said. [...] » More

Japanese suicides decline to lowest in over 40 years

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 6:02 AM

Suicides in Japan in 2019 fell to their lowest number in more than 40 years, police said on Friday, marking the 10th straight year of declines. Though suicide has a long [...] » More