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Japanese students' eyesight deteriorates, government blames smartphone use

34.1 per cent of elementary students and up to 67.09 per cent of high school students did not have 1.0 vision.

27 Dec 2018 1:36 PM

Japan cybersecurity and Olympics minister: "I've never used a computer"

Yoshitaka Sakurada, 68, was named to the two posts last month by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

15 Nov 2018 11:40 AM

Venezuela's Mariem Velazco wins Japan's Miss International Beauty pageant

Contestants from South Africa, Romania, and Colombia bagged the second, third, and fourth positions respectively.

12 Nov 2018 1:36 PM

India, Japan sign USD 75 billion currency swap agreement

A move will help in bringing greater stability in foreign exchange and capital markets in the country.

29 Oct 2018 5:18 PM

Japanese supply ship heads to space station after delays

The craft was launched Sunday at 2:52 a.m. from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan.

26 Sep 2018 10:09 AM


Japan preschools using tablets to prep tots for digital age

Coby Preschool in Japan are using smartphone software applications designed especially for preschoolers called KitS.

26 Sep 2018 9:09 AM

Japan successfully lands robot rovers on asteroid's surface

Known as MINERVA-II1, the rovers are collectively world's first mobile exploration robot to land on the surface of an asteroid.

24 Sep 2018 8:10 AM

Japan's hacked crypto exchange says $62 million worth of coins stolen

The company initially put the amount stolen at about 6.7 billion yen ($59.48 million) when it announced the hacking incident.

21 Sep 2018 6:57 PM

Japan’s power supply system weak link in times of disaster

The blackout across entire northern island of Hokkaido after a powerful earthquake showed the weak link in all the technology.

08 Sep 2018 2:04 PM

Drones provide high-tech assistance to Japan's ageing farmers

Developers and farmers have been testing a new drone that can hover above paddy fields and perform backbreaking tasks.

24 Aug 2018 8:08 AM


India fastest growing tourism market for London: International Passenger Survey

China ranked 19th with 219,400 visitors coming in 2017 and Japan came in at 23rd with 174,800 tourists last year.

22 Aug 2018 12:24 PM

Japan aiming to end smartphone bundling, cut wireless fees

Japan’s top wireless carriers typically provide phones without upfront charges.

22 Aug 2018 8:51 AM

Department store helps solve problems of Japan's aging society

Providing a wide variety of senior's products is also a remarkable point in this mall.

09 Aug 2018 1:24 PM

Armpits new advertising space in Japan, young women become walking billboards

According to reports, prices for one hour's worth of exposure, a colour armpit ad measuring just a few inches starts around Rs 6000.

31 Jul 2018 4:11 PM

SoftBank partners Paytm to launch payments service in Japan

Paytm offers seamless mobile payments to over 300 million customers and 8 million merchants in India.

27 Jul 2018 12:40 PM


Rise of sex robots being blamed for turning Japanese people into ‘endangered species’

Trend of addiction has been revealed in documentary that focuses on how life-size dolls are fuelling sense of loneliness and alienation.

25 Jul 2018 6:45 PM

Interplay between sleep and wakefulness

Researchers revealed some neuronal pathways, which regulate sleep/wakefulness states.

23 Jul 2018 9:50 AM

Ultrasound applied to brain may help patients with dementia

Ultrasound waves, applied to the whole brain, improve cognitive dysfunction in mice with conditions simulating vascular dementia.

23 Jul 2018 9:43 AM

EU, Japan sign landmark trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs

The ambitious pact signed in Tokyo runs counter to President Donald Trump’s moves to hike tariffs on imports from many US trading partners.

17 Jul 2018 6:27 PM

‘Psychic’ octopus who correctly predicted FIFA World Cup results chopped up for food

Rabio had become latest animal to be heralded with football fortune-telling powers after it was caught by fisherman in the town of Obira

03 Jul 2018 1:09 PM