Japan's ruling party is crafting legislation to protect consumers and smaller businesses from technology companies that operate dominant platforms, such as Amazon.com, Facebook and Rakuten, Nikkei learned Wednesday.
Japan is moving closer to requiring companies to stop using personal information for such purposes as advertising if requested by consumers, a government plan showed Thursday.
Japan will dispatch specialists and advisers in areas such as trade to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations as part of a cooperation deal to be signed later this year.
Japan is considering giving individuals the right to stop companies from using their personal data, Nikkei learned Tuesday, as companies increasingly mine this virtual resource to build new businesses.
The world’s largest food company Nestle SA is expanding its ruby chocolate range a year after the pink Kitkat became a viral sensation in Asia.
This year, Japan will host the G20 summit in June in Osaka, as well as the fifth World Assembly for Women (WAW!) and the Women 20 (W20) Japan 2019, which will be held jointly at the Hotel New Otani Tokyo in Chiyoda Ward on March 23 and 24.
Japanese companies remain vigilant after the U.K. Parliament on Thursday voted to extend the March 29 deadline for the country’s exit from the European Union amid lingering uncertainty on the issue.
WELLINGTON - A global day of student protests aimed at spurring world leaders into action on climate change to protect the planet for future generations kicked off in Australia and New Zealand on Friday.
It wasn’t until he turned 18 that Daisuke Kuse saw businessmen dressed in dapper suits up close and personal. Until then, Kuse — having spent all of his childhood surrounded by working-class families and friends in a small town in Kyoto Prefecture — had barely the foggiest idea of who they were.
Stopgap’s debut Japan tour with its international hit, “The Enormous Room,” illustrates how dance can be open to all. Dave Toole, its male lead, has no legs, and Hannah Sampson, the female lead, has Down syndrome.