[

japan

]

Latest from japan

Quad meet to review initiatives, forge vision for future collaboration

Modi, who is visiting Tokyo during May 23-25 at the invitation of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, will also hold bilateral meetings with his Japanese counterpart and US President Joe Biden.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 'Yuva Shivir' being organised at Karelibaug, Vadodara via video conferencing, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 'Yuva Shivir' being organised at Karelibaug, Vadodara via video conferencing, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI)
Updated on May 20, 2022 02:09 AM IST
Copy Link
By, New Delhi

Japan to allow limited foreign package tours from four countries as experiment

Japan's tourism industry, hit hard by the strict border controls, is eager for foreign tourism to resume. Covid-19 infections have slowed in Japan since earlier this year and the government is gradually expanding social and economic activity before opening up to foreign tourism
A rickshaw puller carries tourists near Sensoji Buddhist temple at Tokyo's Asakusa district in Tokyo, March 31, 2021. Japan’s government announced Tuesday, May 17, 2022, it will begin allowing small package tours from four countries in later this month before gradually opening up to foreign tourism for the first time since it imposed tight border restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
A rickshaw puller carries tourists near Sensoji Buddhist temple at Tokyo's Asakusa district in Tokyo, March 31, 2021. Japan’s government announced Tuesday, May 17, 2022, it will begin allowing small package tours from four countries in later this month before gradually opening up to foreign tourism for the first time since it imposed tight border restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
Updated on May 18, 2022 08:45 AM IST
Copy Link
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Tokyo

North Korea fires 3 ballistic missiles after reporting Covid outbreak

Japan's coastguard confirmed the launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea, citing its military. The projectile appeared to fall outside Japan's exclusive economic zone, public broadcaster NHK said.
People watch a TV screen showing a news programme reporting about North Korea's missile launch with file footage, at a train station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 12, 2022. (AP/PTI)
People watch a TV screen showing a news programme reporting about North Korea's missile launch with file footage, at a train station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 12, 2022. (AP/PTI)
Published on May 12, 2022 06:04 PM IST
Copy Link
Reuters | , Seoul

Japan missing out on $37 billion pre-pandemic tourist numbers despite weak yen

Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida recently indicated that a relaxation of border measures would allow back the first leisure visitors to Japan in more than two years. Still, a return to pre-pandemic tourist numbers of almost 32 million seems a long way off, even with the yen at a two-decade low.
Japan missing out on $37 billion pre-pandemic tourist numbers despite weak yen (File Photo)
Japan missing out on $37 billion pre-pandemic tourist numbers despite weak yen (File Photo)
Updated on May 11, 2022 09:09 AM IST
Copy Link
Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Musk's 'Japan will cease to exist' tweet provokes anger, but not just at him

Japan remains the world's third-largest economy, host to global heavyweights ranging from car manufacturers to games developers, and is a key link in global semiconductor supply chains.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk.(Reuters)
Tesla CEO Elon Musk.(Reuters)
Published on May 09, 2022 01:31 PM IST
Copy Link
By | Edited by Kunal Gaurav
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Friday, May 20, 2022