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Japan’s quick action on Tun Mahathir’s request for joint oil spill response

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 30 — Japan has taken quick action on a request by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe for joint collaboration between the two countries in oil spill response, especially in the

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Japanese minister Koizumi’s first child born, paternity leave looms

Japanese environment minister Shinjiro Koizumi, who has said he will take paternity leave here in a rare move for a Japanese man, announced today the birth of his first child: a boy. Koizumi, son of charismatic former prime minister Junichiro Koizumi and

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Japan minister Koizumi to take paternity leave, aims to be role model

Japanese environment minister Shinjiro Koizumi today announced he would take paternity leave, as he aims to become a role model for the country’s working fathers. Koizumi, son of charismatic former prime minister Junichiro Koizumi and seen as a future leader

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Japan’s Kento Momota easily wins Malaysia Masters

KUALA LUMPUR: World number one Kento Momota struggled in the first game before defeating Viktor Axelsen of Denmark in the men’s singles final of the season-opening 2020 Malaysia Masters here today. The Japanese took almost one hour to beat Axelsen,

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Japan halts trial of man accused of killing 19 disabled people

The trial of a man accused of stabbing to death 19 disabled people at a care home in 2016 was interrupted today after the man seemed to put something in his mouth, started struggling with court officials and lay on

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South Korea, Japan, China leaders to promote North Korea-US dialogue

China, Japan and South Korea have agreed to work together to promote dialogue between the United States and North Korea, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said today following a summit between the three countries in China. North Korea has set

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Japan’s Blue Capital inks RM100 mln investment in Lahad Datu POIC

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah investment mission to Japan has finalised a RM100 million investment from Tokyo-based Blue Capital Management Co. Ltd. (Blue Capital) whose core business includes biomass power generation. The investment was concluded through an agreement signed between the

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It’s been a hectic year for Malaysia’s ambassador to Japan

TOKYO: It has been quite a hectic stint for Datuk Kennedy Jawan in the almost one year that he has been here as Malaysia’s Ambassador to Japan. Last month, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and

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Azbil now offers ceiling temperature sensor outside of Japan

KUALA LUMPUR: Azbil Corporation has started sales of its ceiling-mounted temperature sensor (round type), an indoor temperature sensor for use with office building HVAC systems outside of Japan. Its overseas launch is centred on office buildings and other structures in

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King undertakes special visit to Japan

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah (pix) and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah will undertake a Special Visit to Japan beginning today until Oct 24, according to Wisma Putra. In a statement, the

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